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Top: Girls
Shirts ● Students may wear a solid White or Off­White button down dress shirt. 
 ● Students may wear a solid White or Off­White, or Gray cotton/cotton blends polo/golf style shirts. Seniors (12th grade) 
may also wear Solid Maroon polo/golf style shirts. Prints on polo/golf style shirts is restricted to a credit card­sized 
brand­name or HOWARD logo. 
 ● Professionally printed, administratively approved Howard School apparel is allowed. 
 ● Shirts MUST be tucked in at all times. 
 Undershirts 
 ● Only solid WHITE (no writing) t­shirts may be worn under polo/golf style, and button down shirts.
Bottom: Girls
Slacks/Pants ● Khaki colored pants should be worn. Pants are to be worn at the waist (no sagging) and shall extend to the top of the shoe. 
 ● Khaki colored shorts/capris/crop pants may be worn seasonally (August 11, 2016 through October 6, 2016 & March 27, 
2017 through May 25th, 2017) and can be no more than two inches above the knee. All pants must be hemmed.
Top: Boys
Shirts ● Students may wear a solid White or Off­White button down dress shirt. 
 ● Students may wear a solid White or Off­White, or Gray cotton/cotton blends polo/golf style shirts. Seniors (12th grade) 
may also wear Solid Maroon polo/golf style shirts. Prints on polo/golf style shirts is restricted to a credit card­sized 
brand­name or HOWARD logo. 
 ● Professionally printed, administratively approved Howard School apparel is allowed. 
 ● Shirts MUST be tucked in at all times. 
 Undershirts 
 ● Only solid WHITE (no writing) t­shirts may be worn under polo/golf style, and button down shirts.
Bottom: Boys
Slacks/Pants ● Khaki colored pants should be worn. Pants are to be worn at the waist (no sagging) and shall extend to the top of the shoe. 
 ● Khaki colored shorts/capris/crop pants may be worn seasonally (August 11, 2016 through October 6, 2016 & March 27, 
2017 through May 25th, 2017) and can be no more than two inches above the knee. All pants must be hemmed.
Belt
● Belts must fit through the pant loops and cannot have inappropriate writing or symbols. Belts must have a plain buckle 
(o­ring, square, or d­ring style).
Shoes
Shoes 
 ● Only athletic or casual dress shoes may be worn.

Outerwear
O u t e r w e a r : J a c k e t s / H o o d i e s / S w e a t s h i r t s / F l e e c e s / S w e a t e r s . 
 ● Solid White, Off­White, Gray hoodless sweatshirts, fleeces or sweaters are allowed over approved dress code attire. ● Administratively approved Howard apparel that is hoodless may be worn over approved dress code.
Additional Notes
THE HOWARD SCHOOL 2 016­2017 STUDENT DRESS CODE STUDENTS MUST BE IN DRESS CODE BEFORE ENTERING THE BUILDING
 The HOWARD dress code encourages an atmosphere of order, discipline, and safety which is prerequisite to providing quality education. It is the child’s and parent’s or guardian’s responsibility to ensure that students arrive to school in compliance with the dress code. Unapproved Items
Shirts ● Shirts that are too tight, low cut or shirts which are too short to cover the midriff are not permitted and may not be worn. Pants 
 ● Cargo pants/shorts/capris/crop pants may NOT be worn. 
 ● Blue jeans, nylon wind pants, sweat pants, jogging pants, leggings, jeggings, skirts, skinny pants, stretch pants, or 
excessively loose or tight pants are prohibited. 
 ● No overalls of any kind are permitted. 
 ● Pants/shorts/capris/crop pants CANNOT have frayed edges, holes, rips, or tears. 
Shoes 
 ● House shoes, slippers, open­toe shoes, open­heel shoes, toe­shoes (such as Skela­Toes), and flip­flops are not permitted. 
 ● Excessive high heel shoes are not permitted. 
 Outerwear 
 ● Unapproved outerwear may be confiscated if seen in the building between 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. 
 ● Hoodies of any kind are not allowed in the building at any time. Accessories 
 ● Jewelry/Body piercings which are deemed as distracting or offensive must be removed upon the request of the administration. 
 ● Students with visible tattoos which are deemed inappropriate by the administration will not be allowed to be displayed. 
 ● Hats, full coverage headwear, sunglasses, do­rags, bandanas, or gloves, should not be worn during the school day. These 
items must be removed before entering the building and are to be placed in the student's locker before entering any 
classroom or instructional area. 
 ● Blankets/Throws are not permitted on the bus or at school and will be confiscated. 
 ● Beads and/or beaded attire must not be visible. 
 ● Scarfs or full head wraps are not permitted. 
 ● Backpacks must be placed in a locker before entering any classroom or instructional area. 
*All dress code matters are up to administrative discretion. In matters of opinion, the school administrator’s decision will prevail.
 * Students out of dress code will be required to get into dress code before entering class or an appropriate disciplinary consequence will follow.