E-mail from Minnetonka principal to parents about leggings

  • Article by: Minnetonka High School
  • Updated: November 13, 2012 - 2:59 PM

Minnetonka High School Principal Dave Adney sent an e-mail to parents on Nov. 12, 2012, regarding an increase in female students wearing t-shirts with leggings.

Hello Parents of Minnetonka High School students,
 
This is Dave Adney with an update on high school fashion trends and a request.
 
As the weather gets colder we have noticed a fashion trend with our young women. Many of them choose to wear leggings usually made of spandex or another form of tight fitting material. In past years this has not been a major problem since fashion norms called for a long sweatshirt, jersey or sweater to be worn in conjunction with the leggings. This fall another pattern has emerged and we are requesting parent support.
 
Some of our girls have chosen to wear t-shirts with the leggings, thus exposing more leg and backside area. This can be highly distracting for other students and I am asking your assistance. If your daughters choose to wear leggings or other tight fitting clothing please support our goal of keeping things covered up. We encourage students to dress modestly and this trend is definitely a move away from our general expectations.
 
Thanks
 
Dave Adney
 

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