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Shirts, Sweaters and Sweatshirts (tops)

  • Tops may be solid white, black, kelly green, or gray. Mock turtlenecks and turtlenecks are acceptable.
  • Shirts may have BLHS school-approved logos also known as “spirit shirts” and must be in school colors (white, black, kelly green, gray).
  • Students may wear plain, sweaters or sweatshirts. The sweaters or sweatshirts may be solid white, black, kelly green, or gray.  School color spirit sweatshirts may be worn. Brand logos (other than BLHS spirt logos) MUST be smaller than a credit card on all sweatshirts or shirts. 

Pants, Skirts, Skorts, Jumpers, Capris and Shorts (Bottoms)

  • Bottoms may be solid khaki, black, white, or gray as designated by school.
  • SOLID BLACK sweatpants are allowed.
  • Jeans are not permitted. Principals may make exceptions for a specific group such as seniors or for special days.
  • Bottoms must be free of graphics and embroidery, except for small labels, no larger than the size of a credit card.
  • Shorts, skirts, skorts, and jumpers shall be modest and of sufficient length. The length of these articles of clothing shall be no shorter than three (3) inches above the top of the knee when standing.
  • Baggy or sagging pants or shorts are not permitted. “Low rise” clothing is not permitted. Pants, shorts, and skirts must be worn at the natural waistline.

Shoes, Sneakers and Boots (Footwear)

  • Footwear must be worn at all times. Shoes shall conform, as needed, to special requirements such as P.E. classes, JROTC, science labs, etc.
  • Laces on shoes and sneakers must be tied.
  • Flip flops, crocs, and slippers (including house slippers) are not permitted.  Sandals must have a heel strap.
  • Heelies are not permitted.

Other Clothing Items or Accessories

  • Students may not wear large pendants or medallions. School administration has the final say on determining whether a pendant or medallion is large or not.
  • Any adornment that could be perceived as, or used as a weapon such as chains, spikes, etc. is not permitted.
  • Gang-related clothing, accessories, symbols or intimidating items of dress, as identified by local law enforcement agencies, are not permitted.
  • Head coverings of any kind, including but not limited to, hats, caps, bandanas, curlers, costume masks, visors, kerchiefs, athletic sweatbands, earmuffs or sunglasses are not permitted. Head coverings shall not be worn, carried, hung on belts or around the neck, or kept in classrooms during regular school hours.

Other Uniform Requirements

  • Students are always expected to be dressed according to the uniform standards when school is in session.
  • Students who are enrolled in programs that require a special dress code, such as JROTC or career and technical education internships, may wear that uniform to other classes.
  • ONLY the principal may make exceptions to the uniform policy for special events.