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UNIFORM POLICY  

 

Memorial Lutheran School adheres to a school uniform policy for students in Pre-school 3 through 8th grade.  Children are to wear the official uniform each day of the week except for designated dress days announced during the year.

 

School uniforms are available for purchase from Parker School Uniform.  Memorial’s Parker code is: HO201314.  Parker’s phone number is: 713-465-1635 or you may visit their website: www.parkersu.com.

 

Full Dress Uniform – To be worn on Wednesdays and other designated days as assigned

  • Boys must wear the long khaki pants and the white monogrammed button-down oxford shirt. The plaid tie is required for boys in K-8. The tie is optional for boys in Pre-school 3 and Pre-K 4. The navy monogrammed sweater vest is required November through February.
  • Belt requirements for boys – If the pants have belt loops, a black leather belt must be worn.Belts are optional for Preschool-Kindergarten.
  • Girls in Pre-school 3’s through the 3rd grade must wear the plaid jumper with the white sailor blouse and navy tie. 
  • Girls in the 4th through 8th grade must wear the plaid skirt or skort and white monogrammed over-blouse with the appropriate loose navy tie.
  • All girls in Pre-school 3’s through the 8th grade are required to wear the navy monogrammed cardigan November through February.

 

School Uniform Options (Non-Dress uniform)

  • Boys - navy or green monogrammed polo shirt - short or long sleeved - and tan khaki shorts or long pants. Elastic waistband shorts/slacks are for Pre-school, Pre-K and Kindergarten only. 
  • Boys - Belts – black leather belt if the slacks or shorts have belt loops. Belts are optional for Preschool-Kindergarten.
  • Girls in Pre-school 3’s through 4th grade - the navy or green monogrammed polo - short or long sleeved - with the plaid culotte (4th grade with the plaid skort or skirt);  the green monogrammed polo dress is also an option. Please note that modesty shorts are required to be worn under the green polo dress (green or navy modesty shorts).
  • Girls in the 5th through 8th grade - navy or green monogrammed polo - short or long sleeved - with the plaid skort or skirt.
  • Girls in Pre-school 3’s through 3rd grade – The jumper must be worn only with the white sailor blouse and navy tie. The polo must not be worn with the jumper. That is not an acceptable uniform combination.
  • Full dress uniform may be worn any day of the week.

 

Sock Requirements (applies to each day)

  • All girls in Pre-school 3’s through 8th grade must wear white socks that are at the ankle or higher (bobby/ankle socks or knee socks).
  • In the winter months, girls may wear white or navy tights or leggings.
  • All boys in Pre-school 3’s to 8th grade are to wear white socks that are at the ankle or above – crew/athletic socks.

 

Shoe Requirements (applies to each day)

  • Girls in Pre-school 3’s to 8th grade are to wear solid white or solid black tennis shoes, a combination of white & black tennis shoe, a black Mary Jane style shoe or black flat, or the oxford saddle shoe (Stride Rite makes them, and Parker carries them also; all shoes must be closed toe). Colored logos are not allowed.
  • Boys in Pre-school 3’s to 8th grade are to wear solid white or solid black tennis shoes, or  a combination of white & black tennis shoe.  Colored logos are not allowed.

 

Designated Non-Uniform Days

  • Designated non-uniform days will be determined by the headmaster and faculty and criteria will be sent home for the students to follow.


P.E. Uniforms 5th - 8th grade

  • Students in 5th through 8th grade will need to purchase the P.E. uniform from MLS or Parker if they have our inventory in stock.

 

Jackets/Sweaters

  • The only jackets/sweaters allowed in the classroom are the monogrammed cardigans or vests, or the school-issued jackets/sweatshirts.  On very cold days, any type of coat or sweater is allowed when students go outside.

 

Neatness and Appearance 

  • Hair should be clean, neat, and kept trimmed. Hair styles should be in good taste and is at the discretion of the headmaster. Any extreme style is not appropriate. Boy’s hair length must be above the collar. Girl’s hair must be neat and out of their eyes. All hair bows, ribbons or other decorative hair ornaments must match the colors of the uniform and should not be a distraction. Acceptable colors are uniform plaid, black, white, yellow, green, and navy.
  • All boys’ and girls’ polo shirts must be tucked in. Polo shirts are to be buttoned. All boys’ oxford shirts must be tucked in. Belts are to be worn appropriately. Pants and skirts are also to be worn appropriately.
  • All uniforms must be maintained and in good repair, clean and appropriate in size, fit, and length. (Girls’ skirts must be of length that is past the fingertips.)
  • Girls may wear stud earrings (posts). No other types of earrings are allowed. Only one pair may be worn at a time. Boys may not wear earrings.  A wrist watch may be worn, but no other jewelry is acceptable. Smart watches (Apple Watch, FitBit, etc.) are not permitted.
  • Girls in 5th-8th grade are allowed to wear makeup, but it may not be excessive. Girls not adhering to this policy may be asked to remove the makeup.  Nail polish is not permitted.

 

Uniform Non-Compliance Disciplinary Action

As a result of not wearing the proper uniform, the following actions will be taken:

 

Pre-school through Kindergarten

  • A parent will be called and required to bring the appropriate clothing to school.

 

First – 8th Grade

  • First violation: Uniform Violation Form will be sent home to parents.
  • Second violation: Uniform Violation Form will be sent home to parents and the student will serve a Behavior Detention.
  • Third violation: Parents will be called for the purpose of a meeting to discuss violations.

 

If your child’s appearance necessitates immediate action, you will be called.

 

For more details on the Uniform Policy ask for information in the school office.

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