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Finding Her Voice

Finding Her Voice

Addie Fortin, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018


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

Music has been a creative outlet for millions of people for decades. Music might be a small part of some people's lives, but for Stephanie Villaceran (12), music came with countless hours of practicing her craft. Ever since she was a young girl, Villaceran has always known that she wanted to pur...

El Presidente

El Presidente

Emma Baader, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Spanish Honor Society, Spotlights

Waiting to receive a special letter from the Spanish Honor Society, she finally hears the mail truck pull up. She opens a letter with a Marian return address on the front of it and reads the first line, congratulating her on her new responsibility as president. El presidente de la Sociedad de Honor ...

Lights, Camera, Kunz

Lights, Camera, Kunz

Emma Baader, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018


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

Waiting under the dark curtain, she is soon called onto the stage. She then takes one deep breath in, and the directors call the ambitious, cheerful actress to her mark. Kaylyn Kunz (12) has been apart of all the Marian Theater productions for the past four years. From the spotlight to behind th...

Buzzer Winning Question

Buzzer Winning Question

Olivia Arza, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Showcase, Spotlights

  A gym is filled with spectators while school teams are trying to answer as many questions as possible before the buzzer rings. Everyone is on edge, anxiously awaiting the results. Scholastic teams are thinking of all the possible answers to the questions. The Marian Central Scholastic Bowl Tea...

Leader For Life

Leader For Life

Amy Herff, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Showcase, Spotlights, Student Council

Campaigning to achieve a spot on the board for Marian Central Student Council is a tough task. Being a part of student council means being voted by fellow classmates to be a leader and representative as well as being the voice of students. Julia Jenkner (12) has been a leader for her class for the...

Last Curtain Call

Last Curtain Call

Mae Novakoski, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018


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

Chances are most people have been to a play or musical and left the production thinking about the intense music, flamboyant costumes, or gifted performers. Most of the experience is based on what is seen and heard. While watching a performance, the focus is typically the actors, but there is so much be...

Checkmate

Checkmate

Mae Novakoski, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Spotlights

What is a queen's gambit? A.) Something the queen wears. B.) A song by Queen. C.) A chess move. To find the right answer, just ask John Blais (12). John has been a chess player for as long as he can remember. He first started playing the game when we was taught by his father. In fact, what inspired...

Key Leader

Key Leader

Ellen Sharp, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Key Club, Showcase, Spotlights

Being a volunteer means more than just helping out at an event. A volunteer is someone who freely takes time out of their day to help someone who needs it more than he or she does. In high school, some students join volunteer clubs to hangout with their friends and receive volunteer hours to make...

Future Business Leader Nick Pawlak Shares his Journey

Future Business Leader Nick Pawlak Shares his Journey

Stefanie Henkel, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Spotlights

Business can be tricky but not for Nick Pawlak, a senior at Marian that has been a part of the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) club at Marian since his Junior year. The FBLA club is a club that encourages interest in business and entrepreneurship. Pawlak is the Vice-President of the club and ...

Rachel Prus, Leader of the Faith

Rachel Prus, Leader of the Faith

Skylar Wirtz, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Retreat Leaders, Spotlights

Rachel Prus is an amazing leader and inspiration to our faith. She has taken all of the required classes that Marian offers and she also took theater twice because she liked it so much. Rachel has been on two Kairos retreats and helped lead the freshman retreats.  When Rachel started being a retreat ...

The Life of a Mentor

The Life of a Mentor

Abigail Noe, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Mentors, Showcase, Spotlights

To Abigail Jones, a good mentor should, “act like an older brother or sister: ready to listen, share his or her own experiences and knowledge, and help make the transition to high school easy and enjoyable.”  This is how Abigail succeeded in being a good mentor while at Marian. Ever since Jones ...

Newspaper Extraordinaire Tori Roberts Signs Off

Newspaper Extraordinaire Tori Roberts Signs Off

Stefanie Henkel, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights

Writing for the newspaper can be a difficult job: meeting deadlines, putting out good content, and keeping your readers interested. One student who meets all of these responsibilities and more is Crown newspaper editor and writer, Victoria Roberts (12).

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