Uniform: 7th–12th Grade

The table below outlines the uniform guidelines for 7th–12th grade students. Specific color and style requirements for uniform items can be found on the suppliers website.

All uniform items should be purchased from Lands’ End or Tommy Hilfiger. Refer to the Uniform Suppliers page for links and information on how to order. Be sure to register and stipulate the grade and gender of your child(ren) and use the size charts supplied by each supplier to determine what size to order.

DIALECTIC GIRLSDIALECTIC BOYS
RHETORIC GIRLS
RHETORIC BOYS
Every Day Except Wednesday
  • TGS monogrammed polo shirt
  • Skort
  • Pants (with brown/black leather belt)
  • Shorts (with brown/black leather belt)

Every Day Except Wednesday
  • TGS monogrammed polo shirt
  • Shorts
  • Pants
  • Belt: brown/black

Every Day Except Wednesday
  • TGS monogrammed ¾-sleeve, short-sleeve, or long-sleeve oxford shirt
  • TGS monogrammed short-sleeve textured active polo shirt
  • Skirt
  • Skort
  • Pants (with brown/black leather belt)
  • Shorts (with brown/black leather belt)

Every Day Except Wednesday
  • TGS monogrammed short-sleeve or long-sleeve oxford shirt
  • TGS monogrammed short-sleeve textured active polo shirt
  • Shorts
  • Pants
  • Belt: brown/black

Dress Up Uniform (Wednesday and Other Special Occasions)
  • TGS monogrammed long-sleeve oxford shirt: white
  • Skort: plaid

Dress Up Uniform (Wednesday and Other Special Occasions)
  • TGS monogrammed long-sleeve oxford shirt: white
  • Pants: khaki
  • Belt: brown/black
  • Geneva tie or bowtie

Dress Up Uniform (Wednesday and Other Special Occasions)
  • TGS monogrammed ¾-sleeve or long-sleeve oxford shirt: white
  • Skirt: plaid
Dress Up Uniform (Wednesday and Other Special Occasions)
  • TGS monogrammed long-sleeve oxford shirt: white
  • Dress slacks: grey
  • Belt: brown/black
  • Geneva tie or bowtie

Optional for Every Day
  • TGS monogrammed cardigan

Optional for Every Day
  • TGS monogrammed cardigan
Optional for Every Day
  • TGS monogrammed sweater OR sweater vest
  • TGS monogrammed fleece pullover
  • TGS monogrammed navy blazer

Optional for Every Day
  • TGS monogrammed sweater OR sweater vest
  • TGS monogrammed fleece pullover
  • TGS monogrammed navy blazer

PE Uniform
  • TGS PE T-shirt with G logo
  • TGS mesh shorts with G logo
  • Non-marking athletic shoes (i.e. shoes that will not mark the gym floor)

Additional Options for Friday: Any Geneva top (e.g. TGS polo, team or club shirt/sweater/sweatshirt, or TGS shirt/sweater purchased through the advancement office) may be worn with uniform skort, skirt, shorts, or pants.

If you have ANY questions about uniform, please do not hesitate to contact us. During the school year, please contact Isabel O’Driscoll in student services. During the weeks of summer, please contact Sarah Cloke.

ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES

  • Uniforms should be clean and neat at all times
  • Belts should be brown or black leather and must be worn with all shorts and pants.  
  • Skirts should be no shorter than 3” above the middle of the knee cap—from the front and from the back. If a student’s skirt is too short, they will be required to purchase a new one. 
  • Oxford shirts must be tucked in at all times, buttoned to the second-from-the-top button, collar buttons buttoned down, and cuffs buttoned. Students may not roll up their sleeves except during activities such as art, science labs, and playing outside during a break.
  • If an undershirt is worn, it should be white.
  • Students must wear a school polo or oxford shirt beneath any school sweater.
  • Hair should be styled in a way that is consistent with the spirit of this policy. Male students must wear their hair above the collar, eyebrows, and ears.
  • Jewelry and makeup (if worn) should be simple and tasteful. 
  • No visible tattoos or piercings (except up to two piercings per ear lobe for the ladies).
  • Male students may not grow facial hair.

