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This years seniors nominated for homecoming court.

2021 Homecoming Court and Dance

Samantha Youngblood, Editor-In-Chief September 30, 2021

A yearly tradition at McKinney Christian Academy is homecoming court. Each year, Upper School students are nominated for homecoming court by their fellow classmates. One boy and one girl from each grade...

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...

Pictured are the students who were recognized by College Board.

Students Honored Through College Board Recognition Program

Reed Lannom, staff writer September 20, 2021

This year, multiple students from McKinney Christian Academy have been recognized for the College Board Recognition program. The College Board administers the SAT and PSAT college entrance exams and also...

Junior Matthew McDowell asked Junior Sarah Krusing after a home volleyball game.

2021 Homecoming Proposals

Samantha Youngblood, Editor-In-Chief September 16, 2021

Each year, MCA hosts a homecoming game and dance. These traditions are cherished by many MCA Upper School Students. For the dance, students have the option to go with a group, or to go with a date....

Team MCA poses with their first place trophies at the finish line.

Team MCA Takes On McKinney Triathlon

McKinney Christian Academy gathers a team of three to participate in the McKinney Playtri Triathlon.
Abby Thomas, Sports Editor September 9, 2021

On Sunday morning, August 29, McKinney Christian Academy gathered a team of three to participate in the Playtri McKinney Triathlon at Craig Ranch Fitness and Spa. Junior Tiffany Nordstrom swam the 300...

Senior Jay Johnson does a cartwheel over his parking spot.

Senior Spots 2021

Seniors painted their parking spots outside the Upper School.
Tyler Swearingen, staff writer September 9, 2021

For the fourth year in a row, seniors have had the opportunity to paint their parking spots outside the Upper School. This privilege is a way for the seniors to show their creativity and decorate their...

The seniors pose for a photo before leaving the retreat center.

Returning to Riverbend for 2021 Retreat

The Upper School students attend their annual retreat at Riverbend Retreat Center.
Samantha Youngblood, Editor-In-Chief September 1, 2021

To kick off the beginning of the school year, the Upper School Students traveled to Riverbend Retreat Center for the annual Upper School Retreat. This year was the first time for MCA to host this retreat...

The Lady Mustangs come together to celebrate after winning the point.

Volleyball Tournament of Champions

Lady Mustangs finish third in the 12th annual Tournament of Champions.
Sarah Krusing, Campus Editor August 30, 2021

This past weekend the Lady Mustangs volleyball team hosted the twelfth annual Tournament of Champions. This tournament consisted of 16 teams playing four pool play games with the top two teams in each...

The MCA Varsity Baseball team gathers for a picture after a good game.

Varsity Baseball Team Closes Their Season and Makes History at State Semi-Finals

After putting up a fight, the Mustangs close their baseball season with a loss against Southwest Christian at State-Semi Finals
Samantha Youngblood, Campus Editor May 16, 2021

After winning historic Regional Championship win, the Varsity Baseball team advanced to State Semi-Finals. The Mustangs played on May 12 in Waco, Texas against Southwest Christian. Many MCA fans made the...

Senior Spotlight: Kate Lord and Bryce Atwood

Senior Spotlight: Kate Lord and Bryce Atwood

Annie Weichel , Editor-In-Chief May 16, 2021

Kate Lord has been attending McKinney Christian Academy for 12 years. During her time at MCA, she was in cross country in eighth grade, was in art sophomore year, vocal ensemble freshmen and senior year...

Senior Annie Weichel posing in her cap and gown outside of the McKinney Christian Academy upper school.

A Farewell Letter

Annie Weichel, Editor-In-Chief May 14, 2021

Dear class of 2021,  To be honest I never thought I would still be attending McKinney Christian Academy by my senior year and yet here I am more thankful than ever that I decided to stay. There are...

This years 2021 MCA Kingdom Life recipients.

McKinney Christian Academy Annual Academic Awards Ceremony

The annual Academic Awards Ceremony honors outstanding students and their achievements.
Abby Thomas, staff writer May 11, 2021

The annual Academic Award Ceremony was held on Friday, April 30, in the Student Life Center. McKinney Christian Academy exists to honor Jesus Christ by teaching students to live biblically through education...

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