• UNIFORMS

     All students at Hattie A. Watts Elementary must wear the appropriate, standard school uniform as determined by the St. Mary Parish School Board. The administration will make the determination regarding the acceptability of a student’s uniform dress, accessories, and appearance. For further information, see the St. Mary Parish School Newspaper or policy at St. Mary Parish school board website.


    SHIRTS

    White or navy blue short or long sleeved polo "golf" or oxford style shirts are to be worn by all elementary  school students. "Polo" shirts must have at least two (2) buttons and a collar. Pockets are permissible. Oxford shirts must button all the way down. Shirts must be tucked in at all times. Name brand emblems are not allowed on shirts.  Pockets are permissible. Oxford shirts must button all the way down. Shirts must be tucked in at all times. Name brand emblems are not allowed on shirts. 

     
    PANTS, SHORTS, and SKIRTS

    Male students must wear khaki­ colored, uniform style pants or shorts. Pants/shorts can be pleated or straight fronts. Pants/shorts are to be the appropriate size for the student, must fit properly at the waist and must be neither too tight nor too baggy. Pants/shorts must be worn so that the waist of the garment can not go lower than the hipbone. No side pockets are allowed on the lower legs of pants/shorts. No external pockets are allowed on the pants/shorts. Exaggerated size pant bottoms (not to exceed 22" in circumference) and/or fraying of hems are not allowed. No visible name brand emblems are allowed on these garments. Khaki ­colored jean/denim style pants/shorts, overalls, corduroys, warm­ups, cargo and drawstring clothing are not considered to be acceptable uniform style pants.

     Female students must wear khaki  ­colored, uniform style pants or shorts, skirts, skorts or jumpers. These garments can be pleated or straight fronts. These garments are to be the appropriate size for the student, must fit properly at the waist, (No hip­huggers or low riders), and must be neither too tight nor too baggy. No side pockets are allowed on the lower legs of pants/shorts. Exaggerated size pant bottoms (not to exceed 2" in circumference) and/or fraying of hems are not allowed. Short skirts can not be wrap around or have splits in front or back. Hemlines of shorts, skirts, skorts or jumpers can not exceed two inches (2") above the knee. Only longer skirts (27" or more) may have splits in back or side. No side pockets are allowed on pants/shorts or long skirts. No external pockets are allowed on pants/shorts or skorts. No visible name brand emblems are allowed on these garments. Khaki ­colored jean/denim style pant/shorts, overalls, corduroys, warm­ups, cargo, capri, leggings, and drawstring clothing are not considered to be acceptable uniform style pants.


    JACKETS

    Jackets, sweaters, and sweatshirts that are going to be left on in the building must be solid navy, white, khaki, tan, black, or red with no lettering or graphics. Hattie Watts and Patterson Lumberjack sweatshirts are allowed. All others must be removed in the buildings.


    UNDERSHIRTS AND SOCKS

    Undershirts need to be white. No colored shirts will be allowed under the uniform shirts. Brown, blue, or black belts are the only allowable colors. Belts must be worn if pants were made with belt loops. DO NOT CUT OFF BELTLOOPS!

    Socks must be visible, and only white, navy blue, black, or tan socks with no visible logos are allowed.

    • Help us enforce the uniform policy by checking your child before he/she leaves for school each morning.
    • Any type of boot will not be allowed on any day! Boots present a safety concern, so they will no longer be allowed, even on spirit days!  No sandals are allowed.  Wear shoes that are comfortable and can allow students to participate in physical activities.