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New schedule approved

Angie Ceballos, Marilyn Sanchez, and Karen Sanchez

December 20, 2017

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The new student class schedule for 2018-2019  has been approved by District 201. Currently, there has been an issue with students starting classes too early. Middle and High School should start  no earlier than 8:30 am a...

East students drive illegally

Cynthia Heredia and Yesenia Garcia

December 19, 2017

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The majority of Morton East students are driving illegally, survey says In a survey of 110 students at Morton East high school, 66% of them admitted to driving without a permit or license and 44% of the students drive with...

Students have been robbed

Students have been robbed

December 19, 2017

East students attend car meets

Eulalio Bustos and Arik Gutierrez

December 19, 2017

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Quite a few students have gone to car meets. Here are all the events that occurs in a car meet: people can walk around the cars and see what they have under the hood, on a different area you can watch cars racing, also you...

Illinois, and other states consider changing drinking age

Sebastian Munoz, reporter

December 19, 2017

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In a survey of 110 students at Morton East, about 24% say Illinois should lower the drinking age.   Recently the state of Wisconsin has tried to lower the required drinking age to the age of 19. Back in March, ...

Medical marijuana dispensary opens at Midway

Omar Sanchez, Bryan Trejo, Jesus Ornelas

December 18, 2017

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So, where's the closest marijuana dispensary? Midway – But, it's only for those with a medical marijuana card. Midway Dispensary, located at 5648 South. Archer Avenue, opened its doors April 26. Approximately there are about 31 dispensaries in the state of I...

Earthquakes doubled in 2017

Brenda Rodriguez, Sabrina Mercado, and Giovanni davolos

December 18, 2017

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Already in 2017, there have been 117 earthquake, many were not as significant as others but no earthquake goes by unnoticed.  That's twice as many tremors as in 2016. 150,000 people worldwide experienced earthquakes all throughout...

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