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Morton Soccer: great season, so far

Randy Servin and Jose Pena

December 21, 2016

Filed under Sports

So far the Morton soccer Varsity team has 14 wins 1 draws and 0 loss. In the recent games the Morton varsity soccer team won the red devil cup championship they won 7-0 at Hinsdale center. In the recent games the Morton Varsity...

Mr. Toms jazzes up “Star Spangled Banner”

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

December 21, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

 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...

True or false….. the history of ghosts

Alejandra Tovar, Michelle Munoz, Brenda Orozco, and Diana Fuentes

December 19, 2016

Filed under Community, Halloween Special

Ghost stories have been reported and told as back as we can remember but people often disregard these tales as a result from overactive imaginations or outright lies. What do you believe in? There are many theories about what...

Most of MEHS enjoys horror films

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

December 19, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Are scary movies too spooky for you? Majority of Morton East students would say no. Scary movies can be considered as ancient art form. They're popular because the moviegoers tend to like the panic and fright the scary movies...

So, we have a thing for Freddy

Victoria Diaz, Zoraida Salgado, Brian Navarro, Lenis Ortega, and Alexis Contreras

December 19, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Halloween Special

So, Freddy Krueger -- or, the NIGHTMARE on Elm Street -- is our favorite fictional serial killer at Morton East. Out of 100 students we surveyed 17% thought IT (the first serial CLOWN)  was scary; 17% thought Leatherface was scary; 21% thought Jigsaw was scary; 22% thought Michael Myer...

Seniors come in on “day off” for portraits

Anayeli FLores and Kenya Calixto

December 16, 2016

Filed under Student Life

On Tuesday, November 10, there is no school for students at Morton. On this day seniors are taking their pictures. On the same day, there's parent teacher conference and a college fair. students from Morton West were allowed to...

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year To Go Ice Skating!

Cynthia Gonzalez, Lesly Salazar, Andres Estrada, and Lissette Gutierrez

December 15, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Community, News

Students go ice skating all over Chicago. The Skating Ribbon just opened at the new Maggie Daley Park in downtown Chicago located at Randolph street. The rink recently opened November 25th, 2016. It is open everyday even on...

Joy in Childhood helps Cicero, and world

Michelle Saucedo and Alex Giron

December 15, 2016

Filed under Community

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

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

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 ...

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