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Uniform Policy

Fairbanks Elementary School
Uniform Policy
Rationale
In order to promote a positive learning environment and comply with the provisions of the safe and violence-free school initiative and counteract the influence of gang presence in the community and equalize the effect of different family income levels; the School Site Council (SSC) has established the following School Uniform Policy.
Policy
Students in Grades Preschool to 6 enrolled at the Fairbanks Elementary School in the Twin Rivers Unified School District are expected to adhere to the following Dress Code:
 
  • Tops - Students will wear pull-over, buttoned, or plain white or blue tops (any blue color).  Plain white or blue or school t-shirts or sweatshirts are also acceptable. No logos other than the school logo will be allowed. Collared shirts are not required. No spaghetti straps, cropped shirts, tank tops or short shirts allowed.
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  • Bottoms - Students will be allowed to wear navy blue pants, shorts, jumpers, and skirts provided they are knee-length and contain no logos.
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  •  Belts are to be worn at proper length within belt loops.
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  • Plain (no decorations) dark blue jeans are acceptable. Saggy, baggy pants or jeans with holes will not be tolerated. More than two sizes are too big.  No clothing is allowed to drag on the ground.
  • Athletic clothing and tattered jeans are not allowed. 
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  • Shoes - No solid red shoes are allowed. Sandals, flip flops, heals or slippers are not allowed.
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             The expectation of the policy is for all students to adhere to the Dress Code.  Parents /Guardians are expected to support the Uniform Policy.  If a student comes to school wearing inappropriate attire, the school staff will:
  • Student will be send to the office and the parent may be ask to bring a change of clothing to school for students to change into.
  • If communication  is not successful student may be asked to wear a loaned t-shirt
  • Any student who continually fails to comply with the dress code the parents will be notify in writing. If parent or students do not abide by the dress code, this will lead to further disciplinary action.
  • A parent meeting will occur when the dress code continues not to be followed.
  • The SSC will establish a sub-committee to monitor the implementation and evaluate the effectiveness of the School Uniform Policy.  The sub-committee will contain representatives from staff, parents, and student group.