We thought we’d share with the district's dress code in its entirety.
The number of students looking to update the Lakewood City Schools’ dress code is growing. A petition to end the “hoodie ban” launched last semester by a Lakewood High School student has more than 500 signatures. In addition, a group of Lakewood High School girls decided to organize to revisit several aspects of the dress code — including the length requirements of skirts, hair color and the no-piercings rule. We thought we’d share with you the dress code in its entirety (check out the PDF at the right), provided by the school district. Tell us what you think about the dress in the comments.
A group of students who disagree with the dress code are hoping to convince the school board to revisit the policy.
Many of the clothes that students received during the holidays may never be worn in a Lakewood City Schools classroom. And if students do wear them, they may be sent home. Some students who disagree with the dress code are hoping to change the policy. The girls take particular issue with a section of the dress code that state that skirts must be slightly above the knee or longer. But they’re also not happy with the hoodie ban or the no-piercings rule. They say that students are sent home on a daily basis to change clothes — and that takes away from learning. This isn’t the first time the dress code issue has been brought up this school year. Last month, a group of students launched a petition to end the district’s ban on hoodie …