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Looking for College Guidance?

Looking for College Guidance?

Meredith Bryan, Crown Staff

November 16, 2016


Filed under News, School

Numerous colleges visit the Marian Central Guidance Office throughout the school year. These visits are are good way for students to personally meet with a college’s admission counselor and get important questions answered in person.

Kickin’ Off the Season

Kickin’ Off the Season

Sydney Waters, Crown Staff

November 14, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Throughout a season of long practices and tough Conference games, the Marian Boys’ Soccer Team faced every challenge with hard work, dedication, and perseverance. The East Suburban Catholic Conference they play in is one of the most difficult in the entire state of Illinois. No matter what the weather, the...

Spirit Week Recap: Thursday

Spirit Week Recap: Thursday

Leia Sebion, Crown Staff

November 9, 2016


Filed under Student Life

As Homecoming week comes to a close, Marian has one of its biyearly Homecoming year traditions. Every other year, one of the spirit days is “Jocks vs. Nerds”. During this day, the underclassmen dress as athletes ,while their counterparts are mathletes. Everyone brought  their best gear for sports, a...

Get Your ACT Together

Get Your ACT Together

Tori Roberts, Crown Editor

November 9, 2016


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase

Senior Jake Fiedler recently scored a 36 on the ACT, a feat that seems nearly impossible to accomplish. The ACT is by far one of the most important and stressful exams a high school student has to take, and it requires so much preparation to even feel ready to take on the test. At the same time, however, is the ACT as important and all-knowing as we believe it to be?

What Curse?

What Curse?

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

November 9, 2016


Filed under National, News, Showcase, Sports

With the Cubs down 2 games by Game 4, maybe your faith and high hopes began to fade. You were thinking maybe this isn’t our time yet or the curse is real. The thought “there's always next year,” pops into your head for a slight second, as it seems to every year. But not anymore. The 2016 Chica...

Laughter at Graveside Manor

Laughter at Graveside Manor

Marissa Tarzian, Crown Staff

November 8, 2016


Filed under A & E, Student Life, Theatre

This year’s wonderful fall play was Honeymoon at Graveside Manor. The show is full of laughter and it kept the audience on its toes with lots of  ghosts and mischief. The play follows a group of characters on a wild adventure though Graveside Manor.  Tyler Thorncraft (played by Viktor Wilson-Miller,10) and Ma...

Top Ten Makeup Items This Fall

Top Ten Makeup Items This Fall

Leia Sebion, Crown Staff

November 7, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

October saw many new items be previewed in the makeup world that supported the Halloween spirit, and in this article you can find the top ten, whether they be the best items or the most talked about.

The Doctor Is In

The Doctor Is In

John Hintz, Crown Staff

November 6, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

IMDb Synopsis: A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts. Marvel strikes again! With great comedy, stellar action, and an intriguing plot, Doctor Strange might be Marvel’s best since Guardians of the Galaxy. From the trailer, I did n...

Marian Cares About You

Marian Cares About You

Alex Benn, Crown Staff

November 3, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Key Club, News, School, Showcase

Twice a school year, Marian Central’s Key Club comes together to provide goods for those in need in our community. Students trained for their specific responsibility and did an incredibly job running the project. A food truck is set up in the parking lot outside the school and the gym is filled with tables of donated clothes, medicine, soap, and home appliances.

Faith and Freshmen

Faith and Freshmen

Skylar Wirtz, Crown Staff

November 2, 2016


Filed under Peregrini via Veritatis, Student Life

Many freshmen greatly look forward to their first retreat for the beginning of their faith life at Marian.  Some also look forward to hearing what the retreat leaders share about their experience at Marian, and the helpful advice to take throughout high school.  The main focus of the retreat is t...

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