Dress Code

Greenwood School follows the Waukegan District 60 Dress Code Policy. We are requesting that all students comply with this policy to strengthen our school unity.  The official school colors are navy blue and white.  Thank you for your cooperation and support of the Dress Policy. 

Clothing Expectations
1. Basic Principle. Certain body parts must be covered for all students at all times. Clothes must be worn in a way such that genitals, buttocks, and breasts, are fully covered with opaque fabric. Cleavage should not have coverage requirements. All items listed in the "must wear" and "may wear" categories below must meet this basic principle. 
2. Must Wear: Students must wear, while following the basic principle of paragraph 1 above:
A. A shirt (with fabric in the front, back, and on the sides under the arms), and B. Pants/jeans or the equivalent (for example, a skirt, sweatpants, leggings, a dress or shorts), and C. Shoes. 
3. May Wear: Students may wear, as long as these items do not violate paragraph 1 above: A. Religious headwear. B. Fitted pants, including opaque leggings, yoga pants, and "skinny jeans." C. Ripped jeans, as long as underwear and buttocks are not exposed. D. Tank tops, including spaghetti straps; halter tops. E. Athletic attire, including athleisure wear. F. Visible waistbands on undergarments or visible straps on undergarments worn under other clothing (as long as this is done in a way that does not violate paragraph 1 above). 
4. Cannot Wear: Students cannot wear: A. Clothing that depicts: 1) Violent language or images, 2) Images or language depicting drugs or alcohol (or any illegal item or activity), or 3) Hate speech, profanity, or pornography. B. Images or language that creates a hostile or intimidating environment based on any protected class or consistently marginalized groups. C. Any clothing that reveals visible undergarments (visible waistbands and visible straps are allowed). D. Swimsuits (except as required in class or athletic practice). E. Accessories that could be considered dangerous or could be used as a weapon. F. Any item that obscures the face or ears (except as a bona fide religious observance or for a verified health reason). 

Please see the entire dress code policy and implementation on the district web site and parent handbook.

All students are expected to comply with the District Dress Code Policy.

 Be Smart... Feel Smart... Dress Smart!

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