The Eagle

  • Relax, sit back and chill at Kona Snow

    Relax, sit back and chill at Kona Snow

    Story by Lucy Smithwick, Staff Writer

    March 26, 2018

    Refreshing and relaxing, Kona Snow is like a little island paradise right here in Charlotte just five minutes away from East Meck. With many interesting flavors and options, the little ice shop is a great place for an afterschool treat and a coffee. Kona Snow is hidden away next to the Harris Teeter on Sardis Rd....

    Kona Snow offers a varitety of ice flavors and toppings.

    Photo by Lucy Smithwick

  • Parris shines in New York

    Parris shines in New York

    Story by Kate Carroll, Online Editor-in-Chief

    March 26, 2018

    As she heard the music start to play, senior Allayah Parris stood in front of the line of models backstage for her first runway show during New York Fashion Week. There was only one thought running through her mind. “All I was thinking about was trying not to trip,” Parris said. “That was my ...

    Photo courtesy of Allayah Parris.

  • Students walkout for gun reform

    Students walkout for gun reform

    Story by Kate Carroll, Online Editor-in-Chief

    March 14, 2018

    Students flooded the cafeteria patio in freezing temperatures on the morning of March 14 to participate in the #ENOUGH National Student Walkout to protest gun violence and show solidarity for the victims of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Fla. The event was spearheaded by members of the ...

    Junior Tyler Jackson delivers a speech to his fellow students.

    Photo by Lucia Wallace

  • “Shrek the Musical”: A hit, ogre-all

    “Shrek the Musical”: A hit, ogre-all

    Story by Cecilia Whalen, Editor-In-Chief

    February 15, 2018

    I met a cross dressing wolf, three German pigs and a human sized gingerbread woman all in one night: East Meck’s fine arts department produced “Shrek the Musical” under the direction of Kathryn Heinen and Bernadette MacLeod Feb. 8-10, enlightening the audience about the debilitating effects of ste...

    Shrek (Fialko) and Donkey (Carroll) sing "Travel Song."

    Photo by Lucia Wallace

  • Following a protest or protesting for followers?

    Following a protest or protesting for followers?

    Story by Kate Carroll, Online Editor-in-Chief

    February 13, 2018

    As I began to march down the street in uptown Charlotte, surrounded by people of all ages, races, backgrounds and sexual identities, I wanted to feel empowered, but instead I felt embarrassed. I went to the Charlotte Women’s March to protest our president, stand up against the sexism that still...

    As social media becomes more prominent in our society, it is important to evaluate your aims as a protester.

    Photo by Juliet Burton

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