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The class of 2025 pose for a picture at Sky Ranch Retreat.

Eighth Graders Take a Trip to Sky Ranch

The eighth grade class go to Sky Ranch in Van, Texas.
Sky Miller, staff writer May 14, 2021

Every year the eighth-grade class takes a three-day trip. This year is was to Sky Ranch in Van, Texas. The class left Wednesday, March 5 and returned Friday, March 7. Sky Ranch is a Christian Camp for...

Kristi Clark hs served MCA for 20 years.

Long Time Middle School Teacher Kristi Clark Retires

Clark has served at MCA for 20 years.
Tyler Swearingen, staff writer May 12, 2021

Kristi Clark has taught at McKinney Christian Academy for 20 years. When she started teaching here she taught all subjects in a self-contained class then a year later MCA expanded their faculty so she...

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...

Upper School ensemble and choir and Middle School choir sing together.

MCA Upper and Middle School Put On Motown Choir Dinner Show

The Upper School ensemble, choir and Middle School choir puts on a dinner show for guests May 8.
Angelina Li, staff writer May 11, 2021

Middle and Upper School choir put on a spring concert on Saturday, May 8. The concert started at 6:30 p.m. and ended at 8 p.m. The Upper School ensemble, Upper School choir, and Middle School choir sang...

Eighth grader Marc Jensen takes the mound.

Middle School Baseball Wins the Championship

Zeke Long, staff writer May 10, 2021

On April 30, the Mustangs played against Grapevine Faith in the TAPPS District Championship game at the Star in Euless, Texas. The Mustangs came out dominate with eighth grader Marc Jensen pitching,...

Both teams bow their heads and pray together before beginning the match.

Softball Advances To The Championship

Sky Miller May 7, 2021

After a big victory against Grapevine Faith in the semifinals, the Middle School Softball team advanced to the championship. Thursday, April 29 the Middle School Softball team played in the championship...

Sixth grader Jonathon Rincones-Peters receives his Patriot's Pen certificate.

MCA Has a Patriots Pen Winner

Sixth grade student wins essay competition.
Sarah Krusing, staff writer May 7, 2021

Each year, the Veterans of Foreign Wars have a patriotic essay competition for middle schoolers across the country called Patriot's Pen. This year's topic was "What Patriotism Means to Me." Sixth and seventh...

Graphic design II's pieces are hung on panels at the entrance of the exhibit.

The Spring Art Show of 2021

Middle and Upper School Art and Graphic Design II feature their artwork in the spring art show.
Angelina Li, staff writer May 5, 2021

Thursday, April 29, MCA Art teacher, Deidre Sickles hosted the Spring Art Show. Middle School's Art show went from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Upper School's Art show continued on after and ended at 8:00 p.m....

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...

7th Grader Natalie Siebrasse participates in the long jump.

Girls’ 4x100m Relay Team Almost Breaks School Record

The relay team was .3 seconds short of the record.
Laney LeBlanc, staff writer May 3, 2021

On April 19th, the Middle School track team travelled to Prince of Peace Christian School for a track meet. The team participated in events such as the long jump, 4x200, 100, and much more.  The girls...

Eighth grader Judd Witte makes the play in the infield.

Middle School Baseball Advances to the Championship

Mustangs defeat Shelton 6-2 in the semifinals of the District Tournament
Zeke Long, staff writer April 30, 2021

The Middle School Mustangs' baseball team played against Shelton in the semifinals of the District Tournament this Tuesday. The Mustangs went on to win the game with a score of 6-2, increasing their record...

Eighth grader Ella Van Voorst in motion as she pitches the ball.

Middle School Softball Wins on Last Hit of the Game

Girls softball team plays in two games winning one and losing another.
Summer Utzig, staff writer April 22, 2021

On Tuesday, April 13 the Middle School softball team played away against Trinity Christian Academy. They came up short losing 10-6. Eighth graders Ryan Tessier, Ella Van Voorst and 7th grader Riley Jones...

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