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7 simple tips for better sleep

Sophia Tunks , Reporter April 27, 2022

Many things can factor into having a bad night’s sleep. School stress, work responsibilities, family issues and tensions between friends are only a few things that may be keeping you up at night. While...

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HHS Start Times to Shift to Later Start to School Day
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...

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...

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...

Polysomnographic specialist Kyndra Vanderheyden, left, connects sensors to Cara Horton, 16, as Horton prepares to spend the night at the Sleep Disorders Center at St. Lukes Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004. Horton is among a growing number of teens suffering from insomnia or other sleep disorders. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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...

Polysomnographic specialist Kyndra Vanderheyden, left, connects sensors to Cara Horton, 16, as Horton prepares to spend the night at the Sleep Disorders Center at St. Lukes Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004. Horton is among a growing number of teens suffering from insomnia or other sleep disorders. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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...

Cotton did her homework in study hall on November 15th, 2015. She was trying to get all of her Accounting, Chemistry, and PreCalculus homework done in study hall so she wouldn’t have to do it after Basketball practice.

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...

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...

Early school start times have been harmful for children and must be changed

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...

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