UNIFORM POLICY

CORPUS CHRISTI SCHOOL UNIFORM POLICY GRADES K-8:

Revised: July 11, 2012

Please note: Kindergarten is included in our regular uniform policy

Why does Corpus Christi School have a Uniform Policy?

  • Simplifies dressing
  • Reduces peer pressure and social stigmas
  • Encourages distinctions of character
  • Places emphasis on learning, not clothing
  • Equalizes economic diversity
  • Lowers long term clothing costs
  • Allows for cohesive presentation as a group
  • Facilitates security
  • Enhances school spirit
  • Makes laundering simple

Why is Flynn and O’Hara Corpus Christi School’s EXCLUSIVE uniform provider? 

  • Flynn and O’Hara will provide a sale day at our school one time mid-year for your convenience. They will measure and then send your purchases directly to your home free of charge and you will receive a free return label if items ordered on the school sale day were sized incorrectly. Note: free shipping and free return label is for the school sale day only.
  • They have a standard shipping rate of only $7.00 for all other orders.
  • Corpus Christi School families will receive 10% off the retail price. Discounted price is reflected on the order form.
  • Convenient online ordering – Link from our school web site at cccschambersburg.org to www.flynnohara.com. When ordering online click on “Visit Online Store” on the page. Then click on “YOUR SCHOOL STORE” top left.  You will then need to register your student(s). After registering, the correct CCCS. items will be displayed for your student’s grade and gender.
  • Convenient phone orders can be made at 1-800-441-4122.
  • Convenient store location at 869 Eisenhower Blvd. Harrisburg, PA (717-939-5600 for store hours). This store will be Corpus Christi School’s designated store. They will guarantee all policy items in stock or they will ship free of charge to your home.
  • All items guaranteed for one school year.

PERSONAL APPEARANCE – BOYS K-8

HAIR/NAILS: Must be clean and/or neat. No unusual cuts, “fad” streaks or unusual hair color. Hair must be clean cut, worn out of eyes, above the bottom of the ear, and off the collar. Facial hair is not permitted. Fingernails should be clean and proper.
JEWELRY: Medical bracelets, wristwatches, and religious medals on plain gold or silver chains permitted. No earrings allowed.

PERSONAL APPEARANCE – GIRLS K-8

HAIR: Must be clean and neat. No unusual cuts, “fad” streaks or unusual hair color. Hair must be worn out of eyes.
JEWELRY/EARRINGS: Small post type earrings only (no hoops). Medical bracelets, wrist watches, and religious medals on plaid gold or silver chains permitted.
MAKE-UP: No make-up is allowed (exception clear chapstick or medicated lip balm).
NAILS: Fingernails should be clean and proper. Only clear polish allowed.

BOYS GRADE K- 5

SLACKS: Navy slacks year round.
SHORTS: Navy shorts prior to Nov. 1 and after March 31. No cut pants.
SHIRTS: White CCCS logo polo or oxford shirts. Short or long sleeve.
SWEATERS: Navy CCCS logo sweaters (crew or v- neck pullover, sleeveless v- neck vest, or button-down cardigan). Note: Previously purchased Flynn & O’Hara navy cardigans and navy vests with Corpus Christi School embroidered in gold or white are acceptable.
BELTS: MANDATORY with shorts and slacks:Dress black, brown, or navy in solid leather or braided. Simple buckle. No cloth belts
SOCKS: Solid black,navy or white covering the ankle bone. No logos.
SHOES: Safe and comfortable shoes should be worn at all times. No slip on shoes, no sandals, no shoes without full backs, no boots, no open toe shoes. All Flynn & O’Hara “Oxford” shoes on the CCCS order form and sneakers purchased at any store meet the policy.

GIRLS GRADE K-5

PLAID TUNICS: Year round. No shorter than 3 inches above the knee. Nov 1-March 31 solid white or navy blue knee hi socks or tights must be worn with tunic.
SLACKS: Navy year round.
SKORT: Navy year round. No shorter than 3 inches above the knee. Nov 1-March 31 solid white or navy blue knee hi socks or tights must be worn with skort.
SHIRTS: White C.C.S.logo polo or oxford shirts. Short or long sleeve.
SWEATERS: Navy C.C.S. logo sweaters (crew or v- neck pullover, sleeveless v- neck vest, or button-down cardigan). Note: Previously purchased Flynn & O’Hara navy cardigans and navy vests with Corpus Christi School embroidered in gold or white are acceptable.
BELTS:MANDATORY with slacks: Dress black, brown,or navy in solid leather or braided. Simple buckle. No cloth.
SOCKS/KNEE HI OR TIGHTS: Solid navy or white covering the ankle bone. No logos. Nov 1-March 31 solid white or navy blue knee hi socks or tights must be worn with tunic and skort.
SHOES: Safe and comfortable shoes should be worn at all times. No slip on shoes, no sandals, no shoes without full backs, no boots, no open toe shoes. All Flynn & O’Hara “Oxford” shoes on the C.C.S. order form and sneakers purchased at any store meet the policy.

