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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...

Welcome to the 60’s: “Hairspray” is Back!

Welcome to the 60’s: “Hairspray” is Back!

Leia Sebion, Crown Staff

December 13, 2016


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

With the recent trend of remakes for major Broadway musicals, it is no surprise that “Hairspray” was chosen to be represented. Joined by an all star cast, including Kristin Chenoweth and Jennifer Hudson, the show was bound to be a hit that rivals the “Grease” premiere. "Hairspray" had cast old favori...

Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Tips

Laura Knapp, Crown Staff

December 13, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Now that the first snowfall has come and gone, it finally feels like winter is really here. Although holiday activities and snowball fights are fun, it’s important to know how to stay safe. Woodstock isn’t exactly the North Pole, but we do get temperatures below zero, and have an average 37.1 ...

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...

The Crown’s “Favorite Things”

The Crown’s “Favorite Things”

Gianna Kolner and Barbara Yerkes

December 12, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The Crown staff has been working hard on the online newspaper all year, and now we are sharing some of our "favorite things" that we loved this year, or are asking for Christmas!

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 ...

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...

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,...

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...

Chicago Celebrates the Historic Cub’s Win

Chicago Celebrates the Historic Cub’s Win

Meredith Bryan, Crown Staff

December 6, 2016


Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase, Sports

After a 108 year drought, the Chicago Cubs have finally been named the 2016 World Champions over the Cleveland Indians. Many Cubs fans have waited their entire lives for this victory. Of course such a long awaited victory deserves an incredible celebration. On Friday, November 4, the city of Chicago...

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