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Get to know your new superintendent

Story by Kate Carroll, Staff Writer

March 27

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

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...

Closed Idlewild Road causes major traffic congestion

Story by Miracle Okoro, Senior Staff Writer

March 1

Filed under Community, News

The Idlewild Road bridge over Independence Boulevard bridge is projected to finally open by the end of March, which could mean that commuters will have a less difficult time getting to and from school, and rush hour won’t b...

Senior Chris Allen- Obituary

Story by Isabel Cosby, Staff Writer

February 23

Filed under Community, News, Showcase

                                     Christian Isaac Allen, a senior at East Meck, 18, was shot and killed Sunday night during an altercation at a house party on Kelford Lane. Allen was born on October ...

Memorial Service held in honor of Chris Allen

Story by Miracle Okoro, Senior Staff Writer

February 23

Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Student Congress will be organizing  a balloon release on Friday Feb. 23, for senior Chris Allen who tragically died from a gunshot wound on Feb 19. The balloon release will take place at 2:30pm in the football stadium, and all...

Culinary team wins perfect score, headed for Nationals

Story by Elise Palmer, Staff Writer

February 13

Filed under Community, News

The East Meck culinary team won gold last Friday at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competition hosted at Johnson & Wales University. Culinary teammates Blair Riggbsee and Jensine Crowder won...

East Meck Putting on ‘The Wiz’

Story by Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

January 30

Filed under Community, Entertainment, News

Last year, the Eagles lost their blues and cut Footloose. This year, they should prepare to ease on down the road with the East Meck performance of The Wiz. The Wiz will run from February 23rd to the 25th. It is directed b...

Reverse Homecoming Spirit Week

January 17

Filed under Community, News

Reverse homecoming, also known as "CoHo" is coming up, and with that comes another spirit week! Here's what you need to know. Monday 1/23: Athlete vs Mathlete day! (Reverse homecoming dance at 8:00 pm) Tuesday 1/24: Testing make-up, ...