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From Rattles to Readers

From Rattles to Readers

Addy Fortin, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 17, 2017


Filed under School, Showcase, Student Life

From nurseries to nursing homes, Marian students came to school Wednesday dressed as babies and oldies for homecoming week. The underclassmen were crawling through their day as the upperclassmen struggled to get down the hallways. This theme has always brought out the creative side of people. Wh...

Marian: The Champions of the Midwest

Marian: The Champions of the Midwest

Emma Baader, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 17, 2017


Filed under School, Showcase, Student Life

The hallways were decorated, and the themes were chosen; the next few days were full of celebration. After a week of fun costumes, the last day of homecoming week approaches. A student searches for a unique outfit to show off their Marian spirit. In the back of their closet, they find an extra large je...

An Unexpected Flip on Cheer

An Unexpected Flip on Cheer

Olivia Arza, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 17, 2017


Filed under School, Showcase, Student Life

Roaring cheers of students fill Lander’s Pavilion as the Marian Central cheerleaders perform their routine. The girls' dance team performs to increase the excitement and to show the Hurricane spirit. Once the girls are finished, an unexpected flip occurs with the senior boys rushing onto the court, ...

Four Parks, One School

Four Parks, One School

Amy Herff, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Student Life

The classic expected hallways of Marian Central have now turned into the magical experience everyone loves, Disney World. Marian’s Homecoming brings the Disney World experience to Woodstock without ever leaving the state. The seniors' hallway has been transformed into the grand castle of Magic K...

New Year, New Late Start

New Year, New Late Start

Tiffany Teubert, Crown Writer & Photographer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Marian Central is expecting big changes as the new school year approaches. One change, which seems to greatly excite the students, is the new late start schedule time. As of the new year, the late start schedule will be pushed back by 40 minutes. The 2016-2017 school year did have late starts about ...

A Long Way From Home

A Long Way From Home

Amy Herff, Crown Writer & Photographer

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Student Life

Every teenager gets excited about leaving home one day, but envision living 7,252 miles away from family and attending school in a different country where everyone speaks a different language.  This struggling task is what life is like for Bobby Huang (9) and Neil Shuai (10). These new students are star...

From First to Last

From First to Last

Addison Fortin, Crown Writer & Photographer

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Stepping into Marian Central only knowing a small number of people is a Freshman’s worst nightmare. Whether students came from a small, private junior high or a large, public junior high, walking the halls of a high school is a completely different feeling. The feeling of anxiety as students walk down the hall w...

Summer Trips Around the World

Summer Trips Around the World

Joey Fitzgerald, Jr., Crown Writer & Photographer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Throughout the summer, there are tons of people that vacation around the globe. Travelers can experience vast, white, sandy beaches, landmarks that are so tall they touch the clouds, and swampy, grassland roamed by alligators. There are 197 countries in the world with endless possibilities. For a short...

Great Expectations of Marian

Great Expectations of Marian

Olivia Arza, Crown Writer and Photographer

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Student Life

The smell of fresh, sharpened pencils fill the hallways as the teachers write new notes and formulas on the clean black chalkboards. The excitement of a new school year at Marian Central is at full speed ahead! Freshmen are shy at first, but they are learning their way around the school and makin...

Marian Central’s New Beginning

Marian Central’s New Beginning

Mae Novakoski, Crown Writer and Photographer

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Student Life

Time is up! The relaxing summer days are over, and school is now in session; however, there is something that feels different about starting back to school this year. Something feels off, and it's not just the feeling of waking up before 10 in the morning, five days a week. It's Marian Central...

Highlighter Heroes

Highlighter Heroes

Emma Baader, Crown Writer & Photographer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Mentors, Showcase

  An upperclassman with a highlighter-colored shirt opens the door for a freshman.  A freshman’s face immediately turns bright red; however, after endless cheers and chants welcoming them to the first day of school, a smile always appears. These cheering heroes with highlighter shirt...

“I am MC…We Are MC, Always”

“I am MC…We Are MC, Always”

Father Thomas Doyle

June 9, 2017


Filed under Peregrini via Veritatis, Showcase

You made it! You made it to the last All School Mass of the year! Well done! Actually, though, maybe it is more appropriate to say that we made it, together. It is more appropriate because that is the theme we set before us all the way back in August: “I am MC…We are MC!” We started as...

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