The school uniform was developed by a committee of Parents, Students and Teachers. All students are to have shirts tucked in. No alterations to the uniform should be made. Students are not allowed to substitute other types of uniform pants or shirts.
DICKIES plain or pleated front, twill, DARK TAN KHAKI (No off color), straight-legged long pants. Female students have the option of wearing pants made from the “Ehret plaid” material. The style of the plaid pants must be the same as the Dickies pants.
Appropriate belt must be worn. (Webbed 1” military style belt in navy blue, black, red, white, or khaki with adjustable regulation size brass buckle is preferred. A dress belt of 1” black or brown leather is acceptable. Oversize buckles will not be allowed – NO LARGER THAN “2” INCHES WILL BE ACCEPTED.)
SLITS IN PANTS OR rolled pant legs OR skinny pants NOT ALLOWED.
Official navy blue pique, short-sleeved or long-sleeved polo shirt with the embroidered Ehret logo.
Short/long-sleeved light blue oxford shirts with school logo may be worn. (They must be buttoned up and completely tucked in pants/skirt.) SHIRTS MUST BE WORN COMPLETELY TUCKED IN THE PANTS so that the belt is completely visible. Shirts must not be too tight and of proper length. No shirts will are allowed to be worn over the uniform shirt.
Laced or slip-on dress shoes, as well as tennis shoes are standard wear.Socks must be worn.Open-toed shoes, backless shoes, high heels, slippers, boots, or sandals ARE NOT ALLOWED.
COLD WEATHER WEAR
Students may wear their own choice of heavy jacket, sweater, or sweatshirt that zips or buttons all the way down the front.
An official EHRET SWEATSHIRT may be worn over the Ehret uniform shirt. It must be worn outside the pants or skirt as long as the uniform shirt is tucked in.
Other pullover sweaters or sweatshirts WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO BE WORN OVER THE UNIFORM SHIRT.
Undershirts, t-shirts, thermal shirts, etc. may be worn under the Ehret uniform shirt, but must be completely tucked in.
“Trench coats”, all loose-fitting, oversize coats will not be allowed.
An official Ehret knit cap may be worn only during cold weather. Other caps, hats, visors, bandannas, rags, headbands, or hoods ARE NOT ALLOWED.
WEARING OF CLUB/ORGANIZATION/TEAM SHIRTS
Students may wear John Ehret-based, official club, class, or organization shirts on Fridays. Athletic team members may wear uniform tops, with their coaches’ permission on game days. Wrestling and track members may wear team sweatshirt tops, but they must be worn over the John Ehret uniform shirt. Students must adhere to the John Ehret Dress Code Policy. All shirts/jerseys must be tucked into regular school uniform pants.
OTHER DRESS CODE GUIDELINES
In addition to the uniform policy, all students are expected to adhere to a dress code policy. The dress code has been established to maintain a school climate that is conducive to learning and to limit distractions and disruptions to the learning process.
Students will NOT be allowed to wear the following items:
*Any school uniform that has been inappropriately altered
*Pants legs that are rolled up
*Pants that begin below the waist, don’t reach the ankles, and/or are unhemmed
*Hats, caps, hoods, headbands, or bandannas at any time (do not bring these to school), unless it is an approved hat sold by the school for cold weather only.
*Any body-piercing jewelry except that which is worn on the ears
*Sunglasses worn indoors
*Hair rollers, rat tail combs, picks
*Unpatriotic words or pictures on clothing or accessories
*Clothing depicting any design or insignia not approved by the school
*Clothing or accessories depicting any off-campus fraternity, sorority, or other club or group design or insignia not approved by the school
*Clothing, accessories, or jewelry depicting violence, blood, knives, guns, skulls, drugs, etc.
*Clothing, accessories, or jewelry with alcohol or drug references and/or suggestive wording, pictures, or anything that could be considered disruptive to the learning process as determined by the administration, including pictures of persons associated with violence or drugs
*Politically related clothing or accessories (This includes items for past politicians)
*Excessively large rings or rings covering more than one finger
*Cloth or fabric bookbags, tote bags, back packs, department store bags, or any non-see-through bags (Only clear or mesh bags are permitted)
*Any type of chain or jewelry deemed inappropriate or unsafe as determined by the administration—No thick chains; no earrings or medallions larger than a quarter
*Any type of jewelry or apparel that has protruding studs or spikes
*Any apparel which is deemed gang-related by the Police Department and/or the administration
*Clothing, accessories, or jewelry depicting any music groups or individual musicians
DRESS CODE AND PICTURES FOR DANCES
FORMAL DANCES – Boys will wear suits or tuxedos. Girls will wear formal length dresses. Bare midriffs or revealing clothing will not be allowed.
SEMI-FORMAL DANCES – Boys will wear dress slacks, dress shirts with a tie or sweater or a coat. Girls will wear semi-formal length dresses. Bare midriffs or revealing clothing will not be allowed.
CASUAL DANCES – boys will wear dress pants or denim jeans. Faded, torn, or ragged jeans will not be allowed. Girls may wear Capri pants that are below the knee. Shorts are not allowed for anyone. Shirts will be button-down or polo. T-shirts, tank tops, muscle shirts, halter tops, spaghetti straps, shirts that show the midriff, the back, are see-through, or are immodest will not be allowed. Skirts and dresses may not be more than 2” above the knee.
ALL DANCES – No student will be allowed to wear hats, caps, rags, headbands, or bandannas. DANCE PICTURES – Any student showing a gang sign or obscene gesture will forfeit the right to the pictures and will not receive a refund. The student may also face disciplinary action.