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Most Morton grads will commute to college

Heriberto Delgado, Anthony Ambriz, and Andres Moreno

December 12, 2018

Filed under News, Opinion, Student Life

Dorm or commute? Essentially the most important step to sort out when initiating your college journey.   Most Morton graduates will end up commuting -- to save money, it seems. In a random survey of 100 Morton East students,...

Illinois becomes a sanctuary state

Jackie Leon, Osiris Aldana, Giselle Camacho, and Jennifer Soto

December 12, 2018

Filed under Community, News

Is Illinois a sanctuary for immigrants?   Immigration can be a sensitive topic for most which is a common thing here in Cicero seeing as most of the population here consists of Hispanic/Latino families. Millions of ...

Child Development gets ready for preschool graduation

Erica Castro and Destiny Barrera

December 12, 2018

Filed under News

The Child Development class is already preparing for graduation for the end of the year.  This graduation takes place at Morton East high school supervision room. In May of 2019. To celebrate the kids that are going to kind...

Morton students prefer horror movies

Melissa Salgado and Alexia Hernandez

December 12, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Halloween Special, News

Most of Morton East students and staff enjoy watching scary movies.   According to Google, the scariest horror movie is the Blair Witch Project which was released in 1999. Scary movies cater to a wide audience of people and ...

Students at Morton need to step up donations

Juan Espinosa, reporter

December 12, 2018

Filed under Community, News

Less than half of students at East have donated cans to the yearly Canned Food Drive.  Here at Morton East High School, we host a Canned Food Drive in the winter holidays every year, but not so many students donate as much as t...

Do you date within your age range?

Jacqueline Robles, Anthony Figueroa, Stephanie Ortega, and Adan Ortiz

December 12, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

Most students (and staff for that matter) would like to date someone who is within five years of their age.  Dating older or younger becomes problematic.   In a random survey of 104 students, 57 percent of the students said that they would rather date someone withi...

Abortion continues to be hot topic at Morton East

Giselle Uribe, reporter

December 11, 2018

Filed under News

Most students are still pro-life (against abortion) at Morton East, but an increasing number of students call for a woman's right to choose (abortion as an option).  In a random survey of 108 Morton East students, 71 claim to be a...

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