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Most of Morton enjoys Folkloric Dancing
Students split between Zacatacos and El Meson
Cheer, Dance teams perform Pink Out game together!
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...

Mariachi Club plaid the homecoming and Houby Day parades this year.
Students Enjoy Mariachi Music
Keven Cortez, Johan Zamudio, and Jesus Gomez October 4, 2022

The majority of students at Morton East enjoy Mariachi music. In a random survey of 100 Morton East students, 57% of students enjoy Mariachi music.  According to Velas...

Photo Essay: How to stay alive at a Death Metal concert!
Photo Essay: How to stay alive at a Death Metal concert!
Lynn Galvez and Jorge Castillo April 12, 2022

Photo Essay: Memorable Concert Performances of Chicago.
Diego I. Andrade, Journalist • April 12, 2022

Doja Cat named Easts best artist of year
Doja Cat named East's best artist of year
Hannia Sotelo March 17, 2022

Doja Cat was our favorite artist last year at Morton East. Multiple artists have gained many new fans during the last year, many from blowing up on apps like TikTok, Facebook,...

Covid can’t stop sweaty shows! Jeff Rosenstock performing at the Metro Chicago on November 14th, 2021. Pictured here, a concert goer crowd surfing during “Fame.” People are planning to return to concerts after a long quarantine.
Concerts coming back
February 23, 2022
Check out these books for Veterans Day!  (All these titles are available in Mr. Frankfothers room.)
MEHS recommends Veteran's Day books
Fatima Duran November 4, 2022

Morton East's Knowledge Center (library) and teachers recommend the following books on exercises and experiences during wartime.  Feel free...

It looks like the pandemic hit parent-teacher conferences pretty hard too.
Number of parents at Parent-Teacher Conferences inconsistent
Omar Gutierrez, reporter • October 27, 2022

According to Dr. Parrie, assistant principal of operations at Morton East High school,...

Mr. Frankfother, a teacher at Morton East, was irritated at the double verification.   To keep his phone close, he wears it in his lanyard.
Hey teacher, GET OFF YOUR PHONE!
Alexander Quiroz and Oscar Gallardo-Nevarez October 26, 2022

Why are teachers always on their phones? Due to security measures, teachers are...

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...

Chef Karl Bendord (Middle) and his helpers, Emily Trujillo (next to chef on the left), Samantha Lopez (next to chef on the right), Ingrid Limon (far left), Janet Ortiz (far right).
Culinary Students Have a Grab&Go Event for Teachers and Staff
Betzaida Gonzalez Rios and Desteny Alvarado October 24, 2022

Almost 100 lunches were sold and around $850 was made for Culinary’s grab-n-go...

Morton East breaks its own Seal of Biliteracy record
Morton East breaks its own Seal of Biliteracy record
Diana Delgado , Ashley Alcaide May 19, 2022

This year a total of 532 Illinois state biliteracy awards will be given to students...

Morton East engineering students win at state
Morton East engineering students win at state
Jasmin Sanchez, Reporter • May 19, 2022

The Morton East engineering team took 2nd place in state at Saturdays Illinois design...

Seniors brunch on boat in beauty
Seniors brunch on boat in beauty
Dulce Morneo, Alexandra Campos(Alex), Denise Santacruz , journalist • May 19, 2022

The Morton East senior brunch is just around the corner. Seniors celebrate their...

Morton East Deans Take New Positions
Jorge Castillo, Reporter • May 18, 2022

The dean’s office will look differently next year. Dean Phill Depa is the new assistant...

Many plan for late graduation since pandemic
Aileen Vasquez, Fatima Garcia, and Stepanie Romo-Avila May 12, 2022

Around 25 percent of students tend to fail to graduate on time.  Two years ago,...

Morton mixes with other schools at Great America Grad Night!
Angel Miranda, Reporter • May 12, 2022

After two years of pandemic, eligible Morton East seniors will join other seniors...

Ghosts might be haunting Morton East
Weightlifting club quickly becomes biggest and fastest growing club
East’s Veteran staff reflect on their military service
Pumpkin Patches, worth the price?
Teens plan on dressing up this Halloween
If You Ain’t Croc’in’, You Ain’t rockin’
East students are frugal with makeup

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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