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Dress Code and Uniform Policy

The CLS uniform policy allows students to focus on learning and experience the pride of representing their school in the larger community.

Personal Appearance

  • Personal jewelry should be limited to a watch, post earrings and/or religious necklace.
  • Play jewelry is not permitted.
  • Boys’ hair must be combed and neat; boys hair should be above the collar.
  • Makeup is not permitted.

Daily Uniform

GIRLS (Grade K – 8)

  • Polo Shirt:  Light Blue or Navy Blue short or long sleeve pique polo shirt with CLS logo.
  • Blouse:  Light blue Peter Pan collared long or short sleeve blouse.  Do not need to have logo.
    *During the school day, all shirts must be tucked in neatly, with the exception of PE shirts.
  • Pants:  Khaki or Navy Blue (twill type).  No cargo, jean type, or low-rise pants acceptable.
  • Shorts. Khaki or Navy Blue (twill type).  Length must be no shorter than two inches above the knee.  No cargo, jean type, or low-rise shorts acceptable.
  • Belt:  Solid Brown or solid black – must be worn with pants or shorts for second through eighth grades.
    *Not required for kindergarten or first grade.
  • Skirt:  Kick Pleat Scooter or Front Pleated Skirt with Tabs. Khaki or Navy Blue. Length must be no shorter than two inches above the knee.
  • Jumper:  Twin Buckle Tab Jumper or Pleated Hem Jumper. Khaki or Navy Blue with or without CLS logo.  Shorts must be worn under the jumper.  Length must be no shorter than two inches above the knee.
  • Dress:  Polo Dress. Navy blue with CLS logo. Length must be no shorter than two inches above the knee. Shorts must be worn under dress and may not be visible.

BOYS (Grade K – 8)

  • Polo Shirt: Light Blue or Navy Blue short or long sleeve pique polo shirt with CLS logo.
  • Oxford Shirt: Light Blue or Navy Blue short or long sleeve oxford style shirt with CLS logo.
    *During the school day, all shirts must be tucked in neatly, with the exception of PE shirts.
  • Pants: Khaki or Navy Blue (twill type).  No cargo, jean type, or low-rise pants are acceptable.
  • Shorts:  Khaki or Navy Blue (twill type).  Length must be no shorter than two inches above the knee.  No cargo, jean type, or low-rise shorts acceptable.
  • Belt:  Solid Brown or solid black – must be worn with pants or shorts for second through eighth grades.
    *Not required for kindergarten or first grade.

Acceptable Uniform Variations (Grade K – 8)

  • Sweatshirt: Solid navy blue crew neck sweatshirt with CLS embroidered logo.
  • Sweater: Navy blue crew neck, v-neck, or button-front cardigan sweater with or without the logo.
  • Sweater Vest:. Navy blue crew neck or v-neck with or without the logo.

Accessories (Grade K – 8)

  • Tie:  Boys – to be worn with oxford style shirt only.  Color blue/gold
    Girls – to be worn with Peter Pan style blouse only.  Color blue/gold

Shoes and Socks (Grade K – 8)

  • Shoes:  NEW:  Tennis shoes may be worn as part of the daily school uniform.  Tennis shoes may be blue, black, gray or white.  No characters, light-ups, etc.  They should be as plain as possible as should be the shoelaces.  No high tops, platforms or shoes with wheels.
    OR:  students may continue to wear “dress” shoes in brown, tan, black or navy blue (no gray); heels must be 1” or less. No boots, clogs, sling back, moccasin, open-toed, slipper-type or platform style shoes.
  • Socks:  Solid white, solid navy blue, solid brown, or solid black socks. Socks should be no lower than above the ankle.  NO colored or miss-matched socks.
  • Leggings:  Solid navy blue or solid white, full/ankle length leggings to be worn under skort, polo dress, jumpers or skirts.
  • Tights:  Solid navy blue or solid white to be worn under skort, polo dress, jumpers or skirts.

Physical Education Uniform (Grade K – 8)

  • T-Shirt: NEW:  Students may wear ANY CLS Spirit wear T-Shirt (with logo).
  • Sweatshirt: Solid navy blue crewneck sweatshirt with CLS logo.
  • Shorts: Solid navy blue or black sport mesh shorts.  Shorts should be no shorter than two inches above the knee.
  • Sweatpants: Solid navy blue or black with optional elastic bottom or open bottom.
  • Tennis shoes: Tennis shoes MUST be worn for PE.  Tennis shoes may be blue, black, gray or white.  No characters, light-ups, etc.  They should be as plain as possible as should be the shoelaces.  No high tops, platforms or shoes with wheels.
  • Socks: Solid white, solid navy blue, solid brown, or solid black socks. Socks should be no lower than above the ankle.  NO colored or miss-matched socks.

Ordering Uniforms

As you are buying uniforms to start the year, there are several items to note.

  • The FPP will offer multiple opportunities to purchase Spirit wear items throughout the year.
  • The FPP will hold used uniform sales at various events throughout the year.  All used uniform items are $2 a piece.  Used uniform items are available at the school all year long.
  • Nancy Weller will be embroidering items for $5.00 an item.  If you have uniform pieces to embroider, please drop them off at the school office.  Please make sure the bag of items includes your child’s name and payment by cash or check made out to Nancy Weller.

French Toast and Lands End are our providers of daily school uniforms, providing quality merchandise and a cash-back program for the school. You may order online or by phone

  • French Toast school code is QS5ETRH
  • Order online from French Toast
  • Order by Phone: 1-800-373-6248
  • Land’s End school code is 9001-5686-0
  • Order online from Land’s End
  • Order by Phone:  1-800-963-4816

View Size Chart for uniforms and Spirit Wear.

Dress Down Days

On special occasions, announced by the administration, students are permitted to “dress down”, which means that students do not have to wear the required CLS school uniform.

Dress Down Days for the 2018-2019 school year:

October 31 – Black & Orange Dress (no costumes)

November 20 – Favorite Outfit (last day before break)

December 18-20 – Christmas Colors/Sweater
(Secret Santa, Christmas Crazy and Christmas Break)
(hats/headbands may be worn while shopping at the Secret Santa workshop)

February 14 – Valentine’s Day Colors

March 15 – St. Patrick’s Day – Wear Green

April 16 – Favorite Outfit (Easter Break begins)

June 5 – Favorite Outfit (Sunday Best) – Last Day of School

Dress Down Days – Dress Code

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