Uniforms/Spirit Wear

School Uniforms - Dennis Uniform

PE Uniforms (Grades 5-8 only) - Al's Sport Shop

Spirit Wear (Parents) - Educational Outfitters 


The purpose of instituting a uniform policy and overseeing the adherence of that policy is to diminish distractability in the classroom learning environment and to diminish clothes and accessories viewed as items of status. ALL ITEMS MARKED WITH AN * MUST BE DENNIS BRAND. NO OTHER BRANDS MAY BE WORN.

 

DAILY UNIFORM

Daily Uniform is to be worn by all students on school days, unless Dress Uniform is required.

 

GIRLS – Daily Uniform

Plain White Short Sleeve Knit Polo Shirt (no logo or embellishment of any kind-see below)

Dennis Gray Knit Polo Shirt (optional)*

Dennis Plaid Jumper (Grades K-4, not shorter than top of the knee)*

Dennis Plaid Skirt (Grades 5-8, not shorter than top of the knee)*

Dennis Navy Twill Walking Shorts*

Dennis Navy Skort*

Dennis Navy Slacks*

Dennis OLG Royal Blue Sweatshirt*

Dennis Gray Cardigan Sweater*

White Crew Socks (no logos, lace, etc. and must cover from ankle bone to low calf)

White Tights (optional during cold weather under Plaid Jumper only)

Dennis Blue Bike Shorts (may be worn under Plaid Jumper or Skirt for modesty)*

Cross Trainer/Running Shoe (refer to shoe policy for approved styles & colors)

 

BOYS – Daily Uniform

Plain White Short Sleeve Knit Polo Shirt (no logo or embellishment of any kind)

Dennis Gray Knit Polo Shirt (optional)*

Dennis Navy Twill Walking Shorts (flat or pleated front)*

Dennis Navy Twill Slacks (flat or pleated front)*

Dennis OLG Royal Blue Sweatshirt*

Dennis Gray V-Neck Sweater*

White Crew Socks (no logos, stripes, etc. and must cover from ankle bone to low calf)

Black Leather Belt (Grades 5-8)

Cross Trainer/Running Shoe (refer to shoe policy for approved styles & colors)

 

DRESS UNIFORM

Dress Uniform is mandatory whenever students attend Mass, field trips (unless otherwise instructed by the teacher), and on other occasions required by the principal.

 

GIRLS – Dress Uniform

Plain White Short Sleeve Knit Polo Shirt (no logo or embellishment of any kind)

Dennis Plaid Jumper (Grades K-4, not shorter than top of the knee)*

Dennis Plaid Skirt (Grades 5-8, not shorter than top of the knee)*

Dennis Gray Cardigan Sweater*

White Crew Socks (no logos, lace, etc. and must cover from ankle bone to low calf)

Dennis Blue Bike Shorts (may be worn under Plaid Jumper or Skirt for modesty)*

Cross Trainer/Running Shoe (refer to shoe policy for approved styles & colors)

 

BOYS – Dress Uniform

Plain White Short Sleeve Knit Polo Shirt (no logo or embellishment of any kind)

Dennis Navy Twill Slacks (flat or pleated front)*

Dennis Gray V-Neck Sweater*

White Crew Socks (no logos, stripes, etc. and must cover from ankle bone to low calf)

Black Leather Belt (Grades 5-8)

Cross Trainer/Running Shoe (refer to shoe policy for approved styles & colors)

 

UNIFORM GUIDELINES

  • Clean and neat appropriately sized uniforms are to be worn every day. No student should be out of uniform. If a problem arises, a note should be sent to the teacher explaining the circumstance.

  • White polo shirt must be devoid of logos and decorative edging, e.g. scallops/lace/ruffles on collars, girls pleated/puffed sleeves.

  • On meeting days, the Girl/Boy Scout troops may wear their respective uniforms. However, all shirts must have collars. On Dress Uniform days, scout uniform skirts or jumpers for girls and long slacks for boys must be worn if not wearing school dress uniform.

  • Girls are not permitted to wear any type of make-up or artificial nails on campus during school hours. Only clear nail polish and two or fewer small royal or navy blue or white barrettes or hair bows, a small headband, etc. are permitted.

  • Skirts and jumpers must be no shorter than the top of the knee.

  • Only a plain white T-shirt may be worn under the shirt or blouse for warmth. White turtleneck shirts are not allowed.

  • White and gray polo shirts must be tucked in except when deemed appropriate by staff of the school.

  • Socks must be white crew socks, devoid of logos.

