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MEHS students bleed a little for LifeSource to benefit Snowball

Nadia Mendez and Ashley Ramirez

February 27, 2017

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

The Snowball Blood Drive returns to Morton East. Each year snowball hosts four blood drives in collaboration with Lifesource. Lifesource is an organization that is responsible for recruiting donors, blood collection, component manufac...

Perfect hair, makeup is necessary for prom

Jazmin Diaz and Melissa Villalobos

February 27, 2017

Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

It's the time many girls and guys have been waiting for, prom. Picking out the perfect hair and makeup is a big part of the prom experience for many girls. Many girls prefer to do their own hair and makeup in order to avoid...

Have you fallen asleep in class?

Eduardo Salgado, Noemi del villa, and Alan Tejeda

February 27, 2017

Filed under Community, News, Student Life, Uncategorized

Many students are falling asleep in class at Morton East High School; approximately three-quarters of the students have fallen asleep, surveys says. A survey conducted of 100 students at Morton East High school indicated the...

ACT/SAT anxiety grows

Andrew Guerrero and Crystal Covarrubias

February 27, 2017

Filed under Uncategorized

Morton East Juniors are beginning to feel anxious as ACT and SAT testing day closes in. The ACT and SAT is a big deal when it comes to college. The tests help colleges pick out students who they believe are ready for college...

Are students inspired by art?

Samantha Olivares, Reporter

February 27, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Opinion, Student Life

Does art inspires students?  Do they enjoy it?  For some, it inspires them and it represents something for them, it has meaning to them. In a survey of a 100 students in Morton East, more than half are inspired through art. A...

Morton East student keeps fighting for rights as DACA student

Paulo Hernandez

February 27, 2017

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

Bladimir Caballero is an activist from Morton East. Bladimir, a DACA student with origin of Hondurans, was brought to the U.S at the age of 5 months. Bladimir has been fighting for his civil and student rights since he was...

Morton students strive for Biliteracy Seal

Nadia Mendez and Ashley Ramirez

February 27, 2017

Filed under Career Profile, News, Student Life

Morton East students are being offered the chance to take Biliteracy Test in hopes of getting as many students to receive the Biliteracy Seal. The Seal of Biliteracy is a gold seal on the transcript and/or diploma of a graduating...

Morton East girls search for perfect prom dress

Lisette Garcia and Diana Saavedra

February 27, 2017

Filed under Community, Student Life

Time is ticking for Morton East girls to find the perfect prom dress for prom 2017. Prom seems to have always been a big deal for girls. Everything must be planned ahead -- like how to apply makeup and what hairstyle to get....

MEGASA holds very first all-sexuality Valentines bash

Jessica Ramos

February 27, 2017

Filed under Uncategorized

Morton East's first all-sexually, all-gender identity, all-for everyone Valentines Bash is set for February 13 in the teacher's cafe. Every year, around 45,000 teens come out as LGBT. Hoping that they would get accepted by...

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