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New football coach sees promising future for East Meck football

New football coach sees promising future for East Meck football

  With former players like Tory Pelshak and Kevin Millwood having Super Bowl and World Series rings, new East Meck football coach Barry Shuford has a history of…

Girls soccer team kicks butt on and off the field

The East Meck women’s soccer team has had a truly kicking season, managing to win six of their nine varsity matches and four of their five conference games.…

Senior soars in athletics and character

Zila Sanchez, Staff Writer  Warren G. Bennis once said, “Great things are accomplished by talented people who believe they will accomplish them.” A similar philosophy is shared by…

East Meck football coach resigns

East Meck football coach, Christopher Williams, announced his resignation at the end of the football season, leaving many in shock. Although Williams will continue to teach until June,…

Patriots charge over Eagles in nail biter game

The Independence Patriots dominated over the East Meck Eagles on Fridays night game, with a final score of 59-52. At the end of the first quarter, the teams…

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East Meck HOSA team soars in states

East Meck HOSA team soars in states

The East Meck HOSA team (Future Health Occupational  Students of America) traveled to Greensboro for…

New ID badges are not the way to go

New ID badges are not the way to go

Likely as a response tot he Sandy Hook shootings that took place in December 2012,…

Music Revue sets the mood right with the crowd

Music Revue sets the mood right with the crowd

Although Valentines Day was “postponed” from Charlotte’s recent snowstorm, the feeling of love was still…

CMS board votes to not have make up days during spring break

Last Tuesday night, the CMS Board made the decision to not allow students to make up days…

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Student rights too restricted for present day times

Student rights too restricted for present day times

We’ve all heard it before in our classes, “This is not a democracy it’s my classroom.”, “Follow my rules or get out,” and “You’re just a kid.” That’s…

New ID badges are not the way to go

New ID badges are not the way to go

Likely as a response tot he Sandy Hook shootings that took place in December 2012, Charlotte Mecklenburg School have issued mandatory photo ID’s to all of their students.…

Disgraceful and disgusting

Throughout my sophomore year many of my classmates made fun of me because of my innocence. It was a playful jest, but whenever there was a joke to…

Twerking is freedom of expression

Ah, twerking. For the past year, twerking has jokingly been used multiple times in my daily conversations.  Sayings such as “Twerking to class”, “Twerking for my IB Diploma”,…

Watch out, there’s MRSA over there

 Karringtan Harris, Staff Writer  A red pimple has appeared on your face. To you it’s the end of the world, but to others you are just overreacting.  However,…

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Civil Rights plays takes students back in time

East Meck got to experience a glimpse of the past, recently, to the time of the Civil Right Movement. Not literally,…

‘Flu’ takes over Miley Cyrus’ Charlotte concert

‘Flu’ takes over Miley Cyrus’ Charlotte concert

Two weeks ago, my friend surprised me with two coveted tickets to Miley Cyrus’ Bangerz tour. To my amazement, my parents…

Music Revue sets the mood right with the crowd

Music Revue sets the mood right with the crowd

Although Valentines Day was “postponed” from Charlotte’s recent snowstorm, the feeling of love was still in the air on Thursday and…

Demi Lovato, Fifth Harmony, and Little Mix shine at Charlotte concert

Demi Lovato, Fifth Harmony, and Little Mix shine at Charlotte concert

If you know me, you’d know that I’m in love with Fifth Harmony. I’ve been in love since they were on…

That girl is on fire

That girl is on fire

Jennifer Lawrence is my hero. In her latest film, Catching Fire, she goes back and forth between being covered in silt…