Brief and Revealing clothing
Students must recognize that brief and revealing clothing are not appropriate apparel in school. The following guidelines are examples and do not cover all situations. Garments that are “see-through”, cut low, or expose one’s midriff are not acceptable. Sleeveless garments must have at least a 1 inch strap and fit closely under the arms. (This includes athletic apparel) Undergarments (bras, boxer shorts, etc) must not be visible. Garments that are designed as sleepwear are also prohibited. Sagging pants/shorts will not be tolerated on campus. Trench coats will not be allowed.
Vulgar, Offensive Messages
Students shall not wear clothing that contain messages that are vulgar, offensive, obscene, or libelous; that demean others on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability; that promote alcohol or drug use or violence; or that are otherwise contrary to the school’s educational mission.
Students shall not wear ANY head gear on campus, except for documented health, religious, or military purpose. This includes hats, beanies, hair nets, do-rags, hoods, and headbands. Wearing of these items may result in confiscation of items.
Gang Related Attire
Any attire or grooming deemed to be gang related is prohibited when such attire or grooming creates an atmosphere of threat, intimidation, or undue pressure or disrupts the educational process with curriculum goals/educational objectives. This includes but is not limited to: blue, red, and brown fashion shoe laces, “do-rags”, and bandanas of any color. This includes wearing of any solid colors i.e. all blue, brown, red, or any other color that may have any gang significance. Students who display such behaviors will be subject to suspension and/or transferred to an alternative school.
• Shoes must be worn at all times on campus according to state law and for student safety. No house slippers are allowed.
• Wallet chains are not allowed.
Students and their parents/guardians have the responsibility to be aware of the school’s dress code and conform to these requirements. CGUHS reserves the right to add other restrictions if the school administration deems it necessary. If a student or parent has any questions about whether specific attire or accessories are in compliance with the dress code, they should contact an Assistant Principal prior to wearing such attire or accessories to ensure compliance.
The school administration retains the final discretion to determine that the garment or accessory meets the dress code. Some exceptions may be made for uniforms, formal attire, and/or costumes.
Any student violating this policy is subject to disciplinary action including, but not limited to a warning, confiscation of item(s), parent conference, community service, in-school suspension, or off-campus suspension. In addition, the student will remove the garment or accessory and replace it with an appropriate alternative provided by the school, student, or parent, depending upon the circumstances.