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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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"Physical exercise, like sports or any extracurricular activities, are good for the mind, body and spirit.
Students are given chance to attend to the extracurricular sport activities and after school sport programs especially in schools of the countries that comprehends the importance of extracurricular sport activities (Chepyator-Thomson and Hsu, 2013).Thus, the opinions of physical education teachers, who are in the coordinator and planner position of these activities, towards extracurricular sport activities are considered as important.
Participating in extracurricular activities in the community, such as volunteering, was found to be the most highly associated with better academic performance.
Extracurricular activities are an addition to students' normal day-to-day school activities (academics).
of Cologne, Germany), Klieme, Stecher, and Woods collect 10 case studies from the proceedings of the International Conference on Extracurricular and Out-of-School Time Educational Research, held at Justus-Liebig-U.
Next to having internships, taking part in extracurricular activities is a great way to build your employability skills.
Additional personal and social experiences related to undergraduate leadership development, such as precollegiate extracurricular experiences (Astin, 1977; Park & Dyer, 2005) and leadership self-efficacy (Astin, 1999), are also included in this component.
ERIC Descriptors: Comedy; Literacy; Basic Writing; Role; Interviews; Participant Observation; Correlation; Extracurricular Activities; Poetry; Athletics; Journalism; Exercise Physiology; Essays; College Students; Writing Skills; Skill Development
The paper focuses on three such methods--alternative teaching styles, extracurricular activities, and technology--but these are not the only approaches that could spur motivation in unenthusiastic students.
The suit argued that the district's policy--which applies not just to students who participate in extracurricular activities but to any student who drives to campus--was an unconstitutional violation of student privacy.
TEENAGERS need to be "exhausted" with extracurricular activities to avoid a repeat of the mass criminality seen in recent riots, the Prince of Wales said yesterday.
The scholarships are based on academics, extracurricular activities and need, and are funded by contributions from alumni of Eugene High School and its successor, South Eugene High School
Summary: BEIRUT: Twenty-two Lebanese schools will undergo a two-year "Nature Conversation" program aimed at enhancing environmental awareness through education and extracurricular activities, it was announced Monday.
London, March 28 (ANI): A study has found that children who take part in more than 17 hours of extracurricular activities a week could be harming their educational prospects.
"Extracurricular football scores a big hit with girls, with 78% of schools in Wales now serving it up compared to ten years ago when it was 57% .