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Prom fashion show promises design, drama

May 5, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Morton East's Prom fashion show features flash, financial benefits -- and some drama. Prom also known as “JS Prom” or junior senior prom, is a dance/ball at the end of a school year. A dance that people call “ the best of ...

Feds actually determine lunch menu, say no to unhealthy foods

Sophie Ruiz and Tayja Spraggins

May 5, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

Most students don't know where their food comes from, so they don't realize that much of the "unhealthy good stuff" they actually crave is prohibited by federal mandate. A random survey of 100 Morton East students were asked...

B-Dubs for students without I’s

Tayja Spraggins and Sophie Ruiz

May 5, 2017

Filed under News

Students are rewarded with a out of uniforms passes, gift cards, and buffalo wild wings if their grades are good by March 31. Students are working hard to get there grades up to hopefully receive these rewards.     ...

Seniors — college or the military?

Michelle Saucedo, Alex Giron, and Saul Ramirez

April 25, 2017

Filed under News

Nearly a third of seniors surveyed are interested in joining the military after they graduate. Once seniors graduate they are on their own; the question is what does the future have in store for them. Students have a choice...

Should 18 year olds be able to drink with parent consent?

Eduardo Salgado, Alan Tejeda, and Noemi Del Villar

April 25, 2017

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

A survey conducted at Morton East High School of 100 students said that 76 of the 100 students drink alcoholic beverages without their parents knowing. But, what about with their parents knowing? There has been lots of controversy...

Morton East seniors appeal to attend senior activities

Lisette Garcia and Diana Saavedra

April 25, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

Morton East students have before spring break to appeal. The appealing process was recently introduced last year at Morton East. The appealing process consists of a senior student who is not currently eligible to attend senior...

Watch out for student loan debt, teachers say

Paulo Hernandez, journalist

April 25, 2017

Filed under Community, News, Showcase, Student Life

  Seniors are finding that part of college is figuring out how to pay for it.  Many rely on government and school student loans to pay for tuition and fees -- without really thinking about how much they will have t...

Many campuses, cities considering “Sanctuary City” status

Sarah Jimenez and Alex Garcia

March 30, 2017

Filed under News

Do you know what a sanctuary city is? Considering how many minority students are enrolled here at Morton East High School, it's extremely beneficial and important for the students to be informed about current events -- current...

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