The Rubicon

Does the Lower School really need uniforms?

Does the Lower School really need uniforms?

Tommy Verhey, Staff Writer

February 2, 2020

Uniforms are one of the many controversial topics revolving around school as a whole. Some students, teachers, and parents seem to like them, but at the same time, some don’t.

Sharee Roman, Photographer

May 24, 2017

In 2017, according to Statistic Brain, 23% of all public and private schools had a uniform policy. Although uniforms may diminish economic and social barriers between students and increase a sense of belonging and school pride, schools should allow students to wear their choice of attire. Research h...

Noah Raaum

May 24, 2017

St. Paul Academy and Summit School requires school uniforms throughout lower school, but should it be continued in middle and upper school? The school uniform has been a controversial topic for decades, but many tend to overlook the abundance of benefits from a uniform. Although some students may lose...

Two Sides, One Issue: Should students wear uniforms in the middle and upper school?

Two Sides, One Issue: Should students wear uniforms in the middle and upper school?

May 24, 2017

Two opinions on whether SPA should institute an uniform policy in the upper school.