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Uniforms & Dress Code Policy

 

Uniforms help keep the learning environment safe and focused and also create a sense of community and cohesion for our students. We greatly appreciate the cooperation of both parents and students in helping us maintain this environment. 

All school uniforms must be purchased from Risse Brothers. Students out of uniform will be disciplined according to the Family Handbook policy. An abridged version of our uniform policies are included below. To see a full version of these policies, see the student handbook.
 

THE FOLLOWING ARE NEVER ACCEPTABLE as part of the everyday uniform or on NON- UNIFORM DAYS:

  1. Anything that does not uphold the values of St. Petersburg Catholic High School, Inc.

  2. Open toe or open back shoes

  3. Slippers, slides, crocs

  4. Shorts other than the uniform shorts

  1. Tank tops or sleeveless shirts

  2. Pajama bottoms

IN ALL MATTERS OF DRESS THE SPCHS ADMINISTRATION RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DETERMINE APPROPRIATENESS OF ALL ATTIRE AND ALL ACCESSORIES. THIS INCLUDES ALL SCHOOL RELATED EVENTS OR ACTIVITIES ON OR OFF CAMPUS.

 

Spirit Day Dress Code

  •  Regular uniform bottoms (pants or shorts)
  • An official SPCHS T-shirt or polo (obtained through a sports team, club, or other organization on campus)

  • Regular dress code shoes and outerwear are required.

  •  Any socks worn at or below mid-calf.

 

Athletic Game Day Dress Code

  • Regular uniform bottoms (pants or shorts)

  • Athletic team uniform top or game day team shirt approved by the administration

  • No headwear

     

 

EVERYDAY UNIFORM. ALL ITEMS MUST BE PURCHASED AT:

https://www.rissebrothers.com

 

Males: Dress requirements during the school day:

  • Black/khaki colored uniform shorts or pants with SPCHS logo.

  • Black or white shirt with SPCHS logo.

Available options are:

   o Long sleeve Oxford Shirt
   o Long/short Sleeve Solid Performance Polo Shirt

   o Long/short Sleeve Solid Mesh Polo Shirt
   o Any administrator approved SPCHS team polo

 

Students may wear any of the following items with SPCHS logo over any of the uniform shirts. Available options are:

   o Boys’ Cardigan Sweater

   o Boys’ Vest
   o Boys’ Fleece Jacket

   o SPCHS approved athletic hoodies. Hoods cannot cover the head at any time. If a student wears his hood during the school day, the hoodie will be confiscated for a period of one week. If needed, the student will be provided a loaner crew neck sweatshirt.

 

  • Uniform bottoms must be appropriately sized and must be worn at the natural waist at all times.

  • Shoes can be dress or athletic. Shoes that are not permitted on any school day: flip-flops,

    mules, crocs, slides, slippers, moccasins, boots of any kind, and any other non-approved shoe. Folding the heel of a shoe is not permitted.

  • A black, white, or gray t-style undershirt may be worn (tucked in) under the uniform shirt. Visible writing or graphics on undershirts is not permitted.

  • At no time should undergarments be visible.

  • Jewelry must be in good taste and in moderation: One small studded or hooped style

    earring per ear. Any other jewelry/decorations/piercings are not permitted.

  • Tattoos may not be visible at any time while in school uniform. Students may not have visible drawings or writing on their person. This applies to all school co-curricular activities, athletic events, and athletic participation.

  • Boy’s hair must be well groomed at all times and may not be below the eyebrows in the front. Hair in front of the ear and covering the earlobe is not allowed. Outlandish hairstyles and unnatural hair colors are not permitted.

When a student is instructed by the SPCHS administration to remediate the hair issue he has 72 hours to comply; however, the administration reserves the right in certain cases to require more immediate action.

  • Boys must be clean-shaven during the school day.

  • Head coverings of any kind are not permitted.

 

Females: Dress requirements during the school day:

  • Black/khaki colored, appropriately loose-fitting uniform shorts or pants, with SPCHS logo.

    o Uniform shorts or pants are not permitted to be rolled at the waist or at the cuff, and must be worn at the natural waist at all times.

    o Uniform shorts shall not be shorter than mid-thigh. It is strictly forbidden to alter the length of shorts without express permission of the administration. As with all uniform items, the proper fit of shorts and pants is ultimately determined at the discretion of the administration. Tights, leggings, or any article of clothing meant to cover the legs should not be worn underneath the shorts.

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Black/white shirt with SPCHS logo. Available options are: o Long sleeve Oxford Shirt

   o Long/short Sleeve Solid Performance Polo Shirt o Long/short Sleeve Solid Mesh Polo Shirt
   o Any administrator approved SPCHS team polo

   o Uniform shirts must be appropriately sized.
Students may wear any of the following items with SPCHS logo over any of the uniform shirts. Available options are:
   o Girls’ Cardigan Sweater

      o Girls’ Vest

   o Girls’ Fleece Jacket

   o SPCHS approved athletic hoodies. Hoods cannot cover the head at any time. If a student wears his hood during the school day, the hoodie will be confiscated for a period of one week. If needed, the student will be provided a loaner crew neck sweatshirt.

  ● Shoes can be dress or athletic. Shoes that are not permitted on any school day: flip-flops, mules, crocs, slides, slippers, moccasins, boots of any kind, and any other non-approved shoe. Folding the heel of a shoe is not permitted.

  • A black, white, or gray t-style undershirt may be worn (tucked in) under the uniform shirt. Visible writing or graphics on undershirts is not permitted

  • At no time should undergarments be visible.

  • Girl’s hair must be well groomed at all times. Outlandish hairstyles and unnatural hair

    colors are not permitted.

    * When a student is instructed by the SPCHS administration to remediate a hair issue they have 72 hours to comply; however, the administration reserves the right in certain cases to require more immediate action.

  • Jewelry and hair accessories must be in good taste and in moderation. Earrings are permitted. Other visible body piercings are not permitted.

  • Tattoos may not be visible at any time while in school uniform. Students may not have visible drawings or writing on their person. This applies to all school co-curricular activities, athletic events, and athletic participation.

  • Head coverings, other than a hair band, of any kind are not permitted.

 

SENIORS ONLY

All seniors may wear the senior class polo and the senior class sweatshirt, which are ordered through the senior class at the beginning of the school year.

 

 

MASS DAY UNIFORM

Males:

    • Black (ONLY) uniform pants with SPCHS logo

    • White long sleeve oxford shirt with SPCHS logo (must be tucked in with belt)

    • SPCHS necktie or bowtie purchased from Risse Bros.

    • Black cardigan sweater with SPCHS logo (Optional) (Hoodies are not permitted during Mass.)

       

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Females:

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   ● Black (ONLY) uniform pants with SPCHS logo 

   ● White long sleeve oxford shirt or 3⁄4 sleeve blouse

   ● Black cardigan sweater with SPCHS logo (Optional) (Hoodies are not permitted during Mass.)

 

OUTERWEAR

All outerwear items must be purchased through Risse Brothers or school approved team/activity outerwear. A uniform shirt must be worn under the uniform outerwear. Outerwear must display the SPCHS logo.

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