The Sterling

Special Education Students Assisting the Cafeteria

Christian Kuttkuhn, Editor

January 11, 2019

Special education students have been cleaning up and assisting in the cafeteria all year long and for more than eight years. The Morton West website declares: "The educational future of all students hinges on helping students and ...

What it Takes to be a Morton Mathlete

November 13, 2018

Jennifer Dohoney, Reporter What does it take to be a Mathlete?  An attitude of ambition and interest toward getting knowledge is the key. Someone doesn't need to be exceptional at math to be part of this club. All that ...

10 Book Challenge

April 17, 2018

The 10 Book Challenge's first year is a total success at Morton West High School. The 10 Book Challenge is a challenge who's idea came from the Freshmen Center,   and Librarian Sonia Ocasio-Bowman developed this idea for Mor...


Basic Prom Information

April 17, 2018

Morton West Construction: An Overview

Adrian Martinez, Editor

April 17, 2018

Change is coming to Morton West! In late March, Morton West began construction and renovations which will include a new additional building and a remodeled A-hall. Thanks to a qualified school construction bond of $50 million...

Teen Parents for the Weekend.

Alyssa Price

March 29, 2018

How does it feel to be a parent of an infant? The Child Development Classes at Morton West High School were given  fake babies to take care of over a weekend as a class activity. This opportunity gave the students the experience...

2018 Special Olympics Fundraiser

Kiana Ventura, Editor

March 28, 2018

In early February a fundraiser began in support of the Special Olympics. Overall, Special Olympics is an organization for special need kids that is run by the State of Illinois. Fifty percent of the money collected by the fundraiser...

New 2018-2019 Schedule!

Margret Wong, Reporter

March 27, 2018

Changes are coming to Morton High Schools! District 201 is implementing a new bell schedule in the 2018-2019 school year. One of the biggest changes will be that first period starts at 8:45 a.m. rather then 8:00 a.m.. District...

How Will People be Affected Due to New Construction

Kiana Ventura, Editor

March 16, 2018

There be a new addition and also some remodeling at Morton West High School beginning the end of March or early April of 2018. The construction project is slated to be completed by August of 2019 and this groundbreaking construction...

PSA for Seniors!

Margret Wong, Reporter

March 16, 2018

Seniors are getting closer to walking across the stage! But wait......there are still many activities the seniors have to look forward to before they graduate! Before all the big fun stuff happens, seniors will have to attend...

Seniors College Journey

March 16, 2018

While college application deadlines arrive, Morton West seniors continue to feel their fear rising. Seniors are scrambling to produce the perfect college essay, crouching over their laptops filtering through every application....

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