SHOES/SOCKS/TIGHTS

Students should wear shoes that are comfortable and practical.

Dress Up Uniform Shoes: Students are required to wear dress shoes on dress up days.

Girls: Black, brown, white, or navy leather closed-toe dress shoes, with heels no higher than 2″.

Boys: Black or brown leather dress shoes.

Non Dress Up Uniform Shoes: On non dress up days, students may express themselves in their footwear as long as they stay within these guidelines:

  • Shoes must have a back or a back strap
  • No flip-flops, Crocs, slippers, boots, high heels (over 2″)
  • No shoes with inappropriate graphics
  • Shoe color and style should be in good taste

Socks/Tights: There are no color restrictions on no-show socks. However, if a student chooses to wear longer socks or tights, they must be solid black, dark navy, gray, or white. Fishnets, footless tights, and leggings are not permitted.

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August 19, 2019
  • Grammar School Meet-the-Teacher & Info Expo

    Date: August 19, 2019 - August 19, 2019
    Time: 9:30 am- 11:00 am
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  • Upper School Tour & Explore & Info Expo

    Date: August 19, 2019 - August 19, 2019
    Time: 1:30 pm- 3:00 pm
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August 20, 2019
  • US - Special Schedule

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • 7th & 8th Gr - Dialectic Dynamics

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • First Day of School

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • Girls JV Volleyball Away Match vs. University

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 6:00 pm- 7:00 pm
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  • Girls Varsity Volleyball Away Match vs. University

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 7:30 pm- 8:30 pm
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August 21, 2019
  • US - A Schedule

    Date: August 21, 2019 - August 21, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • 9th - 12th Gr - Rhetoric Retreat

    Date: August 21, 2019 - August 23, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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August 22, 2019
  • 9th - 12th Gr - Rhetoric Retreat

    Date: August 21, 2019 - August 23, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • US - A Schedule

    Date: August 22, 2019 - August 22, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • Lower School Open House

    Date: August 22, 2019 - August 22, 2019
    Time: 6:45 pm- 8:05 pm
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August 23, 2019
  • 9th - 12th Gr - Rhetoric Retreat

    Date: August 21, 2019 - August 23, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • US - A Schedule

    Date: August 23, 2019 - August 23, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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August 19, 2019
  • Grammar School Meet-the-Teacher & Info Expo

    Date: August 19, 2019 - August 19, 2019
    Time: 9:30 am- 11:00 am
    See more details

  • Upper School Tour & Explore & Info Expo

    Date: August 19, 2019 - August 19, 2019
    Time: 1:30 pm- 3:00 pm
    See more details

August 20, 2019
  • US - Special Schedule

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • 7th & 8th Gr - Dialectic Dynamics

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • First Day of School

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • Girls JV Volleyball Away Match vs. University

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 6:00 pm- 7:00 pm
    See more details

  • Girls Varsity Volleyball Away Match vs. University

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 7:30 pm- 8:30 pm
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August 21, 2019
  • US - A Schedule

    Date: August 21, 2019 - August 21, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • 9th - 12th Gr - Rhetoric Retreat

    Date: August 21, 2019 - August 23, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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August 22, 2019
  • 9th - 12th Gr - Rhetoric Retreat

    Date: August 21, 2019 - August 23, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • US - A Schedule

    Date: August 22, 2019 - August 22, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • Lower School Open House

    Date: August 22, 2019 - August 22, 2019
    Time: 6:45 pm- 8:05 pm
    See more details

August 23, 2019
  • 9th - 12th Gr - Rhetoric Retreat

    Date: August 21, 2019 - August 23, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • US - A Schedule

    Date: August 23, 2019 - August 23, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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