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Top TikTok trends for Morton
Rosadelia Ortega, Reporter • April 7, 2021

The majority of students at Morton East find themselves watching deep-cleaning videos, which is a trend on TikTok under the hashtag #CleanTok. According...

Best Fashion of 2020 is Bra-Top
Best Fashion of 2020 is Bra-Top
Alondra Olmos and Gloria Romero February 17, 2021

Bra-Top Craze was the top answer of 2020 best fashion according to Morton Students.   Form a random survey of 11 people Morton East students/Cicero...

The best sport moments for Morton East Students
February 10, 2021

  Freddy Hernandez February 4, 2021 The best sport moments was the moment of silence for BLM for Morton East students. In a random survey...

Top albums for Morton East students
Adriana Moreno February 10, 2021

In a random survey of 70 Morton East students/Cicero residents, 41.43% said YHLQMDLG was the best quarantine album of 2020. a lot of people love...

Jacquelin Ornelas February 10, 2021

“Money Heist” was the most popular show on Netflix last year for Morton East students. Initially, in a random survey of 140 Morton East...

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Rise N' Shine: The Next Starbucks??
Delia Zavala, Reporter • September 7, 2021

“Yea, I think this might be the next Starbucks,” said Jose Ayala, a new visitor...

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Art, French, Spanish teacher Katherine Ruddy to leave Morton in '21
Jose Tovar, reporter • May 18, 2021

2021 is going to be Kathrine Ruddy's last year teaching at Morton East High School...

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Most at home still, but more students are coming in to school
Velia Flores May 17, 2021

Students at Morton East are either online or in person . Students at  Morton...

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My friends & I chilling worry free of Covid-19 before it was a thing
Students ponder summer agendas as life slowly returns to normal
Javon Parker, Reporter • May 17, 2021

Morton East students are excited to get out this Summer and experience life again...

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Ms. Lowther finished teaching at Morton East High school.

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Student teaching wraps up at East
Irene Carrera, Reporter • May 17, 2021

This year, Noelle Lowther is retiring from Morton East as a student teacher with...

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Take care, Mr. Bays
Take care, Mr. Bays
Derrick Mercado , Reporter • May 17, 2021

This year 2021 Robert Bays will be retiring from Morton East, Mr. Bays has been a...

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Ms. Therese Tanski is retiring
Victor Villaman, reporter • May 17, 2021

This year Therese Tanski is retiring from Morton East. Mrs.Tanski taught at East...

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Thank you, Ms. Menges
Denycely Cante, reporter • May 17, 2021

This year Patricia Menges is retiring from Morton East. Ms. Menges worked at East...

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Farewell, Ms. Anderson
Farewell, Ms. Anderson
Maria Gutierrez, Reporter • May 17, 2021

This year Mary Anderson is retiring from Morton East. Ms. Anderson has been teaching...

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Goodbye, Ms. Naik
Goodbye, Ms. Naik
Isaac Carlos Sarabia , Reporter • May 17, 2021

This year Nina Naik is retiring from Morton East. Ms. Naik taught at East for 21...

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Rise N’ Shine: The Next Starbucks??
Television review:  “60 Days In”
Photo essay: Concert magic and mania
Javon Parker, Reporter • April 27, 2021

BTS World Domination:  one super fan
BTS World Domination: one super fan's summary of what to know
Blanca Valdez , Reporter • April 26, 2021

BTS World Domination is happening now. BTS, also known as Bangtan, are seven boys from South Korea who started in a small company called Big Hit. They debuted in 2013 the...

Students say The Weeknd's Super Bowl performance was a hit
Denise Garcia and Jonathan Palencia March 23, 2021

Having The Weeknd perform in the 2021 Super Bowl, was one of the greatest decisions ever. The Weeknd was the first-ever artist to not get paid for his presence or performance...

East students know K-pop
Gissell Guzman, Reporter • March 19, 2021

Most students at Morton East know about K-pop and have listened to it. The poll results showed 63% of Morton East students have heard and listened to K-pop.   According...

I was watching and listening to the song "Driver
Song “Driver’s License” goes viral  
Anarely Diaz March 10, 2021

The song “Driver’s License” surprisingly went viral with teens.   According to The New York times, Olivia Rodrigo was 17 when she wrote her song, she just turned...

Rise N’ Shine: The Next Starbucks??
Francisco’s Getting Swole Routine

Most at home still, but more students are coming in to school

May 17, 2021

Photo Essay: Isaac’s anywhere exercises for everyone

April 26, 2021

Photo Essay: Time for a change

April 26, 2021

Jordan voted Morton’s favorite shoe brand
Best Fashion of 2020 is Bra-Top
This is a takeout meal Karla Perez and her family had Friday night, from a local Cicero spot.
Students Choose Best Chinese Food for 2020
Karla Perez , Reporter • January 21, 2021

Panda Express was the best Chinese food spot of last year for Morton's students.   In a random survey of 57 Morton East's students, 13 students placed Panda Express...

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How many fights happened at Morton East last semester?
Eduardo Rodriguez , Julian Rodriguez, Kensy Figueroa, Brenda Arce, and Jonathan Avelar February 13, 2020

Using the school's new system, head dean Mr. Matt Dugan reported there were 68 fights last semester:  approximately 38 sophomore fights, 21 junior fights, and 9 senior fights. ...

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Can recent grads attend prom as a guest -- if so, is there an age limit?
Dayna Contreras, Maria Aguayo Hernandez • February 12, 2020

Since the time to appeal for senior activities has come. Many student go to appeal to go to prom which is a formal dance held by a high school at the end of the school year,...

Morton Alternative High School located in Cicero, IL on 54th. Ave.
What actions lead students to alternative?
Victoria Solis, Daniela Hernandez , and Dayanna Gonzalez February 11, 2020

The actions that lead students from all three district 201 campuses to alternative vary from physical altercations to simply wanting a smaller school environment. According...

Are we prepared for an active school shooter?
Flavio Rivera and Eric Rincon February 11, 2020

After the recent scare of a possible school shooter on December 10, 2019, many students wonder if we are prepared for the next situation. You could never be too careful to...

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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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