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  • Keep up the Good Work, Charlie Brown!

    Keep up the Good Work, Charlie Brown!

    Tori Roberts, Crown Editor

    March 21, 2017

    The production season for this year's spring "Black Box" musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown is off to a great start! The cast and crew are currently in their third week of rehearsals, and the show is starting to come together quite nicely. Blocking for all scenes has been completed, so the cast...

    The entire cast of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown poses for an in-character shot.

    Tori Roberts

  • Writing Out of the Box

    Writing Out of the Box

    Elizabeth Latimer, Crown Journalism Club Staff Writer

    March 20, 2017

    Creativity lies in the minds of those with passion, determination, and the ability to think outside the box. Within the Marian community, creativity is sought through the art of writing.  To these students, writing is more than just words on a paper, but rather a way to cope with the ongoing str...

    Lauren Nicholson (12), Kaylyn Kunz (11), and Monika Hess (11) collaborating on ideas for the Writer's Prompt Photo Credit: Elizabeth Latimer (11)

  • Keeping Up with the Cubs

    Keeping Up with the Cubs

    Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

    March 16, 2017

    World Series Champs trade the skyscrapers of Chicago for the desert hills of Mesa, AZ, leaving their windy city lives behind for three months of training in the sun. Sloan Park is home to the Cubs during spring training. This allotted time gives coaches and fans an opportunity to see the progress...

    Fan-favorite Kris Bryant is anticipating another successful season as Cubs third baseman.

  • A Tale as Old as Time

    A Tale as Old as Time

    Kennidy Giles, Crown Staff

    March 15, 2017

    The enchanting story of a young girl named Belle who is taken prisoner by the Beast in his old and magical castle is coming to theaters soon. The classic story of Beauty and the Beast is told once more by director Bill Condon. The star ,Emma Watson, plays the gorgeous and courageous Belle, while Dan...

  • New Uniform Jackets

    New Uniform Jackets

    Jenna Walker, Crown Staff

    March 14, 2017

    Marian has added a new item to their uniform policy, a uniform jacket. It is a black fleece pullover jacket that can go over your polo or sweater uniform.  This is an optional purchase so students don’t have to get it if they don’t want to. When a student is chilly they are able to put these jacket...

Student Life

Decision 2017

Decision 2017

Meredith Bryan, Crown Staff

For Marian Central’s class of 2017, the college commitment deadline of May 1 is fast approaching. Though most applications to universities have been submitted, our seniors are still working hard submitting scholarship essays....

March 21No Comments

The Paris Picture Paints A Thousand Words

The Paris Picture Paints A Thousand Words

Sydney Waters, Crown Travel Blogger

Saturday, March 25th, marked one month living in Paris for me. Reflecting upon this past month, I have definitely grown as a person through my new experiences. Paris is truly an inspiring and unique city with endless amount...

March 13No Comments

Tri-M’s Tri-umph

Tri-M’s Tri-umph

Nikki Baron, Crown Staff

  One thing that all Marian students look forward to on Valentine’s Day is receiving beautiful carnations in their first period class. Every year, Mr. Rome and the Tri-M Music Society plan a flower, sale whic...

March 7No Comments

  • Shakespeare in Chicago March 2
  • Welcome Future Hurricanes! February 28
  • Forecast: Chile All Weekend! February 27

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IHSA Solo and Ensemble

IHSA Solo and Ensemble

Olivia Suarez, Crown Staff

Months of practicing and taking private lessons, all...

March 21

Decision 2017

Decision 2017

March 21

Getting Down to Business

Getting Down to Business

March 20

Brains Over Brawn

Brains Over Brawn

March 16

Marian Home to Future Hockey Stars

Marian Home to Future Hockey Stars

Conor Smith, Crown Staff

What do Marian and the NHL have in common? They both host a collection of great hockey teams that are battling for a title. It is hockey season again and this year, the Mar...

