extracurricular


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extracurricular

taking place outside the normal school timetable
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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.
Over 5000 volunteers are involved in leading Dragon Sport sessions Chair of Sport Wales, Professor Laura McAllister said: "Dragon Sport has increased access and interest in sport amongst children aged 7-11, particularly for children who might not otherwise engage in extracurricular sport and for girls.
Limited national data suggest that students with disabilities participate in extracurricular athletics, but do not distinguish whether these opportunities are offered through schools or community programs.
Those who opted for extracurricular activities and had to sometimes miss classes were given special attention by the staff.
Camp (1990) utilized data from High School and Beyond 1980 (HSB) and found time spent on doing homework and participating in a series of extracurricular and co-curricular activities, both measured in 1982 when the students were seniors, produced positive, significant effects on academic achievement measured in 1984, when the students were no longer in high school.
He said, "LG always seeks to enhance leadership and team work among the employees, by launching various and extracurricular activities that solidify the relationship between the company's management and the employees.
However, the school is not an academic hothouse, having a wide range of extracurricular activities.
Many youth with disabilities are unlikely to either participate in or fully benefit from extracurricular activities without intentional planning and supports.
The board's action reversed a ban on a student receiving both academic and extracurricular scholarships that was enacted three years ago.
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.
Far fewer, however, are aware of their legal obligations to these same students in after-school athletics and extracurricular activities.