Parents - we need your assistance with student compliance to an appropriate daily attire. We hope the information below will be helpful. We want our students to dress for success each day which implies being comfortable and able to function in the school environment.
HIGHTOWER TRAIL follows the DISTRICT ADMINISTRATIVE RULE - JCDB-R regarding Student Dress Code.
RATIONALE/OBJECTIVE: All students of the Cobb County School District (District) are encouraged to observe a standard of grooming and dress consistent with the level of formality of the school situation.
GENERAL PROVISIONS: All students shall be required to maintain the level of personal hygiene necessary to ensure a healthful school environment and to refrain from any mode of dress which proves to contribute to any disruption of school functions.
1. Appropriate shoes shall be worn.
2. Midriffs shall be covered.
3. Appropriate under-garments shall be worn and may not be visible.
4. Strapless garments and tank tops shall be worn with a jacket.
5. Suggested length for shorts is mid-thigh. At all times, the backside must be completely covered.
6. No caps, hats, bandanas nor hoods covering the head are to be worn in the school buildings during the school day unless there is a special activity during which they are deemed appropriate by the school administration. Administrators shall evaluate requests to wear coverings in accordance with sincerely held religious beliefs on a case-by-case basis.
7. Clothing or ornamentation that does any of the following is prohibited:
a. Displays or advertises substances illegal for minors.
b. Displays suggestive phrases, designs, markings, or profanities.
c. Advocates, promotes, or suggest illegal activity.
** The administrative team shall be the final judge as to the appropriateness of the apparel and whether or not the apparel is in violation. If in doubt, do not wear the outfit.
If a student wears clothing that is questioned our goal is to help the student and go on with the day. We keep clean clothes in the counseling area. However, please note that repeated concerns can result in disciplinary action.