"The Governing Board expects that students will present themselves in a manner which will not disrupt the educational program of the school. Their appearance should be neat, clean and acceptable to the general society and in keeping with the activities at the school. The Governing Board considers this to be a judgment area of the site administrator of the school (BP 5132)."
The Dress Standard applies to all school days, and all school activities. Clothing should be comfortable, clean and appropriate.
The following guidelines are based upon safety and the idea that grooming and clothing should not be distracting to others:
The school administration recognizes that fashion trends may pose challenges for students in finding appropriate clothing; however, it is important to maintain a proper learning environment. Parents/guardians and students are requested to take the proper steps to ensure their clothing meets the standards of the dress code. Whether clothing meets dress code guidelines will be determined by the way the clothes fit as the student participates in the regular activities of the school day (e.g. walking, sitting, standing, or moving about). The appropriateness of clothing in question as per this dress code will be left to the discretion of the school administration (RUSD board policy 5132).
The following guidelines apply to all regular school activities: