Harpool Middle School Dress Code
The Harpool dress code is established to teach hygiene, instill self-discipline, prevent disruptions, promote safety, and provide an environment for learning. The responsibility for adhering to the dress code begins with the student and parents of the student. Enforcement of the code is the responsibility of the classroom teachers and administrators. The following guidelines are to assist students and parents in selecting appropriate attire (as determined by campus administration):
1. All students are to present a clean, well-groomed appearance at school and school activities.
2. Discipline Tickets will be taken for initial dress code infractions. Multiple infractions will result in further disciplinary measures.
3. The following items have been determined to be unacceptable for wear at school:
- tights, leggings or yoga pants
- HOLES IN JEANS or PANTS (above the knee)
- bare midriffs halter tops
- Tight shirts, sheer shirts, low cut shirts that show cleavage, lace shirts, and shirts open at the sides (excessively large armholes)
- tank tops (3 FINGER RULE APPLIED)
- see-through apparel
- short shorts or skirts – finger-tip length all the way around
- mesh/net clothing
- pajamas and slippers
- saggy and/or baggy pants
- sunglasses in the building
- strapless dresses/blouses
- Any clothing or accessories which can be used as a weapon
- any make-up, hair color, hair styles (including mohawk), unnatural cosmetic contact lenses, or accessories which create a disruption
- any hats
- any display of undergarments (boxers are undergarments)
- garments containing offensive or obscene words or phrases, pictures, symbols, or images.
- garments which promote or advertise alcohol, tobacco, or other products prohibited at school.
- facial piercing or gauge piercing
On each campus, the principal will have the final say as to the appropriateness of any dress code questions.