Please be aware of our uniform policies, if you have any questions all the information is in the handbook or you may call the office for more information.
UNIFORMS: A proper uniform helps to provide an atmosphere conducive to learning. The uniform code must be adhered to every day of the school year, unless otherwise specified. Sunshine Uniform and Supply is the official supplier of uniforms for St. John the Apostle School. They are located at 16371 NW 57th Avenue in Miami Lakes. They have the official required list of uniforms and uniform options.
The only acceptable outerwear is St. John the Apostle jackets and sweaters from Sunshine Uniform or those purchased at school. If it becomes so cold that additional overcoats need to worn, they must be removed upon entering the school.
School uniform shoes are solid black sneakers, with no other colors on them. Athletic shoes for PE are as white as possible. Cuffed socks must come above the ankle when folded over once. It is recommended that the uniform sock be purchased at Sunshine.
Parents when buying school uniforms please keep in mind the following:
No tight clothing. No leggings or tube pants Skirt and PE shorts must be no more than three inches above the top of the kneecap. No skinny jeans, denim, jean like material, spandex or tight pants, are allowed.
No see through clothing, no visible garments or spaghetti strings.
No hooded shirts or jackets.
Shirts must be long enough to be tucked in and not show a student’s midriff or stomach.
Please make sure your child is dressed properly every morning. Any student not in proper uniform may be sent to the office to call home to have the proper uniform to school. In the case of not being able to reach a parent to correct this, further disciplinary action may be taken.
Wearing jewelry to school, for students, is discouraged, however, the following will be allowed: one simple chain with a cross or religious medal and one watch. Girls may wear one pair of simple stud earrings (one earring in each lobe!). Boys may not wear earrings. Multiple piercings and tattoos are not permitted. Disregard for this policy may result in expulsion.
There is to be no make-up, no long false or acrylic nails and only clear, un-tinted nail polish may be worn. (No white French manicures.) If colored nail polish is worn to school, the student will be referred to the office to remove it.
All students, boys and girls, should wear their hair neat and conventional in appearance and natural in color (No dying or highlights of any color.) Hair should not be distracting, i.e.: spikes, carvings, Mohawks, etc. Hair for boys should be off the collar, and for both boys and girls, out of the eyes. No facial hair (mustaches, beards, excessive sideburns) allowed. Any question about hair appearance will be decided upon by the principal.