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Later start times will ultimately not prove beneficial

Later start times will ultimately not prove beneficial

Tierney Kugel '22, Paper Arts Editor

November 24, 2019

Many students fantasize about having a schedule that allows them a full eight hours of sleep. For students who wake up between 6:00-7:00 a.m., mornings can be painful. Students naturally turn to Staples’ early start time for blame; however, pushing back school start times would only further complicate the schedules of parents and teachers, forcing studen...

Sleep deprivation takes a heavy toll

Sleep deprivation takes a heavy toll

Anay Simunovic, Opinions Editor

April 5, 2016

On a day-to-day basis I often spend hours completing homework, attending charity meetings and fulfilling my duties on various school clubs. With all that being said, I usually fall asleep around 12:00 in the morning. A mere six hours later, the blaring sounds of “Wake Up” by Arcade Fire signal me ...

School start time changes prompt discussion

School start time changes prompt discussion

Kacey Hertan, Business Manager

September 19, 2014

If you’ve never given in to the temptation of catching a few minutes of rest in the back of a dim classroom first period, you probably drink too much caffeine. According to the Center for Advancing Health, only 8 percent of high schoolers get enough sleep on the average school night. The new 15...

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