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Only half of us dance at MEHS

Jose Pena and Raul Castaneda

March 1, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Half of Morton East students dance and the other half does not, according to our survey. Dancing has an important part in our life's like ceremonies, rituals, celebrations, and especially entertainment. Like 30,000-years ago:...

Are students inspired by art?

Samantha Olivares, Reporter

February 27, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Opinion, Student Life

Does art inspires students?  Do they enjoy it?  For some, it inspires them and it represents something for them, it has meaning to them. In a survey of a 100 students in Morton East, more than half are inspired through art. A...

Students split on interest in Lady Gaga’s Superbowl show

Luis Velazquez, Cynthia Velazquez, and Vanessa De La Rosa

February 6, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Sports

Lady Gaga will be performing this year's Superbowl Half Time Show on February 5,  2017. Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known as Lady Gaga, announced that she will perform at the Super Bowl earlier this year.  The Super...

Mr. Toms jazzes up “Star Spangled Banner”

Daniel Medina, Kevin Cruz, Alejandro Ortega, and Liset Bahena

December 21, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

 Morton assembly experienced a once in a life time performance from the conductor of the Morton Band,  Mr. Brain Toms.  Mr Toms out- shined and mesmerized  the crowd with his amazing riffs and smooth melodies during the "Star Spangled Banner." During Mort...

Most of MEHS enjoys horror films

Liset Bahena, Alex Ortega, Kevin Cruz, and Daniel Medina

December 19, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Are scary movies too spooky for you? Majority of Morton East students would say no. Scary movies can be considered as ancient art form. They're popular because the moviegoers tend to like the panic and fright the scary movies...

So, we have a thing for Freddy

Victoria Diaz, Zoraida Salgado, Brian Navarro, Lenis Ortega, and Alexis Contreras

December 19, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Halloween Special

So, Freddy Krueger -- or, the NIGHTMARE on Elm Street -- is our favorite fictional serial killer at Morton East. Out of 100 students we surveyed 17% thought IT (the first serial CLOWN)  was scary; 17% thought Leatherface was scary; 21% thought Jigsaw was scary; 22% thought Michael Myer...

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year To Go Ice Skating!

Cynthia Gonzalez, Lesly Salazar, Andres Estrada, and Lissette Gutierrez

December 15, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Community, News

Students go ice skating all over Chicago. The Skating Ribbon just opened at the new Maggie Daley Park in downtown Chicago located at Randolph street. The rink recently opened November 25th, 2016. It is open everyday even on...

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