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These Scouts are not your average Eagles

Story by Elise Palmer, Staff Writer

March 27

Filed under Community, Features

We all get to call ourselves East Meck Eagles, but only a few students hold the title of Eagle Scout. Eagle Scout is the highest rank that a Boy Scout can achieve, and many Boy Scouts dream for the day they can achieve the...

Culinary arts team cooks up another win

Story by Anthony Patterson, Staff Writer

March 25

Filed under Features, News, Showcase

East Mecklenburg's culinary arts team won first place at the recent CMS Stem2Fork competition. The contest, held March 11 at UNCC City Center, tasked teams from various CMS high school with making the best appetizer in one...

English teacher donates kidney for 2015 grad

Story by Miracle Okoro, Staff Writer

March 1

Filed under Community, Features, Soaring Eagles

As Brian Zurhellen lay on the operating table, a sense of calm washed over him. It was Nov. 1, and while others celebrated Veterans Day, he was getting knocked out with an anesthetic. In a few hours he would earn the title of ...