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Noah Wheeler and Kadence Ackmann

Wheeler and Ackmann Named MCA Athletes of the Year

staff writer , staff writer May 17, 2023

            Junior Noah Wheeler and sophomore Kadence Ackmann have been named the first ever McKinney Christian Academy Male and Female Athletes...

Abby Thomas (left) and Sarah Krusing (right).

Senior Spotlight: Abby Thomas and Sarah Krusing

Seniors Abby Thomas and Sarah Krusing
Sarah Krusing, Editor-In-Chief May 12, 2023

Today's Senior Spotlight is seniors Abby Thomas and Sarah Krusing. Thomas has been attending McKinney Christian Academy for the past four years. In her time at MCA, she has been involved in varsity...

Seniors Nate McMahon and Tiffany Nordstrom

Senior Spotlight: Tiffany Nordstrom and Nate McMahon

Seniors Tiffany Nordstrom and Nate McMahon.
Sarah Krusing, Editor-In-Chief May 11, 2023

Today’s Senior Spotlights are seniors Tiffany Nordstrom and Nate McMahon. Nordstrom has been attending McKinney Christian Academy for two and a half years. In her time at MCA, she has been involved...

The Mustangs dog pile on the field as soon as the last strike is thrown.

The MCA Mustangs Varsity Baseball Team Is Headed To the State Tournament

On Monday, April 9, the MCA Mustangs Varsity Baseball Team Defeated Brook Hill To Move On To the TAPPS Division III State Tournament
Kody Zbranek, staff writer May 11, 2023

On Monday April 9, the McKinney Christian Academy Varsity baseball team travelled to Grand Saline, Texas to play Brook Hill out of Bullard, Texas. Since this was a regional playoff game, it was held...

Seniors Summer Utzig (left) and Alexa Harriman (right).

Senior Spotlight: Alexa Harriman and Summer Utzig

Sarah Krusing , Editor-In-Chief May 9, 2023

Today's senior spotlight is Alexa Harriman and Summer Utzig. Harriman has been going to McKinney Christian Academy for seven years. While at MCA, Harriman has been involved with track and cross country,...

4x400m Team, sophomore Kadence Ackmann, senior Belle Kanz, senior Leigh Kitzmiller, and Jaden Brock.

Mustang Track and Field Takes on the State Meet

May 9, 2023

The McKinney Christian Academy Mustangs competed at the State Track Meet held at Panther Stadium in Waco, Texas on May 6. Junior Noah Wheeler showcased his speed in the 200m race, clocking in with a time...

Seniors Hudson Sukhia (left) and Lexi Pogue (right).

Senior Spotlight: Lexi Pogue and Hudson Sukhia

Sarah Krusing, Editor-In-Chief May 9, 2023

Today's Senior Spotlight is seniors Lexi Pogue and Hudson Sukhia. Pogue has attended McKinney Christian Academy for a total of nine years. In her time at MCA, she has been involved in NHS, varsity indoor...

Upper School Principal Laura Smith opens the ceremony with prayer.

2023 Upper School Award Ceremony

Abigail Thomas , Editor In Chief May 8, 2023

On Friday, May 5, students and parents filled the Student Life Center for the McKinney Christian Academy 2023 Upper School Award Ceremony. McKinney Christian Academy exists to honor Jesus Christ by teaching...

Seniors lead the students in worship.

2023 Senior Chapel

MCA's Annual Senior Chapel Was Held On Friday, April 28 To Honor the Seniors
Jadyn Chastain, staff writer May 4, 2023

On Friday April 28, McKinney Christian Academy held their annual Senior Chapel. This particular chapel is special to honor the achievements of the senior class. The chapel began by recognizing six seniors...

The jazz band at clinic with Mark lara.

Jazz Bath Competes in Tarleton

The Upper School Jazz Band Takes a Trip to Tarleton To Play In the State Jazz Festival.
Tatum Barnard, staff writer May 4, 2023

On Saturday April 29, the MCA Jazz Trio performed at the State Jazz Festival in Tarleton, Texas. These Upper School students brought home the “Best in Class-Outstanding Ensemble” Award.  All three...

MCA NHS new Inductees

2023 NHS Induction Ceremony

On Wednesday, May 3, a ceremony for new and existing NHS members was held in the SLC.
Kody Zbranek, staff writer May 4, 2023

On Wednesday May 3, select students were inducted into the National Honors Society. NHS is a nationwide organization for high school students.  NHS members at MCA are students who consistently represent...

Seniors Grace Garcia (left) and Sarah Rawls (right).

Senior Spotlight: Grace Garcia and Sarah Rawls

Senior Spotlight of seniors Grace Garcia and Sarah Rawls.
Abby Thomas, Editor-in-Chief May 2, 2023

Today’s Senior Spotlight are seniors Grace Garcia and Sarah Rawls. Garcia has been attending McKinney Christian Academy for two years. In her time at MCA, Garcia has been involved in theatre. Outside...

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