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Could you give up your cellphone? Doubt it

Kimberly Dominguez and Maria Sanchez

December 19, 2018

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At Morton East, most students can’t live without their cell phones for a day, it seems.    In a random survey of 140 Morton East students, 79 students reported that they would never “give up their cell phone for the...

Senior quotes: should everyone get one?

December 12, 2018

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Are you interested in writing senior quotes? Do all seniors deserve a quote? Did you know that there are limited spots in the yearbook for a senior quote?   Some students may leave inside jokes, thank you notes, even a little snippet of their favorite book or movie. Some schools have selected s...

Who is more controlling in a relationship, men or women?

Angel Mendez, April Batista, and Bryan Garcia

December 11, 2018

Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Contrary to the common belief of men being more controlling than women, in a random survey of 110 Morton East students, 65% reported that women were more controlling.  A total of 61% of teens say they have been in a relationship according to Stageoflife.com. Being in a controlling relationship can grow to be dangerous bec...

Considering Halloween tricks? Consider the consequences of vandalism

Melissa Salgado and Yoselin Jaime-Avalos

October 29, 2018

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Vandalism often happens on Halloween night -- but it's already been happening quite a bit in our community. There were 352 cases of vandalism in Cicero last month (this past September), according to spot crime website.(www.spotcrime.com/cicero) Also, there were 456 cases of vandalism in Au...

Morton East’s new bell schedule

October 17, 2018

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At Morton East High School, school started from 8:00 am in the morning to 2:40 pm in the afternoon throughout the years. Everything changed for the 2018-2019 year of school. Administration and the principles had agreed on a time...

Government funding helps with remodeling

Paola Gonzalez, Angel Gonzalez, Bryan Benitez, Lia Figueroa, and Victor Munoz

October 17, 2018

Filed under Community, Student Life, Uncategorized

  Government funding for construction leads to positive changes at Morton East High School.     Over the summer, Morton East began its renovation process with the help of Vision Construction and Consulting Inc. With the help of government funds, Morton East and Vision...

How many students appealed this year in 2018?

By: Odalys Soriano, Genesis Torres, Vickey Gutierrez, Cynthia Sanchez and Breanna Tapia, reporter

September 19, 2018

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Seniors always look forward to their senior graduation activities, but some don't have the opportunity to attend these events. So, they appeal to their Vice Principal. In total over 250 Morton East seniors have appealed according...

NBA Playoffs Commence

Kevin Quinonez, Bladimir Caballero, and Estephanie Rodriguez

September 19, 2018

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35 of 100 tune in yearly to the NBA Playoffs. The yearly NBA playoffs at the end of  the regular season has commenced 8 teams 2 conferences only 1 potential Winner. According to statista.com since 2015 an estimated 58 million...

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