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The students got to pet a tortoise

5th Grade Field Trip

McKinney Christian Academy fifth graders took a field trip to Cathy's Critters.
Allie Stephenson, staff writer May 16, 2022

The McKinney Christian Academy fifth graders went on a field trip to Cathy's Critters for their Big doG's service project. Cathy's Critters is an outdoor farm and zoo that has wild animals. The students...

First Graders dress up on  Bug Day.

Lower School Bug Day

Allie Stephenson, staff writer May 2, 2022

On March 30th, the McKinney Christian Academy Lower School students participated in Bug Day. Bug Day is when the Lower School students dress up as different bugs or insects and participate in fun activities....

The 5th grade Lil Stangs pose for a photo.

Lil Stangs Football Season Comes to a Close

Fourth and fifth grade Lil Stangs football season comes to an end.
Tyler Swearingen, staff writer November 20, 2021

The Lil Stangs football team's season has come to an end. The fourth grade team finished the season in second place with six wins and four losses. They lost their last game in the championships to the...

2021 Bingo Night

2021 Bingo Night

MCA held its annual Bingo night on the 13th
Reed Lannom, staff writer November 17, 2021

On Saturday, November 13th Mckinney Christian Academy held its annual Bingo Night in the Student Life Center. Bingo Night has been a tradition at MCA for over ten years now and is organized by the...

Fourth grade Lil Stangs volleyball team.

Lil Stangs Volleyball

Lil Stangs Volleyball season comes to a close.
Allie Stephenson, staff writer November 16, 2021

The McKinney Christian Academy Lower School Lil Stangs just finished their fall season of volleyball. There were five teams that participated in the volleyball league. The fifth grade team got second place...

New Director of Student Ministries, Student Activities and Bible teacher Rebekah Bennett.

2021-2022 New Teachers

MCA starts the school year with nine new teachers.
Reed Lannom, staff writer September 20, 2021

Starting a new school year brings new changes. MCA has been blessed with the addition of nine new teachers this school year. There are five new Lower School teachers, two new Middle School teachers and...

Cindy Hamilton has served MCA since 2006.

Kindergarten Says Farewell to Mrs. Hamilton

McKinney Christian Academy remembers the years Kindergarten teacher Cindy Hamilton has taught as she goes into retirement.
Korey Vita, staff writer May 12, 2021

Kindergarten teacher Cindy Hamilton is retiring after teaching at McKinney Christian Academy since 2006. Hamilton started at MCA as the Kindergarten Teacher's Assistant for Karen Stewart who retired last...

The students got their kites high up in the air.

Kite Day

Gabby Gordon, staff writer May 12, 2021

Lower School had a blast at Kite Day on Friday, May 7. Every year in the spring, all of Lower School gets a day to fly kites. Each of the grades came out to the football and practice fields during part...

Karen Krusing moves to the Middle School to teach sixth and seventh grade.

Krusing Moves to Middle School

Fifth grade teacher Karen Krusing moves from Lower School to Middle School to teach sixth and seventh grade.
Korey Vita, staff writer May 12, 2021

Fifth grade teacher Karen Krusing is moving from Lower School to Middle School next school year. Krusing has taught for 22 years  and has served as fifth grade teacher at McKinney Christian Academy...

Fifth graders singing their song during graduation.

5th Grade Graduation Night

Fifth graders celebrate graduation night as they go into middle school next year.
Summer Utzig, staff writer May 12, 2021

On Monday, May 10th, the fifth graders graduated from Lower School. During graduation, they sang "So Long, Farewell", said what they were thankful for, received many individual awards along with gifts...

Some of the lower and middle school club volleyball players pose for a picture.

The Club Volleyball Players of McKinney Christian Academy

The club volleyball players of McKinney Christian Academy are recognized.
Sky Miller, staff writer May 5, 2021

This year McKinney Christian Academy has numerous student-athletes that play club volleyball outside of school. These student-athletes have up to three practices a week and about ten tournaments throughout...

Second graders enjoy playing a game outside.

Lower School Colonial Day

Second grade spends their day doing colonial activities.
Laney LeBlanc, staff writer May 4, 2021

On April 22nd, the second graders spent their day doing Colonial inspired activities. Students got to dress up in Colonial clothes such as dresses and hats. They played old timey games such as checkers...

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