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On the Eleventh day of “Crownsmas”…

On the Eleventh day of “Crownsmas”…

Kailin Fortin, Crown Staff

December 21, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Newspaper/Yearbook, Op-Ed, Showcase

Sunday, December 4th marked the first snowfall of the winter season. With a perfect snowfall comes perfect weather for snow activities. Students enjoy snow sports like skiing and snowboarding, or sledding. Many visit ski hills and courses such as Alpine Valley Resort or Wilmot Mountain Ski Resort. Wilmot...

On the Twelfth day of “Crownsmas”…

On the Twelfth day of “Crownsmas”…

Leia Sebion, Crown Staff

December 21, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Newspaper/Yearbook, Op-Ed, Showcase, Spotlights

Every December 26th, Julia Jenkner (11) begins her year long count down until the next Christmas. Throughout the entire year, her Christmas spirit is lives on, but it truly comes out once December hits. “I try to bring the Christmas spirit to Marian by bringing trees into some of my teachers classrooms,...

Woodstock’s Wonderland

Woodstock’s Wonderland

Kennidy Giles, Crown Staff

December 18, 2016


Filed under Community Events, Local, News, Showcase

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

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Have a Merry Movie Marathon!

Have a Merry Movie Marathon!

Abby Noe, Crown Staff

December 18, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

See Crown writer Abby Noe's picks for the top ten Christmas movies to watch!

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The Crown’s Top Five Holiday Albums

The Crown’s Top Five Holiday Albums

Meredith Bryan, Crown Staff

December 18, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

See The Crown's picks for the best holiday albums of all time!

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Key Club Spina Bifida Fundraiser

Key Club Spina Bifida Fundraiser

Keegan Edwards, Crown Staff

December 18, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Key Club, Showcase, Student Life

Key Club was contacted by Woodstock Kiwanis Club to help the Illinois Spina Bifida Association with its annual Christmas Party on December 3rd.

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DIY Ideas to Brighten Up the Holidays!

DIY Ideas to Brighten Up the Holidays!

Marissa Tarzian, Crown Staff

December 16, 2016


Filed under A & E, Op-Ed, Showcase, Student Life

Sometimes finding gifts and decorations during the holiday season can be difficult and expensive. These are hopefully a few fun ways to make things and little bit easier.

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On the Tenth Day of “Crownsmas…”

On the Tenth Day of “Crownsmas…”

Karlie Blaz, Crown Staff

December 16, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Newspaper/Yearbook, Op-Ed, Showcase

Every year we take a break off from school to celebrate the holidays with our loved ones. We sip some hot chocolate, get into a few snowball fights, and open presents on Christmas morning. However, America is not the only country with Christmas traditions. Greece- A vital and traditional piece to a Gr...

On the Ninth Day of “Crownsmas”…

On the Ninth Day of “Crownsmas”…

Jenna Walker, Crown Staff

December 15, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Newspaper/Yearbook, Op-Ed, Showcase

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year and the decorations help show the joy of the season. They don’t have to be anything fancy. Decorations on the outside of the house could be as simple as putting five candles in the windows like they did before electricity or as big as decorating your...

Road to Glory

Road to Glory

Elizabeth Latimer, Crown Journalism Club Writer

December 14, 2016


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Student Life

Starting as the star center - midfielder, Rachel Stone (11) had to walk off the soccer field due to too many concussions. Although finding another competitive sport wouldn’t be a challenge for her, stepping off the soccer field was one of the hardest things for Stone. Stone’s fascination ...

On the Eighth Day of “Crownmas…”

On the Eighth Day of “Crownmas…”

Marissa Tarzian, Crown Staff Writer

December 14, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Newspaper/Yearbook, Op-Ed, Showcase

Ugly sweaters have become a popular trend around Christmas time, but the cost is starting to get out of hand. Luckily, there are some fun and cute alternatives to finding the perfect ugly sweater. #1. DIY Diy can be a great choice and look really nice. Making your own sweater may seem like a lot of work but...

A New Chapter for an Old Sport

A New Chapter for an Old Sport

Conor Smith, Crown Staff

December 13, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

Wrestling. It is one of the oldest sports to ever take hold on this earth, dating back to the ancient Greeks. It is a sport that is found all over the world, and at all skill levels. From Olympians to second graders, wrestling is a sport loved by many for its ability to be a sport of strength, a...

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