2019-2020 DRESS CODE

  • Winding Waters K-8’s administration and staff appreciate your support in implementing our dress code policy. The dress code policy will be in effect the first day of school.

    General Guidelines
       -
    All clothing is to be neat and clean.

       -Bottoms must be secured at the waist.
       -All clothing is to be properly fitted.
       -Undergarments are NOT to be visible.
       -Appearance, accessories or attire may not be disruptive to the learning environment.

    Appropriate Footwear
    Please consider safety when selecting school shoes.


      -Acceptable Shoes:
         Tennis shoes
         Sandals
         Boots
         Regular shoes

       -Unacceptable Shoes:
         High heels
         Slippers
         Heely’s

    Appropriate Tops and Jackets
       -Tops do not have to be tucked in, but must be long enough when hands are raised above the head or when bending over with no skin visible.
       -Blouses with a neckline that dips below the line formed between the right and left armpit are not acceptable.
       -NO spaghetti straps, tank tops, muscle shirts, any see-through material, halter/strapless tops are acceptable.
    Tops - Acceptable and Unacceptable


    Appropriate Bottoms
       -Must be fingertip length
       -Bottoms that have any type of rip or hole must ensure the rip or hole is at the knee or lower.
       -All bottoms must be secured at the waist. Undergarments must not be exposed.
       -Pajamas/onesies are not acceptable.
       -Leggings, spandex or yoga pants must be worn with a length acceptable skirt, dress or shirt. Any shirt worn with leggings, spandex or yoga must be the length of mid-thigh.
    Bottoms - Acceptable and Unacceptable


    Accessories
       -Jewelry should be worn in such a way that does not present a safety or health hazard. NO spiked jewelry or accessories are acceptable.
       -Wallet chains and dog chains are not acceptable.
       -Bandanas are not allowed to be worn in any fashion (head, belt, etc.).
       -Hats and sunglasses are ONLY to be worn outside and with the permission of a staff member.
       -Hoods from any article of clothing are not allowed to be worn inside the building.
       -Apparel, jewelry, tattoo, markings, accessory or manner of grooming that denotes membership in a gang, advocates drugs, tobacco products, alcohol, violence and/or sexual innuendo is NOT acceptable.

    The WWK-8 dress code policy is in addition to the district dress code. Please see the Hernando County Student Code of Conduct.

  • Consequences

    First Offense: A student shall be given a warning and administration or their designee shall call the student’s parent/guardian to bring a change of clothes.

    Second Offense: The student is ineligible to participate in any extracurricular activity for a period of time not to exceed five (5) days, may lose a privilege and administration or their designee shall call, meet with the student’s parent/guardian and ask them to bring a change of clothes.

    Third or Subsequent Offense: A student shall receive an in‐school suspension for a period not to exceed three (3) days, the student is ineligible to participate in any extracurricular activity for a period not to exceed thirty (30) days, may lose additional privileges and the administration shall call the student’s parent or guardian to bring a change of clothes.

    Administration will have final discretion on ALL dress code violations.