The Eagle

Threats to DACA hit home for students

Story by Ashleigh Fields, News Correspondent

January 26, 2018

Filed under Features, Student Life

The average student awakens every morning with their mind focused on the day ahead. Various school assignments, after school activities or even a job remain at the top of the list of things that stress them out. This is not the...

Sciutto branches out into new career

Story by Elise Palmer, Sports and Photography Editor

January 10, 2018

Filed under Features

Teacher Eric Sciutto hangs in the air, 90 feet above the ground, chainsaw in hand. He slices the top of a tree off, but the ropes connected to the tree extended five more feet than he anticipates. The tree top swing and slams...

Wichman climbs to new heights, rocks competition

Story by Layna Hong, Managing Editor

January 10, 2018

Filed under Features, Sports, Student Life

When people think of athletics, they think of football, basketball, baseball and the other various sports that East Meck offers. However, when senior Emily Wichman thinks about athletics, her mind jumps straight to rock climbing....

Culinary arts team cooks up another win

Story by Anthony Patterson, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016

Filed under Features, News, Showcase

East Mecklenburg's culinary arts team won first place at the recent CMS Stem2Fork competition. The contest, held March 11 at UNCC City Center, tasked teams from various CMS high school with making the best appetizer in one...

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 ...