The Eagle

Student Services works to tackle poor Mental Health

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Online Editor-In-Chief

April 23, 2019

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

Student services has recently decided to rally around mental health. Staff members a part of Communities in Schools and Dream Team are working to put on events that provide outlets to students struggling with their mental health....

Sadie Hawkins Dance Proposals

Story by Anaya Truss-Williams, Online Managing Editor

February 17, 2019

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

Suspensions at East: Parker instates new discipline policies

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Online Editor-In-Chief

January 8, 2019

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

The 2018- 2019 academic school year has been filled with various new discipline policies at East Meck. Many of these policies result in either after school detention, in school suspension (ISS), or out of school suspension (OSS),...

Choosing Home

Story by Lindsey Flores, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

We make choices everyday and those choices can impact our lives in an instant. I made the choice of moving to North Carolina with my mom, towards the end of my sophomore year because I wanted to see if I could be at a better...

‘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 ...

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...

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...

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....