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Cathedral Catholic High School bans skirts from dress code

After issuing “thousands of hours of detention” to students modifying the length of uniform skirts, Cathedral Catholic High School in Carmel Valley has made the decision to ban skirts from its dress code, it was reported May 21.

Students at Cathedral Catholic High School learned about the new rules in an email from Principal Kevin Calkins on Friday, May 17, NBC7 reported.

In an email sent to parents and students, Calkins wrote that the dress code exists to foster a faith-based environment where students are focused on learning and not outward appearances.

“Male faculty feel uncomfortable addressing female students about the length of their skirts, even female faculty...