Text Box: The Board authorizes school regulations which prohibit student dress or grooming practices which: 
Present a hazard to the health or safety of the student him/herself or to others in the school; 
materially interferes with schoolwork, creates disorder, or disrupts the educational program; 
causes excessive wear or damage to school property; 
prevents the student from achieving his own educational objectives because of blocked vision or restricted movement; 
has been identified as gang related or may contribute to the intimidation of others 
Any article of clothing, jewelry, or make-up which draws undue attention, is unsafe, or is disruptive to the educational process will be considered inappropriate. Examples include, but are not limited to: 
Clothing that does not cover the stomach, back, chest/cleavage, or undergarments. 
Tank tops, spaghetti straps, tube tops, off- the- shoulder- shirts 
Spiked clothing, belts or jewelry 
Safety pins 
Chains connecting the wallet to a belt loop or worn anywhere on the person 
Hats, headbands, hoods, bandanas, or other head covering 
Clothing, jewelry, or tattoos advertising or depicting alcohol, tobacco, drugs, gang affiliation, or sexual innuendoes 
Hanging belts 
Inappropriate tattoos must be covered at all times 
Sunglasses 
In addition: 
Footwear must be worn at all times 
Participation in certain classes may require specific clothing and footwear for safety purposes. 
Athletic/Activity uniforms worn during the school day must adhere to the dress code policy 
Exceptions to the dress code may be made for special days or special events. These days and events are announced in advance. Violations of the dress code will lead to disciplinary action.
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