The Mane Edition

A Final Farewell

Senior Editor in Chief Lauren Rose says her final farewell.

May 15, 2020

Man who would have thought we would actually make it here, the final moments of school. No one would have ever guessed that we would finish the school year this way, but here we are. I am incredibly proud to be apart of the class of 2020, for all that we have been through this semester, I am left with...

A Letter to the Faculty

Upper School Spiritual Life Pastor Trey Postelle, Counselor John Woodruff, and football Coach Chance Gray pose for a picture after a fun pick-up game of sand volleyball at Upper School retreat.

Lauren Rose, Editor in Chief

May 8, 2020

To the teachers, staff, and administrators, There are not enough thank you's or words of gratitude to fully express or convey the love and thankfulness we as students have for you all. You have taught us to find joy in all circumstances, connect with those around us, and most importantly pursue Jesus...

A Letter to the Underclassmen

Upper School students cheer on their Lady Mustangs at the volleyball teams home opener versus Lucas Christian.

Lauren Rose, Editor in Chief

April 27, 2020

Dear Classes of 2021, 2022, and 2023, As one in the class of 2020, I want to say how much I appreciate your kind thoughts, words, and prayers to each of us as we are struggling to grip the reality of our future at MCA. I wanted to take some time to leave you with some thoughts and words since I won't...

A Time of Grief

Senior class celebrates the win of a game played at retreat.

Lauren Rose, Editor in Chief

April 23, 2020

As I prayerfully think about what to say on this platform I have been given, I am instantly filled with a mix of emotions and thoughts. Sitting here in reflection and confusion, my heart is heavy and is hurting. I vividly remember hearing from my friends and family about Governor Abbott's decision to...

A Letter To My Senior Classmates

The senior class gathered together at the Upper School retreat to be unified before school was in full swing.

Lauren Rose, Editor in Chief

March 23, 2020

Dear Class of 2020, Wow. I know none of us expected to be in this situation. None of us thought our last quarter of high school would go this way. There are so many thoughts, emotions, and feelings I want to convey to you all. For right now though,  I will attempt to keep it short and sweet. I...

Football and Volleyball Teams Close Out The Season With High Recognition

The Mustang football team runs out of the tunnel for the last home game of the season.

Lauren Rose, Editor in Chief

December 12, 2019

The varsity football and volleyball teams finished their seasons in the Fall, but both teams were recently recognized for their hard work and dedication throughout their seasons. The varsity volleyball team received accolades, including some state awards despite not making it to the state tournament. 1st Team...

Arkansas Dream Center Mission Trip

The Arkansas Mission team posed for picture in front of the Dream Center sign after helping them for five days.

Lauren Rose, staff writer

April 10, 2019

Upper School students got the opportunity to apply for different mission trips during Missions Week. One of those trips was the Arkansas Dream Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Dream Center is an after-school facility for kids to play and do homework while developing a relationship with Christ. The...

Seniors go to the Mavericks Game

A group of Seniors attends the Dallas Mavericks basketball game at the American Airlines Center.

Lauren Rose, campus editor

February 28, 2019

On February 27, the Senior students organized a night to go to a Mavericks game in Dallas. Student Body President, Mitch Boone and Vice President, Riley Pyle, led the organization and planning of the event. "Instead of going to New York and Washington D.C., we went on a fun retreat to Oklahoma this year....

Track Preview

Senior Josh Pawlish practices throwing discus while at track practice.

Lauren Rose, campus editor

February 28, 2019

With the 2019 track season coming up soon, Upper School track coach,  Coach Jerrod Butler had some things to say about this year’s team, "I am excited about the numbers that we have coming out for Track this year. It is a larger group than we've had for a couple of years, and I think that with the...

ESports Team is Launched

Lauren Rose, campus editor

February 27, 2019

Junior students Lee Leps and Aaron Phillips are apart of an ESports team that competes and represents MCA in an ESports league. They train and practice the game Fortnite on their own time for competitions that will take place in the spring season. For practice, they play duo's with other people to keep...

Second Grade takes a Field Trip

Second graders sit on top of a dinosaur statue.

Lauren Rose, campus editor

December 13, 2018

On Wednesday, November 28 the second graders went on a field trip to the Heard Museum. The Heard museum is a science museum and wildlife center located in McKinney.  This trip was for the students to finish up their study of fossils. There are many different exhibits and activities...

Grandparents and Great Friends Day

Third Grader Bella Tucker played the role of Betsy Ross in the Grandparents Day program.

Lauren Rose, campus editor

November 29, 2018

On November 16, the Lower School held an event for their grandparents and great friends. This annual event happens the Friday before Thanksgiving break. The program is about patriotism and featured scenes about Betsy Ross, a World War II soldier, and the author of the Star Spangled Banner, Francis Scott...

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