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STUDENT UNIFORM DRESS CODE

It is the belief of Trinity Lutheran School that appearance and attire does affect a person's attitude and behavior. 
All clothing should be modest and in good taste – to the glory of God.
Our dress regulations and appearance requirements are set out by the following guidelines. 
All students will be expected to follow these guidelines.

Students will dress according to the dress code.  Clothing will be clean and neat at all times, with no holes, or holes repaired neatly.
As a general principle, the Dress Code is about solid colors!

FEMALES:

TOPS:  6 solid colors—Cobalt blue, Navy blue, Red, White, Yellow, Black

      Styles:

      1)    Long or short sleeved polos (Trinity logoed cobalt blue shirt required for Friday dress,

      2)    performances, and field trips)

      3)    Long, short, or ¾ length sleeve oxford blouse with standard collar in colors listed above

      4)    V-neck  or crew neck sweaters or vests in colors listed above; Trinity logoed blue fleece vest

      5)    Cardigan sweaters in colors listed above

      6)    Black or white solid color turtlenecks/long-sleeved t-shirts may be worn under polos, blouses, sweaters or vests

      Polos / blouses / turtlenecks are to be tucked in at all times.

      Trinity hoodies and sweatshirts are considered outdoor wear.

BOTTOMS:  3 solid colors—Khaki tan, Navy blue, Black

      Styles:

      1)    Chinos pants only (no extra pockets, zippers, drawstrings)

      2)    Capris (crops) in same style

      3)    Skirts/skorts must have length no shorter than two inches above the knee

      4)    Shorts must have length past fingertips in same style as pants.

      5)    Appropriate back pockets are called "weld pockets".

JUMPERS:  3 solid colors—Khaki tan, Navy blue, Black

POLO DRESSES: 4 solid colorsKhaki tan, navy blue, Black, Red

SOCKS/TIGHTS/LEGGINGS:  4 solid colors—Khaki tan, Navy blue, Black, White 

      Girls in grades 5-8 may wear nylons of same colors. We know that self-expression is desired by our students, 
      but please limit socks/tights/leggings to solid colors, as listed above.

SHOES:   5 SOLID COLORS—Khaki tan, Navy blue, Black, Brown, White

      Styles:

      1)    Dress shoes (plain lace up, leather loafer, Mary Janes)

      2)    All-weather Mocs

      3)    Sandals (no flip-flops)

      4)    Cowboy boots

      5)    Tennis shoes

      6)    Dress boots

      No clogs, hiking shoes, platform/high heels.

      NOTE: Rubber-toed Keds are not considered solid color. 

      Lace-up shoes must have laces of solid colors listed above and be tied.

      Snow boots are not considered classroom attire. 

      Athletic shoes for gym class or recess are allowed.

BELTS:  Plain black, brown, navy, or tan belts are allowed but not required.

HAIR:  Hair is to be clean, neatly combed, and trimmed (out of the eyes).  
      Bangs are not to go past the middle of the eyebrows, or must be secured out of the eyes. 
      Unnatural hair coloring is not allowed.  
      Small hair accessories which coordinate with the school uniform, and are not distracting, are permitted. 
      Hair pins/barettes will be kept at school for students to use at a teacher’s request.

COSMETICS:  Chapstick and clear lip gloss are permitted.  No fake nails. Clear or light pink nail polish is permitted.  
      A tasteful amount of natural-colored cosmetics such as mascara and cover-up may be used by 7th-8th grades.  
      Other products are not permitted.  Tattoos or any skin drawings are not permitted. 
      Nail polish/makeup remover will be kept at school for students to use at a teacher’s request.

JEWELRY:  Watches, small necklaces, one ring/one bracelet per hand or arm, and one small studded earring in the lobe of the ear are permitted.  
      No other body jewelry is allowed.

FRIDAYS/PERFORMANCE DAYS:  The Trinity logoed cobalt blue polo shirt with khaki bottoms are required.  
      This attire is also to be worn on the final day of any shortened week of school. No shorts are to be worn on performance days.

MALES:

TOPS:  6 solid colors—Cobalt blue, Navy blue, Red, White, Yellow, Black

      Styles:

      1)    Long or short sleeved polos (Trinity logoed cobalt blue shirt required for  Friday dress, performances, and field trips)

      2)    Long or short sleeved oxford shirts with standard collar in colors listed above

      3)    V-Neck or Crew neck sweaters or vests in colors listed above; Trinity logoed blue fleece vest

      4)    Black or white solid color turtlenecks / long-sleeved t-shirts may be worn under polos, shirts, sweaters, or vests.

      Polos/shirts are to be tucked in at all times.Trinity hoodies and sweatshirts are considered outdoor wear.

BOTTOMS:  3 solid colors—Khaki tan, Navy blue, Black       

      Styles:

      1)    Chinos pants only (no extra pockets, zippers, drawstrings)

      2)    Dress shorts in chino style as listed above and no shorter that two inches above the knee

      3)    Appropriate back pockets are called "weld pockets".

BELTS: Plain black, brown, tan, or navy belts are allowed but not required.

TIES:    Solid color neckties are allowed, but not required.

SOCKS:  4 solid colors—Khaki tan, Navy blue, Black, White

SHOES:  5 SOLID COLORS—Khaki tan, Navy blue, Black, Brown, White

      Styles:

      1)    Dress shoes(plain lace up, leather loafer)

      2)    All-weather Mocs

      3)    Sandals(no flip-flops)

      4)    Traditional cowboy boots

      5)    Tennis shoes

      No clogs or hiking shoes.

      NOTE: Rubber-toed Keds are not considered solid color.

      Lace-up shoes must have laces of solid colors as listed above and must be tied.

      Snow boots are not considered classroom attire.

      Athletic shoes for gym class or recess are allowed.

HAIR:  Hair is to be clean, neatly combed and trimmed. 
      Bangs are not to go past the middle of the eyebrows, or must be secured out of the eyes. No ponytails allowed. 
      Haircuts shall show at least partial ear lobes on the sides and hair is not to touch shirt collars in the back. 
      Unnatural hair coloring is not allowed. Hair pins/barrettes will be kept at school for students to use at a teacher’s request.

TATOOS:  Tatoos or any skin drawings are not permitted.

JEWELRY:  Watches and 1 small neckband are allowed.  Boys are not permitted to wear earrings.  Only one ring per hand is permitted. No other body jewelry is allowed.

FRIDAYS/PERFORMANCE DAYS:  The Trinity logoed cobalt blue polo shirt with khaki bottoms are required.  

This attire is also to be worn on the final day of any shortened week of school. No shorts are to be worn on performance days.

Students in the Preschool 3 year old class are required to wear the Trinity logoed cobalt blue shirt on Tuesdays.

Students in the Preschool 4 year old classes are required to wear the Trinity logoed cobalt blue shirt for their final school day each week, as well as for all performances and field trips. 

In the spirit of unity, we also encourage preschool students to wear khaki bottoms on the above mentioned days.

The dress code will be enforced by the following means: 
Teachers or staff will note the improper attire or grooming and the parents will be notified by phone. 
It is expected that the parents will promptly supply the regulated clothing for their child.
Trinity staff and the Board of Education reserve the right to revise or update this code as needed.