the months of the year during which school is open and attendance at school is required.
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How to use school year in a sentence
There were some Zoom classes in the spring — even for the 2-year-old — until the school year ended.
Photo by Adriana Heldiz As a bizarre school year came to an end in May, high school seniors were starting to grapple with the fact that many would not have the chance to experience a regular graduation ceremony.
The at-home, virtual, on-and-off-again school year has been difficult at best and harmful at worst.
Earlier this week, VOSD’s Will Huntsberry explored the question of whether this difficult school year deserves a wholesale re-do.Sacramento Report: San Diego Restaurants vs. California | Sara Libby | December 18, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
All told, court records show the district has filed 294 cases since late March, which represents about 5% of its enrollment of approximately 5,300 students in the 2019-20 school year.The Pandemic Hasn’t Stopped This School District From Suing Parents Over Unpaid Textbook Fees | by Ellis Simani, ProPublica, and Kim Kilbride, South Bend Tribune | December 12, 2020 | ProPublica
I plan to put both of you on the firing-line next school-year.Polly in New York | Lillian Elizabeth Roy
And this is one out of the school-year's two hundred and sixteen days--all of which will be like this, or worse.Bits About Home Matters | Helen Hunt Jackson
Immediately after Easter the real excitement of the school-year began.A World of Girls | L. T. Meade
We do not know definitely that there was any fixed length for the school-year.The Private Life of the Romans | Harold Whetstone Johnston
The children were delighted to be back in Sunday-school and to begin their school-year.The Hero of Hill House | Mable Hale
British Dictionary definitions for school year
a twelve-month period, (in Britain) usually starting in late summer and continuing for three terms until the following summer, during which pupils remain in the same class
the time during this period when the school is open
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