Uniforms

PLEASE MARK YOUR CHILD’S NAME ON ALL ARTICLES OF CLOTHING

Our main interest is a neat appearance at all times, not only in School but also when representing the School. We ask for the full cooperation of the parent body in assisting the administration and faculty in the enforcement of this dress code. We require traditional hairstyles for both boys and girls (i.e. boys’ hair no longer than the top of the collar in back, may NOT touch eyebrows in front, and must be clean and neatly combed).

OUR UNIFORM VENDORS ARE:

Corey Company

www.coreyuniform.comCode RCDS99 – Phone – 732-376-1388

Lands’ End

www.landsend.com/school - Code – 9000-8558-0 – Phone – 1-800-469-2222

BOYS

Boys are required to arrive at School each day in uniform clothing and to leave in the same fashion.

1.The uniform for boys in Beginners through grade 2 is uniform shorts or uniform slacks, uniform polo shirts or uniform turtlenecks, and socks (at least 3 inches above the anklebone). A uniform sweater (cardigan, pullover, or vest) may be worn. A traditional leather dress shoe is required. Shoes may be brown, black, or blue. Shoes should be no higher than the ankle. No boots, sneakers, or other athletic looking shoes are permitted. Dress shirts, ties, belts, and jackets are not required for boys in B-2.

2.The RCDS school uniform for boys in grades 3-4 consists of a uniform slacks, uniform blazer and/or uniform cardigan, pullover, or sweater vest, uniform button down dress shirt – long or short sleeve, and neatly pressed uniform slacks, a tie, belt, and socks that are at least 3 inches above the anklebone. Pants should be in the style of the Lands End khakis that have traditionally been part of the uniform. The RCDS logo is no longer required on the uniform pants. While this does make it possible to purchase pants from different manufacturers, please use the pictures available on the Lands End website as your guide. Appropriate pants are still available for purchase from Lands End. A traditional leather dress shoe is required. Shoes may be brown, black, or blue. Shoes should be no higher than the ankle. No boots, sneakers, or other athletic looking shoes are permitted. (Boys may choose their own ties, belts, and socks (navy, dark green, gray, or white), as the uniform company does not offer them.)

3.Tuesday, September 6 students in Beginners – 2 will wear regular uniform dress. Boys in grades 3 & 4 will wear formal uniform. During the rest of the month of September, ‘warm weather attire’ is acceptable for boys in grades 3 & 4. On Tuesday, October 4, regular uniform attire is required until May 1. (Boys in grades 3 & 4 may wear ‘warm weather attire’ which substitutes a polo shirt for a dress shirt, jacket and tie.)

4.No hats, headscarves, or bandanas are permitted unless for medical or religious reasons.

GIRLS

Girls are required to arrive at School each day in uniform clothing and to leave in the same fashion.

The uniform for girls in Beginners through grade 4 consists of uniform polo shirts or uniform blouses, (short, long or ¾ sleeves). Uniform skirts, uniform jumpers, uniform skorts, or uniform slacks, and uniform ankle socks, knee socks or tights/hose. (Girls in grades Beginners through 2 may also wear uniform shorts.) Uniform pullover and cardigan sweaters may be worn.

1.Skirts and jumpers may be no shorter than two inches above the knee.

2.Pants should be in the style of the Lands End khakis that have traditionally been part of the uniform. The RCDS logo is no longer required on the uniform pants. While this does make it possible to purchase pants from different manufacturers, please use the pictures available on the Lands End website as your guide. Appropriate pants are still available for purchase from Lands End.

3.Polo shirts and the uniform blouse with ¾ sleeves need not be tucked in as long as the shirt is not oversized and sloppy in appearance.

4.All uniform sweaters must be worn with a uniform blouse or shirt, which must be tucked in.

5.Girls may choose to wear knee socks (navy, dark green, gray, or white) or white ankle socks that come at least 3 inches above the anklebone and may be purchased from the uniform company. They also have the option of

wearing tights (navy, dark green, or white) or opaque stockings in same colors as knee socks.

6. Jewelry should be classic and without extensive ornamentation. Conservative

earrings are allowed but only one earring in each ear lobe.

7. No hats, headscarves, or bandanas are permitted unless for medical or religious reasons.

8. A traditional and safe leather dress shoe is required and must be worn with socks or stockings/tights. Shoes may be brown, black, or blue. Shoes should be no higher than the ankle. No boots, sneakers, or other athletic looking shoes are permitted. NONE of the following will be permitted:

a.shoes with heels over 1 ½ inches

b.platform shoes

c.backless or open-toed shoes

d.sneakers or other athletic look shoes

e.boots

f.sandals

CASUAL DRESS DAY GUIDELINES:

If a casual dress day is announced, these guidelines must be followed:

1.Clothing must be modest, clean and not torn or ripped.

2.Midriffs must be covered.

3.Students may wear jeans, jeggings, or capris. In the case of tight pants such as jeggings, shirts must reach to mid-thigh. In warm weather, the school will let parents know if shorts are allowed. Shorts must be no more than 3 inches above the knee. There should be no writing on pants.

4.Sweatpants are not allowed.

5.Shirts must have sleeves; writing (if any) on t-shirts must contain no references to drugs, alcohol, sex or any inappropriate language.

6.Footwear must be safe and appropriate, and cover both heels and toes.

7.Sneakers may be worn.

FORMAL ATTIRE FOR GRADES 3-4:

On certain special days, students will be asked to wear “Formal Attire” to school.

Boys must have their usual uniform with blazers, (white shirts). (no sweaters)

Girls must wear a white blouse, plaid skirt, navy blue knee-socks, and black or brown leather shoes.

ARTS AND CRAFTS ATTIRE, GRADES ONE THROUGH FOUR:

The Arts and Crafts Department requires that all students in Grades One through Four wear a smock or shirt to Art Class or Crafts Class in order to protect their clothing.

CLOTHING - PHYSICAL EDUCATION

BEGINNERS - SECOND GRADE, BOYS/GIRLS:

We have no athletic locker facilities for these students, and the children in these grades are not required to have a school uniform for physical education classes. We do recommend, however, that all of the children keep a pair of sneakers, a sweat suit, shorts and extra socks in their lockers for use on the playing fields or in the gym. (No slip-on sneakers are permitted, as they fly off their feet when they are running or kicking a ball.) A suitable place to change will be provided.

BOYS, GRADES THREE-FOUR:

There is a required gym uniform. This uniform, consisting of a T-shirt, shorts, and sweat suit, is included in your tuition. Any replacement or additional gym clothes needed throughout the school year will be billed to you by the school.

White athletic socks and well-constructed athletic shoes are also required.

We ask parents to help us in making sure that the athletic clothing is laundered at home on a weekly basis.

GIRLS, GRADES THREE - FOUR:

There is a required gym uniform. This uniform, consisting of a T-shirt, shorts, and sweat suit, is included in your tuition. Any replacement or additional gym clothes needed throughout the school year will be billed to you by the school.

White athletic socks and well-constructed athletic shoes are also required.

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