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School Start Time Committee presents unanimous agreement for 8:00 a.m. Staples start time

The Westport School Start Time Committee unanimously agreed to push back start times for Westport Public Schools by 30 minutes.

Natalie Bandura '22, Paper News Editor

January 14, 2020

The Westport School Start Time Committee presented the unanimous agreement on Jan. 13 to move start times for Staples High School to 8:00 a.m., start times for the middle schools and Saugatuck Elementary to 8:30 a.m. and start times for the remaining four elementary schools to 9:00 a.m. to the Board of Ed...

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 ...

BOE discusses K-12 start times

BOE discusses K-12 start times

Alexa Di Luca, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

On Nov. 17, the Board of Education (BOE) met to discuss the idea of changing elementary, middle and high school starting times. This topic hasn’t been up for debate since 2004; however, the BOE was inclined to revisit it because they are concerned for the well being of students. The main worry is ...

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