YWLA 6 -8 grade Dress Code

YWLA 6th-8th grade Dress Code
To enhance a dynamic learning experience that encourages critical thinking, inspires
confidence and nurtures the intellectual and social development necessary for success
in college, career and life the following Dress Code applies to 6th-8th grade students of
the Young Women's Leadership Academy.
Standardized Dress on most days:
ID badge must be worn at all times (lanyard may be any color or pattern)
Appropriate fitting khaki or black pants or finger-tip length skirts or shorts
o No jeggings or tight-fitting skinny jeans
Solid red, white, or black collared shirts (no t-shirts)
o Lettering and logos on shirts may total no more than the size of a quarter
YWLA Jacket/Hoodie ($25) or solid Black outerwear (such as sweaters,
sweatshirts, and jackets)
o No Lettering and logos outerwear with the exception of YWLA Jacket
Solid black or white tennis shoes, black or white shoe laces. Tennis shoes with a
combination of black, white, and/or brown are acceptable.
Solid black, white, or dark brown dress shoes (brown Sperry type are also
acceptable) Dress shoes with a combination of black, white, and/or brown are
acceptable.
Black or brown ankle boots- must look professional (Ugg-type boots not allowed)
Students are not required to wear a belt, but black or brown solid colored belts
(no studs) are allowed
Appropriate hairstyles (no unnatural color)
Appropriate jewelry (no facial piercings or industrial bars)
Spirit Days – 2014-2015 YWLA Spirit T-shirt ($10)
Free Dress Days will be earned by reaching leadership goals
Athletics/PE- Spirit t-shirt or white t-shirt, black shorts, tennis shoes
Dance – Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet flats
Leadership Outings for the Leadership Elective class will be professional dress or
school standardized dress. This will be discussed as part of the Leadership
class.
Examples of Appropriate Dress for 6th -8th grade:
High School
YWLA HS 9th-12th grade Dress Code
To help our students prepare for their future career environment and promote
confidence and leadership the following Dress Code applies to 9th-12th grade
students of the Young Women's Leadership Academy. Examples are based on dress
expectations in a corporate financial company environment.
Business Casual Professional Dress on most days:
ID badge must be worn at all times (lanyard may be any color or pattern)
Appropriately fitting slacks, capris, finger-tip length skirts, finger-tip length dress
shorts of any color or pattern
Appropriately fitting dress shirts of any color of pattern (no mid-drift or cleavage
showing)
Appropriately fitting dresses that are at least finger-tip length (not tight)
Closed or open toed dress shoes or dress sandals of any color or pattern (no flip
flops)
Professional boots no higher than knee (no ugg-type boots)
Solid colored leggings may only be worn with a dress or professional style long
tunic (finger-tip length, no see-through fabric)
Sweaters or cardigans are acceptable (no sweatshirts or hoodies)
Attire that is considered unprofessional
Flip flops
T-shirts
Shirts with risqué phrases
Spaghetti strap tops or sleeveless tops with straps less than 3 fingers width
Sweat shirts/hoodies
Jeans with holes
HS Spirit Day Dress
HS Spirit Shirt with solid blue jeans and choice of shoes
College Visit Dress
Will be determined by College Bound Advisor
Guides for business casual dress:
http://youngpolishedandprofessional.blogspot.com/2012/10/business-casual-mostcommon-and-most.html
http://smallbusiness.chron.com/guide-business-casual-dress-women-24099.html
http://laurenconrad.com/blog/2011/09/dress-coding-business-casual/
Examples of Appropriate Dress for 9th-12th grade:
Examples only…high heels not recommended
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