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Dress Code

Morrow HS Dress Code

Dress for Success and Respect
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and focused school environment.

 

APPROPRIATE SIZES

Students shall wear clothing of appropriate size. Parents are expected to buy proper sized clothing. The size of shirts and pants shall be appropriate to the student’s body size and shall not be unduly oversized or undersized. Skinny pants, tights, or leggings that substitute as pants are not acceptable. Tights and leggings must be worn under a skirt that meets the length requirement (no more than 3 inches above the knee) of the dress code. 

UNACCEPTABLE ATTIRE

Students are not allowed to wear clothing, jewelry (including body piercing jewelry and “grills”), buttons, haircuts, tattoos, or other attire with markings that are offensive, suggestive, disruptive, or indecent such as:

  • Clothing associated with gangs (including bandanas of any color)

  • Clothing encouraging the use of tobacco, drugs, alcohol, or violence

  • Clothing associated with discrimination based on age, color, handicap, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, race, religion, or sex

  • Clothing exposing the upper chest cleavage, torso, buttocks, upper thighs including see-through garments, mini-skirts, mini-dresses, halters, backless dresses, tube tops and tank tops without over shirts, spaghetti strap garments without over shirts, crop tops, bare midriff outfits, or shirts tied at the midriff. All skirts and shorts must meet the required length (no more than 3 inches above the knee).

  • Intentionally altered clothing or unbuttoned and ill-fitted garments are not acceptable

  • Ill-fitted garments include, but are not limited to, garments that are too small or too large, transparent, mesh, or see-through. Skintight clothing is not allowed. Clothing must be completely buckled, belted, buttoned, or fastened

  • Cut or frayed clothing with holes or patched holes is not allowed (no holes above the knee)

  • Skinny pants, tights, leggings, jeggings or yoga pants that substitute as pants are not allowed

  • Clothing not properly fastened or with tears

  • Sleeveless shirts are not allowed

  • No towels, wash cloths, or handkerchiefs are to be carried to school or used at school with exception of physical education class

  • Clothing or outer garments traditionally designed as undergarments such as boxer shorts, bloomers, tights, hosiery, and sleepwear, pajamas

  • Clothing or footwear (flip flops, slides, house shoes, bedroom slippers) that is construed by the principal or designee as hazardous or dangerous to the health of the students or others

  • Hats, headgear (wave caps, bonnets, hoodies, bandanas and shower caps), or any head covering, except when approved by the principal (Exceptions will be considered in the case of headwear or scarves worn as a part of a student’s religious practice or for documented medical reasons) 

 

UNACCEPTABLE SHORTS

Athletic shorts including spandex-style “bicycle” shorts, cut-off jeans, frayed jeans or pants, cut-off sweat pants, short-shorts, running shorts, and see-through

boxer-type shorts are not permitted. 

 

DRESS CODE POLICY AS PER MR. HARRELL

The following list contains some of the items that are prohibited from being worn at Morrow High School: flip-flops, slide, house shoes, or crocs (exception is when students are in sports mode); tank tops or sleeveless shirts; bonnets or any other hats; ripped jeans, pajama tops, or bottoms; short skirts; biker shorts, sagging pants, leggings, or tights; shirts promoting drugs, alcohol, profanity, racism, or any kind of discrimination; any revealing apparel; any offensive apparel.