The Mane Edition

This years seniors nominated for homecoming court.

2021 Homecoming Court and Dance

Samantha Youngblood, Editor-In-Chief September 30, 2021

A yearly tradition at McKinney Christian Academy is homecoming court. Each year, Upper School students are nominated for homecoming court by their fellow classmates. One boy and one girl from each grade...

Junior Matthew McDowell asked Junior Sarah Krusing after a home volleyball game.

2021 Homecoming Proposals

Samantha Youngblood, Editor-In-Chief September 16, 2021

Each year, MCA hosts a homecoming game and dance. These traditions are cherished by many MCA Upper School Students. For the dance, students have the option to go with a group, or to go with a date....

Junior, Karson Kuykendall after winning first place and Reserve Grand Champion at the baking competition.

Karson In The Kitchen

Samantha Youngblood, Editor-In-Chief September 13, 2021

Junior, Karson Kuykendall has a hidden talent of baking. Kuykendall discovered baking as a creative outlet in which she gets to share with others. Kuykendall says, "It is a easy for me to create new things...

The seniors pose for a photo before leaving the retreat center.

Returning to Riverbend for 2021 Retreat

The Upper School students attend their annual retreat at Riverbend Retreat Center.
Samantha Youngblood, Editor-In-Chief September 1, 2021

To kick off the beginning of the school year, the Upper School Students traveled to Riverbend Retreat Center for the annual Upper School Retreat. This year was the first time for MCA to host this retreat...

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...

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