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RHS_Senior_Student Handbook.SY17-18.FINAL

“Today the School,

“Today the School, Tomorrow the World. Global Education for a Global Society” Section IV –School Rules and Policies Dress and Appropriate Attire/Uniforms During school hours, the primary obligation of all members of the RHS community is to be engaged in educational pursuits. Therefore, all members of the RHS community are expected to dress in an appropriate manner during school hours and school-sponsored activities. Roosevelt’s Uniform Policy includes khaki bottoms and Roosevelt polo shirts as per grade level. Failure to wear the designated uniform will result in progressive discipline as per Chapter 25, DCMR. Underclassroom uniforms: Senior uniforms: 37

“Today the School, Tomorrow the World. Global Education for a Global Society” Inappropriate Dress includes, but is not limited to: a. Any clothing jewelry or accessories with decorations, patches, lettering, advertisements, etc., that may be considered obscene or offensive are not to be worn to school This includes any clothing, jewelry, accessories that may be used of weapons, accessories having drug, sexual emblems, tobacco or alcoholic beverage references or designs. b. Any clothing, accessories, symbols, jewelry, or other paraphernalia, which depicts or suggests association with a gang, secret society, or fraternity, shall not be brought to school, worn at school, or in any way be present at any school-sponsored event. c. Form-fitting garments such as spandex may only be worn with another layer of clothing, which meets the dress code. SHIRTS & BLOUSES: a. Crop tops, tube tops, halters and spaghetti straps are unacceptable (anything less than 2 inches is considered a spaghetti strap.) Strapless dresses without jackets are unacceptable. b. The display of cleavage is unacceptable. Low cut blouses, tops, sweaters, etc. with plunging necklines are not allowed. c. Transparent and/or see through material is considered unacceptable. Shirts/tops must touch the waist of pants/shirts at all times (i.e. when in movement, when arms are extended or raised, and when in seated positions, etc.) d. A boy’s shirt should cover the entire crown of the shoulder. DRESS, SKIRTS, SHORTS & SKORTS: a. The length of a skirt/dress must be to the longest fingertips when the student’s hand is fully extended down the side of the student’s leg. PANTS: a. Intentionally torn or cut/slashed pants that are considered indecent exposure are inappropriate. Manufactured boot-cut slits are acceptable. b. Pajamas and flannel pants are inappropriate. ACCESSORIES: a. All students must wear shoes. Slippers are inappropriate. b. Students should wear athletic footwear in order to participate in any physical education class. 38