Pony Express News

Badminton season here

Lissete Diaz, Stephanie Lopez, and Ibrieal Jenkins

March 20, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year badminton tryouts for Morton high school start on February 27. Badminton in its simplest form is a racquet sport played by using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net. The fast sport is played either by singles or doubles. It's highly encouraged that every girl goes to try out; ma...

Too Faced hits stores with new product this March

Melissa Villalobos, Diana Saavedra, Lisette Garcia, and Jazmin Diaz

March 20, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life

Well known makeup brand, Too Faced,  is about to launch their latest product that is causing lots of commotion and excitement. They are said to be available for purchase online as of March 3, 2017. Although we still don't know the name of the these so expected highlighters, fans have a...

Teens eat on the streets, not at home

Salvador Galvez, reporter

March 20, 2017

Filed under News

Morton East students (and teenagers in general) tend to prefer to eat out on the streets -- junk food rather than house food.  They say it tastes better and it's quicker than waiting for house food to be ready. Fast food places...

Deportation starts with the criminals in Chicagoland

Crystal Covarrubias and Andrew Guerrero

March 20, 2017

Filed under Community, News

  Since February 13, forty seven men and one woman have been arrested in the Chicago area.  ICE officers have arrested 235 people in Illinois. Many fear ICE as they are beginning to crack down on illegal immigrants...

Five Guys takes the burger challenge

Oscar Rojas, Journalist

March 20, 2017

Filed under Community, Opinion, Student Life

Best burgers? Five Guys, says a random survey conducted at Morton East.  Five Guys came out on top among other fast food places:  McDonald's, Wendy's and Burger King. After school students enjoy to go out for a quick bite...

Students take a stand(ing display) to History Fair

Myra Leon, Kathy Mendoza, and Alexander Blancarte

March 20, 2017

Filed under Community, Student Life

  On Tuesday, February 15, Morton East High School held its annual history fair. Morton East students take a stand in history as they conduct research highlighting some of Chicago's historical events. The fair took ...

Class of 2019 hosts Turnabout

Luis Velazquez, Cynthia Velazquez, Vanessa De La Rosa, and Alejandro Garcia

March 20, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

Class of 2019 will be hosting this year's turnabout at Morton East High School on Saturday, March 18. As a tradition, the sophomore class hosts a spring dance as a  fundraiser for their necessities, such as next year's prom....

Tamales, hot chocolate sold for TAG

Samantha Olivares, Reporter

March 20, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase


Split-decision on rappers: new versus old school

Jose Pena and Raul Castaneda

March 2, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Opinion

If the top 5 rappers from old school and modern rap were to battle it out, which one do you think would be victorious? Hip-hop originated in the early 1970's by young African-Americans and Hispanics in South Bronx, New York....

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