The Eagle

2019-2020 Schedule

Story by Lucy Smithwick, Co-Editor-In-Chief

September 10, 2019

REGULAR SCHEDULE: 1st block: 7:15-8:45 2nd block: 8:52-10:24 3rd block: 10:31-12:37 A-Lunch (Classes in 100 hall, 500 building, 801, 616, 618, 202-205): Lunch: 10:31-10:57 Class: 11:05-12:36 B-Lunch (Classes in 600 hall, 401-4...

TSA excels in state competition, places first

Story by Lindsey Flores, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

At East Meck, there is a club or organization for everyone, but students who are interested in technology might consider joining the number one Technology Student Association (TSA) club in the state. TSA is mostly run by students....

NC Education Lottery not for learning

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Online Editor-In-Chief

May 23, 2019

For years, people have entered the North Carolina lottery not only to win but also to donate money towards a good cause: education. In most other states, there’s a clear idea of where the funds are going. For example, in...

New Starbucks set to open

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Online Editor-In-Chief

May 9, 2019

The community alongside Monroe Road is continuing to thrive as new businesses like Sprint, Hawthorne’s Pizza, and Wingstop create a home in the shopping center across from East Meck. They draw an influx of high school customers...

Student Services works to tackle poor Mental Health

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Online Editor-In-Chief

April 23, 2019

Student services has recently decided to rally around mental health. Staff members a part of Communities in Schools and Dream Team are working to put on events that provide outlets to students struggling with their mental health....

Controversial Video of East Meck Student sparks thought-provoking discussion

Story by Trekahry Gadson, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

A couple of weeks ago a video of an East Meck student saying the N-word was spread around the internet. His usage of the N-word not only caused a stir in school but a stir in people’s heart. From my own perspective, the N-word...

Connolly’s Crafts: School Librarian leaves her mark in Charlotte

Story by Stephanie Suster, Opinion Editor

March 28, 2019

On a frigid Saturday morning, East Meck Media Specialist Marie Connolly secured a crocheted scarf around a tree in uptown Charlotte. She continued walking around with her friends as they wrapped more scarves around statues, benches...

Sadie Hawkins Dance Proposals

Story by Anaya Truss-Williams, Online Managing Editor

February 17, 2019