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Hate Crimes

Alex Badillo, Reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, Local news, News, The World at Large

Violent acts are being committed every day around the world, more than what is just being shown on major news outlets like CNN or FOX. Many of these crimes often go unreported, unknown to the public. Here in the U.S., we see only a fraction of what occurs. Hate crimes are defined by the Federal Bureau...

News Brief (11/26 to 12/2)

Alexandria Espinoza, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, Local news, News

Monday (11/26) The NASA InSight spacecraft successfully landed on Mars. General Motors laid off 15 percent of workers and is shutting down five of their plants in Ohio, Michigan, and Maryland. Trump suggested the government start their own worldwide television network. Police investigated ...

Making the Most of Memes

Making the Most of Memes

Stephen Heller, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, News

High school in general is a place where humor abounds. Whether it be a couple of friends cutting up in the hall, the things our teachers say, a school event like spirit days or pep rallies, our staff and students are always laughing and having a good time. This spirit carried to Instagram when the page...

How to Survive Studying

How to Survive Studying

Haley Brenk, Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, News

How to Survive Studying Studying can be mentally draining, and it can be difficult to concentrate. With final exams coming up, students are preparing themselves for the end of the semester with the hope of good grades and test scores. Fortunately, there are several ways to make studying a little easier ...

Revelry at the Renaissance

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, News

The Morton Ranch High School Choir recently went on their annual Renaissance Festival field trip and performed for the attendees throughout the day. Each year, most of the Fine Arts groups, like Theatre and Choir, dress up in colorful medieval dresses or as knights and magicians to join in the festivities...

News Brief (11/19 to 11/25)

Katherine Nolasco, Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, Local news, News, The World at Large

Monday, 11/19 Rapper 6ix9ine faces life in prison over racketeering and firearm offenses. Multiple victims reported after a shooting at a Chicago hospital. Tuesday, 11/20 Ivanka Trump used personal account for emails about government business. Wednesday, 11/21 Obama surprised ...

In the Endzone

In the Endzone

Darian Johannsen, Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, News

It is the fourth quarter against Mayde Creek. Morton is only up by five points with a little more than a minute left in the game. With the ball in the opponent’s possession, our defense has to fight to keep the lead. The Creek only needed 55 yards to win the game. Their quarterback throws the ba...

That’s a Wrap: The Maverick Marching Band ends their season

That’s a Wrap: The Maverick Marching Band ends their season

Darian Johannsen, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, News

The last football game last Thursday marked the end of Morton Ranch’s marching band season. During their last performance, the band played the “viral” hit “Baby Shark” and also collaborated with Mayde Creek’s marching band to honor veterans. The Belles and the Martinettes danced alongside...

News Brief (11/5 to 11/12)

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, Local news, News, The World at Large

Monday, 11/5 -Facebook stopped the Trump campaign from running an anti-immigration commercial as an ad on the site for violating their advertising policy against sensational content. The decision was made shortly after NBC and Fox News said they would stop airing the ad across their networks. -Th...

Learning at Miller: Students share their experiences, goals

Alex Badillo, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, News

As we continue to grow, each and every one of us sets new goals and a path for the future. However, that isn’t always something that comes easily, especially as the world around us is constantly changing and obstacles are laid in front of us. Many of the students here at Morton Ranch High School...

Be Loud and Be Proud: Students should fill the stands at the Homecoming game

Be Loud and Be Proud: Students should fill the stands at the Homecoming game

Darian Johannsen, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, News

To the students of Morton Ranch High School, Friday, Nov. 2 against Seven Lakes is our homecoming game. Everyone should make an effort to be there at 6:30 pm at Legacy and participate in the student section. Anything the section can find, noise makers or megaphones, they will use to cheer the team...

Purple Reign: The 2018 Homecoming Court

Purple Reign: The 2018 Homecoming Court

Stephen Heller, Editor-in-Chief, resident ghost

October 29, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, News

Homecoming is here and so is our esteemed Maverick court. Voting for king and queen will take place October 29 and 30 during junior and senior English classes so make sure to make your vote count and pick who you want to win. Tyler Hammond Tyler Hammond is a basketball player and member of the PALs organization. Tyler has a lot of good memories as a maver...

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