Quick Reference for Incoming 6th Graders
6th Grade Summer Reading
Standard Mode of Dress for 2020 – 2021
MPVA will have a mandatory dress code for the 2019 - 2020 school year. This has been upheld by the SDMC. The dress code applies any time a student is on campus, including before and after school and on field trips. The dress code policy starts once a student steps onto the school grounds until the student exits the school grounds. No additional items of clothing may be worn beyond what is explicitly stated herein.
- Student IDs must be worn visibly at all times. Information on the ID must be clearly visible and not defaced.
- Sweatshirts, jackets or sweaters: solid white, gray, purple, or black may be worn during the day. Solid sweatshirts, jackets may have logos that are no larger than 2x2 inches in size.
- Other jackets may be worn to school and placed in lockers during the school day.
- No vests or other outer wear permitted.
- Outerwear (such as jackets or sweatshirts) cannot be worn inside out.
- Monday through Friday: Students may wear either a PTO purchased shirt, MPVA Club shirt, 8th grade shirt or MPVA House shirt.
- Students may not wear the MPVA PE shirt as an outer shirt.
- Solid white, gray, purple or black; only visible at the neck and tucked in; may not extend below the bottom of the outer shirt.
- Standard solid blue or black denim jeans fitted at the waist and extending to the ankle.
- The following are not permitted: (1) sagging pants; (2) leggings, capris; (3) holes or other designs; (4) “Dickies” or khakis; (5) frayed jeans; (6) acid washed jeans; (7) tapered jeans/joggers (or jeans with elastic at the ankle); (8) cargo pants.
- Solid navy blue or black uniform shorts OR black or blue denim shorts, fitted at the waist and extending to the knee. No cargo shorts allowed.
- Standard, solid blue or black denim skirts. May not be shorter than 3 inches above the knee. Slits may not be more than 2” deep; measured from the hem.
- Closed toe, closed heel only. No house shoes, slides, flip-flops permitted; No toe socks/shoes allowed.
- Any haircut or hair color deemed disruptive by a teacher or administrator will not be allowed. The HISD Student Code of Conduct will be followed.
- Bags and backpacks: Remain in the locker throughout the school day. Includes but is not limited to purses, totes and other receptacles the administrator deems as a bag/backpack.
- Belts must be worn in belt loops.
- No extra accessories permitted inside the building or classrooms at any time including, but not limited to, headwear such as hats, sunglasses, du-rags, caps or bandanas.
- Hoods may not be worn during the school day.
No visible tattoos or piercing i.e. (lip, tongue, nose, eyebrow). Ear piercing is allowed. However, no jewelry/piercing is allowed for UIL athletic participation. It is strongly advised not to wear pierced ear jewelry during the PE/athletic period.
There are universal supplies needed per student.
- notebook paper
- package of pens (black or blue)
- pencil pouch/bag
- colored pencils
- 1 – combination lock (for PE)
- Mesh or Clear backpack**
Additional supplies will be given to students the 1st week of school per teacher. Students do not need to bring all their supplies the first day of school. Students will only need something to write with (black or blue pen) and something to write on (notebook paper).
** Beginning this year students will not have main lockers and all students are required to have a clear or mesh backpack only.