Holy Redeemer High School Dress Code
The school uniform must be purchased through FLYNN & O’HARA Uniform Company
(Sunshine Market Complex, 1492 Route 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 and/or 10905 Dutton Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154).
Nothing may be worn over the boy’s shirt or the girl’s blouse except the school uniform sweater or sport coat. No other sweater may be worn. Students may bring any style backpack to/from school. However, only clear backpacks will be allowed to be carried during daily transitions.
Boys: The official school uniform consists of a navy blue blazer or cardinal uniform sweater (either vest style or long sleeve) with logo, white long sleeve, button-down collar dress shirt, tucked into slacks, and conservative necktie, together with Flynn and O’Hara uniform khaki slacks or very similar pants. All slacks must be properly sized and worn at the waist with a traditional leather dress belt, socks and fully closed dress shoes in good taste. Shoes should be made of leather, imitation leather, patent leather, or suede. Acceptable shoes include oxford style, loafers, top-siders, and leather boat shoes. Canvas shoes are not permitted nor are shoes that could be mistaken for sneakers. Boots, slippers, athletic looking shoes, sandals, crocs, open toe or clog-type shoes are not permitted. Moccasins and slipper-style shoes are also unacceptable.
Boys’ Grooming: Hair must be neatly groomed. Hair may not be below the ears, touch the eyebrows or the shirt collars. Hair styles with significant contrast of long/shorter hair, or those that involve dye, design or architecture are not allowed. Sideburns may not extend below the bottom of the ear. Boys must be clean shaven at all times. Leather and/or rope jewelry is not permitted. Earrings, tattoos or facial/body piercing are not allowed in school or when representing the school at an activity. NOTE: Piercings MAY NOT be covered with bandages or filled with plastic holders of any type to hide the piercings as they heal. No pocket chains, hats or bandannas may be worn.
Girls: The official school uniform consists of the cardinal uniform sweater (either vest style or long sleeve) with logo, Holy Redeemer High School plaid skirt worn no more than two inches above the knee, and long sleeve white blouse with button-down collar. The blouse may not be showing below the sweater/vest. Girls may elect to wear Flynn and O’Hara uniform khaki pants or very similar pants. Girls who are consistently out of dress code may be required to wear pants. Solid-colored knee socks must be knee length. Girls may choose to wear opaque, solid colored tights instead of socks. Shoes should be made of leather, imitation leather, patent leather, or suede. Canvas shoes are not permitted nor are shoes that could be mistaken for sneakers. Boots, slippers, athletic looking shoes, sandals, crocs, open toe or clog-type shoes or high heels are not permitted. Moccasins” and slipper-style shoes are also unacceptable.
Girls’ Grooming: Hair must be neatly groomed. Unnatural hair coloring or style and/or two-tone of any type/color and multicolor effects are not permitted. Muted, subtle, natural highlights through the entire hair are permitted. Girls may not wear excessive make up or jewelry. A maximum of two stud-like earrings per ear may be worn. One thin (1/8 inch or less wide) metal necklace and or bracelet may be worn. Leather and/or rope jewelry is not permitted. Tattoos or facial/body piercings are not allowed in school or when representing the school at an activity. NOTE: Piercings may not be covered with bandages or filled with plastic holders of any type to hide the piercings as they heal.
Spring/Fall Uniform (Beginning of the school year to early October as announced and beginning when announced in April/May to the end of the school year): The Summer/Fall Uniform will consist of the cardinal polo shirt with embroidered logo purchased from Flynn O’Hara. Sleeves may not be rolled and only plain, white, short-sleeve t-shirts are to be worn under the polo shirt. T-shirt sleeves may not extend below the polo shirt sleeve. Only the top button of the polo shirt may be left undone. The Flynn & O’Hara cardinal quarter-zip may be layered over the polo shirt.
**MODEST CLOTHING, APPROPRIATE FOR A CATHOLIC SCHOOL STUDENT, IS REQUIRED AT ALL SCHOOL FUNCTIONS AND ACTIVITIES.**
NOTE: The Administration reserves the right to determine what is appropriate for the Holy Redeemer High School dress code.