Bayside STEM Student Dress and Appearance Guidelines
Uniform dress is required at the Bayside S.T.E.M. ACADEMY. While there is room for variation--such as skirts and shorts may be worn instead of pants--students must consider appropriate choices when it comes to these variations. As students are primarily here to learn, they should present themselves professionally and not dress in any way that is distracting to the learning environment for themselves or others. All clothing and accessories should demonstrate appropriate modesty, courtesy and be safe to the wearer and those around them.
School Uniform Dress:
Shirt: Plain, solid black, orange or white polo shirts
Shirts may not have logos, writing or contrasting piping or edging
Short or long sleeves polo shirts are acceptable
Undershirts must be solid black, white or orange
Polo shirt must be outermost shirt
Collar of uniform shirt should be visible at all times, even when wearing sweatshirt
No use of rubber bands to gather the shirt
Polo shirts must be completely tucked in at all times.
Fitted polo shirts may be worn untucked as long as they are
at/above the hip line (no exposed midriff).
Pants/Belt: Khaki-colored pants—non-denim, non-stretch
Skin-tight pants are not acceptable
Pants are to be worn at the waist, above the hip bone
Belts are to be black and plain buckle. Pants may not be tied
with rope or shoe laces.
No sagging, ballooning (tied/gathered with rubber bands)
Shorts/Shorts: Khaki-colored shorts/skorts
Shorts/skorts need to be no higher than mid-thigh in length
Skirts: Khaki-colored skirts
Skirts need to be no higher than top of the knee in length
Plain black or white tights may be worn
Shoes/Socks: Shoes, shoelaces, and socks must be black, white, orange, brown or gray
Sweatshirts: Sweatshirts are to be solid black, white, orange (no writing or logos)
Crewneck sweatshirts are preferred, but if the sweatshirt has a hood,
it must be off indoors.
Students may wear their PE sweatshirt. (School shirt collar must be visible)
Jackets: Jackets are to be solid black, white or orange (no visible logos or writing)
Hats: Solid black, orange or white (no visible logos or writing) and must be off indoors
Accessories: All accessories--including hair ties, scarves, belts, jewelry, watches--must be
solid school colors: orange, white, and /or black. Hoop earrings should be no
larger in size than a quarter.
If students arrive to school without proper uniform dress attire:
· Parents will be called so that required clothing can be immediately brought to school
· Progressive discipline may follow for repeated non-compliance
The administration may grant exceptions for special occasions and or conditions.
In addition to being available at local department stores, ex. Target, Old Navy, K-Mart and Sears, uniforms may also be bought on line at www.target.com, www.kmart.com, www.thechildrenswearoutlet.com, www.frenchtoast.com, www.dickies.com, and www.schoolbelles.com and many other locations.