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The Eagle

Q&A: Pierre-Adrien Sabaté

Story by Layna Hong, Layout Editor

February 21

Filed under Community, Student Life

Q: What do you think of East Meck so far? A: It's very good. It has a different climate. In France, we have more lessons than you guys do, you only have four. Also, in France, we start class at 8 in the morning and ends at 5 in...

Marching Eagles takes third place overall in competition

Story by Anaya Truss-Williams, Staff Writer

October 11

Filed under Student Life

The Marching Eagles won third place overall and first place overall in its size category at the Ledford Festival of Bands. The band also won first place marching, first place guard, first place percussion, first place music,...

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Staff Writer

October 7

Filed under Student Life

Members of East Meck’s The Eagle newspaper staff participated in North Carolina Scholastic Media Association’s (NCSMA) High School Journalism Day hosted by the Charlotte Observer at its new headquarters in the NASCAR Pla...

Students can improve SAT, ACT scores by entering national competition

Story by Anaya Truss-Williams, Staff Writer

October 7

Filed under Student Life

East Meck freshmen, sophomores and juniors are now eligible to compete in this year’s All American Academic Bowl (AAAB). The AAAB is a national competition which gives students a chance to practice for their ACTs and SATs....

Changes planned for homecoming week activities

Story by Miracle Okoro, Senior Reporter

September 30

Filed under News, Student Life

Several changes are being planned by Student Congress for this year’s Spirit Week leading up to homecoming on Oct. 21. The themes for the week are: *Monday Oct. 17: Sports Day *Tuesday Oct. 18: Time Traveler Day *Wednesday...

After all this time, fans bewitched by Harry Potter

Story by Layna Hong, Staff Writer

March 6

Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

Despite Harry Potter having grown from the title of “the boy who lived” into an adult, his loyal fans haven’t grown up at heart. They have been eager for new content, and their waiting will finally pay off next year. ...

Student band “Vint” vent feelings through music

Story by Julia Pharr, Staff Writer

March 1

Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

Everyone reacts differently when they get angry. Some people may punch walls, some may take it out on others, and a few write music. The student run, hard rock band Vint, which was started by juniors: Colin Read and Reggie...

New McDonald’s restaurant opens: are our students McLovin’ it?

Story by Elizabeth Coyotl-Pacio, Staff Writer

February 5

Filed under Student Life

Fries. Nuggets. All day breakfast. These are all appealing aspects of McDonald's, which is opening up a new location just down the street from the school. With this, many students will be even more tempted to eat fast food...