Thepurpose of Triangle Elementary’s Dress Code is to support the PrinceWilliam County Code of Behavior and enhance an environment conducive tolearning. The School Board requires that students dress to meet generalstandards of health, cleanliness, neatness, decency and safety.
Working together home and school can ensure that Triangle Elementary is a place where teachers can teach and children can learn.
•Hats, scarves, visors or sunglasses may not be worn by students in thebuilding. Head coverings based on religious belief are allowed.Bandanas, sweat bands (head and wrist) and rubber bands (arms and legs)may not be worn at any time.
•Sneakers are the ideal footwear for school; flip-flops, open-toed shoesor shoes with no back are too dangerous for school and may not be worn.Neither cleats nor sneakers with roller skates may be worn. Shoe lacesmust be tied at all times.
• Shorts, skorts and skirts may be worn and must reach mid-thigh.
•Garments which are “see-through”, have low-cut necklines, expose themidriff or reveal undergarments may not be worn. This includes tubetops, tops with spaghetti straps and tank tops with less than 2 inchesof fabric on the shoulder. Garments with over-sized armholes (muscleshirts) or oversized shirts which fall below fingertip length may not beworn unless over another shirt.
• Pants with the waistband below the waist area may not be worn. Pants may not extend below the shoe and drag the ground.
•Clothing with inappropriate language or pictures shall not be worn.Alcohol, drugs, tobacco products or references to any gang membershipmay not appear on clothes worn to school.
•Students may not wear long trench coats or bulky, oversized coatswithin the building. These coats must remain in the classroom uponentering the building.
Violations may result in students being required to remove the offensiveitem; change into something appropriate or the Principal may send thestudent home to change into clothing that meets the guidelines of thedress code.