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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...

Talented student DJs at East stand out

Fabiola Avitia and Bianey Lopez

February 26, 2014

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life

Morton East is home to talented students that are trying to make a name for themselves, DJ JFade and DJ Zee are two particular DJ’s that have managed to stand out. The path towards following their dreams has not been easy,...

Profile: Sound Head Michelle Rice makes Chodl events run smoothly

Giovanni Rojas, Reporter

February 26, 2014

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life

Morton East High School is home to a lot of theatre performances, various assemblies, speeches from important figures to the school and many more different events. Making all of these events possible is a team of students who...

Profile: Junior Erik Ortiz is first boy in poms

Diego Sanchez, Ithzel Hernandez, and Oscar Maldonado

February 26, 2014

Filed under News, Sports, Student Life

We’re all pumped for the Morton Poms; they have been practicing the new routine for days. They all come out and at first you don’t know it, “There’s a guy on the team “? YES in fact the first ever in Morton history!!...

Students struggle to wake up

Victoria Troncoso Mandujano and Sergio Torres

January 13, 2014

Filed under Student Life

Waking up in the morning can be a struggle. Morton East students go through this every morning on a school day. In a survey of 60 people, 46 of the students said they struggle to get up from bed. They make excuses anywhere...

MEHS students have spirited opinions on school spirit week

Jocelyne Ayala, Joselyn Santoyo, and Zoe Hayes

January 13, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Many Morton East students aren’t pleased with the current spirit week, they think its should be changed to add more school spirit. In a random survey of 96 Morton East students, 52 said they would like to have the old spirit...

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