Dear Parents and Guardians
UNIFORM BLITZS will take place during the up-coming week, starting on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. Please ensure that your child is in full uniform at all times on campus. Please contact and visit: BOMBARDIERI UNIFORMS, 448 Barton Street East, Hamilton, Phone: (905) 525-6684, Hours: Monday - Friday 10 a.m - 5 p.m., and Saturday - 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., if your child needs uniform items, and please refer to our website, cn.hwcdsb.ca for more information.
Some immediate concerns:
-no flip-flops or open toed/heel shoes of any kind
-phys. ed. shorts are for phys. ed. class only
-pants are not to be rolled up
-only school uniform items are to be worn
Students NOT in uniform will be addressed at the Attendance Office by their Vice-Principal. At this point, progressive discipline will be administered, with first a warning and call home to the parent/guardian, at this time the student, if possible, has the opportunity to correct the uniform infraction. If the uniform infraction is not immediately correctable, then they student may be held at the Attendance Office for the remainder of the day, the student may be sent home with permission, or the student may be given a period of time to correct the uniform offence. Students who are NOT in uniform on more than one occasion will be awarded progressive discipline that may eventually lead to a suspension.
The Cardinal Newman dress code policy continues to ensure that every student wears a school uniform on campus and is in compliance with the policy before, during and after the instructional day. The common dress code has a positive effect on school identity, unity and pride. The uniform serves to promote our image in the community. It enhances security in the school. It reduces peer pressure and cost in terms of school attire. If one is proud to attend Cardinal Newman, one should be proud to wear its uniform.
As aforementioned, students must be in full school uniform at all times on campus, please refer to pages 25 and 26 of the Student Agenda Book. In particular please be reminded that a uniform shirt must be worn under the red Adidas jacket, crew neck pullover, and/or sweatshirt; the black Adidas jacket is NOT a uniform item, as well the red hooded sweaters are Spirit wear items and NOT regular UNIFORM items; pants are NOT to be tucked into boots or socks; and at no time are coats, hoodies of any make, hats/caps/toques, or any non-uniform item may be worn. Cardinal Newman navy crested pants and/or Kilt must be worn, with appropriate foot wear.
Thank you in advance for cooperation and have a good day.