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Michael’s En Garde Moment

Michael’s En Garde Moment

Olivia Arza, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Winter

Today’s sports world is constantly growing. New sports are added all the time. In the United States, many people are very familiar with the classic sports: football, volleyball, and baseball; but in Europe, fencing is a fan favorite. Although it may not be the most well-known sport in the United State...

Future Business Leader Nick Pawlak Shares his Journey

Future Business Leader Nick Pawlak Shares his Journey

Stefanie Henkel, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Spotlights

Business can be tricky but not for Nick Pawlak, a senior at Marian that has been a part of the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) club at Marian since his Junior year. The FBLA club is a club that encourages interest in business and entrepreneurship. Pawlak is the Vice-President of the club and ...

Baseball is “Fun”

Baseball is “Fun”

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Spring

The game of baseball takes practice, patience, and dedication. Senior James Raffauf is very familiar with these values. Through hard work and a little help from Marian’s baseball program, Raffauf has learned valuable lessons from his teammates, coaches, and the game itself. Even from a young age, ...

Rachel Prus, Leader of the Faith

Rachel Prus, Leader of the Faith

Skylar Wirtz, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Retreat Leaders, Spotlights

Rachel Prus is an amazing leader and inspiration to our faith. She has taken all of the required classes that Marian offers and she also took theater twice because she liked it so much. Rachel has been on two Kairos retreats and helped lead the freshman retreats.  When Rachel started being a retreat ...

Domination Within the Circle

Domination Within the Circle

Anthony Silva, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spotlights, Winter

This season was one to remember for Marian Central’s Adam Konopka (12) after ending with an impressive record of 28-6. Konopka has put six years of his life into the sport of wrestling. He joined in seventh grade: a decision that would greatly affect his life and mold him into the man that he is tod...

Swinging to Success

Swinging to Success

Leia Sebion, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports, Spotlights

Lanie Sebion (12) has had a love of golf since a young age and first began playing on her neighborhood’s golf team. But as the years passed, she drifted away from golf to focus on her studies and other sports. Fortunately, at the beginning of her sophomore year she re sparked her interest, and joine...

The Life of a Mentor

The Life of a Mentor

Abigail Noe, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Mentors, Showcase, Spotlights

To Abigail Jones, a good mentor should, “act like an older brother or sister: ready to listen, share his or her own experiences and knowledge, and help make the transition to high school easy and enjoyable.”  This is how Abigail succeeded in being a good mentor while at Marian. Ever since Jones ...

The Effects of Senioritis on the Behavior of High School Seniors

The Effects of Senioritis on the Behavior of High School Seniors

Conor Smith, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Prognosis Senioritis is a disease commonly found in youths between the ages of 17 and 18 who are in their fourth year of high school. It is easily spread from person to person through communication (talking, texting, just overall speaking on the topic of school). The condition gets worse as the per...

Drama Queen (Literally)

Drama Queen (Literally)

Olivia Suarez, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Spotlights, Student Life, Theatre

As a senior, Rebecca Corn has been in 11 productions in total and 8 of them have been at Marian.  Right now she is thinking about minoring at college for theater. I asked her what got her interested into theater in the first place and she said “ I'm not particularly athletic so this was a way to get...

Marian’s Picasso

Marian’s Picasso

Kailin Fortin, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under A & E, Spotlights, Student Life

Senior Mikayla Knuth has been involved with art from a very young age. Art is and has always been a very large part of her life. Just by looking at her artwork, one can tell how talented and passionate she is about artwork, as Mikayla says, “I don't just love making art, I love to be around it”. Much...

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