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Dress Code

Express Yourself!!

The Northwest community benefits from its diversity!! We are people from different cultures, races, languages, religions, perspectives and styles. How you dress says who you are. At school, dress to show that you are focused on learning.

See district policy S-5 for a full explanation http://www.slcschools.org/policies/documents/S-5-Dress-and-Grooming.pdf

Please do not wear clothing or accessories that:

  • advertise drugs, alcohol, tobacco, or violence
  • are related to gangs such as hanging belts, all the same color, bandana print, the same color every day, necklaces or bracelets that identify gang interest or affiliation
  • have sexual or offensive language, designs, or suggestions
  • are hats, hoodies on your head, or sunglasses - all should go in your locker
  • are shorts or skirts more than 4 inches above the middle of your kneecap
  • are tank tops, crop tops or butterfly sleeves that show your shoulders or waist
  • are low-waist pants showing your underwear

CONSEQUENCES FOR DRESS CODE VIOLATIONS

FIRST OFFENSE

  • Warning given and change clothes.
  • Parents may be notified by the administration.

SECOND OFFENSE

  • Change clothes.
  • Parents will be notified by the administration.

THIRD OR ADDITIONAL OFFENSES

  • Change clothes.
  • After school detention.
  • Parent conference to discuss solutions to the problem.

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