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Shedd Aquarium
1st Annual FAME Festival Highlights
First annual Festival of the Arts premiers at Morton East
Morton East juniors Sebastian and Jimena
Apple Music vs. Spotify at Morton East
Ismael Zepeda, Abigail Davila, Lizbeth Vargas, and Alejandro Moreno December 16, 2022

Students at Morton East High School prefer to listen to their music on Spotify rather than Apple Music.   According to Google, Spotify was first created on April 23rd,...

For East, its our Last Christmas
For East, it's our "Last Christmas"
Johan Zamudio, Jesus Gomez, and Keven Cortez December 16, 2022

Wham's "Last Christmas" had the most votes at Morton East for favorite Christmas song. In a random survey of 100 Morton East students, 56 students reported that "Last Christmas"...

A students top artist on Spotify Wrapped.
Spotify Wrapped, Unwrapped
Betzaida Gonzalez Rios and Desteny Alvarado December 14, 2022

Most of Morton East students have Spotify.   In a random survey of 100 Morton East students 71% said that they have Spotify.   According to Spotify For the Record's...

Senior Jesus Gomez shows his Spotify Wrapped
Bad Bunny takes the lead at MEHS
Sophia Criollo, Jocelyn Viramontes, Melanie Orozco, and America Zarate December 14, 2022

Bad Bunny is Morton's top artist of 2022. In a random survey of 100 Morton East students, the top artist was Bad Bunny with 37 votes.  Music artist Yeat was also among...

Concert Choirs performance for Hispanic Heritage assembly.
Concert Choir Is On Their World Tour
Celeste Retana, Dilalie Arzate, and Ash Ceballos October 24, 2022

East's concert choir just completed another "World Tour." According to Tabernacle Choir’s “6 Emotional and Physical Benefits of Choral Singing,” some facts it had...

Journalism students from Ms. Dalys, Ms. OMalleys and Mr. Frankfothers classes created exhibits for all four years of high school for the class of 2023!
Senior Memory Museum: Students Reminisce, Remember Memories and Accomplishments Before Graduating
Gabriela Duran May 17, 2023

Seniors here at Morton East have created a memorial museum in our library, showcasing...

Teachers get free coffee every late start!
Teachers get free coffee every late start!
Jesus Gomez May 15, 2023

Mhmmm good! Mr. Assay (English teacher) Mr. Gamboa, and Bonnie Gloriso enjoy a coffee...

The engineering students are STATE BOUND!!
The engineering students are STATE BOUND!!
Andrea Virto May 15, 2023

Morton East engineering students competed at the State Finals of the Illinois Design...

Teresa Avila retires after 28 years of service to Morton East.
Security guard Teresa Avila retires after nearly 3 decades of service to Morton East
Anastacio Ballesteros May 3, 2023

As a Morton student, the security guard is a familiar face on campus. They're the...

Understanding the Donald Trump indictment situation
Oscar Gallardo-Nevarez May 3, 2023

What is Donald Trump being indicted for? If you don't know any details on Trump's...

Chris Barajas at his graduation.
Post high school plans are pretty split with graduates
Chrystal Barajas, Itzel Mena , and Saul Ramirez May 3, 2023

What will our graduates be doing next year? Depending on who you ask, you're liable...

Matt Smith retires after many years of service as a Morton East Guidance Counselor.
Counselor Matt Smith retires, gives parting thoughts!
Matt Smith, Counselor • May 1, 2023

Dear Morton East, I was encouraged to offer a few comments regarding my upcoming...

Carjacking on the rise in Cicero over the past year
Omar Gutierrez April 27, 2023

Carjacking has become a concerning issue in Cicero, with over 20 reported incidents...

Betty Tinkin is retiring! We dont want to see her go!
Betty Tinkin is retiring! "We don't want to see her go!"
Athena Flores April 26, 2023

Elizabeth “Betty” Tinkin has been working for the Morton 201 district for the...

Math Teacher Mary Corbett is retiring!
Math Teacher Mary Corbett is retiring!
Fatima Duran April 26, 2023

Mary Corbett is a soon-to-be retired teacher here at Morton East High School. She...

Yoga Night School Class Now At Morton East
Security guard Teresa Avila retires after nearly 3 decades of service to Morton East
First annual Festival of the Arts premiers at Morton East
Prom Trends and Styles
Suits vs. Tuxedos for Prom

Cristopher Guerrero, reporter
May 3, 2019

There has been a change in the place that graduation will take place this year; this year’s ceremonies will be at Morton East’s Chodl Auditorium. Morton East graduation...

Bryan Garcia, Journalist
April 30, 2019

Morton plans to add an extra mandatory hour starting 2019.  The new hour is planned to take place before 1st hour and after 0 hour. Students will be given the options...

Backpack searches to begin next year

Alexia Hernandez , Israel Carranza , and Anthony Ambriz
April 22, 2019

With the school year coming to an end and a new one quickly approaching,...

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