Uniform Policy 2016-17

2016-17 Visual Uniform Guidelines and interactive links. (Visuals also posted below.)

2016-17 Uniform Policy Guidelines and interactive links. (Policy also posted below.)

     How to order Gym Uniforms for 7th-12th graders.

 

Standard Uniform Policy 2016-17

 

1. Purpose of Uniforms

   a. Help to promote school spirit, school pride, and a sense of community.

   b. Promote self-discipline, modesty, and responsibility for personal hygiene and appearance.

   c. Provide clothing that is convenient, practical, and affordable.

   d. Reduces competition among students based on physical appearance and family financial capabilities.

   e. Create an orderly environment and frees students from unnecessary social pressure to better concentrate on their studies.

   f. Establishes an easily enforceable dress code so as to free teachers’ time for instruction.

  

2. Responsibilities

a. It is the responsibility of the school to establish and enforce the uniform policy. The school administration is the final authority on any uniform issue.

   b. It is the responsibility of the parents/guardians to send their children to school in the proper uniform.

   c. It is the responsibility of the student to know the standards and follow the uniform policy.

3. General Requirements for Student Appearance

a. Students should strive to appear neat and clean. Practicing appropriate habits in personal hygiene, dress, and appearance is an integral part of an individual’s education. 

   b. Students are expected to maintain personal hygiene out of respect for themselves and for others. 

   c. Uniforms must fit properly and comfortably, and be serviceable and in good repair (no fading, holes, fringe, etc.)

   d. Young men are expected to be clean shaven (unless medically excused). Hair length for boys should not be longer than the top of their ears or touching their collars. Hair must be kept shorter than the eye brows and out of the eyes at all times.

   e. Hair dye cannot be a distracting color (red, blue, purple, green, etc.); hair must be a shade of a natural hair color.

      Designs shaved into the hair, faddish hairstyles, or any other alternative hair styles are not allowed.

   f. Multiple earrings beyond two for girls are unacceptable. Earrings for men are unacceptable jewelry. Clear studs are      considered earrings and cannot be worn.

      g. Body piercings for both boys and girls are not allowed.

      h. All tattoos, markings on the skin or skin alterations are to be covered at all times when representing the school.

      i. It is permissible for single items of jewelry to be worn around the neck or wrist. Girls may wear a single chain with   pendant. All items must be conservative and non-distracting from the uniform look.

      j. Light makeup, used in a conservative manner, is permitted for the girls at Immaculata. No makeup is to be worn at  Xavier. Boys are not permitted to wear makeup.

      k. Nail polish is permitted. Clear nail polish only at Xavier for the girls. Boys are not permitted to wear nail polish.

 

4. Dress Code

   a. Students must be appropriately dressed on entering the building.

   b. Any previous plaid styles or any IMAC or Xavier logo is grandfathered in until May 2018.

   c. When a logo is referred to in the dress code, the new LRCSS logo will be the new standard for new uniforms versus Xavier or Immaculata logos used previously. See logo at the end of page 2 for an example.

   d. The LRCSS Standard Uniform is optional for preschool students for the 2016-2017 school year. Preschool students choosing to not wear the uniform must wear comfortable play clothes and athletic shoes (closed toe, closed heel, rubber sole).

   e. Boys are permitted to wear the following uniform items:

(1) Slacks (Black or Khaki) – Must zip up in the front, zipper covered by external flap, plain pockets, and conservative fit. No cargo pants.

(2) Shorts (Black or Khaki) – Must zip up in the front, zipper covered by external flap, plain pockets, and conservative fit.  Must not be shorter than two inches above the knee. No cargo shorts.

(3) Polo Shirts (Black, Green, or White) – Long sleeve or short sleeve, dry-fit permissible. With logo on left side or without logo.

(4) White Button-Up Shirts – Long sleeve or short sleeve. With logo on left side or without logo.

(5) Sweaters and Cardigans (Green) – must have logo on the left side.

(6) Blazer (Green) - must have logo on the left side.

