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.
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.
OUR SCHOOL CODE: GI9GV
Dennis Uniform Company
Dennis Uniform Company is our uniform provider. Items may be purchased on their website or at the Dennis store on the far West side of Chicago, near Park Ridge/Norridge:
7055 W Higgins Ave,
Chicago, IL 60656
Phone: (708) 669-7944
Customer Service: (800) 854-6951
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 Use school code: GI9GV
The uniform is optional for preschool grades.
SHIRT / BLOUSE
Long or short sleeve, must have a collar or turtleneck.
Long sleeved, solid red cardigan, pullover, or sleeveless pullover
STV sweatshirts only
SKORTS OR SPLIT SKIRTS
STV plaid – not navy blue
GIRLS WALKING SHORTS
Navy blue that stop just above the knee and worn. Note: Split skirts and walking shorts must be worn with navy, red or white tights in cold weather.
GIRLS SHIFT (K-3) or SKIRT K-8:
STV plaid (straps may not be worn on skirts)
SLACKS / 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.
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. Gym shoes must be ties or Velcro. No clogs, slip ons or platforms.
SOCKS or TIGHTS
Solid white, red, or navy blue anklets (not footies) that can be seen above the shoe.
STV students are not allowed to wear makeup, including nail polish, to school.
Students may wear stud earrings, watches, and simple medals or crosses on chains.
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.
PE / GYM 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.
Gr. K: Gym shoes
Gr. 1 – 3: Navy blue gym shorts or sweatpants, gym shoes, and gym bag. (Navy blue gym shirts is optional)
Gr. 4 – 8: STV navy blue gym shirts, navy blue gym shorts or sweatpants, gym shoes, and gym bag.
Any type of navy blue gym short with elastic waist is permitted.
Gym bags are can be purchased through the office.