extracurricular activity


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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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The first of the projected 365 videos, Extracurricular Activity Projective Reconstruction #1 (A Domestic Scene) was shown at the Emi Fontana Gallery in Milan and then in "Apocalypse: Beauty and Horror in Contemporary Art" at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, in 2000.
DENNIS COOPER: Extracurricular Activity Projective Reconstruction #1 was generated by two earlier works, Educational Complex, 1995, and Sublevel, 1998.
Extracurricular Activity Projective Reconstruction #1 (A Domestic Scene), the third installment of what is ultimately intended to be a 365-part megawork, was first shown this past summer at Galleria Emi Fontana in Milan.
For the achieving students, the opportunity would allow them to serve their community while picking up a valuable extracurricular activity to put on their college applications.
Of those students, 92 percent said being involved in an extracurricular activity was worth their time.
Swaner said other high schools place a much greater emphasis on the decathlon, offering it as a class rather than an extracurricular activity.
While the academic decathlon team is an extracurricular activity for Antelope Valley students, other schools offer it as an elective class with a full-time teacher.