St. Thecla

Dress Code

Beginning in Kindergarten, students must adhere to the dress code policies outlined in the school handbook. Please use the guidelines listed below for your reference!

 

Students in Preschool (3yo) and PreK (4yo) are not required to wear a uniform.

General Guidelines

Shoes

Brown, black or navy dress shoes must be worn on non-gym days. Gym shoes will not be allowed on non-gym days, and are to be worn only on gym days. Your child’s gym shoes must not scuff the floor. White or mostly white soles are preferred. Boots are to be removed and shoes put on during the school day.

The following may never be
worn: shoes with blinking lights, backless shoes, flip-flops, platform shoes, shoes with wheels, moccasins, slippers, and unsafe styles or distractions to the learning environment. 

Hair

HAIR must be natural color, no bleaching or dying is allowed. Styles should not detract from learning. Hair must be neatly groomed. 

Boys’ hair should be above the eyebrows and ears and off the collar. Crew cuts or buzz cuts are acceptable. 

Headbands and hair accessories must not be jarring/garish or distracting in nature.

Administration has discretion.

Accessories

  • No makeup, nail polish, or temporary tattoos
  • No excessive jewelry. No hoop or dangling earrings
  • No hooded sweatshirts may be worn during the school day.
  • Socks must be worn. For girls in grades K through 8 these are to be white or navy blue socks, knee highs or tights. For boys in grades K through 8 white or black socks must be worn.
  • On gym days white or black socks must be worn by all students.

BOYS – Kindergarten through Grade 5

  • Medium blue, two button polo shirt
  • Uniform navy blue pants (uniform navy shorts May 1- October 31). Uniform pants and shorts may not have outside cargo pockets, welded seams, or metallic trim.
  • Pants with loops require wearing a black, blue, or brown belt.
  • Shirts must be tucked into pants or shorts.
  • Sweaters must be navy blue with the school logo.

GIRLS – Kindergarten through Grade 5

  • White collared (short or long-sleeved) blouse, polo top, or turtleneck
  • Plaid uniform jumper (Grades 1-4), uniform skirt or jumper (Grade 5)
  • Uniform navy blue pants (uniform navy shorts May 1-October 31)
  • Tops must be tucked into the pants or shorts.
  • Sweaters must be navy blue with the school logo.
  • No slacks, sweat pants, leg warmers, pajama pants, or shorts longer than the skirt are to be
    worn during the school day.
  • If a belt is worn it must be black, blue, or brown

BOYS – Grades 6 through 8

  • Navy blue, two button polo shirt with school logo
  • Khaki uniform dress pants (uniform shorts May 1-October 31)
    Uniform pants and shorts may not have outside cargo pockets, welded seams, or metallic trim.
  • Pants with loops require wearing a black, blue, or brown belt.
  • Sweaters must be navy blue with school logo.
  • Shirts must be tucked into pants or shorts.
  • No earrings may be worn.

GIRLS – Grades 6 through 8

  • Navy blue, two button polo shirt or over-blouse with school logo
  • Plaid uniform skirts
  • Khaki uniform dress pants (uniform shorts May 1-October 31)
  • Sweaters must be navy blue with the school logo.
  • Tops must be tucked into the pants, shorts, or skirts unless it is an over-blouse.
  • No slacks, sweat pants, leg warmers, pajama pants, or shorts longer than the skirt are to be
    worn during the school day.

GYM UNIFORMS

The gym uniform consist of navy blue with grey or white logo T-shirts, shorts (May 1- October 31), sweatshirts, or sweatpants. Non-logo clothing is prohibited. Students may wear gym clothes to school on gym days only.

No colored or logo t-shirts or tank tops may be worn under the uniform or gym shirts. Only plain
white t-shirts are allowed and must be tucked in. No pajama bottoms, jeans or yoga/workout pants

 

Preschool (3) and Pre K (4)

No uniforms are required. Students should wear comfortable clothing appropriate for easy
movement and the weather.

Out of Uniform Day Regulations

  • Shorts or skirts must be an appropriate length
  • Shirts must have sleeves
  • Shoe, makeup, jewelry, nail polish and tattoo guidelines listed under Uniform Regulations must
    be followed
  • Inappropriate pictures or sayings on shirts are not permitted
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