Bowers Elementary

Dress and Grooming Policy

The Bowers uniform plays a key role in maintaining a school environment that is safe, free from distraction, and supportive of learning. We have simplified our uniform to limit shirts to polo (collared) shirts; and all bottoms must be solid black.

GIRLS DRESS CODE

BOYS DRESS CODE

Tops

  • Solid white polo shirt

  • Solid red polo shirt

  • Bowers logo white polo shirt

  • Bowers logo red polo shirt

Bottoms

  • Solid black pants, capris, jeans, or leggings

  • Solid black walking shorts, skirts, or “skorts” (no shorter or longer than 3” above the knee)

Tops

  • Solid white polo shirt

  • Solid red polo shirt

  • Bowers logo white polo shirt

  • Bowers logo red polo shirt

Bottoms

  • Solid black pants or jeans

  • Solid black walking shorts (no shorter or longer than 3” above/below the knee)

  • No sweats or baggy pants

Sweatshirts

  • Bowers logo sweatshirts, or SOLID red, white, black, or gray sweatshirts.

Girls and Boys:

  • No logos, team-wear, stripes, or colored accents on any shirts, shorts or pants.

  • Hats may be worn during recess or lunch only.

  • Short or long sleeve shirts worn under uniform shirts must be a solid black, red or white.

  • DARE, Science Camp, and Walk-a-thon shirts may be worn.

  • All clothing must be size and uniform appropriate.  Belts should be worn with pants only if needed to fit your child.

  • Tennis or athletic shoes are required for PE and are encouraged every day for all students. All shoes must be closed toe and have a heel strap or covered heel.

  • No hair dye of a non natural color (Examples: blue, red, green, purple hair streaks or coloring).

  • Any hair style that is a distraction to classmates or the school environment is not acceptable (Examples: mohawks, punk styles, shaved logos or designs in hair).