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Morton to host rugby championship, again

America Zamora, reporter

April 10, 2018

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

  It's rugby repeat:  Morton will host the 2018 rugby state championship game again this year. In the recent years, our Morton community has been under the rumors that we are going to host the high school rugby state championship. Last year, Mort...

Get “set” for a “spiked” volleyball season!

Alexis Ramos, Emmanuel Perez, and Nicolas Rico

April 9, 2018

Filed under Sports

Are you excited for a new Mustang volleyball season in 2018? The Morton Mustangs varsity team is 2-1 right now.  On February 9, 1895, in Holyoke, Massachusetts (United States), William G. Morgan, a YMCA physical education...

Certain consequences come with school fights

Karen Sanchez, Marilyn Sanchez, Angie Ceballos, and Jonathan De La Cruz

April 9, 2018

Filed under Student Life

  Students seem to always remember the fights that break at school (probably because of social media), but actually there haven't been that many this year -- and they aren't much fun when they come with certain consequences.  According to the...

Your parents are right: you CAN walk to school!

Sarahi Rangel, Jennifer Rodriguez, Vianey Berlanga, and Ashley Contreras

April 9, 2018

Filed under Community, Student Life

Most Morton East students walk to school. In a survey of 120 Morton East high school students, 40% walk to school, 5% use public transportation, another 5%  bike, 35% get dropped off by a parent, and 9% drive to school.   ...

Changing gun laws brings out youth opinions

Itzel Munoz and Lizeth Martinez

April 9, 2018

Filed under Community, Opinion

The rise in school shootings has sparked debates on current US gun laws -- at Morton East too.  But, most of the students here believe the age to purchase firearms should be raised. In a random survey of 100 Morton East students,...

Student athletes work hard for scholarships

Celine Martinez, Reporter

April 9, 2018

Filed under Community, Sports, Sports Showcase

It's that time of the year when athletic scholarships determine where thousands of seniors will be heading to for their first year of college -- and we have our share of athletes competing (and winning) these scholarships. Only...

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