The Eagle

Student event shows they are motivaTED

Story by Brennan Stone, Business Manager

April 10, 2017

Filed under Community, News

The lights in the auditorium dimmed down as the clock approached 10. Host Leo Merrick energetically runs on stage and into the spotlight. East Meck’s second annual TEDx event has officially started. TED is an organization...

Get to know your new superintendent

Story by Kate Carroll, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017

Filed under Community, News

When asked about the new superintendent, most students, like sophomore Will Stiff, don’t have much to say. “I don’t really know much about it,” Stiff said. “My mom is a teacher, so it might affect her.” What...

IB program undergoes change, allows students additional career-oriented opportunities

Story by Miracle Okoro, Senior Staff Writer

March 27, 2017

Filed under Community, News

One year ago, junior William Aguilar was faced with a tough decision: choose between getting a head start on pursuing his desired career or continue the International Baccalaureate program (IB). “Having to choose between IB...

Congratulations to Sarah Hanson, Teacher of the week

Story by Miracle Okoro, Senior Staff Writer

March 13, 2017

Filed under Community

EC teacher Sarah Hanson was chosen to be our spotlight teacher of the week. Hanson graduated from Independence High school and has been a teacher at East for 19 years. She is passionate about Special Olympics and has been the ...

New Grant gives East a new look

Story by Brennan Stone, Business Manager

March 9, 2017

Filed under Community, Uncategorized

Construction of a landscape wall will start this week. Funding for the wall will come from one of the Lowe's/Hornets Grants for $25,000.   This grant is for a beautification project that will improve the look of th...

Closed Idlewild Road causes major traffic congestion

Story by Miracle Okoro, Senior Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

Filed under Community, News

The Idlewild Road bridge over Independence Boulevard bridge is projected to finally open by the end of March, which could mean that commuters will have a less difficult time getting to and from school, and rush hour won’t b...