Pony Express News

Fraction of students ride bikes to school

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

March 30, 2018

Filed under Student Life

The majority of Morton East students don’t ride their bikes to school. Riding bikes to school helps children build strong bones, muscle joints and it decreases the risk of obesity. Just 15 minutes of cycling to school could...

Staycations or Vacation?

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

March 30, 2018

Filed under Community, Showcase

Staycations seem to be the new vacation. In a random survey of 100 students at Morton East High School sophomores, juniors, and seniors, 86 out of 100 students stay home during their vacations. With the spring break of Morton east and many other school...

Dorm or Commute?

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

March 30, 2018

Filed under Career Profile, Student Life, Uncategorized

Half us are planning on commuting rather than dorming. According to U.S News, an average of 19% of freshman commute or live off campus.The exciting part of senior year (other than the senior activities) is deciding if you will either dorm or commute. Those who decide to dorm at a public school can expect to pay ...

Do you have your own car?

Yanelli Fontanez

March 30, 2018

Filed under Community

Do you have your own car? Or do you drive your parent's car? In a random survey of 20 Morton East seniors, 12 students walk, 5 students use their parent's car and 3 have their own car. Many teenagers start to learn how to ...

Opinion: AC wanted, needed

Braulio Vargas, reporter

March 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Come summer, students of Morton East are always arguing that the school should install more air conditioning in the building. I recently surveyed 100 students; 90 of the said that the school needs air conditioning.  (This wasn't...

East parents familiar with factory work

Christian Aritzmendi and Jose Moctezuma

March 29, 2018

Filed under Community

Many students at Morton East have parents working at factories. In a random survey out of 100 Morton East students, 37% of students said their parents worked in factories; this is a significant amount of students whose parents...

Community Preschool: Affordable and Accessible

Yesenia Marquez, Andrea Ruiz, and Citlalli Estrada

March 29, 2018

Filed under Community, News

The preschool at Morton East is not only affordable but is also loved by many. Child care programs began in the U.S. in the 19th century during the Great Depression and World War 2. During those times the programs were sponsored by the government which made it easier for parents to h...

Contemplating on where to go this Spring Break? Go Camping!

Perla Vargas, Alexis Medina, Diana Sandoval, Osvaldo Galvan, and Jaime Bahena

March 29, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Community, Student Life

The majority of Morton East students have not experienced a camping trip.   In a random survey of 100 students, 61 students have not gone camping, and 39 said that they have gone camping. According to Wikipedia, the history of recreational camping ...

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