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What’s working to feed the young who depend on school lunches?

Brenda Arce and Kensy Figueroa

May 5, 2020

Due to the outburst of COVID-19 many public places have shut down, this includes schools as well. This has affected many students, but most importantly the children who depend on school lunches. Many parents worry on how they’ll...

What’s working to feed children dependent on school lunches

Joel Gallegos, Nelson Cano, and Jorge Salgado

April 27, 2020

School districts like District 99, District 201 and food banks are giving free lunches for students and parents in need of food.  According to CNN.com, United Way is using their "COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery F...

What’s working to feed children dependent on school lunches?

Lauro Gonzalez, Reporter

April 27, 2020

          On a regular day, the National school lunch program provides free or low-cost meals to 29.7 million students while the breakfast reaches 14.6 million students daily.  During the pandemic, schools are doing a grab and go while others do a twic...

Tell someone you love them with tamales

Mariana Franco

February 21, 2020

As of February 12, more than 200 tamales were ordered for Valentine’s Day.  About $200 is made from the tamale sale.  The money from the tamale sale is for the Morton East TAG Club. The Morton East TAG Club is Teens Achieving Goals- Service Learning Club....

Half of student body will buy chocolate for their sweetie

Jesse Zambrano and Tino Abasta

February 14, 2020

Valentine's Day is a holiday that is filled with love and chocolate, but there are people who don’t have a significant other or just don’t have money to spend. Did you know? On Valentine’s Day, at least thirty-six million...

What’s the best chocolate to get this Valentine’s Day?

Daniela Vargas and Sebastian Pineda

February 13, 2020

Mustangs prefer Ferrero Rocher on Valentine's Day. Every state has their favorite type of chocolate, but Illinois’ favorite chocolate to get is chocolate roses for Valentine's Day.  According to CandyStore.com, 69% of people...

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