Cracking the dress code: Where do we draw the (hem) line?

09182014 AW dress code nordhoffWho’s violating the dress code? That’s up for interpretation. Morgan Pupa (left), Aleda Stub, Taylor Moran and Chaney Holland show examples of their clothes that are sometimes OK, and sometimes not OK, by Nordhoff’s dress code standards. Other area schools have much more specific dress codes. (Ojai Valley News photo by Ashley Wilson)
Misty Volaski, Ojai Valley News editor
Ask a teenage girl, and she'll tell you — cropped tops and short-shorts are fashionable right now. But in a school setting, how short is too short? At what point does clothing violate a dress code and become a distraction in schools?
It depends on who you ask.

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