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New school start time frustrates parents

Nearly 500 people have signed a petition in under a month that aims to reverse the 30 minute delayed school start time taking effect next school year.
March 15, 2020

Nearly 500 people have signed a petition in under a month that aims to reverse the 30 minute delayed school start time taking effect next school year.   Westport parent Elena Shmonia started the petition,...

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.
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...

Sleep deprivation takes a heavy toll

Sleep deprivation takes a heavy toll
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...

School start time changes prompt discussion

School start time changes prompt discussion
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,...

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