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Thursday, November 23, 2017

School Uniforms

2017-2018 SCHOOL UNIFORM DRESS CODE

 

 

New for the 2017-2018 School Year 

 

  • Logos on polos, cardigan sweaters and sweater vests/pullovers
  • New polo color introduced for both boys and girls - Grey
  • Lands’ End joins Schoolbelles as an approved uniform source for select uniform items that include polos, blouses, pants and shorts.
  • Only students in Grades 6-8 will be required to change for gym. 
  • The navy blue sweater vest (or v-neck pullover sweater) for Grade 4-8 girls will only be required to be worn on mass days from October through April.  They will be optional every other day.

 

Please click here for the 2017-2018 Schoolbelles Buying Guide

 

Please click here for the 2017-2018 Lands' End Buying Guide

 

 

Phasing in of New Uniform Requirements

 

We will allow non-logo polos and sweaters to be worn throughout the 2017-2018 school year.  If you will be buying new uniform items that have logo requirements, please purchase polos or sweaters with the ASCA logo from Schoolbelles or Lands’ End.

 

****All K-8 students will be expected to be in compliance with the school uniform dress code requirements by August, 2018.****

 

Definition of the ‘Perfect Uniform’

 

The Perfect Uniform is required to be worn by K-8 students on ALL MASS DAYS as noted below:

 

  • K-3 girls – jumper (no shorts or pants) with polo or blouse; dress shoes (no gym shoes)
  • 4-8 girls – skirt (no shorts or pants) with polo or blouse; sweater vest or v-neck pullover sweater from October 1 through April 30 only; dress shoes (no gym shoes)
  • K-8 boys – pants (no shorts) with polo; dress shoes (no gym shoes)
  • ASCA Logo Sweatshirt may be worn over polo or blouse

 

Girls – Kindergarten through Grade 3

 

  1. A choice of two jumper styles which MUST BE PURCHASED FROM SCHOOLBELLES:     
  • Round neck shift with front and back kick pleat or pleats
  • Bib top jumper with all-around knife pleats

 

Leggings/Jeggings are not allowed to be worn underneath jumper.  Bike shorts may be worn underneath jumper. 

 

  1. Dress twill slacks may be worn to school.  Girl’s slacks should be Navy Blue.  Slacks MUST BE PURCHASED FROM SCHOOLBELLES OR LANDS’ END.
    • Important Note:  Pants with back patch pockets are not allowed.  Inset pockets are allowed. 

 

  1. Walking shorts may be worn to school only during the months of August, September and May.  Girl’s shorts should be Navy Blue.  Shorts MUST BE PURCHASED FROM SCHOOLBELLES OR LANDS’ END.

 

  1. Blouse/Polo Choices
  • A white blouse with a Peter Pan collar.  Sleeves may be long or short; however, there should be no lace or other decorations on the blouse.
  • White knit polo with a banded bottom (which remains untucked).  Polo is required to have the All Saints Logo and MUST BE PURCHASED FROM SCHOOLBELLES OR LANDS’ END.
  • White or Grey knit polo (long or short sleeved) that tucks in.  Polo is required to have the All Saints Logo and MUST BE PURCHASED FROM SCHOOLBELLES OR LANDS’ END.
  • White knit polo with Peter Pan collar.  Sleeves may be long or short.  Polo is required to have the All Saints Logo and MUST BE PURCHASED FROM LANDS’ END.

 

  1. Cardigan Sweater (sweaters are optional for K-3)
  • A round neck cardigan or v-neck pullover sweater may be worn.  Sweaters should be Navy Blue.  Sweater is required to have the All Saints Logo and MUST BE PURCHASED FROM SCHOOLBELLES.

 

Girls – Grades 4-8

 

  1. A choice of two plaid uniform skirts which MUST BE PURCHASED FROM SCHOOLBELLES:     

 

  •       Dior style (two kick pleats in front and back)
  •       Kilt style (wrap around with waistline closure)

 

  1. Dress twill slacks may be worn to school.  Girl’s slacks should be Navy Blue.  Slacks MUST BE PURCHASED FROM SCHOOLBELLES OR LANDS’ END.
    • Important Note:  Pants with back pockets are not allowed.

