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Graduation 2019 moved to Chodl Auditorium

Cristopher Guerrero, reporter

May 3, 2019

There has been a change in the place that graduation will take place this year; this year’s ceremonies will be at Morton East’s Chodl Auditorium. Morton East graduation is not far with less than a month of school. Graduation...

School schedule to have another hour next year

Bryan Garcia, Journalist

April 30, 2019

Morton plans to add an extra mandatory hour starting 2019.  The new hour is planned to take place before 1st hour and after 0 hour. Students will be given the options of either: Integrated Otaku replacing the after-school club, a new Shooting range curren...

Students will be checked before school

Sebastian Guzman and Adrian Nava

April 22, 2019

Students won't be able to take backpacks in the bathroom and will be checked.  Boys are most likely to get caught smoking in school. This study examined how perceptions of student smoking in the school environment and the actu...


April 22, 2019

As of April 15, 2019, it was announced by the administrators that senior prom was canceled. 80% of the class of 2019 students were on the list for incompletes. Most students still needed to appeal due to their poor attendance....

Vape sensors coming to Morton High schools

Andres Moreno & Alexis Arellano, News reporters

April 22, 2019

Next year, Morton High Schools (Morton East and Morton West) will install vape sensors in the bathrooms.  Beginning of the 2018/19 school year at the Morton High schools, administrators saw a dramatic rise in student misconduct involving vaping. This led to an increase by 15% of given suspensions to students for vaping ...

Bulls gored by narcos

William Romas and Adrian Gallegos

April 22, 2019

On April 1, 2019, the Chicago Bulls were caught with Narcos de Sinaloa. One Chicago Bulls well-known player was pulled over and found with 5 kilos of Cocaine and marijuana. The NBA star seemed to be intoxicated and tried to...

Community park Carnival opens for summer

Kimberly Dominguez and Maria Sanchez

April 22, 2019

Next year the community park is going to have a carnival with rides for the whole summer. Carnival is a western Christian and Greek orthodox festive season that occurs before the liturgical season of Lent. The main events typically...

Mice nest in girls’ bathroom

April 22, 2019

Morton East High School custodians found the mice nest in the girls' 3rd-floor bathroom & in the 1st-floor bathroom as well. Many girls have been running out of the bathroom due to the fact that they have seen many mice by...

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