Pony Express News

East picks top 5 holiday movies

Nohemi Ramirez, Marisel Carreno, Carmorroa Siggers, and Xitlaly Pardo

December 20, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Home Alone tops our favorite holiday movie list. Holiday movies are a staple to Christmas traditions throughout the years/decades.  So what's your favorite?    70 Morton East students voted on their favoite holiday mov...

Opinion: Is it worth being attractive, with all this harassment?

Melissa Fregoso

December 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Sexual harassment is all over the news, but who or what is to blame? Women like to get all pretty up, put on some nice clothes, makeup, with their hair done and finish it up with some nice shoes. But, once they step out they...

Winter offers cheer for all — dating or single

Crystal Arteaga, Graciela Hernandez, Jennifer Rodriguez, and Britney Zamora

December 20, 2017

Filed under Uncategorized

Numerous Morton East High School students are getting into relationships hoping to be high school sweethearts.  In a survey conducted by students, 41% of the school’s population is in a relationship. Our fellow classmates were...

Different cultures mean different holidays

Brenda Rodriguez, Isaema Escalera, and Sabrina Mercado

December 20, 2017

Filed under Community

Christmas isn’t for everyone. At Morton East we have 4 groups that don’t recognize or celebrate it. Over 81 different cultures celebrate Christmas in different ways, names and on different days, they have their own unique...

What was your big accomplishment in 2017?

Jacqueline Torres, Imelda Uribe, Jeffrey Czech, and Oscar Miranda

December 20, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Morton East students worked hard to accomplish big things during 2017.  Many of us had a great year, we accomplished big things, but also learned a lot. Throughout 2017 there was some anticipation and sorrow. There were times were the world was full of...

Family arguments often happen on holidays

Erika Quezada and Natalia Zambrano

December 20, 2017

Filed under Community, Opinion

Arguments within families are common. When the holidays come, people tend to be under pressure because of all the cooking and preparation going on. In a survey of 100 Morton East students, 60 percent said that they have at...

Spanish Christmas music brings harmony

Jose Guzman, Kevin Quinonez, Jose Castillo, and Bladimir Caballero

December 20, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

In a random survey of 100 Morton East students 68% percent said they have listened  to all of  these songs: “Mi burrito sabanero , Campana sobre campana, Noche de paz.” According to fluentu “Feliz Navidad” is a catchy tune that gets stuck in your head on repea...

Many households have guns; safety questions posed

Raquel Olivares, Joselyne Rodriguez, Carlos Velasco, and Ana Salazar

December 20, 2017

Filed under Community

 Having guns in a household can be a safety hazard.    In a random survey of 100 students at Morton East High School sophomores, juniors, and seniors, 67 have guns in their households. America is the number on...

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