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extracurricular activity

1. Literally, an activity that a student does in addition to their studies (the curriculum). With your grades and extracurricular activities, you'll get into any college you want.
2. slang Sexual activity, often that which is clandestine. If Jen didn't come home last night, I bet she and Bill were preoccupied with some extracurricular activities, if you know what I mean.
3. slang Fighting or arguing that occurs among competitors during a sporting event. It looks like both teams were flagged for some extracurricular activity after that last play.
See also: activity
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It is vital that state schools embed the development of these skills in their ethos, curriculum and extracurricular activities.
Although tuition fees are often seen as a headache for parents, it seems extracurricular activities are being put on a pedestal, and money is no object.
If you can find extracurricular activities that help you feel like you're good at something and you feel like trying hard pays off, you might apply that back to your schoolwork.
If you are still in school, you can talk to your teacher or adviser, and they will have a list at the beginning of the school year of all the extracurricular activities your school offers.
Supreme Court allowed random drug testing for "competitive" extracurricular activities.
Pupils with more than 10 extracurricular activities a week had a four per cent lower grade average than normal and even achieved worse results than school friends who had no organised pursuits outside school.
Those who opted for extracurricular activities were given special classes -- Rekha Krishnan, principal, Vasant Valley ' '
Many youth with disabilities are unlikely to either participate in or fully benefit from extracurricular activities without intentional planning and supports.
The pages that follow highlight extracurricular activities that are often available at the high school and college levels.
students, an important part of the secondary school experience includes participation in afterschool extracurricular activities.
Section 504 requires school districts to provide athletics and extracurricular activities in such a manner as is necessary to afford a student with a disability an equal opportunity to participate in such activities.
Hamann, Pollock and Wilson empirically analyze the effectiveness of on-line learning in political science, while Gordon and Gillespie utilize a survey to demonstrate that extracurricular activities such as Mock Trial can benefit students' learning outcomes.
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As the oldest of four children, Bartel works part time to earn money for school but still makes time for various extracurricular activities, including serving as vice president of the AVC Physics and Engineering Club.
Her extracurricular activities included basketball, volleyball, softball and cheerleading.