BOYS MIDDLE SCHOOL GRADES 6-8

SLACKS: Khaki slacks year round.
SHORTS: Khaki shorts prior to Nov. 1 and after March 31. No cut pants.
SHIRTS: Navy or white CCCS logo polo or white oxford shirts. Short or long sleeve.
SWEATERS: Navy CCCS logo sweaters (crew or v- neck pullover, sleeveless v- neck vest, or button-down cardigan). Note: Previously purchased Flynn & O’Hara navy cardigans and navy vests with Corpus Christi School embroidered in gold or white are acceptable.
BELTS: MANDATORY with shorts and slacks: Dress black, brown, or navy in solid leather or braided. Simple buckle. No cloth.
SOCKS: Solid black,navy or white covering the ankle bone. No logos.
SHOES: Safe and comfortable shoes should be worn at all times. No slip on shoes, no sandals, no shoes without full backs, no boots, no open toe shoes. All Flynn & O’Hara “Oxford” shoes on the CCCS order form and sneakers purchased at any store meet the policy.

GIRLS MIDDLE SCHOOL GRADES  6-8

PLAID SKIRTS: Year round. No shorter than 3 inches above the knee. Nov 1-March 31 solid white or navy blue knee hi socks or tights must be worn with skirt.
SLACKS: Khaki year round.
SKORT: Khaki year round. No shorter than 3 inches above the knee. Nov 1-March 31 solid white or navy blue knee hi socks or tights must be worn with skort.
SHIRTS: Navy or white CCCS logo polo or white oxford shirts. Short or long sleeve.
SWEATERS: Navy CCCS logo sweaters (crew or v- neck pullover, sleeveless v- neck vest, or button-down cardigan). Note: Previously purchased Flynn & O’Hara navy cardigans and navy vests with Corpus Christi School embroidered in gold or white are acceptable.
BELTS:MANDATORY with slacks: Dress black, brown, or navy in solid leather or braided. Simple buckle. No cloth.
SOCKS: Solid navy or white covering the ankle bone. No logos. Nov 1-March 31solid white or navy blue knee hi socks or tights must be worn with skirts and skorts.
SHOES:Safe and comfortable shoes should be worn at all times. No slip on shoes, no sandals, no shoes without full backs, no boots, no open toe shoes. All Flynn & O’Hara “Oxford” shoes on the CCCS order form and sneakers purchased at any store meet the policy.

***** Please Note: At the teachers discretion students will be prohibited from participating in certain school activities (physical education, recess, etc.) if the student’s shoes are deemed to be unsafe.

GYM UNIFORM GIRLS and BOYS GRADES K-8

Must be worn on scheduled gym day (only).
UNIFORM: Flynn & O’Hara – Gold T-shirt, hunter green shorts, hunter green sweatshirt and hunter green sweatpants. Entire gym uniform will have Corpus Christi Catholic School logo.
SOCKS: White athletic socks covering the anklebone.
**SNEAKERS: Lace-up type. No other regulations
SWEATPANTS: Must be worn to school over the gym shorts, except when in gym. Each classroom teacher may use their discretion about allowing students to remove their sweatpants during warm weather.
SWEATSHIRTS: Optional prior to Nov. 1 and after March 31.
May be worn over regular uniform at any time. The approved Spirit Wear sweatshirt may also be worn anytime during the school year.

**** Gym shorts should be no shorter that 3 inches above the knee.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED MASS UNIFORM for those not scheduled for gym.
GIRLS K-5: Tunics
GIRLS 6-8: Skirts
BOYS K-5: Slacks
BOYS 6-8:Slacks
ALL: White oxford shirts. No sneakers.

If you have any financial difficulties adhering to this policy please contact the Principal or Pastor.

Items may also be available through uniform exchange. Please contact any uniform committee member.

Any student in violation of the above uniform policy will be given a verbal warning for the first offense. For a second offense, the student will be sent to the office for further action. The parent/guardian will be informed in writing as to the nature of the violation and the action needed to correct the situation.

** Faculty/staff members reserve the right to deny any student any activity if they feel shoes pose a safety issue.

On days students are permitted to wear clothes other than their school uniform, the dress must be modest and in  keeping with Diocesan policy. CCCS does not permit spandex shorts to be worn as shorts. They can only be worn underneath another pair of shorts that are no shorter than three inches above the knee. Leggings are permitted only if the top worn falls within three inched of the knee. Strapless or spaghetti strap tops are also not permitted. Cut off sleeveless tops and shorts are also not permitted. If you have any questions regarding what is/is not appropriate, please contact the school office.