2011-2012 Dress Code
The dress code of the Denison ISD and High School has been established to promote an orderly environment, conducive to appropriate behavior and representative of community standards, while allowing for sufficient comfort and style.
All pupils should observe modesty and neatness in clothing and personal appearance. The following are guidelines to be followed:
· Students should wear clothing that doesn’t create a disruption in the classroom or on campus
· Clothing shall not have holes or tears
· Backless tops or dresses, bare-midriffs, see-through blouses, and strapless clothing are not allowed (example: halter tops, tube tops, short t-shirts, one-strap or strapless shirts and dresses)
· No tank tops are allowed for boys
· All tops must have at least 1 inch straps for girls
· No spaghetti straps allowed (dresses or tops)
· No exposed cleavage
· All clothing worn by students must be free of slogans advertising tobacco, alcoholic beverages or illegal substances and will not display anything derogatory, controversial or vulgar
· T-shirts and sweat shirts must have sleeves
· Shorts, skirts and dresses must be no more than 3 inches above the knee. (Must be appropriate when standing, sitting, stooping, and bending with or without tights, leotards, spandex, etc…)
· No exposed undergarments (undergarments must be worn)
· No sagging. Pants must be worn at the natural waist line.
· No unnatural hair colors or extreme hair styles (example: spikes, mohawks, or any other inappropriate styles)
· Appropriate footwear must be worn (no roller skate shoes or house shoes)
· Caps and hats are not allowed in the building
· Beards must be clean and neatly trimmed
· No body piercing other than in ears. Extreme piercings, even in the ear (spacers, gauges, or other piercings deemed inappropriate) are prohibited.
· Non-prescription sunglasses are not allowed in the building
· Pajamas are not allowed.
The administration has the authority to regulate any other attire or fashion trends which are deemed to be inappropriate or disruptive. The administration, in connection with the sponsor, coach, or other person in charge of an extracurricular activity, will regulate the dress and grooming of students who participate in the activity. The administration’s decision is final in all dress code matters.
· First Offense: Warning
· Second Offence: DMC
· More than two offenses: Suspension