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Dress restrictions provide students with confidence and individuality

Dress restrictions provide students with confidence and individuality

Iman Khan, Staff Writer

May 31, 2016

The sun scorches as students trudge from class to class. Nearly everyone embraces the new season with bare arms, pulling out tank tops, shorts and flip flops. In the middle of the crowd, stands a girl wearing a long-sleeved shirt and jeans. Despite standing out, she confidently joins the throngs of bare-legge...

Students protest lack of clear dress code through demonstrations in freshman advisories

Students protest lack of clear dress code through demonstrations in freshman advisories

Leon Yang, Sports Writing Editor

March 17, 2016

On Tuesday, March 15, about 40 students walked into freshman advisories in order to protest the lack of a clear set of dress code guidelines, which they said causes teachers to arbitrarily “dress-code” them, by taking them aside and telling them that their attire is inappropriate and that they must change. After entering the advisories, students involved in the protests read a statement condemning the current ambiguous dress code, then left the classroom immediately afterwards.

Dress-coding by staff causes students to feel uncomfortable

Dress-coding by staff causes students to feel uncomfortable

Haley Bayne, News Section Editor

February 2, 2016

Dress-coding happens when a staff member deems either an article of clothing or entire outfit of a student inappropriate for the high school environment. Six students at the high school who were dress-coded in the past were interviewed for this feature. Below are the various questions and responses of the ...

Talia Roland-Kalb

February 2, 2016

According to senior Talia Roland-Kalb, an email conversation was started between teachers regarding an outfit that she had worn a few days prior to her finding out. She found out about this situation from a teacher that was not directly involved in the correspondence. Roland-Kalb said that, although he...

Maya Jakubowski

February 2, 2016

Senior Maya Jakubowski was dress-coded by her drama teacher during her sophomore year. According to Jakubowski, when she was headed to the stage to perform an act in front of her class, her teacher told her to "pull her skirt down." This made her feel more nervous than she already was, Jakubowski s...

Lea Churchill

February 2, 2016

According to senior Lea Churchill, she was walking down the hall when she was dress-coded by a teacher whom she did not know personally. Churchill said that the teacher asked her to "cover up." Churchill answered questions below on dress expectations at the high school. Q: How do you feel about t...

Drama dress code discomforts some

Drama dress code discomforts some

December 18, 2014

by Kate Finnerty Check out our Storify about dress code at the high school: https://storify.com/SagamoreBHS/dress-code-at-the-high-school  Each day, students bustle through the high school while wearing a variety of clothing: choices range in color, style and fit. While the student handbook puts ...

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