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This diagram shows the several scary effects that prolonged sleep deprivation can have on individuals.

Choosing school over health should not be glorified

June 8, 2017

"I got five hours of sleep last night." "Well, I got only three because I had a math test." "Guys, I didn't even get that much sleep combined in this past week. Y'all are...

“I stay up late at night and often I don’t get enough sleep and I’m too tired the next day in class to stay focused,” said junior Erin Alonso.

Homework or procrastination — which is the problem?

January 23, 2015

“Finally I just got out of school.” “I’m so exhausted from my day, one hour of rest won’t hurt.” Does that hour turn into two, two turns into three and before...

Students with too much homework struggle to get an ample amount of sleep each night.

Students struggle with excessive amounts of homework

January 20, 2015

With higher demands and standards for  academic achievement, students face a 10 hour school day, longer than most adults with a paid working job. Although the school day only...

Sophomore Megan Tao works diligently on her homework.

Recent homework survey is leading to a new homework policy

November 12, 2014

Imagine a world with little to no homework per day, how easy and stress-free each day would be. Well sorry, keep dreaming. Though Carlmont won't be getting rid of all homework,...

Weekend homework: an academic form of torture

Weekend homework: an academic form of torture

January 17, 2014

Teachers subject their students to forms of torture everyday; some of the most prominent and agonizing forms include group projects, outlines, and presentations. Even though I...

The truth about homework

December 5, 2012

The sound of an alarm clock shrieking at 6 a.m. is the most horrible sound to wake up to. For students like Charley Bernardo, it signals the start of yet another exasperating day of hard work that begins with the unfinished homework from the previous night. “The worst is when you know you can’t keep sleeping because you have to finish your homework,” said Bernardo. “And my bed is so warm...

Homework over winter break outrages students

Homework over winter break outrages students

December 17, 2011

Many students look forward to winter break to relax and recuperate after a stressful semester. However, numerous teachers on campus assign homework to students over the break. This...

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