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Students reflect on the “right” way to teach

November 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

A lot of people have different views on what is the "right" way to teach, students and teachers have different views on what is more convenient and effective.   Worksheets and flashcards work well for students who absorb knowledge visually, but for a child who needs to hear the ...

Morton East students contribute to “Break the Internet”

Sarah Rebolledo and Ashley Avalos

May 22, 2017

Filed under Community, Opinion, Student Life

Celebrity scandals revolve around the internet, and the students that are constantly on their phone throughout their day are who have the ability to make it go viral. All the retweet's and shares help these celebrities "break...

Senior Memories: As Sophomores we loved Adele

Chris Ramirez, Sophia Ruiz, Tayja Spraggins, and Anahi Velazquez

May 22, 2017

Filed under Audio, Opinion, Student Life

Adele was one of the most inspiring and controversial artists of 2014-15 having a variety of singles the pop industry loved. Having been played on the radio a lot, everyone was shedding tears to her never ending heart break songs. Being...

Senior memories: Fashion Favorites 2016-17

Melissa Villalobos, Lisette Garcia, Diana Saavedra, and Jazmin Diaz

May 19, 2017

Filed under Community, Student Life, Uncategorized

Throughout this year, there have many fashion trends that people react to in society and social media. There have many trends like chokers, off-the-shoulder shirts and dresses, thigh-high boots, and many more. Throughout this...

Senior Memories: Freshman Year Pop Culture

Luis Velazquez, Cynthia Velazquez, Vanessa De La Rosa, Alejandro Garcia, and Sarah Jimenez

May 19, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life

Freshman year, a year filled with bittersweet feelings yet embarrassing memories that we all went through. From awkward selfie poses to twerking, pop culture has influenced us in many particular ways that we don't want to be r...

Morton East for Women’s Day

Alejandra Tovar, Michelle Munoz, and Diana Funtes

May 9, 2017

Filed under Community, Student Life

Wednesday, March 8 of 2017 was International Women's Day which was celebrated all over the nation. Many people have mixed opinions on this day made to spread awareness. International women's day is a the time to acknowledge...

March is a big month for local scholarships

Jocelyn Santacruz, Dennisse Alejandro

May 9, 2017

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

Every year Morton East grants the graduating seniors a chance to apply for a scholarship in hopes to help students save money for college. This year Morton East begin gathering the graduating seniors early in the year in hopes that they apply for certain scholarships. One of the first of many was the Que...

East recognizes 27 Illinois state scholars

Nadia Mendez and Ashley Ramirez

May 9, 2017

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

Twenty-seven Morton East students were recognized, by ISAC, for their academic achievement and named 2017-18 State Scholars. The State Scholar Program recognizes high school seniors that possess exemplary ACT and/or SAT scores,...

Start saving for senior fees, now

Jacqueline Cheek and Alexa Bello

May 9, 2017

Filed under Student Life

50% of the Morton East Seniors involved in our survey have yet to start saving for Senior fees and activities which have to be paid Next Month. Every year at Morton the graduating seniors have to pay for the senior activities ...

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