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Dress Code

The following guidelines help promote a quality learning environment.  Attire that distracts from the educational goals of the school is not permitted.  Therefore, a student’s dress must be appropriate for the classroom and for any activity in which he or she participates.  Styles of dress that present a health or safety hazard to the student or other students or are distracting and offensive to other students and faculty or are disruptive to the educational process are not allowed.


  • Clothing that in any manner, displays profanity, alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs including those with inappropriate double entendre will not be permitted.
  • Attire that features offensive and/or vulgar words, pictures, gestures, or drawings that name, advertise, or promote sexually related products or activities is not permitted.
  • Attire that includes words, phrases, or pictures that are derogatory to one’s ethnic background, national origin, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, or disability is not permitted.
  • Attire that is backless or strapless is not permitted.
  • Attire that exposes an inappropriate amount of cleavage, midriff or thigh is not permitted.*
  • Footwear must be worn on campus at all times.
  • Attire, articles of clothing, or adornments determined by Administration and/or the Police departments that identify affiliation to any organization, group, associated with, or reputed to be involved in criminal activity is not permitted.
  • Undergarments (with the exception of bra straps) must not be exposed.
*(What constitutes a reasonable or inappropriate amount is left to the discretion of the MVHS Administration.  Violations of the dress code will be dealt with inaccordance with the MVHS Discipline Plan.)


  • First Offense: Sent to A.P., change clothing, confiscate item.
  • Second Offense:  Sent to A.P. for parent contact, change clothing, confiscate item.
Consequences accumulate over the year.