The Eagle

‘City Lights’ prom shines in uptown Charlotte

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Online Edior In Chief

June 4, 2018

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

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

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

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

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....

Eagles fly to Costa Rica

Story by Lucy Smithwick, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017

They walked across the rope bridge and feasted their eyes on one of the most magnificent sights they’d ever seen; ripe cacao trees surrounded them on all sides. After all, they were at a chocolate plantation in Costa Rica. Th...