intersession

noun

in·​ter·​ses·​sion ˈin-tər-ˌse-shən How to pronounce intersession (audio)
: a period between two academic sessions or terms sometimes utilized for brief concentrated courses

Examples of intersession in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The first intersession, held over fall break after nine weeks of traditional classes, drew about 1,800 students in classes of 14 to 16 students each, and Birmingham hasn’t slowed down. Raymond Pierce, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2024 Each intersession gives students a chance to catch up in English-language arts, mathematics, social studies, and science while participating in enrichment activities such as coding, fine arts, and physical education. Raymond Pierce, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2024 Other programs for academic recovery in the wake of the pandemic include high school credit recovery, intersession programming during school breaks, evening schools, Saturday Academy and extended school-year programs for special needs students, Torres-Rodriguez said. Ted Glanzer, Hartford Courant, 1 June 2022 Birmingham City Schools - All BCS student activities Tuesday afternoon, including aftercare for intersession, are cancelled. al, 22 Mar. 2022 However, 41 schools with an intersession calendar start school on Aug. 8. Dallas News, 18 July 2022 The Citizen Science Program, required of all students in their first year at Bard, will be held over a three-week intersession period each January. Chris Mooney, Discover Magazine, 8 Jan. 2011 During the intersession, the second-graders worked diligently tin punching designs on pie pans, weaving baskets out of paper and creating unique toys and games. Ed Wittenberg, cleveland, 18 Nov. 2022 Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges also announced a shift to remote operations for the first two weeks of intersession. Tammy Murga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Jan. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intersession was in 1932

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“Intersession.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intersession. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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