Cherokee County Schools makes changes to student dress code

The Cherokee County School Board at its most recent meet approved the 2021-22 Code of Conduct for students, which includes significant changes to the dress code, according to a press release.

The changes, requested by School Board members, are designed to simplify the rules to increase understanding and adherence; make the dress code more equitable across genders; and set more specific guidelines to ensure the dress code is fairly enforced. It can be reviewed in this document that contains the new Code of Conduct at

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower said, after school resumes, he plans to convene an ad hoc committee made up of students, parents and staff to further review the dress code and propose any additional recommended changes.