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Fact or Fake: 9 Day absence rule for prom

Daisy Guadalajara, Janet Martinez, Sebastian Montesdeoca, and Giselle Ayala

February 26, 2016

Disregard the rumors, if you have 9 absences, you can't attend senior activities. In the past years, Morton has held their students accountable for passing grades for first semester  in order to attend prom. At the beginning...

School rejecting broken I.D’s

Antonio Brito and Isaiah Galarza

February 26, 2016

Morton Students are now being rejected at tardy table for broken ID's . Should students pay to replace their broken ID's? In a random survey of 100 random Morton East students, 70% have had a broken ID and 12% have been rejected...

Dreamers and Allies club begins

Sarid Lozano, Ruby Castellanos, and Alejandra Galvez

February 26, 2016

Dreamers and Allies unite together for better opportunities. There is a new club called Dreamers and Allies. It is a club that allows students to be in an environment where people understand the situations that many of us undocumented...

Anatomy: What’s disgusting to some is dissection to others

Ruth Medina, Laura Barajas

February 26, 2016

One of the most intriguing classes at Morton East high school is Anatomy. Many seniors decide to take anatomy whether it’s an elective or they’re pursuing a career involving Anatomy. Many students just take the class to...

Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat to be performed

Jezel Tapia and Carlos Marrufo

February 26, 2016

After winter break theater started rehearsals for the musical Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat that will be performed in mid-March. The musical is about Jacob and his twelve sons but Joseph is his favorite. It is an engaging...

1st Semester incompletes

Teresa Martinez and Brenda Perez

February 26, 2016

In Morton East High School the deadline for making up incompletes is on February 5, 2016. On Friday January 22, 2016 the number for incompletes for first semester was 1,819. The amount of students with incompletes are 1,200. On...

Morton Basketball team on win streak

Jose Valles and Odariz Sanchez

February 9, 2016

Many Students at Morton East love to come have fun, watch and support our Morton Basketball team here at our school, and even on away games. Although it may be nerve wrecking to play in front of a crowd, many team members have...

Guess who’s back… Back again? Saraceno’s back!

Jennifer Fabian, Nayely Mendez, and Ismael Rivas

February 3, 2016

AP Psychology teacher Ms. Saraceno has just returned from her 2nd cancer treatment this Monday, January 25th, 2016. She was diagnosed with colon cancer in January 2015 and re-diagnosed in November of that same year. She recentl...

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