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Upper School ends the retreat with singing the MCA Fight Song.

Upper School Kicks Off The Year With Retreat

MCA organizes a retreat filled with fun, worship and class bonding
Sarah Krusing, Editor-In-Chief August 17, 2022

On Wednesday August 10 and Thursday August 11, McKinney Christian Academy’s Upper School students headed out to Riverbend Retreat center for the annual high school retreat. This retreat gave students...

Senior Kaden Siebrasse jumps to the beat.

Dancing the Night Away at Prom

Sarah Krusing, Campus Editor April 28, 2022

On Saturday, April 23 McKinney Christian Academy held the 2022 Upper School Prom at the Dallas Star in Frisco. Students traded their uniforms for dresses and suits from 8:00 to 11:00 so they could take...

Student canoe down the Rio Grande River.

Eighth Grade STEM Big Bend Trip

Sarah Krusing, Campus Editor April 13, 2022

On March 28, Eighth grade STEM science class loaded up the bus to head to Big Bend National Park in Alpine, Texas. On this trip students got to use their knowledge on the things that they had been learning...

Junior Leigh Evan Kitzmiller and Sophomore Jacob Dover-Smith dance to “Beauty and the Beast.”

Upper School Theater Performs Beauty and The Beast

Sarah Krusing, Campus Editor March 30, 2022

On March 24 and 25 the McKinney Christian Academy Upper School Theatre produced their Spring Musical Beauty and the Beast. This show was the largest that MCA has produced. Fine Arts Director Julie...

Sophomores Reagan Pogue and Grace Krause paint the outside of the house.

Disaster Relief Mission Trip

Sarah Krusing, Campus Editor March 20, 2022

During McKinney Christian Academy’s annual mission week, select senior students had the opportunity to travel down to Houston, Texas to help with disaster relief from the ice storm last February. Students...

Students put their hands in the air for DJ K Sprinkles.

Winter Formal 2022

Sarah Krusing, Campus Editor January 25, 2022

On Saturday January 22, McKinney Christian Academy had its annual Winter Formal Dance. The dance was held at Rock Creek Ranch from 8:30 to 11:00. The dance started out slow, but picked up with DJ K Sprinkles...

The varsity girls soccer team poses for a picture after another Mustang win.

Mustang Soccer Face off the Stars

Girls and boys soccer head to BHA to face on in district.
Breckin Billington, staff writer January 25, 2022

On January 23, the McKinney Christian Academy boys soccer team traveled to Garland to face off Brighter Horizons Academy. The Mustangs fought hard but ended up losing 6-2. The first goal was scored by...

Junior Brooke Jensen raising money to Secure a Cure for LLS.

Secure a Cure for Cancer

Sarah Krusing, Campus Editor January 18, 2022

Each year students are selected by Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to raise money to find a cure for blood cancer and support families. Junior Brooke Jensen has been nominated for LLS’s 2022 Students of...

Sophomore Wyatt Tessier competes against students from other school.

First Debate Competition in Two Years

McKinney Christian Academy students compete in Lincoln Douglas Debate Competition.
Sarah Krusing, Campus Editor November 16, 2021

On Saturday November 6, three of McKinney Christian Academy’s debate students competed in Holy Trinity’s 17th Annual Trinity Classic Lincoln Douglas Debate Competition. The topic was “When in conflict...

Sophomores Aiden Ewing and Jackson Iseneker pose for a picture with their jazz instruments.

New Members in the All-State Jazz Band

Sophomore students compete for a spot in the TPSMEA All-State Jazz Band.
Sarah Krusing, Campus Editor November 15, 2021

On November 13th, sophomores Aiden Ewing and Jackson Iseneker earned spots in the Texas Private School Music Educators Association All-State Jazz band. They competed against 16 other private schools in...

Upper School Principal Laura Smith and Academic Counselor Kate Perry pose with Seniors Kole Medders and Abby Dahl.

McKinney Rotary Club Student of the Month

Seniors Kole Medders and Abby Dahl are recognized by the Mckinney Rotary Club
Sarah Krusing, Campus Editor November 1, 2021

The McKinney Rotary Club recognized seniors Abby Dahl and Kole Medders as students of the month of October. The Rotary Club is an organization whose goal is to help the McKinney community and teach high...

Middle School Homecoming Court.

Middle School Homecoming Week

Sarah Krusing, Campus Editor October 1, 2021

Middle school students had the opportunity to show some school spirit and dress up during the week leading up to homecoming. On Monday, each grade wore a different color. Sixth grade wore red, seventh...

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