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East Meck wins $1,500 from student hunger drive. 

Story by Kate Carroll, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

Filed under Community, News

East Meck flew in strong at the Carolinas student hunger drive this year, winning runner up in food collection for division two schools with a $1,000 prize. East also won an extra $500 for most creative fundraising event for ...

Plans revealed for new classroom building

Story by Andy Fialko, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016

Filed under News

Construction plans were released recently for East Meck’s newest building, to be built on part of the bus parking lot. The three-story building is expected to be completed for the beginning of the 2018-19 school year, and...

East Meck named first Global Ready high school in N.C.

Story by Hanna Wondmagegn, Managing Editor

October 5, 2016

Filed under News

East Meck is the first high school in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to be designated as a Global-Ready School by the State Board of Education. Officials of the North Carolina Department of Instruction (NCDPI) visited East Meck...

Changes planned for homecoming week activities

Story by Miracle Okoro, Senior Reporter

September 30, 2016

Filed under News, Student Life

Several changes are being planned by Student Congress for this year’s Spirit Week leading up to homecoming on Oct. 21. The themes for the week are: *Monday Oct. 17: Sports Day *Tuesday Oct. 18: Time Traveler Day *Wednesday...

Cellphone tower may be built on campus

Story by Hanna Wondmagegn, Managing Editor, The Eagle

September 28, 2016

Filed under News

More growth may be ahead for the East Meck campus, but this in the form of a cellphone tower. East Meck is one of 18 CMS schools that is under consideration to host a cellphone tower on its campus. If approved by the company...

East Meck’s first TEDx event generates positive response from students

Story by Layna Hong, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

Filed under News

With more than a billion online views and 2100 talks to choose from, TED is an organization that spreads ideas through talks, and in more than 100 languages too. Recently, Easy Meck hosted the first ever TEDx event in Charlotte-Me...

Grimm wins East Meck Eagle Scholarship

Story by Anthony Patterson, Staff Writer

April 17, 2016

Filed under News

Evan Grimm has been awarded the East Meck Eagle Scholarship to attend UNC-Charlotte. The East Meck Eagle Scholarship is a four-year, full tuition academic scholarship. This scholarship is granted to a student who has "overcome...