The Eagle

East Meck Putting on ‘The Wiz’

Story by Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017

Filed under Community, Entertainment, News

Last year, the Eagles lost their blues and cut Footloose. This year, they should prepare to ease on down the road with the East Meck performance of The Wiz. The Wiz will run from February 23rd to the 25th. It is directed b...

Reverse Homecoming Spirit Week

January 17, 2017

Filed under Community, News

Reverse homecoming, also known as "CoHo" is coming up, and with that comes another spirit week! Here's what you need to know. Monday 1/23: Athlete vs Mathlete day! (Reverse homecoming dance at 8:00 pm) Tuesday 1/24: Testing make-up, ...

Reverse homecoming nominees

January 12, 2017

Filed under Community, News

Freshman Prince Greyson Smith Lawrence Campbell Sophomore Prince Del Barnhill Chris Ortega Junior Prince Jaylen Gaddy Shiron DeVore Homecoming King Nominees Matthias Poku-Kankam Myran Foster Mari...

49th annual Jim Hayes Wrestling tournament prepares Eagle’s Wrestling Team

Story by Miracle Okoro, Senior Staff Writer

December 12, 2016

Filed under Community, Sports

Saturday Dec. 3 marked the 49th annual Jim Hayes wrestling tournament-the longest lasting tournament in North Carolina. Wrestling teams from all over the city of Charlotte attended the tournament, to show off their talent and rec...

East Meck wins $1,500 from student hunger drive. 

Story by Kate Carroll, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

Filed under Community, News

East Meck flew in strong at the Carolinas student hunger drive this year, winning runner up in food collection for division two schools with a $1,000 prize. East also won an extra $500 for most creative fundraising event for ...

Teacher robbed while working second job

Story by Julia Pharr, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

Filed under Community

Lisa Thompson was working the late shift at the Gap at the Arboretum Shopping Center. It had been a long week, especially after the frenzy on Black Friday, and customers were slowly leaving. It was 8 o'clock, and there were only...

English teacher donates kidney for 2015 grad

Story by Miracle Okoro, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016

Filed under Community, Features, Soaring Eagles

As Brian Zurhellen lay on the operating table, a sense of calm washed over him. It was Nov. 1, and while others celebrated Veterans Day, he was getting knocked out with an anesthetic. In a few hours he would earn the title of ...