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What does afterschool mean?
Afterschool describes something for students that takes place after their schooling is done for the day.
Afterschool can describe just about anything that takes place after a school day ends. At school, students might attend afterschool care when they’re too young to be home alone. They might belong to afterschool clubs, which have meetings at the end of the school day, such as a robotics club or a drama club. Students could play afterschool sports, being part of a team that practices and has games outside of school hours.
Students might also do things away from school that happen immediately after the end of school or only take place outside of school hours, such as an afterschool job or an afterschool program not held at the school.
Afterschool is most often used in reference to students who are teens or younger and attend nursery school, primary school, or secondary school.
Afterschool can also be spelled after-school. After school is used to indicate a time later than school hours, as in Tanya walked home with her friends after school and then promptly did her homework.
Example: Leoni had to stay in afterschool care every day when they were young because their parents worked late.
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- after-school (alternative spelling)
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How is afterschool used in real life?
Afterschool is used to describe activities and events that take place once the school day ends, particularly for schools whose students are teens or younger.
whenever i eat pb&j & pretzels as a meal, it feels like '3rd grade afterschool snack split between you & your neighbor boy crush' realness
— tyler oakley (@tyleroakley) March 25, 2016
Due to the forecasted temperatures and humidity, BCPS will close schools 2 hours early today. Evening & afterschool activities are cancelled
— Baltimore County Public Schools (@BaltCoPS) September 9, 2015
Revisited So Far Gone in earnest this morning. Took me right back to driving home from my afterschool job.
“Say What’s Real” and “Unstoppable” still my favorites.
— Virgo Grooving @ .75 SPEED (@Sid_Madden) February 13, 2019
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Is afterschool used correctly in the following sentence?
“Toby is going to the park afterschool.”
How to use afterschool in a sentence
For example, complimentary tutoring and virtual afterschool programs will be offered for the children of employees.Your boss is expressing gratitude all wrong|Karen Yuan|December 16, 2020|Fortune
“I thought they had a good relationship,” a teacher who had the boy in an afterschool program remembers.Why Epilepsy, Not Henry Wachtel, Is to Blame for Teen’s Mother’s Death|Michael Daly|April 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The first lead I had was a show called Insight, and it was an afterschool special.Sheen Family's Epic Journey|Marlow Stern|October 7, 2011|DAILY BEAST
We also need more effective afterschool programs, better health care, and parental involvement.The Real Cost of High-School Dropouts|Alma J. Powell|May 30, 2009|DAILY BEAST