Each day as I hear the familiar ring of the last bell, I shoot out of my chair, ready to finally leave school. After a long and tiring 8 hours of cramming facts into my brain, I am excited to hang out with my friends and relax for the rest of the day. But as … Continue reading The Effects of Homework On Students’ Health
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends that teenagers aged 13 to 18 years should regularly sleep 8 to 10 hours per day for good health. Research has found that a whopping 73% of high school students regularly do not get a healthy amount of sleep. School can be very stressful, and waking up early … Continue reading School officials should change school start times.
Be positive. Never give up. Do your best. These phony phrases are reminiscence of posters plastered in classrooms, a bandaid over the wound of mental illness in the schools. The CDC reported that suicide was the 2nd leading cause for 10-14 year olds in the US. Panic attacks. Depression. Meltdowns. Mental health is a teenage … Continue reading Why You Need to Listen to Students