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2021 new students

MCA Welcomes in New Students for the New Year

The spring semester brings in nine new students.
Angelina Li, staff writer January 15, 2021

Nine new students have joined the student body of McKinney Christian Academy this semester. Second grader Filipe Cunha transferred from Press Elementary and in his free time he enjoys spending time with...

Fourth grade blue team poses for a picture after winning the championship game.

Big Weekend for Lil Stangs Football

Three Lil Stangs Flag Football teams make it to the championship.
Blake McGraw, staff writer November 9, 2020

Saturday October 31 was the biggest day of the season for Lil Stangs football. The fifth-grade team competed in the semi-finals against the Wolves fighting until the end. Sadly, their season would come...

After their game, the first grade Lil Stangs  take a group picture with first grade teacher Elise McKeller.

Lil Stangs Soccer Season Ending

Wrapping up Lil Stangs fall soccer.
Gabby Gordon, staff writer November 9, 2020

The Lil Stangs soccer teams seasons have come to an end this month. The players learned new things and fought well throughout their games. Kindergarten coach Stacy Weller remarks, "The most memorable part...

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...

Fourth graders Maddie Anderson and Valesca Cormney pose for a photo on Pajama Day.

Lower School Pajama Day

Sarah Krusing, staff writer October 26, 2020

This past Friday was Pajama Day in Lower School. Every October the Lower School students put away their uniforms and keep on their pajamas. Usually there is a parade where the fifth graders walk down the...

Second grader Griffin McAnally and Mejan family pose for a photo while waiting for the next call.

Bring on the B-I-N-G-O

Lower school held a bingo night for MCA Families
Sarah Krusing, staff writer October 13, 2020

There were lots of Bingo cheers in the Student Life Center this past Saturday. McKinney Christian Academy held their annual Family Bingo Night. To start the night off, all the families hustled in to...

Lil Stangs cheer performs during the second quarter at the homecoming football game.

Lil Stangs Introduction At Homecoming

Gabby Gordon, staff writer October 8, 2020

The Lil Stangs fall sports teams were recognized during the varsity Mustangs homecoming football game last Friday. Each team ran across the track for all of the fans in the stands could cheer them on....

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...

Fifth grade Big DoG's group poses for a picture after discussing their topic together.

Who Let the Big DoGs Out

Fifth graders have first Big DoGs meeting of the year.
Sarah Krusing, staff writer September 23, 2020

Friday, September 18 was the first Big DoG's meeting of the 2020 school year. Big DoG's is a program for fifth graders where they learn about living a life of discipleship. Being the oldest kids in lower...

First grader Judah Lewis takes a big step preparing to kick the ball.

Lil Stangs Soccer Kicks off the Season

Gabby Gordon, staff writer September 21, 2020

On Saturday, September 12 McKinney Christian Academy’s Lil Stangs soccer program began an exciting new season. With a kindergarten, first and second grade team these mighty Mustangs are prepared to represent...

The third grade Lil Stangs get set for the next play

Season Opener Success For Lil Stangs Football

Blake McGraw, staff writer September 21, 2020

The Lil Stangs football teams started their season this past weekend and were all able pull out a win. The fifth grade team played in a low-scoring game and were able to walk away with a 6-0 win against...

New teachers join MCA.

Despite COVID-19, MCA Expands Their Faculty

Angelina Li, staff writer August 27, 2020

It’s a new school year bringing in new changes. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic McKinney Christian Academy has been working hard to push through. That being said, the mustangs have expanded their staff...

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