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Does LAC serve a purpose?

Aaron Fajardo and Pedro Zuniga

December 13, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Does LAC serve a purpose for students? Most students that are in the learning adjustment center -- better known as LAC -- have broken rules during that day; the majority were not assigned the day before as a consequence. ...

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,...

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...

Feelings, kindness part of East curriculum now

Angie FIgureo and Lucia Gonzalez

December 12, 2018

Filed under Student Life

You may not know it, but students at Morton East are also being taught to be kinder. One of the things teachers are being trained to do is to work on how to deal with the students' feelings. Social Emotional Learning (SEL)...

Students share their opinion about abortions

Javier Zenteno, Leonardo Rodriguez, Leonel Palos, and Cristian Gutierrez

December 11, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Opinion, Student Life

The majority of Morton East students support a woman’s right to choose.  In a random survey of 105 students, 68 students claim to be pro-choice. To be pro-choice means that women should have the right to choose what to ...

How many students here wear glasses?

Juan Avila and Jazmine Jimenez

December 11, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

Many students at Morton East wear glasses, but just how many? A survey conducted by students of Morton East revealed that out of 104 students surveyed, 68 answered no to wearing glasses and 36 answered yes. Some people also prefer...

Who is more controlling in a relationship, men or women?

Angel Mendez, April Batista, and Bryan Garcia

December 11, 2018

Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Contrary to the common belief of men being more controlling than women, in a random survey of 110 Morton East students, 65% reported that women were more controlling.  A total of 61% of teens say they have been in a relationship according to Stageoflife.com. Being in a controlling relationship can grow to be dangerous bec...

No finals will be taken early

Ramon Robles, Hector Perez, and Jose Arellano

December 11, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

No finals will be taken early this year at Morton East High School.   Many students in the past years have took the final exams for many classes earlier than when the test should've been -- due to family emergencies, vac...

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