UNIFORMS

Banff’s dress code reflects a neat, clean, and complete appearance at all times. Overall appearance reflects on the school’s desire to express a serious attitude toward education. A focus on learning, respect for others, and pride in the school is indicated and helped with the prescribed dress code.  Any form of dress or hairstyle, including unnatural hair color, which is considered distracting or disruptive to the purpose or conduct of the school will not be permitted.  Boys are not allowed to wear jewelry in piercings.  Girls may wear jewelry only in piercings on lower ear lobe.  Students with ear piercing deemed excessive by the administration will be asked to remove them.

WHERE TO PURCHASE:

  • Uniform items marked with an asterisk MUST either be purchased through our uniform supplier, Sue Mills or our Online Spirit Store.

  • All other clothing items may be purchased through Sue Mills or any clothing store of your choice.

UNIFORM NOTES:

  1. Students are allowed to purchase their shorts, skirts, skorts, pants and gym shorts from any clothing store (see specific descriptions below). The exception to this rule are any of the uniform articles that are plaid (skirts and jumpers) - these can only be purchased through Sue Mills.

  2. All uniform tops must have the Banff logo embroidered on them - and must be purchased from Sue Mills. Polo shirts or Oxford shirts purchased from other clothing stores are not allowed. The only allowed uniform tops consist of Banff logo short or long-sleeved polos in red/white/blue, Banff logo short or long-sleeved Oxford (button up the front) shirts in white and Middy Blouses in white (for PreK-3rd grade girls only).

  3. On days other than "Dress Uniform" days, students may wear any style of closed-toe shoes with backs, with the exception of sandals, work or military boots, Ugg-style footwear and Crocs-style footwear. Shoes should be laced, tied, buckled, or fastened as designed.

  4. All shirts must be tucked in at all times, slacks must be belted.

  5. Hats or caps of any kind or make are not worn during the school day.

  6. All skirts, shorts and gym shorts must be an appropriate length. Appropriate length is determined when the garment parallels the ends of the fingertips when the student’s arms are extended straight down at the side and the length is not greater than 6 inches from the floor when the student is kneeling. Additional length is acceptable. ​

  7. All articles of clothing usually removed during the school day should be labeled with student’s first and last names. Unclaimed articles of clothing left at school over the summer will be given to a charitable organization at the beginning of the next fall term.

  8. Students who are uncertain about uniform requirements should consult in advance with the office.  Final determination of appropriate dress rests completely with the faculty and administration.  If a student is not dressed appropriately for class or field trips, parents will be called and the student will be denied participation until the dress conforms. See the Student Handbook for specific details on uniform violations.

 

WEEKLY UNIFORM SCHEDULE
  • Monday: Regular Uniform

  • Tuesday: Regular Uniform

  • Wednesday: Dress Uniform

  • Thursdays: Regular Uniform

  • Friday: Spirit Day

PRESCHOOL-3RD GRADE

 

REGULAR UNIFORM
  • Bottoms

    • Navy or Khaki Flat front or pleated dress pants or shorts

    • Navy or Khaki Skirts/Skorts (girls)

    • Plaid Jumpers (girls)*

    • Cotton/Lycra bike shorts (optional for girls to wear under skirts/jumpers) ​

  • Tops

    • Navy, Red or White Banff Polo shirts*

    • Short or long sleeve button-down Banff oxford shirt*

    • White Middy Blouse* (girls)

    • Shirts are to be tucked in at all times.

  • Shoes/Socks/Tights:

    • Students may wear any style of closed-toe shoes with backs, with the exception of sandals, work or military boots, Ugg-style footwear and Crocs-style footwear.

    • Socks or tights must be either red, white or blue solid colors (black dress socks allowed for boys wearing navy pants).

  • Belt

    • Brown, Black or Navy belt to be worn any time pants or shorts are worn.

  • Outerwear

    • Banff sweatshirts or hoodies**, navy cardigans*

 

*These items must be purchased through the Sue Mills Uniform Store

**These items must be purchased through the Banff Online Spirit Store

DRESS UNIFORM
  • Bottoms

    • Navy Flat front or pleated dress pants with coordinating belt (boys)

    • Plaid Jumper (girls)*

    • Cotton/Lycra bike shorts (optional for girls to wear under jumpers) ​

  • Tops

    • Short or long sleeve button-down Banff oxford shirt (boys)*

    • White Middy Blouse (girls)*

  • Shoes/Socks/Tights

    • Shoes must be of a dark color and style that complement the uniform. Boots of any type, sandals or Croc-style footwear are not allowed on Dress Uniform days.

