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Morton East leaning towards the Patriots to win the Super Bowl

Javier Zenteno, Leonardo Rodriguez, Leonel Palos, and Cristian Gutierrez

January 29, 2019

Filed under Community, Sports, Student Life

In a survey of 101 Morton East students and staff, 42 people chose the New England Patriots, 30 chose Kansas City Chiefs, 20 chose New Orleans Saints, and 9 chose the Los Angeles Rams to win the Super Bowl.  The 2019 NFL Super Bowl will be taking place on Su...

Bullying on the decrease — but it’s still here

Jonathan Frutos, reporter

January 29, 2019

Filed under Community, Student Life

Bullying at school seems to be decreasing, but for those still experiencing it, it’s high as ever.   In a random survey of 100 Morton East students, 13 percent reported being bullied this year.  The majority,...

Students are ditching classes

Bryan Garcia, Reporter

December 24, 2018

Filed under Student Life

More than half the students at Morton East High are ditching classes.   Morton East has acted to prevent this, during the 2017-2018 break, installing new doors and adding more cameras, and improvements to security making rounds in the building and out to prevent thin...

Josten presents class of 2019 rings

Alejandra Prieto, Diana Roman, Janeika Ramos, and Bryan De Leon Ramirez

December 24, 2018

Filed under Student Life

One of Mr. Frankfother’s regrets about high school is that he lost his class ring, right after graduation. In fact, he has thought about buying a replacement. A representative from Josten company, Mr. Duke Cranley, recently...

Morton offers a lot of credit recovery

Erick Cardenas and Jonathan Frutos

December 21, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Short on credits?  No need to be:  Morton East High School provides a lot of options to recover failed credits: Tapestry, night school, summer school, senior plus, incomplete lab, supervision classes, and even independent study.    ...

Transitioning from Morton East to Morton College

Pedro Zuniga and Aaron Fajardo

December 18, 2018

Filed under Community, Student Life

Transitioning from Morton east to Morton college  The average price of going to Morton College would be $5000. Morton College was founded in 1924. At Morton College, you would be able to set up a schedule in either ...

Morton West’s musical “In the Heights” trends on social media

Giselle Camacho, Student Reporter

December 18, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Community, Student Life

The musical, “In the Heights” performed at Morton West by their theater club was trending all over social media in the past week.  This musical was written by Lin-Manuel Miranda who’s best known for his other musical “Hamilton”. This mus...

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