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Peter and the Starcatcher

Peter and the Starcatcher

Emma Bryant, Entertainment Editor

May 20, 2019

On May 2nd and 3rd, the Upper School Drama program performed the a unique play with music one, Peter and the Starcatcher. The story is a prequel to the classic tale of Peter Pan. Act I of the play takes place aboard two British ships, and Act II concludes on Mollusk Island which will eventually become N...

Rotary Club

Rotary Club

Waverly Frisbie, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

In the Fall of 2018, seniors Elyse Mead and Syler Gabel were chosen as McKinney Christian's honorary students in the Rotary Club. In the Spring of 2019, seniors Scout Mayberry and Graham Kraft were the newest students that were selected. The McKinney Rotary Club honored these two MCA students for their...

MCA 2019 Signing Day

MCA 2019 Signing Day

Sarah Suastegui, staff writer

May 16, 2019

This year on signing day, MCA had four seniors officially announce their commitments to continue their athletic pursuits at the collegiate level. Emma Lowes will join the volleyball team at the University of Iowa, Emma Thompson committed to play soccer at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Cal...

MCA “After Dinner Show” 2019

MCA “After Dinner Show” 2019

Jolie Clow, staff writer

May 16, 2019

On Saturday, May 11th MCA hosted their annual Middle and Upper School choir "After Dinner Show." The theme this year was Back to the 80s. The students wore 80's themed shirts and colorful accessories. The choirs performed songs they had been working on, while the audience enjoyed eating pie and drinking...

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...

Physics Six Flags Trip

Physics Six Flags Trip

Sam Harrell, sports editor

May 14, 2019

The MCA Junior Class took the opportunity to go to Six Flags Over Texas for Physics Day. Physics Teacher, Colonel Bellue, has taken his physics classes there for many years now and it has always been a favorite trip. The students are taken to Six Flags to study the effects of gravity, speed, and etc. on ...

2019 TAPPS and TPSMEA Choir Competition

2019 TAPPS and TPSMEA Choir Competition

Samantha Youngblood, staff writer

May 13, 2019

On Saturday, April 13, the Upper School Mixed Choir traveled to Waco, Texas for the annual TAPPS Choir Competition. The Choir arrived in Waco around 10 a.m. and sang until 11:30 a.m. The group performed the following: "A Red, Red Rose" arranged by Daniel Burton, "If Music Be the Food of Love" arranged...

The Senior Walk

The Senior Walk

Allie Smith, videographer

May 8, 2019

This year's Senior Class of 2019 had one last walk down the Lower School deck on April 29, 2019. This tradition started in 2016 and will continue on with future generations of MCA Seniors. With just over a week left at MCA, the walk was filled with many mixed emotions. Senior, Emma Thompson said, "Th...

Midnight in Milan

Midnight in Milan

Annie Weichel, staff writer

May 6, 2019

McKinney Christian Academy hosted their "Midnight in Milan" themed prom on April 27. The event was held at D'Vine Grace Estates for the sophomore, junior, and senior classes. At prom, there was a coffee bar, snacks, and a photo booth, along with a DJ to play the music that was requested by students....

MCA Competes at the TAPPS Competitions

MCA Competes at the TAPPS Competitions

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,...

Prom Posals

Prom Posals

Annie Weichel, staff writer

April 18, 2019

Spring is here which means Prom is right around the corner. Many students have started asking one another to be their date to the dance. This dance the guys ask the girls, usually with a fun, colorful poster and presents like flowers or candy. Here are a few MCA Promposals. ...

MCA Softball Brings In Another Non-District Win.

MCA Softball Brings In Another Non-District Win.

Karissa Harrison, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

The Varsity softball team played Parish Episcopal school on Tuesday, April 2. The game was held to five runs per half inning and 90 minutes. With three girls unable to play due to injuries or other sports, the team consisted of only eight players. Because of this, the team received an out every tim...

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