Apollo students wear uniforms as part of the professionalism component of their career technical program. Wearing a uniform is meant to simulate real world work experiences as well as serve as a safety precaution. Uniforms are ordered from a digital portal through the Apollo website. Students who are accepted prior to the first day of school are expected to be in uniform by September 14th. Students accepted within the first two weeks of school beginning must be in uniform by October 1st. Failure of a student to report to school in proper uniform will result in disciplinary action or the student will be sent home. Apollo Career Center requires all students to be in uniform in lab and academics every day.
Apollo specifies what clothing must be purchased through its digital portal. Like items purchased outside of the uniform portal, are not considered official uniform. The Apollo Career Center logo is the property of Apollo and cannot be duplicated without authorization.
Students may be required to purchase additional clothing items on their own based upon program requirements. Information on these items will be listed on the digital portal but not available for purchase.
On special occasions as determined by Administration, students may wear regular clothing.
Spirit Wear Days:
On the first Tuesday of each month, Apollo students are permitted to wear Apollo attire. Students may wear jeans or their program specified pant option.
General Dress Code Rules:
DRESS, EMPLOYABILITY, SAFETY, AND GROOMING CODE Uniforms: Apollo students wear uniforms as part of the professionalism component of their career technical program. Wearing a uniform is meant to simulate real world work experiences as well as serve as a safety precaution. Uniforms are ordered from a digital online portal, through the Apollo website. https://apollocareercenterhs.com/uniform-store/
The standard Apollo uniform is black or blue jeans, or khaki pants.
Students who were accepted prior to the first day of school are expected to be in uniform by September 14 (order deadline is August 21). ● Students who were accepted within the first two weeks of the first day of school must be in uniform by October 1 (order deadline is September 11). ***Students who are not in uniform by these deadlines may be sent home, have daily grade reductions, and/or may be placed in ISR.
Spirit Wear Days: On the first and third Tuesday of each month (posted on the Schoology calendar), Apollo students are permitted to wear Apollo spirit wear tops with their standard Apollo uniform on “Spirit Wear Day”. Spirit Wear is available for purchase through the Treasurer’s office, by way of the High School office.
General Dress Code Rules: Students are expected to dress in a neat manner and observe prevailing rules of modesty and decency.
Student dress/hair that is offensive to others and/or distracting will be regulated by the school. Guidelines for school general dress are as follows:
1. Clothing should be appropriate for business wear, both in material and style, excluding extremes of every kind.
2. Clothes should be neat, clean, and in good condition.
3. Hair should be neat, clean, and styled so it does not obstruct vision at any time and must be confined close to the head while working around hazardous areas.
4. Proper footwear should be worn at all times (closed toe shoes).
5. All clothing must be fingertip length or longer.
6. No leggings or jeggings.
With the above statements in mind, the following are examples of UNACCEPTABLE items for school:
● Holes, rips, tears, frays, or patches.
● Hats, bandanas, head scarves, sweatbands, curlers, or the hood up on a sweatshirt or jacket.
● Tank tops, fishnet shirts, bare midriffs, or halter tops.
● Shorts, skirts, or dresses above fingertip length.
● Bare feet, flip flops, slippers, or slides.
● Writing on patches and clothing which promote drugs/alcohol, contain 37 suggestive dual meanings, or contain vulgar slogans/language.
● Coats and outside jackets, both long and short, are to be kept in a locker.
● Pants and jeans are not to be worn below the hips, must have a belt or cord if sagging.
● Any gang related symbols, writing, or colors.
● Wallet chains and fobs hanging loose.
● Body piercings that limit speech or safety.
● Facial coverings worn for health or safety must be approved by the school nurse for its use and school appropriate.
● Other items deemed inappropriate by the administration of the school.