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Opinion: Gender equality for Prom Queen and King!

Sabrina Mercado, Brenda Rodriguez, and Isaema Escalera

September 19, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Opinion, Student Life

Around the United States, high schools are having a big discussions about crowning the same sex king and queen for prom. There are mixed feeling about it. Florida was the first to crown the same sex prom king and queen. And a same se...

How much is too much for a prom dress?

Barbara Beltran and Vanessa Bustamante

September 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

The female seniors of Morton East’s class of 2018 have differing opinions on just how much is too much for a prom dress. According to USA Today, in 2017 it was found that a teenage girl in high school spends an average of...

Senior Ditch Day: only for non-regular ditchers, some say

Cynthia Heredia, Yesenia Garcia, and Graciela Hernandez

September 19, 2018

Filed under Student Life

In a survey of 57 seniors, 43 of them declared that they have never ditched class. And the other 14 students admitted to have ditched often. Administration takes ditching serious due to the fact that they exit the school premises...

Is overdosing a norm? It seems scarily so

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

September 19, 2018

Filed under Community, Student Life

Harmful substances are taking over the youth. In a survey of 148 Morton East students almost half of Morton East students know somebody that had an overdose. Many kids do drugs to prove a point to other people like their friends....

Was the Syrian missile strike the right thing to do?

Yesenia Marquez, Citlalli Estrada, and America Zamora

September 19, 2018

Filed under Community, Opinion

In a survey of 100 Morton East, students 30 said that the Syrian missile strike made by the U.S. was the right thing to do and 70 thought it wasn't the best choice. On April 14, 2018 the U.S, the British, and the French launched over 100 missiles toward Syria as a ...

Bringing your own laptop to school

Vanessa Munoz, Journalist

September 19, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

At Morton East you are not allowed to bring your own laptops to school due to hacking to websites. 87% of American teens ages 13-17 have or have a desktop or laptop computer. White teens are more likely to report having a laptop...

How many students appealed this year in 2018?

By: Odalys Soriano, Genesis Torres, Vickey Gutierrez, Cynthia Sanchez and Breanna Tapia, reporter

September 19, 2018

Filed under Uncategorized

Seniors always look forward to their senior graduation activities, but some don't have the opportunity to attend these events. So, they appeal to their Vice Principal. In total over 250 Morton East seniors have appealed according...

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