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(Please be sure to read all the way to the bottom of the Code to prevent any misunderstandings)
 
Monday, Tuesday, Thursdays and Fridays
All students must wear CAWNY logo polo shirts.  CAWNY logo hoodies are permitted during cool weather.
Boys must wear navy, black or khaki two-pocket, pleated or flat front dress pants or denim conservative jeans.
Boys may wear navy, black or khaki two-pocket, pleated or flat front, knee-length shorts.
Girls must wear navy, black or khaki two-pocket, pleated or flat front dress pants or denim conservative jeans; OR navy, black or khaki skirts that fall below the knee when standing.
Girls may wear navy, black or khaki two-pocket, pleated or flat front, knee-length shorts or capri pants.
All students are expected to wear black or brown belts with pants that have belt loops.
All students must wear solid color socks that can be seen above the shoe. (Girls may wear nylons.)
The school does not prescribe a specific style of shoe for Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays.  Shoes must be clean, odor-free and in good condition.  No sandals.  Shoes must be safe to wear on tile floors.
Other Guidelines
(not to be deemed a conclusive listing)
Clothing may not have holes by design or obvious tears or patches.
Ripped, frayed or cut-off clothing may not be worn.
Hats, caps, hoods or sunglasses may not be worn inside the school building.
Girls may not wear dresses or skirts with slits that come above the knee.
Students may not wear athletic, yoga, sweat, cargo or camouflage pants.
Students may not wear leggings or "jeggings," even if they have pockets.
Undershirts must be plain with nothing showing through the main shirt or blouse. (The undershirt cannot contain colors, writing or pictures of any kind.)
Once again, only CAWNY-issued hoodie are allowed to be worn in the school building. Other jackets, sweaters, gloves or other outdoor clothing cannot be worn during school hours.
Students may not have tattoos, permanent or temporary.
Students may not wear sweatbands, dog collars and/or similar neck, wallet or wrist chains.
Students may not wear buttons or pins that are not school-related.
Girls may only have ear piercings. Boys may not have earrings or other body piercings.
Nail length should not interfere with school activity. Boys may not wear any polish.
Students may not wear fishnet or unconservative stockings.
 
Chapel Days:  Wednesdays
Boys must wear navy, black or khaki dress slacks
Boys must wear a conservative solid white button down dress shirt and belt.  (Boys may wear a conservative tie, but ties are not required.)
Girls must wear solid color navy, black, or khaki skirts that fall to the knee when standing.
Girls must wear a conservative, white button-down blouse.  (Blouses must not be frilly, puffy or have lace.)
Chapel day shirts and blouses must always be tucked in.
Boys must wear dress shoes or dark sneakers.
Girls must wear dress shoes or dress boots.
 
Gym Days
Gym uniforms will consist of CAWNY logo t-shirts and shorts.  Gray, solid colored sweat pants may be worn over shorts in cooler weather.  Athletic-style shoes must be worn in gym class.
 
Hair
Boys are expected to have their hair cut so that the back length doesn't come over the collar and the sideburns may be no longer than the earlobe. Boys are expected to be clean shaven.
Girls must keep their hair out of their eyes at all times in the classroom. Extremes in hair styles and colors, faddish, unnatural or multicolored hair, coloring or cuts are not acceptable. Hair must be kept neat and clean at all times. 
 
Consequences to Violating the Dress Code
The standard consequence for violating any of CAWNY's rules is detailed in the Parent/Student Handbook, under the heading, Code of Conduct.  However, the dress code has its own additional consequences as detailed below:
In order to maximize all students' progress in each class and to minimize the distraction of dress code violations, the following plan will be enacted after a student is reminded that they should already be in dress code.
1 - if the student gets into dress code, they will be sent back to class and given the appropriate level of discipline (as detailed in the Parent/Student Handbook), to be determined by their number of dress code violations.
2 - if the student is not able to get into dress code, they will be given clothes to wear.  They will be sent to class and given the appropriate level of discipline (as detailed in the Parent/Student Handbook), to be determined by their number of dress code violations.
3 - if the student refuses to comply, they will sit in a Principal-approved location to do school work until they are willing to comply.  Parents/Guardians will be contacted in order to help the student get into dress code and back to class as soon as possible.  The student will be given the appropriate level of discipline (as detailed in the Parent/Student Handbook), to be determined by their number of dress code violations.
 
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