Dress Code (K - 8th)

Shirts: Immanuel polos and solid red, black,

grey, or white polos (long or short sleeve) Single colored button down shirts or blouses may also be worn.

Long sleeve single colored shirts or turtleneck shirts may be worn under polos, button down shirts, and blouses.

REMEMBER: Shirts and blouses must be tucked in and remain tucked in when hands are raised above the head.

 

Sweaters: Red, black, grey, or white sweaters

  • Small logo/label of the shirt manufacturer is allowed – no monograms.

  • Students may wear an ILS-sponsored sweater.

  • A collared shirt must be worn under a sweater.

Sweatshirts: ILS sweatshirts and red, black, grey or white sweatshirts

  • No hooded sweatshirts may be worn in the building.

  • Students may wear an ILS-sponsored sweatshirt.

  • A collared shirt must be worn under a sweatshirt.

Quarter Zip Pullovers: ILS-sponsored quarter zip pullovers

  • Other solid, single Red, black, grey, or white color quarter zip pullovers may be worn.

  • Small logo/label of the shirt manufacturer is allowed – no monograms.

  • A collared shirt must be worn under a quarter zip pullover.

 

Pants/Shorts: Black or khaki pants or shorts

  • a belt must be worn when there are belt loops in front and back.

  • No sagging, low-riding, oversized, or tight pants are to be worn.

  • Leggings are not appropriate attire for pants. They are intended to be worn under a skirt

  • Shorts must reach the length of the fingertips.

Belt - A belt must be worn at all times with pants and shorts. If there are belt loops in front and back, student must wear a belt. If a child does not wear a belt, the student will rent a belt from the office and the student’s account will be billed $2/day (not to exceed $10 which is the cost of replacing the belt)

Young Women only:

Skirts/Skorts/Jumpers: Black or khaki 

  • Skorts, skirts, and jumpers must reach the length of the fingertips.

  • If your daughter wears a skirt, please have her wear shorts under.

 

Tights/Leggings: Girls may wear solid Red, black, grey, or white color tights or leggings under skirts or skorts.  No designs or patterns may be worn.

Shoes - Athletic shoes are the preferred footwear.  Shoes should fasten at the back, not open where the shoe will fall off. No wearing two different shoes.  No crocs, slip-ons, cleats, flip flops, or wedges. Shoes with a heel must be an inch or less. If boots are worn as an item to play in the snow, bring alternate shoes to wear in the classroom.  Students must also have appropriate athletic shoes for PE. Socks must be worn at all times.

Jewelry - Jewelry that could be a distraction to the student and others is not to be worn. Boys are not permitted to wear earrings. Excessive jewelry which jeopardizes the safety of a student may not be worn. Body piercing other than ear lobes is strictly prohibited.

 

Personal Grooming - Extreme hairstyles or unnatural shades of hair-coloring are not permitted. Visible tattoos are not permitted. Students in upper grades are highly encouraged to use an antiperspirant/deodorant on a daily basis. Sixth to eighth grade girls may wear cosmetics in moderation.

 

PE Uniform  (5th-8th graders only) - Plain red t-shirts or red ILS spirit t-shirt.  Plain red or plain black athletic shorts of modest length must be worn. If the student does not have a PE uniform at PE, student will rent a PE uniform from the office. 
 

Every Friday is a Spirit Day - 
  • Students wear Immanuel Lutheran School (ILS)-sponsored 
  • t-shirts (theme, sports, summer camp, extra-curricular)
  • Students may wear ILS-sponsored quarter zip pullovers, sweaters, sweatshirts, or hoodies.
  • Students may wear regular red polo instead of ILS-sponsored t-shirts.
  • Students may weat Jeans or Athletic pants or shorts.

Additional Information

  • Hats and sunglasses are allowed outside only.  

  • Appropriate undergarments are to be worn at all times.  

  • If clothing choices are distracting to the learning environment, there may be discussions with the family that result in further action.

Snow Wear at Recess Policy (JPS – 5th grade): 

In order for your child to play outside in the snow, he/she needs to have the following proper attire:

1.     Snow boots (recommended) or a second pair of shoes and socks to change into after recess

2.     Snow pants (recommended) or a pair of dry pants to change into after recess

3.     Gloves or mittens  

Students who do not have the proper snow attire will NOT be allowed to play (touch or walk) in the snow.  Students may not wear snow boots during class time so be sure to include other shoes to change into during class time on snowy days. 

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