The Mane Edition

Sophomore Helps Clean Up After Hurricane Laura

A photo of what used to be Orangetheory Fitness.

Lexi Pogue, staff writer

September 21, 2020

Sophomore, Laney LeBlanc, went down to Lake Charles, Louisiana to help people clean up after Hurricane Laura hit Louisiana on August 26, 2020. Hurricane Laura was a category four hurricane with 150 miles per hour winds. Due to the harm of the hurricane, schools are closed for the next few months. LeBlan...

Volleyball Back in Action After COVID-19

Senior Ava Grace Haggard jumping up to hit the ball.

Summer Utzig, staff writer

September 21, 2020

The Lady Mustangs varsity volleyball team started off the season hosting the eleventh annual Tournament of Champions. The Lady Mustangs finished runner-up in the Gold Bracket consolation championship game. Typically the tournament is held in the middle of August but due to COVID-19 restrictions, the...

Middle and Upper School Start Their Season off with the Fort Worth Medley Relay

Boys cross country team starts relay

Tyler Swearingen, staff writer

September 18, 2020

On September 12, The Upper and Middle school McKinney Christian Academy cross country teams competed in the Medley Relay. This meet was the first of the fall season, taking place at “The Bluff” course in Fort Worth. The team competed in this same meet last year with the varsity boys placing first. The athletes were...

Praising the Praise Band

Junior guitarist, Marshall Stubbs, rehearsing for chapel with senior Cole Wilkinson and junior Trevor Clark.

Abby Thomas, staff writer

September 10, 2020

Every Friday at chapel, Upper School students gather in the Student Life Center to participate in worship, led by the Praise Band. With COVID-19, things look a little different this year. McKinney Christian Academy concluded that chapel is safest when held virtually. That being said, the Praise Band did...

In a Close Race Faulkner Pulls Through

In a Close Race Faulkner Pulls Through

Korey Vita, staff writer

September 10, 2020

Every year students at McKinney Christian Academy make a choice to change the school for the better. This year student body president representatives Hayden Faulkner and Asa Miller are running against each other. Their goal is for the students voices to be heard and continue to make MCA a better place. ...

Newest Member of the Football Team

Sophomore Kate Nordhaus posing for a picture at Kansas University.

Paxton Crews, staff writer

September 3, 2020

Sophomore, Kate Nordhaus, was approached by assistant football coach Darrick Ware to help out with the McKinney Christian Academy varsity football team this year. She is now the football team's manager, photographer and videographer. Nordhaus is present for every team event from practices, weightroo...

Changes in Fall Sports due to Covid-19

McKinney Christian Athletics

Hudson Cross, sports editor

August 27, 2020

Sports are finally nearing their start at McKinney Christian Academy despite the Covid-19 virus and the uncertain year it has caused. This has come with much new information regarding fall sports. The district will continue discussing major limitations, but so far ones include: limited number of fans...

Despite COVID-19, MCA Expands Their Faculty

New teachers join MCA.

Angelina Li, staff writer

August 27, 2020

It’s a new school year bringing in new changes. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic McKinney Christian Academy has been working hard to push through. That being said, the mustangs have expanded their staff with six new teachers. The Lower School has received three new teachers this year. Lynette Siebra...

Check Out the Seniors Concrete Canvas on Campus

Senior Maggie George poses with her parking spot

Samantha Youngblood, campus editor

August 25, 2020

For the third year in a row, seniors have had the privilege to paint their parking spots outside of the Upper School. The parking spots are a way for the seniors to express their creativity and maybe even show off their artistic skills. This idea was proposed by alumni Rex Collins in 2019. The concept...

A Final Farewell

Senior Editor in Chief Lauren Rose says her final farewell.

May 15, 2020

Man who would have thought we would actually make it here, the final moments of school. No one would have ever guessed that we would finish the school year this way, but here we are. I am incredibly proud to be apart of the class of 2020, for all that we have been through this semester, I am left with...

A Special Delivery – Seniors get their Caps and Gowns Delivered

The MCA Senior Girls pose for a photo holding up their college hand signs after receiving their caps and gowns.

Sam Harrell, Sports Editor

May 14, 2020

As school has continued to be online, seniors have not been able to participate in their normal senior year activities. Whether it is senior prom, wearing their decorated skirts on the last day of school, senior walk, and many others including picking up their graduation cap and gown. Senior teachers w...

Senior Spotlight: Brooke Fillebrown & Seth Pugh

On the left is senior Seth Pugh and on the right is senior Brooke Fillebrown.

Annie Weichel, sports editor

May 14, 2020

This weeks senior spotlight is Brooke Fillebrown and Seth Pugh. Brooke Fillebrown has attended McKinney Christian Academy for the past fourteen years. In her time at MCA, she has been involved in soccer, cross country, and track. In her free time out side of school Fillebrown enjoys hanging out with...

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