Dress and Grooming (All Grade Levels): The district’s dress code is established to teach grooming and hygiene, prevent disruption, and minimize safety hazards. Students and parents may determine a student’s personal dress and grooming standards, provided that they comply with the following: General Guidelines Students shall be dressed and groomed in a manner that is clean and neat and that will not be a health or safety hazard to themselves or others.
The District prohibits any clothing or grooming that in the principal’s judgement may reasonably be expected to cause disruption of or interference with normal school operations. The District prohibits pictures, emblems, or writings on clothing and/or accessories that:
• Are lewd, offensive, vulgar, or obscene
• Advertise or depict tobacco products, alcoholic beverages, drugs, or any other substance prohibited under FNCF(LEGAL).
• Are evidence of membership or affiliation in any gang. [See FNCC(LEGAL)] Shirts & Tops
• Halter, tube, and tops with large armholes are not allowed. Additionally, all shirts/blouses/tops must cover cleavage, the entire back, and midriff. The middle section (midriff) of the body must be covered at all times including during reasonable movement. Sleeveless shirts/tops must cover undergarments. Transparent and/or seethrough material is considered unacceptable unless worn over another article of clothing that meets dress code.
• Layering of shirts or tops is acceptable provided the combination of clothing meets the above standards throughout the school day.
• Appropriately-sized coats and jackets may be worn to school, but campus administration may require the item to be stored in the students’ lockers. Pants, Dresses, Skirts, Skorts, & Shorts Jeans and pants with holes or frayed material, which reveals any area of skin or undergarments above fingertip length, are considered inappropriate.
• Pants, shorts, skorts, and skirts that do not fit at the waistline are inappropriate. Undergarments may not be visible.
• Spandex, tights, leggings / jeggings, and yoga style clothing will be allowed only if they are worn under extra-long shirts, pants, shorts, skorts, dresses, and skirts that are fingertip length front and back all the way around.
• Dresses, skirts, skorts, and shorts length must extend past the fingertips all the way around while sitting and standing, including the slit if present.
• Pajamas, bathrobes, and or sleepwear are not allowed.
• Sliding/Biking/Compression shorts may not be worn unless covered by dress code approved shorts. Accessories The following may not be worn during the school day:
• Any type of head covering to include: caps, hats, berets, head scarfs (unless for medical or religious reasons), hoods (hoodie), Du rags, kerchiefs, or visors.
• Sunglasses (unless medical documentation or administrator approval is provided).
• Blankets or throws. • Bandanas (as a head covering or headband).
• Ear muffs.
• Visible piercings with the exception of the ears and one single piercing on the face.
• Chains or wallets with chains.
• Spiked jewelry.
• Any shoes that aren’t considered safe (cleats, shoes with wheels, house shoes or slippers).
• Mouth accessories that are not medically necessary.
• Halloween/costume style eye contacts.
• Costumes (unless approved by a school organized activity).
• Hair that causes a health or safety hazard and or a disruption of the school environment.
Campus Administration has final judgment on whether or not a student is in compliance with the dress code. If the principal determines that a student’s grooming or clothing violates the school’s dress code, the student will be given an opportunity to correct the problem at school. If not corrected, the student may be assigned to in-school suspension for the remainder of the day, until the problem is corrected, or until a parent or designee brings an acceptable change of clothing to the school. Repeated offenses may result in more serious disciplinary action in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct.
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2021 NAFEPA (The National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators) Student Scholarship- The purpose of the scholarship program is to financially support post-secondary education for qualifying high school seniors attending their first year of college. There are four scholarships, each worth $2,500, and they are non-renewable. Two scholarships are for students pursuing degrees in Education . The other two scholarships may be awarded to applicants pursuing degrees in Education or any other field. High school students who are on track to graduate by the conclusion of the 2020-21 academic year are eligible to apply for the NAFEPA scholarship. Candidates will be nominated by the NAFEPA state affiliate organization (ACET). Each state may select one candidate to nominate for the national scholarship program. Please find the NAFEPA Student Scholarship document in the attachment.
2021 ACET Student Scholarship-The Association for Compensatory Educators of Texas (ACET) is an association of school administrators and teachers who work in programs across the state designed to support students who historically have a more difficult time in school due to language, economic, and other barriers. Our Association offers twenty $1,000 scholarships across the state to students who have, at some time in their school career, been enrolled in a compensatory education program. Compensatory Education includes programs such as Title I, Bilingual/ESL. State Compensatory Education (SCE), Migrant, and Homeless. The top scoring applicant in the state will also receive the Wade and Sandy Burroughs Scholarship in the amount of $500.
2021 ACET Adult Scholarship- Our Association offers four $1,000 scholarships to paraprofessionals who are currently working in a compensatory education program and do not currently hold a bachelor’s degree. Applicants must be pursuing a degree and teacher certification. Compensatory Education includes programs such as Title I, Bilingual/ESL, State Compensatory Education (SCE), Migrant and Homeless.
- The best source for scholarship information is directly from the colleges.
- Baylor University announces their Carr P. Collins Scholarship Program
- Champion Firm Video/Essay Scholarship
- National Driving and Traffic School's Youth Forward Scholarship Program
- Recovery Village Health Card Scholarship
The best source for scholarship information is directly from the colleges and from the MISD Scholarship Wiki. All scholarship information received by Frontier High are sent through advisory announcements and placed below. The Internet also has free scholarship searches. Below are just a few:
Baylor University announces their Carr P. Collins Scholarship Program. Students who have demonstrated leadership through service, rank in the top 25% of their class and who have received a 1310+ on SAT or 28+ on ACT can access the scholarship at baylor.edu/admissions/CarrPCollins.
The Champion Firm is offering a video/essay scholarship about how students plan to be "champions" in their chosen fields in order to help their communities.
In order to apply, students must submit a video and short essay.
You can view the scholarship here: www.thechampionfirm.com/reports/georgia-future-champions-scholarship
The National Driving and Traffic School is offering the Youth Forward Scholarship Program. The program aims to reward deserving youth $3,000 in annual scholarships. More information on the program can be found at http://www.dmvedu.org/scholarship/
We are offering a $1,000 award to students pursuing a health-related degree program who have been personally affected by addiction. We’d love if you could assist us in spreading the word!
Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship: https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/