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Your parents are right: you CAN walk to school!

Sarahi Rangel, Jennifer Rodriguez, Vianey Berlanga, and Ashley Contreras

April 9, 2018

Filed under Community, Student Life

Most Morton East students walk to school. In a survey of 120 Morton East high school students, 40% walk to school, 5% use public transportation, another 5%  bike, 35% get dropped off by a parent, and 9% drive to school.   ...

Fraction of students ride bikes to school

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

March 30, 2018

Filed under Student Life

The majority of Morton East students don’t ride their bikes to school. Riding bikes to school helps children build strong bones, muscle joints and it decreases the risk of obesity. Just 15 minutes of cycling to school could...

Dorm or Commute?

Jacqueline Torres, Imelda Uribe, Oscar Miranda, and Jeffrey Czech

March 30, 2018

Filed under Career Profile, Student Life, Uncategorized

Half us are planning on commuting rather than dorming. According to U.S News, an average of 19% of freshman commute or live off campus.The exciting part of senior year (other than the senior activities) is deciding if you will either dorm or commute. Those who decide to dorm at a public school can expect to pay ...

Contemplating on where to go this Spring Break? Go Camping!

Perla Vargas, Alexis Medina, Diana Sandoval, Osvaldo Galvan, and Jaime Bahena

March 29, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Community, Student Life

The majority of Morton East students have not experienced a camping trip.   In a random survey of 100 students, 61 students have not gone camping, and 39 said that they have gone camping. According to Wikipedia, the history of recreational camping ...

Seniors must pay up

Seniors must pay up

March 29, 2018

Some students work outside the community

Vanessa Munoz and Samantha Contreras

March 29, 2018

Filed under Community, Student Life

Studies show only 1 in 4 high school student (16 & older) work outside their community. It is also know that students who work more than 15 hours a week are more associated with problems like low grades, smoking, drinking...

Morton East students play video games

Bryan Gonzalez and Angel Moreno, reporter

March 29, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life

Morton East students play games in school. In a random survey of 100 Morton East students 64 students said they play games on their phones during class and 36 said they don't. In a year Apple users downloaded 1.3 billion apps and Android downloaded 1.4 to 1.5 billion apps a year, the...

How to enjoy spring break on a budget

Alex M

March 29, 2018

Filed under Community, Student Life

We all want to spend our spring break doing fun stuff but most of them are expensive and the majority of students do not have the financial resources to do so. In a survey of 100 Morton East students, 62% of students said they...

Prom arrival

Prom arrival

March 29, 2018

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