STUDENT DRESS AND APPEARANCE
Students are expected to be clean and appropriately dressed for school. Dress and appearance must not cause disruption or present health or safety problems. Shoes must be worn by all students. Clothing in a state of disrepair or so skin-tight or revealing as to provoke or distract other students is disruptive and therefore unacceptable. Hats, other types of headgear, and sunglasses are not to be worn in school except for medical or safety reasons.
The following shall be considered APPROPRIATE for all students:
*Unobtrusive EARRINGS worn on the ears, which are not distracting to other students, are acceptable.
The following shall be considered INAPPROPRIATE for all students:
*Excessive Colors (e.g. black shirt & black pants, etc.) *Strapless dresses *Blouses with high midriff * Halter Tops/ Tube Tops *Spaghetti Straps *Tank Tops (single, double, or tripled) *Short shorts/skirts/dresses even when worn with tights or leggings or denim leggings *Shirts should not be worn over leggings/tights/denim leggings *Muscle Shirts *Overly loose fitting clothing *Pajama pants or Lounge wear *Belts unfastened, hanging down, and are too long * Chains on clothing *Overly large bell-bottom pants *Pants which drag ground/floor *Pants must be worn at the waist *All shirts must be tucked so that all pockets are visible at all times *No rips/frays/holes above the knee-all bottoms should be a smooth surface above the knee *Overall bibs down or unfastened *Picks, combs, or stick decorations in hair *Facial and/or nose rings or other facial jewelry *Excessive jewelry *A glove/gloves inside school buildings *Any kind/type of head cloth, wrap, headband, scarves, bandana, etc. *Hair color/styles that distract learning (e.g. extreme mohawks or extreme hairstyles) *Clothing with decals or slogans that contain profanity, obscene/indecent commentary, immoral/illegal behavior, or alcohol/tobacco advertisements *SHIRTS, SHORTS, PANTS, DRESSES, AND SIMILAR ITEMS OF CLOTHING MUST BE IN GOOD TASTE AS DEEMED BY THE ADMINISTRATION AND TEACHERS AT PRATTVILLE HIGH SCHOOL. *STUDENTS ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH WHEN SCHOOL OFFICIALS HAVE REASONABLE GROUNDS TO DO SO.
STUDENTS WHO ARE INAPPROPRIATELY DRESSED WILL BE SENT HOME TO CHANGE CLOTHES. STUDENTS WHO DRIVE - MAY DRIVE HOME WITH PARENTS PERMISSION, TO CHANGE CLOTHES. STUDENTS WHO DO NOT DRIVE - PARENTS WILL BE NOTIFIED TO EITHER BRING THE STUDENT APPROPRIATE CLOTHING OR TAKE THE STUDENT HOME TO CHANGE CLOTHES. **STUDENTS MAY BE SUBJECT TO OUT-OF-SCHOOL SUSPENSION IF CONTINUOUSLY INAPPROPRIATELY DRESSED.
*THERE WILL BE ABSOLUTELY NO PLAYING CARDS, DIE/DICE, OR ANY SEMBLANCE OF GAMBLING MATERIALS ALLOWED ON SCHOOL GROUNDS AT ANY TIME. ABSOLUTELY NO GAMBLING IS PERMITTED.