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Senior Spotlight: Haley Hitt & Caleb Buchanan

Senior Spotlight: Haley Hitt & Caleb Buchanan

Annie Weichel, staff writer

January 16, 2020

This weeks senior spotlight features Haley Hitt and Caleb Buchanan. Hitt has attended McKinney Christian Academy for fourteen years, since she was in pre-k. During her time at MCA, Hitt has been a student ambassador and has participated in varsity soccer and track. In her free time, Hitt enjoys photography...

Mustang Soccer at Prince of Peace

Mustang Soccer at Prince of Peace

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer

January 15, 2020

After a strong start to the season, the Mustangs and Lady Mustangs soccer teams take a trip to MCA’s rival school, Prince of Peace, to compete in their first district game. Boy’s soccer contended well, with sophomore Maddox Pederson scoring the only goal for the Mustangs. Although the boys came out with...

Winter Formal Proposals

Winter Formal Proposals

Annie Weichel, staff writer

January 15, 2020

The new year has come meaning Winter Formal is right around the corner. This dance the girls ask guys different then the dances like homecoming and prom. Here is a few examples of the proposals so far.  ...

The Mustangs Basketball team Faces off against First Baptist

The Mustangs Basketball team Faces off against First Baptist

John Michael Delatte, staff writer

January 9, 2020

First Baptist Academy basketball team traveled to McKinney Christian to play the Mustangs on January 8th in a non district game. Junior Blake McGraw was the leading scorer with 14 points for the Mustangs as they edged out First Baptist with the final score of 58 to 53.  The Mustangs open up with distr...

Senior Spotlight: Aby Beck & Aaron Phillips

Senior Spotlight: Aby Beck & Aaron Phillips

Annie Weichel, staff writer

January 9, 2020

This weeks senior spotlight features Aby Beck and Aaron Phillips. Aby Beck has been attending McKinney Christian Academy since the fourth grade. Beck has played volleyball for MCA since she was in the sixth grade. In her free time, Beck dances at elevate dance center. After graduation, Beck plans...

Birdie Martin: First Freshman in Advanced Theatre

Birdie Martin: First Freshman in Advanced Theatre

Angelina Li, staff writer

December 12, 2019

Birdie Martin is the first freshman to joined Advanced Theatre. When Martin was in 8th grade, theatre teacher Julie Tucker mentioned that freshmen had the opportunity to enroll in the advanced class. Martin was inspired to take the challenge of acting with a more experienced and developed class, so she...

TAPPS Cheer Championship 2019

TAPPS Cheer Championship 2019

Samantha Youngblood, staff writer

December 11, 2019

On November 17th, the MCA Varsity Cheerleaders traveled to Belton, Texas where they competed in the 2019 TAPPS Cheer Championship. The cheerleaders had been preparing their routine since June. After many hours of difficult practices, the cheerleaders performed their routine in the Bell County Expo Center...

Economics Fair: A Unique Opportunity for Seniors

Economics Fair: A Unique Opportunity for Seniors

Belle Kanz, staff writer

December 5, 2019

Economics Fair is an excellent opportunity for seniors to develop life skills through Mrs. Hubert's Economics course. Every year, the seniors build their own businesses over a ten-week period. The Friday before Thanksgiving break, is the Economics Fair Day and the students are given the entire day to sel...

MCA Theatre Company One Act Play

MCA Theatre Company One Act Play

Maggie George, Business Manager

December 2, 2019

On November 9, the McKinney Christian Academy Theatre Company performed in the State TAPPS One Act Play competition in Kerrville, Texas. They performed Schoolhouse by Leanna Brodie, directed by Julie Tucker. Schoolhouse portrayed the strong message that everyone has a place in this world. The play i...

Football’s Last Game

Football’s Last Game

Hudson Cross, staff writer

November 20, 2019

The Mustang football team headed to Tyler to face off against Bishop Gorman in their last game of the season last Friday, November 8th. The team ended strong with a 56-0 win and boosted their record to 5-5. In the seniors' last football game, Blake Rogers, Ashten Hawthorne, Ford Dossey and Aaron Phillips...

Jazzin’ it Up

Jazzin’ it Up

Caleb Bryant, Campus Life Editor

November 19, 2019

You may be familiar with the band when they're playing the fight song at a football game, or maybe performing a few holiday songs at the annual Christmas Show. But what is it that band members work towards when football games are no more and concerts are in the distant future? Rest assured, you'll st...

Leopard Fall Classic Golf Tournament

Leopard Fall Classic Golf Tournament

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer

November 7, 2019

After a great finish in the spring season, being TAPPS 5A District Champs, the golf team started their season off at The Course at Watters Creek. The Mustangs competed in the Leopard Fall Classic Golf Tournament. This tournament was a UIL competition that was hosted by Lovejoy High School. Eight team...

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