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Vidalia City Schools (Grades 6-12) 2020-2021 Dress Code
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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Vidalia City Schools (Grades 6-12)

2020-2021 Dress Code

 

 

General Guidelines

        Clothing or accessories that depict inappropriate messages of any kind, to include, but not limited to, violence, gambling, gangs,         prejudice, racism, sexual innuendoes, alcohol, drugs, and/or tobacco are not allowed.

        Clothing that is inappropriate or distracting to the school environment is not allowed.

        No clothing may draw attention to anatomical parts.

        Proper undergarments must be worn at all times and must not be visible.

        Clothing must be worn on the correct side.

        No bandana print on any clothing or accessories

        Midriffs are not allowed to be visible at any time

 

Tops (Shirts, Sweatshirts, Vests, Jackets, and Outerwear)

        Shirts, sweatshirts, vests, jackets, and outerwear are allowed in any color or pattern, with the exception of bandana print. Examples of a pattern include stripe, polkadot, checkered, etc…

        No words or pictures are allowed on shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, and outerwear, with the exception of the clothing brand logo that cannot be any larger than 3 inches (size of a credit card). Vidalia school system affiliated shirts (VHS, JRT, SDM, and JDDP) are the only exceptions.

        Sleeveless shirts are allowed but must extend to the shoulder. Sleeves must be worn on the shoulder. They are not allowed to be pulled down. No tank tops are allowed.

        Shirts must cover all undergarments. No lace or see-through shirts are allowed. All cleavage must be completely covered.

        Trench coats are not permitted.

        Hoods on jackets are NOT allowed to be worn inside of the building.

        No writing or pictures allowed on jackets, with the exception of the brand logo which can be no larger than three inches (size of a credit card). Jackets can include patterns. Bandana print is not allowed

 

Pants/Bottoms

        Pants or jeans only (no shorts, sweats, or athletic pants)

        No writing or pictures allowed on pants or jeans, with the exception of the brand logo which can be no larger than three inches (size of a credit card).

        Pants/Bottoms are allowed in any color or pattern, with the exception of bandana print.

        No pajamas are allowed.

        No holes or fake holes are allowed. This includes holes covered by strings.

        Leggings are allowed ONLY with dresses or skirts.

        Dresses and skirts are allowed ONLY with leggings. Dresses and skirts must touch the top of the knee.

        Pants must be worn at the natural waist and must be the correct size to conceal undergarments.

 

Shoes

        Bare feet, slippers, bedroom shoes, or cleats will not be allowed.

        Shoes with shoelaces must be tied. Shoes with Velcro must be fastened.

        Open toe shoes are allowed (slides, Birkenstock, flip flops can be worn)

 

Headgear/Jewelry/Accessories

        Headgear wider than two inches may not be worn in the building unless for a special day designated by the school. Headgear includes, but not limited to, hats, beanies, bandanas, scarves, shower caps, and bonnets.

        No writing or pictures allowed on headgear, with the exception of the brand logo which can be no larger than three inches (size of a credit card).

        Hair must be free of all grooming items.

        Body paint or writing on skin is not allowed.

        No clothing accessories or jewelry with spikes or protruding studs are allowed, no chains hanging from clothing or pockets are allowed.

        No objects should be attached to clothing unless school related (ribbons, buttons, towels, etc…). Lanyards for school IDs should have no writing or pictures.

        Items, accessories, and tattoos that signify or are related to gangs, gang membership, or gang activity or are disruptive to school safety and discipline are prohibited and are required to be covered.

        Items, accessories, and tattoos that contain vulgarity, political advertisement, sexual innuendos, tobacco products, alcoholic products, firearms, or illegal substances are prohibited and are required to be covered.

        Earrings and studded nose rings are allowed. All other piercings must be covered or removed while on campus.

        Cosmetics must be worn in a manner so as not to draw excessive attention as to distract others.

        Any person whose religious affiliation does not coincide with the school dress code must file for variance with administration.

 

Administration has the right to make adjustments to the dress code for the benefit of students and/or for safety.

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