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School Dress Code

In order to meet HGCS dress code requirements, the following guidelines must be adhered to -- or the parent(s) may be called to come to school and provide suitable clothing for their child.


1. Solid-colored slacks, shorts, jumpers, skirts, or jeans (no holes or ripped). *Note: shorts, jumpers, and skirts must be mid-thigh in length
2. Solid, burgundy, white, gray, or black collared shirts with sleeves.
3. Only official school logo t-shirts may be worn.
4. Comfortable shoes (no boots, heels, wheeled shoes, open-toe sandals or flip-flops)
5. Hats should only be worn outdoors and should only be worn forward and straight.
6. Solid, burgundy, white, gray, or black leggings allowed ONLY if worn under a skirt, dress or
long shirt/tunic that is mid-thigh in length.
7. Chains, wallet chains, and spiked jewelry not permitted.


If a student has earned a free dress pass, students must wear clothing appropriate for school and adhere to the following requirements:

1. Free dress passes can only be used on Fridays.
2. No crop/backless/see-through/halter tops are allowed. items can also be found at Walmart, Sears and K-mart.