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School Uniforms
School uniform items maybe purchased at any  retail outlet as long as they meet the school uniform criteria.  Willis Elementary school embroidered shirts are optional and may be purchased in the school office.

Information regarding financial hardship applications or exemption procedures are available in the school office.

Our uniform policy is mandatory for every student who attends Willis Elementary School. The exception would be for those with strict religious beliefs regarding clothing as well as those participating in Boy or Girl Scouts or other national organization, which have their own uniforms. The children are encouraged to represent these organizations on the day of their meetings by wearing the appropriate attire.

If a student comes to school out of uniform, the following actions may take place:

-A verbal warning may be given from a staff member to the student and/or a note may be sent home.
-A letter or referral from the principal may be sent home requiring a reply from the parent/guardian.
-Parent/guardian may be contacted and required to bring appropriate attire to school for the child. A conference may then be scheduled with the principal.

A student new to Willis Elementary has 30 days to comply with the school uniform policy.
Willis Elementary has a uniform "store" for those who would like to donate uniforms that are still in good condition. This store will be open to anyone in need of assistance. If uniform assistance is needed, please make an appointment with the front office.
Pants, shorts, skirts, sports, jumpers, or capri pants will be khaki or navy blue.  No blue jeans or denim.

Shorts, skirts, skorts, and jumpers must be fingertip length.

"Casual day", when announced, will allow denim bottoms.  Denim bottoms are NOT to be low-rise, have any holes, cuts, slits, or bleached portions.

If belts are to be worn, they will be fastened and shall be black, brown, khaki, or navy in color.

Oversize, baggie, extremely tight or ill-fitting clothing is not allowed.

Shoes must have a closed heel and closed toe as a health and safety precaution. Sandals, thong-type shoes, shoes with cleats, shoes with thick platform soles, high heels, shoes with wheels, and "crocs" are not allowed. Sneakers with socks must be worn for P.E.

Socks, crew length or less, of any color may be worn. Socks, tights, leotards, leggings, leg warmers, or other such coverings, that extend higher than crew length must be solid navy, khaki, or white.

Any items worn under uniform clothes must be solid appropriate uniform colors for the item under which they are worn.

Make up is not allowed.

Hair must be neat at all times. Barrettes and ponytail scrunchies, etc. are acceptable.

Jewelry should be simple, safe, and appropriate for elementary school.
Quick Link:  Gecko Store
The Gecko Store has all "logo" Willis items including Logo Polo Shirts, Backpacks, Friday T-shirts, ....

Quick Link:  Willis Uniform Store (SMWO)
The Willis Uniform Store provides non-logo Willis uniform items.

If you would like to donate used uniforms, please bring used uniforms to front office at Willis.  If you are a family that needs assistance with providing uniforms for their children, please contact the front office.

Uniform Policy:

Shirts will be a generic solids polo shirt or button down collared shirt in white, light blue, or navy blue.

Long or short sleeve is acceptable.

"Willis Elementary" T-shirts may be worn on FRIDAYS only. The only exception is if the there is "no school on Friday", then "Willis Elementary T-shirts MAY be worn on the school preceding the day(s) the school is closed.  For example, if the school is closed on Friday, then a "Willis Elementary" T-shirt can be worn to school on Thursday.

School T-shirts and monogrammed polo shirts are sold in the main office. The only acceptable monogram on schools shirts will be the Willis Elementary School monogram.

Shirts will be tucked in.

Sweatshirts, jackets, or outer garments may be worn. These items are to be in the school uniform colors of white, light blue, or navy. On very cold days, heavier jackets or outer garments in any color or style may be worn to and from school. However, if your child needs to wear something during school to keep warm it must be in the appropriate school uniform colors.