The Mane Edition

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...

Pre-K student Jadon Lewis runs around the cones for the Fun Run on Thursday

Lower School BoosterThon

Gabby Gordon, staff writer April 1, 2021

On March 25 and 26, the Lower School students participated in the BoosterThon Fun Run. The students received pledges from their sponsors and ran laps inside the gym as a fundraiser to help earn money for...

The love and support for Mrs. Wilkerson is growing stronger everyday.

Mrs. Wilkerson Shows Grace and Courage in Her Battle Against Breast Cancer

Follow Kindergarten teacher, Amanda Wilkerson, on her journey to being cancer free.
Abby Thomas, staff writer March 23, 2021

Breast cancer is a life-changing event; one you cannot anticipate or plan for and one in which you have no choice. The journey is a true roller coaster and this is just the beginning for Kindergarten teacher,...

Fifth graders Megan Moates and Isabella Melton look at their friends project.

Fifth Grade Science Fair

Fifth graders have their annual science fair.
Sarah Krusing, staff writer March 23, 2021

On Tuesday, March 16 the fifth grade class had their science fair. Each year, science teacher Karen Krusing leads her students through a scientific experiment. Students picks an experiment that falls into...

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...

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