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Students take fashion to the street

Alexis Contreras and Brian Navarro

March 1, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Streetwear is growing in popularity at Morton East. Streetwear is a distinctive style of street fashion rooted in California surf and skate culture. It has grown to compass elements of hip hop fashion, Japanese street fashion...

Seal of Biliteracy tests students

Kevin Cruz, Daniel Medina, and Alejandro Ortega

March 1, 2017

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

For the third year in a row, Morton East and West seniors are taking the tests for their seal of biliteracy on their diploma. The Seal of Biliteracy is an award giving by the school, county or state in recognition to a student...

Morton East students march with women

Jocelyn Santacruz and Dennisse Alejandro

March 1, 2017

Filed under Community, News

The nationwide event of the 44th annual women's march took place on January 21, 2017 and some of our Morton East students attended this historic event. Quite a few students attended the women's march. The march supported the...

Many students scared about new US President, Donald J. Trump.

Cesar Villa and Martin Munoz

March 1, 2017

Filed under Community, News

The majority of the students from Morton East High school do not support the new president of the United States, Donald J. Trump. Not surprisingly, in a random survey of 100 students, 93 said that they do not support Donald...

Majority of MEHS students concerned about executive decisions

Sarah Rebolledo and Ashley Avalos

March 1, 2017

Filed under Community, News

At Morton East High School, In a survey of 100 students, 73 students said they would protest against Donald Trump and his executive decisions. Two weeks after Donald Trump took office so much chaos has occurred around the world....

East students support Women’s March

Tayja Spraggins and Sophie Ruiz

March 1, 2017

Filed under News

Some students take to the streets to march for women's rights. A random survey of 50 students was held, regarding the Women's March on January 21 in Chicago. 3 people said they attended, 46 said they support the cause, and...

Students disagree with pit bull ban

Jennifer Samano and Chris Ramirez

March 1, 2017

Filed under Community

In general, most students interviewed disagree with the ban of pit bulls in the community. Some people are generally afraid of dogs, no matter the size of them. However one dog breed seems to almost always get the same reaction...

Are prom requirements helping? Data says yes

Ibrieal Jenkins, Lissete Diaz, and Stephanie Lopez

March 1, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

More than 3/4 of our senior class says prom is part of their motivation to attend class. This school year is the first year that prom requirements are active for one full school year. These requirements entail having an overall...

Attendence takes toll on Morton seniors

Myra Leon, Kathy Mendoza, and Alexander Blancarte

March 1, 2017

Filed under Student Life

According to Morton East seniors, they are eligible to participate in senior activities, however school data shows otherwise. The clock is ticking till graduation. Seniors are not only excited to graduate, but to participate...

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