The Mane Edition

Class of 2020 Academic Honorees

Senior valedictorian Dylan Doerner and salutatorian Sydney Wible.

Caleb Bryant, Campus Life Editor

April 11, 2020

Any student knows that achieving academic excellence is no easy feat. It requires unwavering dedication and a tenacious desire for knowledge. At the end of each school year, high schools across the country take the time to designate and commend the two students who have not only scored an impressive...

Missions and Ministry in McKinney

The group gathers for a picture outside of Mission Arlington before heading home on Thursday.

Caleb Bryant, Campus Life Editor

March 31, 2020

Before he ascended to heaven following his appearances to the disciples, Jesus left his followers with a few final words. In Acts 1: 7-8  Jesus says: “It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my ...

Jason Cross- “The Engineer”

Jason Cross-

Caleb Bryant, campus life editor

February 18, 2020

MCA senior Jason Cross’ new single “The Engineer” is now out on all platforms. The song speaks for itself, but here’s what Cross has to say about its making and much more: How long did this song take you to write? "Songs typically take me 45 minutes to a month to compose, depending on how much ti...

Senior Retreat 2020

The class of 2020 gathers for a picture by a statue in front of the hotel.

Caleb Bryant, Campus Life Editor

January 23, 2020

Senior year is for preparing for college, challenging yourself, and making memories. Evidently, McKinney Christian Academy seniors are challenged day by day and spend a lot of time working on college preparations. Seniors are often so swept up in their busyness that they forget to enjoy their last year...

Jazzin’ it Up

The Jazz Band tells a story between songs and laughs with one another.

Caleb Bryant, Campus Life Editor

November 19, 2019

You may be familiar with the band when they're playing the fight song at a football game, or maybe performing a few holiday songs at the annual Christmas Show. But what is it that band members work towards when football games are no more and concerts are in the distant future? Rest assured, you'll st...

Lovejoy XC Fall Festival

A pack of MCA runners can be seen cautiously rounding the first corner of the course. Runners were closely packed together for the first quarter-mile of the race.

Caleb Bryant, Campus Life Editor

September 25, 2019

After two years of rain cancellations at Lovejoy's Myers Park Invitational, runners were finally granted the opportunity to challenge themselves at the difficult course. Ironically, there was an exceptional lack of moisture on the course as opposed to the past few years, and as an effect, the course...

Tailgate and Tradition

The Football Team links shoulders and sings the fight song with the crowd, accompanied by the band.

Caleb Bryant, Campus Editor

September 22, 2019

Homecoming week, at first, is a normal school week in which students are allowed to dress up in silly clothes. But once the last bell rings on Thursday afternoon, the fun can begin. Students, after completing their short week of schoolwork are amped to jump into a long weekend spent with friends and...

Team Hoyt

Maliq Brock, 11th, starts off the 5k strong with his partners Steven and Eric alongside over 200 other runners.

Caleb Bryant, Campus Life Editor

September 9, 2019

Team Hoyt is a foundation started by Dick and Rick Hoyt that serves to boost the confidence of disabled children across America through racing. Some of these kids don't usually have the opportunity to feel the fulfillment and gratification of completing a race, but through races like those sponsored by ...

NHS Induction 2019

All ot the NHS members, new and old, get together for a big group picture after the induction ceremony.

Caleb Bryant, staff writer

May 8, 2019

Wednesday April 17, the upper school, along with family members, gathered to watch a group of our students become part of the National Honor Society. Students from sophomores through seniors we inducted based on their outstanding academic performance as well as their character, leadership, and service. Being ...

Make May Merry: Sign up for IronMay!

Make May Merry: Sign up for IronMay!

Caleb Bryant, staff writer

April 18, 2019

May is coming up quickly, and for some that means summer starts on the 25, but for many of the cross country runners at MCA, it's time for IronMay. IronMay is a nationwide contest started by the Fellowship Baptist Church in Cheney, WA, in which individuals or teams participate to see how many Ironman...

2019 ACSI Art Festival

The middle and upper school artists stacked up many awards at ACSI, as showcased by the pile of ribbons in the art classroom.

Caleb Bryant, staff writer

April 18, 2019

The Association of Christian Schools International, or ACSI, holds an art festival for each region of the United States each year. For the North Texas district this year, over 20 Christian Middle and Upper schools competed at the Hope Center in Plano. This year's competition was special for two reasons: fi...

MCA Fishing at Lake Ray Roberts

Boat Captain Jon David Cross holds up his winning fish, as the crowd cheers in excitement.

Caleb Bryant, staff writer

April 9, 2019

The beginning of spring is here, and fishing season is upon us. That means the waters are warming up and the bass are moving into shallow water to spawn and feed. The second and last tournament for the MCA fishing team is coming up quick, and the team couldn't be more excited to catch some fish (especially...

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