Panel Discussion on Sleep Deprivation and Possible School Start-Time Change in Greenwich

nap matRest up over Memorial Day weekend because on Tuesday night there will be a panel discussion on the possibility of a delayed school start time in  Greenwich. The panel is being organized by the PTA Council Health & Wellness Committee and the panel includes:

  • Dominic Roca, MD, of the CT Sleep Center at Stamford Hospital
  • Marcie Schneider, MD of Greenwich Adolescent Medicine
  • Lisa Bogan, a parent from Wilton where school start times were changed in 2003
  • William McKersie, Superintendent of Greenwich Schools
  • Chris Winters, Greenwich High School Headmaster

Greenwich Public Schools is distributing a survey before the end of the school year to all parents, high school students, middle school students and all staff to gauge community interest in exploring a later start time. Please come and educate yourself about this important issue.

The forum is Tuesday, May 26 at 7:00 pm in the Central Middle School auditorium.

See also:

Delayed GHS Start Time? Sleep Deprived-Students Nap While They Wait.

Once Again with Enthusiasm for Delayed School Start: Survey to Gauge Support is in the Works

jam up at GHS


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