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Slacking on Sleep?

The average amount of sleep needed for teens is 8-10 hours, but as the year goes on, with the stress of friends, homework, and any extra at home interactions, more and more teens get less sleep. Generally, teens are at fault for getting the least amount of sleep. But at the beginning of the year they […]

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Student Sleep Solutions

School districts around have begun to change their start times due to interest in studies about students’ sleep needs and how sleep corresponds with high academic performance. Camas High School has recently hopped aboard the train and pushed the school schedule back an hour. However, for a while now, the new schedule has been controversial. […]

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Wake Up, Camas!

 The first half of school is rapidly coming to an end as the semester is already 70% over. As the completion of the year increases, the fatigue of students follows suit. Students received their first break, satisfying some in their desire to sleep in. However, many are students are waking with dread to their alarm […]

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Notoriously Sleep Deprived

Adolescents are the notorious holders of sleep deprivation. The day a human being reaches early adulthood into adolescents is the day that changes and the teen’s circadian rhythm ( biological clock) shifts, deviating from what was previously a nine o’clock sleep schedule to an eleven o’clock sleep schedule. This shift loses the teen two hours […]

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Ways to Stop Snoozing at School

In the Camasonian Newspaper’s continuing coverage of whether the Camas School District may push back school start times next year, here are some ways to help with staying awake at school for those early morning classes. The advice here will work differently for everyone, so try and see which works best for you! Try to […]

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Opinion: Students Fatigued and Failing

Are Later Start Times Harmful or Helpful? A teen’s life is busy with school, sports, homework and a variety of other interests and responsibilities. Add to that a social life, and there is little time for eating, not to mention sleeping. “Almost 70 percent of teens are not getting the recommended hours of sleep.” – […]