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The Paris Picture Paints A Thousand Words

The Paris Picture Paints A Thousand Words

Sydney Waters, Crown Travel Blogger

March 13, 2017


Filed under "Marian in Paris", Showcase, Student Life

Saturday, March 25th, marked one month living in Paris for me. Reflecting upon this past month, I have definitely grown as a person through my new experiences. Paris is truly an inspiring and unique city with endless amounts of museums to visit and crepes to eat. Throughout my stay in Paris, I have ...

“Marian in Paris”

“Marian in Paris”

Sydney Waters, Crown Writer & Travel Blogger

February 3, 2017


Filed under "Marian in Paris", Showcase, Student Life

“Joie de vivre” in French refers to the happiness that is derived from life. Throughout my first week as a Parisian, happiness has come from the little things like the many croissants and millions of different phrases, but this particular French phrase has stuck with me. This week in Paris, I have...

On the Fourth Day of “Crownmas…”

On the Fourth Day of “Crownmas…”

Sydney Waters, Crown Staff Writer

December 8, 2016


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

Most students can agree that Christmas break is their favorite time of the year. A handful of students are given the opportunity to travel during these two weeks away from school. Four Marian students shared their favorite travel destinations to visit while on their much-deserved winter vacation. Senior...

Kickin’ Off the Season

Kickin’ Off the Season

Sydney Waters, Crown Staff

November 14, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Throughout a season of long practices and tough Conference games, the Marian Boys’ Soccer Team faced every challenge with hard work, dedication, and perseverance. The East Suburban Catholic Conference they play in is one of the most difficult in the entire state of Illinois. No matter what the weather, the...

The Most Bittersweet Night

The Most Bittersweet Night

Sydney Waters, Crown Staff

October 26, 2016


Filed under Fall, News, School, Showcase, Sports

As the vibrant sun goes down, the bleachers begin to fill with screaming fans dressed in “farm” gear for senior night. A new theme is picked by the senior spirit leaders for each sporting event. Inspired by Sam Olrich (12), the theme for senior night was “farmers” which consisted of pitchforks, ...

Gems of the South Pacific

Gems of the South Pacific

Kennidy Giles, Crown Staff

September 19, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Traveling is not a stranger to senior Sydney Water's, she has been fortunate enough to take on life-changing adventures all over the world. Two summers ago she traveled to Spain, last summer she visited Costa Rica, and this past summer she journeyed to Fiji and New Zealand. This summer she traveled through the company Global Works, which gives opportunities to kids all over the world to travel to travel abroad.

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