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“The Plug” makes name for self, selling chips

Anahi Velazquez, Alex Giron, Chris Ramirez, and Jennifer Samano

March 23, 2017

Filed under Career Profile

To Morton East he's known as the "plug" and to others he's known as a life saver who has the hookup to the best snacks in school. In this article you'll get the inside scoop to what and why he sells. Since nutrition programs were put into action, schools sta...

Most students received Valentines

Samuel Gonzalez, Martin Munoz, and Cesar Villa

March 23, 2017

Filed under Student Life

  Each year on February 14th, many people exchange cards, candy gifts or flowers with their special "Valentine." In a survey of 100 random Morton East students, 83 of them received a Valentine's Day present. "My boyfriend gave me a necklaces with my nam...

Morton’s favorite rap choice: Drake

Alejandro Rodriguez, Ruben Torres, Manuel Ramirez, and Keshawn Kumsa

March 23, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

fAt Morton, Drake is on top for most of the students' playlist. Drake along with Chance The Rapper, Eminem, G Herbo aka Lil Herb and Kodak Black have been the top artists selected for the rap genre in Morton, with over 35...

Students nervous about AP Tests

Johnny Duran, Israel Salgado, and Randy Servin

March 22, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

AP Testing is right around the corner. There are less than 3 months for AP testing and students should start preparing for these heavy tests. Testing takes place during the first two weeks of May.  Chemistry, environmental science...

Who is better? Cubs or Sox?

Randy Servin, Johnny Duran, and Israel Salgado

March 22, 2017

Filed under Sports

  We distributive a survey:  who is better, the Cubs or the White Sox?  Out of 78/100 people, majority say the Cubs are better the Sox. Now that the Cubs won the World Series, majority of people are going to start thinking that the Cubs are better then the Sox. ...

SAT slightly different from ACT

Tayja Spraggins and Sophie Ruiz

March 22, 2017

Filed under News

This year, students will be taking the SAT at Morton East -- a slightly different test from the ACT which was previously given at school. 103 random Morton East students were asked which of the required standardized achievement...

Is prom worth the expense? Split decision

Maria Centeno and Zorada Salgado

March 22, 2017

Filed under Student Life

With prom being only 3 months away, Morton East students, mostly girls, are already on the hunt for prom dresses. Out of 100 Morton east students, Half agreed that prom is very pricey but worth all the money and the other...

Deportation policy hits close to home

Eduardo Salgado, Alan Tejeda, and Noemi Del Villar

March 20, 2017

Filed under Community, Student Life

A survey of 100 random Morton East students asked if they knew anyone personally that was affected by the recent deportation policy. 80% of the students said that they didn't know anyone but 20% said they did know someone that...

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