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Uniforms

Sacred Heart School students wear uniforms every day unless designated by an “out of uniform day.”

Except where noted, uniforms must be purchased form Dennis Uniform Company in Fresno.  Used, reconditioned uniforms may be bought at the Sacred Heart Thrift Shop.  Navy blue pants or shorts for girls and boys may be purchased from Dennis Uniform or local department stores if they are “uniform quality” and of the same style as Dennis Uniform.

Grades K-3: Dennis Uniform jumper, navy blue uniform sweater, jacket, *sweatshirts, **white blouse or white polo shirt, or ***navy blue or gray polo shirt.  Navy blue, black or white socks (navy, black, or white footed tights in cold weather) may be purchased in local department stores.   NO OTHER COLOR OR ANYTHING WITH DESIGNS OR PATTERNS ARE ALLOWED.

Grades 4-8: Dennis Uniform skirt, skort, navy blue uniform sweater, jacket, *sweatshirts, **white blouse or white polo shirt, or ***navy blue or gray polo shirt. (Skorts may be worn all year).  Navy blue, black or white socks (navy, black, or white footed tights in cold weather) may be purchased in local department stores.

Boys K-8th Grades: Dennis Uniform or “uniform quality” navy blue pants or navy blue shorts; navy blue uniform sweater, *sweatshirt, jacket, white polo, ***navy blue or gray polo shirt.

Girls/Boys All Grades: Dennis Uniform or “uniform quality” short may be worn from the start of school throughout the school year.  During cold weather, a plain white turtleneck may be worn under the uniform blouse or shirt.

*     May wear the “Mustangs” sweatshirt purchased through Boosters Club.

**   May be purchased in local department stores.  No logos please, unless you have the Sacred Heart Logo.

***  Navy blue or gray polo shirts MUST HAVE the “Sacred Heart Mustangs” logo.  (Must be purchased at Crivelli’s Shirts & More in Turlock).

All shoes must be practical and comfortable for play.  Shoes and shoelaces should coordinate with the school uniform.  Appropriate shoe colors, including trim and laces, are white, navy blue, gray, black and brown.  Tennis shoes with non-marking soles must be worn for Physical Education classes.  Sandals, backless shoes, cowboy boots and roller shoes are not allowed.

General Rules

School uniforms are worn every day.  (Scouts and 4-H uniforms may be worn on the day of the meeting).

Uniform skirts, skorts, jumpers and shorts may not be shorter than 3″ above the knee, measured from the floor in a kneeling position.

Uniform pants and shorts shall not have an excess of more than 1″ at the waist.

Only Dennis Uniform sweaters/sweatshirts, jackets, or Booster Club Mustang sweatshirts MAY be worn in the classroom or in church.

Blouses and shirts must be tucked in.

Hair shall be clean, trimmed and neatly groomed.  The required length for boys’ hair is no longer than collar-length.  Students may not alter their natural hair color.

All accessories (girls and boys) are to be plain navy blue, black, gray or white or uniform pattern.

Make-up, nail polish and nail decals are not allowed.  Necklaces, bracelets or rings may be allowed as long as they are not a cause of distraction.  Posts only may be worn if ears are pierced.  (One earring allowed per ear).

Dress code for Designated “Out of Uniform” Days

Appropriate dress apparel takes into consideration the values of the school as a Catholic institution of growth and learning, pupil grade level, and health and safety factors during school activities.

Tank tops, spaghetti straps, backless blouses, halter and midriff tops are not permitted.

Any garments or accessories with inappropriate sayings, emblems, or pictures are not allowed.

Clothing shall not be low-cut either in the front or back, or be fitted too tightly to limit participation in physical education activities.

Skirts, dresses, and shorts shall be no shorter than 3″ above the knee, measured from the floor in a kneeling position.

Sandals and “flip-flop” style shoes are not permitted.

Shorts may be worn year round.  They must be modestly fitted.  “Biker” or spandex style shorts are not allowed.

The final decision as to the appropriateness of dress and personal grooming shall rest with the administration. 

THE SCHOOL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEND HOME ANY STUDENT WHO DOES NOT COME TO SCHOOL APPROPRIATELY DRESSED OR PROPERLY GROOMED.