  • Unnecessary jewelry is not permitted. One finger ring, one pair of small stud earrings (one in each ear and no larger than the ear lobe), and/or a simple chain with small pendant are acceptable for girls. Only one pair of earrings (one on each ear lobe) may be worn at any given time. Ear cuffs are not acceptable at any time. This applies to "Dress Up" days also. Boys may wear one chain with a small pendant and/or one ring. Boys may not wear earrings. No bracelets are permitted.

  • Uniform school sweatshirts or gray sweaters may be worn in the classroom.

  • Only OLG hats may be worn during lunch recess and PE classes.

  • Oversized sweaters and jackets or any non-school pullover sweatshirts may not be worn with the uniform at any time.

  • Boys' uniform shorts and/or trousers are to be the correct size, not oversized or baggy. They are to be worn at the waist, NOT the hips. A black leather belt is to be used for proper fit at all times unless the shorts/pants’ waist is properly elasticized.

  • Students in Grades 5- 8 shall wear the official PE uniform for PE class only.

  • Students in Grades K-4 shall wear the daily uniform Dennis Navy Short/Skort and Polo Shirt for PE class.

  • Boys'/Girls' hair should be neat, well groomed, its NATURAL COLOR. No dyeing, streaking, extensions, tinsel, hair feathers, etc. are permitted. Hair may be required to be banded if it interferes with specific learning activities.

  • Hair should be in a conservative hairstyle and must present a groomed and clean appearance. No hairstyle that would be a distraction to the educational welfare of students is permissible. No dyes (temporary or permanent), bleaching, or highlights are allowed. Boy’s hair length must be cut above the ears and above the shirt collar. Bangs for both boys and girls should not hang over the eyes. No mohawk, carving, rat‐tail, skin‐head, spiked above 1”, stripes, or designs are acceptable. Hairstyles are subject to administration approval.

 

DRESS-UP DAYS

Dress-Up Days (i.e. Free Dress) are a privilege, and various days will be announced throughout the year by the principal. Clothing worn on these days should be in good taste, paying careful consideration to Mass attendance. The following regulations must be observed:

 

Acceptable: Comfortable respectable play clothes, walking shorts, pants, shirts with sleeves, socks, stockings, and sandals with backs that are securely attached to the foot. (Sandals cannot be worn for P.E. classes.) Only OLG hats may be worn and only during lunch recess and PE classes.

Unacceptable: Torn/ripped/frayed jeans or pants, leggings or yoga pants that are not covered by another garment to mid-thigh, shorts any shorter than walking shorts, mini-skirts, tank tops, excessively baggy or large pants, spaghetti straps and/or strapless garments, flip-flop sandals or sandals with no back straps, midriff-baring apparel of any kind, shirts with large pictures, writing, and/or advertising on them. No hats/caps are to be worn on dress-up days.

 

SHOE POLICY

Neat, clean, and presentable athletic running shoes are required as part of the school uniform and are used for P.E. classes as well. The acceptable colors are solid navy or royal blue, black, white, gray, or any combination of these colors. SHOES TRIMMED WITH ALL OTHER COLORS ARE NOT ALLOWED. No flashing lights; no plaid or patterned shoes or laces. Shoes must be fastened by laces or velcro only. Laces should match the dominate color of the shoes and be appropriate in length to secure the shoe to the foot. The shoe must be a low top; NO mid or high tops are permitted.

 

The sole should have good traction and must have a visible, exterior arch or indent in the mid-sole, indicating the supportive arch. (no completely flat bottomed shoes) No “skater” type shoes. No Keds, Heely’s, Vans, Sketchers, or Converse Shoes. No dress shoes, loafers, platforms, sandals, boots, hiking shoes, slip-ons, or high heels are permitted.

 

All of these uniform regulations will be strictly enforced. Uniform slips will be issued for violations. Repeated violations will affect citizenship grades.

 

NOTE:

  1. Used uniforms are available through the PTG.

  2. Skirts, jumpers, pants, shorts, skorts, bike shorts, grey polos, sweaters, and sweatshirts are to be purchased only from Dennis Uniform, 4217 Ponderosa Avenue, Suite D, San Diego, CA 92123.

  3. PE uniforms are purchased through Al’s Sport Shop, 9250 Mission Gorge Road, Santee, CA, 92071.

  4. Socks, black belts, or white knit (long or short sleeve) polo shirts may be purchased anywhere. No emblems are permitted.

  5. OLG caps are available only through Educational Outfitters.




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