Important Student Information

Calendar at a Glance

Book Ordering Information

Please contact Ms. Brown in the LLC with any questions regarding book ordering for the coming school year.

melissabrown@spellman.com

or call the Main Office

508-583-6875


Summer Assignments

Transportation

The city of Brockton provides free school bus transportation for city residents. Additionally, Spellman is on the BAT line with a bus stop directly opposite the school.

*PLEASE NOTE: WHEN BROCKTON SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED THERE WILL BE NO BUS SERVICE TO SPELLMAN. STUDENTS WILL HAVE TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS FOR THEIR OWN TRANSPORTATION.

Buses will begin running for the first day of school on Thursday, September 6th.

2018-2019 CSHS BUS ROUTES

Bus:V11

ASH ST & WINONA ST

ASH ST & W ELM ST

BELCHER AVE & NEUBERT ST

LORRAINE AVE & BIGNEY AVE

TORREY ST & PONDVIEW CIR

TORREY ST & PEARL ST

W ELM ST EXT & ATHENS DR

PLEASANT ST & PEARL ST

SUMNER ST W & LEAH DR

OAK ST & CHATHAM WEST DR

PLEASANT ST & WHEELER AVE

Bus:V34

PROSPECT ST & CROSS ST

BELAIR ST & CRICKETT RD

RUTLAND ST & N MAIN ST

N MAIN ST & WALDO ST

WINTER ST & ANGERER AVE

WINTER ST & BOURNE ST

LISA DR & BOYLE RD

HOWARD ST & EISENHOWER DR

TINA AVE & BOUNDARY ST

N QUINCY ST & HOVENDON AVE

Bus:V39

FOREST AVE & ASH ST

ASH ST & HILLBERG AVE

ASH ST & W CHESTNUT ST

COPELAND ST & SOUTHWORTH ST

PLAIN ST & CARL AVE

CARL AVE & EDSON ST

PERKINS AVE & LEYDEN ST

MAIN ST & CALMAR ST

MAIN ST & GROVE ST

MAIN ST & PARK STEach year, families struggle with the logistics of transporting their sons/daughters to school. In an effort to help with this process, we will produce a Carpool Directory for you to use as a resource. If you are interested in more information, please click here.

Uniform Policy

DRESS CODE UNIFORM POLICY

Cardinal Spellman High School has established a dress code and uniform policy for all students. The school dress code reflects and promotes a formal, business-like atmosphere, which is free of distractions and conducive to learning. Parents must help in supporting all policies of the school, including the dress code and uniform policies, by ensuring students are dressed appropriately, according to the dress code.

Students with a uniform violation or found to be not in compliance with the dress code policy will be sent to the Office for Student Life, receive an office detention, and may only return to class after a temporary uniform solution has been reached, at the discretion of the Director of Student Life.

On “dress down” days, students must comply with the conditions set forth in terms of acceptable attire. Any student found not in compliance will be sent to the Office for Student Life and parent will be called to provide appropriate attire.

Uniform for Young Men:

  • Traditional “docker”-style khaki pants; they may be purchased from School Pride or elsewhere. Any other style of pants is not allowed, including elastic ankle pants.
  • Plain black or brown belt worn at the waist
  • Regulation monogrammed long or short-sleeved red or white polo shirt (a plain white tee shirt, short or long sleeve, may be worn under the polo).
  • Black or white socks are required
  • SHOES: (1) black, brown or beige dress shoes (boat shoes are acceptable)
  • If needed for warmth, there are two options to be worn with uniform:
    • Regulation monogrammed red or navy blue cardigan or pull-over sweater from School Pride - Note: The red sweater will be phased out by June, 2019
    • Cardinal red, 3 quarter zip pullover (with Cardinal decal)
  • During designated warm weather dates in the Fall and Spring, traditional docker-style khaki shorts may be worn
  • If a student opts for a more formal attire, dress shirts, tie and sweater vests are permitted.
  • No earrings allowed; no body piercings or visible tattoos allowed.
  • Hair must be neatly groomed and length may not beyond the shirt collar.
  • Extreme hair styles, and /or unnatural color dyes are not permitted.
  • Young men in their senior year are allowed to have facial hair, provided that it is neatly trimmed and appropriately groomed (at the discretion of Administration)
  • Chains that attach to the belt or pants are not allowed.

Uniform for Young Women:

  • Option 1: Regulation kilt (must not exceed 3” from the top of knee and may not be rolled); plain shorts may be worn under kilt.
  • Socks are not allowed with kilt.
  • Tights must be worn with kilt; white, maroon, or navy tights, purchased at CSHS or School Pride are required any time and place that the uniform is worn.
  • Tights are to be free of holes, rips and runs. If tights are deemed unacceptable, the student will be sent to the Office of Student Life and consigned a pair of tights for payment on the following school day. Failure to pay will result in a detention.

Option 2: Regulation khaki SKORT purchased through School Pride Uniform Co. may be worn. Uniform knee socks (white, maroon or navy) must be worn with the skort.

  • Option 3: Traditional dokcer-style khaki pants may be worn instead of the kilt. No other styles of pants are allowed
  • During designated warm weather dates in the fall and spring, regulation traditional docker- khaki shorts may be worn.
  • Regulation long or short-sleeved monogrammed red or white polo shirt (plain white tee shirt, short or long sleeve, may be worn under the polo).
  • SHOES: (1) black, brown or beige flat dress shoes. Sperry Shoes in the designated colors are acceptable
  • If needed for warmth, there are three options to be worn with uniform:
    • Regulation monogrammed red or navy blue cardigan or pull-over sweater from School Pride - Note: The red sweater will be phased out by June, 2019
    • Cardinal red, 3 quarter zip pullover (with Cardinal decal)
  • Neatly groomed hair, no extreme hairstyles or unnatural color dyes permitted.
  • No facial piercings other than earrings, no visible tattoos allowed.
  • Girls in repeated violation of the length of the kilt will receive detention for each violation and parents will be called. If kilt is too short, student will be required to purchase a new, appropriate length kilt or to wear the uniform pants.

Relaxed Dress Code and Spirit Wear Days

Spellman Spirit Fridays - On Fridays, students are invited to wear Spellman-wear on top (Tee-shirts, sweatshirts, ministry shirts, etc.) with the regular uniforms below the waist.

Relaxed Dress Down Days - Periodically throughout the year relaxed dress code days may be announced for special occasions. All student clothing on such days must demonstrate good taste, modesty and respect for all members of the school community. Attire that promotes or advertises tobacco, drug, or alcohol use, sexual activity or discrimination is never acceptable.

The following items ARE ALLOWED:

Regular jeans, skirts (meeting the 3-inch regulation) longer skirts, sweatpants, shorts that are an appropriate, respectable length

Moccasins, Uggs and colored sneakers are allowed on full dress down days

The following are NOT allowed at any time, during any type of dress down day:

“Short”-shorts, pajama bottoms, cargo pants, yoga pants, leggings, skin-tight jeans or jeans with holes or tears or cut-offs, and mini-skirts.

Shirts or tops such as exercise tanks, tanks with spaghetti straps, low cut or revealing bare midriffs

High heels, wheelies, cleats or flip-flops.

Hats, caps, headwear, bandanas, or sunglasses

Facial piercings including nose rings not allowed

Earrings on young men are not allowed.

*Short pants option (for regular uniform days as well as Dress Down Days) is permitted up to October 1 and after April vacation.

Dress-UP Days

Periodically, students are asked to dress UP for certain occasions (masses, special assemblies and events). At these times, students are expected to dress modestly and appropriately.