Uniforms/Hairstyles/Jewelry

Uniform General.  All uniform items, including the PE Uniform, should be purchased from FlynnO’Hara Uniforms.  They are located at the Fair City Mall, 9650 Main Street, Unit 20, Fairfax, VA 22031, (703)503-5966 or on the internet at https://flynnohara.com/shop/st-thomas-aquinas-regional-school-va089/ 

Uniform apparel should be in good condition. No ripped, stained, or ill-fitting clothing.

Aquinas has a regular school uniform with options for the Fall and Spring.  The regular uniform may be worn all year. The Fall/Spring uniform can only be worn from the first day of school until November and again from the beginning of April until the end of the school year. An announcement will be made in the school newsletter notifying parents of the specific dates.

All socks must be at least two inches above the shoe. No ankle socks are allowed.

PE Uniform. The PE Uniform (not needed for PK) will be worn on the student’s assigned PE day. Elementary students (not PK) should wear their all white sneakers for PE.  For Middle school students may wear all white sneakers or all black sneakers or sneakers with a white/black combination.  No other colors are allowed and no high top sneakers allowed.

Shoes.  Leather dress shoes in a solid color (black or dark brown), either buckle or Oxford (lace-up). All shoe styles must have a distinguishable heel of no more than one inch in height. Boots, moccasins, clogs, deck, and ballerina type shoes are not permissible.  Shoes must be kept in good condition: leather shoes should be cleaned or polished regularly and lace-up shoes should have laces replaced as soon as they become frayed or torn. Lace-up shoes must be kept tied at all times, and all shoe styles must be worn properly (i.e., fully tied or closed; foot fully inserted into the shoe.) Students are encouraged to change into sneakers for recess.

Hairstyles.  Boy’s hairstyles are expected to be simple, clean cut, evenly trimmed, and should not cover any part of the ears, eyebrows, or touch the shirt collar.  Boys should have no facial hair.  No unusual haircuts are permitted.  Hair may not be dyed, bleached, tinted, tipped, or highlighted.  Girl’s hair should not hang down in front of the face and bangs should not touch the eyebrows.  No unusual haircuts are permitted.  Girls may wear a small hair ribbon or barrette.  Hair may not be dyed, bleached, tinted, tipped, or highlighted.

Jewelry.  Boys may wear a religious medal, cross or crucifix, a simple ring, and a simple analog watch.  Girls may wear a religious medal, cross or crucifix, a simple ring, and an analog watch.  Girls may also wear a single pair of small, post earrings on the earlobe.  No make-up or nail polish is allowed.  Watches must be digital or analog.  No Fitbits, iWatches, or watches with technology.

Spirit Wear.  Spirit wear may not be worn in place of the PE uniform.  Only uniform sweaters may be worn over the uniform.  No other jackets, hoodies, sweaters, or coats may be worn during the day.

Please see below for specifics for each grade.

Regular Uniform

Blue navy and white plaid drop waist jumper. Length of jumper is to the knee
White blouse with Peter Pan collar with long or short sleeves
Navy cardigan sweater with Aquinas crest (optional during fall/spring uniform time)
Navy or white knee socks, navy or white opaque tights, or plain white socks with cuffs two inches above the edge of the shoe. No ankle socks may be worn
Black lace up dress shoes or Mary Jane’s (PK students may wear sneakers or school shoes)

PE Shirt and PE shorts for summer/PE Sweatshirt and sweatpants during winter with all white sneakers for both.

Shoes
Black Leather dress shoes should be either buckle or Oxford (lace-up). All shoe styles must have a distinguishable heel of no more than one inch in height. Boots, moccasins, deck, and ballerina type shoes are not permissible. Shoes must be kept in good condition: leather shoes should be cleaned or polished regularly and lace-up shoes should have laces replaced as soon as they become frayed or torn. Lace-up shoes must be kept tied at all times, and all shoe styles must be worn properly (i.e., fully tied or closed; foot fully inserted into the shoe.) Students are encouraged to change into sneakers for recess.

Jewelry
Girls may wear a small religious medal or crucifix. A single pair of small, post earrings to be worn in the earlobe (no hoops or dangling earrings), one simple ring, a watch, and a religious medal, cross, or crucifix on a chain may be worn. Boys may wear a simple watch, one simple ring, and a religious medal, cross, or crucifix on a chain may be worn; no earrings or nose rings.

