Dress Code

Mariner Middle School Dress Code 2020-2021 

Face Coverings:

Cloth or surgical face coverings/masks will be required in the Face to Face model of instruction, except while seated eating breakfast or lunch. Masks shall adhere to the Student Code of Conduct for all apparel. Ski masks, full face/head coverings are not permitted. Masks must follow the same style requirements as shirts. Students may not wear a shield, buff/gaiter in place of a mask, but may wear a shield or buff/gaiter in addition to a mask. At this time, based on guidance from health authorities, open-chin triangle bandanas, and face coverings containing valves/vents, mesh material, lace, holes or other largely porous material are not suitable. 


Solid, striped, polka dot, floral or plaid Polo or Oxford style collared shirts. Only Mariner Middle t-shirts will be permitted. A single brand logo the size of a quarter may appear on the shirt’s chest or sleeve.  T-shirts or other shirts may not be worn over the collared shirt.  Shirts must have sleeves and may not be tied up. 


Bottoms must be worn at the waist, above the hip/pelvic bone. Bottoms must fit properly (No tight pants or overly baggy pants). Length of skirts and shorts must be at or below the knee in the standing position. Jeans are permitted; however, they may NOT be torn or tattered.

The following items may not be worn:

Clothing that drags on the ground (ex.pant legs) is not permitted. Torn or tattered clothing is not permitted.  Lycra, Spandex, Joggers, sweatpants or stretch fabrics are not permitted. White pants, shorts or skirts are not permitted.


Belt buckles may not display names, logos, flags, or other emblems. Oversized buckles are prohibited.


A jacket/sweater, even with a collar, must be worn with a collared shirt.

The jacket/sweater must be worn with a shirt that meets the dress code requirements.   

A vest may be worn, but must be worn with a collared shirt or MMS t-shirt.


No slipper-type shoes, backless shoes, flip flops, beach-type shoes, “Croc” type shoes, or shoes made of mesh or plastic.


Hats, caps, headgear, gloves and sunglasses are NOT permitted in the building. There may be exceptions for medical conditions (with a doctor’s note). The administration will determine these exceptions. Physical Education classes being held outside do permit sunglasses and hats. Tattoos must be covered at all times. No mouth apparatus are permitted unless prescribed by a dentist or physician for a medical condition. Any necklace should be worn under the shirt.

ALL OTHER DRESS CODE REQUIREMENTS ARE IN THE STUDENT HANDBOOK AND ALIGNED WITH THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE FOLLOWED. All dress code issues not addressed above will be subject to administrative discretion. Additional guidance will be forthcoming and incorporated by reference in board policy. Policy is subject to change as guidance continues to develop. Apparel, emblems, insignias, badges or symbols that promote the use of alcohol, drugs, tobacco, hate or any other illegal activity are prohibited.

The principal and staff will designate special event days and provide the students with information on how the dress code may be altered for those days.


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