day school


: an elementary or secondary school held on weekdays
specifically : a private school without boarding facilities

Examples of day school in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During puppy training day school, dogs learn good manners, crate training, potty training and more. Alexandra Maloney, Charlotte Observer, 6 June 2024 The Truxton Training school was eventually closed in 1937, after another Hualapai day school opened up in the nearby town of Peach Springs, which led to the demolition of many of the buildings. Kira Caspers, The Arizona Republic, 14 Feb. 2024 Inspired by Okuyama’s early experiences, the film explores the inner world of a nine-year-old boy grappling with the foreign concepts of Christianity after his family has abruptly moved from Tokyo to rural Japan and enrolled him in a small Christian day school. Patrick Brzeski, The Hollywood Reporter, 18 May 2024 The school, which is a co-educational day school, is located in the heart of the country’s capital Abuja. Kirsty Hatcher, Peoplemag, 10 May 2024 Most of the families who have expressed interest in Emet are not from traditionally observant backgrounds, and their kids are not coming out of religious Jewish day schools. Emma Green, The New Yorker, 11 Mar. 2024 On his first day at their local day school, little Diana insisted on leaving her classroom to check in on him. Cynthia McFadden, NBC News, 11 Mar. 2024 Staffed 24/7, analysts monitor conditions both overseas and domestically, standing ready to alert any of the thousands of synagogues, community centers or day schools in their network. Catherine Herridge, CBS News, 12 Oct. 2023 Rabbi Binyamin Krauss, principal of SAR Academy, a Modern Orthodox day school in the Bronx, threaded his way between separate crowds of pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian protestors Monday outside the Israeli consulate, where he was headed for a briefing. WSJ, 10 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1718, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of day school was in 1718

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“Day school.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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