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  • “I am MC…We Are MC, Always”

    “I am MC…We Are MC, Always”

    Father Thomas Doyle

    June 9, 2017

    You made it! You made it to the last All School Mass of the year! Well done! Actually, though, maybe it is more appropriate to say that we made it, together. It is more appropriate because that is the theme we set before us all the way back in August: “I am MC…We are MC!” We started as...

  • A Letter and A Reflection From the Editors

    A Letter and A Reflection From the Editors

    Tori Roberts and Grace Dawson

    June 1, 2017

    The Crown Editors share their final thoughts on their time spent working on the newspaper. READ MORE »»

    Grace and Tori have deeply enjoyed their time working on The Crown and thank all of the people who have supported the creation and development of the newspaper.

  • Baseball is “Fun”

    Baseball is “Fun”

    Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

    June 1, 2017

    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, ...

  • The Last Goal

    The Last Goal

    Karlie Blaz, Crown Staff

    June 1, 2017

    From freshman to senior, Connor Stiscak has played varsity boys soccer all four years at Marian Central Catholic. Being pulled up to the varsity team as only a freshman, Stiscak has not only developing skills in his soccer career but also says the experience he had with his teammates turned friends wa...

  • Friends On and Off the Court

    Friends On and Off the Court

    Kennidy Giles, Crown Staff

    June 1, 2017

    For Senior Grace Shukis, basketball has been an important part of her life since she was a kid. Growing up with an older sister and two younger brothers kept her active, never bored, and started her interests in athletics. Grace Shukis attended St. Joseph’s Catholic school where she played on her ...

Student Life

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

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 ov...

June 1, 2017No Comments

Drama Queen (Literally)

Drama Queen (Literally)

Olivia Suarez, Crown Staff

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...

June 1, 2017No Comments

Marian’s Picasso

Marian’s Picasso

Kailin Fortin, Crown Staff

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,...

June 1, 20171 Comment

  • From Senior to Junior: Prom Advice April 12, 2017
  • Decision 2017 March 21, 2017
  • New Uniform Jackets March 14, 2017

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Friday, October 14

    Varsity Football

    Marian Central Catholic High 21 - Notre Dame 14

  • Monday, September 26

    Girls Varsity Golf

    Marian Central Catholic High 4th Place

  • Friday, September 23

    Varsity Football

    Marian Central Catholic High 28 - Joliet Catholic 15

  • Tuesday, September 6

    Varisty Girls Volleyball

    Marian Central Catholic High 25,25 - Marist 17,22

  • Saturday, September 3

    Varsity Girls Volleyball

    Marian Central Catholic High 1st place

  • Thursday, September 1

    Varsity Girls Volleyball

    Marian Central Catholic High 25,25 - Kaneland 21,22

  • Thursday, September 1

    Varsity Boys Soccer

    Marian Central Catholic High 4 - Richmond-Burton 0

  • Wednesday, August 31

    Varsity Girls Volleyball

    Marian Central Catholic High 25,25 - St. Francis 21,21

  • Tuesday, August 30

    Varsity Boys Soccer

    Marian Central Catholic High 2 - Zion-Benton 1

  • Friday, August 26

    Varsity Football

    Marian Central Catholic High 41 - Chicago Bowen 0

News

IHSA Solo and Ensemble

IHSA Solo and Ensemble

Olivia Suarez, Crown Staff

Months of practicing and taking private lessons, all leading up to five minutes in a room with a judge critiquing every sound that is made. Solo and Ensemble is a musical...

March 21, 2017No Comments

SNL Ratings Soar Thanks to Satirical Sketches

SNL Ratings Soar Thanks to Satirical Sketches

Stefanie Henkel, Crown Staff

  Saturday Night Live  is known for its  satirical portrayal of public figures and events in the form of funny sketches. During the 2016 election, it aired several sketches making fun of the presidential candidates and other people of...

March 10, 2017No Comments

Shakespeare in Chicago

Shakespeare in Chicago

Grace Dawson, Crown Editor

The AP Literature class took a field trip to Chicago’s Shakespeare Theatre, to see Love’s Labor’s Lost. This particular play is one of Shakespeare's lesser known, early works. The comedy follows the escapades of four men whom have just made  a three year pact.

March 2, 2017No Comments

Feed My Starving Children

Feed My Starving Children

March 1, 2017

Welcome Future Hurricanes!

Welcome Future Hurricanes!

February 28, 2017

En Garde!

En Garde!

February 16, 2017

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Future Business Leader Nick Pawlak Shares his Journey

Future Business Leader Nick Pawlak Shares his Journey

Stefanie Henkel, Crown Staff

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...

June 1, 2017

A True Friend…of Rachel

A True Friend…of Rachel

June 1, 2017

Rachel Prus, Leader of the Faith

Rachel Prus, Leader of the Faith

June 1, 2017

The “Key” to Success

The “Key” to Success

June 1, 2017

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Future Business Leader Nick Pawlak Shares his Journey

Future Business Leader Nick Pawlak Shares his Journey

Stefanie Henkel, Crown Staff

Business can be tricky but not for Nick Pawlak, a seni...

June 1, 2017

A True Friend…of Rachel

A True Friend…of Rachel

June 1, 2017

Rachel Prus, Leader of the Faith

Rachel Prus, Leader of the Faith

June 1, 2017

The “Key” to Success

The “Key” to Success

June 1, 2017

Domination Within the Circle

Domination Within the Circle

Anthony Silva, Crown Staff

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 spor...

June 1, 2017No Comments

The Last Goal

The Last Goal

June 1, 2017

Swinging to Success

Swinging to Success

June 1, 2017

Ryan Klinger: Softball Star

Ryan Klinger: Softball Star

June 1, 2017

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Life After Marian- The Jake Mueller Story

Life After Marian- The Jake Mueller Story

Marissa Tarzian, Crown Staff

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,...

December 6, 2016No Comments

Class of 2016 Baccalaureate Mass Homily “High Standards”

July 8, 2016

Alumni Spotlight: Austin Lee

Alumni Spotlight: Austin Lee

December 4, 2015

From Student to Teacher

From Student to Teacher

November 12, 2015

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Woodstock’s Wonderland

Woodstock’s Wonderland

Kennidy Giles, Crown Staff

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

December 18, 2016

Holy Apostles Thanksgiving Food Drive

Holy Apostles Thanksgiving Food Drive

December 9, 2016

A Leader in Faith

A Leader in Faith

May 25, 2016

Key Club Shows That “Marian Cares”

December 7, 2015

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