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Enchanted night makes magical memories

Story by Stephanie Suster, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

Fairy lights and wisteria were strung across the top of the dance floor. Purple uplighting and ficus trees added a splash of color to the elegant white drapes. If you stepped into the Levine Museum of the New South on May 6, you...

Students captivated by motivational speeches

Story by Brennan Stone, Business Manager

May 19, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

The lights in the auditorium dimmed down as the clock approached 10. Host Leo Merrick energetically runs on stage and into the spotlight. East Meck’s second annual TEDx event has officially started.   TED is an organization that spreads ideas t...

East Meck JROTC wraps up the year with awards

Story by Miracle Okoro, Senior Staff Writer

May 11, 2017

Filed under Community, News, Uncategorized

The East Meck High school JROTC program has wrapped up the year with awards, recognition, and the passing down of power from one cadet to the other. On May 4 Unit NC-9512 held its annual awards ceremony. The East Meck cadets...

Student event shows they are motivaTED

Story by Brennan Stone, Business Manager

April 10, 2017

Filed under Community, News

The lights in the auditorium dimmed down as the clock approached 10. Host Leo Merrick energetically runs on stage and into the spotlight. East Meck’s second annual TEDx event has officially started. TED is an organization...

Sara Holley wins Morehead-Cain scholarship for UNC Chapel Hill

Story by Bonnie Zhang, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017

Filed under News

Senior Sara Holley was recently selected as a recipient for the Morehead-Cain scholarship to UNC Chapel Hill. Holley was nominated by the school last fall and became a finalist late January. Holley found out Mar. 11. “My mo...

Barahona brings home full ride

Story by Anaya Truss-Williams, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017

Filed under News

Senior Emely Barahona received Queen’s University full-tuition merit Presidential Scholarship. More than 200 students from across the country interviewed for the scholarship and 12 received the honor. Barahona has a weighted ...

Get to know your new superintendent

Story by Kate Carroll, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017

Filed under Community, News

When asked about the new superintendent, most students, like sophomore Will Stiff, don’t have much to say. “I don’t really know much about it,” Stiff said. “My mom is a teacher, so it might affect her.” What...

IB program undergoes change, allows students additional career-oriented opportunities

Story by Miracle Okoro, Senior Staff Writer

March 27, 2017

Filed under Community, News

One year ago, junior William Aguilar was faced with a tough decision: choose between getting a head start on pursuing his desired career or continue the International Baccalaureate program (IB). “Having to choose between IB...