homeroom

noun
home·​room | \ ˈhōm-ˌrüm How to pronounce homeroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m\

Definition of homeroom

: a classroom where pupils report especially at the beginning of each school day

Examples of homeroom in a Sentence

They were assigned to different homerooms. He was late for homeroom.

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Educators arranged for the students to have a separate, small group homeroom to give them more time and support at the start of the day, said Elyssa Walter, a school psychologist in Menomonie. Eric Litke, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Kids in Crisis: Bullying is everywhere, but data on it isn't. Could tracking help?," 16 May 2019 The top two homerooms who advanced to the finals were Mrs. Fenton's class and Mr. Brown's class. Charlene Paparizos, cleveland.com, "Chagrin Falls Middle School Students Volunteer at Food Bank: Community Voices," 26 Apr. 2018 Jack Patton and Mike McNamara met the first day of high school 59 years ago, both short Irish kids from different parts of Cleveland who ended up in the same homeroom and ate lunch together for the next four years. Clare Ansberry, WSJ, "The Rare, Special Bond of a Lifelong Male Friendship," 20 Mar. 2019 While each t-shirt had the same design, every eighth-grade homeroom had a different color. Charlene Paparizos, cleveland.com, "Chagrin Falls Middle School participates in "Kick it for Cancer": Community Voices," 11 May 2018 Students swing their backpacks over their shoulder, board the school bus, make their way to their homeroom and the bell rings—school is back in session. Charlie Lapastora, Fox News, "Virtual school choice trending among parents for their children," 3 Aug. 2018 The New York Post reports that each grade, which has approximately 40 students, has two homerooms. Christopher Carbone, Fox News, "$45,000-per-year private school in uproar over plan to 'segregate' students by race," 1 July 2018 During the 2017-18 school year, all of the students of color in the two middle school grades were placed in the same homeroom. NBC News, "Elite NYC private school ends separating students by race," 5 July 2018 The Little Red School House in New York’s West Village, which has tuition fees of $45,485 per year, told parents last month that non-white middle school students will be placed in the same homeroom in the fall, the New York Post reported. Christopher Carbone, Fox News, "$45,000-per-year private school in uproar over plan to 'segregate' students by race," 1 July 2018

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1884, in the meaning defined above

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homeroom

noun

English Language Learners Definition of homeroom

US : a classroom where students go at the beginning of each school day

homeroom

noun
home·​room | \ ˈhōm-ˌrüm How to pronounce homeroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m\

Kids Definition of homeroom

: a classroom where students of the same class report at the start of each day

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