The Newport Special School District held a special board meeting today to discuss revisions to the dress code policies for the district. The following dress code changes were passed unanimously by the board for the entire district:
Sweat pants and athletic wear are now permitted to be worn. (District wide)
All form fitting clothing such as leggings, jeggings, tights, and joggers must be covered with appropriate dress which means tops must come down to the bottom of the fingertips with hands to your side when being worn. (District wide)
Pants with holes in them must not have holes higher than the fingertips with hands to your side when arms are fully extended. (District wide)
The rule of belts are required when pants have belt loops has been removed. (District wide)
If you are in doubt as to whether an item is inappropriate, please don't wear it.
THE ADMINISTRATION AS THE FINAL SAY IN DETERMINING THE APPROPRIATENESS OF DRESS.