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4th Grade Lego Catapult Challenge

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 thousands of legos to help students build  catapults. Students split into groups and chose the most...

Nana Pudding

Nana Pudding

Belle Kanz, staff writer

February 5, 2020

Nana Pudding, a popular Christian puppet show, came to Lower School chapel Monday, January 27, to put on the annual show. Every year Dennis Lee, a ventriloquist, performs a show with his many puppets. He often has an overall theme and shares an important lesson through his puppets and comedy. This year's...

100th Day of School

100th Day of School

Belle Kanz, staff writer

January 30, 2020

The MCA Lower School students celebrated the 100th day of school on Tuesday, January 28.  The 100th day of school is an annual tradition the lower school celebrates. It is also a milestone in the school year and lets the students have a day full of activities. Each grade level celebrated in different...

Lil Stangs’ Football Wins the Super Bowl

Lil Stangs’ Football Wins the Super Bowl

Sam Harrell, Sports Editor

December 12, 2019

From kindergarten to third-grade, nine of the 11 Lil Stangs' football players have been playing on the same 7 v 7 football team. They are currently on their fifth season together as players and friends. The team finished their regular season with a record of 4-3-1, which ended up advancing the team into...

How Classes Celebrate Christmas

How Classes Celebrate Christmas

Belle Kanz, staff writer

December 10, 2019

Christmas is coming soon, and many Lower School classes are preparing to celebrate the holiday season with a party, or by making crafts like cards or ornaments. The second and fourth grades will both be having parties as a class. Fourth grade's theme is giving to others. At their party, they will...

Lil Stangs Soccer

Lil Stangs Soccer

John Delatte, staff writer

November 20, 2019

The Lil Stangs Kinder soccer team just finished up their season placing third in the PSA “A” division with a winning record of 4-3-1. The majority of the team had never played soccer before, but by the end of the season they were playing positions correctly and getting into formations fo...

2nd Grade Field Trip the Heard Museum

2nd Grade Field Trip the Heard Museum

Angelina Li, staff writer

October 21, 2019

The Heard Museum, a wildlife preserve in McKinney, was the destination of the annual second grade field trip. Second grade teachers, Denise Francis and Shannon Atherton, along with six chaperons, guided the kids to the museum this year. A docent, a museum guide, led the kids and chaperons on a trail...

See You At The Pole

See You At The Pole

Angelina Li, staff writer

September 26, 2019

"See You at the Pole" is a devotional in the morning led by Campus Pastor Trey Postelle, which took place on September 25, 2019. Upper School and Middle School met at the cross from 7:15 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Postelle led the event and had the students split into groups to pray for missionaries, world leaders,...

4th Grade Field Trip

4th Grade Field Trip

Maura Cueva, staff writer

May 13, 2019

On Tuesday, April 30, the 4th grade class went to the Fort Worth Stockyards and participated in the Four Hours of Fun Tour. During the tour, the students saw the Fort Worth Cattle Drive, the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, completed a walking tour, ate at Ricky’s Trailboss Burgers, saw the Fort Worth Her...

5th Grade Takes on Two Museums in Dallas

5th Grade Takes on Two Museums in Dallas

Elizabeth Etheredge, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

Thursday, April 4, the fifth-grade class took a trip to Dallas for the day to learn more about the Holocaust and the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Students visited The Holocaust Museum and The Sixth Floor Museum. The Holocaust Museum serves as a "living memorial to the Holocaust" that inspires people w...

First Grade Bug Day

First Grade Bug Day

Madi Cheatham, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

Bug Day is a day the first graders spend dressed like bugs and learn about them. The students ate food that looked like insects, crawled around while doing crafts, and played games to start off the morning. The students also got to hold and look closely at spiders, wasps, and other small insects ...

Where Did Those 25 Cents Go?

Where Did Those 25 Cents Go?

Elizabeth Etheredge, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Monday, March 25, the Lower School had a special visitor in Chapel, Paige Galloway from CASA of Collin County. Galloway told the Lower School students about CASA and what they do. CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates. Their work centers around promoting and protecting the best interes...

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