Signature Programs

Uniform & Dress Code

UNIFORM & DRESS CODE

Please note that, in an effort to provide more purchasing flexibility for Westmark families, we have made some changes to our uniform policy for the 2018-2019 school year. Please make sure to review the updated policy.

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General

GENERAL

  • All clothing must fit modestly and be neither too tight nor too baggy.
  • Underclothing must not be visible. o Jewelry, body art, piercings, or hairstyles deemed to be a distraction to the learning environment are not acceptable.
  • Leggings, jeggings, and denim are not permitted.
  • Consequences for uniform infractions are detailed below and are outlined in the student handbook.
  • No logos on clothing items are permitted (except the Westmark logo/Westmark Wear items).

Bottoms

BOTTOMS

  • Pants: Navy or khaki twill (boys and girls). NO DENIM.
  • Shorts: Knee-length navy or khaki twill (boys and girls)
  • Skirts: Solid navy, solid khaki, or burgundy “Westmark” plaid
    • The only burgundy plaid skirt allowed is the one from Lands’ End.
    • All skirts MUST be an appropriate length for a school environment; skirts should be no shorter than fingertip length, when standing.
  • Girls may only wear black leggings UNDER their fingertip length skirt.
  • Students may not wear leggings, sweatpants, denim or athletic wear as their uniform bottom.
  • Belts (optional) should be brown or black with no studs or designs.

Tops

TOPS

  • Polo shirts in navy, white, burgundy.
  • White button down collared shirts.

    THE WESTMARK LOGO IS NOT REQUIRED ON THE UNIFORM POLO. However, if you wish to add the logo, Lands' End will provide that service for an additional fee.

Outerwear

OUTERWEAR

  • Westmark Wear sweatshirts are permitted; any other sweaters and sweatshirts must be solid colored. Navy, white or heather grey only, with no logos of any kind.
    • Students must wear a polo shirt underneath all outerwear.
  • In colder weather, students may wear winter/heavy coats of any solid color while outside, but must remove them when inside school buildings and during class.
  • Scarves of any color are permitted, but must be removed when inside school buildings and during class.
  • Hats in solid navy or white may be worn, but must be removed when inside school buildings and during class.

Free Dress Friday

FREE DRESS FRIDAY

  • 1st Friday of every month.
  • In general, clothing should be appropriate for the school environment.
  • Skirts and shorts must be worn to uniform length, per the above.
  • Shirts and tops must be school appropriate; no strapless, spaghetti straps, or bare middrift shirts.
  • Undergarments may not show.
  • Clothing should not be ripped, overly baggy, or tight.
  • No logos or accessories that promote illegal or gang related activities are permitted.
  • No open-toed shoes are permitted.
  • Westmark Spirit Wear is permitted.

Consequences for Uniform Infractions

CONSEQUENCES FOR UNIFORM INFRACTIONS

Upon 1st Infraction of Uniform Dress Code
  • The student will be required to change into acceptable Westmark uniform items as available in the school office.
  • There will be a conference between student and advisor / teacher
  • Advisor / teacher emails parents to notify them of the specific infraction
Upon 2nd Infraction of Uniform Dress Code
  • The student will be required to change into acceptable Westmark uniform items as available in the school office.
  • Student will be required (with teacher support and / or template) to email parent.
  • Division Director will follow-up directly with parent.
Upon 3rd Infraction of Uniform Dress Code
  • The student will be required to change into acceptable Westmark uniform items as available in the school office.
  • Student will meet with Division Director.
  • Parents will be contacted and will have a phone or in-person conference with Division Director.
  • Other consequences at the discretion of the Division Director.

Ruth Devine
WPA Co-President
Johanna Devine, Grade 11
wpa@westmrkschool.org


Hilary Zalon
WPA Co-President

Sasha Zalon, Grade 7
Esmé Zalon, Grade 4
wpa@westmrkschool.org


Bria Verdugo-Uy
WPA Liaison
(818) 986-5045 ext. 302
bverdugo-uy@westmarkschool.org