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  • Parker named CMS Principal of the Year

    Parker named CMS Principal of the Year

    Story by Layna Hong, Managing Editor

    October 10, 2017

    The East Meck media center quiets down as principal Rick Parker approaches the front door. As he enters the room, he is greeted by a loud “surprise!” He had just been named Principal of the Year for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) about a month after being named the Central Learning Community ...

    CMS Superintendent Clayton Wilcox presents CMS Principal of the Year to principal Rick Parker.

    Photo by Lucia Wallace

  • New Hawthorne’s Pizza location is a hit

    New Hawthorne’s Pizza location is a hit

    Story by Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

    October 9, 2017

     I know it might sound cheesy but as a teen, one of my favorite things to do is eat pizza. When Hawthorne’s opened across the street, I just had to try it.   We sat down taking in the everything around us. The classic rock in the background set the mood and we found the smell of pizza was jus...

    The outside of the new Hawthorne's Pizza location.

  • East wins homecoming game 44-0

    East wins homecoming game 44-0

    Story by Anaya Truss-Williams, Staff Writer

    October 9, 2017

    On Friday night, the East Meck Eagles battled the Garinger Wildcats for the 2017 Homecoming game. The last time the Wildcats played the Eagles, the Eagles won 70-6. This time, the Eagles still soared past the Wildcats with a 44-0 win. Six minutes into the game and the Eagles earned 2 points from a ...

    Aiyana Willoughby was crowned 2017 homecoming queen.

  • Running back Khalil Woods rushes to new lengths

    Running back Khalil Woods rushes to new lengths

    Story by Isaac Naylor, Staff Writer

    October 3, 2017

    Senior Khalil Woods stunned many with with his 80 yard rushing touchdown during the game at Weddington on Sept. 8, with a rushing total of 190 yards. He is not just receiving attention from coaches, but from other players and students as well. Head Coach Barry Shuford expressed his astonishment of Woods’ ...

    Khalil Woods stands on the sideline.

Parker named CMS Principal of the Year

Parker named CMS Principal of the Year

Story by Layna Hong, Managing Editor

The East Meck media center quiets down as principal Rick Parker approaches the front door. As he enters the room, he is greeted by a loud “surprise!” He had just been named Principal of the Year for Charlotte Mecklenb...

October 10, 2017No Comments

EmpowHERment summit to be held at East Meck

Story by Ashleigh Fields, News Correspondent

East Meck will host 300 girls in grades 6-12 on the morning of Sept. 16. An annual program entitled “EmpowHERment” has decided to make East Meck its new home. EmpowHERment is a non-profit organization that was founded in Ch...

September 15, 2017No Comments

East Meck adds fourth lunch to schedule

Story by Isabel Cosby, Layout Editor

Due to the increase in population of the student body this year, East Meck will be expanding from three lunch periods to four, beginning Wednesday 9/13. The new regular bell schedule is as follows:   1st block...

September 11, 2017No Comments

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East wins homecoming game 44-0

East wins homecoming game 44-0

Story by Anaya Truss-Williams, Staff Writer

On Friday night, the East Meck Eagles battled the Garinger Wildcats for the 2017 Homecoming game. The last time the Wildcats played the Eagles, the Eagles won 70-6. This time, the Eagles still soared past the Wildcats with a...

October 9, 2017No Comments

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New Hawthorne’s Pizza location is a hit

New Hawthorne’s Pizza location is a hit

Story by Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

 I know it might sound cheesy but as a teen, one of my favorite things to do is eat pizza. When Hawthorne’s opened across the street, I just had to try it.   We sat down taking in the everything ar...

October 9, 2017No Comments

East wins homecoming game 44-0

East wins homecoming game 44-0

October 9, 2017

Seven student athletes sign

Seven student athletes sign

April 21, 2017

Sadie Hawkins Proposals

February 21, 2017

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