The Mane Edition

Senior valedictorian Dylan Doerner and salutatorian Sydney Wible.

Class of 2020 Academic Honorees

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...

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

Missions and Ministry in McKinney

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...

Jason Cross- The Engineer

Jason Cross- “The Engineer”

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...

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

Senior Retreat 2020

The class of 2020 travels to Chickasaw Retreat Center in Oklahoma for some much-needed rest and recreation.
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....

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

Jazzin’ it Up

Jazz Band performs a Latin-themed concert at the Black Box Theatre.
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...

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.

Lovejoy XC Fall Festival

Myers Park, one of McKinney's most tranquil nature spots, held thousands of runners for the annual Lovejoy Invitational.
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...

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

Tailgate and Tradition

Before every year's homecoming football game, MCA holds an all school tailgate.
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...

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

Team Hoyt

Team Hoyt hosts a Labor Day 5K in McKinney, sponsored by MCA's cross country team.
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...

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

NHS Induction 2019

On April 17, MCA held a special service that congratulated many Upper School students by inducting them into the National Honor Society.
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...

Make May Merry: Sign up for IronMay!

Make May Merry: Sign up for IronMay!

May will be here before you know it, so make it exciting and 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...

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

2019 ACSI Art Festival

The MCA portfolio art class heads off to attend the ACSI Art Festival, where they will receive their (many) awards.
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...

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

MCA Fishing at Lake Ray Roberts

The MCA Fishing team heads off to Lake Ray Roberts for their second and last fishing tournament of the season.
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...

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