A uniform policy reduces competition in dress and eliminates distractions caused by appearance. A neat, clean appearance of the whole student body is a factor in creating the proper learning atmosphere, promoting dignity and sensitivity towards others.
Acceptable items of clothing
Pants must be cotton blend or corduroy material and navy blue or khaki in color.
No cargos, jeggings, leggings, jean material, stretchy material or tight pants are allowed.
Shirts, Sweaters, Sweatshirts
Polos, turtlenecks, sweaters, sweatshirts and button-down shirts may be worn in solid red, solid navy and solid white. Uniform code spirit wear (polos and sweatshirts) may be purchased through the school office. Only solid red, navy or white cotton t-shirts may be worn under uniform shirts. Shirts may be untucked if they are of reasonable length and camisoles/undershirts are not visible.
No sleeveless tops are allowed, and hooded sweatshirts may not be worn indoors.
Jumpers, Skirts and Skorts
These items may be navy, khaki or Belair Plaid in any style. All jumpers, skirts and skorts must be fingertip length for school. Leggings, tights or socks worn under uniform skirts, jumpers or skorts must be a solid color—red, blue, white or black. Even if leggings are worn, the skirt, skort or jumper must be fingertip length.
Shorts / Capris
Shorts/capris must be cotton blend material and navy or khaki in color. They may be worn from April 15th to October 31st. The principal shall have the option to adjust the dates for shorts based on weather conditions. Shorts must be fingertip length. Bike shorts will be allowed under skirts. Any socks are acceptable with shorts.
No cargos, hipsters, jean material or tight short/capris are allowed.
Shorts/capris are not to be worn on mass days.
An extra pair of athletic shoes is required for phy ed class. Sandals may be worn during warm weather but must have a strap around the heel and be safely secured to the child's foot.
From November 15th to March 15th, K-3 students must wear boots and snowpants or have them available at school. Grades 4-8 students must have boots or an extra pair of shoes available.
Snow pants are necessary to play on playground equipment from November 15th to March 15th.
General Uniform Rules
- Excessive, distracting jewelry as well as dangling earrings are not allowed.
- Baseball Caps may be worn outdoors with the brims to the front.
- Make up if reasonably applied, will be allowed for girls in grades 6, 7 & 8 only.
- Distracting hairstyles are not allowed.
- Tattoos and body piercings are not allowed.
Out of Uniform Days
The school will sponsor out of uniform days during the school year.
The following days have been designated as out of uniform days for 2017-2018.
- September 7 - Picture Day/Dress Up Day
- October 19
- November 9
- December 14
- January 11
- February 8
- March 8
- April 12
- May 10
- June 7
- June 8 - Mass/Dress Up Day
Out of uniform dates are subject to change.
Out of Uniform Days for 7th Grade Fundraising: Cost is $0.50
- September 26
- October 31
- November 28
- December 19
- January 23
- February 27
- March 20
- April 24
- May 22
The following clothing is allowed for out of uniform days:
- sport pants
- sweatshirts and t-shirts with appropriate writing
- patterned leggings or tights worn under fingertip length skirt, dress or top
- (capris, shorts, sport shorts may also be worn from April 15th - October 31st)
The following clothing is NOT allowed for out of uniform days:
- tank tops
- leggings worn as pants
- yoga pants
- stretchy material pants
- overly tight pants
- distressed pants or jeans that are torn or have holes
- sleeveless tops
- sleeveless dresses
SMS Uniform Donation Room - Located in the Notre Dame Building (2nd floor of the Preschool)
- Monetary donations are accepted, but not required
- Donated uniform items can be dropped off at the school office
- Open during school hours