(7) Full-zip and Quarter-Zip Fleece (Green) – must have logo on the left side.

(8) Crew Sweatshirt (Green) - must have logo on the left side.

(9) Plaid Necktie (tie must tie so it touches the belt buckle.) Purchased through Dennis Uniform.

   f. Girls are permitted to wear the following items:

(1) Slacks (Black or Khaki) – Must zip up in the front, zipper covered by external flap, plain pockets, and conservative fit. (Conservative fit means easily slide wallet or cell phones in front and back pockets; trouser loose at waistline; no visible lines from under clothes.) No cargo pants.

(2) Shorts (black or khaki) – Must zip up in the front, zipper covered by external flap, plain pockets, and conservative fit.  Must not be shorter than two inches above the knee. No cargo shorts.

(3) Skort (plaid, black, khaki) - Must not be shorter than two inches above the knee.

(4) Skirt (plaid) - Must not be shorter than two inches above the knee.

(5) Polo Dress (green) - Must not be shorter than two inches above the knee. With logo on left side or without logo.

(6) Jumper (plaid) - Must be no shorter than two inches above the knee and wear uniform polo shirt or white button-up shirt underneath.

(7) Polo Shirts (black, green, or white) – Long sleeve or short sleeve, dry-fit permissible, feminine-fit permissible. With logo on left side or without logo.   

(8) White Button-Up Shirts – Long sleeve or short sleeve, peter pan collars allowed, plain with no lace or ruffles. With logo on left side or without logo.

(9) Sweaters and Cardigans (green) – must have logo on left side.

(10) Blazer (green) - must have logo on the left side.

(11) Full-zip and Quarter-Zip Fleece (green) – must have logo on the left side.

(12) Crew Sweatshirt (green) - must have logo on the left side.

   g. Headgear - Hats, scarves or sweatbands or other forms of head gear may not be worn in the building. Girls are    allowed to wear forest green, black, white or grey hair bands.

   h. T-Shirts - White, plain, short sleeve t-shirt may be worn under uniform shirts. T-shirt sleeves may not exceed the length of the uniform shirt sleeve. White turtlenecks or long sleeved shirts may be worn under the uniform shirt.  

   i. Belts - Grades 3-12 must wear belt with pants. Belt must be a basic white, black or brown.

   j. Shoes - Tennis shoes with rubber soles for preschool-6th grade. School appropriate closed heel and closed toe shoes.    Heel height must not exceed one inch.

   k. Socks/Tights - Socks ankle/knee high or tights in, white, black or forest green. 

   l. Letter Jackets - Letter Jackets must be kelly green wool.  The sleeves may be white leather, white vinyl, or kelly green  wool. The knit trim can be striped (white and green) or solid (white, green and black trim).  Ladies’ jackets may also have a sailor collar in kelly green wool, with or without braid.  The braid can be solid (white or black) or striped (white and black.) Jackets are available at Stitch by Stitch in Leavenworth or Balfour (online). 

5. Special Uniform Dress Days and Times

   a. Mass Day Uniform

(1) Boys are to wear the following uniform items for Mass days: green polo (short or long sleeved) or white button-up shirt with uniform bottom. Tie and/or blazer sweater is optional.

(2) Girls are to wear the following uniform items for Mass days:  green polo (short or long sleeved) or white button-up shirt with uniform bottom or dress or jumper with appropriate shirt.

   b. Jeans Day Uniform

    (1) Jeans should not be ripped, stained or skinny jeans. Clothing must be appropriate, thus not too tight; no bare shoulders, midriff, or lower back; no cut-off shirts; tights must be covered by shorts or skirt of appropriate length.

   c. IMAC Physical Education for 7th-12th graders

(1)  Girls and boys wear designated PE green long/short sleeved and black shorts. Must wear white or black socks and athletic shoes with rubber soles.           

   d. Field-trips - School uniform with Immaculata letterman jacket.

   e. Spirit Wear: Athletics and Extracurricular Activities

 

 

Uniforms & Spirit Wear

WE'VE GOT SPIRIT, YES WE DO! 
WE'VE GOT SPIRIT, HOW ABOUT YOU?

