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A Leader in Faith

A Leader in Faith

Barbara Yerkes, Crown Editor

May 25, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Community Events, Mentors, Spotlights, Uncategorized

Peter Kolner wanted to spend his last year at Marian helping others and making it a rewarding end to high school. He was chosen as a retreat leader for Mr. Pipitone, “.” His favorite part of helping out with retreats was writing and giving a speech to the seniors. Peter liked giving his talk beca...

One SMART Senior

One SMART Senior

Tori Roberts, Crown Editor

May 25, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, SMART Club, Spotlights, Student Life

From service clubs, to academic clubs, there are a variety of organizations at Marian open for students to join. Whether you’re a member of Key Club or CIA (Catholics in Action), it cannot be denied that each club has its own message to spread throughout the Marian community. Senior Liam Knudsen has been a member of Marian’s SMART Club since his sophomore year.

Leading the Way

Leading the Way

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

May 25, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Mentors, Showcase, Spotlights

Being on the mentor council has been an honor for senior Amanda Morris, and she is grateful to have had the opportunity.

More Than Just a Game

More Than Just a Game

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

May 25, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Uncategorized

Playing football at Marian has given Isaac McGuire memories on and off the field with his friends and teammates. Inspired by his older brother, McGuire decided to play football, and the game quickly became a major priority for him. McGuire describes his time being a Hurricane as “Something that will...

The “Key” to a Life of Service

The “Key” to a Life of Service

Cassidy Grubbe, Crown Staff

May 25, 2016


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

Ben Sykora (12) has been an avid member of Marian’s Key Club for the past three years. Participating in this club has been turning point for him. He looks back on his experience, saying, “Key Club showed me the compassion inside me I didn’t know I already had.”

Hard Work Does Pay Off

Hard Work Does Pay Off

Haley Hartmann, Crown Staff

May 24, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, NHS, Spotlights, Student Life

As a member of NHS, Lydia Herbst has been able to exercise her passion for service by helping with countless activities put together by the organization.

One Final Announcement…

One Final Announcement…

Nikki Baron, Crown Staff

May 24, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, News, School, Spotlights, Student Council

Carter Strode ran for class president freshman year, and since then has been a driving force in student council.

Do You Accept Rachel’s Challenge?

Do You Accept Rachel’s Challenge?

Alex Benn, Crown Writer

April 10, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Friends of Rachel, Showcase, Student Life

Rachel Joy Scott, one of the 12 victims in the Columbine tragedy of 1999, has fulfilled her mission to “motivate, educate, and bring positive change to many young people”. Her story and intention to touch the hearts of millions make her a role model to all, and has inspired a national club to be...

Bringing Ping Pong Back

Bringing Ping Pong Back

Jake Tinkham, Crown Staff

March 2, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, News, School, Showcase

Marian was in a drought, nine years without a ping pong club. That all ended when seniors Derek O’Neil, Payson Wilde, and Sean Keisling approached Mr. Widzisz with the idea of restarting the club. The group  wanted to reach out to all of Marian and have a way where they can play with and against their...

The Right Look for “Oklahoma!”

The Right Look for “Oklahoma!”

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

February 11, 2016


Filed under A & E, Clubs/Organizations, News

Every year, students in theatre spend countless hours working hard to put on a musical for all to see. This year's show Oklahoma! is an exciting love story set in the territory with handsome cowboys, hopelessly romantic farm girls, and many more eccentric characters.

Key Club Shows That “Marian Cares”

Barbara Yerkes, Crown Staff

December 7, 2015


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Community Events, Key Club, Showcase

Marian Central Key Club has demonstrated selfless service in their work, and with their biggest project of the year, Marian Cares.This service project involves organizing a food truck where students hand out food and other amenities around the community.

Marian’s Pro-Life Movement

Marian’s Pro-Life Movement

Sydney Merryman, Crown Staff

October 6, 2015


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Student Life

Marian Central is a great place when it comes to its clubs and sports, having a wide variation for students of every interest. One of these groups is the Pro-Life Rosary group, whose name is pretty self-explanatory. Father Doyle is the leader of this group that often leads prayer together, and is open...

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