Fall/Spring Option
Navy girls twill walking shorts
Light blue short sleeve polo shirt with Aquinas logo
White socks only
All white sneakers

Regular Uniform

Navy twill pants purchased
Light blue polo shirt in long or short sleeves with Aquinas logo
Navy v-neck sweater or vest with white trim and Aquinas crest (optional in Fall/Spring)
Navy blue socks
Black belt (not required for PK or K students)

PE shirt and shorts for summer/PE sweatshirt and sweatpants for winter with all white sneakers for both
Black buckle or lace up dress shoes with distinguishable heel

Shoes
Black Leather dress shoes should be either buckle or Oxford (lace-up). All shoe styles must have a distinguishable heel of no more than one inch in height. Boots, moccasins, deck, and ballerina type shoes are not permissible. Shoes must be kept in good condition: leather shoes should be cleaned or polished regularly and lace-up shoes should have laces replaced as soon as they become frayed or torn. Lace-up shoes must be kept tied at all times, and all shoe styles must be worn properly (i.e., fully tied or closed; foot fully inserted into the shoe.) Students are encouraged to change into sneakers for recess.

Fall/Spring Option
Navy twill walking shorts
Light blue short sleeve polo shirt with Aquinas logo (same as regular uniform)
White calf socks
All white sneakers

Regular Uniform

Blue and White Aquinas plaid, kick pleated skirt, length of skirt is to the knee
Blue Oxford shirt with button-down collar, long or short sleeves (short sleeved with Aquinas logo)
Navy v-neck sweater or vest with white trim and Aquinas crest
Navy or white knee socks, navy or white opaque tights, or plain white socks with cuffs two inches above the edge of the shoe; no ankle socks may be worn
Black buckle or lace up dress shoes with distinguishable heel. No white sneakers.

PE shirt and shorts for fall/spring and PE sweatshirt and sweatpants for winter All black or all white sneakers or a combination of both black/white sneakers for PE only. No other colors allowed. No high top sneakers.

Shoes
Black Leather dress shoes should be either buckle or Oxford (lace-up). All shoe styles must have a distinguishable heel of no more than one inch in height. Boots, moccasins, deck, and ballerina type shoes are not permissible. Shoes must be kept in good condition: leather shoes should be cleaned or polished regularly and lace-up shoes should have laces replaced as soon as they become frayed or torn. Lace-up shoes must be kept tied at all times, and all shoe styles must be worn properly (i.e., fully tied or closed; foot fully inserted into the shoe.) Students are encouraged to change into sneakers for recess.

Jewelry
Girls may wear a small religious medal or crucifix. A single pair of small, post earrings to be worn in the earlobe (no hoops or dangling earrings), one simple ring, a watch, and a religious medal, cross, or crucifix on a chain may be worn. Boys may wear a simple watch, one simple ring, and a religious medal, cross, or crucifix on a chain may be worn; no earrings or nose rings

Fall/Spring Options
Blue Oxford, short sleeved, with Aquinas logo and Aquinas plaid kick pleated skirt (sweater optional)
Black buckle or lace up dress shoes with distinguishable heel
Navy or white knee socks of plain white socks with with cuffs two inches above the ankle
No white sneakers allowed

Regular Uniform

Navy blue twill pants from Flynn & O’Hara only
Blue Oxford shirt with button-down collar, long or short sleeves. Short sleeved with Aquinas Logo.
Navy v-neck sweater or vest with white trim and Aquinas crest
Aquinas blue plaid tie
Navy blue socks only
Black belt
Black buckle or lace up dress shoes with distinguishable heel

PE shirt and shorts for fall/spring and PE Sweatshirt and sweatpants for winter. All black or all white sneakers or a combination of both black/white sneakers for PE only. No other colors allowed. No high top sneakers.

Shoes
Black Leather dress shoes should be either buckle or Oxford (lace-up). All shoe styles must have a distinguishable heel of no more than one inch in height. Boots, moccasins, deck, and ballerina type shoes are not permissible. Shoes must be kept in good condition: leather shoes should be cleaned or polished regularly and lace-up shoes should have laces replaced as soon as they become frayed or torn. Lace-up shoes must be kept tied at all times, and all shoe styles must be worn properly (i.e., fully tied or closed; foot fully inserted into the shoe.) Students are encouraged to change into sneakers for recess.

Fall/Spring Options
Blue Oxford shirt with button-down collar, short sleeves, with Aquinas logo (sweater optional)
Neck tie optional in the Fall/Spring
Navy blue twill pants
Navy blue socks
Black buckle or lace up dress shoes with distinguishable heel. No white sneakers