School Uniforms

The use of uniforms has several significant benefits: they allow students to look like students, promote a mindset of school being a special place with special expectations, and develop school pride. In addition, uniforms avoid the need for a dress code, eliminate "dress competition," and present financial savings. Dress or casual uniforms are worn every school day unless otherwise designated for special events.

Uniform Guidelines

Christopher plaid swatchChristopher plaid is our school plaid across all grades, K-12. Dress day uniform items* must be purchased through DENNIS Uniforms.

See the complete uniform guidelines in sections 6.2.8, 7.2.10, 8.2.14, and 9.2.14 of the Family Handbook and read the School Uniform FAQ for answers to commonly asked questions.

    Preschool students are not required to wear uniforms.

    Lower School and Early Middle School students in grades K-6 wear dress uniforms** on Chapel days, field trips, and for designated special events. Dress uniforms are also worn on the first and last day of school. The casual uniforms are worn on all other days.

    LS EMS Girls Uniform Guide (graphical)LS EMS Boys Uniform Guide (graphical)

    Middle School students wear dress uniforms** on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Casual uniforms are worn on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays. All Middle School students take physical education either first or second semester and must wear a P.E. uniform during class.

    MS Ladies Uniform Guidelines (graphical)MS Gentlemen Uniform Guidelines (graphical)

    Upper School students wear dress uniforms** on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Casual uniforms are worn on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

    US Ladies Uniform Guide (graphical)US Gentlemen Uniform Guide (graphical)

    * Lands' End is no longer a uniform vendor, although existing Bear Creek logo wear (sweaters and vests, etc.) may still be worn on casual uniform days.

    ** All dress uniform sweaters, pants, and skirts must be purchased from DENNIS Uniforms.

    Uniform Ordering Information

    Logo Wear

    All logo wear, plaid, and dress day sweaters, pants, and skirts must be purchased from DENNIS Uniforms (online or locally at 12608 Interurban Ave. S. in Tukwila, 206-431-2000):

    • Lower School/Early Middle School code XSB050
    • Middle School/Upper School code XSB051

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    Middle School Physical Education Uniforms

    Before school starts in the fall, Middle School Physical Education uniforms (for boys and girls) must be purchased online from BSN Sports My Team Shop.

    The Physical Education (P.E.) uniform items available from My Team Shop are the only uniform items which may be worn during P.E. class. Green hooded sweatshirts (see below, part of the Middle School casual school uniform) may not be worn during P.E. class. The P.E. T-shirt and shorts are required uniform items; the sweatshirt and sweatpants are recommended.

    BSN Sports My Team Shop
    Access Code: smith2G9U

    Order deadline: August 22

    All other P.E. uniform items, such as socks and athletics shoes, may be purchased through any store. If you have questions, please contact Carol Miller, Physical Education Department Chair.

    Middle School and Upper School Uniform Hooded Sweatshirts

    Optional Bear Creek Grizzlies hooded sweatshirts for Middle School and Upper School casual uniform may be purchased online:

    Cloud 9 Sports

    Sweatshirts are personalized with the student's last name on the back and are available in green, navy, white, and charcoal gray for grades 7-12 students.

    Sweatshirts are shipped directly to you at your home address. Orders may be placed anytime. Orders received by the 15th of the month will arrive on or before the 10th of the following month. If you have questions about your order, please contact Cloud 9 Sports (425-830-3843 or scottcloud9@comcast.net). For other assistance, please contact Shelly Casale (scasale@tbcs.org), Middle School Division Assistant.

    Students may also purchase navy sweatshirts embroidered with the school logo through DENNIS Uniforms (no personalization available). Navy embroidered sweatshirts are available in several styles (crew, full-zip, 1/4- zip, and hooded).

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