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    I am a junior in high school.

    I am wondering if it's OK to simply insert the name of the school in the sentence
    without messing up the structural integrity of the sentence

    as in "I am a junior in JFK High School."

    or should something else be changed along with the insertion of the name, say, the preposition?

    Last edited by rainous; 29-Dec-2011 at 04:00.

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    Re: I am a junior in high school.

    In American usage, a person is always a student 'at' a certain high school.

    "I'm a student at JFK."

    "I'm a freshman at Kennedy."

    When it comes to leaving a high school, one is always 'from' that institution.

    "I graduated from JFK in 08."

    "I'm from Kennedy, class of 07."

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