The Eagle

Jennifer Roberts: eagle that learned to fly

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Online Editor In Chief

June 4, 2018

Filed under Community, Features, News, Soaring Eagles

Before she was Mayor Jennifer Roberts, she was Jennifer Watson.  Just like many of today's "Eagles," Jennifer was a young girl who was raised in a community that taught her to be a passionate and effective leader.   Jennifer ...

‘City Lights’ prom shines in uptown Charlotte

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Online Edior In Chief

June 4, 2018

Filed under Community, Entertainment, Features, News, Student Life

Bright iridescent lights cascaded down students pirouetting to roaring modern tunes. The floor was covered in gaudy gowns with extravagant patterns and glitter from the faces of elegant young women. The East Meck 2018 Prom was in ...

Braxton Winston: Charlotte protestor turned politician

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Online Editor In Chief

June 4, 2018

Filed under Community, Features, News

In the wake of the Keith Lamont Scott shooting, a leader emerged with a clear and decisive message, one voice can matter.   *Braxton Winston was the voice that made an instant impact on the Charlotte community throu...

“Shrek the Musical” soon to open at East

Story by Isaac Naylor, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018

Filed under Community, Entertainment, News

Last year, we marched alongside with Dorothy to Emerald City in The Wiz, but this year, we are taking a trip down to the swamps of Far Far Away in this year’s musical: Shrek the Musical. Shrek will run from Feb. 8-10 and...

2018 TEDx event held under new leadership

Story by Jennifer Gamboa, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017

Filed under Community, News

For its third annual TEDx event, East Meck hopes to increase to expand the variety of student speaking out on issues important to them. This year’s lead organizer is junior Stephanie Suster. She explained that this year, th...

EmpowHERment summit to be held at East Meck

Story by Ashleigh Fields, News Correspondent

September 15, 2017

Filed under Community, News

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...

East Meck JROTC wraps up the year with awards

Story by Miracle Okoro, Senior Staff Writer

May 11, 2017

Filed under Community, News, Uncategorized

The East Meck High school JROTC program has wrapped up the year with awards, recognition, and the passing down of power from one cadet to the other. On May 4 Unit NC-9512 held its annual awards ceremony. The East Meck cadets...