2017-18 Dress Code
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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
What's Cool to wear to School???

Brainerd High School

Dress Code 2017-2018

School dress and grooming shall be modest, moderate, and decent.  Apparel or appearance that tends to draw attention to an individual rather than to a learning situation must be avoided.  In matters of opinion, the judgment of administrators will prevail.  Please keep in mind that every unique dress situation cannot be addressed.

  • All book bags must be in lockers during school hours.
  • Headphones/Earbuds (see Electronics Policy)
  • No hats or head coverings, except for religious purposes,should be worn. These items must be placed in lockers by 7:15 am. NO hats are to be out during school hours.
  • Apparel may not be worn advertising another school unless that particular school is at the college level.

Administration reserves the right to address any clothing or accessory deemed inappropriate. The dress code may be modified for individual students due to ongoing dress code violations.

Acceptable Shirts                                                                    

  • Polo-style                                                                      
  • T-shirts
  • Crew-neck
  • Blouses
  • Button-down
  • Any color or pattern
  • Writing and pictures must be appropriate
  • Size appropriate

Unacceptable Shirts

  • Any shirt with writing, pictures or advertisements that depict drug, alcohol, tobacco, sex, or gangs
  • Sleeveless shirts, tank tops, spaghetti straps, and muscle shirts
  • Revealing (no cleavage or bare midriff, off the shoulder, etc.)
  • No part of shirts may be sheer or see through
  • Rompers
  • Under-sized shirts or crop tops (Shirts must be able to be tucked in.)

Acceptable Pants or Shorts

  • Khaki-style pants, jeans/denim, or sweats/joggers
  • Knee-length shorts and capris
  • Size appropriate

Unacceptable Pants

  • Any pants with small holes, rips, or tears that expose skin
  • Any pants with excessive holes, rips, tears
  • Cutoffs
  • Pajama pants
  • Leggings, Yoga Pants,Leggings, Spandex; stretch pants
  • Skirts or dresses
  • Rompers
  • Sagging/oversized pants

Outerwear inside the Building

Acceptable Outerwear 

  • Hoodies (Hood must remain off of head)
  • Sweaters
  • Fleeces
  • Size appropriate

 Unacceptable Outerwear

  • Heavy coats or jackets between 7:20-2:20 in hallways or classrooms
  • If outerwear is removed what is underneath must meet dress code.       

Acceptable Footwear 

  • Tennis shoes
  • Sandals and flip-flops
  • Boots (no steel toe)
  • Dress shoes
  • Shoes must have outdoor sole

 Unacceptable Footwear


  • House shoes


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