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Senior Spotlight: McKeni Adkins

Senior Spotlight: McKeni Adkins

Annie Weichel, Editor-In-Chief May 17, 2021

McKeni Adkins has been a student at McKinney Christian Academy for nine years. During her time at MCA, she has participated in varsity basketball, varsity golf and varsity cross country. In her free time,...

The seniors being prayed over at senior chapel.

Senior Chapel for 2021 Graduates

Samantha Youngblood, Campus Editor May 16, 2021

Last Friday, May 7 was McKinney Christian Academy's annual senior chapel. This chapel gives the Upper School students and staff a chance to recognize and celebrate the seniors and their plans for the upcoming...

The MCA Varsity Baseball team gathers for a picture after a good game.

Varsity Baseball Team Closes Their Season and Makes History at State Semi-Finals

After putting up a fight, the Mustangs close their baseball season with a loss against Southwest Christian at State-Semi Finals
Samantha Youngblood, Campus Editor May 16, 2021

After winning historic Regional Championship win, the Varsity Baseball team advanced to State Semi-Finals. The Mustangs played on May 12 in Waco, Texas against Southwest Christian. Many MCA fans made the...

Senior Spotlight: Kate Lord and Bryce Atwood

Senior Spotlight: Kate Lord and Bryce Atwood

Annie Weichel , Editor-In-Chief May 16, 2021

Kate Lord has been attending McKinney Christian Academy for 12 years. During her time at MCA, she was in cross country in eighth grade, was in art sophomore year, vocal ensemble freshmen and senior year...

Dr. Mcginn playing with Cowboy at the beach in Long Beach, California.

MCA Student Body Raises Money for McGinn’s New Service Dog

Bible teacher and veteran, Dr. McGinn gets a new service dog named Cowboy.
Samantha Youngblood, Campus Editor May 10, 2021

McKinney Christian Academy's beloved Bible teacher and veteran Dr. McGinn is in the process of getting a new service dog. After the sudden loss of his first service dog Tillie, McGinn started to look for...

A group of junior boys making a dance circle at Prom.

A Night At The Star: Prom 2021

Samantha Youngblood, Campus Editor April 29, 2021

McKinney Christian Academy hosted Prom Saturday, April 24 at The Star in Frisco. The dance lasted from 8:30 to 11 p.m. The Star provided snacks like cotton candy, cookies and sliders as well as drinks....

A shot of all the students at Easter Chapel from the Upper School

Special Upper School Easter Chapel

Upper school holds unique chapel.
Samantha Youngblood, Campus Editor April 1, 2021

The MCA Upper School students had the opportunity to experience chapel in a new way this past Friday, March 26. Instead of having two separate chapels and being inside, chapel was held outside by the cross...

The Varsity cheer team at their previous competition.

Varsity Cheer Team Earns a Bid to Nationals

Varsity cheer team competes in UCA Virtual Competition, and earns a bid to Nationals.
Samantha Youngblood, Campus Editor January 29, 2021

After winning state-runner-up in their division at the TAPPS State Cheer Competition, the varsity cheer team decided to keep competing towards their next goal, Nationals. The team registered for the UCA...

The Varsity Cheerleaders with their medals after placing second.

Varsity Cheer Team Places Second in State

The Varsity Cheer Team place as State Runner-Ups at the TAPPS State Cheer Championship.
Samantha Youngblood, Campus Editor December 12, 2020

The varsity cheer team competed in the 2020 TAPPS State Cheer Championship Monday, December 7. The girls specifically competed in the Division Five Spirit Squad against seven other schools. The cheerleaders...

Jared Hughes pitching for the Mets. (courtesy)

The Physics of Pitching

MLB pitcher, Jared Hughes shows students how physics relates to baseball
Samantha Youngblood, Campus Editor December 8, 2020

Junior physics students had the pleasure of getting to Zoom with Major League Baseball Pitcher, Jared Hughes on November 20. Jared has been working with Barton Smith, a professor of Mechanical Engineering...

The Lady Mustangs celebrate right after their win.

Lady Mustangs Advance to the Regional Finals

The Lady Mustangs secure a victory advancing into the next round of playoffs.
Samantha Youngblood, Campus Editor November 12, 2020

The Lady Mustangs played their first playoff game against Southwest Christian on Tuesday, November 10th. With everyone on the edge of their seats, the Mustangs took the victory in the fifth and final set....

Fifth grade students observing different books during the book tasting.

What Book Would You Choose?

Fifth grade experiences a new twist in education with book tasting.
Samantha Youngblood, Campus Editor October 30, 2020

On October 21, 5th grade students had the opportunity to participate in a "Book Tasting". The purpose of the book tasting was for students to decide which book club to be in over the course of the next...

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