extracurricular activity

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Noun1.extracurricular activity - educational activities not falling within the scope of the regular curriculumextracurricular activity - educational activities not falling within the scope of the regular curriculum
didactics, education, educational activity, instruction, pedagogy, teaching - the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"
dramatics - participation in theatrical productions as an extracurricular activity
athletics - participation in sports events as an extracurricular activity
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The Common Duppigheim will take advantage of this space to create a grouping childhood center and school activities in the same area near the leisure and sports facilities.
This application aims at reaching more and more parents looking for after school activities for their children--
We are just dipping our toes in the water and looking for innovative ideas to provide transport for after school activities.
In a recent report by Save the Children in Wales, children and young people from rural areas said that they would like to take part in out of school activities such as karate, cookery clubs, dance, drama, bowling, youth clubs and summer camps but couldn't because they were either too expensive or located too far away.
Many local authorities have a wide range of after school activities which are affordable and appropriate for children and young people in their area and the Assembly Government's Community Focused Schools programme supports local education authorities to develop a range of out of school hours learning opportunities and childcare for children and young people.
Summary: Unruly pupils who seriously disrupt school activities or refuse to leave class should be controlled by force, new guidance says.
But with a quarter of young people in the area saying they would like to take part in more after school activities and wishing their school offered more, the solution could be close at hand.
She lobbied the school for a wheelchair lift and ramp, Prince said, and insists students with disabilities be included in all school activities.
But many feel that "pay to play" assessments for school activities are unfair, door-to-door promotions hold inherent dangers for students, and supporters may be reluctant to buy overpriced "$20 wrap ping paper and $15 boxes of chocolate with six pieces in it for a fired-raiser," as one parent said.
33 elementary school, where the "I Have a Dream" program will be fully incorporated with their studies and after school activities.
For kids at Fairfield High School in Ohio, school activities have been a source of frustration and debate since last March, when school officials announced that all extra-curriculars would be eliminated.
He issued a permanent injunction barfing the school from expelling Gorman or banning him from school activities, reported the Providence Journal-Bulletin.

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