ABC11 is helping students and parents prepare for the start of the new school year by sharing back-to-school stories and advice.
One important thing as students return to the classroom is knowing the school dress code.
Each county has an extensive list of do's and don'ts.
In Wake County, pants shouldn't sag. Ladies should leave the strapless shirts and midriff tops at home, and clothes advertising products that are illegal to minors are off-limits too.
For a complete list of what is considered appropriate in Wake County, click here.
Here is the dress code and code of conduct for some other counties in our area: