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grade-schooler \ ˈgrād-​ˌskü-​lər \ noun

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Enter Buffy, the comforter that makes me gush like a sixth-grade school girl with a crush. Danielle Tullo, House Beautiful, "I Used to Wake Up Sweating In the Middle of The Night — This Blanket Changed That," 27 Aug. 2018 At the beginning of my 2nd grade school year, my hair fell out, causing me to wear hats to school. Sarah Jacoby, SELF, "7 People Describe What It's Really Like to Have Alopecia," 14 May 2018 DiBernardo got his start in golf in the summer following his seventh-grade school year. Andrew Turner,, "Daily Pilot High School Male Athlete of the Week: Edison’s Pete DiBernardo looking forward, not back," 22 Apr. 2018 Shopping for school supplies while in grade school may have been easy-peasy, but shopping for college necessities is a whole other ballgame. Katelyn Chef, Teen Vogue, "11 Twin XL Sheet Sets Perfect for Your Dorm," 8 Aug. 2018 One reason lower-grade schools are less likely to have full-time school resource officers is partially about finances. Perry Vandell, azcentral, "How many police officers already are on Phoenix-area school campuses?," 18 Apr. 2018 Because most of us are not given a financial education from grade school up. Chloé Braithwaite, SELF, "5 Questions With a Financial Therapist," 21 Sep. 2018 Cincinnati Waldorf School opened its grade school in Clifton in 1973 and moved to Mariemont in 2013. Jeanne Houck,, "Cincinnati Waldorf School to open temporary high school in Madisonville," 22 June 2018 Shortstop Francisco Lindor grew up in Caguas before moving to the United States, and presented the donation check to student leaders at his old grade school in Gurabo, according to Khadrice Rollins,, "Indians Donate One Playoff Share Toward Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria Recovery," 17 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of grade school

1869, in the meaning defined above

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

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