Students talk about school uniforms


Students talk about school uniforms

Danville students talk about school uniforms:

Zoe Boyd, 12

North Ridge Middle School sixth-grader

My style: Tomboy. "I don't like wearing girl stuff."

My choice: A red polo shirt and khaki pants. "I would like to wear my own shoes (pink and orange Nikes with blue laces).

Mariam Abdur-Rahm, 14

North Ridge Middle School eighth-grader

My style: Casual. "I like to wear jeans and a T-shirt. Sometimes a skirt."

My first choice: A white shirt and tie, V-neck cardigan sweater and a pleated skirt with tights or knee socks for girls. Dress pants for boys. The sweater would be maroon (a Danville High School color) or black.

My second choice: White shirts and black skirts or dress pants.

Damon Burnett, 16

Danville High sophomore

My style: Trendy, urban. "Some days it's a nice pair of jeans, belt, designer T-shirt and jacket. On days (after) I stay up late, I like a T-shirt with the school logo and sweatpants."

My choice: A "respectable" T-shirt — nothing showing too much skin and no offensive language — or polo shirt and jeans with the waistband worn around the waist.

Diamond Holmes, 15

Danville High freshman

My style: Classy, swag. "I like stylish, name-brand clothes — Hollister, True Religion, Aeropostale. I don't like them baggy, but not tight either. I like them fitted."

My choice: A blouse, maroon skirt or pants for girls, and a polo or button-down shirt and khaki pants for boys. Kids could accessorize the outfits with jewelry and scarves "so it's not plain."

Students could choose their shoes. "When you get a new pair of shoes, you like to show them off."

Christopher Crouch, 17

Danville High sophomore

My style: Casual. "Hoodie and jeans."

My first choice: Jeans worn around the waist and an appropriate T-shirt. "It's not too bizarre. That's something people wear everyday."

My second choice: Polo shirt in school colors and black or tan cargo pants. "Different colors, so we could mix it up a little."

Chelsea McQueen, 15

Danville High sophomore

My style: Vintage and girly.

My first choice: Polo shirt and appropriate tank top and pants or a skirt — high-waisted and not too long in length — for girls, and polo shirts and jeans or khakis for boys. "We should be able to accessorize with bracelets, rings, necklaces and scarves."

Arianna Devalle Hillard, 15

Danville High freshman

My style: Exotic

My choice: Maroon or white polot shirt or sweater and "cute" beige or black pants and a high-waisted skirt for girls. "I also would like to dress it up with big jewelry or a scarf."

Presley Griffin, 17

Danville High junior

My style: Unique and extraordinary. "I like to stand out."

My choice: A cute shirt and khaki slacks or a skirt for girls. "I want to be able to wear my own shoes — Uggs or Jordans — and scarfs and handbags. I like to switch it up."


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