Dress Code and Disciplinary Procedures
Dress Code: The Board Policy states: Dress and grooming are rightfully the responsibility of the individual student and his/her parents. To be proper for school, dress and grooming should be clean, neat, and appropriate and should not constitute a safety or health hazard or be such that it might hamper the educational process. These guidelines are stated to improve the learning environment.
Guidelines in Specific Areas:
- Tops and Bottoms must provide appropriate coverage.
- Lower garments are to be worn at waist level and must be properly fastened. Undergarments are not to be exposed when the student sits, stands, raises his/her hand, or bends over. Sleepwear attire is not permitted.
- Hats, hoods, coats, bandanas, sunglasses, gloves, and sweatbands are not to be carried or worn during school hours. Hoods may not be worn over student’s head.
- No clothing, jewelry, tattoos, body piercing adornments or other personal items may be worn or displayed which is contrary to the school’s mission or cause a distraction or disruption to the educational process. Tattoos that do not conform to the requirements of this paragraph must be covered.
**These guidelines are not to be considered all-inclusive. The Administration reserves the right to deal with any apparel deemed inappropriate for school.**
HHS Homecoming Attendance Requirements
Objective: To increase attendance, improve behavior and grades.
Attendance Requirements: HHS Main Campus, Freshman Campus, & Miami School students must meet the following good standing requirements:
- Attendance – Students may not exceed more than 17 unexcused/habitual hours. This includes unexcused tardies and unexcused early dismissals.
- Behavior – Students may not be suspended out of school, assigned to alternative school or Home Instruction. Students may not have more than 6 tardies to class or been assigned to BIC more than two times.
- Emergency Medical Form on file.
In an effort to improve attendance, behavior and academic achievement, the Hamilton City School Board approved the following prom privilege requirements.
Beginning at the start of 2nd semester, any HHS senior planning on attending prom must meet the following criteria:
Attendance – Students may not exceed more than 4 unexcused absences; this includes the district policy of 3 unexcused tardies = 1 unexcused absence.
Behavior – Students may not be suspended out of school or assigned an alternative placement (HASP, Home Instruction).
Credits – Students must be on track to graduate with a minimum of 18.5 credits. Those who are credit deficient must be in the process of recovering credits through credit recovery – enrolled in enough classes to graduate on time.