To keep school

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To keep school to govern, manage and instruct or teach a school, as a preceptor.
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Quotations

  • Ezra Taft Benson
    Ezra Taft Benson
    “Bad experience is a school that only fools keep going to.”
  • Mark Twain
    Mark%20Twain
    “A monarch, when good, is entitled to the consideration which we accord to a pirate who keeps Sunday School between crimes; when bad, he is entitled to none at all.”

Usage

In literature:

When the surveying was done, Roger accepted the invitation of the committeemen to keep the winter school.
"Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times" by Charles Carleton Coffin
Thus the boys living there were able to keep almost entirely apart from the older boys in the School, except in school-time.
"A History of Giggleswick School" by Edward Allen Bell
It was hard for the girls to keep their minds on their school work during the next week.
"The Merriweather Girls and the Mystery of the Queen's Fan" by Lizette M. Edholm
She is going to keep a school for poor children.
"Aurora the Magnificent" by Gertrude Hall
Aunt Thankful lived many years in the village before she began to keep school.
"Happy Days for Boys and Girls" by Various
Adelle replied that she should like to keep on with school, by which she meant the Alton Girls' High.
"Clark's Field" by Robert Herrick
All that these schools did for me was to teach me the importance of keeping up a position.
"Aliens" by William McFee
He keeps a servant, but they tell me she is unkind to the children when I'm at school.
"Dainty's Cruel Rivals" by Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller
Schools do keep records and lists of the pupils' names might be available if he had money to investigate.
"Master of the Moondog" by Stanley Mullen
We'll come back to school in the fall with ginger and health enough to keep us going like dynamos during the next school year.
"Wyn's Camping Days" by Amy Bell Marlowe
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In poetry:

When by the law to grace I'm school'd;
Grace by the law will have me rul'd:
Hence, if I don't the law obey,
I cannot keep the gospel-way.
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. II." by Ralph Erskine
Yes, your dinner will keep; let it cool, let it cool,
And Madam may worry and fret,
And children half-starved go to school, go to school;
He can't think of sparing you yet.
"The Old Man Of The Sea" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
When getting my nose in a book
Cured most things short of school,
It was worth ruining my eyes
To know I could still keep cool,
And deal out the old right hook
To dirty dogs twice my size.
"A Study Of Reading Habits" by Philip Larkin
his main concern is to keep his x-wives away from
you. he doesn't want to give up a
damn thing. and you can't blame him:
his x-wives are all young, stolen, kept,
talented, well-dressed, schooled, with
varying French-German accents.
"O, We Are The Outcasts" by Charles Bukowski

In news:

Keeping schoolchildren from going hungry on the weekend when they do not have access to school lunches is the goal of the Backpack Buddies of Bethany Reformed Church.
Barrington School Committee chairman hopes to keep leading .
As of Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 11:24 p.m. BEDFORD TOWNSHIP —Tickets are still available for a fundraiser to keep both school resources officers in the classrooms at Bedford Public Schools.
Folks at Jackson County High School, near McKee, say they acted quickly to keep students safe.
School officials have said that the district is having a hard time keeping the four mechanic positions filled due to low pay.
Bailey said he has had to keep his children home from school after his daughter was attacked by a student believing, after seeing the TV news report, that he had mocked a disabled child.
Then, the high school ranks decided to keep the fire burning between the cities.
ALTUS – In a world where technology trumps all, schools often find themselves scrambling to keep up.
In a world where technology trumps all, schools often find themselves scrambling to keep up.
School principal Providencia Quiles has announced that the board of trustees voted to keep the Catholic high school open for at least the next four years.
Many school districts are losing children and need to merge with other towns simply to keep the district alive.
Many schools, including Penn, have similar programs to keep these items out of the waste stream.
Scripps Middle School students learned how to keep our water clean May 24, when the eighth grade students went to Paint Creek to test the health of the river.
Keith and Jyl Camhi, founders of the children's gym Great Play, offer parents five easy ways to keep their kids active during the school year, from simply turning off the TV to making fitness a family effort.
They make our laws, run our hospitals, hospitality industry and schools, give us a voice, strive to keep us safe.
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In science:

For example, many teachers felt that if the school administration could access their materials, the administration could also control how they work and what happened in the classroom. Teachers indicated that they wanted to keep the control of their own lectures.
U-Note: Capture the Class and Access it Everywhere
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