Week 19 Theme:
Dressing for Success (being in UFSA uniform and dress code) – The policy and how it supports the Eagle expectations
— At United for Success Academy, we are committed to maintaining ideal conditions for safety and learning.
— Our dress code limits distractions so that all students may fully concentrate on their learning.
— At UFSA, we call this “Dressing for Success:” When students are in their school uniform, students show they are ready for school and for learning.
Regular Dress Code
> Green polo uniform shirt — must be visible, especially inside building.
> Khaki pants, skirt or shorts.
> Black belt
> Black, white or gray shoes with NO additional colors.
> Top fully worn and must show the UFSA logo and key words.
> Keep polo, hoodies and/or jacket off shoulders and NOT around neck.
> Only plain light gray or white long sleeves and hoodies can be worn underneath UFSA tops.
> Mid-riffs must be fully covered at all times.
> Sagging pants are NOT allowed.
> Student must use a belt to keep pants, skirts or shirts around their waist.
PE Dress Code
> Green athletic sweats
> UFSA t-shirt or white t-shirt
> UFSA sweater/green or gray sweater.
Important Dress Code Issues
* No shoes or shoestrings that are or have solid blues, reds.
* Outer-wear: jackets and sweaters with zippers — no red or blue — must be unzipped so polo shirts can be visible inside the building.
* Headwear: hats, bandanas, hoods — cannot be worn inside building during school hours or classes.
* Hats can ONLY be worn outside.
What happens when a student is not in full uniform:
1. When a student is out of dress code, she or he will be asked to call home for a change of clothes to be in full uniform.
2. If the student is unable to change into full uniform, the student will get an in-house detention.
Please note: the dress code violation gets recorded and student will serve detention as a consequence.
Here are some suggested talking points:
— Wearing our uniform lets our neighbors and community know we are students, teachers and staff at United for Success Academy.
— UFSA students can recognize each other in the neighborhood and show Eagle pride and spirit!
— When you come to school in your uniform you show are ready to learn.
— Being uniform is how you show your “professionalism:” Your profession is being a full-time student, focused on learning and studying.
— A UFSA student shows respect for teachers and classmates by being in uniform.
— Our school raises the value of the surrounding neighborhood; they know you are a student in uniform and makes our community safe, too.
— Being in uniform also honors our community and neighborhood, letting our neighbors know who we are and that we care for all of our community.