The Mane Edition

Athlete of the Week: Hayden Faulkner

Junior Hayden Faulkner is this weeks Athlete of the Week for his performance against Dallas Christian.

Annie Weichel, staff writer

November 6, 2019

This weeks Athlete of the Week is Junior Hayden Faulkner chosen after his performance in the football game against Dallas Christian on November 1, 2019. Faulkner is a defensive end who has played football since kindergarten but started playing Varsity Football for MCA, his freshman year. In the game...

MCA Football Makes History Again

Senior Ford Dossey makes one-handed snag.

Hudson Cross, staff writer

September 30, 2019

On Saturday September 21st, the Mustangs drove out to Colleyville to take on Covenant Christian on what would turn out to be a historic morning. The Mustangs advanced to 4-0 for the first time ever in a comeback win. Senior Ford Dossey received Honorable Mention from the Dallas Morning News Offensive...

Team Hoyt

Maliq Brock, 11th, starts off the 5k strong with his partners Steven and Eric alongside over 200 other runners.

Caleb Bryant, Campus Life Editor

September 9, 2019

Team Hoyt is a foundation started by Dick and Rick Hoyt that serves to boost the confidence of disabled children across America through racing. Some of these kids don't usually have the opportunity to feel the fulfillment and gratification of completing a race, but through races like those sponsored by ...

Homecoming Proposals

Junior Peter Michael Clark asked Junior Ava Grace Haggard one night after volleyball.

Annie Weichel, staff writer

September 9, 2019

One of McKinney Christian Academy most loved and cherished traditions is the annual homecoming football game and dance. Each year many students participate by attending the dance either with a date or with a group of their friends. Usually the boys ask the girls to be their date with fun and colorful...

Upper School Retreat 2019

Class of 2020 gathers for a photo before leaving at the end of retreat.

Annie Weichel, staff writer

August 28, 2019

Since 2016, the McKinney Christian Academy Upper School has participated in a trip to Riverbend Retreat Center to kick off the new school year. Retreat is a time for students to grow closer to one another as well as diving deeper into their relationships with Christ. The theme this year is “Wh...

Maliq Brock: State Champion By Day, Theatre Star By Night

Maliq Brock: State Champion By Day, Theatre Star By Night

Sarah Suastegui, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

Sophomore Maliq Brock is a star not only on the stage but also on the track. Last week Brock performed in the Upper School production of “Peter and the StarCatcher” and played Peter Pan, one of the lead roles. After a long week of countless rehearsals and two evening performances on Thursday...

MCA Resale Shop Sends Uniforms to Kenya

Kristin Urban stands beside some of the 400 pounds of clothing that were donated from MCA.

Sam Harrell, sports editor

April 30, 2019

Every year, the MCA Resale Shop donates clothes to the MCA abroad and local mission teams. These clothes always have a huge impact on the communities and schools they are sent to. This year, the MCA Resale Shop donated hundreds of pairs of clothes, yet they still had more left over. These extra clothes ...

Tee It Up Golf Tournament Raises Money for MCA and Community Lifeline Center

Steve Powell, Scott Powell, and Chris Estep and MCA Headmaster Bob Lovelady stop golfing to pose for a picture.

Maura Cueva, staff writer

April 23, 2019

Every year McKinney Christian Academy hosts the "Tee It Up" golf tournament. The tournament is a fundraiser to raise money for the school and MCA's partners. This year, MCA will give a portion of the proceeds to the Community Lifeline Center. The "Tee It Up" golf tournament was held on A...

MCA Competes at the TAPPS Competitions

Senior Ryan Shelton and junior Sydney Wible closed the day out with a tie for first place and senior Archer Morrow took 5th.

Ava Grace Haggard, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

During the first week in April, McKinney Christian Academy went to the TAPPS academic competition. Students went to compete in many different subjects such as math, English, speech, spelling, and Spanish. Overall, the team scored a 95.5 and brought home 20 medals: three for 1st place, three for 2nd place,...

2019 ACSI Art Festival

The middle and upper school artists stacked up many awards at ACSI, as showcased by the pile of ribbons in the art classroom.

Caleb Bryant, staff writer

April 18, 2019

The Association of Christian Schools International, or ACSI, holds an art festival for each region of the United States each year. For the North Texas district this year, over 20 Christian Middle and Upper schools competed at the Hope Center in Plano. This year's competition was special for two reasons: fi...

Costa Rica 2019

The group poses for a picture in front of a scenic view of the mountains

Samantha Youngblood, staff writer

April 15, 2019

For the second year in a row, a group of MCA freshmen had the chance to go to Costa Rica during Missions Week. The group consisted of 18 students lead by MCA teachers, Edna Pajela and Senora Litwin. Pajela's husband, Lem Pajela, and Junior leaders, JD Hamilton and Graham Kraft, also attend...

Senior Josh Wong accepted into the Randall Research Scholars Program at Alabama

Joshua Wong

Juliana Roller, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2019

After already receiving a full ride scholarship to the University of Alabama, senior Joshua Wong applied and was accepted into the Randall Research Scholars Program (RRSP). RRSP is an undergraduate research program that is recognized across the nation. Students in this program at this large state univ...

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