 

  1. Walking shorts may be worn to school only during the months of August, September and May.  Girl’s shorts should be Navy Blue.  Shorts MUST BE PURCHASED FROM SCHOOLBELLES OR LANDS’ END.
  1. Blouse/Polo Choices
  • A white oxford blouse with button down collar.  Blouses may have long or short sleeves.  Blouses may not have any decoration, trim or logos. 
  • White knit polo with a banded bottom (which remains untucked).  Polo is required to have the All Saints Logo and MUST BE PURCHASED FROM SCHOOLBELLES OR LANDS’ END.
  • White or Grey knit polo (long or short sleeved) that tucks in.  Polo is required to have the All Saints Logo and MUST BE PURCHASED FROM SCHOOLBELLES OR LANDS’ END.

 

  1. Uniform Sweater Choices
  • A v-neck sleeveless sweater vest (most common choice) or v-neck pullover long sleeved sweater may be worn.  Sweaters should be Navy Blue.  Sweater is required to have the All Saints Logo and MUST BE PURCHASED FROM SCHOOLBELLES.

 

Important Note:  Beginning this coming 2017-2018 school year, the wearing of the sweater vest (or the v-neck long sleeved sweater) every day is optional for Grade 4-8 girls with one exception:  sweater vests (or the v-neck long sleeved sweater) will be required to be worn on mass days from October 1 through April 30, where the Perfect Uniform is required. 

 

 

Boys – K-8

 

  1. Dress twill slacks may be worn to school.  Boy’s slacks should be Khaki colored.  Slacks MUST BE PURCHASED FROM SCHOOLBELLES OR LANDS’ END.
  • Belts must be worn if slacks have belt loops.  Belts must be brown, black or blue (solid color only).  Only K-1 students may wear pants without belts. 
  • Slacks must have straight legs, no cuffs, no side cargo pockets, and no baggy styles.

 

    • Important Note:  Pants with back patch pockets or cargo pockets are not allowed.  Only back welt pockets, which Lands’ End and Schoolbelles pants have, are allowed.

 

  1. Walking shorts may be worn to school only during the months of August, September and May.  Boy’s shorts should be Khaki colored.  Shorts MUST BE PURCHASED FROM SCHOOLBELLES OR LANDS’ END.

 

  1. Polo Choices
  • Navy Blue or Grey knit polo (long or short sleeved) that tucks in.  Polo is required to have the All Saints Logo and MUST BE PURCHASED FROM SCHOOLBELLES OR LANDS’ END.

 

  1. V-Neck Long Sleeved Sweater (optional)
  • A v-neck long sleeved sweater may be worn.  Sweaters should be Navy Blue.  Sweater is required to have the All Saints Logo and MUST BE PURCHASED FROM SCHOOLBELLES.

 

Socks, Shoes, Sweatshirts and Gym Uniforms

 

Socks – K-8

  • Crew socks, knee socks or tights that are solid navy blue, dark green or white may be worn.
  • Footies or ankle socks in black or white are acceptable with tennis shoes. 

 

Shoes – K-8

  • All students should wear dress shoes to school each day from October through April, and in August, September and May on Mass Days.
  • Black, brown, or navy shoes are appropriate.  Color of shoes must be compatible with the uniform. 
  • Shoes should not be a boot style or a gym shoe style
  • The heel needs to be sensible and lower (not higher than 1 inch). 
  • Boys need a dress type shoe, not a black gym shoe type.
  • Gym shoes, play shoes, sandals, flip flops or boots are not proper classroom attire.  Pastel, neon, patterned, gold, silver or other metallic or bright colored shoes are not acceptable.

 

Sweatshirt – K-8 (optional)

  • Students may elect to wear the ASCA logo sweatshirt over their polo or blouse.  This navy blue sweatshirt is required to have the ASCA Logo, and  MUST BE PURCHASED FROM SCHOOLBELLES.       

 

Gym Uniforms - Grade 6-8

Gym wear MUST BE PURCHASED FROM SCHOOLBELLES. 

 

  • All students must wear gym shoes to gym class.  Each child needs a pair of gym shoes that must be left at school. These are used for gym and indoor recess.
  • PE Uniforms are required in Grades 6 – 8.
  • Students may change into their gym clothes in the boys/girls changing rooms in the gym.
  • ASCA Gym T-Shirt (Gold with navy lettering) -required.
  • ASCA Gym Shorts (Navy with gold lettering) -required.
  • Gym clothes may be worn under the dress uniform.

 

Uniform FAQ’s and Student Appearance

 

  1.  Where do I purchase my student’s uniform?  Uniforms may be purchased from Schoolbelles and/or Lands’ End.  Please note that some items can only be purchased from Schoolbelles, or only from Lands’ End. 
  • Schoolbelles:  Orders can be placed by phone (1-888-637-3037, 1-708-598-8008 or 1-847-375-1394), via their company website (www.schoolbelles.com ), or by shopping at a Schoolbelles retail store in Bridgeview or Des Plaines.  Schoolbelles will be at All Saints on Tuesday, May 9 from 3 – 5 pm to personally fit your student for their school uniform.  Unless purchased at a Schoolbelles retail location, all uniforms will be delivered directly to your home by Schoolbelles.
  • Lands’ End: Please go to www.landsend.com/school to sign into or create your online account.   ASCA’s Preferred School Number is 900173949.  Orders may also be placed by phone by calling 1-800-469-2222 (have our Preferred School Number handy). 

 

Please be sure to select the school uniform option when ordering uniforms (spirit wear is also available for purchase at Lands’ End, but these items may only be worn on Spirit Wear Friday).

 

Scrip may be used to purchase school uniforms.

 

  1.  Does my preschooler have to wear a uniform?  No.  Uniforms are optional for preschool students.
  1. What uniform options are acceptable on school mass days?  All students are required to be in Perfect Uniform on mass days. 
    • Girls must wear jumpers r skirts (pants or shorts not allowed on mass days).
    • Bys must wear pants (no shorts allowed on mass days)
    • Dress shes must be worn (tennis shoes are not allowed on mass days).
  1. Student Appearance Rules
  • Students should always be well groomed, neat and clean.
  • Uniforms should be kept in good condition, and should be worn only with the approved socks and sweaters. 
  • Care should be taken to see that blouses and polos are tucked in at all times.  Good appearance enhances self-respect and self-worth.
  • Pin on buttons, jewelry, makeup and nail polish may not be worn, but girls with pierced ears may wear a single small post-type earring in each ear.  No piercing, other than ear lobes is allowed.  Pierced earrings for boys may not be worn to school.
  • Students may wear a traditional watch to school.  Smart watches are not allowed to be worn to school.  The school will not be responsible for the safe keeping, loss or damage of any watch or other jewelry.
  • Hair should be kept neat and clean at all times, and extreme hairstyles are not permitted. Bangs must be out of the eyes. Students’ hair must be their God-given color.
  • Boys need to keep their hair trimmed to be above the collar line.
  • Girls may not have their skirts shorter than 1” above their knee (based on the bend of the knee).
  • All students are to be in complete uniform each day.  If a student cannot be in uniform, a note from a parent/guardian explaining the reason is required.  Students who are out of uniform without permission will receive a disciplinary report – 3 uniform violations equal 1 minor.
  • The principal will make a determination on any questionable student appearance.

 

Please label all uniform items with your student’s name.  We can return lost/misplaced items that are labeled to students.  A Lost and Found is maintained for all items that cannot be identified with a student.

School Supplies

Please click here for the back to school supply lists for Preschool through Grade 8 for 2017-2018.

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