- The dress code was a joint effort between teachers and students two years ago, school president says
- 11 slides of pictures detail what dresses are acceptable
(CNN)An Illinois high school has been accused of body-shaming after a 21-slide presentation about acceptable prom attire was published online.
'It's hard to pick out a dress'
School: teaching our students modesty
Ott said that parents find the dress code helpful while shopping, since it allows them to be sure that whatever is picked "is both elegant and appropriate."
"As a private Catholic high school, we adhere to teaching our students moral values which include modesty," she said. "We want all students to feel beautiful in what they wear while also adhering to our values as a Catholic school."