UNIFORM

UNIFORM POLICY

This uniform policy has been established to help provide a non-distracting learning environment.

Students are expected to dress in a way that will be a credit to themselves, their parents and their school. The dress code will be strictly enforced.

ALL uniform items must be purchased through Donald’s Department Store, 972 Payne Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55101. 651-776-2723. www.donaldsuniform.com

Girls:

  • Uniform jumper #8298 (length within 2 inches of the knee)-GRADES K-5.
  • Uniform skirt #3498 (length within 2 inches of the knee)-GRADES 6-8.
  • Uniform navy blue twill pants worn in lieu of the jumper-GRADES K-8.
  • Uniform navy blue twill shorts (length within 2 inches of the knee)-worn only September, May and June-GRADES K-8.
  • Uniform white blouse with round collar-short or long sleeve-GRADES K-5.
  • Uniform white oxford or uniform white polo shirt (banded or traditional)--short or long sleeves-GRADES 6-8.
  • Uniform navy stretch bike shorts worn under jumpers and skirts.
  • Uniform navy blue cardigan sweater-GRADES K-8.
  • Red sweatshirt with “Saint Ambrose of Woodbury” logo (purchased at Saint Ambrose).
  • Navy, hooded spirit wear sweatshirt with “Saint Ambrose of Woodbury” logo on the chest (purchased via our spirit wear order form in the front office)
  • Physical education uniform (purchased at Saint Ambrose)-GRADES 5-8
  • Solid navy or white tights, knee-highs or anklets (purchased at any store); or optional white socks with uniform plaid ruffle (purchased at Donald’s).
  • Navy blue or black leggings.
  • Tennis or dress shoes with non scuff soles that are black and/or white only.
  • Garments worn under blouses must be white or beige without any writing, logos or pictures of any kind (purchased at any store).

Boys:

  • Uniform navy blue twill pants-GRADES K-8.
  • Uniform navy blue twill shorts (length within 2 inches of the knee)-worn only September, May and June-GRADES K-8.
  • Uniform red knit polo shirt (banded or traditional)-short or long sleeve-GRADES K-5.
  • Uniform white oxford or uniform white polo shirt (banded or traditional)--short or long sleeves-GRADES 6-8.
  • Uniform navy blue cardigan sweater.
  • Navy blue or black belt (purchased at any store)-optional
  • Red sweatshirt with “Saint Ambrose of Woodbury” logo (purchased at Saint Ambrose).
  • Navy, hooded spirit wear sweatshirt with “Saint Ambrose of Woodbury” logo on the chest (purchased via our spirit wear order form in the front office)
  • Physical education uniform (purchased at Saint Ambrose)-GRADES 5-8
  • White or navy blue socks (purchased at any store).
  • Tennis or dress shoes with non scuff soles that are black and/or white only.
  • White undershirts, if worn, must be without any writing, logos or pictures of any kind (purchased at any store).

Additional Requirements:

Shoes: Must have non-scuff soles and must be close-toed. No sandals, clogs, moccasins or platforms. Tops of shoes must be ankle-height or lower. Heels must be no higher than 1½ inches. Shoes must be solid black, solid white or black and white. No other colors are permitted. Shoelaces must be same color as shoe. Shoe style must be conservative.

Shirts: Must be worn under sweatshirts or sweaters. Shirts must be tucked in at all times. Only the top button may be left unbuttoned. All cuffs must be buttoned.

Hair: Must be conservatively styled, well-groomed and neat. Boys’ hair must be above the collar and above the eyebrows. No unconventional coloring or haircuts allowed. Hair accessories must be solid black, solid white or uniform plaid.

Make-up: Permitted for girls in grades 6-8 and must be tasteful and minimal.

Jewelry: Must be simple and conservative, if worn. No unconventional jewelry allowed. No dangling earrings for girls and no earrings for boys.

Tattoos: Not allowed.

Other notes:

  • All clothing and shoes must be size-appropriate and should be labeled with the student’s name. The school is not responsible for lost or stolen clothing.
  • Uniforms must be worn on all school days, unless the principal declares a no-uniform day. The principal must authorize any circumstance for which a student is out of uniform.
  • Uniforms must be clean and neat.



OUT-OF-UNIFORM AND SCHOOL-SPONSORED EVENTS

Out-of-uniform days and school-sponsored event (e.g. dances) attire must reflect both modesty and Christian values in respect to slogans, graphics and physical fit. Clothing must be neat, clean and in good repair. Non-uniform shorts and skirts must cover at least mid-way down the thigh. Shirts must have sleeves, and midriffs must be covered. Clothing must be in good taste and not provide a source of competition or distraction. Inappropriate clothing on a no-uniform day or at a school-sponsored event will result in consequences which may include removal of the student from classes or activities.