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Petition to Start Belmont High School Later, Belmont, MA

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30 years of research shows that adolescents are much healthier when schools start later. An excellent fact sheet can be found at: http://www.startschoollater.net/wake-up-calls-fast-facts.html 

Please sign this petition to tell the Belmont school committee that you support starting Belmont High School later.  

After signing, please identify yourself as one of the following in the comments section:

-Current Belmont school student,

-Parent of a current student,

-A former Belmont student,

-A parent of a Belmont graduate, or

-Concerned Belmont resident

Also feel free to share any related experience you have had that would make you wish Belmont High School to start school later.

The resolution will be presented to the Belmont School Committee on February 7th, 2017 at 7pm at Chenery Middle School. The resolution seeks to create a taskforce that will explore different plans for starting Belmont High School later. We hope it will be voted on at the following meeting (February 28, 2017, 7pm). Belmont residents are encouraged to attend.



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