Dress Code

Birthday Free Dress Days

FREE/BIRTHDAY DRESS

All clothes must be modest and reflective of the values expected at St. Joseph Catholic School. Students must be able to perform all regular school activities, including P.E., without changing or removing any parts, shoes, or clothing.

Shorts (if weather permits) must be KNEE-LENGTH.

Blue jeans (long, solid blue, no decorations, no holes) Tight fitting jeans (ex: jeggings, skinny jeans, etc.) regardless of the current styles are not allowed. ? LEGGINGS (short or long) ARE NOT ALLOWED.

Dresses/skirts must be KNEE-LENGTH or longer.

All shirts, blouses, etc., must have sleeves.

Writing or symbols on shirts must be appropriate for school.

Shoes must have a back strap or closed heel. Crocs and high heels are not allowed.

Costumes are not allowed.

Uniforms

1. UNIFORMS

All students attending St. Joseph Catholic School must wear the appropriate uniform daily beginning with the first day and throughout each school day until the closing of school except for announced days.

St. Joseph School uniforms may be purchased at The Old School in Hammond. The store has a complete list of the correct uniforms for school.

THE OLD SCHOOL
809 W. Thomas St Hammond, LA 70403
985-419-1900

2. SHOES and SOCKS

  • All students in all grades wear solid white crew socks. Ankle socks and “no show” socks are not allowed.
  • All students in grades 1-8 will wear any solid black (including the sole), laced, athletic tennis shoe. These shoes must have a non-marking sole.
  • Shoes must not cover the ankle.
  • Laces should also be black.
  • PreK and Kindergarten boys will wear the solid black, leather, Velcro tennis shoes with the non-marking soles.
  • PreK and Kindergarten girls will wear navy Mary Jane-style shoes with non-marking soles which are closed with Velcro.

3. HAIR

  • Hair is to be well-groomed and not unusual in style.
  • Hair is to be of the natural color.
  • Girls - Hair accessories are to be simple and not distractive. Hair accessories are to match the school uniform. This includes all colors visible in the school plaid. Hair may not be longer than the eyebrows in front.
  • Boys - Hair may not touch the collar in the back and the full ear must be visible on the sides without pulling the hair behind the ears. Hair may not be longer than the eyebrows in front.

4. MAKE-UP and JEWELRY

  • Girls are allowed to wear one pair of stud earrings in the ear lobe. Boys are not allowed to wear earrings.
  • One standard-type watch may be worn. NO Smartwatches can be worn. (Ex. Apple watch, Fitbit, etc.)
  • One conservative ring may be worn.
  • One religious medal or cross on a chain or cord may be worn.
  • A simple religious bracelet may be worn.
  • Students are not to wear makeup or nail polish. As a privilege, girls in Eighth Grade may wear very light makeup and nail polish of a neutral color.
  • No eye makeup or artificial nails may be worn.

5. OUTERWEAR/COLD WEATHER WEAR – BOYS & GIRLS – ALL GRADES

  • Jacket - solid navy blue jacket with or without imprinted school logo.
  • Sweatshirt - solid navy blue sweatshirt imprinted with the school logo - with or without hood. (available only at Old School)
  • Sweaters - solid navy blue, button front.

6. GIRLS - FORMAL UNIFORMS

Grades PreK-4th:

  • blue plaid jumper (length should be to the knee)
  • white broadcloth blouse with school monogram and pointed collar in either long or short sleeves
  • navy blue shorts
  • solid white crew socks (no lace)
  • an optional plain white t-shirt with no writing may be worn beneath the uniform blouse
  • Girls may wear white or navy blue tights during cold weather. They may also wear navy blue leggings (not sweat pants) with crew socks during cold weather beneath the uniform skirt. Grades 5 th -8th - blue plaid skirt (length should be to the knee) - white oxford blouse with school monogram and buttoned-down collar in either long or short sleeves - navy blue shorts - solid white crew socks (no lace) - an optional plain white t-shirt with no writing may be worn beneath the uniform blouse.
  • Girls may wear white or navy blue tights during cold weather. They may also wear navy blue leggings (not sweat pants) with crew socks during cold weather.


Grades 5 th -8th

  • blue plaid skirt (length should be to the knee)
  • white oxford blouse with school monogram and buttoned-down collar in either long or short sleeves
  • navy blue shorts
  • solid white crew socks (no lace)
  • an optional plain white t-shirt with no writing may be worn beneath the uniform blouse
  • Girls may wear white or navy blue tights during cold weather. They may also wear navy blue leggings (not sweat pants) with crew socks during cold weather.

7. BOYS - FORMAL UNIFORMS

Grades PreK- K

  • long or short gray twill pants (elastic waist encouraged)
  • plain, leather, solid black or brown belt with simple buckle (if belt loops are on pants)
  • navy blue polo shirt with school emblem printed on the left front
  • solid white crew socks
  • an optional plain white t-shirt with no writing may be worn beneath the uniform shirt NOTE: Long pants must be worn from November 15 – March 15.

Grades 1st -8th

  • long or short gray twill pants - plain, leather, solid black or brown belt with simple buckle
  • navy blue polo shirt with school emblem printed on the left front
  • solid white crew socks
  • an optional plain white t-shirt with no writing may be worn beneath the uniform shirt.

NOTE: Long pants must be worn from November 15 - March 15.

8. SPIRIT DAY UNIFORMS – BOYS & GIRLS – ALL GRADES

  • Students may wear spirit dress each Friday and other designated days.
  • Crusader Spirit shirt – purchased from school
  • Blue jeans (long, solid blue, no decorations, no holes) Tight fitting jeans (ex: jeggings, skinny jeans, etc.) regardless of the current styles are not allowed.
  • simple belt with simple buckle
  • white crew socks (no lace)
  • uniform shoes