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Meet the Parents

Meet the Parents

Conor Drafz, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 21, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The time has arrived for the event that every student at Marian Central has waited for, parent-teacher conferences, which take place at Marian on November 9th. Parent-teacher conferences present parents with the opportunity to speak with their children’s instructors head on. The optional face to f...

College Commits

College Commits

Molly Fitzgerald, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

High School athletes work hard every day for four years to get an offer from a college. Now is finally the time for Marian’s own, Maggie Finnegan, Amber Reynolds, and Lauren Payton (12) to sign for their college commitment. Their friends and family surround them to support this achievement. Col...

The Storm Is Coming: Wrestling Season

The Storm Is Coming: Wrestling Season

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer & Photographer

November 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

As 2018 winds down, Marian Central begins to transition to the middle portion of the school year. With that said, we are out with the old and in with the new as our fall sports are over we move into the winter. This winter is exciting as we have the Hurricane Wrestling Team looking for another sh...

The Final Game

The Final Game

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

While the crowd fills the stands, senior parents walk out onto George Harding Field and Landers Pavillion with their athlete, as it is the final time that they will play a home game at Marian Central. After years of playing the sport and dedicating their time, the season winds down to an end, and it is...

Are Teens Freaked by Trick or Treat?

Are Teens Freaked by Trick or Treat?

Ava Palminteri, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Halloween tends to relate to pumpkins, monsters, candy, and most importantly trick or treating. This all-time favorite holiday tradition of getting free sugary treats always puts a smile on those who participated. The opportunity to dress up and go door to door, hoping for sweets never brought disapp...

Newly Licensed and Ready to Go

Newly Licensed and Ready to Go

Conor Drafz, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Driving is a life skill that most would call imperative. A large majority of people learn to drive within their teenage years. In Illinois, it is required for drivers under the age of 18, that they take a drivers ed course and have a certain number of driving hours before obtaining their license. At Mar...

Da Bears are Back in Town

Da Bears are Back in Town

Molly Fitzgerald, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase, Sports

It’s October, which means football is in full gear. The Chicago Bears have been doing fairly well so far this season with a 3-3  record. One of their losses this season have been to the Green Bay Packers, who they will face again in December. Their second loss was to the Dolphins this past weekend,...

Into the Dark: Venom

Into the Dark: Venom

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

Marvel is back with yet again another box office hit. Venom was released on October 5, 2018, and has been a hit making over $205 million with their first four days of the global launch. Some believe this movie is the best released since Marvel's Infinity War, which came out earlier in the year. The mo...

A Glimpse of Our Educators

A Glimpse of Our Educators

Amber Gorbel, Crown writer and photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

From the moment they got their degree, to the first time standing at the front of a room full of students, teachers were probably asking themselves if they are ready to do this as their lifelong career. They did not go to college for four to five years to study something they did not enjoy.    A ...

Halloween Hauntings

Halloween Hauntings

Carly Hoover, Crown Writer & Photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Fall is here and that means one thing, the Halloween season has begun. Spooky season approaches while the trees turn from happy green to a dark, eerie brown and red. As families decorate their houses for this special occasion, children become fascinated with ghouls, goblins and all things scary. If thrill...

Shaping your Future

Shaping your Future

Alexis Potash, Crown writer and photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

With the stress from high school weighing on the shoulders of students can make the idea of applying for college, and scholarships extremely daunting. Planning for the future should be exciting, but it is necessary to account for everything that comes with that. Searching for a college, reviewing the re...

A Scholastic Celebration

A Scholastic Celebration

Anna Podborny, Crown Writer & Photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, NHS, Showcase

Scholarship, character, leadership, and service: these are the four principles of the National Honor Society, a prestigious organization for high school students of excellent achievement. Just applying for NHS is no easy feat: filling out the application is a lengthy and arduous process, plus one must ...

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