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Morton East has its own dentist

Jose Lopez, reporter

November 17, 2014

Filed under Community, News

Morton has a dentist, it’s called Smile Mobile. Smile Mobile provides free dental service for students -- to clean their teeth, provide cosmetic recommendations and prevent further problems.  700 students who signed-up in...

Gang awareness increases as gangs decrease

Brandon Jimenez, reporter

November 10, 2014

Filed under Community, News

Unfortunately, gang violence has been a part of many communities; families live at home with fear of going out of the house or letting their children play outside after dark. The police do their best to control gang activity,...

Bible Club creates community church

Luis Tirado, reporter

November 10, 2014

Filed under Community, News

Morton East High School has a church? Yes, students started one. House church grew out of the student led bible club at Morton East High School. After a lot of prayer and planning on March 1st 2014, SLBC opened up a church, Chicago Hous...

Sword or the pen; at Morton, it’s 50/50

Marissa Santiago and Joshua Salcedo

November 10, 2014

Filed under Community, News, Opinion, Showcase

Half of Morton East students, if forced into the military, would go into combat and fight for our country while the other half would stay behind open fire, safe behind a desk in a non-combat job. In a survey of 100 Morton East s...

Students have spoken to Los Comales

Alexis Avila, Peter rodriguez, and Lesley Tolentino

November 10, 2014

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Community, News

Los Comales, El Indio, Zacatacos and Guadalupana-- out of these four Mexican Restaurants on Cermak, Los Comales has been placed as number 1 on Cermak. One of the best taqueria places in Cermark son Los Comales. Los Comales is loca...

Girls can play football too!

Delilah Ayala and Genesis Rodriguez

November 10, 2014

Filed under Community, News, Sports

Delilah Ayala Genesis Rodriguez A battle of the fittest. the reward of the trophy, but more importantly, bragging rights FOR THE LADIES! Every year the annual homecoming Powder Puff football game gets bigger, tougher. The...

Senior Plusses have a place at Morton

Alexandra Ocampo and Guadalupe De La Rosa

November 10, 2014

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

The senior plus (credit recovery) program has had a positive impact. Currently there is a waiting list. In a survey with 100 Morton east seniors, 43 are short in credits. In room 108 there are 60 senior plus students ages,...

What you need to know about ISIS

Jocelyn Martinez and Ligia Perez

November 10, 2014

Filed under News, Showcase

Many of our students claim they want to join the army and fight ISIS,Yet almost none of them know what I.S.I.S is or what it stands for. Social science teacher Mr. Francis Prunty gave as the ISIS crisis for dummies. WHO:ISIS is an ...

ALS challenge in Morton?

Bianca Campos, Jessica Campos, Sandra Ortega, Diana Gutierrez, and Manuel Juarez

November 10, 2014

Filed under News

In the summer of 2014, many Morton East students accepted the ALS challenge, some without knowing the meaning or purpose of it. For months now, people all over the world including staff members and students from Morton East...

District 201 renovates West stadium

Raymundo Enriquez and Sergio Cervantes

October 14, 2014

Filed under News, Sports

A newly renovated stadium awaited Morton students at the inauguration event held for it on September 20. This dynamic stadium features a new field turf  (sporting a new Morton emblem), freshly painted bleachers, a newly improved...

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