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Morton East students wore costumes to school

Yesenia Marquez and Andrea Ruiz

December 11, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On Tuesday, October 31, students were given the opportunity to wear their Halloween costumes if they made a $1 donation to CARE club on Friday the 27th or Monday the 30th. Out of a survey of 100 students, 36 of them dressed up. One of those students was senior Alondra Doming...

Secret Santa gifts gone wrong

Celeste Barba and Emmanuel Perez

December 9, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Community

Emmanuel Perez Nicolas Rico posing with the two elephants he received in a secret Santa exchange In a random survey of 100 Morton East Students, 68% of the students said they had participated in a secret Sant...

CTA Holiday Train is back in Cicero!

Jonathan De La Cruz and Vanessa Munoz

December 8, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Community

CTA'S Santa Train hit the pink line in Cicero on Tuesday and Wednesday this week! The CTA holiday train has been around for over 20 years and people seem to enjoy it. It really brings the Christmas spirit to town. The ho...

No Charge!

Vanessa Bustamante and Barbara Beltran

December 8, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Community

It is officially the holiday season here in the Chicagoland area and this means the start and opening of a plethora of winter activities; however, the majority of these festive past-times are definitely not cost-free. Surprisingly,...

Video Club offers wonderful film experience and service to school

Braulio Vargas, reporter

November 9, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Braulio Vargas Video club is an after school club at Morton East High School that allows students to have the opportunity to film school events or for the community. Some events, like football games, require a commitment of five or more hours.  Students who join this club...

Is Morton East High School really haunted?

Jonathan De La Cruz, Alejandro Muentes

November 6, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Community, Halloween Special

According to sources, spirits do haunt Morton East.  Former theater teacher George Drew reportedly haunts East's Chodl Auditorium. George Drew was found at home dead and missed opening night of the West Side Story which he...

Lollapalooza: wanted to go, but couldn’t afford it

Citalli Estrada and America Zamora

November 4, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life

                  A fraction of our student body has been to Lollapalooza. Lollapalooza was founded in the 1990s, being an alternative music festival, later on...

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