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Holiday Dress Guidelines



Attention Knights,

Wednesday, October 31 is Halloween and all students are encouraged to dress up for the occasion. Please remember to follow the Halloween Dress Code guidelines.

The following items are prohibited:

  • masks or face painting
  • spaghetti straps, tank tops, strapless, or halter tops 
  • heels, sandals, or open toed shoes
  • clown attire
  • political costumes
  • mock weapons

Also, please adhere to the following:
  • Nothing bloody, sinister, or gory
  • Shorts, skirts, or dresses may bot be more than 4 inches above the knee
  • Nothing baggy or excessively tight
  • Must be wearing a shirt.
  • No cross-dressing
  • Not a free dress day (or dressing as a public school student)
  • Attire must be appropriate for a Catholic school
  • If not adhering to the Halloween dress code, must be in normal BMHS uniform or students can wear jeans with a black, orange, or Halloween-themed shirt.
  • Handmade costumes are encouraged

Questions about a costume may be brought to the deans for approval.

Students not adhering to the dress code, or not in normal BMHS protocol, will be sent home with a referral, and marked absent for that school day.


This is a privilege for our student body and faculty to wear costumes. This is our opportunity as one community to demonstrate that we truly are “Socially responsible individuals who show self-discipline that is reflected in positive social behavior” (ISO's).