Student-Parent Handbook Handbook 2017-07-26 - Page 16

d. e. 13. unless he has parental/guardian permission to do so. If their schedule allows, students cannot be excused early without a release form on file with the Dean of Student Formation. Students will not be allowed to sign out of school prior to a Mass or school-wide assembly. Students must be signed out in the Main Office by their parent/guardian. The school will not release a student to anyone other than the individual(s) named in the student’s record. Driving students must sign out in the Main Office. Students Becoming Ill at School a. If a student becomes ill during the school day, his parent/guardian will be contacted by the school. b. If it is deemed the student is too ill to return to class, the parent/guardian will be contacted promptly. Formation. At the discretion of the Dean, a student who is in viola- tion of these requirements may not attend class and may be sent home or a parent/guardian may be called to bring proper attire. No refund will be given to any student who is asked to leave a Brother Rice function due to violation of dress code and/or grooming. Dress Code 1. Students must be in possession of a current student ID card at all times and must surrender it to a faculty or staff member if asked to. Broken or lost ID cards must be replaced at the student’s cost. 2. Conservative dress pants are to be worn at the natural waistline. Torn or frayed pants are not permitted. The pant leg of the pants may not have an elastic cuff and must be hemmed so that the heel of the shoe is visible. Pants may not be rolled or folded. Rolling of the pant leg does not constitute a hem. No chains, key holders, or other decorations may be worn. Lateness Lateness affects not only the student who is late, but also has a negative effect on learning environment the teachers are creating and everyone within that environment. 3. A dress belt or Warrior belt from the Bookstore is to be worn inside the belt loops of the pants. No large or extreme belt buckles are allowed. Students are expected to be in the classroom and seated when the bell rings otherwise are considered late. Students who arrive to school after the bell must report to the Attendance Officer for an Admit Slip. 4. Black or brown leather or suede dress shoes that cover the heel of the foot must be worn with visible socks. If the shoes are meant to be tied, they must be tied properly. Flip-flops, sandals, moccasins, athletic shoes, canvas and fabric shoes, shoes with patterns and/or large logos, and shoes with large, wrap-around white rubber soles are not permitted. Shoes must be kept in good condition at all times. Medication will only be dispensed by Brother Rice through the Attendance Officer with written permission by the parents/guardians and a signed doctor’s note. See the Student Health section for information. 14. Lates are calculated in total on a semester basis. Students with excessive lates may be subject to the following consequences:  5 Lates: one (1) detention  10 Lates: Saturday detention and mandatory parent/guardian meeting  15 Lates: one (1) in-school suspension  20 Lates: suspension from school and extra- curriculars until the Disciplinary Committee has considered the student’s future at Brother Rice If a student missing more than 20 minutes of any class period for any reason, it will be recorded as an absence by the Dean’s Office. Reasoning and documentation will determine the type of absence. 15. Perfect Attendance A student is considered to have perfect attendance if:  The only missed school days are due to school approved events 16. Visitors on Campus Students are not allowed to have visitors on campus without prior approval from the Dean of Student Formation. Black or brown full leather (no cloth or fabric on them) “Sperrys” (and similar) may be worn and must meet all of the above specifications. The upper heel of the shoe may not be flattened down or bent under the heel of the foot creating a slip-on or moccasin effect. 5. A properly fitting white or solid-colored dress shirt with a regular fold-down collar must be worn fully tucked in and buttoned from top to bottom. If a shirt is worn under the uniform shirt, it must be a solid white, short sleeved crew or V-neck and have no design or writing of any kind. 6. A conservative, properly knotted necktie or bowtie is to be worn securely fastened under the collar of the dress shirt. Authorized visitors must check in with the Main Office upon arrival at Brother Rice. Alumni interested in visiting the school should contact Mr. Dan McGrath at 248.833.2016 or A Brother Rice tie, which may be purchased in the Bookstore, must be worn on certain days. 7. B. DRESS CODE AND GROOMING REQUIREMENTS The dress code and grooming of students shall reflect modesty and good taste and shall not be disruptive of the classroom atmosphere or educational program of the school. Final judgment on any questions of appearance and the interpretation of the dress code and grooming requirements will be made by the Dean of Student Earrings, necklaces, sunglasses or any unnecessary and/or distracting accessories may not be worn in school or at school related activities. No visible tattoos are permitted. 8. Solid color sweaters and solid color quarter zips may be worn over a solid-colored dress shirt. The student’s dress shirt must be fully tucked in and tie be visible. The 13