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Woodstock’s Wonderland

Woodstock’s Wonderland

Kennidy Giles, Crown Staff

December 18, 2016


Filed under Community Events, Local, News, Showcase

The annual lighting of the Woodstock Square took place on Friday, November, 23rd.

Have a Merry Movie Marathon!

Have a Merry Movie Marathon!

Abby Noe, Crown Staff

December 18, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

See Crown writer Abby Noe's picks for the top ten Christmas movies to watch!

The Crown’s Top Five Holiday Albums

The Crown’s Top Five Holiday Albums

Meredith Bryan, Crown Staff

December 18, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

See The Crown's picks for the best holiday albums of all time!

Key Club Spina Bifida Fundraiser

Key Club Spina Bifida Fundraiser

Keegan Edwards, Crown Staff

December 18, 2016


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

Key Club was contacted by Woodstock Kiwanis Club to help the Illinois Spina Bifida Association with its annual Christmas Party on December 3rd.

DIY Ideas to Brighten Up the Holidays!

DIY Ideas to Brighten Up the Holidays!

Marissa Tarzian, Crown Staff

December 16, 2016


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

Sometimes finding gifts and decorations during the holiday season can be difficult and expensive. These are hopefully a few fun ways to make things and little bit easier.

On the Seventh Day of “Crownmas”…

On the Seventh Day of “Crownmas”…

Marissa Tarzian, Crown Staff

December 13, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Newspaper/Yearbook, Op-Ed, Showcase

#1. Sugar Cookies           Our first cookie was picked by Jake Bahl (12) because they bring back good memories of his grandma who used to make them for him. Recipe: http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/classic-sugar-cookies/90993177-b5fe-4cc7-a6b6-8f5891...

On the Sixth Day of “Crownmas”…

On the Sixth Day of “Crownmas”…

Skylar Wirtz, Crown Staff

December 12, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Newspaper/Yearbook, Op-Ed, Showcase

  Now that it is the Christmas season, everyone is getting jolly and putting up all their favorite decorations,and putting the their Christmas tree up.  There is nothing better than reading a Christmas story by the fire after all the decorations are set up.  Everyone knows “Rudolph the Red-nose R...

Holy Apostles Thanksgiving Food Drive

Holy Apostles Thanksgiving Food Drive

Stefanie Henkel, Crown Staff

December 9, 2016


Filed under Community Events, Local, News, Showcase

While some families enjoy their thanksgiving meals, they don’t think of how fortunate they are to have the meal in front of them. Though some families aren’t sure where their next meal will come from, and that’s where the volunteers come in. They arrive at The Church of Holy Apostles early i...

On the Fifth Day of “Crownmas”…

On the Fifth Day of “Crownmas”…

Keegan Edwards, Crown Staff

December 9, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Newspaper/Yearbook, Op-Ed, Showcase

The Christmas season is the time to give and what’s better than giving your family gifts! There are all sorts of gifts to give. Not every child writes a Christmas list so sometimes you're left wondering what to get them. Handmade gifts from children, such as Christmas ornaments or personalized mugs ...

Moana Film Review

Moana Film Review

Tori Roberts, Crown Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

Moana is Disney’s latest 3D-animated masterpiece that tells the story of a girl named Moana who goes on a quest to find the demigod Maui and save her home island from destruction.

On the Third Day of “Crownmas”

On the Third Day of “Crownmas”

Conor Smith, Crown Staff

December 7, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Newspaper/Yearbook, Op-Ed, Showcase

When the thought of Christmas starts popping up in the Winter season, people generally think of a few things: cookies, trees, gifts, and especially Santa Claus. The magical, jolly, old man that brings kids toys if they are nice, and a stocking of coal if they are bad. Everyone has heard these stories,...

NHS Spotlight of Vanessa Garrelts

NHS Spotlight of Vanessa Garrelts

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Staff

December 6, 2016


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

National Honors Society is an admirable accomplishment, especially at Marian Central. This September, 36 juniors and seniors were inducted into the organization after being selected and accepted by a committee. Members of NHS are expected to show leadership, service and character, and being apart is a...

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