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School Uniforms

geography123geography123 Registered User Posts: 67 New Member
edited July 2012 in High School Life
Hi everyone!

Some high schools out there require you to wear uniforms to school. A lot of people hate it, some people like it. I personally like it.

What about you guys? Does your school require you to wear uniforms? Do you guys like uniform policies? And feel free to list the clothes that you have to wear (ex. White collar shirt and Khaki pants or something).
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Replies to: School Uniforms

  • FantasyVesperiaFantasyVesperia Registered User Posts: 2,618 Senior Member
    My school doesn't require uniforms (thank goodness).
  • UKgirl23UKgirl23 Registered User Posts: 2,922 Senior Member
    Love it, so much less effort than choosing your own clothes.
    Have to wear:
    striped navy and white blouse
    navy blazer with school badge
    specificly pleated navy skirt
    navy jumper in the winter, can be any
    all tights and socks to be navy, grey or black

    Most schools here require white shirt, any black pants/skirt, school blazer
    I think my mum had one of the worst uniforms: gray and yellow blazers and fully pleated skirts

    By the way, almost all schools here require uniform until the last two years of high school, but some schools still require it then
  • ArtsyGirl13ArtsyGirl13 Registered User Posts: 2,986 Senior Member
    I go to public school so we have a dress code, but not a uniform. It is fairly relaxed, skirts/shirts must be fingertip length, shoulders must be covered, shoes must have a back and no clothing with offensive messages. I like it, it is practical, that being said nobody really follows it when it is warm out.
  • LittleTexanLittleTexan Registered User Posts: 56 Junior Member
    We have to wear uniforms at the high school I attend. We have to wear either a red, black, or white polo type shirt. Guys have to wear khaki shorts or slacks, and girls have to wear either khaki or plaid skirts. Our shirts have to be tucked in, and guys are required to wear belts. Personally, I don't like it, but some people at my school like not having to pick out their clothes.
  • kollege1kollege1 Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    My school doesn't, but the dress code is so strict that i'd prefer to just have a uniform.
  • anmsestudentanmsestudent Registered User Posts: 73 Junior Member
    There's a dress code, but the staff doesn't really care if you break it unless it's really ridiculous.
    Thank god. The school uniforms at the private school I used to go to was tragic.
  • ShadowMistShadowMist Registered User Posts: 473 Member
    No uniform, but our dress code is ridiculously strict... all shorts/skirts must be knee-length, no headbands (you know, the one girls wear... it doesn't make any sense!), etc. I'm not the type to break the dress code, but at our school, the teachers are like trained in identifying dress code violations or something. In spring/summer, there's always 100+ kids down at the nurse's office for breaking the dress code.
  • stressedoutttstressedouttt Registered User Posts: 4,111 Senior Member
    mine doesn't, but it used to. I really loved it. makes life so much simpler. as long as it's comfy. I hated one of my old uniforms (I don't think it was sized right...).

    I wish my school now had uniforms
  • Davidabb84Davidabb84 - Posts: 1,355 Senior Member
    No uniforms, for which I'm extremely glad. I could NOT deal with it. I like the idea of being able to express yourself. The dress code was very loosely enforced as well.
  • NobodyButHectorNobodyButHector Registered User Posts: 63 Junior Member
    My school is public, and we do have uniform but it's only enforced to a certain extent.
    Our uniform consists of:
    Gold,Navy Blue, Forest Green and White polos(or shirts with collars)
    Jeans/denim shorts, khaki pants or shorts, and navy blue pants or shorts.
    That's the "official" uniform. Most of us can get away with wearing any shade of yellow, most shades of blue, sometimes grey or black and an assortment of other stuff.
    The pants too, we get away with grey, black, white. It just depends on the day, how noticeable you are, who your teachers are, and how the deans moods are that day.
  • conspiracieconspiracie Registered User Posts: 61 Junior Member
    We have no uniforms and a lax dress code that's never enforced. I don't want uniforms at all, but I do wish they'd enforce the dress code more. I am sick of walking behind certain girls up the stairs and getting a face-full of ass. Ugh.
  • TeaspoonsTeaspoons Registered User Posts: 470 Member
    Every year in english, this is always a topic as an example for something. None of the popular public schools in my area require uniforms. People always argue that 'its so easy to pick out clothes in the morning', 'so much less to worry about', 'low income families wont be alienated as much', etc. I really just dont see the argument. I would much rather have the ability it choose my own clothes. Especially since ever since i was little I had a thing with fabrics--I didnt wear jeans until I was in sixth grade (i refused to wear them before then) and I get hot really easily so even in cotton shorts and a thin t-shirt I still get hot easily. Being forced to wear something that I dont feel comfortable in would be terrible. Not to say uniforms are uncomfortable, but I have a picky taste in what is comfortable in general.
  • RhythmMeleonRhythmMeleon Registered User Posts: 481 Member
    My school's dress code is collar everyday. It sucks. No girls follow it..I wish we'd have a uniform instead..preppy schoolgirl clothes are so cute!
  • UKgirl23UKgirl23 Registered User Posts: 2,922 Senior Member
    @teaspoons that's cool for people like you, but I have a really awful dress sense and get barey any money for clothes. Also my mum won't let me wear anything designer labelled (bascically Abercrombie, Jack Wills etc) and that's all anyone wears outside school, so I would be alienated.

    My uniform, although it isn't a great picture:
    Google Image Result for http://www.challonershigh.com/_files/users/208/images/EF1170FFFA1E7CC74B3DAAA1862B5059.jpg
  • BassoonapusBassoonapus - Posts: 740 Member
    **** I couldn't wear jeans until like 7th grade
    teaspoons and I are long lost twins
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