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How to Sleep in Class

You probably have a million exams and finals coming up, so you try to stay up late and do something, but always end up watching YouTube videos until 3 A.M. If you can not pay attention in class, because you’re tired, and 30 minutes of nap time is all you


With only ten minutes left in the school day, recently expelled Nicolas Cruz came into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with a backpack and a .223-caliber AR-15 rifle. Only five minutes after stepping out of his uber and onto school property the shooting had stopped- 17 people were dead or

Tim Murphy Art Exhibition

Out of 12 South students who entered the Tim Murphy Student Visual Arts Exhibition, 6 students had artwork that was selected to be in the show out of 191 works chosen from 1008 entries from high schools across the area. Cienna Newett, Senior, won an honorable mention for “Brady Holding

One Sleepy Situation

Have you ever walked into a classroom and seen a student in a deep slumber on a desk? That’s exhibit A on why students don’t get enough sleep--they take time out of their school day to catch some much needed Z’s.   With the start time  of 7:30 a.m. that South

The Dreadful Awakening

There have been a ridiculous amount of research projects trying to help the sleep deprived students and teachers, but nothing ever changes. School starting so early in the morning only has negative effects on students, teachers and sometimes even parents. It has been proven that school starting so early actually hurts

Night Time Routines

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Should School Start Later?

Should Park Hill South start school one hour later? Research by the national sleep foundation shows that 60% of children under the age of 18 complain of being tired during the day and 15% said that they fell asleep at school at least once during the school year. An extra

Giving Up: Senior Style

The school year is more than halfway over, and a lot of students are already wishing it were all the way over, especially seniors.   Most seniors reach a point in their final year at which they give up on school and no longer have any desire to continue working or participating

Pillow Talk

Are you tired? Of course you are.  In students’ lives, sleep is a blessed thing that doesn’t come around often enough. Between school, social lives, work, extracurricular activities, family and friends, sleep time shrinks and shrinks.  Most students say that they do not have a regular and healthy sleep pattern.

How Sleep Can Affect People

Nowadays, a lot of teenagers don’t get the recommended amount of sleep. According to the National Sleep Foundation, teenagers should get around 8-10 hours of sleep. Not getting enough sleep can affect people’s health, cause acne and problems with skin and cause stress. Does it also affect people’s behavior in School?   Sadie

Stress of School

We’ve all been stressed out at one point. It can be for a lot of different reasons, like fitting in, finance, family issues, or school. And it feels horrible, like you just got stabbed in the brain. When it comes to school, a lot of people have the same answers