Dress Code and Uniform Policy

The CLS uniform policy allows students to focus on learning and experience the pride of representing their school in the larger community.

Personal Appearance

  • Personal jewelry should be limited to a watch, post earrings and/or religious necklace.
  • Play jewelry is not permitted.
  • Boys’ hair must be combed and neat; boys hair should be above the collar.
  • Makeup is not permitted.

Daily Uniform

GIRLS (Grade K – 8)

  • Polo Shirt. FRENCH TOAST: Short or long sleeve pique polo shirt with CLS embroidered logo Light Blue or Navy Blue OR
    REFERENCE PE UNIFORM (page 2): Short or long sleeve jersey polo shirt or Jerzee spot shield polo with CLS embroidered logo Light Blue or Navy Blue
  • Pants. FRENCH TOAST: Khaki or Navy Blue (twill type) to be worn with polo shirt or Peter Pan collared blouse.
    * If because of sizing or texture, pants are not purchased through French Toast, please visit the office for material samples to match colors. No cargo, jean type, or low-rise pants are acceptable. Sizing and texture are the only reasons pants would not be purchased through French Toast.
  • Shorts. FRENCH TOAST: Khaki or Navy Blue (twill type) to be worn with polo shirt or Peter Pan collared blouse. Length must be no shorter than two inches above the knee.
    * If because of sizing or texture, shorts are not purchased through French Toast, please visit the office for material samples to match colors. No cargo, jean type, or low-rise shorts are acceptable. Sizing and texture are the only reasons shorts would not be purchased through French Toast.
  • Blouse. FRENCH TOAST: Light blue Peter Pan collared long or short sleeve blouse to be worn with jumper, scooter, pants, shorts or skirt.
  • Kick Pleat Scooter or Front Pleated Skirt with Tabs. FRENCH TOAST: Khaki or Navy Blue (for all grades). Length must be no shorter than two inches above the knee.
  • Twin Buckle Tab Jumper or Pleated Hem Jumper. FRENCH TOAST: Khaki or Navy Blue (for all grades) with CLS embroidered logo to be worn with light blue Peter Pan collared long or short sleeve blouse. Shorts must be worn under the jumper.
  • Polo Dress. FRENCH TOAST: Navy blue (for all grades) with CLS embroidered logo. Length must be no shorter than two inches above the knee. Shorts must be worn under dress and may not be visible.

BOYS (Grade K – 8)

  • Polo Shirt. FRENCH TOAST: Short or long sleeve pique polo shirt with CLS embroidered logo Light Blue or Navy Blue OR
    REFERENCE PE UNIFORM (page 2): Short or long sleeve jersey polo shirt or Jerzee spot shield polo with CLS embroidered logo Light Blue or Navy Blue
  • Oxford Shirt. FRENCH TOAST: Short or long sleeve oxford style shirt with CLS embroidered logo Light Blue K – 8
  • Pants. FRENCH TOAST: Khaki or Navy Blue (twill type) to be worn with polo shirt * If because of sizing or texture, pants are not purchased through French Toast, please visit the office for material samples to match colors. No cargo, jean type, or low-rise pants are acceptable. Sizing and texture are the only reasons pants would not be purchased through French Toast.
  • Shorts. FRENCH TOAST: Khaki or Navy Blue (twill type) to be worn with polo shirt. Length must be no shorter than two inches above the knee. * If because of sizing or texture, shorts are not purchased through French Toast, please visit the office for material samples to match colors. No cargo, jean type, or low-rise shorts are acceptable. Sizing and texture are the only reasons shorts would not be purchased through French Toast.

Acceptable Uniform Variations (Grade K – 8)

  • Sweatshirt. Solid navy blue crew neck sweatshirt with CLS embroidered logo may be worn with any uniform variation.
  • Sweater. Navy blue button-front cardigan sweater with or without the logo.
  • V-Neck Sweater Vest. Navy blue with or without the logo.
  • Tie. FRENCH TOAST: Boys – to be worn with oxford style shirt only. Girls – to be worn with Peter Pan style blouse only.

Accessories (Grade K – 8)

  • Shoes. Brown, tan, black or navy blue non-athletic shoes (no gray); heels must be 1” or less. No boots, clogs, sling back, moccasin, open-toed, slipper-type or platform style shoes
  • Socks. Solid white, solid navy blue, solid brown, or solid black socks. NO colored or miss-matched socks.
  • Leggings /tights. Solid navy blue or solid white to be worn under skirt, polo dress, jumpers or skirts.
  • Belt. Solid brown or solid black – must be worn with pants or shorts for second through eighth grade (not required for kindergarten or first grade).

Physical Education Uniform (Grade K – 8)

  • Shorts. Solid navy blue sport mesh shorts (no pocket).
  • Sweatpants. Solid navy blue with optional elastic bottom or open bottom.
  • Sweatshirt. Embroidered crewneck sweatshirt. Navy blue crew neck sweatshirt with CLS embroidered logo may be worn with any uniform variation.
  • T-Shirt. Tie Dye with CLS embroidered logo
  • Tennis shoes. Any color tennis shoes (with designs kept to a minimum). No light up, high-top, platform, or shoes with rollers.
  • Socks. Solid white or solid dark socks

Ordering Uniforms

As you are buying uniforms to start the year, there are several items to note.

  • This year, long sleeve pullover style navy blue sweaters are acceptable, in addition to the cardigans and vests. Sweaters can have a round neck or v-neck. Sweaters must be embroidered with the CLS uniform logo and can be worn over polo shirts or button down shirts.
  • In an effort to give families more uniform choices, we are in the process of reactivating our school uniform account with Lands End. Stay tuned for more information.
  • The FPP will hold a used uniform sale at 11:00 am after the Friday, September 2 Meet and Greet event. All used uniform items are $2 a piece.
  • Nancy Weller will be embroidering items again this year for $4.00 an item.  If you have uniform pieces to embroider, please drop them off at the office.  Please make sure the bag of items includes your child’s name and payment by cash or check made out to Nancy Weller.

Daily Uniforms

French Toast is our official provider of daily school uniforms, providing quality merchandise and a cash-back program for the school. You may order online or by phone, using the school code of QS5ETRH.

  • Order online from French Toast
  • Order by Phone: 1-800-373-6248

PE Uniforms

Sweatshirts and PE t-shirts (long and short-sleeved) are ordered periodically throughout the year through the school office.  Please contact the school for additional information regarding ordering PE Uniforms.

View Size Chart for uniforms and Spirit Wear.

Dress Down Days

On special occasions, announced by the administration, students are permitted to “dress down”, which means that students do not have to wear the required CLS school uniform.

Dress Down Days – Dress Code 2016-17


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