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Morton teens drive irresponsibly

Adan Rosales, Bruce Rodriguez, and Gameliel Medina

November 13, 2014

Filed under Community, Student Life

Drivers from ages 16 to 19 who don’t have car insurance have the highest average in crash and traffic violation rates of any age group. In a random survey of 110 Morton east students 52% of them drive without car insurance,...

Students can’t accept drug realities

Andrea Ayala, Sergio Cardenas, Carlos Palos, and Miguel Peralta

November 13, 2014

Filed under Student Life

Unfortunately, in general, students at Morton East underestimate the dangers and consequences of smoking marijuana. In a word they act “stoned.” According towww.drugfreeworld.org, it has been proven that negative effects of...

MEHS shows Halloween spirit

MEHS shows Halloween spirit

November 11, 2014

Can video games relate to education?

Emilio Balderrama, Jonathan Fonesca, and Marco Juarez

November 10, 2014

Filed under Community, Student Life

There are many people that say video games should become a sport; others say no. in a random survey of 100 Morton East students, sixty-eight percent said that it should be a sport. Robert Morrison University in Illinois wi...

MEHS students divided on e-cigs

Richard Herrera and Fabian Navarro

November 10, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Morton East students have divided opinions on the health and hazards of electronic cigarettes. Most e- cigs consist of three different components, including; a cartage, which holds a liquid solution containing varying amounts...

Will you go to Homecoming with me?

Alexy Garcia, Gisselle Sandoval, and Jesus Jimenez

November 10, 2014

Filed under Student Life

Morton East gears up for Homecoming proposals. It all began when the University of Illinois hosted the first ever homecoming game in 1910. Over the years the homecoming experience has evolved into many different aspects, starting...

Senior Plusses have a place at Morton

Alexandra Ocampo and Guadalupe De La Rosa

November 10, 2014

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

The senior plus (credit recovery) program has had a positive impact. Currently there is a waiting list. In a survey with 100 Morton east seniors, 43 are short in credits. In room 108 there are 60 senior plus students ages,...

Less students smoke cigarettes

Janet Quezada and Jessica Guzman

November 10, 2014

Filed under Student Life

In a survey of 100 Morton East students, only 18 actually smoke cigarettes. The popularity of smoking cigarettes has dropped due to the fact that students are aware of the health risks.A Morton East sophomore claims he doesn’t...

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