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Best Fashion of 2020 is Bra-Top
Best Fashion of 2020 is Bra-Top
Alondra Olmos and Gloria Romero February 17, 2021

Bra-Top Craze was the top answer of 2020 best fashion according to Morton Students.   Form a random survey of 11 people Morton East students/Cicero...

The best sport moments for Morton East Students
February 10, 2021

  Freddy Hernandez February 4, 2021 The best sport moments was the moment of silence for BLM for Morton East students. In a random survey...

Top albums for Morton East students
Adriana Moreno February 10, 2021

In a random survey of 70 Morton East students/Cicero residents, 41.43% said YHLQMDLG was the best quarantine album of 2020. a lot of people love...

THE BEST OF NETFLIX IN 2020
Jacquelin Ornelas February 10, 2021

“Money Heist” was the most popular show on Netflix last year for Morton East students. Initially, in a random survey of 140 Morton East...

My little sister playing videogames.
Children are likely trafficked for labor
Andres Carrasco February 4, 2021

#SaveOurChildren was a big trend this year, although no one is quite sure where it originated from. The popular hashtag has also brought...

My little sister playing videogames.
Children are likely trafficked for labor
Andres Carrasco February 4, 2021

#SaveOurChildren was a big trend this year, although no one is quite sure where...

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Most Googled pandemic questions by Morton students
Sarai Hernandez, Reporter • February 2, 2021

What are the Covid-19 symptoms? was the most googled question of last year for Morton...

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Social medias Morton students can use to stay informed
Morton students choose social media over tv broadcast to stay informed
Ketzaly Ocampo , Pony express reporter • January 29, 2021

According to the article “Teens hit Social Media For news” by Dian Schaffhausen,...

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Best lyrics chosen by Cicero residents
Best lyrics chosen by Cicero residents
SYKLALY PEREZ AND JORGE RUIZ, reporter • January 29, 2021

“Pero por ahora esta solita, ella perrea sola,” was the best song lyrics of last...

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Reporter Lorena Cabrales took this picture right before playing basketball.
Community center basketball court most popular for Morton Students
Lorena Cabrales and Elizabeth Hilario January 28, 2021

Community Center was most popular basketball court of last year for Morton East students. In...

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Bears VS Chiefs
Top AFC and NFC teams chosen by Morton students
Zael Zuniga, Damien Miramontes, Alex Castro, Reporter • January 26, 2021

The Chicago Bears from the NFC and  Kansas City Chiefs from the AFC were the most...

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Freshman Yaretzy  Cante spending her time on TIkTok.
Morton students choose TikTok as most used app
Denycely Cante and Michelle Velazquez January 22, 2021

Tiktok was the most popular app of last year for Morton East students.   According...

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FAFSA/RISE check:  Nearly a quarter of seniors intent on college
FAFSA/RISE check: Nearly a quarter of seniors intent on college
Rosa Cota, reporter • December 16, 2020

The majority of seniors in Morton East haven't been applying for FAFSA. According...

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Teachers gifted free flu shots
Jonathan Celaya, Reporter • December 15, 2020

Morton East High School District 201 gave the gift of flu shots to its teachers...

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Biden plans for the pandemic
Eric Torres, reporter • December 11, 2020

How will President-elect Joe Biden prevent further Covid-19 damage in his upcoming...

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Best Fashion of 2020 is Bra-Top
Latin beats among top 5 hits of 2020
Gissell Guzman, Reporter • February 17, 2021

The most popular song of the year was "Yo Perreo Sola" by Bad Bunny ft. Ivy Queen and Nesi. It was the most favorited from Morton East students. A random survey of 19 students...

Top albums for Morton East students
Adriana Moreno February 10, 2021

In a random survey of 70 Morton East students/Cicero residents, 41.43% said YHLQMDLG was the best quarantine album of 2020. a lot of people love bad bunny he’s a Hispanic...

Lil Baby won the best artist of the year.
Lil Baby top rapper for Morton East students
Jose Mendez February 1, 2021

In a random survey of 50 Morton East students, 18 said Lil Baby was the best rapper of 2020. According to, “The remarkable raised of Lil Baby” by Rolling Stone “Lil...

“I’m not okay (I promise)” by MCR voted best rock song of 2020
“I’m not okay (I promise)” by MCR voted best rock song of 2020
Vivian Valencia, Reporter • January 28, 2021

“I’m not okay (I Promise)” (My Chemical Romance) voted the #1 Rock song of 2020 for Morton East Students and Cicero residents. In a random survey of 55 participants...

Velia Flores listens to rock music on her headphones with her phone .
Genre of rock most popular with Morton students
Velia Flores January 28, 2021

Rock music was the most popular of last year with Morton East students. In a random survey of 46 Morton East students, 15 students said they chose rock as their favorite....

“Messages” was best application of 2020
Netflix top streaming platform for Morton students
Coronavirus Voted Most Researched Topic During 2020
Netflix top streaming platform for Morton students
Best lyrics chosen by Cicero residents
Bernie Sanders saying, “I am once asking….”wins best meme of 2020
Coronavirus Voted Most Researched Topic During 2020
Many East students, staff taking time for mental well-being

Many East students, staff taking time for mental well-being

December 9, 2020

Pregnant women struggle during COVID-19

December 8, 2020

Most students maintaining mental health with strategies

December 8, 2020

Best Fashion of 2020 is Bra-Top
Oversized clothes top fashion trend for Morton students
This is a takeout meal Karla Perez and her family had Friday night, from a local Cicero spot.
Students Choose Best Chinese Food for 2020
Karla Perez , Reporter • January 21, 2021

Panda Express was the best Chinese food spot of last year for Morton's students.   In a random survey of 57 Morton East's students, 13 students placed Panda Express...

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How many fights happened at Morton East last semester?
Eduardo Rodriguez , Julian Rodriguez, Kensy Figueroa, Brenda Arce, and Jonathan Avelar February 13, 2020

Using the school's new system, head dean Mr. Matt Dugan reported there were 68 fights last semester:  approximately 38 sophomore fights, 21 junior fights, and 9 senior fights. ...

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Can recent grads attend prom as a guest -- if so, is there an age limit?
Dayna Contreras, Maria Aguayo Hernandez • February 12, 2020

Since the time to appeal for senior activities has come. Many student go to appeal to go to prom which is a formal dance held by a high school at the end of the school year,...

Morton Alternative High School located in Cicero, IL on 54th. Ave.
What actions lead students to alternative?
Victoria Solis, Daniela Hernandez , and Dayanna Gonzalez February 11, 2020

The actions that lead students from all three district 201 campuses to alternative vary from physical altercations to simply wanting a smaller school environment. According...

Are we prepared for an active school shooter?
Flavio Rivera and Eric Rincon February 11, 2020

After the recent scare of a possible school shooter on December 10, 2019, many students wonder if we are prepared for the next situation. You could never be too careful to...

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Cristopher Guerrero, reporter
May 3, 2019

There has been a change in the place that graduation will take place this year; this year’s ceremonies will be at Morton East’s Chodl Auditorium. Morton East graduation...

Bryan Garcia, Journalist
April 30, 2019

Morton plans to add an extra mandatory hour starting 2019.  The new hour is planned to take place before 1st hour and after 0 hour. Students will be given the options...

Backpack searches to begin next year

Alexia Hernandez , Israel Carranza , and Anthony Ambriz
April 22, 2019

With the school year coming to an end and a new one quickly approaching,...

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