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high school

1. Brit another term for grammar school
2. US and NZ a secondary school from grade 7 to grade 12
3. Canadian a secondary school, the grades covered depending on the province

high school, secondary school

In the US, a school which provides education beyond elementary school, usually from grade 9 to grade 12 but occasionally including grades 7 and 8.
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Since they still looked like highschool kids, the duo was sent into action as undercover cops dressed as students.
Speaking at the inauguration of the Pancyprian Highschool science exhibition on innovation and creativity, Education Minister Andreas Demetriou said; "The Education Ministry aims to foster creativity and innovation which is fully consistent with the broader goals that we set in the context of education reform.
Located in the Jefferson Avenue Historical Area of East Point, this center sits in a booming newghborhood right next to the Tri City Highschool.
A group of teenage friends make a solemn pact to ensure they all lose their virginity before their highschool prom, but their increasingly desperate attempts only lead to a series of spectacular embarrassments and public humiliations.
A lovelorn man attempts to track down his highschool sweetheart - but is distraught to find he has rivals for her affections.
Overall, this is an excellent book, well suited for middle and highschool students.
Professional Dance-Study Program (Grade School, Highschool and College)
Appropriate for middle school through highschool students, this reference comprises 13 slim, abundantly illustrated volumes, each measuring 9.
Along with a wealth of "tips for success", The Ultimate Basic Training Guidebook should be part of every highschool, college, and community library Military Studies and Jobs/Careers resource and reference collection--and an essential read for anyone about to enter boot camp for the very first time.
Actively promoting physical activity among highschool girls may have an impact on their future lifestyle choices.
City Residential, 0151 231 6100Location Commuting: Liverpool, walking distance; Chester, 27 miles; Manchester, 35 miles Schools: Holy Cross Catholic Primary School, Campion HighSchool and Archbishop Blanch schools are all nearby with independent schools Liverpool College, Belvedere School and Auckland College a short drive away.
A flag-raising ceremony, by members of the Lancaster HighSchool Junior ROTC, will take place at 9 a.