[ noun ] (education) an educational institution
"the school was founded in 1900"
Used in print(The Dallas Morning News,...)
The TEA estimated there would be 182 scholastics to attend the day_school in Dallas_County , saving them from coming to Austin to live in the state deaf school .
One validated acts of school districts .
Without dissent , senators passed a bill by Sen._A._R._Schwartz of Galveston authorizing establishment in the future of a school for the mentally_retarded in the Gulf_Coast district .
The board_of_regents of Paris_Junior_College has named Dr._Clarence_Charles_Clark of Hays , Kan. as the school 's new president .
Principals of the 13 schools in the Denton_Independent_School_District have been re-elected for the 1961 - 62 session upon the recommendation of Supt._Chester_O._Strickland .
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[ noun ] (education) a building where young people receive education
"the school was built in 1932" "he walked to school every morning"
Used in print(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)
The parallel_bars , horse , buck , springboard , horizontal_bar , rings , and mats formerly in the school gyms were replaced by baseball , volleyball , basketball and football .(Christopher Davis, First Family....)
Scotty did not go_back to school .(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)
The school was small , dark and ill-equipped .(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)
Kate had walked past the school on her morning chores and had seen the whole incident , had seen Joel 's burning humiliation before Miss_Snow 's cold , bespectacled wrath .(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)
Children walking home from school would scuff through what seemed to be his foliage .
[ noun ] (psychology,education) the process of being formally educated at a school
"what will you do when you finish school?"
Used in print(Helen Hooven Santmyer, "There Were Fences"...)
We enjoyed a paradoxical freedom when we were still too young for school .(Edward Jablonski, Harold Arlen Happy with the Blues....)
During the summers , while he was still in school , Mercer worked for his father 's firm as a messenger_boy .
When the family business failed , Mercer left school and on his mother 's urging - for she hoped that he would become an actor - he joined a local little theater group .(Jesse W. Grimes and Wesley Allinsmith, "Compuls...)
Individual differences in maturation and the development of readiness for learning to read indicate that not until the third grade have most children had ample opportunity to demonstrate their capacity for school achievement .
In the primary grades , reading permeates almost every aspect of school progress , and the children 's early experiences of success or failure in learning to read often set a pattern of total achievement that is relatively enduring throughout the following years .
[ noun ] (education) an educational institution's faculty and students
"the school keeps parents informed" "the whole school turned out for the game"
[ noun ] (education) the period of instruction in a school; the time period when schools is in session
"stay after school" "he didn't miss a single day of school" "when the school day was done we would walk home together"
Used in print(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)
Joel worked like a field_hand in the afternoons after school .
[ noun ] a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers
"the Venetian school of painting"
Used in print(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)
So it is too with many other spirits which we all know : the spirit of Nazism or Communism , school spirit , the spirit of a street_corner gang or a football_team , the spirit of Rotary or the Ku_Klux_Klan .(Chester G. Starr, The Origins of Greek Civili...)
Plate 12 illustrates four examples , which are Ripe or Late_Geometric work of common spirit but of different schools .(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)
And it is thought by many who think_about such things that Quasimodo is the logical culmination of a school that started with Monet , progressed through Kandinsky and the cubist Picasso , and blossomed just recently in Pollock and De_Kooning .
[ verb ] (education) educate in or as if in a school
"The children are schooled at great cost to their parents in private institutions"
Used in print(Arlin Turner, "William Faulkner, Southern Novelist"...)
His denials of extensive reading notwithstanding , it is no_doubt safe to assume that he has spent time schooling himself in Southern history and that he has gained some acquaintance with the chief literary authors who have lived in the South or have written_about the South .
[ verb ] swim in or form a large group of fish
"A cluster of schooling fish was attracted to the bait"