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Seniors must pay up

Seniors must pay up

March 29, 2018

Some students work outside the community

Vanessa Munoz and Samantha Contreras

March 29, 2018

Filed under Community, Student Life

Studies show only 1 in 4 high school student (16 & older) work outside their community. It is also know that students who work more than 15 hours a week are more associated with problems like low grades, smoking, drinking...

Morton East students play video games

Bryan Gonzalez and Angel Moreno, reporter

March 29, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life

Morton East students play games in school. In a random survey of 100 Morton East students 64 students said they play games on their phones during class and 36 said they don't. In a year Apple users downloaded 1.3 billion apps and Android downloaded 1.4 to 1.5 billion apps a year, the...

How to enjoy spring break on a budget

Alex M

March 29, 2018

Filed under Community, Student Life

We all want to spend our spring break doing fun stuff but most of them are expensive and the majority of students do not have the financial resources to do so. In a survey of 100 Morton East students, 62% of students said they...

Prom arrival

Prom arrival

March 29, 2018

Fries make the meal

Jacqueline Rodriguez, Reporter

March 29, 2018

Filed under Community, Student Life

“If I want to push a meal, I’ll just add fries!” According to the Food Service Director Elvera Michalek, she says that the most popular meals in the cafeteria almost always has fries. Which makes the Grill section the...

Are you allowed to have some senior fun?

Breanna Tapia, Genesis Torres, Odalys Soriano, and Vickey Gutierrez

March 29, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

                Only seniors who meet the requirements can attend the end of the year senior activities.   The end of the year is the most exciting part for students, but even more for high school seniors because of all the great senior activities. S...

Story behind field trips

Sabrina Mercado, Brenda Rodriguez, Diana Gallegos, Giovanni Davalos, and Isaema Escalera

March 29, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life

We all like going on field trips, but do we know  everything there is to know about the field trips.   For example, what are the favorite school field trip destinations?  Here are the top 10 favorite field trips at Morton ...

Social media is affecting teenage self-esteem

Barbara Beltran and Vanessa Bustamante

March 13, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

Although recent studies have shown that excessive use of social media may be linked to an increase in teenage depression, not all Morton East studies seem to believe so. According to American psychologist Jean Twenge’s research, tee...

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