Same Time: Freshmen Pair Push Against Later BHS Start

Photo: When Belmont High School freshmen Ella Serrano-Wu and Kate Devitt recently heard there was a growing chorus of students and parents singing the praises of starting the school day later in the day, the friends had one common thought. “Oh no!” While it may appear counterintuitive – especially to parents – that you would […]

Opinion: Time Is Now For Sleep To Be A Priority For High School Students

Photo: Bedtime.  (Editor: On Feb. 7, the Belmont School Committee heard a presentation from the chair of the Belmont Start School Later campaign, Jessica Olans Hausman, and from School Committee member Andrea Prestwich requesting a task force be formed to consider a later beginning of the school day for Belmont High School students. Hausman presented […]

Starting High School Later Measure At School Committee Tuesday

Photo: More zzzzzzzs for high schoolers. The group pushing for a later starting time for Belmont High School students will present a petition and a formal request to the School Committee at its meeting Tuesday, Feb. 7 to begin steps that will result in high schoolers getting more sleep. Start School Later Belmont will ask […]