Uniforms

Uniform Policy and Uniform Closet

All students from kindergarten through 8th grade are to wear the school uniform. The uniform is optional for preschool grades.

Dennis Uniform Company is our uniform provider. Items may be purchased on their web site or at the Dennis store in Mount Prospect (1400 E. Business Center Drive). Their phone number is (847) 299-1442.

UNIFORM CLOSET:

Before purchasing any uniform items, we suggest that you check the uniform closet in Viking Hall to see if there is anything available for your child. The uniform closet locating in Viking Hall (school basement/lunchroom) where you will find a variety of uniforms and sizes to take as needed and return when outgrown – as long as they are still in good condition. ALL UNIFORMS IN THE UNIFORM CLOSET ARE FREE OF CHARGE. There are plenty of plaid skirts and jumpers, white shirts, and sweatshirts for you to use this year.

School Uniforms by Dennis

Dennis Uniform has set up a customized uniform shopping experience, created especially for ST. THOMAS OF VILLANOVA SCHOOL! It’s your one-stop shopping destination for all the items in our school’s unique uniform program. To get started, click on the button below to be transferred to the St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic School ordering page.  

OUR SCHOOL CODE: GI9GV

Dennis National Customer Service 800.854.6951

Uniform Reguations

PE UNIFORMS:

Grades 4th – 8th are required to wear PE uniform. The new navy blue shirt is required and can be purchased through the school office. Navy blue gym shorts (of length past the fingertips) are also required and can be purchased through Dennis Uniform or at any retailer.

SHOES:

Black or navy dress shoes, along with gym shoes that are mostly white, black, navy or gray may be worn. We understand that there may be some additional accent color with the gym shoes.

Girls And Boys

Makeup: STV students are not allowed to wear makeup, including nail polish, to school.

Jewelry: Students may wear stud earrings, watches, and simple medals or crosses on chains.

Hair: Students hair must be neat and clean, boys’ hair is to be no longer that the top of the collar and fad hairdos are not acceptable. Hair ribbons and bows must be uniform plaid or red, white, or navy blue.

Girls

White blouse: Long or short sleeves, must have a collar or turtleneck

Shift (K-3) or skirt K-8: STV plaid (straps may not be worn on skirts)

Skorts or Split skirts: STV plaid – not navy blue

Walking shorts: Navy blue that stop just above the knee – purchase through School Belles

Note: Split skirts and walking shorts must be worn with navy, red or white tights in cold weather.

Slacks: Navy blue, straight legged dress pants. All navy blue pants are acceptable provided they are not jeans, cargo pants, skin tight, do not fade like jeans, and do not have colored top stitching, decorative buttons or trim.

Sweaters: Long sleeved, solid red cardigan, pullover, or sleeveless pullover must be purchased from SchoolBelles.

Sweatshirts: STV sweatshirts only –must be purchased from SchoolBelles

Socks or tights: Solid white, red, or navy blue anklets (not footies) that can be seen above the shoe.

Shoes: Brown or black leather shoes or gym shoes. Gym shoes must be ties or Velcro. No clogs, mules, slip-ons, or platform

Boys

White shirt: Long or short sleeve, must have a collar or turtleneck.

Pants: Navy blue, straight-legged dress pants. All navy blue pants are acceptable provided they are not jeans, cargo pants, skin tight, do not fade like jeans, and do not have colored top stitching, decorative buttons or trim.

Walking Shorts: Navy blue that stop just above the knee, purchased through SchoolBelles and worn Aug – Nov. 1st and April 1st – June.

Sweaters: Long sleeved, solid red cardigan, pullover, or sleeveless pullover must be purchased from SchoolBelles.

Sweatshirts: STV sweatshirts only – must be purchased from SchoolBelles.

Socks: Solid white, red, or navy blue anklets (not footies) that can be seen above the shoe.

Shoes: Brown or black leather shoes or gym shoes. Gym shoes must be ties or Velcro. No clogs, slip ons or platforms.

Gym Uniforms

Gr. K:    Gym shoes

Gr. 1 – 3: Navy blue shorts or STV sweatpants, gym shoes, and gym bags. Gold STV gym shirts are optional.

Gr. 4 – 8: Gold STV gym shirts, navy blue gym shorts or STV sweatpants, Gym shoes, and gym bag.

Gold STV gym shirts, sweats, and gym shorts are sold at SchoolBelles.

Any type of navy blue gym short with elastic waist is permitted.

Gym bags are can be purchased through the office.