All students at West Warwick High School are expected to keep in mind that they are attending an educational facility. Good grooming and proper attire contribute to the learning environment. This aspect of learning prepares students to know how to dress appropriately for the future workplace.
Immodest or revealing clothing is not to be worn to school. Shoulders, backs, and stomachs must be covered. Halter tops, muscle shirts, spaghetti straps and other sleeveless shirts are not allowed. Shoulders must be covered at all times.
Headgear of any sort is not allowed to be worn in the building.
Accessories with potential for inflicting bodily harm are not allowed. (chains, pointed jewelry, dog collars, picks, etc.)
Clothing, insignia, buttons, jewelry, labels, arm bands, signs, etc. that criticize, insult, degrade or have potential to incite any individual, group, profession, or religious or political group are not allowed.
Coats and jackets are not to be worn in the classroom.
Electronic ear accessories, sunglasses or accessories that cause distractions are not to be visible in the school building.
Clothing worn during physical education is not to be worn in the classroom.
Pants must be worn waist-high so as not to reveal underwear.
Shorts and skirts should be appropriate length of mid-thigh as defined by the end of one’s thumbs when arms are fully extended and resting by one’s sides. This also applies to rips and slits in shorts, skirts and pants.
Footwear should be worn at all times.
Clothing and body art which promotes alcohol, drugs, tobacco, violence or sexual innuendois not permitted on school property.
Note: Final judgment regarding the appropriateness of a student’s attire as it relates to the learning environment belongs to the Administration.
Keep in mind that you are ready to enter a class if:
You are wearing a mask that is covering your nose and mouth.
You are not wearing a hat.
You do not have a hooded sweatshirt (hoodie) covering your head.