Hillcrest Middle School Mandatory Uniform Policy
2017-2018

Purpose – In order to improve discipline, reduce violence, encourage attendance and enhance the learning environment, the board will allow district schools to have a student uniform program.

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Bottoms: Solid Unadorned Khaki, Black, or Navy colored pants, skirts, shorts, skorts and jumpers (appropriately sized).  No jeggings, yoga pants, sweat pants, joggers, pants with elastic on the legs, low riders or skinny leg jeans are acceptable.  No denim or jeans of any color.  No leggings or stretchy material.

Tops: Solid White, Navy Blue, or Light Blue oxford, polo shirts or turtle necks (long or short sleeves) are required.  A manufactured logo is allowed provided it is no larger than a quarter (25 cents). Nothing is to be on the back or across the front of the shirt.   Visible undergarments must be white, black, or navy blue. All shirts must be tucked in.

Belts: A belt must be worn in garments with belt loops.

Shoes and Shoe Laces: Any closed toe/closed heel shoe is acceptable.  Students cannot wear sandals, open-toed shoes, or shoes with no backs.  Bedroom shoes are not allowed.

Socks: The pair that you are wearing must be the same color.  If you are wearing shorts or a skirt you cannot wear knee high socks.

Outerwear:  No pullover hoodies or sweatshirts are allowed.  A Hillcrest jacket is acceptable.  Any outerwear garment that prevents the ability to see the uniform shirt is prohibited.  Other jackets, sweaters and headwear may be worn to school but not in the building.  Non-uniform items may be stored in student lockers.

No athletic head bands and no head scarves/bandanas may be worn.

All clothing must be appropriately sized for the school environment.  District dress code still applies.

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Disciplinary Actions:

1st Offense:   A documented phone call to a parent by a staff member (a copy will be kept in the student’s file in the main office)

2nd Offense:  In School Suspension and Guidance Referral

3rd Offense:  1-3 Class Days Out of School Suspension and Intervention Agreement

4th Offense:  3-5 Class Days Out of School Suspension

5th Offense:  5-7 Days Out of School Suspension

6th Offense:  Recommendation for Expulsion