St. Barnabas Dress Code
All students are required to be in proper uniform every day. Scholars should take pride in their appearance.
Parents/guardians are responsible for the purchase and maintenance of the uniform. If there is a problem obtaining the regulation uniform, please call the main office (215-729-3603).
All school clothing must be purchased at Flynn & O’Hara Uniform Company, located at 30 E Baltimore Ave, Clifton Heights, PA 19018. Other locations are also available – visit https://www.flynnohara.com/.
NEW: Flynn O’Hara is offering discounts and free shipping while retail stores are closed.
Hair: Students may wear headbands of school colors only. No bandanas.
Jewelry: only post tiny stud earrings one on each lower lobe are allowed; no large hoops (larger than a quarter) or dangling earrings. A watch is permitted. No Smart watches; if worn to school, Smart watches must be turned in with cell phone collection.
Personal appearance that constitutes a distraction is not permitted. Final approval/ disapproval is at the discretion of the Principal/Assistant Principal.
NEW FOR 2020-2021: The gym t-shirt is now steel grey with navy blue print – all students should be in the grey version.
Sweaters, sweatshirts and sweatpants are now updated with our current logo. Prior versions may still be worn.
Pre-K and Kindergarten Uniform
Pre-K and Kindergarten wear the gym suit daily. The gym uniform includes the following:
Navy blue sweatpants or shorts and t-shirt with logo. Students are encouraged to wear the long-sleeve version of the t-shirt.
Navy sweatshirt with logo.
Sneakers. Please put student’s name on all items.
Families should also send a spare change of clothing in a labeled plastic bag at the beginning of the year (in case of accidents).
BOYS (Grades 1-8):
A white dress shirt, with long or short sleeves, properly tucked in, and a navy blue tie, with gray dress pants with a BLACK belt worn at the waist, and socks must be worn. An option to the white dress shirt and tie is the white polo shirt with the school logo. An official navy blue uniform sweater is the only type of sweater permitted. Please put student’s name in the sweater. All black shoes must be worn; all black sneakers are also acceptable.
(Grades 1-6) The official St. Barnabas plaid jumper (no more than two inches above the knee), worn with a white Peter Pan collar long or short sleeved shirt, navy blue knee socks, or blue, white or black stockings must be worn. An official navy blue uniform sweater is the only type of sweater permitted. Please put student’s name in the sweater. All black shoes must be worn; all black sneakers are also acceptable.
(Grades 6-8) The official St. Barnabas plaid skirt of modest length (no more than two inches above the knee), a white oxford dress shirt, with long or short sleeves, properly tucked in, must be worn. White polo shirts, properly tucked in to the skirt, may replace the white oxford dress shirt. Navy blue knee socks, or blue, white or black stockings are mandatory. An official navy blue uniform sweater is the only type of sweater permitted. Please put student’s name in the sweater. All black shoes must be worn; all black sneakers are also acceptable.
Students must wear their gym uniform on the assigned day. No other types of clothes are permitted.
No earrings on gym day.
Navy blue sweatpants, sweatshirts, and t-shirts with school logo are to be worn. Navy blue shorts may be worn during warm weather, and/or under sweatpants in the cold weather. Only St. Barnabas or plain navy blue sweats are acceptable.
Sneakers are to be worn on gym day.
OUT OF UNIFORM
If at any time an exception in uniform is necessary, a note of explanation must be sent to the child’s teacher who will forward it to the principal. This note should indicate the expected date by which the uniform will be complete.
ANY STUDENT NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE DRESS CODE WILL RECEIVE A UNIFORM DEMERIT.
DRESS DOWN DAYS
Occasionally students will be given permission to dress down for a day. The dress code for those days is as follows:
- Appropriately fitting clothing;
- No short-shorts;
- No questionable slogans or slogans;
- No tank-tops or spaghetti straps;
- No low cut tops, crop tops, or midriff exposure;
- No holes or rips in clothing;
- No flip flops, clogs or platform shoes.