The Eagle

Students do not find Juuls to be cool

Story by Isabel Cosby, Managing Editor

November 7, 2018

Filed under Features

Once, while attending a summer concert, senior Sophia Hansen noticed that all of the other teenagers around her were vaping. “It was very windy out, so they were blowing smoke all over our faces,” Hansen said. “It kinda...

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...

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....