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Spirit Week Recap: Monday

Spirit Week Recap: Monday

Karlie Blaz, Crown Staff

October 25, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On Monday, October 3, Marian Catholic Central became more of a zoo than a circus. All kinds of animals, different shapes and sizes, and from all around the world came together to celebrate Homecoming week. With each day containing a special theme for students to dress up for, the first day was a hug...

An Unexpected Hero

An Unexpected Hero

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

October 24, 2016


Filed under Showcase

Stepping onto Wrigley field for the first time in 2014, utility player Javier Baez, had no idea he would eventually be one of the most successful Cubs players of this postseason. Two seasons later, he is now the co NLCS MVP, second base starter and a fan favorite. Baez is from a town called Ba...

Deepwater Horizon Review

Deepwater Horizon Review

Marissa Tarzian, Crown Staff

October 21, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Slideshow

Deepwater Horizon is a movie based on the true story of an offshore drilling rig that exploded, creating the worst oil spill in the history of the U.S. The movie is directed by Peter Berg and  focuses mainly on Mike Williams (Mark Wahlberg) and what he does to help save his fellow crew members. It shows...

The Props Master and The Costume Queen

The Props Master and The Costume Queen

Stefanie Henkel, Crown Staff

October 17, 2016


Filed under A & E, Clubs/Organizations, Showcase, Theatre

Plays and theatre productions require many different parts to work. Of course you have the very well known actors and actresses you see on stage, but what happens behind the curtains? How did that couch move 5 feet in the matter of seconds as the lights dim and then brighten again? Who painted that enormous backdrop? These questions and more will be answered when you look behind the scenes.

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Laura Knapp, Crown Staff

October 17, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

After months of waiting, the beloved novel, “Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children”, has finally made its way to the big screen. The plot follows Jacob, a sixteen year old boy from Florida, whose grandfather’s last words lead him to an abandoned orphanage in Wales. Once there, he realizes...

The Marvelous Looks of Mariel Ronquillo

The Marvelous Looks of Mariel Ronquillo

Tori Roberts, Crown Editor

October 12, 2016


Filed under Slideshow, Student Life

Homecoming week is a time to unleash your creative side! What you do during this week full of silly outfits and events is what you get out of it.

A Solution to a Problem

A Solution to a Problem

Nikki Baron, Crown Staff

October 6, 2016


Filed under School

Gianna Kolner The math department added a new resource this year for students to get help on all of their math questions that they do not get the chance to ask in class. The Math Lab was created by our administration when they saw a need for extra help in our students’ math scores. The Math Lab ...

A Night of Speeches and Scholars

A Night of Speeches and Scholars

Tori Roberts, Crown Editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, NHS

The National Honor Society held its induction ceremony on Saturday, September 24. At this ceremony, 36 upperclassmen were recognized for their outstanding dedication to and achievements in the areas of academics, service, and co-curricular activities. However, let it be said that getting inducted into NHS is far more than what you just have written on an application.

Elaborate and Extremely Delightful

Elaborate and Extremely Delightful

Leia Sebion, Crown Staff

October 3, 2016


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, Student Life

As homecoming draws near, more and more people are getting asked to Homecoming in new and creative ways. While the whole week leading up to  Homecoming is extremely fun, the best part of it occurs on the day of the dance, and the night becomes all the more special when there is someone to attend it w...

Behind the Curtain: A Murder-Mystery at Marian

Behind the Curtain: A Murder-Mystery at Marian

Barbara Yerkes, Crown Editor

October 3, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Theatre

"Behind the Curtain" is a new series about Marian theatre highlighting the different aspects and work that go into the productions, and give updates of the rehearsal process.

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