The Eagle

  • Boys basketball bounces back after last season

    Boys basketball bounces back after last season

    Story by Lucy Smithwick, Online Managing Editor

    January 10, 2019

    The East Meck varsity boys basketball team is the definition of a diamond in the rough. After a rough season last year, tallying only 2 wins in 24 games, the team has pulled itself together already this year in the first few weeks. With a current record of 4-2-0, the team has already surpassed last...

    Senior Daniel Harris in possession of the ball.

    Photo by Silverlux Photography

  • Hohm dives into success with swimming

    Hohm dives into success with swimming

    Story by Jack Meltsner, Sports Editor

    January 10, 2019

    When junior Anneliese Hohm was seven years old, her parents forced her to join a year round swim team as a way to make friends and stay active. Little did she know, by the age of 16, she would be nationally ranked and be considering swimming as a career. Hohm currently swims for the Aquatic Team...

    Hohm swims breaststroke at a swim meet for the Aquatic Team of Mecklenburg (ATOM).

    Photo by Anneliese Hohm

  • Student musician releases album, preps for East Coast tour

    Student musician releases album, preps for East Coast tour

    Story by Isabel Cosby, Managing Editor

    January 8, 2019

    When she was 12, senior Gabrielle Secker picked up a guitar one summer and started playing, not knowing what was to come. Six years later, Secker has since released her own album, played gigs all over North Carolina and is now looking to pursue a career in music. “The first thing I did was write...

    Courtesy of Gabrielle Secker

  • Parking lot problems pose safety issues

    Parking lot problems pose safety issues

    Story by Isabel Cosby, Managing Editor

    January 6, 2019

    Potholes. Ponds. Poor design. To put it lightly, the student parking lot is a mess. Many of the seemingly trivial issues that the parking lot has have the potential to become serious safety hazards and cause traffic problems. Firstly, all of the lanes to get to parking spots are designed to be...

    The student parking lot is unevenly paved, has many potholes and needs to improve.

    Photo by Eli Hausman

  • CMS internet censorship intensifies

    CMS internet censorship intensifies

    Story by Elise Palmer, Features Editor

    January 6, 2019

    First it was Snapchat. Then, down went Instagram. Spotify was blocked soon after. The latest casualty: students’ personal Gmail accounts. CMS has cracked down on their internet security measures, as technology usage in schools continues to grow. This past September, East Meck introduced the one-to-one...

    Students are no longer able to access their personal Gmail accounts on the CMS network.

    Photo by Eli Hausman

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Students bend over backwards for Y2 Yoga

November 7, 2018

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October 16, 2018

Humans of East: Ellisa Fisher

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