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Most students blame world disasters on climate change

Jose Guzman, Jose Castillo, Kevin Quinonez, and Bladimir Caballero

March 12, 2018

Filed under News, Opinion

  Most of us think the increase in world disasters -- earthquakes, mudslides, tsunamis, forest fires -- are tied to climate change. How are the current world natural disasters connected to climate change?   Si...

Minority of students here victimized by crime

Sarahi Rangel, Jennifer Rodriguez, and Vianey Berlanga

March 12, 2018

Filed under Community, News

Fortunately, East students who have been a victim of a crime are in the minority .  Unfortunately, about a quarter of those surveyed have been victimized. In a random survey of 30 Morton East high school students 27% have...

Cicero police save boy from house fire

Zeina Navarro and Maria Cortes

March 11, 2018

Filed under Community, News

  An 11 year old boy was saved from fire by Cicero police early this year. The fire started on the first floor in he middle of the night and worked it's way all the way up to the attic.  A woman was able to get out but told the police off...

Flu season felt at East

Isaema Escalera and Giovanni Davalos

March 11, 2018

Filed under Community, News

The flu season started early and it is worse than ever. The flu season is thought to be between December and February. But, this year, flu activity started as early as October and November.  36 states have already reported...

#MeToo, for too many

Eve Molly Esleta, Reporter

March 11, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Opinion, Student Life

Sexual assault and harassment happens every 98 seconds, it also happens in the Cicero area. Sexual assault and harassment is a very serious and real issue. The topic of victims who have been sexually assaulted or harassed are...

Morton changes class schedule for next year

Barbara Beltran and Vanessa Bustamante

March 11, 2018

Filed under Community, News

Starting the 2018-2019 school year, Morton 201 will implement a new school day schedule that allows its students to get to school at a later time. Starting in the fall for the 2018 – 2019 school year in district 201, the standard school ...

New schedule approved

Angie Ceballos, Marilyn Sanchez, and Karen Sanchez

December 20, 2017

Filed under News

The new student class schedule for 2018-2019  has been approved by District 201. Currently, there has been an issue with students starting classes too early. Middle and High School should start  no earlier than 8:30 am a...

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