On Monday, February 25, Middle School students and staff threw a surprise baby shower for Middle School teacher Brady James during chapel. James is also the middle school girls basketball and baseball coach. James’s wife is pregnant with a baby boy who is due in March. The students decorated the Student Life Center with blue...
On Monday, February 25, the MCA Baseball team traveled to Pantego for a game. Mustangs fell behind quickly in the first inning as Pantego scores on two double runs, a triple, and a single. Junior, Ford Dossey started off pitching for the Mustangs. He pitched one-third of an inning. Sophomore Ryan Radtke and junior Lee...
On Thursday, February 21, the third-grade class took a field trip  to the Dallas Aquarium. Teachers, Mrs. Purdum, and Mrs. Yates enjoyed seeing the students learn about aquatic animals. The third graders are finishing up their book, Mr. Popper’s Penguins, so it was fitting to go to an aquarium to learn about them in the...
This year was the 91st annual Academy Award ceremony, the Oscars, which recognized the best films of 2018. The Oscars took place at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. Before the Awards began, actors, directors, producers, and singers walked through the red carpet picture ready. Each nominee got several pictures taken dressed up...
Braden Lamb crosses the Princeton finish line second for the Mustangs cross country team.Seventh-grader Braden Lamb recently took his ACT under the Duke TIP Program and to everyone’s delight, he managed to score excellently. Mrs. Pajela was especially ecstatic to see how well he performed, as she “jumped for joy” with Lamb. Lamb’s scores were high enough for him to be invited to the Grand Recognition Ceremony at...
On Saturday, February 23, The Annual TPSMEA All-Region Band for Upper School and the Middle School Honor Band clinic/concert was held at Greenhill School in Addison. After submitting a recording and being judged on best performance, three of the five students won spots in the band. Upper school freshman, Jacob Hocevar, and seventh-grade middle school...
Missions week is just around the corner and some MCA Upper School students are heading to Guatemala. They have been meeting every Friday to pray and talk about the upcoming mission trip. The students are excited to spread God’s word and show God’s love. They have been preparing for this trip for weeks by praying,...
Coach Blue has been teaching at McKinney Christian Academy for almost a year now. Before teaching at MCA, Blue worked at Grace Classical in Prosper, Texas. An MCA family from Grace Classical encouraged Blue to come to MCA and work as an English teacher. He has always enjoyed teaching English and was excited to join...
On February 27, the Senior students organized a night to go to a Mavericks game in Dallas. Student Body President, Mitch Boone and Vice President, Riley Pyle, led the organization and planning of the event. “Instead of going to New York and Washington D.C., we went on a fun retreat to Oklahoma this year. Additionally,...
The MCA wrestling team traveled to Pennsylvania this past weekend to compete in the Prep Nationals Tournament at Lehigh University. Sophomores Nate Gwynn, Cort Doyle and Seniors Caleb Doyle and Rex Collins represented MCA. The Prep National Tournament hosts some of the best wrestlers from each state. Collins placed 7th overall and is now an...