M. Agnes Jones Dress Code
Failure to comply with the Dress Code guidelines is considered to be an insubordinate act and will be treated as such. Building administrators have the final decision as to the appropriateness of all clothing and related issues. MAJ is a uniform school and all students are expected to be in uniform, Monday through Thursday. The school uniform colors are navy blue pants and white polo shirts blouse. Following are the procedures for violations of the Atlanta Public Schools Dress Code
PROGRESSIVE DISCIPLINE FOR DRESS CODE - Violations
Notify student of specific violation and request a change of clothing from the parent. Student may also change into P.E. clothes, loan clothes, or remove the inappropriate clothing item(s). Student may pick up clothes when loaners have been returned. A general letter outlining appropriate uniform dress will be given to the student and parent at this time. Student will be given two days to comply. School should determine if there is a valid need for financial assistance that prevents compliance with uniform policy.
Student will be given a written warning and parent will be notified. Student may request a change of clothing from the parent. Student may also change into P.E. clothes, loan clothes, or remove the inappropriate clothing item(s). Student may pick up clothes when loaners have been returned. Student may be given 1 – 3 days of Lunch Detention/Saturday Detention/Before or After School Detention and Parent conference. Parents of students who refuse to cooperate with the policy will be requested to meet with the principal and to write a letter explaining their reason for non-compliance.
Student may be given up to 1 day of ISS not to exceed 3 days of ISS. Parent conference and student dress contract required.
Student may be given 1 day of OSS not to exceed 3 days of OSS from school. Parent conference required and review student dress contract.
Student may be given 1 day of OSS not to exceed 3 days of OSS from school. School may request a Student Tribunal Disciplinary Hearing for continued non-compliance with the policy.