    • Socks or tights must be either red, white or blue solid colors (black dress socks allowed for boys wearing navy pants).

  • Accessories

    • Navy Middy Tie (girls)*

  • Outerwear

    • Banff sweatshirts or hoodies**, navy cardigans*

*These items must be purchased through the Sue Mills Uniform Store

**These items must be purchased through the Banff Online Spirit Store

 

SPIRIT DAY

  • Bottoms

    • Blue Jean pants or shorts

  • Tops

    • Spirit Shirt (on “House Games” days, students should wear their “House Spirit Shirt”)**

  • Shoes

    • Students may wear any style of closed-toe shoes with backs, with the exception of sandals, work or military boots, Ugg-style footwear and Crocs-style footwear.

  • Outerwear

    • Banff sweatshirts or hoodies**, navy cardigans*

 

*These items must be purchased through the Sue Mills Uniform Store

**These items must be purchased through the Banff Online Spirit Store

4TH-5TH GRADE

 

REGULAR UNIFORM
  • Bottoms

    • Navy or Khaki Flat front or pleated dress pants or shorts

    • Navy or Khaki Skirts/Skorts (girls)

    • Plaid Skirts (girls)*

    • Cotton/Lycra bike shorts (optional for girls to wear under skirts) ​

  • Tops

    • Navy, Red or White Banff Polo shirts*

    • Short or long sleeve button-down Banff oxford shirt*

    • Shirts are to be tucked in at all times.

  • Shoes/Socks/Tights:

    • Students may wear any style of closed-toe shoes with backs, with the exception of sandals, work or military boots, Ugg-style footwear and Crocs-style footwear.

    • Socks or tights must be either red, white or blue solid colors (black dress socks allowed for boys wearing navy pants).

  • Belt

    • Brown, Black or Navy belt to be worn any time pants or shorts are worn.

  • Outerwear

    • Banff sweatshirts or hoodies**, navy cardigans*

 

*These items must be purchased through the Sue Mills Uniform Store

**These items must be purchased through the Banff Online Spirit Store

DRESS UNIFORM
  • Bottoms

    • Navy Flat front or pleated dress pants with coordinating belt (boys)

    • Plaid Skirt (girls)*

    • Cotton/Lycra bike shorts (optional for girls to wear under skirts) ​

  • Tops

    • Short or long sleeve button-down Banff oxford shirt*

  • Shoes/Socks/Tights

    • Shoes must be of a dark color and style that complement the uniform. Boots of any type, sandals or Croc-style footwear are not allowed on Dress Uniform days.

    • Socks or tights must be either red, white or blue solid colors (black dress socks allowed for boys wearing navy pants).

  • Outerwear

    • Banff sweatshirts or hoodies**, navy cardigans*

*These items must be purchased through the Sue Mills Uniform Store

**These items must be purchased through the Banff Online Spirit Store

 

SPIRIT DAY

  • Bottoms

    • Blue Jean pants or shorts

  • Tops

    • Spirit Shirt (on “House Games” days, students should wear their “House Spirit Shirt”)**

  • Shoes

    • Students may wear any style of closed-toe shoes with backs, with the exception of sandals, work or military boots, Ugg-style footwear and Crocs-style footwear.

  • Outerwear

    • Banff sweatshirts or hoodies**, navy cardigans*

 

*These items must be purchased through the Sue Mills Uniform Store

**These items must be purchased through the Banff Online Spirit Store

 

6TH-8TH GRADE

 
REGULAR UNIFORM
  • Bottoms

    • Navy or Khaki Flat front or pleated dress pants or shorts

    • Navy or Khaki Skirts/Skorts (girls)

    • Plaid Skirts (girls)*

    • Cotton/Lycra bike shorts (optional for girls to wear under skirts) ​

  • Tops

    • Navy, Red or White Banff Polo shirts*

    • Short or long sleeve button-down Banff oxford shirt*

    • Shirts are to be tucked in at all times.

  • Shoes/Socks/Tights:

    • Students may wear any style of closed-toe shoes with backs, with the exception of sandals, work or military boots, Ugg-style footwear and Crocs-style footwear.

    • Socks or tights must be either red, white or blue solid colors (black dress socks allowed for boys wearing navy pants).

  • Belt

    • Brown, Black or Navy belt to be worn any time pants or shorts are worn.

