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Dress Code 2017-2018

DRESS CODE 2017 - 2018 SCHOOL YEAR

St. Joseph School has an established uniform code for students in Kindergarten through Grade 8.  Uniforms may be purchased through Schoolbelles, 3324 Secor Rd. Ste. 2, Toledo, OH 43606. Some items may be purchased through local stores.  If items are not purchased through Schoolbelles, they must still conform to the standard described in the Schoolbelles catalog and below. 

MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS (Grades 6, 7, 8)

Skirt with Blouse/Shirt.  Any style of St. Joseph plaid skirt/skort with a long sleeved blouse or long or short sleeved knit shirt

    Blouse –yellow                    *Knit shirt – white, yellow, or navy

Slacks with Blouse/Shirt.  Dress slacks with a long sleeved blouse or long or short sleeved knit shirt

    Slacks – navy or khaki       Blouse –yellow

   *Knit shirt – white, yellow, or navy

Shorts with Shirt.  Walking-length (knee-length) shorts with a short-sleeved knit shirt may be worn in August, September, May, and June. 

    Shorts – navy or khaki       *Knit shirt – white, yellow, or navy

    *Note:  Knit shirt includes the Schoolbelles banded-bottom knit shirt.

MIDDLE SCHOOL B0YS (Grades 6, 7, 8)           

Pants with Shirt/Tie.  Dress pants, with a dress shirt (long or short-sleeved) and a tie, or with a knit shirt

    Pants – navy or khaki         Dress shirt – white, yellow, or light blue

    Tie – plain or patterned     Knit shirt – white, yellow, or navy  

Shorts with Shirt- Walking-length (knee-length) shorts with a short-sleeved knit shirt may be worn in August, September, May, and June. 

    Shorts – navy or khaki       Knit shirt – white, yellow, or navy

ELEMENTARY GIRLS (Grades 1 – 5)

Skirt, Skort or Jumper with Shirt.   Any style St. Joseph plaid skirt, skort or jumper with a long or short-sleeved knit shirt

*Knit shirt – white, yellow, or navy

Slacks with Knit Shirt.  Dress slacks with a long or short sleeved knit shirt

    Slacks – navy                       *Knit shirt – white, yellow, or navy

Shorts with Shirt.  Walking-length (knee-length) shorts with a short-sleeved knit shirt may be worn in August, September, May, and June.

    Shorts – navy                       *Knit shirt – white, yellow, or navy

    *Note:  Knit shirt includes the Schoolbelles banded bottom knit shirt

ELEMENTARY BOYS (Grades 1 – 5)

Pants with Shirt.  Dress pants with a long or short-sleeved knit shirt.

    Pants – navy                         Knit shirt – white, yellow, or navy

Shorts with Shirt.  Walking-length (knee-length) shorts with a short-sleeved knit shirt may be worn in August, September, May, and June.

    Shorts – navy                       Knit shirt – white, yellow, or navy

KINDERGARTEN

Girls:  Any style of St. Joseph plaid skirt/skort or jumper OR navy dress slacks with a RED long or short-sleeved  knit shirt

Boys:  Navy dress pants with a RED long or short-sleeved knit shirt

Boys/Girls:  Navy walking-length (knee-length) shorts with a RED short-sleeved knit shirt may be worn in the months of August, September, May, and June.

ALL STUDENTS (Grades K – 8)

Physical Education:  Students in grade K-8 are required to wear the SJS monogrammed P.E. uniform shorts from Schoolbelles, T-shirt, socks, and athletic shoes.  SJS uniform shorts are mesh, basketball-length shorts with an SJS logo (the shorts must be two inches above the knee or longer) or students may wear SJS logo sweatpants.  There is an optional blue or grey logo t-shirt available for purchase or students may wear a solid colored t-shirt, any St. Joseph Spiritwear, Positive Direction, or St. Joseph sport-related t-shirt.

Sweaters.  Solid white, yellow, red, navy, or hunter green.  Styles include cardigan, crew or V-neck, or sweater vests.  Girls may wear knit         sweaters with hoods.  A navy fleece pullover with the SJS monogram may be purchased through Schoolbelles and worn in place of a sweater.

Sweatshirts. The official St. Joseph School navy sweatshirt with a monogram, available only through Schoolbelles, may be worn over a shirt or blouse in place of a sweater.  Two other sweatshirt styles, ordered through the annual PTO Spiritwear sale, have been approved to wear, as well.  Both are navy, one is hooded and one is crew.  The spirit wear school approved sweatshirts will be available during the spirit wear sale. 

Turtlenecks.  Grades 1 - 8 White, yellow, or navy with skirts, skorts, jumpers, or slacks/pants.

  Kindergarten    Red

Fleece pants.  Any color or pattern of fleece pajama bottoms are permitted on cold weather days with the uniform, as students travel to and from school or for outside recess, as long as they are removed when they enter their classroom.

Shoes.  Solid black, brown, or navy leather (leather-like) shoes, (not two-toned); no Sperry or Sperry-like shoes.

OR students may wear athletic shoes (any color).  All shoes must tie, Velcro or buckle.  No slip-ons, high-tops, or “light-up” athletic shoes,.

Socks.  Solid white/natural, yellow, red, navy, black or hunter green knee socks, tights, or crew socks.  Socks must be plain, no stripes or logos).  Socks must be worn at all times.  Holiday socks are eliminated EXCEPT for the month of December when Christmas-themed socks will be allowed.

SPECIAL UNIFORM DAYS

Scout Uniforms: These uniforms may be worn on meeting days.

Dress -Up Days: Students are not required to wear uniforms on dress-up days.  Outfits must be school appropriate.  Students may not wear jeans.

Jeans Days: Students are not required to wear uniforms on jeans days.  They may wear jeans or other neat casual pants and a school-appropriate shirt. 

ADDITIONAL DRESS CODE INFORMATION: GRADES K - 8

  • Hats or caps may not be worn in the school building, even on jeans days.
  • Skirt, skort, jumper and short lengths must be within two inches of the top of the knee. 
  • Pants/slacks must be in good repair and worn at the waist.
  • All blouses and shirts must be tucked in.  (Schoolbelles banded-bottom knit shirts are the only exception.)
  • Jeans are defined as pants with top stitched seams and rivets.  Cargo style pants are pants with large patch pockets on the legs.  These types of pants are only allowed on jeans days.
  • Shirts with inappropriate words or images, sleeveless shirts, mesh shirts, bike shorts, and cut-off sweats are not allowed.  If t-shirts are worn under shirts or blouses, they must be plain white (no lettering or graphics).