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Clarification on the California wildfires

Sebastian Guzman and Adrian Nava

December 24, 2018

Filed under News

What is happening right now in the California Wildfires? The California Wildfires have been going for about a week and have destroyed 9,000 homes and miles of miles of acres. The current death toll is up to about 59 people...

East increases AC, more to come

Alexis Arellano, reporter

December 21, 2018

Filed under News

Last summer Morton East high school initiated its long-awaited renovations to the building after years of anticipation; students are probably most pleased about the increase in the number of air conditioned rooms.    Back in the day – over one hundred years ago – when Morton was built, no schools had air conditioning.  (AC didn’t really become common in schools until ...

About half of students support teachers with “glocks”

Alexander Ornelas, Dominic Nixon, Josh Puentes, Aurelio Servin, and Jesus Andrade

December 18, 2018

Filed under Community, News

In a recent survey conducted within Morton East High School, out of 118 students 49% support teachers carrying firearms on school grounds.    As of March 2018, there have been eight school shootings in the United States this year. Due to the increase of shootings within schoo...

No time for Dunkin’ Donuts, try Morton’s Grab n’ go

Natalia Marquez, Reporter

December 18, 2018

Filed under Food, News

Morton East students helped provide breakfast for the teachers earlier this week, they were fast-paced and neat with handling the food.    The culinary department was so kind to provide this breakfast for the staff. The students had on their chef apr...

Factory Farming Awareness Coalition presents at Morton East

Yoselin Avalos and Melissa Salgado

December 18, 2018

Filed under Food, News

Factory farming is like a concentration camp for animals --  thousands of animals are killed in one spot. 9 billion animals are killed for meat and eggs every year.  99 percent of those animals are raised on factory farms. ...

School admin pose as “Mustangs for the Day”

Candy Flores and Francisco Vargas

December 17, 2018

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Before Christmas break school administration (principals, deans, etc.) had an idea to dress as students for a day and are going into classes to see what it is like to be a “Mustang for a day."  What do you think? According...

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