The Eagle

Disaster dos and don’ts

Story by Lucy Smithwick, Online Managing Co-Editor

September 12, 2018

Filed under Community, News

In the shadow of an impending hurricane, fear and panic would be a natural response, especially if the region isn’t used to that type of disaster. Hurricane Florence is your standard tropical storm turned hurricane. It formed...

CMS Superintendent gives formal address at East Meck

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Online Editor-In-Chief

August 28, 2018

Filed under Community, Entertainment, Features, News, Soaring Eagles

Monday, August 27th will forever be remembered as a, ‘smooth first day’ in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools history. For the administration at East Meck, it will be remembered as a chance to meet and listen to possible opportun...

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...

Mayor’s Youth Employment Program gives students internship, opportunity

Story by Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

Charlotte’s Mayor’s Youth Employment Program (MYEP) chooses top qualified students each year for their program. MYEP allows students an opportunity to get a head start on their careers. Three East Meck seniors are participa...

“Shrek the Musical” soon to open at East

Story by Isaac Naylor, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018

Filed under Community, Entertainment, News

Last year, we marched alongside with Dorothy to Emerald City in The Wiz, but this year, we are taking a trip down to the swamps of Far Far Away in this year’s musical: Shrek the Musical. Shrek will run from Feb. 8-10 and...

2018 TEDx event held under new leadership

Story by Jennifer Gamboa, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017

Filed under Community, News

For its third annual TEDx event, East Meck hopes to increase to expand the variety of student speaking out on issues important to them. This year’s lead organizer is junior Stephanie Suster. She explained that this year, th...