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Don’t Hit Snooze For This

Natalie Taylor and Angelina Memmi

November 4, 2019

The early morning alarm is a sound Hershey High School students will soon not have to hear at the brink of dawn.  A recent surge of information has revealed that the amount of sleep teens receive each night affect more than just how tired they are first period. The average teen sleeps seven or less...

How Does HHS Really Feel About a Later Start?

Emily Massage and Keela Delves

April 17, 2019

School districts around Hershey such as Cumberland Valley and Mechanicsburg have been looking into a later school start for their students. There have been whispers about whether or not Hershey will take part in this new change. Though this is thought to be favorable for students and productivity, many...

Sleep Paralysis Is Frightening But Not Dangerous

Abbey Massage and Abbey Rogers

December 19, 2018

Sleep paralysis may seem frightening, but there is no real danger from it. Sleep paralysis is a temporary inability to move or speak while falling asleep or upon waking. During an episode, a person is fully aware of what is happening and an episode can last from seconds to minutes. Sleep paralysis i...

Sleep Deprivation: Epidemic Sweeping this Generation

Sleep Deprivation: Epidemic Sweeping this Generation

Molly Glus, Reporter

January 23, 2017

With hazy tired eyes, students shuffle through the busy halls on their same daily routine all wanting one thing: sleep. That feeling is commonly known as sleep deprivation, a word defined by Wikipedia as “the condition of not having enough sleep; it can either be chronic or acute.” It is the disease that, according to sourc...

Growing Sleep Deprivation Concerning for HHS Students, Staff

Growing Sleep Deprivation Concerning for HHS Students, Staff

March 22, 2016

By Molly Glus, Journalism 1 / Lynn Dang, Section Editor With hazy, tired eyes, students shuffle through the crowded halls all wanting one thing: sleep. That hazy, tired look means students are sleep deprived. At one time or another, Hershey High School students have the desire to sleep. Why? Many ...

Stress Equals No Rest

Stress Equals No Rest

January 24, 2016

By: Julia Michaelson Students in honors classes always have been pressured to have the best grades. Not only by teachers, but parents. It’s outrageous. Teachers assign 30 minutes to an hour of homework in their classes each night, so that’s about 2-4 hours of homework for just honors courses,...

School Should Start Later

January 24, 2016

By Omer Qureshi Teen anxiety, drowsiness, and laziness has been befuddling parents for years, but it has a very basic root. Sleep. Studies show that teens naturally go to bed very late yet our school system forces them to wake up the earliest. School start times should be pushed back to better a...

School should start later

School should start later

November 16, 2015

By: Omer Qureshi Teen anxiety, drowsiness, and laziness has been befuddling parents for years, but it has a very basic root. Sleep. Studies show that teens naturally go to bed very late yet our school system forces them to wake up the earliest. School start times should be pushed back to better acco...

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