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Q & A with Joey Armstrong, son of Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong

Virginia Tapia, Reporter

January 14, 2014

From Piedmont, California, drummer Joey Armstrong from “Emily’s Army” is the son of lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong of the reknown “Green Day”.  Joey was recently on hand to answer a couple questions from Mortonian...

Student art pieces are missing

Anthony Gonzalez and Jose Sandoval

January 13, 2014

Student’s art work pieces have ended up missing at Morton East High school. Art teacher Mr. Moriarty recently displayed student art work outside his class room on walls and inside glass display cases outside the Principal’s...

Students struggle to wake up

Victoria Troncoso Mandujano and Sergio Torres

January 13, 2014

Waking up in the morning can be a struggle. Morton East students go through this every morning on a school day. In a survey of 60 people, 46 of the students said they struggle to get up from bed. They make excuses anywhere...

MEHS students have spirited opinions on school spirit week

Jocelyne Ayala, Joselyn Santoyo, and Zoe Hayes

January 13, 2014

Many Morton East students aren’t pleased with the current spirit week, they think its should be changed to add more school spirit. In a random survey of 96 Morton East students, 52 said they would like to have the old spirit...

Students try to keep caf clean

Jocelyne Ayala, Yanitza Bailon, and Joselyn Santoyo

January 13, 2014

  The Morton East cafeteria has taken a turn into a disorderly and dirty environment, that has brought on an ongoing debate between students and staff members. In a random survey of MEHS students, 61 out of 95 said...

Scalpel, please; it’s dissection time!

Yessica Flores, Nereida Lechuga, and Giovanni Rojas

January 13, 2014

Every year Morton East high school anatomy students dissect many different animals. Ms. Chappell's students have dissected many minks in school on November 15 to learn about anatomy.  (It's strange how animals and humans are...

Graffiti: Art or vandalism?

Victoria Troncoso Mandujano and Sergio Torres

January 13, 2014

Graffiti writing on walls, some people would refer to it as vandalism. In a survey of 57 people we asked if they thought of graffiti as art or vandalism. 50 of them answered “art”. Graffiti has been derived from many generations...

Veterans Day celebrated at Morton East

Madalena Garza, Karina Sandoval, Marisa Velezquez, and Kevin Stuva

January 13, 2014

Morton East students honor war Veterans in a special school assembly. On Friday, November 8, MEHS students attended the Veterans Day assembly in the Chodl auditorium. 34 out of 50 students have a family member in the military...

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