Time for School

By Alex Gryciuk 

Crowding in the halls, mingling amongst friends, bell ringing — Westmont starts at 8:30 a.m., everyday of the week. Although some students believe that Westmont starts too early in the morning, the school starts about thirty minutes later than the national average of 8:00 a.m. But, have you ever wondered where other schools all over the world start? Most start around 8:00 a.m.!

Global start times: 

Finland: Starts anywhere from 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. 

Australia: Starts anywhere from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. 

Italy: Starts around 8:00 a.m.

Russia: Starts around 8:00 a.m.

Chile: Starts around 8:00 a.m.

Kenya: Starts around 8:00 a.m.