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Dress Code

Arroyo Seco Dress Code

William S. Hart UHSD Dress Code
Students are expected to dress appropriately and be well groomed as contributing members of a productive learning environment. Students are expected to give proper attention to personal cleanliness and to wear clothes that are suitable for the school activities in which they participate. The dress code is gender neutral and the schools will strive to enforce it consistently among all students.
Minimum Safe Attire
Student attire and grooming must permit the student to participate in learning without posing a risk to the health or safety of any student or school district personnel.
  1. Students must wear clothing that completely covers the chest, torso, undergarments, private areas, and bottom.
  2. Shirts, tops, and dresses must have straps.
  3. Clothes must be suitable for any scheduled course that may have unique hazards or require specialized safety gear.
  4. Safe footwear must be worn.
  5. Students will not wear clothing or accessories that depict or advocate for violence, criminal activity, alcohol or drug use, pornography, hate speech, or gang-related activity (including professional sports wear and colors identified by the Santa Clarita Sheriff as gang affiliated).
  6. Clothing and accessories will not violate the Wm. S. Hart UHSD anti-discrimination policy.
  7. Students may not wear clothing or accessories that obscure the face with the exception of approved religious items.

Halloween Dress Guidelines


Halloween Dress Up Day is a privilege afforded to students at Arroyo Seco.  In addition to our Arroyo Seco Jr. High Dress Code, student costumes must adhere to the following:


  • Costumes should not discriminate or demean any group regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation or special needs.


  • Costumes should be positive and avoid anything that reflects violence or violent acts.  Costume selection should be tasteful and in keeping with a positive school climate.


  • Costumes should not provide a distraction to the school program.  i.e., no revealing costumes such as bathing suits and sleepwear.


  • Weapons and facsimile weapons of any type are not allowed.


  • Costumes must not impair a student’s vision or movement.


  • Face masks or hoods that cover your face are not permitted.  


  • Costumes that would completely hide a student’s identity, i.e., a gorilla suit, are not permitted.


  • Limited face make-up is permitted.  Students may not bring costume make-up to school.


  • Costumes depicting drugs, alcohol, or tobacco are not allowed.


  • See an assistant principal prior to Halloween with specific questions or concerns.