elementary elementary  /ˌɛ lə ˈmɛn tri/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) easy and not involved or complicated
  2. (adj) of or pertaining to or characteristic of elementary school or elementary education
  3. (adj) of or being the essential or basic part

Usage(s):

  1. Classes had been going for a week at the Edgar Allen Poe elementary school in well-to-do south Houston.
  2. Tip: Most boys in elementary school can hold on to a girl for only 30 days.
  3. An admittedly less scientific poll of parents conducted this year for AOL and the Associated Press found that elementary school students were averaging 78 min.

News

  1. Caldwell Elementary closed from June 21 to July 31

    CALDWELL -- Caldwell Elementary will close for the sumer on June 21. Summer hours are 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. each day. If you have not received your child's report card,...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Daily Jeffersonian

  2. Elementary lunch prices to increase

    Pueblo City Schools (D60) elementary students will pay more this fall for lunch.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Pueblo Chieftain

  3. Fouke Elementary principal to serve on a state board

    Fouke Elementary School Principal Ken Endris will serve on the Arkansas Association for Supervision Curriculum Development Conference State Board of Directors for a three-year term.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Texarkana Gazette

Quotes

  1. "We made far too many elementary mistakes and I can't allow that from my players," he said. "We must correct that. I wasn't happy but they fought heroically. Some didn't play well but they fought."
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Morten Olsen Source: AFP

  2. "In fact, one of the saddest but most common conditions in elementary school computer labs (when they exist in the developing world), is the children are being trained to use Word, Excel and PowerPoint," Negroponte wrote in an e-mail interview....
    on Dec 31, 2006 By: Nicholas Negroponte Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "I think there's been an enormous investment in teaching kids to read in elementary school," Gioia said. "Kids are doing better at 9, and at 11. At 13, they're doing no worse, but then you see this catastrophic falloff. ...... If kids are put...
    on Nov 18, 2007 By: Dana Gioia Source: Forbes

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