The Eagle

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...

Heat is on for Charlotte with changing climate

Story by Hart Walker, Photo Editor

October 21, 2019

Temperatures over 100 degrees F in October. Fall-like weather in June.  Few questions that Charlotte has been experiencing climate change, yet little has been done about it. As rising sea levels threaten North Carolina's Out...

Charlotte hurricanes, from past to present

Story by Hart Walker, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018

Recently there has been heavy news and media posts concerning Hurricane Florence. Hurricane Florence was a category 4 hurricane that made downfall in North Carolina from the Atlantic Ocean. It made landfall in southeast NC late...

Disaster dos and don’ts

Disaster dos and don’ts

September 12, 2018

Jennifer Roberts: eagle that learned to fly

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Online Editor In Chief

June 4, 2018

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 ...

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...

EmpowHERment summit to be held at East Meck

Story by Ashleigh Fields, News Correspondent

September 15, 2017

East Meck will host 300 girls in grades 6-12 on the morning of Sept. 16. An annual program entitled “EmpowHERment” has decided to make East Meck its new home. EmpowHERment is a non-profit organization that was founded in Ch...

Get to know your new superintendent

Story by Kate Carroll, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017

When asked about the new superintendent, most students, like sophomore Will Stiff, don’t have much to say. “I don’t really know much about it,” Stiff said. “My mom is a teacher, so it might affect her.” What...