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Nguyen advances to regionals in tennis

Annemarie Nguyen placed third overall last week in the Southwestern 4A girls tennis tournament, and qualified as one of three girls for the regionals. Nguyen, Charlotte Deiss and…

Rocky River rolls over Eagles in football

East Meck’s football team lost Friday night to Rocky River 62-24. The Eagles scored 10 points in the second quarter, but not enough to compete with the Ravens as…

Soccer team rocks Ravens in overtime

East Meck’s soccer team edged Rocky River 5-2 two in overtime Wednesday night at home. East Meck scored three goals in overtime. Richard Ceu scored two goals in…

Soccer team loses in overtime to Butler

East Meck’s boys soccer team lost 5-4 in overtime Oct 6 to arch-rival Butler in overtime. Hiro Teah, Eli Oswald, Maxi Lan, and Charles Basse each scored a…

East Meck’s win against Forest Hills

East Meck boys soccer team defeated Forest Hills 6-3 in a non-conference game at East Meck. Charles Basse scored three goals and Christian Thomas, Tung Ksor and Corey…

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Two students win drama travel awards

Theater students Maddie Chumas and Briana Brewer have won the Blumenthal Experience and the Broadway…

Marching band sweeps Forestview competition

East Meck Marching Eagles swept the competition at the Forestview Festival of Bands last Saturday…

Student named National Achievement semifinalist

Erica Jordan, a senior at East Meck, has been named a  semifinalist for the annual…

Idlewild Road closing affecting traffic

The N.C Department of Transportation officially closed Idlewild-Independence Boulevard intersection on Tuesday night and opened…

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Exchange student shares her experience

Exchange student shares her experience

Upon my arrival in Charlotte, my new home for the year, my first thought was: this place is so green!  Having always lived in a city, I hadn’t…

Changing the world doesn’t require a superman

Changing the world doesn’t require a superman

Each day the ordinary student will awake to the noise of their alarm clock.  Said student will proceed to eat a bowl of cereal, climb into a car,…

Tinker’s bell is ringing, but not heard by courts, legislature

Tinker’s bell is ringing, but not heard by courts, legislature

We’ve all heard it before in our classes, “This is not a democracy it’s my classroom.”, “Follow my rules or get out,” and “You’re just a kid.” That’s…

New ID badges are not the way to go

New ID badges are not the way to go

Likely as a response tot he Sandy Hook shootings that took place in December 2012, Charlotte Mecklenburg School have issued mandatory photo ID’s to all of their students.…

Disgraceful and disgusting

Throughout my sophomore year many of my classmates made fun of me because of my innocence. It was a playful jest, but whenever there was a joke to…

Entertainment

Ed Sheeran mesmerizes fans with simplicity

The most spectacular thing about Ed Sheeran isn’t how he interacts with his fans, or the beautiful songs he’s crafted, or…

Monumentour rocks the crowd

The Monumentour concert came to PNC Music Pavilion on July 23, featuring the headlining American rock bands, Fall Out Boy and Paramore…

Bad seed rising seen as not all that bad

Some fans of rock would argue the genre is in decline; that rock has been taken over by people who make…

Boy bands regain popularity at East

Boy bands regain popularity at East

In the 90’s, boy bands ruled the world. The Backstreet Boys, B2K, and Hanson were on top of the charts, with…

Student-directed Civil Rights plays reflect movement

East Meck got to experience a glimpse of the past, recently, to the time of the Civil Right Movement. Not literally,…