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Editorial: Schools Should Have Later Start Times

Emma Russell, Reporter

August 23, 2019

“Nationwide, 25.4% of students got 8 or more hours of sleep on an average school night,” said the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a United States federal health organization, in a 2017 research study. It is recommended teenagers get eight and a half to nine and a half hours of sleep every night. Insuffi...

Editorial: It’s time to change the snow day system

Té Burkholder, Reporter

June 23, 2019

Hershey High School’s recent spring break was short—depressingly so. Vacations that were planned for the full time were either cut short or caused missed classes. Clearly, the snow day make-up system in the school district needs to change. The current system sets up the schedule so that th...

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