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Mr. Rome: Alumni Speak Out

Mr. Rome: Alumni Speak Out

Ellen Sharp, Crown Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Alumni Corner, Showcase

Mr. Rome’s teaching style is loved by his current students; the alumni who graduated from Marian also remember his style and have brought it with them throughout their careers and lives. The memory of the Star Trek costume he wears during homecoming week every year, his fantastic birthday celebr...

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...

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...

Life After Marian- The Jake Mueller Story

Life After Marian- The Jake Mueller Story

Marissa Tarzian, Crown Staff

December 6, 2016


Filed under Alumni Corner, Showcase

Jake Mueller graduated from Marian in 2015 and is currently studying at Elgin Community College. His interest in art began with a painting done by Salvador Dali. Mueller said, “It all started when I was in fifth grade  saw a Salvador Dali painting; I liked that he saw things in a way that other people...

Alumni Spotlight: Austin Lee

Alumni Spotlight: Austin Lee

Barbara Yerkes, Crown Staff

December 4, 2015


Filed under Alumni Corner, Showcase

Few people have the opportunity to study and pursue what they are truly passionate about right after they graduate. Austin Lee, from the class of 2014, has this rare chance through studying Film and Television at New York University.

From Student to Teacher

From Student to Teacher

Barbara Yerkes, Crown Staff

November 12, 2015


Filed under Alumni Corner, Showcase, Student Life

Teaching at a school that you formerly attended as a student can be a challenge, but also can help offer insight as to how to improve learning conditions in the classroom. This year, Marian welcomes Ms. Carran, an alumni, to the teaching staff. Her classes for the year include Trigonometry, Trigonometry...

A Blast from the Past

A Blast from the Past

Tori Roberts, Crown Editor

October 1, 2015


Filed under News, School, Showcase

For some parents, this night certainly brings back plenty of memories, which raises the question, how is high school today different from the high school our parents knew?

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