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Tastes of Autumn

Tastes of Autumn

Tiffany Teubert, Crown Writer & Photographer

November 21, 2017


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

At the start of every new season, new traditions, events, and recipes approach. When fall comes around, family and friends go to pumpkin patches, haunted houses, apple farms and many other fall festivities. During fall at Marian students and faculty bake or cook amazing sweets for friends and family t...

Turkey Traditions

Turkey Traditions

Emma Baader, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The front door opens by the force of the wind, and the smell of dewy leaves floods into the home. A candle is lit with a vanilla pumpkin aroma that lies next to a bowl of half-eaten candy corn. A burgundy dress with black booties is laid out on the bed for what will occur on the last Thursday of the...

Shopping for Deals and Steals

Shopping for Deals and Steals

Olivia Arza, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

November is officially here, which means time to get ready for mouthwatering turkey, getting together with family, and holiday shopping. The stores are decorated with the most colorful decorations in town as Christmas music blasts through the speakers. Shoppers fill carts to the brim with gifts a...

Return of the Graduates

Return of the Graduates

Elizabeth Latimer, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Alumni Corner, Showcase

Flashbacks of high school flood the stadium late Friday night before the Homecoming football game. Chants and cheers echo across the field creating an uproar of excitement and energy. Despite the cold, the stadium fills with the enthusiasm of fans, players and even players from years. Alumni of d...

Dream A Fantastic Dream

Dream A Fantastic Dream

Jacob Toman, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 17, 2017


Filed under School, Showcase, Student Life

"A true hero isn't measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.” Like Zeus in the popular Disney movie Hercules, the hearts of the Marian students were strong and ready for Homecoming week. Students put their imagination to work and prepared for the Disney theme. Monday...

2017 Homecoming Powderpuff

2017 Homecoming Powderpuff

Tiffany Teubert, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 17, 2017


Filed under School, Showcase, Student Life

Girls' Powderpuff football has been a long-standing tradition at Marian Central. Each year the Thursday before the Homecoming dance, the senior girls line up against the juniors girls on the field. Nerves kick in, and all are watching, anxious to see who will win.  The seniors, who stand on the h...

From Snow White to Moana

From Snow White to Moana

Ellen Sharp, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 17, 2017


Filed under School, Showcase, Student Life

When someone mentions Disney, the first thing that pops into a teenager's brain is childhood years and their imagination. Long dresses, sparkles all over the living room floor, and a little girl with big dreams. A little boy, with a crown on his head, and a prince costume all the way down to his tin...

“Tale as Old as Time”

“Tale as Old as Time”

Mae Novakoski, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 17, 2017


Filed under School, Showcase, Student Life

Disney movies can be traced back to the childhood of almost every student and, to an extent, are a huge part of anyone's childhood. Memories can include watching The Lion King as toddlers or even dressing up as timeless Disney characters like Princess Jasmine for Halloween. These characters play ...

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...

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