The Mane Edition

National Honors Society Update

National Honors Society is a great organization that provides high schoolers to increase their educational values of scholarships, service, leadership, and character.

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer

April 24, 2020

With the year winding down and school almost over, a very popular topic around the MCA Upper School campus is the induction of becoming a National Honors Society (NHS) member. NHS provides high schoolers commitment to four main pillars, scholarship, service, leadership and character. Besides being a ...

Cancellation of Spring Sports

After a long fought game, the baseball team poses for a picture after an away game.

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer

April 3, 2020

In these past couple of months, our world has been flipped upside down leading to many changes in our daily lives. At McKinney Christian Academy, many changes were implemented to the daily routine such as no uniforms, online school, and being able to sleep in. Along with all these modification...

Arkansas Dream Center Mission

The whole Arkansas group poses for a picture after a couple hours of manual labor.

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer

March 31, 2020

The Arkansas Dream Center mission statement states: “Our goal is to see every Arkansan chasing after their God-given dream!” For missions week, a group of 27 junior and senior students came together in support of the Dream Center and the kids it impacts daily. For many, the most influential port...

Lady Mustangs First Round of Playoffs

Lady Mustangs First Round of Playoffs

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer

February 20, 2020

On Tuesday, February 18 the McKinney Christian Academy varsity girls basketball team traveled down to Austin to compete in their first round of playoffs against Austin St. Michael's Crusaders on their home court The Lady Mustangs put up a good fight with senior Jolie Clow leading the team in points ...

From Lil Stangs Champs to Middle School Champs

Going back to 2014, 5 of these boys are now in the middle school championship where they are going to fight for the 1st place trophy once again.

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer

February 13, 2020

Five 8th grade boys: David Roller, Liam Corley, Nick Catullo, Griffin Post, and Max Luna have played together since ‘Lil Stangs. In 2014, the boys won their ‘Lil Stangs division, now in 2020 they are battling together to win their Middle School division. Facing McKinney Christian Academy’s r...

MCA Basketball Makes History

Sophomore Zeke Long shoots a three point shot early in the game. Long went on to be the leading scorer for the Mustangs.

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer

February 4, 2020

On January 31, the Mustang varsity basketball teams traveled to Prince of Peace to face their rivals one last time before the regular season ends. Going into overtime in both boy's and girl's games, the Mustangs walked out with the victories for all teams. The girls put up a miraculous 55 points ...

Middle School Girls Basketball Wins their Final Tournament of the Season.

After a hard fought tournament, the Lady Stangs pose for one last picture after their tournament win.

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer

January 23, 2020

On January 18, McKinney Christian Academy's Middle School girls basketball team travelled to Princeton to compete in the Princeton Tournament. Playing all day Saturday, they competed against three different schools in a round robin tournament. Fighting against Southard Middle School, Clark Junior Hig...

Mustang Soccer at Prince of Peace

After a long fought game, Emma Bryant stares down the goalie as she attempts to score her PK.

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer

January 15, 2020

After a strong start to the season, the Mustangs and Lady Mustangs soccer teams take a trip to MCA’s rival school, Prince of Peace, to compete in their first district game. Boy’s soccer contended well, with sophomore Maddox Pederson scoring the only goal for the Mustangs. Although the boys came out with...

The Origin of the Christmas Tree

Being placed anywhere from a hallway to even a library, the Christmas tree is placed in a variety of locations.

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer

December 15, 2019

Originating back to Germany, Egypt, and Rome; the history of the symbolic evergreen tree, also known as the Christmas tree, started in the 16th century. Crediting most of its history to Germany, these three countries helped play a big role in the Christmas tree’s iconic history. First inspired by the ...

Leopard Fall Classic Golf Tournament

The Mustangs celebrate their first fall win of the season at The Course at Watters Creek.

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer

November 7, 2019

After a great finish in the spring season, being TAPPS 5A District Champs, the golf team started their season off at The Course at Watters Creek. The Mustangs competed in the Leopard Fall Classic Golf Tournament. This tournament was a UIL competition that was hosted by Lovejoy High School. Eight team...

Cross Country Fights for the State Title

After the race, the runners gathered together to celebrate and take a lot of pictures of the memorable event.

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer

October 30, 2019

In previous years, MCA Cross Country has been known to finish at the top in the TAPPS state meet, with the guys placing in the top five and the girls placing in the top 15 for seven straight years. Therefore, expectations were high when the team was sent off on Sunday. The state warm up was the prev...

Battle at the Hill

The varsity boys huddle together to get a prayer in before the race. They start every race with this, so they know they're not just running this race for themselves, but also for Christ.

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer

October 23, 2019

For the fourth straight year, cross country traveled to Stephenville, nearly three hours away, to compete in the Stephenville Thrill of The Hill meet. The difficulty of the course is often overlooked, as the meet’s namesake is the massive hill in the center of Stephenville City Park. The course comprised...

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