Knight Life

High School Students Face Physical and Emotional Challenges Due to not Getting Enough Sleep

High School Students Face Physical and Emotional Challenges Due to not Getting Enough Sleep

Emma Whitehead

November 17, 2016

For junior, Alexis Garcia Nonato his day starts at 6 o'clock a.m., he gets up, gets dressed, brushes his teeth, combs his hair and is out the door by 6:45 a.m to catch the bus. He then gets to school by 7:00 a.m. and is in class by 7:33 a.m.  “I have math class first hour, and it is always really ha...

Sleep deprivation in teens: Why school should start later in the day

Sleep deprivation in teens: Why school should start later in the day

carolynswilson

March 17, 2015

    Most high school students know the drowsy feeling of having to wake up early for school whether it is at 5:30 or 7:30. Regardless, this contributes to a lack of motivation, energy, and can even cause health issues. According to the website Sleepfoundation, teens need about 8 to 10 hours...

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