August 19, 2019 - The campus dress code is established to teach grooming and hygiene, to prevent disruptions, and minimize safety hazards. Students and parents may determine a student's personal dress and grooming standards, provided that they comply with the followings:
As a general rule, the items listed below are PROHIBITED at Tenaha ISD, but others may be added if deemed appropriate:
• Do rags, bandannas and hoodies covering the head.
• Caps, toboggans, hats, or anything that covers the ears or head.
• Piercings, earrings that are NOT in the ears. Any earrings on boys. No gauges or bars allowed.
• Facial Hair that is NOT neatly trimmed close to the skin and kept.
• Designs in the hair that are a distraction in nature or appearance.
• LM-natural color of the hair.
• Hairstyles that cause undue attention or block the view of other students.
• Hair on boys that covers the shirt collar, or eyes. Or ponytails or man buns for boys.
• House shoes or other sleepwear.
• Tights, leggings, jeggings or yoga pants of any variety.
• Tank tops or low-cut tops.
• Mesh shorts or tops (workout clothes).
• Tee shirts or other clothing that is offensive to a group by sex, religion, or ethnicity.
• Clothing with obscene, suggestive pictures/words or which advertise alcohol, tobacco, drug, or gang related paraphernalia.
• Any article of clothing which reveals student's undergarments.
• Combs or hair picks that are not properly stored.
• Holes or ripped jeans that display skin above the knee may not be worn unless skin is covered in some manner.
• Any clothing items worn at an inappropriate length (shirts, shorts, skirts).
• Blankets, quilts, and throws.
In all cases, judgment of the principal shall be used in making determinations regarding the appropriateness of student dress.