senior high school

noun

: a school usually including grades 10 to 12

Examples of senior high school in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The bond issue would have paid for: Classroom additions to the junior and senior high schools along with Spaulding Elementary School. Sue Kiesewetter, The Enquirer, 20 Mar. 2024 After serving as Theater Director at Windham High School for a total of 12 years (staging 28 stage productions, 14 of which were musicals), Iovine retired in December of 2016 after 32 years as a junior and senior high school English/Journalism teacher and drama director. Melanie Savage, Hartford Courant, 13 June 2022 In 2005, an American teenager, Natalee Holloway, disappeared on a senior high school class trip to Aruba. Christine Hauser, New York Times, 18 Oct. 2023 The senior high school building suffered significant damage, so students at the senior high level had to attend classes for the remainder of the 2022-23 school year and the start of the current school year at the school arena and at East Arkansas Community College Technical Center, Russell said. Tony Holt, Arkansas Online, 6 Sep. 2023 Freshman and sophomore high school girls were also more likely to make a suicide plan and attempt suicide compared to senior high school girls, according to the CDC. Mary Kekatos, ABC News, 27 Apr. 2023 The 2024 Alabama football recruiting class hasn’t even started games in its players’ senior high school seasons. Matt Stahl | Mstahl@al.com, al, 24 July 2023 Still, the Sox did not take his development as a given, particularly because Mayer was unable to compete against other top amateur prospects on the prep showcase circuit — which was largely canceled in 2020 — in the summer before his senior high school season. Alex Speier, BostonGlobe.com, 29 May 2023 Following the fatal shooting of a student Sunday, Mount Healthy School District closed its junior/senior high school Friday. Cameron Knight, The Enquirer, 14 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of senior high school was in 1909

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“Senior high school.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/senior%20high%20school. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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