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Waking Up is Hard to Do: While recent studies support later high school start times, what do CHS students, staff think?

Junior Addi Milton wakes up for morning swim practice; she said she has to wake up at 4 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. “I think the reason that (school) should be started later is so that people can get more sleep and not be as tired,” Milton said.

Heidi Peng, Feature Editor

August 15, 2017

In recent years, more and more researchers have published studies supporting the stance that high schools should indeed start later. The focal point of these studies is the idea that teenagers just aren’t getting enough sleep. According to a recent National Sleep Foundation (NSF) study, 15 percen...