Dress Code & Phone Policy
Students must conform to the Canyons School District Dress Code. This list includes examples of clothing inappropriate for school or school activities. Dress code violations are not limited to the examples below. The following is not allowed:
- Low cut or see-through shirts and blouses.
- Bare midriffs exposing skin in the front or back.
- Clothing exposing one or both shoulders, cleavage, or any part of the student’s upper thigh or buttocks.
- Spaghetti straps, “tube” tops, “Daisy Dukes,” short shorts and/or mini-skirts which do not cover the leg from the middle of the thigh and higher while the student is seated.
- Clothing not fully covering the student’s underwear/undergarments.
- Clothing that promotes or reference tobacco, drugs, alcohol, or illegal substances.
- Gang related attire, including bandanas, hanging belts, jewelry and emblems, and/or clothes with specific numbers and/or colors.
- Overly baggy or “sagging” pants or shorts, oversized jackets or coats.
- Pajamas, bare feet, stocking feet, or slippers.
- Any clothes or attire with words or images conveying an obscene, defamatory, profane, and/or vulgar theme or message, or that promotes drugs, alcohol, or other banned substances.
- Unnaturally colored eye contacts.
A student’s dress code may be restricted beyond what is listed above, depending on a student’s individual circumstances. Please visit the front office or a counselor with any questions about whether or not your clothing choices may violate this dress code.
Dress Code Violation Disciplinary Action by Semester:
- First Offense - Student will be warned, reminded of the dress code, and will be asked to change the non-compliant clothing to appropriate clothing.
- Second Offense - Student will be warned, reminded of the dress code, and will be asked to change the non-compliant clothing to appropriate clothing. A written discipline referral will be sent to the parent/guardian.
- Third Offense - Student will be warned, reminded of the dress code, and will be asked to change the non-compliant clothing to appropriate clothing. The parent/guardian will be required to meet with the principal, and the student’s continued enrollment at Diamond Ridge may be in jeopardy.
Phones, iPods, and other electronic devices can be distracting and disruptive. Students may use cell phones before school begins in the morning, after school ends for the day, and at lunch. At all other times, cell phones/devices must be turned off completely and kept out of sight.
Here are the details:
- Phones/devices must be turned off and put away in the student’s backpack, purse, or the classroom storage box/wall organizer.
- If student has a phone or device without explicit teacher permission, the student must stow the phone in the classroom storage box/wall organizer for remainder of class period.
- Students who refuse to stow the device must take it to the main office, where phone will remain for the rest of the day. The student may pick up the device from the office after school.
- Students who refuse to take their device to office when asked will receive a written referral to the principal for follow-up with the student’s parent/guardian.
- Multiple violations of this policy will result in consequences ranging from a ban on the possession of a device to the student’s reassignment back to their boundary school.
Canyons Responsible Access and Use Conduct Policy
The Internet, Canyons Network, and software and computers are for school educational purposes only. All students and parents/guardians must review and sign a Canyons District “Responsible Access and Use Conduct Guideline” agreement each school year. Violation of the use provisions stated in the policy may result in limitation, suspension or revocation of computer and network privileges, and/or other disciplinary action by the school, by Canyons School District, or by legal authorities. Computers are only to be used under a teacher or staff member’s supervision.