The Crown

To Love or Not to Love

To Love or Not to Love

Tiffany Teubert, Crown Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Valentine's Day is waking up to the fresh scent in the air is the smell of fresh roses. The aroma of sweet heart-shaped chocolates and freshly dipped chocolate covered strawberries welcomes one to the love-filled day. From being a little kid to going up to a teenager and beyond, Valentine's Day h...

On to the Next Chapter

On to the Next Chapter

Mae Novakoski, Crown Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Student Life

As the month of March approaches, the school year reaches the final stretch. Throughout the year the senior class has been experiencing so many bittersweet lasts: the last football game, last basketball game, last volleyball game, and last halftime performance.  As the clock runs out on each of th...

Improving Life One Year at a Time

Improving Life One Year at a Time

Emma Baader, Crown Writer and Photographer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase, Student Life

The ancient Babylonians started the ritual of resolution making. They would promise their gods that, if they would complete goals for the year, they would be gifted in the coming year. People saw the coming year as a fresh start to end bad habits and begin new ones. Making resolutions is a great...

Fire and Ice

Fire and Ice

Amy Herff, Crown Writer and Photographer

January 9, 2018


Filed under Student Life

  The sweet aroma of freshly-baked cookies fills the air as the newly-made fire crackles near the children wrapping gifts to give to their family members. Outside, the yard is filled with snow as the neighborhood kids build snowmen and ice skate on the nearby pond. Winter time is about the snow ...

Let’s Get Lost

Let’s Get Lost

Jacob Toman, Crown Writer & Photographer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Student Life

What's great about fall? Is it that addicting Pumpkin spice latte at Starbucks? Is it Six Flags Fright Fest? Or what about corn mazes?  Like Tom's Farm where the maze is shaped like a tow truck? Or Richardson's Corn Maze with a Cubs theme? Or even All Seasons Orchard which has its own original maze...

Turkey Travels

Turkey Travels

Mae Novakoski, Crown Writer & Photographer

November 21, 2017


Filed under News, Op-Ed, School, Showcase, Student Life

The cool and chilly month of November filled with hot chocolate and apple cider has finally arrived, and the anticipation of Thanksgiving weekend is building quickly. The thought of preparing the Thanksgiving turkey, sitting down for a meal with family, and then cozying up by the warm fire in the ...

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...

Magical World Of Marian

Magical World Of Marian

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 18, 2017


Filed under School, Student Life

The past three years have included themes such as Anchors Aweigh, Four Seasons, and Circus Fun. Every year students get excited about the Homecoming theme.  Everyone enjoys getting ready to prepare crazy costumes as they wait until the theme is finally revealed. This year it is Disney, and the idea...

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...

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