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Incoming Freshman Parent Orientation and Laptop Distribution

Parents/Guardians of incoming freshmen students are required to attend The Next Four Years with their freshman Mustang. This orientation will include a welcome to the Morton  family and participation in various sessions that will highlight the freshman experience and how the family and school partnership is essential for student success. Mustangs will also receive their laptop computer during this event.

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Morton 201 is Hiring!

We will have two sessions, one in the morning, from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, and the evening session from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Morton West High School located at 2400 Home Ave. This event is a fantastic opportunity for job seekers to discover a wide range of career opportunities within our organization and for us to meet and interact with prospective candidates. 

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Morton Culinary Alum awarded scholarship

Samantha Lopez, a 2024 graduate, was awarded $2,000!  Sam will be a freshman at Kendall College at NLU this fall, pursuing her AAS in Culinary Arts.  She was part of the Morton East ProStart team for the State Invitational last March, where they placed 4th.  Sam was an instrumental part of the team in her 3 years enrolled in culinary arts, helping run events and taking the lead in the lab.  We know she will keep rocking it out there.  GO Mustangs!

Traffic Safety Action Plan Survey

We want to hear from you!

The Town of Cicero is working with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning to create a Traffic Safety Action Plan, with the goal of eliminating deaths and serious injuries caused by traffic crashes.

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District 201 appoints two new student board members

Morton East's Zoe Bustamante and Morton West's Abbie Valladares-Stevenson were appointed student board members at the July 2024 board meeting. Congratulations to our Mustangs!

Mustang families, the 2024-2025 lunch application is available online!

Families can begin completing Lunch Applications on-line Monday, July 15, 2024 for the 2024-25 school year. Paper Lunch Applications will not be available until after Wednesday, July 17, 2024. Parents can sign-in to Skyward to complete the application on-line

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Girls Rugby finishes 2nd in State

In the begining of June, the Morton girls Rugby team competed in the Rugby Illinois Division 2 State Championship in St. Charles. Demonstrating #MortonPride throughout, the team proudly finished their season as 2nd in State!

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Morton Freshman Center to host immunizations and physicals

The Morton Freshman Center has been added as a new location for this years Immunizations & Physicals in partnership with Loyola Medicine. Registration is required.

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Summer Meal Program

Mustangs, free healthy and nutritious meals will be available to all students 18 and under in the summer. Visit the food service page for more details. 

Summer Meal Information

Congratulations Class of 2024!

Congratulations to our Morton West and Morton East Mustangs on completing their high school careers! Your photos are available for you to download! Good luck in your future endeavors and remember, "Once a Mustang, Always a Mustang!"

Class of 2024 Graduation Photos   Watch the recap video

Class of 2024 Morton 201 Foundation Pay It Forward Scholarship Recipients

On May 20, the Morton 201 Foundation hosted its Scholarship Recipient Luncheon at the Morton West Freshman Academy for its 2024 Pay It Forward Scholarship recipients and their families, as well as the donors and corporate sponsors who made their scholarships possible.

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Morton West Senior Brunch 2024

Our Morton West seniors celebrated their last year as Mustangs at Navy Pier.

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Morton East Senior Brunch 2024

Our Morton East Class of 2024 celebrated their final year as Mustangs with their annual senior brunch. Our Mustangs boarded Spirit Chicago at Navy Pier and were able to enjoy good food, dancing, socializing and the Chicago Skyline!

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Morton faculty receive ISBE awards at the 50th Annual Awards Banquet

Excellence in administration, support personnel, teams, and teaching were well-represented by Morton District 201 in Bloomington, Illinois at the ISBE 50th Annual Awards Banquet.

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Congratulations Morton Freshman Center Students!

Morton Freshman Center held their annual award ceremony for the students who went above and beyond their first year of high school. Congratulations to all of our freshmen!

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Morton Girls Track end their 2023-2024 season

Our girls track team ended their season with a bang! Good luck, Mustangs and see you next season!

Congratulations Morton East Summa Cum Laude

Congratulations to all of our Class of 2024 Morton East Summa Cum Laude students!

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Mustangs volunteered for the Annual Town of Cicero Cleanup Week

Last Saturday, May 11th Volunteers gathered for the annual Town of Cicero Cleanup week drive. The volunteers included local businesses, community organizations, the departments of the Town of Cicero and of course students from Morton!

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Harper College hosted annual High School Graphic Arts competition

Congratulations to our students who competed in the Harper College High School Graphic Arts Competition! This year we had 2 first place winners in the level 4 and level 5 category, as well as an a honorable mention. GO Mustangs!

42 NHS Morton West students recognized

42 students from Morton West High School are being recognized in the 7th annual community service impact awards. GO Mustangs!

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Congratulations Morton West Seal of Biliteracy Honorees

Morton West High School held their annual Seal of Biliteracy Award Ceremony. Congratulations to all of our Honorees.

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Morton East Senior Decision Day

Our Morton East seniors celebrated their decision day during all lunch periods. Congratulations to all of our seniors!

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Congratulations Morton East Seal of Biliteracy Honorees

Morton East High School held their annual Seal of Biliteracy Award Ceremony. Congratulations to all of our Honorees.

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Senior Decision Day at Morton West

On Monday, April 29th, our Morton West seniors celebrated their decision day during all lunch periods. Congratulations to all of our seniors!

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J. Sterling Morton High School District 201 is a school district headquartered in Cicero, Illinois, United States. The district serves the city of Berwyn, the town of Cicero, and the villages of Lyons, Stickney and a small section of McCook. We pride ourselves in academic excellence and strive to offer unique programs and services to provide a quality education for all students.

 

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District 201 appoints two new student board members

Morton East's Zoe Bustamante and Morton West's Abbie Valladares-Stevenson were appointed student board members at the July 2024 board meeting. Congratulations to our Mustangs!

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Congratulations Class of 2024 Alum, Samantha Lopez!

Samantha Lopez, a 2024 graduate, was awarded $2,000!  Sam will be a freshman at Kendall College at NLU this fall, pursuing her AAS in Culinary Arts.  She was part of the Morton East ProStart team for the State Invitational last March, where they placed 4th.  Sam was an instrumental part of the team in her 3 years enrolled in culinary arts, helping run events and taking the lead in the lab. 

District 201 appoints two new student board members

Morton East's Zoe Bustamante and Morton West's Abbie Valladares-Stevenson were appointed student board members at the July 2024 board meeting. Congratulations to our Mustangs!

Girls Rugby finished 2nd in State!

In the begining of June, the Morton girls Rugby team competed in the Rugby Illinois Division 2 State Championship in St. Charles. Demonstrating #MortonPride throughout, the team proudly finished their season as 2nd in State!

View Photos

Congratulations Morton District 201 Class of 2024!

Congratulations to our Morton West and Morton East Mustangs on completing their high school careers! Your photos are available for you to download! Good luck in your future endeavors and remember, "Once a Mustang, Always a Mustang!"

Class of 2024 Graduation Photos Graduation Recap Video

Congratulations Morton Freshman Center Students!

Morton Freshman Center held their annual award ceremony for the students who went above and beyond their first year of high school. Congratulations to all of our freshmen!

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District 201 appoints two new student board members

Morton East's Zoe Bustamante and Morton West's Abbie Valladares-Stevenson were appointed student board members at the July 2024 board meeting. Congratulations to our Mustangs!