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Uniform Policy and Dress Code

Updated to reflect changes for the 24-25 school year

The official school uniform supplier of St. Mary Magdalene Catholic School is FlynnO’Hara Uniforms. School uniforms can be purchased in a variety of methods, including the company’s website at https://www.flynnohara.com, the company’s store located at 8613 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27617, or through used uniform sales throughout the school year.

The St. Mary Magdalene Catholic School uniform identifies students as members of the St. Mary Magdalene Catholic School community.  Please remember while students are in uniform, they are representing St. Mary Magdalene Catholic School.  Students should always maintain a neat and clean appearance while in uniform, even if it is off school grounds.

  • The uniform is to be kept neat and clean, free of rips or tears, or stains.
  • The uniform is to fit properly. 
  • Skirts/skorts/shorts should be no shorter than mid-thigh.
  • The uniform shirt is to be tucked in.
  • Hair must be neat and out of the eyes. Boys’ hair must not touch the collar of the shirt.
  • Hair may not be dyed, bleached or highlighted.
  • No fake or acrylic nails.
  • Makeup and nail polish are not permitted. This includes mascara.
  • Cologne and perfume are not permitted.
  • All polo shirts must have the school logo.

PreK3 Students

PK3 students are not required to wear the school uniform.

Girls: PreK4- Grade 5

Regular school uniform, including Mass days:

  • Uniform drop waist plaid jumper (with uniform blouse or polo)
  • Uniform burgundy polo dress
  • Uniform khaki skort
  • Uniform pleated plaid skirt
  • Uniform khaki walking shorts or pants
  • Uniform white Peter Pan collar blouse (long or short sleeve)
  • Uniform white or maroon polo (long or short sleeve)

Girls: Grade 6 - Grade 8

Regular school uniform, including Mass days:  

  • Uniform 2 pleat skort CHARCOAL GRAY: No shorter than mid-thigh.
  • Uniform CHARCOAL GRAY walking shorts: No shorter than mid-thigh.
  • Uniform white or maroon polo with logo
  • Modesty shorts: Girls choosing to wear skorts must also wear the attached modesty shorts underneath

Boys: PreK4 - Grade 5

Regular school uniform, including Mass days:  

  • Uniform Khaki shorts: no higher than 2 inches above the knee.  
  • Uniform Khaki pants
  • Uniform white or maroon polo shirt (short or long sleeve)

Boys: Grade 6- Grade 8

Regular school uniform, including Mass days:  

  • Uniform CHARCOAL GRAY shorts: no higher than 2 inches above the knee.
  • Uniform CHARCOAL GRAY pants
  • Uniform white or maroon polo shirt (short or long sleeve)

PreK3-Grade 8 Shoes

Plain brown/black dress shoes or athletic shoe. Shoes must be closed toed, no boots, heels, slippers, Uggs, Crocs, wheels, lights, sandals, or clogs

PreK3- Grade 8 Uniform leggings & socks

  • Black leggings are the only color option to be worn underneath uniform bottoms. Other colors are not allowed. 
  • Solid white socks (small logo permitted) is the only approved athletic sock/ankle sock color permitted.
  • Maroon is the only approved knee-high sock color.

PreK3-Grade 8 Outerwear: 

  • Maroon Crewneck Sweatshirt with Embroidered Logo (Flynn O'Hara)
  • Maroon Cardigan Sweater with Embroidered Logo  (Flynn O'Hara)
  • Maroon ¼-Zip Performance Pullover with logo (will be available in our Art House Inks Spirit Store in the coming weeks) 
  • Grade 8 Only Designated Item (Ordering information will be sent to Grade 8 parents during the summer.)
  • PK3 and PK4 Only: Full Zip Gray Sweatshirt w/ Mini-Monarch Logo (will be available in our Art House Inks Spirit Store in the coming weeks

PE Uniform Guidelines

PK3 PE Uniform
No PE uniform

PK4 PE Uniform
PE uniforms are optional

Kindergarten - Grade 8 PE Uniforms

  • Uniform Gray athletic t-shirt
  • Uniform Maroon gym shorts  (no more than 2 inches above the knee)
  • Uniform maroon sweatpants or track pants
  • Plain white, black, or maroon socks (no visible branding or logos are permitted).
  • Athletic shoes must be worn on PE day
  • No athletic tights or leggings may be worn under shorts by boys or girls

PreK3-8th Grade Jewelry/Accessories

  • One simple wristwatch (No fitness trackers or smart watches or similar-styled watches; SmartWatches fall under technology).
  • One simple bracelet.
  • Single necklace with a small ornament.
  • Girls may wear one set of stud earrings; nothing dangling, looped, or chained.  
  • Boys may not wear earrings.
  • Hair accessories, including hair ties, bows, bands, barrettes, and clips must be uniform plaid or plain school colors (maroon, black, and white). 
  • No makeup or nail polish is allowed.

Additional Information Regarding the Dress Code

The administration of St. Mary Magdalene Catholic School reserves the right to determine whether or not a student’s clothing or uniform is appropriate. Students wearing inappropriate clothing will be removed from class and the parent will be called.  A change of clothing will be required for the student to be permitted to return to class.  Accommodations for missed work will not be made.