Uniforms

uniformThe school uniform is purchased through Flynn & O’Hara School Uniforms:

Online Ordering: www.fando.net Phone Orders: 1-800-441-4122Web: www.flynnohara.com

Store Location:  Burwood Village Center, 1608 W. Furnace Branch Road, Glen Burnie, MD 21061   410-684-2816

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Only specified items must be purchased through Flynn & O’Hara.

Pre-Kindergarten Students

  • Pre-K students wear the St. Louis School physical education uniform which consists of: St. Louis navy shorts, a St. Louis School t-shirt, a St. Louis sweatshirt or St. Louis spirit wear sweatshirt, blue sweatpants, white ankle/crew socks (without logos), and tennis shoes (without lights or wheels, plain shoe laces). Either the previous version or the new version may be worn by students until the school year 2017-2018.
  • Students wear the St. Louis t-shirt and shorts from September-October 14th and from April 1-the end of the school year.
  • From October 15th through March 31st, students wear blue sweatpants and the St. Louis sweatshirt or St. Louis spirit wear sweatshirt over their St. Louis t-shirt and shorts.
  • The physical education t-shirt, shorts, and sweatshirt are monogrammed and must be purchased through Flynn & O’Hara.

The St. Louis spirit wear sweatshirt is sold online.

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  • Navy slacks (corduroy is permitted during the winter)
  • Belts must be worn by students in grades 3-8.
  • White short/long sleeve polo shirt or white short/long sleeve dress shirt
  • Shirts must be tucked in at all times.
    • During cold weather, a white turtleneck may be worn in lieu of the polo shirt or dress shirt.
    • Eighth grade students may wear a red polo shirt ordered through the school.
  • White ankle/crew socks or navy crew socks (socks must be without logos)
  • All socks must be visible above the shoe.
  • Brown, black, or saddle shoes (plain shoe laces) as specified on the shoe flyer.  Please note that the shoes may be purchased from any vendor, but they must look the same as those pictured on the flyer.
  • If students in kindergarten through seventh grade need a sweater during the school day, the monogrammed, St. Louis sweater purchased through Flynn and O’Hara, or a St. Louis Spirit wear sweatshirt purchased from the school may be worn.  Eighth grade students may wear a red sweatshirt ordered through the school.
  • CYO basketball sweatshirts, phys. ed. sweatshirts, or other sweatshirts may not be substituted for sweaters

girl pantsGirls – Kindergarten through Grade 5

  • St. Louis plaid jumper or uniform plaid slacks (both purchased from Flynn & O’Hara) or solid navy slacks
  • White short/long sleeve blouse with a plain Peter Pan collar (no trim) or white banded-bottom polo shirt
  • The banded-bottom polo shirt is purchased from Flynn & O’Hara and may be worn only with the slacks.
    • The blouse must be tucked in at all times.  The banded-bottom shirt need not be tucked in.
    • During cold weather, a white turtleneck may be worn in lieu of the blouse or banded-bottom polo shirt.

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  • White ankle/crew socks or navy knee highs (socks must be without logos)
  • White socks must be visible above the shoe; navy knee highs may not be rolled down.
    • During cold weather, navy blue tights, not stockings/pantyhose, may be worn alone or with navy knee highs but not with white socks. Black tights are not part of the school uniform.
  • Brown, black, or saddle shoes (plain shoe laces) as specified on the shoe flyer. Please note that the shoes may be purchased from any vendor, but they must look the same as those pictured on the flyer.
  • If students in kindergarten through fifth grade need a sweater during the school day, the monogrammed, St. Louis sweater purchased through Flynn and O’Hara or a St. Louis Spirit wear sweatshirt purchased from the school may be worn. 
  • Phys. ed. sweatshirts or other sweatshirts may not be worn.
  • Hair accessories are limited to: matching uniform plaid, navy, and white.

 

Girls – Grades 6 through 8

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      • St. Louis plaid kilt (no higher than two inches above the knee when kneeling down) or uniform plaid slacks (both purchased from Flynn & O’Hara) or solid navy slacks
      • White short/long sleeve blouse, white short/long sleeve polo shirt, or white banded-bottom polo shirt
      • The banded-bottom polo shirt is purchased from Flynn & O’Hara.
        • During cold weather, a white turtleneck may be worn in lieu of the blouse, polo shirt, or banded-bottom shirt.
        • The polo shirt or blouse must be tucked in at all times.  The banded-bottom shirt need not be tucked in.
        • Eighth grade students may wear a red polo shirt ordered through the school.
      • White ankle/crew socks or navy knee highs (socks must be without logos)
      • White socks must be visible above the shoe; knee highs may not be rolled down.
        • Eighth grade girls may wear  red knee highs (not rolled down) or red tights.
        • During cold weather, navy blue tights, not stockings/pantyhose, may be worn alone or with navy knee highs but not with white socks or red knee highs.  Black tights are not part of the school uniform.
      • Brown, black, or saddle shoes (plain shoe laces) as specified on the shoe flyer.Please note that the shoes may be purchased from any vendor, but they must look the same as those pictured on the flyer.
      • If students in sixth and seventh grade need a sweater during the school day, the monogrammed, St. Louis sweater purchased through Flynn and O’Hara, or a St. Louis Spirit wear sweatshirt purchased from the school may be worn.  Eighth grade students may wear a red sweatshirt ordered through the school.
      • CYO basketball sweatshirts, phys. ed. sweatshirts, or other sweatshirts may not be substituted for sweaters.
      • Hair accessories are limited to: matching uniform plaid, navy, and white.

