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Mr. Toms jazzes up “Star Spangled Banner”

Daniel Medina, Kevin Cruz, Alejandro Ortega, and Liset Bahena

December 21, 2016

 Morton assembly experienced a once in a life time performance from the conductor of the Morton Band,  Mr. Brain Toms.  Mr Toms out- shined and mesmerized  the crowd with his amazing riffs and smooth melodies during the "Star Spangled Banner." During Mort...

Joy in Childhood helps Cicero, and world

Michelle Saucedo and Alex Giron

December 15, 2016

On October 17-21, 2016, Dunkin Donuts partnered up with 70 food banks national wide to host volunteer to fight children's hunger. This year, Dunkin Donuts and the banks rebranded and named themselves the "Joy in Childhood Foundation" because th...

To make weight or to let the team down: that is the question

Fabian Garcia, Alexa Bello, and Jacqueline Cheek

December 15, 2016

Wrestlers are faced with eating problems when it comes down to making weight.   Here,  senior wrestler Fabian Garcia (AKA "Judo") wrestles with his urges to eat the muffin and milk, or just the raisins.  Many wrestlers face similar decisions and urges; is the extra food worth the possibility of "not making ...

College acceptance board is ready; are you?

Brian Navarro, Sarah Jimenez, Cynthia Velazquez, Luis Velazquez, and Alex Garcia

December 14, 2016

At Morton East high school, seniors have already started to apply to colleges and universities. Meanwhile, Different schools across Illinois, such as George Westinghouse College Prep and Phoenix Military Academy have had their seniors start their application proces...

Torres trains for final Mustang baseball season

Ruben Torres, Alejandro Rodriguez, Oscar Rojas, and Manuel Ramirez

December 14, 2016

Senior Ruben Torres has been going to the field every weekend, training to get his batting ability to a higher level, so that he'll be ready for their first game of the season on April 3. The Mustangs will be visiting Prov...

Class of 1976 comes home

Anahi Velazquez and Chris Ramirez

December 14, 2016

Class of 1976 came home to visit the rooms, memories, and halls they once walked through to get to class. On Homecoming day, Alumni from the Class of 1976 reunited at Morton East to tour the school they once attended. The t...

Out-of-school suspension: a teen boy’s 10-day diary


December 13, 2016

Initially, one might think that 10 days off of school is a vacation.  Not so! Ten days doesn't fly by like you would think it would.  Instead, it drags.  You spend a lot of your time worrying whether you are going to be...

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