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Do you date within your age range?

Jacqueline Robles, Anthony Figueroa, Stephanie Ortega, and Adan Ortiz

December 12, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

Most students (and staff for that matter) would like to date someone who is within five years of their age.  Dating older or younger becomes problematic.   In a random survey of 104 students, 57 percent of the students said that they would rather date someone withi...

Abortion continues to be hot topic at Morton East

Giselle Uribe, reporter

December 11, 2018

Filed under News

Most students are still pro-life (against abortion) at Morton East, but an increasing number of students call for a woman's right to choose (abortion as an option).  In a random survey of 108 Morton East students, 71 claim to be a...

Mercy Hospital shooting shocks students

Alejandra Prieto, Diana Roman, Janeika Ramos, and Bryan De Leon Ramirez

December 11, 2018

Filed under News, Opinion

On November 19, 2018, there were three innocent people killed at the Mercy Hospital shooting. At the Mercy Hospital, three innocent victims were killed, one of the victims was doctor Tamara O’Neal who had broken off the engagement...

Students share their opinion about abortions

Javier Zenteno, Leonardo Rodriguez, Leonel Palos, and Cristian Gutierrez

December 11, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Opinion, Student Life

The majority of Morton East students support a woman’s right to choose.  In a random survey of 105 students, 68 students claim to be pro-choice. To be pro-choice means that women should have the right to choose what to ...

How many students here wear glasses?

Juan Avila and Jazmine Jimenez

December 11, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

Many students at Morton East wear glasses, but just how many? A survey conducted by students of Morton East revealed that out of 104 students surveyed, 68 answered no to wearing glasses and 36 answered yes. Some people also prefer...

Most students are not comfortable telling teachers about their personal lives

Natalia Marquez, Tania Figueroa, and Rebecca Espinoza

December 11, 2018

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Majority of students at Morton East High School do not feel comfortable telling their teachers about their personal lives.   In a random survey of 120 Morton East students, 96 students say they do not feel comfortable telling their tea...

Seniors plus students will graduate thanks to credit recovery program

Jessica Fajardo, Reporter

December 11, 2018

Filed under News

Senior plus credit recovery is a program for students who weren’t able to earn enough credits to graduate on time. The majority of the students at Morton East are on track to graduate on time. In a random survey of 100 Morton...

No finals will be taken early

Ramon Robles, Hector Perez, and Jose Arellano

December 11, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

No finals will be taken early this year at Morton East High School.   Many students in the past years have took the final exams for many classes earlier than when the test should've been -- due to family emergencies, vac...

East students are staying home this winter break

Anthony Abarca, Chelsy Ochoa, Quinton Dixon, and Jacqueline Olvera

December 11, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

In a random survey of 150 Morton students and teachers most said that they were not planning on leaving the state over Christmas break this winter.   There are many reasons why one might decide to stay home rather than going out on vacation, economic reasons, hom...

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