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The 2022 Upper School Homecoming court.

Dancing “Back to the Future” at the 2022 Homecoming Dance

The McKinney Christian Academy Homecoming court was announced at the Friday night football game, followed by Saturday's Homecoming dance.
Abby Thomas, Editor in Chief September 21, 2022

On Friday, September 16, McKinney Christian Academy hosted Atlas Homeschool for their homecoming football game. At half time, the 2022 Upper School Homecoming Court was announced. Each grade voted for...

Senior Laney LeBlanc paints Its a Happy Day on her parking spot.

Seniors Parking on Paint

Seniors reserve and paint their parking spots for the fifth year in a row.
Abby Thomas, Editor-In-Chief August 22, 2022

For the fifth year in a row, seniors get the opportunity to purchase and paint a parking spot that they will park in for the year. A painted parking spot can be purchased for $250 and a design request...

Hugs to start the day.

New School Year, New Beginnings

Students return from summer break for the first day of school.
Abby Thomas, Editor-In-Chief August 16, 2022

On August 9, students arrived at McKinney Christian Academy for the first day of the 2023 school year. Students were welcomed to school by the MCA cheerleaders and music from the Mustang band. Lower School...

The MCA Theater team at competition in Waco.

TAPPS Academic and Art Competition

McKinney Christian Academy students traveled to Waco, Texas to compete in the TAPPS 5A Academic and Art competition.
Abby Thomas, Sports Editor May 9, 2022

From Monday, April 11 through Wednesday April 13, McKinney Christian Academy Upper School students traveled to Waco, Texas to compete in the TAPPS Fine Arts competition. On Monday, theater students competed...

Kindergarten picture of Sam Youngblood on the left next to senior picture on the right.

Senior Samantha Youngblood’s Long-lasting Backpack

Senior Sam Youngblood carries the same backpack for 13 years.
Abby Thomas, Sports Editor May 9, 2022

Senior Sam Youngblood has attended McKinney Christian Academy since sixth grade, however, she has carried the same backpack with her since kindergarten in 2009. The backpack is from the designer brand...

Mustangs Varsity Baseball Team plays their First District Game

The Mustangs Varsity Baseball team wins their first district game against Tyler Grace Community School.
Breck, staff writer March 24, 2022

The McKinney Christian Academy Mustangs faced off against Tyler Grace Community in their first district game of the 2022 season. Senior Greg Jessup took to the mound and pitched all seven innings, only...

Junior Sarah Kruising shoots a goal inside the 18-yard line.

Lady Mustangs Soccer Season Comes to an End

The Lady Mustangs end their season as Area Finalists and District Champions.
Abby Thomas, sports editor March 17, 2022

On Tuesday, March 5, the Lady Mustangs varsity soccer team competed in the second round of playoffs. In the first round of playoffs, the Mustangs received a bye and automatically advanced to the second...

Freshman Carter Kincheloe and Junior Tiffany Nordstrom are rewarded with medals after the meet.

Success at the TAPPS Regional Swim Meet

Two McKinney Christian Academy swimmers qualify for the TAPPS State meet after Regionals.
Abby Thomas, sports editor February 2, 2022

On Saturday, January 29, two McKinney Christian Academy swimmers traveled to Mansfield, Texas to participate in the inaugural TAPPS Regional swim meet. Freshman Carter Kincheloe recorded personal best...

Freshmen Casey Gerardis and Havilah Mahadi celebrate Mahadis goal.

Varsity Girls Soccer Team Adds Two Wins to Their Undefeated Record

Lady Mustangs Soccer team adds to their undefeated record in two district games.
Abby Thomas, sports editor January 18, 2022

On Friday, January 7, the Lady Mustangs traveled to Oak Cliff to play in their second district game against Bishop Dunne Catholic School. The Mustangs were determined to keep their undefeated record as...

Lady Mustangs break out before the start of the game.

Lady Mustangs Travel to Regional Playoffs

The Lady Mustangs finish their season in the Regional Finals against Fort Worth Christian.
Abby Thomas , Sport Editor November 17, 2021

On Saturday, November 13, the Lady Mustangs traveled to Dallas Lutheran School to play the Fort Worth Christian Cardinals. After a victory in Area playoffs, the Mustangs moved into their third round of...

The Lady Mustangs celebrate their victory against the Legacy.

The Lady Mustangs Volleyball Team Advances to Regionals

Lady Mustangs Volleyball Team wins the second round of playoffs.
Abby Thomas, sports editor November 11, 2021

On Tuesday, November 9, the Lady Mustangs volleyball team competed in their second playoff game of the 2021 season. The McKinney Christian Academy Mustangs hosted Legacy Christian Academy Eagles in...

Varsity Cheer performs a stunt during the pep rally on Thursday.

2021 Homecoming Week

Homecoming week is filled with spirit dress days, powderpuff, boys volleyball, and a pep-rally.
Abby Thomas, Sports Editor September 30, 2021

During the week of September 21-24, leading into the Upper School Homecoming dance, McKinney Christian Academy participates in powderpuff and a week full of spirit dress days. Students threw on their boots...

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