The Sterling

Mental Health Awareness- Student Edition

Krystal Estrada, Reporter

October 31, 2019

  Mental health is a serious issue many people face. Many people like teens suffer from mental health issues everyday and with school pressure, it just gets harder and harder. There is a couple of students here th...

Morton West Freshman Academy

Izabela Rivera, Reporter

October 30, 2019

The Morton West Freshman Academy has opened for the 2019/2020 school year.  Dr. Joshua McMahon, Morton West Principal said, the construction was started in the spring of 2018 due to Morton West High School being “overcrowd...

Another New Addition: The Morton West Library

Jasmine Reyes, Reporter

October 30, 2019

An old but yet new addition to Morton West High School, out with the library and in with the new 'Knowledge Center'. The construction process took three months as the grand opening took place on September 4th,2019. The library...

Bathroom Escorts – Forget Hall Passes

Cathy Gomez, Reporter

October 30, 2019

Students at Morton West High School had been losing out on valuable class time and are now staying in class rather than using the restrooms. Last year, around January, Principal Josh McMahon decided students at Morton West High...

Why is having a good support system so important?

Alexia Gamble, Reporter

October 30, 2019

                                                                                                              In high school teenagers are faced with many confli...

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...

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