Vermilion

Jun 21, 2013 1:15 PM by MELISSA CANONE

New Dress Code Policy for Vermilion Parish Public Schools

A new dress code policy for special events was adopted by the Vermilion Parish School Board at the June 20, 2013 School Board Meeting.

Vermilion Parish School Board Dress Codes for Special Events

I. High School Prom and Homecoming

Prom is a formal event and only formal attire will be allowed. While the Vermilion Parish School Board will be reasonable in its interpretation, students should know they will not be allowed into the dance if they are not dressed properly.

If students are uncertain whether or not the attire is acceptable, they should turn in a picture of
themselves in the dress or other attire to an administrator at least seven days prior to the event for approval. Students can request an appeal to CWA no later than five days before event.

Girls

? Dresses may be strapless, however, they may not be cut below the bust-line in the front. (This includes cut outs below the bust line.) No excessive cleavage will be permitted.

- Appropriate undergarments must be worn with your dress or top (built-in or separate).

- Dresses must cover a girl's mid-section fully. Netting, mesh, illusion, chiffon or any other see-through material in the bodice of the dress is not acceptable. Two-piece dresses/outfits must not expose any flesh at the mid-section of the body (front and side).

- Dresses may not have a slit that exceeds mid-thigh. This includes side, front, and back slits.

- Dresses may be backless as long as they are not cut below the height of the navel.

- The hemline must not exceed seven inches above the floor when in a kneeling position.

- Shawls, boleros, cardigans or wraps are acceptable.

- In the event of an inappropriate dress, administration can require the student to wear a cover-up before entering the event.

- Dress shoes are recommended. Sandals, cowboy boots, dress boots and athletic shoes are allowed.

Flip flops are not permitted.

Boys

- Young men are expected to wear formal evening attire such as a tuxedo, suit with tie, or sport coat with slacks and a tie.

- Shirts must be long-sleeved, dress shirt with a collar.

- Top hats, canes, and gloves are allowed.

- Appropriate dress shoes must be worn. Cowboy boots, dress boots and athletic shoes are allowed. Flip flops are not permitted.

- Jackets and vest may be removed, but shirts may not be removed.

- For HOMECOMING ONLY - Tuxedos, suits, sports coats, jackets, and ties are appropriate but not mandatory.

Unacceptable Items:

- Bandannas or sweat bands

- Baseball caps

- Transparent attire (see-through clothing)

- T-shirts, jeans, cargo pants, or shorts

- Attire that in any way portrays alcohol, tobacco, gang insignia, violence, guns/weapons, drug/drug use.

- Any other item declared unacceptable by administration

II. Awards Night, Ring Ceremony, Senior Night, Athletic Banquet, Band Night

While the Vermilion Parish School Board will be reasonable in its interpretation, students should know they will not be allowed into the event if they are not dressed properly.

If students are uncertain whether or not their attire is acceptable, they should turn in a picture of themselves in the outfit or bring the clothing in to an administrator at least seven days prior to the event for approval. Students can request an appeal to CWA no later than five days before event.

Girls

- Ladies are expected to wear slacks and a blouse, a dress, or a skirt and a blouse.

- The hemline must not exceed seven inches above the floor when in a kneeling position.

- Tops may not be cut below the bust-line in the front. No excessive cleavage will be permitted.

-Appropriate undergarments must be worn with your dress or top (built-in or separate).

- The back of the top should scoop no lower than the bra line.

- Straps must be at least one and a half inches on the shoulder. One shoulder strap tops are allowed. spaghetti straps are not permitted.

- Shawls, boleros, cardigans or wraps are acceptable.

- Outfits should not be see-through or made of illusion material.

- Dresses must be lined or worn with a slip.

- Dress shoes are recommended. Sandals, cowboys boots, dress boots and athletic shoes are allowed. Flip flops are not permitted.

For ATHLETIC BANQUET ONLY - Jeans are allowed.

Boys

- Young men are expected to wear a dress shirt and dress pants or slacks.

- Shirts must be a dress shirt with a collar.

- Suits, sport coats and ties are optional.

- Appropriate dress shoes must be worn. Cowboy boots, dress boots and athletic shoes are allowed. Flip flops are not permitted.

- For ATHLETIC BANQUET ONLY - Jeans are allowed.

Unacceptable Items:

- Bandannas or sweat bands

- Baseball caps

- Transparent attire (see-through clothing)

- T-shirts, jeans, cargo pants, or shorts

- Attire that in any way portrays alcohol, tobacco, gang insignia, violence, guns/weapons, drug/drug use.

- Any other item declared unacceptable by administration


III. Eight Grade Social, Awards Night, Band Night

While the Vermilion Parish School Board will be reasonable in its interpretation, students should know they will not be allowed into the event if they are not dressed properly.

If students are uncertain whether or not their attire is acceptable, they should turn in a picture of themselves in the outfit or bring the clothing in to an administrator at least seven days prior to the event for approval. Students can request an appeal to CWA no later than five days before event.

Girls

- Dresses may have sleeves or at least one and a half inch straps on the shoulder. One shoulder strap tops are allowed. Spaghetti straps are not permitted.

- Long formal dresses are not permitted.

- Jeans are not permitted.

- The hemline must not exceed seven inches above the floor when in a kneeling position.

- Tops may not be cut below the bust-line in the front. No excessive cleavage will be permitted.

- Appropriate undergarments must be worn with your dress or top (built-in or separate).

- The back of the top should scoop no lower than the bra line.

- Shawls, boleros, cardigans or wraps are acceptable.

- Outfits should not be see-through or illusion material.

- Dresses must be lined or worn with a slip.

- Dress shoes are recommended. Sandals, cowboy boots, dress boots and athletic shoes are allowed. Flip flops are not permitted.

Boys

- Young men are expected to wear a dress shirt with a collar and dress pants or slacks.

- Jeans are not permitted.

- Appropriate dress shoes must be worn. Cowboy boots, dress boots and athletic shoes are allowed. Flip flops are not permitted.

- Suits, sport coats and ties are optional.

Unacceptable Items:

- Bandannas or sweat bands

- Baseball caps

- Transparent attire (see-through clothing)

- T-shirts, jeans, cargo pants, or shorts

- Attire that in any way portrays alcohol, tobacco, gang insignia, violence, guns/weapons, drug/drug use.

- Any other item declared unacceptable by administration

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