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Upper School Choir performs at Fall Choir Concert.

Fall Choir Concert 2021

MCA students perform for their first choir concert of the year
Reed Lannom, staff writer October 7, 2021

On Tuesday, October 5, the Middle and Upper School choirs performed at the annual Fall Choir Concert in the Student Life Center at 7 p.m. The advanced vocal ensemble also performed at the concert. The...

This years seniors nominated for homecoming court.

2021 Homecoming Court and Dance

Samantha Youngblood, Editor-In-Chief September 30, 2021

A yearly tradition at McKinney Christian Academy is homecoming court. Each year, Upper School students are nominated for homecoming court by their fellow classmates. One boy and one girl from each grade...

Varsity Cheer performs a stunt during the pep rally on Thursday.

2021 Homecoming Week

Homecoming week is filled with spirit dress days, powderpuff, boys volleyball, and a pep-rally.
Abby Thomas, Sports Editor September 30, 2021

During the week of September 21-24, leading into the Upper School Homecoming dance, McKinney Christian Academy participates in powderpuff and a week full of spirit dress days. Students threw on their boots...

MCA Varsity football team runs out of their tunnel to get ready for their game.

2021 Homecoming Football Game

Mustangs play Coram Deo Academy in their annual Homecoming football game.
Allie Stephenson, staff writer September 30, 2021

McKinney Christian Academy played Coram Deo for their annual Homecoming football game. The game took place at the Ron Poe Stadium in McKinney on Friday, September 24. Senior Zeke Long had four touchdowns...

The McKinney Mustangs ran out of the tunnel, ready to take on Westlake.

First Win Of The 2021-2022 Season

The Mustangs had their first win of the season, defeating Westlake Academy, with a score of 27-9.
Allie Stephenson, staff writer September 22, 2021

On Friday, September 17th, McKinney Christian Academy's varsity football team played Westlake Academy. The game took place at the Ron Poe Stadium in McKinney. Sophomore, Noah Wheeler, had the first touchdown...

Junior Varsity Football Falls Short of Victory

Junior Varsity Football Falls Short of Victory

Junior Varsity football falls short in their first game to Coram Deo.
Carson Rose, staff writer September 21, 2021

Last Thursday, September 16, the Junior Varsity Football team fell short in their first game to Coram Deo Academy. The crowd roared when senior Carson Lee completed a one handed interception. Freshman...

New Director of Student Ministries, Student Activities and Bible teacher Rebekah Bennett.

2021-2022 New Teachers

MCA starts the school year with nine new teachers.
Reed Lannom, staff writer September 20, 2021

Starting a new school year brings new changes. MCA has been blessed with the addition of nine new teachers this school year. There are five new Lower School teachers, two new Middle School teachers and...

Pictured are the students who were recognized by College Board.

Students Honored Through College Board Recognition Program

Reed Lannom, staff writer September 20, 2021

This year, multiple students from McKinney Christian Academy have been recognized for the College Board Recognition program. The College Board administers the SAT and PSAT college entrance exams and also...

Lady Mustang Volleyball Starts District With a Victory

Lady Mustangs kick off district with a win.
Tyler Swearingen, staff writer September 16, 2021

On Tuesday, September 15, the Lady Mustangs won their first district game at home against Cristo Rey. Both Varsity and JV won their matches with sweeps. When asked about the team's performance freshman...

Team MCA poses with their first place trophies at the finish line.

Team MCA Takes On McKinney Triathlon

McKinney Christian Academy gathers a team of three to participate in the McKinney Playtri Triathlon.
Abby Thomas, Sports Editor September 9, 2021

On Sunday morning, August 29, McKinney Christian Academy gathered a team of three to participate in the Playtri McKinney Triathlon at Craig Ranch Fitness and Spa. Junior Tiffany Nordstrom swam the 300...

Senior Jay Johnson does a cartwheel over his parking spot.

Senior Spots 2021

Seniors painted their parking spots outside the Upper School.
Tyler Swearingen, staff writer September 9, 2021

For the fourth year in a row, seniors have had the opportunity to paint their parking spots outside the Upper School. This privilege is a way for the seniors to show their creativity and decorate their...

The seniors pose for a photo before leaving the retreat center.

Returning to Riverbend for 2021 Retreat

The Upper School students attend their annual retreat at Riverbend Retreat Center.
Samantha Youngblood, Editor-In-Chief September 1, 2021

To kick off the beginning of the school year, the Upper School Students traveled to Riverbend Retreat Center for the annual Upper School Retreat. This year was the first time for MCA to host this retreat...

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