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Uniform Policy

Uniform Policy 2012-2013

Blake's School Uniform Company

1205 Parker Street

Springfield, MA 01129

(413) 782-4123

https://blakesschooluniform.com/

A. Boys (September – June)

1. Grades Kindergarten through 8th grade

  • Navy blue uniform style pants only
  • Navy blue V-neck cardigan with MD logo only
  • Light blue or white polo shirt with MD logo (long or short sleeve)
  • Dress shoes or sneakers that fully cover the foot in muted colors of black, navy blue, gray, brown, or tan. Fad type, bright, light-up, or wheeled shoes or sneakers are not allowed.

B. Girls (September – June)

1. Girls in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade

  • Gray & blue kilt skirt or jumper
  • Light blue or white polo shirt with MD logo (long or short sleeve)
  • Navy blue button-up or V-neck cardigan with MD logo only
  • Navy blue, gray or white knee socks or tights (solid colors)
  • Dress shoes or sneakers that fully cover the foot in muted colors of black, navy blue, gray, brown, or tan. Fad type, bright, light-up, or wheeled shoes or sneakers are not allowed. High heels are not allowed

2. Girls in grades 6- 8 (September –June)

  • Gray & blue kilt skirt
  • Light blue or white polo shirt with MD logo (long or short sleeve)
  • Navy blue button-up or V-neck cardigan with MD logo only
  • Navy blue, gray or white knee socks or tights (solid colors)
  • Dress shoes or sneakers that fully cover the foot in muted colors of black, navy blue, gray, brown, or tan. Fad type, bright, light-up, or wheeled shoes or sneakers are not allowed. High heels are not allowed

C. All Students

1. Gym Uniforms

a. May, June, and September

  • Navy blue gym shorts (Cargos/light knit shorts are not allowed)
  • Gray t-shirt with MD logo only
  • Sneakers – Must be in muted colors or black, navy blue, gray, brown, or tan. Fad type, bright or sneakers with lights or wheels are not allowed.

b. October through April

  • Navy blue wind pants or sweatpants (light knit/yoga pants and black are not allowed)
  • Gray t-shirt with MD logo only
  • Optional: Gray sweatshirt with MD logo only on gym days

2. Hair

a. All Students

Unconventional, bizarre, and eccentric hairstyles or coloring of any kind are not permitted. Feather and tinsel are also not permitted. Headbands, barrettes, elastic bands/scrunchies must be muted in color or match the school uniform pattern.

b. Boys

Hair may not be lower than the top of the ears on the side or longer than the top of the collar in the back.

3. Jewelry

Necklaces may be worn if religious in nature. One single bracelet may be worn by girls in grades 6-8 only and must be small, silver or gold. Watches may be worn by students in grades 6-8 only.

Earrings are permitted as follows:

  • Boys: Earrings are not allowed
  • Girls: One single earring only. No dangling earrings, extra- large loops, or eccentric type earrings allowed.

Tattooing or body scarring or writing on one’s body with pen or marker is not permitted. Fake tattoos are not allowed. 

4. Make Up

Make up is not allowed during the school day. This includes lip-gloss, eyeliner, etc. Light colored nail polish is acceptable.

5. Seasonal

a. Optional: Summer Uniform (May, June, and September)

  • Navy blue walking shorts only (must be knee length, no substitutions) Cargo shorts are not allowed
  • Light blue or white polo shirts with MD logo only
  • Shoes/sneakers that fully cover the foot in muted colors of black, navy blue, gray, brown, or tan may be worn
  • Socks must be solid white or navy blue and worn/seen at all times
  • No flip-flops, crocs, sandals or backless shoes may be worn

b. Optional: Winter Uniform (December through February)

  • Girls may wear navy blue uniform style pants
  • Girls may wear navy blue cardigan button-up or V-neck cardigan sweater with MD logo only
  • Boys may wear navy blue V-neck cardigan sweater with MD logo only

Boots may be worn to and from school but cannot be worn during the school day; this includes, dress boots, UGGs, and work boots. Please bring proper shoes to school when boots are worn. Sweatshirts may be worn to and from school but may not be worn during the school day. MD sweatshirts and navy blue cardigans only may be worn on designated days.