Homecoming 2016

Dress Days


The Spirit Dress Days and the Dress Code for each day is printed below.  Students who choose to participate in the Spirit Dress Days are expected to adhere to the dress code and to use discretion in applying the dress code guidelines.  All dress/grooming must be modest, in good taste, and appropriate for all Homecoming activities.  Clothing items may not contain ads or endorsements for alcohol, tobacco, or messages inconsistent with the philosophy of the Church/school.

The school reserves the right to determine suitability of dress and to require corrective action when deemed necessary.

If you do not choose to participate in the dress down days, then you must wear the complete school uniform properly. Parts of the school uniform may not be mixed with dress down attire.



Sept. 28

Wacky WednesdayStudents may wear a Homecoming, black or orange t-shirt with jeans or khakis. If you do not wear a Homecoming, black or orange t-shirt you must come in your



complete school uniform. You may also add vests, blazers, ties, jewelry, hair accessories, boas,



belts.  The black or orange t-shirt must be visible.




Sept. 29


Class T-shirt Students who choose to dress down on this day must wear the 2015 McTClass T-shirt with jeans or khakis.




Sept. 30


General Dress Guidelines for ALL CLASSES:


Homecoming Class Themes

Dear students,

The Administration reserves the right to determine suitability of dress/grooming for all school functions and to require corrective action when deemed necessary.

  1.  If you choose to wear any part of the school uniform, you must be in complete uniform and it must

be worn properly. You cannot wear any part of the school uniform as dress-down attire.

  1.  You may not wear any uniforms/apparel of any other high school.
  2.  All clothing must cover the same amount of your body as our school uniform.
  3.  No shorts of any kind. Jeans, khakis and skirts must be worn as part of costume.  Only girls can wear skirts

and they must be knee length. If a girl wears tights, a knee length skirt must be worn over them.

  1.  No baggy, oversize clothing, torn ragged clothing or tight clothing.
  2. Shoes or sandals must be worn. No high heel shoes, Crocs or flip flops.
  3. No face paint of any kind or any markings on face or body. (Including eye black under eyes or fake blood.)
  4.  Masks and “props(safe ones) at the pep rally only. Masks must be removed upon request.
  5. No scrubs or sleep pants. No athletic pants of any kind (wind pants, sweat pants, football pants, baseball pants, etc.)
  6. Boys may not wear make-up, skirts or nail polish
  7. You may not take time out of class or in class to “dressfor the day or the pep rally. Come to school in your dress for the
  8. No clothing or costume may stereotype or show any disrespect to any culture, race, religion; nor may the costume be offensive to any culture, race, religion. Example: no confederate flags.
  9. Clothing items may not contain ads or endorsements for alcohol, tobacco, or messages inconsistent with the philosophy of the Church/school
  10. Costumes must cover as much of your body as your uniform.
  11. The Admin Team will have the final say on all dress to determine if it is appropriate.


Grown Up Seniors  Examples: Seniors will dress as professionals for work.


Disney Juniors Examples: Students dress as characters from Disney

Spooky Sophomores: Examples: Students dress as Halloween figures.

Far Out Freshman – Examples: Dress as people from the 1970s (Disco)



All costumes must adhere to the general guidelines above.

Hall Decoration Guidelines:


  1.  Please, no floor coverings or decorations that obstruct halls or doorways
  2. Please do not have loose propsthat may be moved around in the halls. Props must be secured.
  3.  Please do not put duct tape on painted surfaces – It can and does pull the paint off of the walls. Use painters tape only.
  4. Posters and signs that carry out your theme and promote unified school spirit for our team are encouraged
  5. Plan your work days with your moderators.




Homecoming Dance:


This will be held at the Mobile Convention Center on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.  You must arrive at the dance no later than 9:30 and you may not leave until 11:00 p.m.  The Dress Code for the dance is semi-formal.  This means a coat and tie for the gentlemen and appropriate dress for the ladies. Ladies dress should be modest and represents the values we teach everyday. Please make sure they are not so short, tight and immodest that we would have to send you home from the dance. The school reserves the right to determine suitability of dress and to require corrective action when deemed necessary. All guests are subject to administrative approval and must adhere to McGill- Toolen dress codes, grooming regulations, and behavior expected of McGill-Toolen students.  All students and guests attending McGill-Toolen dances must pass a breathalyzer test before being admitted to the dance.  A breathalyzer test may also be administered to students/guests at any time during or after the dance.


All outside guests at the dance must have prior approval of the school administration Please see Mr. Stein for the appropriate approval forms. All forms must be submitted to Mr. Steins office no later than Sept. 28, 2016.


The ticket price for the dance is $15.00 per person or $30.00 a couple if purchased at school.  The price will increase to

$20 per person and $40 per couple at the door. Please bring exact change or a check made payable to McGill- Toolen Catholic High School.  Tickets will be sold at school the week of homecoming. Free soft drinks and water will be served.  Neither the school nor any of its employees or agents will assume any responsibility or liability for items lost at the dance.  Parking at the Convention Center is $5.00 per vehicle.




Homecoming Pictures: Jim Owen Photography will take pictures at the Homecoming Dance.  Picture packages and prices will be distributed on a separate flyer by email.