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  Dress Code

2016-2017 School Year Dress Code 
( All students must follow the dress code for the 2016-2017 school year)
A uniform Dress Code in our Catholic school emphasizes the importance our Church teaches us regarding the equality of all.  Therefore, Holy Name of Jesus School continues to implement guidelines for student dress.  As a member of the student body, it is expected that all students follow the guidelines established.  It is our expectation that all dress code guidelines be followed.  Should circumstances arise that necessitate an exception to the dress code guidelines, it is requested that parents/guardians contact the school office for temporary suspension of these guidelines. 

  • Navy or khaki pants (uniform shorts – Aug./Sept., May/June)
  • Pants must sit at the waist.
  • Solid black, brown, or navy belt must be worn
  • Long or short sleeve white or navy knit shirt (tucked in)
  • Solid flat knit white or navy V-neck, crew neck, or button down sweater
  • Crew white, navy or tan socks over the ankle - no sport socks or no-shows
  • Solid black or dark brown standard, flat, rubber sole shoes - no yellow or tan suede, moccasin type, slipper-like, or sneaker type shoes, no boots, no crocs, no shoes above the ankle
  • Shoes with laces need to be laced completely and tied
  • Khaki or navy pants (uniform shorts – Aug./Sept. May/June) with solid black, brown, or navy belt
  • Long or short sleeve white or navy knit shirt (tucked in)
  • Solid flat knit white or navy V-neck, crew neck, or button down sweater
  • Navy or white tights, knee socks or plain anklets (Aug./Sept. May/June) - no sport socks, no-shows, or low cuts
  • Solid plain black, dark brown, navy blue standard, flat, rubber sole shoes with a heel one-inch or lower, shoes must have backs  – no moccasin type, slipper-like, or sneaker type shoes, no sandals, no crocs, no clogs.  Shoes should have no stripes, glitter, sequins, beads, or bows.
  • Blue plaid jumper (Grades 1 to 4)
  • Khaki or navy four-pleated skirt (Grades 5 to 8)


All students are to wear the Holy Name Physical Education uniform.  The uniform is a warm-up jacket and warm-up pants with white piping worn with a grey T-shirt with navy trim and navy nylon gym shorts.  Each piece of clothing has the Holy Name of Jesus logo.  All four pieces are to be worn on the day that the student has physical education.  We require a note of explanation when it is impossible to observe these regulations.  Students who do not wear the proper uniform will not be allowed to participate. 

  • Students in Grades 1–3 during the months of August/September and May/June do not need to wear warm-up pants/sweatpants over their gym shorts.  October through April, students wear gym uniform warm-up pants/sweatpants over their gym shorts.  Students may not wear plain white T-shirts as part of their physical education uniform.

  • Students wear gym uniforms to school when scheduled for physical education class. 

  • Students in Grades 4-8 must wear their gym uniform warm-up pants/sweatpants over their gym shorts throughout the entire school year. 

  • Only school approved gym uniforms are permitted – no basketball sweatpants. 

  • Sneakers are to be worn with the physical education uniforms.  Sneakers must have white soles and backs. 

  • Socks must be worn above the ankle.

If a student cannot participate in physical education class due to injury or illness, a note from the doctor/parent is required.


All Physical Education uniforms must be made by Flynn and O’Hara Uniform Company.

All uniform items for both boys and girls must be made by Flynn and O'Hara Uniform Company.  School shoes may be purchased at Flynn and O'Hara or an alternate shoe store provided style and color match and strictly adhere to the guidelines.

  • Knitted shirts are to be tucked in at all times and are not to be bloused out.
  • Skirts must come to the middle of the knee or below and are not to be rolled at the waist.
  • Boys’ pants must be worn at the waist.
  • Jackets are not to be worn in the classroom and sweatshirts are not to be worn in place of sweaters.
  • Hats and scarves are not to be worn in buildings.
  • A watch, a thin chain with cross or religious medal on it may be worn with the uniform.  Girls may wear one pair of small post earrings in the bottom earlobe.  Boys are not permitted to wear earrings.  Body piercing or tattoos are not permitted.  Boys or girls are not permitted to wear rings or bracelets/bands of any design.
  • Make-up and nail polish are not permitted with the school uniform.  Acrylic nails may not be worn.
  • Girls in Grades 4-8 may carry a small black/navy blue purse.
  • Hair must be neat, well-groomed, trimmed around the ears, off the collar, and one inch above the eyebrows.  Blunt cuts, shaved heads, tails, bowl cuts and spiked hair are not permitted.  Hair must be blended and layered in a conservative male haircut and nothing less than #2 blade.  Fad haircuts, styles, extensions and attachments are not allowed.  No hair coloring, highlighting or facial hair is allowed.  Sideburns may not extend beyond the middle of the ear.
  • During the cold months the girls are permitted to wear their gym warm-up pants/sweatpants under their skirts from home to school, during outside recess, and from school to home.  Warm-up pants/sweatpants are not to be worn inside the building throughout the school day.
For additional information on our Dress Code Policies please refer to the Parent/Student Handbook.
   Flynn & O'Hara STORE
869 Eisenhower Blvd.
Harrisburg, PA 17111
Phone: 939-5600
  ORDER Directly ON LINE through the Flynn & O'Hara Web Site

  • Web orders are accepted 24 hours a day 7 days a week. 
  • Customers may also call, toll free at 1-800-441-4122, to place an order. 
  • Orders may also be shipped to the store for customer pick-up.
  To assure that you get the clothing you need
it is always best to try to order your clothing by July 15th.
  Holy Name Of Jesus School
6190 Allentown Boulevard
Harrisburg, PA 17112-2603
Office 717-657-1704    
Fax 717-657-9135
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