Pony Express News

The struggle of balancing high school and a job

Marco Juarez, reporter

March 17, 2015

Filed under Community, Student Life

High school students have trouble attending a job while still been at high school, but its possible to change that with some effort. Morton East students are struggling to balance time between their jobs and their studies,...

Students’ parents are strict, but likeable

Arisbet Secundino, reporter

March 17, 2015

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

Are you aware that 19 out of 25 teenagers at Morton East have a good relationship with their parents? Although some students have good relationships with their parents, many in the other hand don’t really seem to get along...

Girls fight more survey says!

Ricardo Carrillo and Cristian Hernandez

March 17, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

  Can’t we all just get along? When it comes to fighting in school think twice before you decide to retaliate. Morton has a zero tolerance policy, Morton won’t make any exceptions! Even if you didn't start the fight,...

For some, high school years mean increase sexual activity

Javier Jimenez, Reporter

March 17, 2015

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

In high school you're more likely to have more serious relationships most likely, the time will come in which you or your partner believes you're ready for sexual activity. In a random survey of 25 Morton East students teenagers...

Apex Gives Hope

David Guzman, Reporter

March 17, 2015

Filed under Community, Student Life

Many students give up on school just because they are not going to graduate on time, without knowing Apex offers them hope. Apex had been helping students for 5 years to graduate on time by giving them one more chance on re-taking...

Abandoned Book Policy: Don’t get stuck with a $25 fee

Jose Lopez and Eduardo Gomez

March 17, 2015

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

Here at Morton East we have a policy about book, it’s called “Abandoned Book”. That policy is about students checking out books and making someone turn it in for them. What is the policy for the “Abandoned Book” about? If...

Morton East, Pranksters or Vandalism?

Jessica Garcia, Alexandra Ocampo, and Guadalupe De La Rosa

March 17, 2015

Filed under Community, Opinion, Student Life

What do you think about senior pranks? Some people think they should stay as tradition, but over the years students have vandalized or hurt people,here at east we are afraid of them. And the school will no longer tolerate it....

School attendance makes a difference

Andrea Ayala and Sergio Cardenas

March 16, 2015

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

In Morton East, every student has a value. Each year, the Department of Education calculates a “revenue limit,” which is the amount of money a district should receive in general funding for each student in a public school....

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