TRUMAN MIDDLE – SCHOOL DRESS CODE
ALL STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR THE SCHOOL UNIFORM
** AN OFFICIAL 2017 – 2018 TRUMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL ID MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES.”
Boys and Girls
- 6th Grade – GOLD shirts
- 7th Grade – BLACK shirts
- 8th Grade – WHITE shirts
(Shirt policy approved by Principal Johnson 4/6/17)
a. Shirts must be tucked inside the pants.
b. Students may wear only ONE collared shirt at one time. Undershirts: Long or short sleeved T-shirts
that are solid white, solid black, or sold grey (SOLID MEANS NO WRITING OR PICTURES) may be worn under the uniform shirt. Exception: Truman PE Shirts are allowed.
2. Pants –Khaki, plain front Vickie long pants only. NO SHORTS. NO SKIRTS. Pants must fit properly
and not be rolled up. Pants may not be baggy, sagging, oversized, or worn below the waist.
No cell phone pockets or cargo pants are allowed. Pants must be hemmed and must not be torn,
ripped, or have holes, No skinny-pants, low-riders or hipsters.
3. Shoes- NO OPEN TOE SHOES. Tennis shoes only. This includes sandals, slippers, flip-flops, thongs
4. Socks – Must be solid white or solid black.
5. Belts- Khaki belts (military style). Not allowed: large belt buckles, buckles with names/initials,
glitter, sequins, or ribbons. Items may not be hung from the belt. Wallet chains, key chains or similar
accessories are not allowed.
Cold Weather Attire
6. Coats, Jackets, and sweaters must be able to open in the front so that the Truman shirt and ID are visible.
7. Officially approved sweatshirts or jackets issued by a Truman club, team, or organization with the Truman
logo may be worn. These items can ONLY be obtained from TRUMAN during this school year. Items
distributed in prior years that are in violation of this standard will not be permitted.
8. HOODS on coats, jackets, or sweaters are NOT allowed. Hats and gloves may not be worn in the building at
Hats, visors, bandanas, sunglasses
Shoes: sandals, slippers, flip-flops, thongs
Facial hair: Beards, mustaches, or goatees
Items with insignia that suggests sex, violence, drugs, or other inappropriate messages (ex. Skulls, marijuana plants, Al Pacino, Bob Marley, etc.) are NOT ALLOWED.
Nothing may be worn in any pierced body part. Exception: Girls may wear STUD EARRINGS ONLY in pierced ears. Earrings are NOT ALLOWED for boys.
NO BRACELETS ALLOWED.
Expensive jewelry should not be worn. No large rings. No dog tags, bulky medallions, or any other jewelry that suggests drugs, violence, etc.
NOTE: Truman Middle School, the Jefferson Parish Public School System, and its employees, will not be held responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged items that were confiscated from students due to the violation of school,
parish, or state rules.