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Morton East Folkloric Dances at East

Karla Gonzalez and Maribella

February 3, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life

They are known as M.E.F (the Morton East Folkloric). Folkloric dancing is a collective term for traditional Latin American dances that emphasize local folk culture with ballet characteristics - pointed toes, jumping, turning,  exaggerated...

Video goes for the win

Video goes for the win

February 3, 2016

Seniors less likely to ditch

Jessica Ramos, Norma Cereceres, and Jesica Castillo

January 20, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Surprisingly students at Morton East are less likely to ditch as they get older. In a random survey  of 109 students at Morton East, 56 percent of sophomores claimed to had ditched a class, as for the juniors 67 percent of...

Phone wars: Apple versus Samsung

Norma Cereceres, Jessica Ramos, and Jesica Castillo

January 19, 2016

Filed under Community, Student Life

Over the past five months there has been a controversy over which cellular company Morton East students prefer. Technology has become a big part of students life, and sometimes it benefits them. Samsung started in 1938,...

Student lead prayer shows faith on the field

Monse Sanchez, Reporter

January 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Prayer on the field can cause controversy, but many of our Morton athletes choose to pray before a game. Just recently it cost a coach's job in Bremerton High School in Seattle, Washington.  His spotlight prayer at the homecoming...

Senioritis? Get immunized!

Rickey Ledezma and Benjamin Morales

January 19, 2016

Filed under News, Opinion, Student Life

There are students that cannot participate in activities because they are slacking off. As of now there are twenty-five percent of seniors that are not allowed to attend prom. Students are not doing their work or they are...

Many students at Morton East want tattoos but don’t have any yet

Cristian Garcia and Flor Diaz

January 19, 2016

Filed under News, Student Life

Most East students would get a tattoo, but only a small number of them actually have one already. In a random survey of 100 students at Morton East High school 5 percent said they have a tattoo and would like another one, ...

Mass school shootings: Is your school safe? 

Daisy Guadalajara, Ivan Gallegos, Janet Martinez, and Sebastian Montes De Oca

January 19, 2016

Filed under Student Life

It seems that less than half of the students at Morton East High School do not feel safe about being in the building and its surroundings. Out of 100 Morton East students surveyed 33% of students do not feel safe being school....

Addicted to tech: Too much time on social media

Becky Martinez and Ayman Atra

January 19, 2016

Filed under Community, Student Life

The majority of students at MEHS think they are addicted to social media. Social media is everywhere. We all have Snapchat, Facebook, and Twitter and other types of social networks. We can all agree that we count on technology...

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