  • Outerwear

    • Banff sweatshirts or hoodies**, navy cardigans*

 

*These items must be purchased through the Sue Mills Uniform Store

**These items must be purchased through the Banff Online Spirit Store

DRESS UNIFORM
  • Bottoms

    • Navy Flat front or pleated dress pants with coordinating belt (boys)

    • Plaid Skirt (girls)*

    • Cotton/Lycra bike shorts (optional for girls to wear under skirts) ​

  • Tops

    • Short or long sleeve button-down Banff oxford shirt*

  • Shoes/Socks/Tights

    • Shoes must be of a dark color and style that complement the uniform. Boots of any type, sandals or Croc-style footwear are not allowed on Dress Uniform days.

    • Socks or tights must be either red, white or blue solid colors (black dress socks allowed for boys wearing navy pants).

  • Outerwear

    • Banff sweatshirts or hoodies**, navy cardigans*

*These items must be purchased through the Sue Mills Uniform Store

**These items must be purchased through the Banff Online Spirit Store

 

SPIRIT DAY

  • Bottoms

    • Blue Jean pants or shorts

  • Tops

    • Spirit Shirt (on “House Games” days, students should wear their “House Spirit Shirt”)**

  • Shoes

    • Students may wear any style of closed-toe shoes with backs, with the exception of sandals, work or military boots, Ugg-style footwear and Crocs-style footwear.

  • Outerwear

    • Banff sweatshirts or hoodies**, navy cardigans*

 

*These items must be purchased through the Sue Mills Uniform Store

**These items must be purchased through the Banff Online Spirit Store
 

PE UNIFORM
  • Bottoms

    • Navy, mesh pull-on PE shorts (cannot have any writing or logos larger than 1” square)

  • Tops

    • ​Short-sleeve PE shirt with Banff logo*

*These items must be purchased through the Sue Mills Uniform Store

9TH-12TH GRADE

 
REGULAR UNIFORM
  • Bottoms

    • Navy or Khaki Flat front or pleated dress pants or shorts

    • Navy or Khaki Skirts/Skorts (girls)

    • Plaid Skirts (girls)*

    • Blue jeans neatly hemmed, no frays or holes, not rolled, baggy, oversized, or faded.

    • Cotton/Lycra bike shorts (optional for girls to wear under skirts) ​

  • Tops

    • Navy, Red or White Banff Polo shirts*

    • Short or long sleeve button-down Banff oxford shirt*

    • Shirts are to be tucked in at all times.

  • Shoes/Socks/Tights:

    • Students may wear any style of closed-toe shoes with backs, with the exception of sandals, work or military boots, Ugg-style footwear and Crocs-style footwear.

    • Socks or tights must be either red, white or blue solid colors (black dress socks allowed for boys wearing navy pants).

  • Belt

    • Brown, Black or Navy belt to be worn any time pants or shorts are worn.

  • Outerwear

    • Banff sweatshirts or hoodies**, navy cardigans*

 

*These items must be purchased through the Sue Mills Uniform Store

**These items must be purchased through the Banff Online Spirit Store

DRESS UNIFORM
  • Bottoms

    • Navy Flat front or pleated dress pants with coordinating belt (boys)

    • Plaid Skirt (girls)*

    • Cotton/Lycra bike shorts (optional for girls to wear under skirts) ​

  • Tops

    • Short or long sleeve button-down Banff oxford shirt*

  • Shoes/Socks/Tights

    • Shoes must be of a dark color and style that complement the uniform. Boots of any type, sandals or Croc-style footwear are not allowed on Dress Uniform days.

    • Socks or tights must be either red, white or blue solid colors (black dress socks allowed for boys wearing navy pants).

  • Outerwear

    • Banff sweatshirts or hoodies**, navy cardigans*

*These items must be purchased through the Sue Mills Uniform Store

**These items must be purchased through the Banff Online Spirit Store

 

SPIRIT DAY

  • Bottoms

    • Blue Jean pants or shorts

  • Tops

    • Spirit Shirt (on “House Games” days, students should wear their “House Spirit Shirt”)**

  • Shoes

    • Students may wear any style of closed-toe shoes with backs, with the exception of sandals, work or military boots, Ugg-style footwear and Crocs-style footwear.

  • Outerwear

    • Banff sweatshirts or hoodies**, navy cardigans*

 

*These items must be purchased through the Sue Mills Uniform Store

**These items must be purchased through the Banff Online Spirit Store
 

PE UNIFORM
  • Bottoms

    • Navy, mesh pull-on PE shorts (cannot have any writing or logos larger than 1” square)

  • Tops

    • ​Short-sleeve PE shirt with Banff logo*

*These items must be purchased through the Sue Mills Uniform Store

 
 
 
 

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