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IHSA Solo and Ensemble

IHSA Solo and Ensemble

Olivia Suarez, Crown Staff

March 21, 2017


Filed under News, School

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 competition that can either be preformed in a group or individually. It started at 7:00 am, but Marian didn't have its first performance...

Decision 2017

Decision 2017

Meredith Bryan, Crown Staff

March 21, 2017


Filed under Op-Ed, Student Life

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. By now most universities have sent out either acceptance or rejection letters,...

Keep up the Good Work, Charlie Brown!

Keep up the Good Work, Charlie Brown!

Tori Roberts, Crown Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Showcase, Slideshow, Theatre

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...

Getting Down to Business

Getting Down to Business

Leia Sebion, Paige Tarzian, Crown Staff

March 20, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations

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.

Writing Out of the Box

Writing Out of the Box

Elizabeth Latimer, Crown Journalism Club Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Showcase, Spotlights

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...

Keeping Up with the Cubs

Keeping Up with the Cubs

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

March 16, 2017


Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase, Sports

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...

Brains Over Brawn

Brains Over Brawn

Laura Knapp, Abigail Noe, Crown Staff

March 16, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations

When most people think of sports they picture “classics” like baseball and football, full of physical, athletic competition. However, there is one sport here at Marian redefining that ideal: scholastic bowl.

The New Nintendo Switch

The New Nintendo Switch

Stefanie Henkel, Crown Staff

March 16, 2017


Filed under A & E, Reviews

The Nintendo Switch was released on March 3rd  is a new way to game that has been long awaited by gamers everywhere. The switch looks like a tablet with a remote attached on either side. The Nintendo Switch has many ways to be played, you can hook it up to your TV and play on the screen, you can detach...

A Tale as Old as Time

A Tale as Old as Time

Kennidy Giles, Crown Staff

March 15, 2017


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

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


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

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...

Adding Up To Success

Adding Up To Success

Kennidy Giles, Crown Staff

March 14, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Showcase

Does solving equations and finding what “x” equals sound fun and exciting? Then the math club is the place for you. Marian’s math club consists of all levels of students and is open to anyone who would like to join. Also,  students who need help with math are welcome to stop by the math club...

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