During normal operation, the school day begins at 8:00 AM and ends at 2:50 PM.
The tardy bell will ring at 8:00 AM and students are expected to be in their classrooms. If a student arrives after 7:55 AM, the parent must enter the building and sign them in.
Main Telephone Line: (423)365-6451 or
SCHOOL BOARD APPROVED DRESS CODE FOR STUDENTS
BOTTOM WEAR: Bottom wear may be any color or style pants of appropriate size and length worn (waist & below) securely around the waist with NO SAGGING, BAGGING, OR HOLES. Pants, skirts Spandex shorts, boxer shorts, and biker shorts are not permitted. Short skirts, short shorts or short skorts will not be permitted. Undergarments cannot be worn as outer garments.
TOP WEAR: Shirts of any color may be worn as long as there is no messages promoting alcohol, tobacco, drugs, satanic beliefs or displaying obscene, crude, vulgar or sexual logos. Additionally, any logo or message which is offensive to an ethnic or a religious group will not be permitted. Halter tops, mesh and sheer tops are not permitted. Shirts and pants or skirts must meet. No bare midriffs. All shirts must be size appropriate.
SWEATERS: Any size appropriate long sleeve crewneck sweater, v-neck sweater/vest may be worn.
SWEATSHIRTS: Sweatshirts may be worn as long as the writing meets the guidelines for shirts.
ALL APPAREL: Messages on all apparel must adhere to the guidelines for shirts.
JEWELRY/ACCESSORIES: Students are not to wear jewelry, ornaments or accessories which distract from the educational process, such as excessively noisy jewelry and/or belts. No body-piercing jewelry is allowed except in the ears. No heavy metal chains! Students may not wear metal-spiked apparel or similar accessories.
SHOES: Shoes must be worn at all times. No heelys (shoes with wheels) or cleats may be worn at school.
HAIR: All students are required to wear their hair in such a manner that is not considered unkept, unclean, or impairing vision. Students are not to have: sprayed or dyed in unnatural colors, (such as blue, pink, green, orange, purple, etc.)
HEADWEAR: No hats, bandannas, hoods, sweatbands or sunglasses will be worn in the building.
SPECIAL DRESS DAYS: Any school may develop special dress days for special occasions at the direction of the principal.
SPECIAL SITUATIONS: If a student cannot comply with the standardized dress code based on religious beliefs, his or her parent or guardian may write a letter explaining the situation to the school principal. Each case will be dealt with on an individual basis.
NOTE: The final decision as to what is appropriate or acceptable for dress at school will be made by the administration. In the event of a dress code violation, a parent will be contacted to make sure arrangements for the violation to be corrected. If a parent cannot be reached, the student will be given something appropriate to wear from our nurse’s clothes closet, or the child will stay in our in-school suspension area until someone can bring a change of clothes.