Piscataway High School
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ATTENTION RISING SENIORS & PARENTS/GUARDIANS:
Senior portraits for the Class of 2017 will take place in the Patton Cafeteria on June 13th thru June 17th from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM, and June 20th thru June 23rd from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM. If you are unsure of your scheduled time or need to change your appointment, please contact Lors Photography at 908.964.0847, email@example.com or visit www.lorsstudio.com/appointments
Piscataway High School Gets an “A”
Piscataway High School received an “A” and was ranked “above average to excellent” in a recent issue of Inside Jersey Magazine, a publication of the Star Ledger. The article, entitled “New Jersey’s Top Performing Public High Schools,” rated schools throughout the state based on academic achievement and test score growth over a four-year period. Piscataway High School was one of only nine schools out of twenty-seven in Middlesex County to be given an “A” rating.
Student Dress Code
The following dress code has been established in an effort to bring about an atmosphere conducive to better learning, self respect, and a sense of responsibility. The dress code sets forth basic requirements for good grooming. Students representing the high school on field trips, public functions, etc. must adhere to this policy.
•Students (male and female) are NOT - except for religious observance - to wear head coverings in the building, e.g. hats, scarves, bandannas, headbands, sweat bands, wave caps, hoods, etc.
•Shoes or sandals must be worn at all times on school grounds and in school buildings.Students are cautioned about wearing shoes which may pose a safety hazard such as flip flops or stiletto heels.
•Low-cut tops are not acceptable, and should not be worn.
•See-through blouses, halters, bare midriffs, spaghetti-strap outfits, tank tops, and sleeveless undergarments are not acceptable. Tank tops are permissible as long as the straps are at least two fingers wide. SHIRTS OR BLOUSES MUST NOT BE CUT SO LOW AS TO REVEAL CLEAVAGE.
•Micro-miniskirts and short shorts are not acceptable. The hem of skirts/shorts must fall to at least the index fingertip of the student’s extended arm.
•No student shall be allowed to wear clothing or other apparel which can be used as a weapon.
•Slashed pants SHOULD NOT BE WORN. *Students may be asked to change.*
•Tights, leggings or other skin-tight or form-fitting garments CAN NOT BE WORN unless they are be covered by skirts or shorts that extend to the end of the fingertips with arms down and extended. •THE BELT LINE OF PANTS MUST BE AT YOUR HIPS
•Articles of clothing and/or buttons, etc. which have indecent, provocative, inflammatory, or profane writing, pictures, or slogans are not acceptable. Any clothing promoting or depicting substance use/abuse or weapons is inappropriate.
•Wearing of multiple fingered or over sized rings is not acceptable.
•Tinted glasses or sun glasses may be worn only if they are prescription lenses. No goggles are permitted.
•No gloves may be worn in class or in the buildings.
•Gang-like attire is not permitted.
•No pajamas are to be worn at any time. This includes “lounge pants.” No slippers are to be worn at any time.
•Cheerleaders must wear tights on days when they wear their uniform skirts in school.
•No underwear can be worn as outer wear. No undergarments should be exposed.
Any student who is not in compliance with the Student Dress Code can be excluded from class and school activities, and will be required to change. Failure to change/adhere to the school dress code will result in a disciplinary consequence at the discretion of the grade level dean/Assistant Principal.
BECOME THE CHIEF WE NEED YOU TO BE!
Governor's School of Excellence, November 21, 2003
Best Practice Award, 2002-03 for Comfort Zone
Best Practice Award, 2004-05 for Life Skills and Beyond
Golden Achievement Award, 2004
Best Practice Award, 2005-06 for Senior Citizens Outreach Program & Exchange (SCOPE)
National Coalition of Essential Schools, 2005. 1st school in the state to be granted full membership.
National AVID School Certified School, 2006
Amistad Fellow, 2006
Piscataway High School
100 Behmer Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Main Office: 732-981-0700