 

DENNIS SCHOOL UNIFORMS

School uniforms can be purchased from Dennis Uniforms, 6322 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS or order online at www.dennisuniform.com with school code below. The Overland Park store's number is 913-381-6500.  The store is located across the street (west) from the Sheraton Hotel (click here for a map).

Leavenworth Regional Catholic Schools code: IXC

 

LANDS' END UNIFORMS

Some school uniform options can be ordered through www.Landsend.com. Shirts with embroidery option, uniform pants, shorts and other accessories are available. The Preferred School number that was assigned to Leavenworth Catholic Schools is (#900128240) and encompasses both Xavier Catholic School and Immaculata High School. For easy ordering instructions, click here.

 

OTHER SCHOOL UNIFORM OPTIONS

Consult the dress code guidelines, but other items such as khaki's or non logo uniform shirts may be purchased through uniform clothing from Walmart Faded Glory brandLands' EndOld NavyGapJcPenneyUniform Connection (downtown Leavenworth). Local companies can also embroider a logo on a plain uniform shirt: Stitch by Stich Custom EmbroideryBrown Bear Printing and 3 Ladies Sewing Shoppe in Downtown Leavenworth.

 

UNIFORM CLOSET

Gently used uniforms are available for trade or purchase at the LRCSS Administration Office at 320 N. Broadway. Donate your uniform clothing when it is too small or trade it out one for larger sizes. Prices range from $1-$8 for used item and the proceeds go to Xavier PTO or IMAC Boosters Club. The selection will vary, not all items are always available. Items for donation or to shop are during normal office hours, 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday during the school year or 9:00 a.m-1:00 p.m. Monday- Thursday during the summer.

 

 

IMAC SPIRIT STORE*

The Boosters Club at IMAC opens the Spirit Store during home games for purchasing spirit wear.

*There is often other spirit wear available for sale during the school year through Xavier PTO, IMAC Boosters Club or special orders. Watch for information on this during the year. 

Where to Buy Uniforms & Spirit Wear

Consult the Uniform Policy 2016-17 for more information about what items can be purchased where. Below are some links to acceptable places to purchase uniform items.

 


School uniforms can be purchased from Dennis Uniforms, 6322 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS or order online at www.dennisuniform.com with school code below. The Overland Park store's number is 913-381-6500.  The store is located across the street (west) from the Sheraton Hotel (click here for a map).

Leavenworth Regional Catholic Schools code: IXC

 

 

Some school uniform options can be ordered through www.Landsend.com. Shirts with embroidery option, uniform pants, shorts and other accessories are available. The Preferred School number that was assigned to Leavenworth Catholic Schools is (#900128240) and encompasses both Xavier Catholic School and Immaculata High School. For easy ordering instructions, click here.

 

 


 

 

 

Local companies can also embroider a logo on a plain uniform shirt:

(New shirts must have the LRCSS logo on the left side, Xavier and IMAC logos are grandfathered in for a period of time.)

 

Letter jackets can be purchased at:

(New guidelines have been given to these shops for 2016-17 school year.)

Stitch by Stich Custom Embroidery in downtown Leavenworth

Balfour

 

UNIFORM CLOSET

Gently used uniforms are available for trade or purchase at the LRCSS Administration Office at 320 N. Broadway. Donate your uniform clothing when it is too small or trade it out one for larger sizes. Prices range from $1-$8 for used item and the proceeds go to Xavier PTO or IMAC Boosters Club. The selection will vary, not all items are always available. Items for donation or to shop are during normal office hours, 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday year round, except for holidays and posted closed dates.

 

IMAC SPIRIT STORE*

The Boosters Club at IMAC opens the Spirit Store during home games for purchasing spirit wear.

*There is often other spirit wear available for sale during the school year through Xavier PTO, IMAC Boosters Club or special orders. Watch for information on this during the year.