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College bound students to be photographed, publicized

Rosalinda Granados, reporter

November 20, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

College bound is putting your college acceptance on blast – in the hopes that more seniors will start planning for post high school.  The student wall in room 217 will feature photos of students with their college acceptance...

Morton East hosts winter play “Our Town”

Juan Avilla, Humberto Santos, and Jasmine Jimenez

November 19, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Showcase, Student Life

jkj nmThe Morton East Theater department will be hosting a brand-new play “Our Town” beginning Dec 6th through Dec 9th. “Our town” Is a play originally directed by Sam Wood. It first played in 1938 and it highlights...

Game Day: Bears versus Bills

Jorge Gomez, Reporter

November 19, 2018

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The first time you go to a Chicago Bears game at Soldier Field you’re overwhelmed by how loud and crazy things get.  That’s how it was for senior Jorge Gomez and his family when they attended the Chicago Bears versus Buffalo Bills game on November 11____________...

Cicero preps for Christmas with Community tree

Jesus Andrade and Dominic Nixon

November 19, 2018

Filed under Community, News

Cicero's Community Park Christmas tree was missing some leaves and lights, but those will be up soon. Christmas is as of today still 40 days away. Although the widely celebrated holiday is still more than a month away many have begun to get into the Christmas spirit. Retail stores such Target and Walmart have begun to sell Christmas items a...

Chicago Boxing Tournament hits Little Village

Anthony Abarca

November 19, 2018

Filed under Sports

It was a bout between Mexico and Puerto Rico.  One of Morton East’s own – senior Anthony Abarca – fought for fans this past weekend at Farragut High School in Chicago.  He won three matches, but ultimately lost in the final.   Members of Chicago Youth Boxing Club gave their insight on the Pow...

In the Heights premiers at Morton West

Lucia Gonzalez, Angie Figuereo, and Eric Alvarado

November 19, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Community

Latino immigrants find where they belong in NYC, In the Heights.  In The Heights is an award-winning musical about life in Washington Heights, a tight-knit community where the coffee from the corner bodega is light ...

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