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Would you like to bring your pet to school?

Juan Espinosa, reporter

February 5, 2019

Bring your pet to school day can be a very exciting day for many students and staff, but not so much for others at Morton East.   In order to bring your pet to school there should be rules and restrictions. Agreements should be sought from pa...

CatCade — the rescue place for furry fun — opens in Chicago

Rosalinda Granados, reporter

February 4, 2019

Chicago's very first Catcade (cat café) is open and people are excited for it.  That’s because nearly half of students surveyed say they have a rescue cat at home!  In a random survey of 100 students, 56% said that th...

New Round 1 Arcade opens in Riverside Mall

Yoselin Jaime-Avalos, Melissa Salgado, and Evelyn Castro

February 4, 2019

New Round 1 Arcade is open for business, and students and Cicero residents are already playing.  In a survey of 110 Morton East students, 22 said they have gone to the new Round 1 and 88 said they have not. According to round1.com...

Tamale sales came alive on Day of the Dead

Jonathan Frutos, Reporter

December 24, 2018

750 tamales were sold by Morton East's work program the last week of October to celebrate Day of the Dead.   Morton East prefers the green chicken tamales -- they were the most popular. The Día de los tamales, the tamales...

No time for Dunkin’ Donuts, try Morton’s Grab n’ go

Natalia Marquez, Reporter

December 18, 2018

Morton East students helped provide breakfast for the teachers earlier this week, they were fast-paced and neat with handling the food.    The culinary department was so kind to provide this breakfast for the staff. The students had on their chef apr...

Morton West’s musical “In the Heights” trends on social media

Giselle Camacho, Student Reporter

December 18, 2018

The musical, “In the Heights” performed at Morton West by their theater club was trending all over social media in the past week.  This musical was written by Lin-Manuel Miranda who’s best known for his other musical “Hamilton”. This mus...

Factory Farming Awareness Coalition presents at Morton East

Yoselin Avalos and Melissa Salgado

December 18, 2018

Factory farming is like a concentration camp for animals --  thousands of animals are killed in one spot. 9 billion animals are killed for meat and eggs every year.  99 percent of those animals are raised on factory farms. ...

East’s Fall Lock-in turns Mustangs into cowboys

Giselle Uribe, reporter

December 17, 2018

Students might say that going to the lock-in is “a lot of bull,” and this year, they’d be right.   The lock-in is Tuesday, November 21, and, for the first time, it will feature a mechanical bull, so students can test th...

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