Uniform and Appearance

Uniform and Appearance
Every student should take pride in his/her appearance. All students in kindergarten through eighth grade wear the complete uniform that has been adopted by the school except on pre-announced special days.
If for any reason a student must come to school out of uniform, a letter must be sent to the Principal. All clothing must be marked clearly with the student’s full name.

  • Students should arrive at school clean and presentable.
  • Shirts and blouses must be tucked in at all times (NO BLOUSING!)
  • Skirts may notbe rolled.
  • Boys’ Hair-Hair must be brushed or combed. Students may not wear any type of fad haircuts or color. Long hair is not permitted on boys. The hair must be cut above the ears and eyebrows and not touch the collar.
  • Girls’ Hair – Students may not wear any type of fad haircuts or color. Girls’ hair must be neatly groomed and may not hang down in their face.
  • Jewelry – Girls may wear one pair of earrings. Small hoops or dangle earrings, no larger than the size of a dime, may be worn. Only one earring will be allowed in the lobes of each ear. Chokers, hemp necklaces, shell necklaces, “fad” jewelry (such as gel bracelets), etc. are not allowed and will be confiscated if worn. Confiscated items must be retrieved by the parents from the office. One fine gold/silver chain (preferably a religious medal) may be worn. Multiple bracelets are not allowed.
  • Make-up – Light appropriate make-up may be worn by girls in seventh and eighth grade (No eye shadow, eyeliner, mascara, blush, or lipstick allowed). Students below seventh grade may not wear make-up.
  • Bright white and dark (i.e. black or blue) nail color may not be worn.
  • Body piercing and tattoos are not allowed

The school staff reserves the right to make judgment on the appearance of students.

The uniform code is as follows:

Boy’s Uniform (K through 4th Grade):

  • Pants: Navy
  • Shorts: Navy -(from April 1st to October 31st ) See length guidelines below.
  • Shirt: White, short sleeve polo/oxford or long sleeve oxford (winter) with SPA monogram.
  • Belt: Black, navy or brown no logos
  • Sweatshirt Navy with SPA logo/RAM logo/monogram
  • Sweater or Jackets (Fleece/Nylon): Navy with SPA logo
  • Socks: White or Navy (crew to knee high length – no footies or anklets) with no logo.
  • Shoes: Clean, low cut sneakers with non-scuff soles (no bright neon or fad colors or laces)

Boy’s Uniform (5th through 8th Grade)

  • Pants: Navy
  • Shorts: Navy -(from April 1st to October 31st ) See length guidelines below.
  • Shirt: White, short sleeve polo/oxford or long sleeve oxford (winter) with SPA monogram.
  • Belt: Black, navy or brown no logos
  • Sweatshirt Navy with SPA logo/RAM logo/monogram
  • Sweater or Jackets (Fleece/Nylon): Navy with SPA logo
  • Socks: White or Navy (crew to knee high length – no footies or anklets) with no logo.
  • Shoes: Any medium to dark brown non-scuff leather shoe (No boots or high tops are allowed.)

Girl’s Uniform (K through 4th Grade)

  • Jumper: Plaid.
  • Skort: Plaid.
  • Pants: Long navy uniform pants
  • Blouse: White, Peter Pan collared (only with jumpers) short sleeve or long sleeve (winter) or
  • White, polo shirt with SPA monogram.
  • Sweatshirts Navy with SPA logo/RAM logo/monogram
  • Cardigan or Jackets (Fleece/Nylon): Navy with SPA logo
  • Socks: White (crew to knee high length only – no footies or anklets) with no logo
  • Shoes: Clean, low cut sneakers with non-scuff soles (no bright neon or fad colors or laces)

Girl’s Uniform (5th through 8th Grade)

  • Skirt: Plain and pleated (When kneeling, skirt should be no more than 4 inches from the floor.)
  • Pants: Long navy uniform pants
  • Blouse: White, short sleeve or long sleeved (winter) oxford or polo shirt with SPA monogram.
  • Sweatshirt Navy with SPA logo/RAM logo/monogram
  • Cardigan, Jackets (Fleece/Nylon): Navy with monogram
  • Socks: White (crew to knee high length only – no footies or anklets) with no logo.
  • Shoes: Any medium to dark brown, non-scuffing leather shoe (No boots or high top shoes are allowed.)

All Students

  • All students (from April 1st to October 31st) may wear navy shorts. The length of the inseam must be at least four inches for the uniform and P.E. shorts. A belt is required with shorts and pants.
  • Only plain white tee shirts may be worn under the school uniform blouse or shirt. All socks must be plain in color (no brands/logo showing).
  • Skirt length and shorts length will be strictly enforced. Non-uniform sweaters, sweatshirts, or jackets may not be worn in the classroom.

PE Uniform (Kindergarten through 8th Grade)

  • Shirt: T-shirt with logo
  • Shorts: Navy Blue gym shorts
  • Sweatshirt: Navy with monogram
  • Sweatpants: Solid navy (for winter)
  • Shoes: Only rubber-soled athletic shoes
  • Socks: White with no logos

The PE uniform is worn to school on scheduled PE days. The T-shirt must be tucked in and shorts may not be rolled.

All students in K-8 will be required to wear a PE uniform on their assigned PE day. This will be once a week for ALL students and your child’s PE schedule will be made available to you once school starts again.

Uniform Purchasing Information:

Bahama Joe’s School Uniform Store can provide you with all of your St. Peter the Apostle school uniform needs, including PE uniform and Pre-K 3 and 4 uniform t-shirts.

Please click on the following link that will direct you to Bahama Joe’s website.

Bahama Joe’s

We also have a Used Uniform “Store” on site, that has gently used uniforms for sale for a generous discount.  The school office can open and allow you to shop and a few times a year there is used uniform sale after weekend Masses.  Check our website calendar for updates on sales.

Please contact the school office if you have any questions about uniforms and/or policies at (912) 897-5224.

Thank you, SPA School Administration

 

Out of Uniform/Dress Down Day Policies

Clothing appropriate to a Catholic environment is required.

Girls:

  • Shorts, skirts, skorts, and dresses must be to the knee in length.
  • Shorts, pants, and skirts may not be cut off or have fringed edges. (This applies to all out of uniform days.)
  • No spaghetti straps or bra straps can be showing.
  • No midriff shirts or tank tops are allowed.
  • All shirts must be at a length that can be tucked in, and no low cut or open back tops are permitted.

Boys:

  • Shirts must have a collar on dress-up days.
  • Shorts and pants may not be cut off or have fringed edges. (This applies to all out of uniform days.)

All Students:

  • Students may wear shorts on out of uniform days from April 1 to October 31.
  • Acceptable shorts are walking shorts to the knee, Bermuda shorts to the knee, and capris.
  • Shorts may not have writing/print/stencil, etc. on the back
  • Athletic shorts of any kind are not acceptable.
  • Jeans must be clean and neat (no holes, patches, bleach marks, or cut offs).
  • Slacks may be flared at the leg, but no extra wide leg pants are allowed.
  • Blue jeans or any type of shorts may not be worn on dress up days.
  • Denim skirts, skorts, or jumpers may be worn by girls.
  • All T-shirts worn outside or underneath shirts with printed material must be appropriate to a Catholic environment.
  • Students may wear open back shoes and sandals.
  • No flip-flops may be worn on our of uniform days.

The administration reserves the right to determine out of uniform guidelines for special field trips for all students.