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Two day school week prompts controversy

Annabelle Iannone '21

Annabelle Iannone ’21 and Grace Livecchi ’21

January 7, 2020

Early school start times hamper education, health

While the recommended start time for middle and high schools is after 8:30 a.m., Staples, among countless other schools across the US, starts classes an hour earlier. This leads to chronic sleep deprivation in students, which can cause a litany of adverse effects, including a weaker immune system and poor academic performance.

Natalie Bandura '22, Paper News Editor

September 26, 2019

We’ve all been in this situation before: you are taking a test, but no matter how much you try to concentrate, it takes all of your willpower to simply keep your eyes open. Despite knowing the material– you studied a lot yesterday and even went to bed at a reasonable time– you find yourself slump...

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