Additional Guidelines


Nail color, artificial nails/tips, gel nails, etc, are not permitted.


Artificial hair coloring or bleaching of hair is not allowed for boys or girls. (This includes frosting, hi-lights and tinting) “Fad” hairstyles or distracting hairstyles are not permitted. The principal or his designee is the sole determinant of what constitutes a fad or distracting. Boys who have facial hair must remain clean shaven. Hair length may not cover the eyes and for boys may not extend past a standard collar.


Mass days require mass uniform. Non-mass days require standard uniform. Shirts are to remain tucked in at all times. Tight or excessively loose clothing is not permitted. Skirts and shorts must be no shorter than 2 inches above the kneecap.


See guide lines above. Additionally, no high heels, platforms, cleats, sandals or boots. Tennis/athletic shoes must be worn for P.E.


Studs and small hoop earrings for girls. No more than one piercing per ear for girls. No cartilage earrings. No earrings or piercings on boys. No tattoos, no body or facial piercing. Watches and religious medals may be worn, so long as they do not cause a distraction, but must be worn inside the uniform shirt/top.


No visible make-up is allowed. Girls in 6-8th may wear a light foundation or powder if needed to cover blemishes, but color must match skin tone, not be noticeable, and must be applied only at home.

P.E. Uniforms

If your child has P.E. on Mass days and is not wearing suitable shoes for P.E., please send tennis shoes in their gym bag. Students in Grades PreK3 – 2nd do not change for P.E.

Free Dress or School Activities

Clothing must be modest and appropriate for the Catholic school setting. Tank tops, halter tops, spaghetti straps, midriff shirts, short shorts or skirts and/or any garments exposing too much are not permitted. No advertisements, offensive or inappropriate language, graphics or symbols may be worn, other than OLMC school logos or logos appropriate to a theme day (e.g. college t-shirt day or Texans day). Hats / caps are not allowed indoors or outdoors unless specifically allowed by the principal for a special occasion. Jeans, when permitted by special occasion or when approved for a field trip, should not be tight or form-fitting and should be standard non-designer blue jeans of solid blue denim. Jeans with large logos, designs, embroidery, and jeans of designer brands are not permitted.

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