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Gangs in the past are different from today’s gangs

Gracy Barron and Alma Rojas

September 30, 2014

Filed under Community, News

For sure, gangs in the past are different from today’s gangs. Gangs of the past were created as a form of civil disobedience and political resistance, according to Answer.com today they are more about drugs, turf, and money. Ac...

Junior Amari Davis qualifies for National History Fair Competition

Erik Meraz, Reporter

May 19, 2014

Filed under News

Junior Amari Davis has qualified to represent Morton East High School and the State of Illinois at National History Day Competition in June at the University of Maryland.  This is the first time a student from Morton East has...

Profile: Junior Erik Ortiz is first boy in poms

Diego Sanchez, Ithzel Hernandez, and Oscar Maldonado

February 26, 2014

Filed under News, Sports, Student Life

We’re all pumped for the Morton Poms; they have been practicing the new routine for days. They all come out and at first you don’t know it, “There’s a guy on the team “? YES in fact the first ever in Morton history!!...

Student art pieces are missing

Anthony Gonzalez and Jose Sandoval

January 13, 2014

Filed under News, Showcase

Student’s art work pieces have ended up missing at Morton East High school. Art teacher Mr. Moriarty recently displayed student art work outside his class room on walls and inside glass display cases outside the Principal’s...

Scalpel, please; it’s dissection time!

Yessica Flores, Nereida Lechuga, and Giovanni Rojas

January 13, 2014

Filed under News, Student Life

Every year Morton East high school anatomy students dissect many different animals. Ms. Chappell's students have dissected many minks in school on November 15 to learn about anatomy.  (It's strange how animals and humans are...

Veterans Day celebrated at Morton East

Madalena Garza, Karina Sandoval, Marisa Velezquez, and Kevin Stuva

January 13, 2014

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Showcase

Morton East students honor war Veterans in a special school assembly. On Friday, November 8, MEHS students attended the Veterans Day assembly in the Chodl auditorium. 34 out of 50 students have a family member in the military...

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