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The approved Uniform Policy for St. Wenceslaus School is listed below. Gently used uniforms are available through our exchange program at no charge.  To guarantee approved items are acquired, families are encouraged to purchase their uniform items through Donald’s Uniforms or Educational Outfitters. You may shop online at www.donaldsuniform.com or http://minnesota.educationaloutfitters.com.  You can also shop directly in the Donald’s Uniform locations in St. Paul or Eden Prairie. Educational Outfitters is located in St. Louis Park.

If you have questions about uniform items from another vendor, please contact the school for samples of approved uniform items. These items must also conform to the uniform policy listed below.

Uniform for Girls (Grades K-6)

Jumpers

Shirt/Blouse

Pants/Shorts/Skorts/Skirts

Sweaters/Sweatshirts/Fleece Jacket

Socks and Shoes 

Uniform for Boys (Grades K-6)

Shirts

Pants/Shorts

Sweaters/Sweatshirts/Fleece Jacket

Socks and Shoes

Dress Codes for Grades 7-8  (Boys and Girls)

 The students in Grades 7 and 8 are not required to wear the uniform. The dress code, however, must conform to the dictates of modesty and proper attire for all.  The following Dress Code has been approved:

 

·      Pants must be neat and clean.  Pants must be free from holes or not show signs of excessive wear.

·      Dresses, skirts, and shorts should be no higher than approximately 6" above the knee.

·      Halter-tops, tank tops or tube tops are inappropriate types of dress in an academic setting and   therefore will not be allowed.  Bare stomachs and/or bare shoulders are not acceptable.

·      Girls may not wear tight stretchy pants such as leggings, yoga pants, jeggings and the like without wearing a long shirt that covers the student’ body past the torso area. Tights are never acceptable unless under a dress and may not be substituted for leggings.

·      Students are not to wear hats, coats or jackets in the classroom.

·      Any clothing displaying alcohol, controlled substances, sexual connotations or firearms and violence is prohibited at any time.

·      Athletic shoes are required for all field trips and physical education classes.

Mass Attire for Students in Grades 7 - 8

        Boys: Long pants or nice shorts – No Sweat pants.

        Boys: Dress shirt/polo shirt with buttons and a collar – No Sweatshirts.

        Girls: Long pants or nice shorts with nice top/shirt. – No Sweatpants and sweatshirts.

        Girls: Skirt/Skort or Dress with an appropriate style and length for Mass.

Most Common Uniform & Dress Code Violations

For your convenience we have listed below some of the most common dress code violations seen at St. Wenceslaus School.  Adherence to our dress code policy is very important.  We strongly encourage you to call the school office with any questions regarding approved uniform items.

Any non-approved clothing items worn to school will be considered a policy violation.  A written note will be sent via e-mail to the parent on the first violation.  If a second violation occurs, the student will be sent home for a change of clothing or will be given an appropriate alternative item to wear from the staff.

SWS Uniform Policy & Dress Codes ~ 2017-18