Dress Code

Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran School
Prekindergarten – 8th Grade Dress Code
2016-2017

The dress code at Shepherd of the Lakes emphasizes cleanliness, neatness, and modesty in dress. It is worded in such a way that it mainly states what a student CAN wear. Students should then CHOOSE to wear something that fits 100% within the guidelines listed. Administration will have final say as to whether or not an article of clothing, hairstyle, or makeup is permissible.

BOYS

  • Pants – any solid color navy, black, brown, gray, or khaki pants. No denim, low-rise, nylon, or knit (for example, sweatpants).
  • Shorts – any solid color navy, black, brown, gray, or khaki shorts – when weather is appropriate. Shorts must be at least fingertip length. No denim, low-rise, nylon, or knit.
  • Shirts – any solid color polo, turtleneck, or shirt with collar. Acceptable variations are a small emblem (no larger than a 3×5 card) or a SOTL Spirit Wear emblem. Shirts are to be tucked in for grades 3 through 8.
  • Sweaters – any solid color turtleneck, pullover, or cardigan. Acceptable variations are a small emblem   (no larger than a 3×5 card) or a SOTL Spirit Wear emblem. A dress code shirt is required under pullovers or cardigans. Please no argyle, stripes, or pattern of any type.
  • Sweatshirts – any solid color zip up or pullover with or without hood. Acceptable variations are a small emblem (no larger than a 3×5 card) or a SOTL Spirit Wear emblem. A dress code shirt is required under sweatshirts. Please no argyle, stripes, or pattern of any type.
  • Socks – must be worn at all times. Socks may be any color or pattern.
  • Shoes – tennis shoes are preferred; dress shoes must permit outdoor activity. Please no boots of any type, crocs, wheels, flip flops, open toed shoes/sandals, or light up shoes.
  • Belts – belts must be worn when belt loops are present for grades 3 through 8. Solid colors only, navy, black, brown, gray, or khaki. In prekindergarten, kindergarten, first grade, and second grade belts are optional.
  • Jewelry – Limited to 1 bracelet, 1 ring, and 1 necklace.
  • Hair – Any extreme hairstyle is not acceptable.
  • No oversized or sagging/saggy clothing.
  • No tattered clothing or clothes with holes.
  • No hats, bandanas, or extreme hair accessories.

GIRLS

  • Pants/Capris – any solid color navy, black, brown, gray, or khaki pants. No denim, low-rise, nylon, or knit (for example, sweatpants, jeggings, or yoga pants).
  • Shorts – any solid color navy, black, brown, gray, or khaki shorts- when weather is appropriate. Shorts must be at least fingertip length. No denim, low rise, nylon, or knit.
  • Skorts, skirts, and jumpers – any solid color navy, black, brown, gray, or khaki. Skorts, skirts, and jumpers must be at least fingertip length. No denim, low-rise, nylon, or knit.
  • Dresses – must be a solid color polo style dress with collar and must be fingertip length. Girls should wear modesty shorts under skirts, jumpers, and dresses.
  • Shirts – any solid color polo, turtleneck, or blouse with collar. Acceptable variations are a small emblem (no larger than a 3×5 card) or a SOTL Spirit Wear emblem. Shirts are to be tucked in for grades 3 through 8.
  • Sweaters – any solid color turtleneck, pullover, or cardigan. Acceptable variations are a small emblem (no larger than a 3×5 card) or a SOTL Spirit Wear emblem. A dress code shirt is required under pullovers or cardigans. Please no argyle, stripes, or pattern of any type.
  • Sweatshirts – any solid color zip up or pullover with or without hood. Acceptable variations are a small emblem (no larger than a 3×5 card) or a SOTL Spirit Wear emblem. A dress code shirt is required under sweatshirts. Please no argyle, stripes, or pattern of any type
  • Tights/leggings – any solid colored white, off-white, navy, black, brown, gray, or khaki. These may not be worn alone.
  • Socks– socks must be worn at all times unless tights are worn. Socks may be any color and or pattern.
  • Shoes – tennis shoes are preferred; dress shoes must permit outdoor activity. Please no boots of any type, crocs, wheels, flip flops, open toed shoes/sandals, or light up shoes.
  • Belts – belts must be worn when belt loops are present for grades 3 through 8. Solid colors only, navy, black, brown, gray, or khaki. In prekindergarten, kindergarten, first grade, and second grade, belts are optional.
  • Jewelry – limited to small post earrings, 1 bracelet, 1 ring, and 1 necklace.
  • Hair– any extreme hairstyle is not acceptable.
  • Make Up – tasteful, within reason. Any extreme make up is not acceptable.
  • No oversized or saggy/sagging clothes.
  • No tattered clothing or clothes with holes.
  • No hats, bandanas, or extreme hair accessories.

On Fridays, students may wear denim bottoms with a dress code shirt or t-shirts with school logos, such as school musical or STORM run.

Please see the handbook for dress code infraction consequences.

 

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  • 2101 S. Hacker Rd, Brighton, MI 48114
  • 810-227-6473
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