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Orinda Union SD |  AR  5132  Students

Dress And Grooming   

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In cooperation with teachers, students, and parents/guardians, the principal or designee may establish school rules governing student dress and grooming which are consistent with law, Board policy, and administrative regulations. These school dress codes shall be regularly reviewed.

(cf. 0420 - School Plans/Site Councils)

Each school shall allow students to wear sun-protective clothing, including but not limited to hats, for outdoor use during the school day. (Education Code 35183.5)

The following guidelines shall apply to all regular school activities:

1. Clothing, jewelry and personal items (backpacks, gym bags, water bottles, etc.) shall be free of writing, pictures or any other insignia which are vulgar, lewd, obscene, profane, or sexually suggestive, or which promote the use of alcohol, drugs, tobacco, or other illegal activity.

2. Appropriate shoes must be worn at all times.

3. Hats, caps and other head coverings shall not be worn indoors.

4. Clothes shall be sufficient to conceal underwear and the abdomen/torso at all times.

The dress code shall be modified as appropriate to accommodate a student's religious or cultural observance, health condition, or other circumstance deemed necessary by the principal or designee. In addition, the principal or designee may impose dress requirements to accommodate the needs of special school activities, physical education classes, athletic activities, and other extracurricular and cocurricular activities.

(cf. 3260 - Fees and Charges)

(cf. 6142.7 - Physical Education and Activity)

(cf. 6145 - Extracurricular and Cocurricular Activities)

(cf. 6145.2 - Athletic Competition)

No grade of a student participating in a physical education class shall be adversely affected if the student does not wear standardized physical education apparel because of circumstances beyond the student's control. (Education Code 49066)

(cf. 5121 - Grades/Evaluation of Student Achievement)

Students shall be allowed to wear sun-protective clothing, including but not limited to hats, for outdoor use during the school day. (Education Code 35183.5)

(cf. 5141.7 - Sun Safety)

Regulation ORINDA UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT

approved: January 25, 1999 Orinda, California

revised: April 7, 2008

revised: September 11, 2017

revised: March 11, 2019

revised: June 10, 2019