Lumen Christi Uniforms 2016-17
Many are aware that Lumen Christi Catholic School will be making some changes to school uniforms for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year.
Several myths have popped up regarding the new uniforms. We hope that you find the following ‘Myth-busting’ information to be helpful.
Myth vs. Fact
Myth – Seniors are exempt or grandfathered in for next year.
Truth – Seniors will adhere to the new uniform requirements.
Myth – Students must wear a uniform to gym class purchased by Educational Outfitters.
Truth – Students may wear a t-shirt and athletic shorts to gym class.
Myth – Boys must wear a tie.
Truth – Boys in 9th – 12th grade have the option to wear a polo shirt or the uniform shirt and tie.
Myth – The dress code for shoes has changed.
Truth – The dress code for shoes will remain the same.
Myth – 7th and 8th graders are not part of the uniform change.
Truth – 7th and 8th graders will buy the pants from Educational Outfitters. The tops are optional for this year only. They may continue to wear the LC polo for the 2016/17 school year.
Myth – If my pants rip, I have to pay for a new pair.
Truth – Educational Outfitters guarantees their products for one full year. They will replace pants that tear in unusual places or do not hold up.
Myth – The new uniform will cost $2,500!
Truth – You can spend as little as $54.98 on the new uniform if you start with one pair of pants and one shirt. It is easy to add items throughout the year when there are specials.
Myth – All girls must wear the skirt.
Truth – The skirt is an option for 9th – 12th grade girls.
Myth – The pants do not come in many sizes.
Truth – The pants come in multiple sizes and can be custom fit. Educational Outfitters will be at school on April 20th to fit all students. You may also visit their store in Lansing. In addition, uniform tops will be carried in the Titan Fan Shop.
Myth – Uniform items cannot be returned.
Truth – If items are purchased prior to August and your student grows during the summer, Educational Outfitters will exchange the items.
Myth – There are no discounts available.
Truth – You may use T.R.I.P. to purchase uniform items from Educational Outfitters to save on tuition.
Please visit the dress code page for more details and information on how to order. If you have any additional questions about school uniforms, please feel free to contact Assistant Principal/Dean of Students Brian Garred at 517.787.0630 or firstname.lastname@example.org