Persuasive Essay On High School Start Time

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Sarah Behrens

Mr. Werley

English III, block 3

14 September 2015

High School Start Time

Ding! Ding! Ding! My alarm is going off at 6:30 in the morning on a school day. NO!! Five more minutes, please! I dread waking up early for school because I love my sleep and I do not get enough of it, as most teens don’t either. I believe high schools should start at a later time.

As a result of a later start time, many students could improve their grades. Morning classes are a struggle for many teens to perform their best in, causing them to get low grades. But with a later start time, teens would be more likely to stay awake and focused during class because they are well-rested. Also, having more time in the morning before school means they could have time to study for a test and/or eat breakfast. When we had a two-hour delay, I was able to study for a test before school because it was easier for me to get up, which allowed me extra time to get ready. If high schools would start at a later time, then many teens could improve their grades by having more time in the morning to study and to eat a healthy breakfast. …show more content…

But if high school started at a later time, then a student-athlete would not have to worry about getting home late at night from a game and trying to finish all of their homework with only getting some sleep. Also if high school would start later in the morning, then students would not have to miss class due to a doctor’s appointment. They could get their appointment done with before the school day even

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