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Great America’s American Eagle named senior favorite ride

Samuel Gonzalez, Martin Munoz, and Cesar Villa

April 25, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Morton top 5 favorite six flags rides out of 30 Seniors students, American Eagle BATMAN The Ride Superman ride of steel Demon Giant Drop "One of my favorite ride at Six Flags is the "American Eagle" because it made me feel...

Students hesitate to block their ex!

Anahi Velazquez and Chris Ramirez

April 25, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

In high school, sometimes relationships don't end well meaning that often couples end up being resentful  towards each other. We asked students at Morton East if they would block their ex on social media. We conducted a survey...

Seniors, have you read a whole book this year?

Atziry Dominguez and Saul Ramirez

April 25, 2017

Filed under Student Life

So, have you read a book this year? In a survey of 100 random seniors only 59 of them have read 2 or more books in the past school year. Considering that the majority of English classes read during class, it's a low number...

Seniors — college or the military?

Michelle Saucedo, Alex Giron, and Saul Ramirez

April 25, 2017

Filed under News

Nearly a third of seniors surveyed are interested in joining the military after they graduate. Once seniors graduate they are on their own; the question is what does the future have in store for them. Students have a choice...

Majority of Cicero teens haven’t seen the “Greening” of the Chicago River

Samantha Olivares, Reporter

April 25, 2017

Filed under Community

green river So, you've lived here your entire life, and you still haven't seen Chicago's "green river" on St. Patrick's Day?  Shame on you. In a survey of 100 Morton East students, more then 50% of student haven't seen Chicago "green river." How did the...

Know the healthy alternatives at local fast food places

Jazmin Diaz and Melissa Villalobos

April 25, 2017

Filed under Community, Opinion

So what did you have last night -- a Big Mac, fried chicken, or that salad? Eating healthier has always been a challenge for many people who want a healthier life style. Society, today, teaches us to be confident about ourselves in...

Zeilmann says goodbye after decades of counseling

Jessica Ramos and Maria Camacho

April 25, 2017

Filed under Uncategorized

                On May 24, Morton East will say "Goodbye, Good luck, and Farewell!" To a very important and loving staff member, Ms. Valarie Zeilmann, a counselor who has helped many students -- over many dedicated years -- achieve their goal...

Should 18 year olds be able to drink with parent consent?

Eduardo Salgado, Alan Tejeda, and Noemi Del Villar

April 25, 2017

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

A survey conducted at Morton East High School of 100 students said that 76 of the 100 students drink alcoholic beverages without their parents knowing. But, what about with their parents knowing? There has been lots of controversy...

Morton East seniors appeal to attend senior activities

Lisette Garcia and Diana Saavedra

April 25, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

Morton East students have before spring break to appeal. The appealing process was recently introduced last year at Morton East. The appealing process consists of a senior student who is not currently eligible to attend senior...

Watch out for student loan debt, teachers say

Paulo Hernandez, journalist

April 25, 2017

Filed under Community, News, Showcase, Student Life

  Seniors are finding that part of college is figuring out how to pay for it.  Many rely on government and school student loans to pay for tuition and fees -- without really thinking about how much they will have t...

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