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  • n  an educational institution
    the school was founded in 1900
  • n  a building where young people receive education
    the school was built in 1932
    he walked to school every morning
  • n  the process of being formally educated at a school
    what will you do when you finish school?
  • n  a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers
    the Venetian school of painting
  • n  the period of instruction in a school; the time period when school 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
  • n  an educational institution's faculty and students
    the school keeps parents informed
    the whole school turned out for the game
  • n  a large group of fish
    a school of small glittering fish swam by
  • v  educate in or as if in a school
    The children are schooled at great cost to their parents in private institutions
  • v  teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
    She is well schooled in poetry
  • v  swim in or form a large group of fish
    A cluster of schooling fish was attracted to the bait

  • I wear a school uniform and loose socks to school, so I had to change.
  • Viewpoint: Can security be increased without turning schools into armed camps? An expert on disaster preparedness tells how it can be done.
  • As gas prices go up and bus service eats into school budgets, more districts are starting to cut class.
News & Articles

  • School board approves improvement bonds
    The Starkville School District Board of Trustees Tuesday approved up to $9.95 million in spending power in which at least $2 million in no-interest loans will be used for various maintenance and repair projects.
    June 12, 2013 - The Commercial Dispatch
  • School Specialty Exits Bankruptcy
    School Specialty Exits Bankruptcy
    June 11, 2013 - Nasdaq

  • LeBron James in BYU Newsnet
    I think the major factor and the major reason in my decision was the best opportunity to win, and to win now, and to the future also,James said. "Winning is a big thing for me, ever since I was a rookie or I was in high school. That was...
  • Arlen Specter in Huffington Post (blog)
    Well, Solicitor General Kagan, I think the commentaries in the media are accurate. We started off with a standard that you articulated at the University of Chicago Law School about substantive discussions,Specter said. "And they say we...
  • Steve Rogers in International Herald Tribune
    It hits home harder than it would if it had happened at a bigger school,said Steve Rogers, an assistant football coach at the Mennonite-affiliated university of 1,155 students.

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