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Students are to concentrate on cleanliness, neatness, good taste, and safety. The regulations listed below are to be observed by all students at all times.
- PLAIN Navy Blue Polo Shirts (unless it has the ARBCHS logo) in a size that allows for your shirt to be TUCKED-IN at all times
- PLAIN Khaki Colored Pants: permitted materials- twill, jean/denim, and corduroy
- PLAIN Khaki Colored Shorts/Skirts (must be no more than 4 inches above the knee; leggings/hosiery may be worn under skirts/shorts; they must be PLAIN Black, White, NAVY Blue, or Grey)
- Other Clothing/Accessories must be PLAIN Black, White, NAVY Blue, or Grey (i.e., beanies,undershirts, coats, sweatshirts, belts, and leggings).
* Accredited College sweatshirts/jackets are permitted IN ANY color
PLAIN is defined as a SOLID color. This means that Clothing/Accessories should contain NO:
- logos larger than 1-inch
- Leggings as pants
- *Baseball Hats
- Open-toed shoes
- **Sexually Explicit/Gang Related/Tagging/Drug Related Clothing or Accessories (including backpacks)
* Will result in immediate confiscation and a 30 minute detention to be served prior to the return of the item.
**Will result in immediate confiscation and will NOT be returned.
Free Dress Days
The Principal authorizes and approves all Free Dress Days. They may reflect a particular holiday and/or theme; however, the following guidelines are to be observed on all Free Dress Days:
- Boys and girls are permitted to wear casual pants, including clean and untorn jeans.
- Boys and girls are permitted to wear T-shirts, sweatshirts or other casual shirts/blouses provided they are modest and do not make reference to drugs, alcoholic beverages, taverns, offensive activities or hard rock concerts, etc. “Double meaning” T-shirts are not permitted. At no time for boys and girls are midriff T-shirts, sweatshirts or other casual shirts/blouses to be worn as well as clothing that exposes the midriff (stomach/waist).
- Girls may wear casual slacks, skirts, shorts and skorts and appropriate blouses. Skirts and skorts are not permitted if they are shorter than the uniform skirts and skorts.
- Sandals are not permitted for either boys or girls.
- Neither boys nor girls are permitted to wear caps or hats. Hats are not to be worn during class period.
- Any student who has doubt about what to wear should simply not wear it.
Clothing for Dances
The Free Dress Day guidelines are to be followed for all informal dances. For formal dances, appropriate clothing is required. Formal dresses must be mid thigh or longer. Clothing must not reveal undergarments. Slits anywhere on the dress cannot be higher than the thumbs when hands are kept at the side. Formal attire includes tuxes, suits, or dress pants with a suit coat. A long sleeve collared dress shirt with a tie must at least be worn. Dress pants must be long. No cut-offs, shorts, or sweat suits. If a student is not dressed in appropriate formal dance attire, the student will be sent home and no refunds will be given.