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DRESS CODE—BACKPACKS, BOOK BAGS

Students are encouraged to be neatly dressed and well-groomed.
There appears to be a definite relationship between good dress habits,
good work habits, and proper school behavior.
 Any type of attire which attracts undue attention to the wearer, and thus
 causes a disturbance in the school, is in bad taste and
is not acceptable. Clothing must be size appropriate and be worn as intended.
Clothing that would be dangerous to the health and safety of any
student is unacceptable. For these reasons the following rules pertaining
to dress will be enforced:



 

1.  Caps, hats, sunglasses, or other head covering are not permitted inside the building, except for medical reasons. These items will be taken up and not returned until school is out at the end of the year.

2.   All shirts and tops (which must be no lower than three inches from the neck bone) must have sleeves and must not be see-through. A buttoned shirt must be buttoned to the second button from the top of the shirt. Shirts must be long enough to be tucked in. Shirts, tops, and dresses with backs out, see through, or low cut are not permitted. All pants and shirts should be worn to cover the waist at all times.

3.  All pants/shorts are to be worn fitting at the waist. Very wide-legged pants are not permitted. Bottom wear must be size appropriate for the wearer with no sagging or bagging, and must be worn securely at and around the waist so as not to reveal undergarments. All pants and shorts must not have any holes above the knee or may not have any shreds that expose the body.

4.  Shorts, skirts, skorts, or dresses cannot be higher than three inches above the top of the knee. Spandex, short shorts, cut-offs, boxer shorts, or thermal underwear is not permitted. Form fitting pants (i.e. leggings, jeggings, yoga pants, tights, skinny jeans) are not acceptable unless worn under dress code compliant skirts/dresses. Dresses must have sleeves and a modest neckline (no lower than three inches from the neck bone).

5.  Clothing which advertises alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, illegal substances, weaponry (guns, knives, etc.) or which displays sexual innuendoes or offensive language is not permitted.

6.  The American flag will not be worn on clothing in an unpatriotic manner.

7.  Shoes must be worn at all times.

8.  Body piercing jewelry is not allowed except earrings. Chains are prohibited. Protruding metal studs are not permitted on clothing or jewelry.

9.  Painting, spraying, or marking of the face, hair, or other exposed body parts is not permitted. Hair is not to be sprayed or dyed in unnatural colors (such as blue, pink, green, orange, yellow, etc). All hair colors must be natural color tones with styles that do not distract from the learning process. All students are to wear their hair in such a manner that does not cover the eyes. Writing on body and clothes is not permitted.

10.  No pajamas or house shoes are permitted.

Backpacks and book bags must be clear and/or mesh must be kept in lockers, and must be free of any writing other than the student’s name. This does not apply to lunch boxes, purses, or carry cases. All bags carried as a purse should not exceed 21 linear inches in combined length, width, and height. (For example: Length + Width + Height). This is approximately 250 cubic inches. Any bag larger than these requirements will not be allowed.

Other dress codes may be stipulated for specific classes or activities as administration deems necessary for safety and appropriateness. This dress code applies to all students. Students who are in violation of the dress code may be placed in ISS for the day. In the case of an extreme dress code violation, the student may also be required to call home for more appropriate clothing. Any class time that may be missed due to a dress code violation will be considered unexcused. 

2015-2016 CMS School Calendar
                                                                                                                                                     
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      2015-2016  
  CHILHOWEE MIDDLE SCHOOL CALENDAR
AUGUST    
               3-7  In Service Days, no classes
4   OPEN HOUSE  6th grade Orientation  5:30-8:00 p.m.  (Title1) 
10   First Day of Classes / Full Day of School
SEPTEMBER    
7   Labor Day - No Classes
10   OPEN HOUSE 5:00-7:00 p.m. (Title 1)
16   Progress Reports Issued
OCTOBER    
9   End of 1st 9 Weeks
            12-16 Fall Break - No Classes
19   Grade cards Issued
20   Parent / Teacher Conference 5:00-7:00 p.m. 
NOVEMBER    
3   Staff Development Day, No classes
17   Progress Reports Issued
            23-27   Thanksgiving Break - No Classes
DECEMBER    
18   Last Day of Semester / End of 2nd 9 Weeks
Dec 21-Jan 3   Christmas Vacation - No Classes
     
JANUARY    
4   Classes Resume
6   Grade Cards Issued
7   Parent/Teacher Conferences 5:00-7:00 p.m. 
18   MLK Holiday - No Classes
FEBRUARY    
2   OPEN HOUSE 5:00-7:00 p.m. (Title 1)
4   Progress Reports Issued
15   President's Day - No Classes
MARCH    
1   Staff Development Day, No classes (Presidential Primary)
7   End of 3rd 9 Weeks
8   Grade Cards Issued
9   Parent/Teacher Conference 5:00-7:00 p.m. 
            21-28   SPRING BREAK, NO CLASSES
APRIL    
26   Progress Reports Issued
MAY    
19   Semester Test
24   8th Grade Recognition Night @ 6:00 pm
25   6th & 7th Grade Awards Day,  @ 9:30 am
26   Last Day of Classes---Abbreviated Day 8:00-10:00 a.m.
    ALL REPORT CARDS ISSUED
     
     
     
     
     
     
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