The Mane Edition

MCA Athletes Compete at the State Meet

As the gun goes off, junior Aaron Phillips starts to push off of the blocks to race in the 100m dash.

Juliana Roller, Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2019

This season only four track athletes qualified to compete in the TAPPS 5A State track meet held on May 4 at Waco Midway High School in Hewitt, Texas. Moving up to 5A this year increased the challenge of making it to the final meet, but MCA was ready.  Breaking his own personal record, sophomore Maliq...

MCA Track Athletes make it out of District

Maliq Brock

Juliana Roller, staff writer

April 25, 2019

This past week, April 16, the MCA track team traveled two hours to Brookhill School to compete in their district meet. This year was different from past years because instead of the top four athletes qualifying for the regional track meet, only the top two qualified. The MCA athletes needed to compete...

Kicking off the Track Season

Aiden McKeller

Juliana Roller, Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2019

When spring break ends, that means the start of the track and field season for all Middle and Upper School runners and throwers. The Middle School team competed in a meet at St. Mark's School of Dallas on Friday, March 22, and the Upper School Varsity team ran the next day. Contrasting with the sunny,...

Senior Josh Wong accepted into the Randall Research Scholars Program at Alabama

Joshua Wong

Juliana Roller, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2019

After already receiving a full ride scholarship to the University of Alabama, senior Joshua Wong applied and was accepted into the Randall Research Scholars Program (RRSP). RRSP is an undergraduate research program that is recognized across the nation. Students in this program at this large state univ...

MCA Students Raise over $1600 for Officer Hamilton

During the fundraiser at Sicily's last night, senior NHS officers Emma Lowes, Juliana Roller, and Josh Wong presented Officer Hamilton's father with the money the MCA students raised.

Juliana Roller, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2019

One of MCA's campus police officers, Adam Hamilton, has recently been diagnosed with a brain tumor. Hamilton is loved by all the students of MCA and they decided to do something to give back. National Honor Society President Josh Wong encouraged every student from Lower, Middle, and Upper School to bring...

Middle School Boys Win Soccer Championship Game

After they played hard, the middle school boys were still able to give a smile while holding their trophy with pride.

Juliana Roller, Editor-in-chief

February 12, 2019

After a season of dedication and hard work, the middle school boys soccer team made it to the championship game, which took place last night at 6:00 pm at Providence. With goals from eighth-graders Tyler Swearingen and Emilio Sanchez and seventh graders Nicholas Catullo and Liam Corley, the Mustangs...

Scout Mayberry in the Spotlight

Scout Mayberry

Juliana Roller, Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2019

Theatre has been senior Scout Mayberry's life for the past fourteen years, and she does not plan to stop after high school. Mayberry is the only class of 2019 student who has to prepare two applications for each school: one for admission into the university and one for the theatre program. Mayberry...

Seniors travel to Oklahoma for their first ever mid-year retreat

Dylan King and Hayden Clow

Lauren Rose, Campus Editor

January 29, 2019

Instead of taking a trip at the end of the semester to New York and Washington D.C., the seniors headed up to Chickasaw Retreat and Conference Center for MLK weekend. A decision was proposed to the class at the end of last year: the New York/D.C. trip or graduate a week earlier. The majority of the students wanted to graduate early, but some still wan...

TedxKIDS@SMU

Middle School students eagerly watch and engage during the event held at SMU.

Edna Pajela, courtesy writer

November 15, 2018

MCA Middle School students attended the 10th Annual TEDxKids@SMU last October 19. Eighteen of our 7th and 8th graders were part of the almost 1,000 people at the event. Our MS participants submitted an application in addition to an essay or artwork depicting their future dreams to participate. In addition,...

Cross Country’s First State Meet as 5A

About 200 meters before the finish line, senior Riley Pyle kicks it in, giving the last stretch his all.

Juliana Roller, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2018

Out of 31 teams, the Varsity Boys Cross Country team placed fifth this year at the TAPPS State Meet and the Varsity Girls placed thirteenth, which is impressive for being the smallest school there. This past year, the team had moved up from 4A to 5A, bringing new and more difficult competition. ...

What is the Golden Dinkle?

Mason Dinkle Lee

Juliana Roller, Editor-in-Chief

September 13, 2018

The Upper School Band has many traditions and the Golden Dinkle Award has just been added to the list. In order to earn the award, band members "must stand at attention completely still, follow all commands, march in step, and have great showmanship from the head to the feet," says Band Director Ken Snow. Ever...

Who Traveled the Furthest From Home?

English Family

Juliana Roller, Editor-in-Chief

September 4, 2018

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