March 10No Comments

Pass, Shoot, Score!

Pass, Shoot, Score!

March 10

A Season for Legends

A Season for Legends

March 9

En Garde!

En Garde!

February 16

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Life After Marian- The Jake Mueller Story

Life After Marian- The Jake Mueller Story

Marissa Tarzian, Crown Staff

Jake Mueller graduated from Marian in 2015 and is currently studying at Elgin Community College. His interest in art began with a painting done by Salvador Dali. Mueller said,...

December 6No Comments

Class of 2016 Baccalaureate Mass Homily “High Standards”

July 8

Alumni Spotlight: Austin Lee

December 4

From Student to Teacher

From Student to Teacher

November 12

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Woodstock’s Wonderland

Woodstock’s Wonderland

Kennidy Giles, Crown Staff

The annual lighting of the Woodstock Square took place on Friday, November, 23rd.

December 18

Holy Apostles Thanksgiving Food Drive

Holy Apostles Thanksgiving Food Drive

December 9

A Leader in Faith

A Leader in Faith

May 25

Key Club Shows That “Marian Cares”

December 7

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Friday, October 14

    Varsity Football

    Marian Central Catholic High 21 - Notre Dame 14

  • Monday, September 26

    Girls Varsity Golf

    Marian Central Catholic High 4th Place

  • Friday, September 23

    Varsity Football

    Marian Central Catholic High 28 - Joliet Catholic 15

  • Tuesday, September 6

    Varisty Girls Volleyball

    Marian Central Catholic High 25,25 - Marist 17,22

  • Saturday, September 3

    Varsity Girls Volleyball

    Marian Central Catholic High 1st place

  • Thursday, September 1

    Varsity Girls Volleyball

    Marian Central Catholic High 25,25 - Kaneland 21,22

  • Thursday, September 1

    Varsity Boys Soccer

    Marian Central Catholic High 4 - Richmond-Burton 0

  • Wednesday, August 31

    Varsity Girls Volleyball

    Marian Central Catholic High 25,25 - St. Francis 21,21

  • Tuesday, August 30

    Varsity Boys Soccer

    Marian Central Catholic High 2 - Zion-Benton 1

  • Friday, August 26

    Varsity Football

    Marian Central Catholic High 41 - Chicago Bowen 0

News

IHSA Solo and Ensemble

IHSA Solo and Ensemble

Olivia Suarez, Crown Staff

Months of practicing and taking private lessons, all leading up to five minutes in a room with a judge critiquing every sound that is made. Solo and Ensemble is a musical...

March 21No Comments

SNL Ratings Soar Thanks to Satirical Sketches

SNL Ratings Soar Thanks to Satirical Sketches

Stefanie Henkel, Crown Staff

  Saturday Night Live  is known for its  satirical portrayal of public figures and events in the form of funny sketches. During the 2016 election, it aired several sketches making fun of the presidential candidates and other people of...

March 10No Comments

Shakespeare in Chicago

Shakespeare in Chicago

Grace Dawson, Crown Editor

The AP Literature class took a field trip to Chicago’s Shakespeare Theatre, to see Love’s Labor’s Lost. This particular play is one of Shakespeare's lesser known, early works. The comedy follows the escapades of four men whom have just made  a three year pact.

March 2No Comments

Feed My Starving Children

Feed My Starving Children

March 1

Welcome Future Hurricanes!

Welcome Future Hurricanes!

February 28

En Garde!

En Garde!

February 16

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Getting Down to Business

Getting Down to Business

Leia Sebion, Paige Tarzian, Crown Staff

The club is a place for everyone to get a chance to learn more about the business world while having an enjoyable experience with classmates who have similar passions.

March 20

Brains Over Brawn

Brains Over Brawn

March 16

Adding Up To Success

Adding Up To Success

March 14

Marian Home to Future Hockey Stars

Marian Home to Future Hockey Stars

March 10

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