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Wall or No DACA? We say wall

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

March 12, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

The majority of Morton East students want the wall for DACA to stay.  In a random survey of 100 students, 86 students from Morton East High School would rather build the wall and keep DACA. The other 14 students chose to not build the wall, so DACA won't...

Snowball’s main goal: say no to drugs and bad decisions

Celeste Barba, Natalia Zambrano, and Erika Quezada

March 12, 2018

Filed under Community, Student Life

Upcoming Snowball retreat has students wondering what Snowball is really about: it’s about not using drugs. Some of the anti-drug education activities have included Red Ribbon Week where students pledge to “say no to drugs,” and multiple games and songs that energize studen...

Stats on anxiety

Vickey Gutierrez and Breanna Tapia

March 12, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S. affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1%of the population every year. Anxiety disorders affect 25.2% of children between 13 ...

What’s Your Favorite TV Show?

Citlalli Estrada and America Zamora

March 12, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life

At Morton East "Stranger Things" is the Tv show that is most viewed by students of Morton East.  We surveyed a Junior class for the surveys.   On September 11,1928, Wzx13 and WGY broadcast America's first television drama. It was a 40-minute melodrama title...

Are you ticklish? Yes, at East, we are!

Odalys Soriano and Yseli Tellez

March 12, 2018

Filed under Student Life

The majority of us have been tickled this past week! In a random class survey of 30 students in Morton East High School,  18 reported being tickled at least once this past week.  That's almost two-thirds of the class!  (But, some don't laugh!) Ther...

Morton pregnancy rate decreases

Athziry Munoz and Leslie Rodriguez

March 12, 2018

Filed under Community, Student Life

Teen pregnancies have decreased "drastically" at Morton East. According to the Morton East High School clinic, the numbers have decreased dramatically during the past 4 years. Last year's pregnancy rate was higher than this year's...

English classes see the most incompletes

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

March 12, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

Maybe it's the essays, maybe it's the reading?  Whatever the case, English classes seems to have the most incompletes this past semester. As of December 3,2017, 2,056 students had an incomplete grade in one of their academic courses.  Less than two weeks later, that number when up by hundreds: ...

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