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According to the Express, Charlotte's schedule at the prep school is said to be extremely busy. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Prince George's and Princess Charlotte's School Photos Through the Years," 5 Sep. 2019 The Lane Tech Alumni Association has named a scholarship in honor of Sincere Ash, a senior at the college prep school who went missing from Lollapalooza in 2018. Jessi Roti,, "Memorial scholarship named for Lane Tech student who went missing from Lollapalooza in 2018," 16 Aug. 2019 While studying at a prep school, an aspiring writer befriends a reclusive author who becomes his mentor. Los Angeles Times, "Here are the feature and TV films airing the week of Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019," 11 Aug. 2019 The Bison football program has 11 games scheduled this year and will include games against junior colleges, universities and other prep schools. Emmett Hall,, "McDougle Technical Institute focuses on student-athlete development," 1 Aug. 2019 More importantly, prep schools are supposed to be the new hotbed for the state's top talent. Dana Scott, azcentral, "Outnumbered Arizona high school players rise at NCAA West Region College Basketball Academy," 27 July 2019 That same month, the New York prep school Stuyvesant made headlines for accepting seven black students out of eight hundred and ninety-five offers. Katy Waldman, The New Yorker, "How a Novel Can Unmake the Myth of Meritocracy," 16 July 2019 Rather than stay stateside in the G League or prep school, LaMelo explained that Australia presented him with the best path to be the No. Andrew Joseph, For The Win, "LaMelo Ball announces that he will play in Australia's NBL: 'I'm trying to be the No. 1 pick'," 17 June 2019 Audiences get close and personal to many of the prep school’s best students throughout the first season of Elite. Isabella Gomez, Teen Vogue, ""Elite" Star Danna Paola on Playing the Las Encinas Mean Girl and Her Reaction to Finding Out the Killer," 8 Oct. 2018

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1829, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of prep school

US : a private school that prepares students for college
British : a private school for children between the ages of 7 and 13

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