Sports

Soccer team rolls over Sun Valley

East Meck’s soccer team scored an easy victory over Sun Valley 8-0 Tuesday.…

East defeats North in soccer

East Mecklenburg’s men soccer team won an away game against North Meck 5-1 in a non-conference game. In the first half in the Sept. 2 game, both Charles…

Rugby team wins, places third in state

The East Meck rugby team rolled over Philip O. Berry Academy in a match Friday night and earned the North Carolina State Rugby Bowl, equivalent to third place…

Lady Eagles shut out by Bulldogs

The Eagles Varsity softball team suffered a 0-12 loss in the Southwestern 4A tournament against the Butler Bulldogs. The game was played at Butler High School on May…

Lady Eagles ties with Porter Ridge

Lady Eagle’s soccer team ties with Porter Ridge. On Tuesday the Lady Eagles battled the Lady Pirates. Although the Lady Eagles gave their all they were not able…

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Computer glitch creates scheduling nightmare for many students

Almost a week before school started, many students were in for a big surprise when…

Ground broken for Meridian Place complex

Ground was broken Tuesday at the site of the new Meridian Place apartment and retail…

Student Journalists Awarded By Prestigous Society

The East Mecklenburg Eagle recently received accolades from the Quill & Scroll Society, an international…

New art project gives diversity a thumbs up

New art project gives diversity a thumbs up

Many who come to East Meck are impressed by our widespread diversity no matter what…

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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

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,…

‘Flu’ takes over Miley Cyrus’ Charlotte concert

‘Flu’ takes over Miley Cyrus’ Charlotte concert

Two weeks ago, my friend surprised me with two coveted tickets to Miley Cyrus’ Bangerz tour. To my amazement, my parents…