|Beck Academy • 901 Woodruff Road • Greenville, SC 29607 • (864)355-1400 • FAX: (864) 355-1490||Sunday, May 26, 2013|
Students are required to dress according to the following guidelines. Students are expected to take pride in their personal appearance such that it does not disrupt student work or school order, distract others, or violate health and safety guidelines. Students must be in dress code when they arrive on campus. Teachers and staff are expected to enforce these guidelines at all times. Student’s dress code for attending a school function in the evening must meet Greenville County School (GCS) Dress Code or dress according to guidelines set for the particular event.
Shirts: Navy blue, black, Khaki, or white (SOLID COLORS)
· Shirts may not have stripes on collar or sleeves
· Turtleneck shirts are permitted.
· All shirts must have a collar and sleeves. Shirts may not have a hood.
· Long sleeve or short sleeve t-shirts may NOT be worn over dress code shirts
· Shirts with cowl or scoop neck may not be worn
· Boys’ shirts must remain tucked in at all times while on campus or fieldtrips. Girls must have all of their mid-section covered by their shirts when they raise their hands above their heads and no low cut shirts allowed. Girls may not tie up their shirts in the front or back. Girls that wear shirts longer than finger-tip length must also tuck shirt in.
· No tank tops or spaghetti-strap shirts may be worn over dress code shirts. Top shirt must have a collar and sleeves. Dress code shirt must be worn under sweater, sweatshirt, pull-over or light jacket.
· All shirts worn under dress code shirts must be solid white, black, navy or khaki.
· Shirts must remain tucked until the student physically leaves the building.
Pants, Skirts, Dresses or Shorts: Navy blue, Khaki, or Black (solid colors) NO WHITE PANTS, Skirts, shorts or dresses
The administration recommends students purchase a dress code sweatshirt to keep in the locker for use in the classrooms on cooler days and a hooded dress code color sweatshirt to keep in PE locker.
Shoes, Hats, Piercing and Accessories:
· Proper shoes for school are required. No bedroom shoes or mesh type slippers may be worn on campus. Students may wear flip flops and sandals as long as the prongs of the shoes do not go through the bottom of the shoe. Tennis shoes must be worn for PE. For safety reasons, students may not wear high heels.
· No hats, bandanas, skullies, “do-rags”, sweatbands/headbands or sunglasses may be worn or be visible while on campus or on school bus. Extraneous articles such as chains may not hang from clothing. Hoods on garments may not be pulled over head until student is physically off campus.
· Facial, nose and/or tongue jewelry are not permitted. Mouth “grillz” are not permitted.
· Hair or weave of non-human color is not permitted. Students will be assigned ISS or OSS until the non-human color hair is removed.
· Decorative symbols or lines may not be shaved in the hair/head.
· Scarves may be worn to school but must be put in the locker upon arrival.
· No suspenders, Mardi Gras type beads or studded necklaces or bracelets may be worn.
· Lunch detention assigned to students in homeroom and student sent to change clothes.
· After homeroom, student will be sent to dress code to change or to call home and assigned an after-school detention. If a parent is not able to bring the necessary item(s) to school immediately, student will receive a referral and sent to ISS. Students that break dress code repeatedly will receive a referral for refusal to obey and be suspended from school.
Special days will be designated throughout the year where the dress code is amended to include different color shirts, jeans and/or t-shirts. Only the students that meet the criteria will be allowed to participate. Students will not be allowed to wear hooded garments, jerseys, sweatpants or clothes with holes in them on these days. Students not meeting the criteria but wear non-dress code clothes will receive a referral resulting in ISS, OSS or loss of the privilege to participate in future special days. These days will be used to reward students that exhibit good behavior, good grades or to participate in special events.
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2011