Cold Weather Months

If a student needs a sweater during cold weather months, the monogrammed sweaters purchased through Flynn & O’Hara may be worn.  Three styles are available in cotton or acrylic:  V-neck cardigan; crew neck pullover; V-neck pullover.  In lieu of wearing a sweater, students may wear a St. Louis Spirit wear sweatshirt purchased from the school.   Eighth grade students may opt to wear a red sweatshirt ordered through the school.  CYO basketball sweatshirts may not be substituted.

During cold weather months, girls may wear navy blue tights (not stockings/pantyhose) alone or with navy knee highs but not with white socks. Black tights are not part of the school uniform.  Girls may also wear navy blue sweatpants or spirit wear pants under their skirts or jumpers, while traveling to and from school and during outdoor recess.  The sweatpants/spirit wear pants are to be removed when the girls enter the building.  Pajama-style, lounge-wear pants are not permitted.

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The summer uniform consists of khaki shorts (girls in grades 6-8 may wear khaki shorts or khaki skorts), white short sleeve polo shirt, white ankle/crew socks (without logos) that are visible above the shoe, and uniform school shoes.  Athletic shoes may not be worn with the summer uniform.  Belts must be worn by students in grades 3-8. The summer uniform may be worn from August until October 14th and from April 1st through June.  The khaki shorts and skorts must be purchased through Flynn & O’Hara. The summer uniform is not mandatory; in lieu of the summer uniform, students are to wear their regular uniform.  The physical education uniform may not be substituted for the summer uniform.

Physical Education Uniform

The physical education uniform consists of St. Louis navy shorts, a St. Louis School t-shirt, a St. Louis sweatshirt or St. Louis spirit wear sweatshirt (sold at school), blue sweatpants, white ankle/crew socks (without logos), and tennis shoes (without lights or wheels, plain shoe laces).  From October 15th through March 31st, blue sweatpants and the St. Louis sweatshirt or St. Louis spirit wear sweatshirt must be worn over the St. Louis t-shirt and shorts.  The physical education t-shirt, shorts, and sweatshirt are monogrammed and must be purchased through Flynn & O’Hara.  The CYO basketball sweatshirts are not part of the uniform.

Jewelry/Makeup

Girls and boys may wear a watch.  Girls may wear one pair of post earrings (one earring in the lobe of each ear).  Boys may not wear earrings.  A cross or religious medal may be worn around the neck. If a cross or religious medal is worn, it must be attached to a thin chain, not to a neckband, etc. One ring may be worn. No other jewelry is permitted.  No make-up, nail tips, or nail polish (including clear nail polish) may be worn. Make-up is not to be worn at any school related functions (e.g.: Cultural Arts Night, Christmas program, band concerts, May Procession, Science Fair, Social Studies Fair, etc.).

Hairstyles

Haircuts for boys and girls should be simple.  Fad hairstyles are not permitted; this includes but is not limited to dying, bleaching, coloring, or highlighting one’s hair. Determination as to what constitutes fad hairstyles will be made by the administration. Beads may not be worn in the hair.  Hair wraps, and hair extensions are not permitted.  Bangs must be above the eyebrows for boys and girls. Boys’ hair must be above the ears and above the collar. Girls’ hair must be out of the eyes.  Hats may not be worn in the building, including out of uniform days.

Attire for School Functions

During school-sponsored functions (e.g. Science and Social Studies Fairs, band trips, field trips, retreats, performances, etc.), students represent the school and are expected to adhere to the school’s standards regarding appropriate attire, decorum (e.g. no chewing gum), and conduct.  The school administration may preclude a student who does not comply with the school’s standards from participating in the event or future events and may issue other appropriate consequences.

The following are unacceptable with regard to the school and/or gym uniform:

      • Leggings, navy blue stockings, black tights
      • Socks not visible above the shoe; white socks with logos
      • T-shirts/undershirts with logos or in colors other than white
      • Bracelets of any kind including Silly Bands, Live Strong type wrist bands, ankle bracelets, hoop earrings of any size, necklaces
      • Make-up; nail polish, or nail tips
      • Hats worn in the building
      • Hair wraps; hair extensions, hair beads
      • Dyed, bleached, colored, or highlighted hair
      • Pajama-style pants

Out of Uniform Days

Occasionally, students are given the privilege of attending school out of uniform. This may occur on specified out of uniform days or on designated NUT/PEANUT card redemption days (Thursday and Fridays).  (NUT/PEANUT cards may not be redeemed on days when the students will attend church for mass, prayer services, Reconciliation, etc.)  In all cases, out of uniform attire should be appropriate for St. Louis School.  Students will be asked to call home for a change of clothes if the administration or faculty deems that the clothing is suggestive or inappropriate.  Students may not wear explicit or offensive clothing, skirts/dresses/skorts shorter than 2” above the knee, torn clothing, excessively baggy clothing, belly shirts/midriff baring shirts, low cut tops, halter tops, pajama bottoms, low cut slacks, flip flops, or sandals. Shorts are permitted only if they are the required length (no more than 2 inches above the knee). 

Uniform Exchange Program

St. Louis has a Uniform Exchange Program.  Several times a year, parents are given the opportunity to obtain gently used uniforms that have been donated by parents whose children have outgrown the items.  This service is free, and uniform donations are accepted year-round. You may also request specific items or request more information by emailing our Uniform Exchange chairperson, Mrs. Molly Nilan, at Molly.nilan@att.net. 

Lost and Found

Each item of clothing and all lunch boxes should be labeled with the owner’s name.  If a child loses a piece of his/her uniform, a lunch box, or other item, he/she should check Lost and Found.  At the end of the month, unclaimed items are donated to a charity.