Tag: sleep

Later Start Time: A Blessing or a Curse?

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Recently the Concord Carlisle Regional School Committee has been flirting with the idea of a later school start time. The school day would start at 8:00am rather than 7:30am. Though this may seem like a small, trivial deviation to some,…

Senior Year Bucket List

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Sixteen days.  That’s all the days of high school seniors have left.  Only three more painful Monday morning wake ups, only thirteen more A blocks spent struggling to stay awake in between sips of Dunkin Donuts.  Less, if you have APs…

Trend of Later School Start Times Reaches Concord

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High school students wake up at 6:00 in the morning, and are at school by the time the first bell rings at 7:25. Most get a mere six or seven hours of sleep a night; the amount needed to fully function…

How to Beat March Sadness

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There’s no doubt that March is a hard month to power through. You surely have a momentous pile of homework on your desk each night and a pounding headache, and the end of the school year is still far in the…

CCHS Sleep Challenge!

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We all know that sleep is a highly sought-after resource for high school students. When we’re bogged down with homework during the week, sometimes it can be tough to get in even 6 hours of sleep, or less! Now, it’s…

Voices in the Atrium: New Years Resolutions

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With a new year rolling around, it’s time for New Year’s resolutions and major lifestyle changes. Whether your goal for the year is broad or specific, it can help set the tone for the next 362 days. Even if you don’t have a resolution, we…

How to Wake Up More Easily in the Morning

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When you have to wake up so early for school, especially if you live far away from the high school, it is often difficult to get out of your groggy state of mind and feel ready for the day. This grogginess can lead…

Daylight Saving Makes its Biannual Debut

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    For most CCHS students, the rigor and workload of the school year has increased as October comes to a close. Weekends have shifted from leisurely activities to a frantic catch up on sleep and work. Thankfully, this Sunday hosts our…

How to Cure Your Procrastination

Many people of all ages are constantly making excuses for why they aren’t getting work done. With homework, tests, SATs, chores, to do lists, and all of the boxes that need checking off, we’ve become skilled at dodging responsibilities. I put…

Vacation = TV Overload!

As we integrate back into the rigorous schedule of the High School student, tales of February break are circulating around the student body. Though a few lucky peers were able to venture to tropical climates, most were left high and…