grade school


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grade-schooler \ ˈgrād-​ˌskü-​lər How to pronounce grade-schooler (audio) \ noun

Examples of grade school in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sunview is a kindergarten through third-grade school, and has four classes for each grade level. cleveland, "Sunview students, parents deliver posters of thanks to Lyndhurst officials after Sept. 13 storm," 3 Oct. 2019 The senior captains, teammates since grade school, combined for three goals and two assists to propel King Philip to its 21st straight win, a 4-1 victory at Whitman-Hanson Regional., "Chloe Layne and Avery Snead play off each other, as King Philip girls’ soccer coach Gary Pichel has noted, like “hand in glove.”," 14 Nov. 2019 Gottlieb, a former Marine, has been fascinated with buying and selling military items since grade school. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Local collector’s Hitler artifacts could fetch millions at German auction," 25 Sep. 2019 Across from Cámara, Koslow responded by sitting upright in her chair, blinking purposively, and speaking to the table in the soft, calming tones of a second grade school teacher. David Tamarkin, Bon Appétit, "Running a Restaurant Is Hard, Chef Partnerships Are Even Harder. Can Onda Get It Right?," 29 Oct. 2019 This year’s players were in grade school the last time two south-side teams battled for the state championship. Author: Josh Reed, Anchorage Daily News, "It’s a south-side showdown in Division I football championship game," 25 Oct. 2019 One graduated from grade school there in 1956 and served as an altar boy., "Reverence and resistance in one of Portland’s oldest Catholic churches," 11 Aug. 2019 Community outreach programs include mentoring grade school students, assisting at various community events, and serving as good will ambassadors for the Police Department. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Star octogenarian runner visits Camino Hills," 16 Aug. 2019 There will be games, prizes, and raffles, and all grade school students and coaches will be admitted for free. Adam Turer,, "Undefeated No. 1 Moeller volleyball: 'We know that we are not this invincible team'," 10 May 2018

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First Known Use of grade school

1869, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of grade school was in 1869

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10 Dec 2019

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“Grade school.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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Kids Definition of grade school

: a school including the first six or the first eight grades

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