The Mane Edition

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...

Junior co-captain, Maddie Simmons teaching the 4th graders their dance.

The Future Cheerleaders of MCA

Varsity and Middle School cheerleaders put on a Lil Stangs clinic for the Lower School girls.
Samantha Youngblood, Campus Editor October 2, 2020

This past Saturday, September 26, the Varsity and Middle School cheerleaders held their annual Lil Stangs clinic for Lower School girls. The Middle School cheerleaders led the kindergarten and 1st graders...

Senior Maggie George poses with her parking spot

Check Out the Seniors Concrete Canvas on Campus

Samantha Youngblood, campus editor August 25, 2020

For the third year in a row, seniors have had the privilege to paint their parking spots outside of the Upper School. The parking spots are a way for the seniors to express their creativity and maybe even...

Mrs. Kuykendall waving at her students at her birthday parade.

Birthdays via Quarantine

Samantha Youngblood, staff writer May 12, 2020

Due to the stay at home and social distancing orders, many people aren't able to celebrate their birthday how they would like to. However, some MCA students have come up with creative ways to celebrate...

Headmasters and Honor Roll Awards

2019-2020 Upper School Headmaster and Honor Roll Awards

Samantha Youngblood, staff writer May 5, 2020

2019-2020 Upper School Headmaster and Honor Roll Awards 2020 Headmaster's Award Students placed on the Headmaster’s List achieved a GPA exceeding a 4.0 at the end of the third quarter for the current...

Sophomores group together in front of a statue at Baylor University for a picture.

2020 Sophomore College Tour

Samantha Youngblood, staff writer March 31, 2020

Each year, McKinney Christian's sophomore class embarks on a college tour during missions week to get a head start on the college selection process. This year, the class of 2022 visited nine colleges...

Fourth graders, Dusty Thibodeaux and Wheeler Clayton with their lego catapult

4th Grade Lego Catapult Challenge

Samantha Youngblood, staff writer February 18, 2020

On February 6th, the 4th grade students had the opportunity to learn a little bit about physics with the Perot Museum. A few staff members from the Perot Museum arrived at McKinney Christian Academy with...

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