HCA FREE DRESS/THEME DRESS GENERALIZED GUIDELINES
Please note that students are requested to dress with modesty in mind and that staff will always have the final say in regards to what is acceptable. Theme Dress days may have additional guidelines over and above these general guidelines and will be communicated to the student body prior to the day.
You may wear: ● shorts that reach your fingertips or are longer ● skirts/dresses that are 3” above the knee or are longer ● shirts/cap sleeve tops or tank tops (girls only) with a 2 inch or wider strap ● leggings with a top that is at least to your fingertips or longer (please note that tights are not considered leggings) ● logoed clothing/hat that has appropriate and encouraging language, messages, advertising and/or symbols/pictures ● casual pants/jeans/athletic pants and capris ● hats (please note that staff may ask a student to remove the hat during class time, chapel time and prayer time)
You may not wear: ● spaghetti straps ● strapless tops or dresses ● backless and/or sheer/lace backed tops or dresses ● crop tops that reveal skin (wear a top underneath) ● revealing clothes such as low cut tops, tops that reveal midriff, clothing with tears in inappropriate places, and skin tight clothing or tank tops/sleeveless shirts for boys ● clothing that reveals undergarments such as underwear, bras, etc. when sitting or standing ● logoed clothing that includes but is not limited to the following: alcohol/drug slogans or advertising, derogatory or suggestive text/pictures/symbols, etc. ● pajamas
If there is a concern with what a student wears to school: ● They may be asked to change into gym strip or other clothing (available for rent at the Phys.Ed office) ● They may be asked to call home to have a change of clothing delivered to the school. Additionally • They may lose the privilege of the next free dress day