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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...

The seniors smile as they get their stoles.

MCA Inducts 44 New Members into NHS

The seniors received their stoles that they will be wearing at graduation
Lexi Pogue, staff writer May 11, 2021

NHS members and their families came to watch as the new members were inducted into the National Honor Society on Thursday, May 6th. Tara Ackmann is the advisor of NHS and opened the ceremony with a speech...

On the left is senior Connor Durbin and on the right is senior Ava Grace Haggard.

Senior Spotlight: Ava Grace Haggard and Connor Durbin

Annie Weichel , Editor-in-Chief May 10, 2021

This weeks senior spotlight is Ava Grace Haggard and Connor Durbin. Ava Grace has attended McKinney Christian Academy for a total of eight years. During that time she has been involved in varsity volleyball...

On the left is senior Ian Gordon and on the right is senior Alyssa Ballestero.

Senior Spotlight: Alyssa Ballestro and Ian Gordon

Annie Weichel , Editor-in-Chief May 7, 2021

Alyssa Ballestro has attended McKinney Christian Academy since kindergarten. During this time she has been involved in National Honor Society and helps in the after school ESS program. In her free time...

On the left is senior Aidan McKeller and on the right is senior Katie Boring.

Senior Spotlight: Katie Boring and Aidan McKeller

Annie Weichel , Editor-in-Chief May 6, 2021

This weeks senior spotlight is Katie Boring and Aidan McKeller. Katie Boring has attended McKinney Christian Academy since her sophomore year of high school. During this time she has been involved in...

The MCA track team poses for a pictures at the TAPPS state track meet.

4×400 Wins State

The McKinney Christian Academy track team traveled to Waco to compete in the 2021 TAPPS 5A state track meet.
Paxton Crews, staff writer May 5, 2021

On Friday April 30 and Saturday May 1, the McKinney Christian Academy varsity track team competed in TAPPS 5A State Championship track meet. On Friday, junior Maddox Pederson started the meet for MCA placing...

Senior Nate Gwynn closes the show.

The One-Act Play That Goes Wrong

Gabby Gordon, staff writer May 5, 2021

On April 26 and 27, the MCA advanced theater class performed The One-Act Play That Goes Wrong. It features the cast of the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society who are trying to put together their show about...

The TAPPS Academics participants take a picture.

TAPPS Academic Competition Moves to Online

Seventeen MCA students compete in the TAPPS Academic competition.
Angelina Li, staff writer May 4, 2021

This year, McKinney Christian Academy took the academic Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools tests online. Normally, all the competitors would travel to Waco, Texas to participate in the...

Senior Ethan Selz playing the drums during a song they recorded in their album.

Worship Band Releases First Album

The Worship Band releases their first ever album after recording professionally.
Summer Utzig, staff writer May 4, 2021

After travelling to Crystal Clear Sound Recording Studio in Dallas a few weeks ago, the Worship Band professionally released their first album. In the album, senior vocalist and pianist Summer Crise co-lead...

The Mustang baseball team poses after a big win.

Mustang Baseball Advances to Area Playoff

McKinney Christian varsity baseball advances to the Area-round against Grapevine Faith.
Blake McGraw, staff writer May 4, 2021

Thursday, April 29, the Mustangs faced off against Coram Deo in the Bi-District round of the baseball state playoffs. The Mustangs took a commanding lead in the bottom of the second and never gave up....

On the left is senior Ryan Radtke and on the right is senior Linsey Jordan.

Senior Spotlight: Linsey Jordan and Ryan Radtke

Annie Weichel, Editor-In-Chief May 4, 2021

This weeks senior spotlight is Linsey Jordan and Ryan Radtke. Linsey Jordan has attended McKinney Christian Academy for the past seven years. During that time she has been involved in parakletos, National...

The graduating class of 2021 take the senior class picture in their cap and gown.

Senior Walk 2021

The 2021 Senior class take the annual senior walk around the school.
Sky Miller, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

On Wednesday, April 28, the Senior Class of 2021 participated in the annual senior walk. The senior walk is an MCA tradition in which the senior class takes "a trip down memory lane." The soon-to-be graduates...

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