Robert Wilson Elementary School

Dress for Success Code2016-2017

In order to encourage school pride, pride in personal appearance, respect for others, and ensure student success, students attending Robert Wilson Elementary School will be required to wear the following standardized dress.

SHIRTS:Any color, any style shirt may be worn. Prohibited attire as per District Dress Code include: tank tops, muscle shirts, halter tops, spaghetti straps, shirts that expose backs or midriffs, low-cut blouses/tops, and see through garments.

PANTS & SHORTS:Any color pants or shorts are permitted. Students in 3rd- 5th grades must adhere to District guidelines for shorts/skirts/skorts length. See example (the dollar bill rule). Prohibited attire as per District Dress Code include: no bagging or sagging pants. No spandex/leggings, or frayed, torn, faded pants or shorts allowed

JUMPERS, SKIRTS, SKORTS: Any color jumpers, skirts, or skorts are permitted. Students in 3rd- 5th grades must adhere to District guidelines for shorts/skirts/skorts length. See example (the dollar bill rule).

SHOES: Closed toe and closed heel shoes are recommended for safety reasons & for participation in P.E.Prohibited shoes as per District Dress Code include: Shoes with wheels, steel toe shoes, flip flops, sandals, beach shoes

WINTER WEAR:Jackets, coats, sweatshirts, turtlenecks, or sweaters of any color may be worn during inclement weather. Hoods or hoodies MAY NOT be worn indoors.

HAIR:Hair must be neat and clean. Prohibited hairstyles as per District Dress Code include: unconventional colors/hairstyles such as mohawks, spiked hair or designs

ACCESSORIES: No hats or bandanas are permitted. No make-up, artificial nails, heavy jewelry, or visible tattoos are permitted. Due to safety concerns only stud earrings may be worn. THE SCHOOL IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE THEFT OF SUCH ITEMS as jewelry, purses, games or cell phones. These items should be left at home.

Due to constant changes in styles, the Campus Advisory Team reserves the right to change the Dress code. Parents will be notified if changes occur.

Calendar of Option Days

Throughout the year designated Option Days are built into the school calendar. On Option Days students may wear any style of clothing as long as it meets the CCISD Dress Code Policy as stated below, with the exception that tennis shoes must be worn for safety at P.E.and recess. Additional option days may be included during the year that follows a certain educational theme. On these days, students may dress according to the “theme” or Robert Wilson Dress Code. Parents will be notified of these “theme” days.

October:31st – Halloween decorated clothing ONLY; NO COSTUMES)

December:12th- 16th – Christmas Attire

February:12th – Valentine’s Day Attire

March:Texas Public Schools Week- (Themes to be announced)

Other Option Days throughout the year will be announced

The following is the minimum student dress/grooming code set forth in the Student/Parent Handbook

by the CCISD Board of Education, Board Policy FNCA (Local):

“Parents and students are expected to use good judgment in selecting appropriate clothing for students to wear at school. Each student shall wear clothing that fits properly, is neat, and is not so revealing as to cause a distraction. Girl’s apparel must not be above the knee to the point of being a distraction. Muscle shirts, see-through shirts or blouses, bare midriffs, strapless and/or backless outfits and beachwear are prohibited. State law requires shoes to be worn at all times. No article of clothing or other accessories shall be worn in such a way as to advertise, promote, or be associated with gang activities.” All schools in CCISD have the right to establish specific criteria and guidelines in additions to the District’s standards.

Appropriate length of shorts for 3th, and 5th grade students

Consequences for Non-Compliance with Robert Wilson Dress Code:

1.Teacher Contacts Parents (Phone/Conference/Note)

2.Change of clothes

3.Shirts w/vulgarities, inappropriate messages or symbols will be turned inside-out