As a girl, I think the dress code is pretty fair. I really don't believe we want to wear short shorts and mini skirts and spaghetti straps, I think we just want to just look impressive. I think it's perfectly fine for us to wear t-shirts and jeans, because we don't need to wear holey jeans and low shirts. It's not much of a problem for guys, they don't barely even care what they wear. But on the other hand, girls care much more about their appearance. I think the dress code is a bit unfair to high schoolers, because they are able to wear more of what they want in their older age, but in middle school, I think it's fine. I mean, we don't want all the little 10 and 11 year old kids looking up to 13 year olds with skimpy clothing, it's just a bad role model for them. But I kind of don't understand what the whole spaghetti strap thing is about.
I definitely think schools need dress codes. We don't need inappropriate teenagers who barely wear anything, because we need healthy role models for the kids to come. Still, I don't think the boys have as much of a problem. Most of the issues are with girls wanting to wear show-off shirts and skirts which barely have any coverage, but it seems like that's how it gets. I think the guidelines for girls are good, not too overpowering, but not too much freedom.
I'm sure some people want no dress code at all. And that's fine. But I don't think the teachers and staff want to see things like that in the halls. I can understand that they think they can wear whatever they want, and get away with it. I know what it's like going to stores and seeing some short dress that a model was wearing, or your favorite celebrity was wearing, and it's a miniskirt or a spaghetti strap tank top, but they really don't have to set themselves as a person who disrespects their body. I really don't like that we look up to celebrities, and most of them are wearing low shirts and boots and shorts, and it makes us want to wear that, too. But yes, I do...
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