The Mane Edition

Prom 2018

A group of Seniors get together for a fun picture at their last Prom.

Kjerstyn Franzmeier, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

McKinney Christian Academy hosted their Great Gatsby themed Prom on May 21. The event was held at Noah's Event Center for Sophomore, Junior, and Senior class. Prom had a snack bar, drinks, and a photo booth, along with a DJ to play music. Senior Madison Yates said, "I had a great time at Prom, and I...

Dominican Republic Mission Trip

Children have fun at the Batey with new stickers

Kjerstyn Franzmeier, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018

Over the week of March 4-10, Upper School had the opportunity to participate in MCA's missions week at a various number of locations. Students were able to choose local missions right here in McKinney, travel to Arkansas, or fly to Guatemala, Costa Rica, or the Dominican Republic. In these trips, students...

Valentines Day

First grade students take Valentines Day pictures in a crafty photo booth.

Kjerstyn Franzmeier, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

McKinney Christian Academy celebrated Valentines Day throughout the whole school this year with fun parties, games, and decorations. First grade had a fun time making valentine slime and tying it to the theme, "Be My Valen-slime," while also dipping marshmallows and graham crackers in a chocolate fountain...

MCA vs. Coram Deo & Gainesville

Will Baxter, junior, blocks a shot by Coram Deo guard.

Kjerstyn Franzmeier, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018

The MCA boys basketball team played a difficult game against Coram Deo on Tuesday, January, 30. The team lost 39-59 keeping them in the same spot for district. Cameron Badeaux, senior, made the most points in the game with 12 points, along with Mac Grimes, senior, making 10 points. Mac Grimes, senior,...

Varsity Basketball Ends the Season

Varsity Basketball Ends the Season

Kjerstyn Franzmeier, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018

The MCA varsity boys basketball came to the end of their season on February 6 playing against Vanguard. The team lost the game 72-81 placing them fourth out of ten in district. Ren Willis, senior, said, "I'm thankful for the team we had this year and one last opportunity to play for God. I'll miss my...

Boys Basketball Wild Week Game

MS Girls Soccer @ HSAA

Kjerstyn Franzmeier, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

The MCA boys basketball team played Waco Vanguard on Friday, January 19 for the MCA Wild Week game. The team played hard but lost 41-58, now holding a record of 2-3. Joseph Shaver, senior basketball player, said, "The team played a tough game against Vanguard on Friday, but I think that we can turn our...

MCA Varsity Basketball vs. Coram Deo

Mac Grimes shoots a free throw against Coram Deo in district play.

Kjerstyn Franzmeier, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018

The MCA varsity boys basketball team took home a win against Coram Deo on January 12th. Winning 55-47, the team is tied for second place in district with a record of 2-1. Head Coach, Cary Bartoo, said that Joseph Shaver, senior, had a great game by helping the team with 15 points and eight rebounds....

Basketball Tournament

Varsity boys basketball

Kjerstyn Franzmeier, staff writer

December 13, 2017

The MCA boys Varsity basketball team played in the Highway 5 Classic basketball tournament on December 7th and 9th. Though the team lost 0-4, the boys plan on improving soon with the football season over. Football players that are on the basketball team now have a clear schedule to help the team win....

A Charlie Brown Field Trip


Kjerstyn Franzmeier, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

The MCA Kindergarten class had the opportunity to see the musical "A Charlie Brown Christmas" at the Dallas Children's Theater on Thursday, November 30th. The musical cast performed with live music and remained faithful to the book and movie. This trip not only included a musical, but the children also...

Lower School Pajama Day

The Lower School students line up for their pajama parade.

Kjerstyn Franzmeier, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

Cute Kids in Cute PJs



Kjerstyn Franzmeier, Staff Writer

August 30, 2017

This past Thursday, January 26th, the second grade students had their monthly chat-n-chew. Chat-n-chew is an event that occurs on the last Thursday of every month. At the beginning of the month, the students are to read a preselected novel at home throughout the month and will return to school to ch...

First Grade’s Talking Zoo

Two first grade students hold up the masks they made for the talking zoo.

Kjerstyn Franzmeier, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017

Over the past week, the first grade classes at MCA have spent their time researching animals in preparation for their talking zoo. They learned what the animals ate, what their habitat was, who their predators are, and learned how to use an index for research. The students, then, made masks of the animal...

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