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Fortnite: Overhyped or Masterpiece?

November 6, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Features

          Did you know that the widely popular and free to play game, “Fortnite”, has brought in over $1 billion for the development team at “Epic Games” in just over 1 year? The Sterling sought to find out why Fortnite...

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...

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...

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...

Why has Fortnite Battle Royale gotten so popular?

Damien Marquez, Reporter

March 27, 2018

Filed under Features, Lifestyle & Culture

Fortnite, a game launched by the company "Epic Games" back in July of 2017 created a buzz which became louder in September 2017 when an additional game mode arrived and the buzz got louder again when an app for phones hit the ...

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...

2018 Winter Olympics

Adrian De Santiago, Reporter

March 16, 2018

Filed under Features, Sports, Uncategorized

The 2018 Winter Olympics happened in Pyeongchang, South Korea as the 94th Olympic torch was lit.  The last Winter Olympics held on February 7-23, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. There were plenty of changes made in this year's Winter...

Jorge Ortiz: Track Star

Jorge Ortiz: Track Star

January 19, 2018

Fabian Lopez, Rugby Star

Fabian Lopez, Rugby Star

January 19, 2018

The Foreign Exchange Student

Jaleicia Staples

November 13, 2017

Filed under Community, Features, Uncategorized

How well do you know Morton West? Did you know we have an abundance of foreign exchange students here at West? Have you noticed them?  Have you notice but were too afraid to ask them about themselves? Meeting new people is fun...

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