The Eagle

Local elections impact life at East

Story by Kaitlyn Meehan, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

Michelle Obama. Tom Hanks. Megan Rapinoe. All members of a dedicated group of influencers with voter registration at heart.  Many of East Meck’s juniors and seniors will have their first chance to vote in the 2020 presidential...

2019 Jim Hayes interventional preview

Story by Kaitlyn Meehan, Staff Writer

December 7, 2019

Years of training will pay off for several East Meck students at the Jim Hayes Invitational. The athletic competition has been the longest-running of its kind. Named after East’s own former athletic coach, some of the school’s...

Congress woman visits Rock Hill, inspires young voters

Story by Kaitlyn Meehan, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

When the people representing you don’t look like you, you represent yourself. At least that’s what Debra Haaland did. She became one of the first two Native American Congresswoman to ever be elected in 2018 during a game-c...

Your 2019 HOCO recap

Your 2019 HOCO recap

October 21, 2019

Welcome, new teachers!

Story by Haylieh Palma Martinez, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

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Civil rights trip builds relationships, changes perspectives

Story by George Xu, Former East Meck student

October 21, 2019

The Civil Rights Trip was an amazing experience. Not only was it the first time I went out on my own outside of the confines of my family, but it was educational at the same time. The field trip was designed to take someone ba...

Civil Rights Trip teaches students about American history

Story by Ben Koch, East Meck Senior

October 21, 2019

Less than four generations ago, an innocent African-American man was hanged in Mecklenburg County. Only a few years prior, another young black man in Charlotte was dragged from a hospital and lynched by a mob of whites, where the B...