The Sterling

Is full day of daycare better at Morton West than half day?

Katlyn LasCola, Reporter

November 13, 2018

Filed under Community

Not only did Morton West have a schedule change, so did the mini mustangs daycare. The daycare/child development program is now a full day instead of a half day for the 2018-2019 school year. This benefits parents and the stude...

New and Improved Gym

Anthony Radogno, Reporter

November 13, 2018

Filed under Community, Showcase, Uncategorized

Morton West has made improvements to their stadium gym that will allow students to get an even better workout. Construction for this new gym began in early June of 2018, with an estimated total cost of $100,000. From the wo...

What it Takes to be a Morton Mathlete

Jennifer Dohoney, Reporter

November 13, 2018

Filed under Clubs & Activities, Community, Showcase

  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 is required is a desire t...

Morton District Website Redesign

Isaac Rico, Reporter

November 13, 2018

Filed under Community, Showcase

As the 2018-2019 school year has begun there has been many renovations, not only to the Morton West Campus, but also to the district’s informative website.  The once old and troublesome format of the website has been given n...

10 Book Challenge

April 17, 2018

Filed under Community, Features

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

Filed under Community, Features

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

Filed under Community

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

Filed under Clubs & Activities, Community

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...

2018 Senior Attire

Cynae Sullivan, Writer

March 27, 2018

Filed under Community, Features

Attention Morton West class of 2018! It’s almost our time to graduate! Have you ordered your senior attire yet? This year Jostens is developing and selling all of our senior wear including shirts, sweaters, hoodies, sweatpan...

New 2018-2019 Schedule!

Margret Wong, Reporter

March 27, 2018

Filed under Community, Features, Uncategorized

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...

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