Student Dress Code

An enforced dress code supports the orderly nature of the school. Parents are asked to assist in making certain that their students arrive and leave school in proper school dress code.  The dress code shall be in effect from the opening of school in September. For further details and expectations, please refer to the 2016-2017 Bishop Kearney Parent – Student Handbook.

BOYS

GIRLS

Shirts: Blue or white oxford shirt with logo in long or short sleeves. There is a black or white polo with logo option from Sept. 1 – Oct. 15 & May 1 – June 15th. Shirts should be tucked in and worn appropriately both before the start of school and throughout the day.Shirts: Blue or white oxford shirt with logo in long or short sleeves. There is a black or white polo with logo option from Sept. 1 – Oct. 15 & May 1 – June 15th. Shirts should be tucked in and worn appropriately both before the start of school and throughout the day.
Fleece or Vest: V- Neck fleece vest with logo in navy or black. Pullover fleece with logo in navy or black. Must be worn over uniform shirt.Fleece or Vest: V- Neck fleece vest with logo in navy or black. Pullover fleece with logo in navy or black. Must be worn over uniform shirt.
Dress Pants: Pleated or plain dress pants in khaki, navy blue or black only. Pants must be worn at natural waist. Pants must be hemmed and should be worn above the hips at all times. Dress Pants: Pleated or plain dress pants in khaki, navy blue or black only. Pants must be worn at natural waist. Pants must be hemmed and should be worn above the hips at all times.
Ties: To be worn whenever oxfords are worn. Must conform to the standards of good taste and values of BKHS.Skirt Option: Plaid or khaki skirts from Passantino’s. 
Belt: Brown or black only.Belt: Brown or black only.
Shoes: Closed toe shoes with visible socks. Laces on shoes must be tied.Shoes: Closed toe shoes with no more than two inch heels. Visible socks or stockings. Laces on shoes must be tied.
Hair Style: Must conform to standards of good grooming and neatness. Hair must be cut above the collar. Side burns may be grown straight down from the hairline and not extended below the earlobe. Facial hair must be “clean shaven.”Hair Style: Must conform to standards of good grooming and neatness.

PURCHASING UNIFORMS

Parents may purchase uniform shirts and skirts at Passantino’s (Uniform Store) which is located at 563 Titus Ave, Rochester, NY 14617. Visit Passantino’s online store at http://www.passantinos.com/index.php?cPath=58_262

DRESS-DOWN DAYS

Several dress-down days are held each year to benefit charities and worthwhile causes. Students may dress casually keeping in mind the standards set by the Vice Principal.

FALL/SPRING DRESS CODE

In the Fall and in the Spring, due to the heat, Bishop Kearney polo shirts may be worn. The Bishop Kearney Administration will set the dates when students will be allowed to wear their polo shirts.  Polo shirts must be tucked in the student’s dress pants. Students are not permitted to wear long-sleeve shirts under the Bishop Kearney polo shirts. Only white undershirts without writing may be worn underneath the Bishop Kearney polo shirt.  All other dress code items regarding shoes, socks, belts, etc. remain in effect.