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A Note-able Impact

A Note-able Impact

Kelly Cronin, Crown Writer and Photographer

May 20, 2019

The smooth sounds of the clarinet echo in the halls of Marian Central as a senior, Gabe McKenna, recalls her most precious memories in the band program. Most people have a passion for life. Whether it’s a sport, creative arts, or playing an instrument. In Gabe McKenna’s (12) case, her love of playing ...

Coloring Inside The Lines: A Passion For Art

Coloring Inside The Lines: A Passion For Art

Ryan Borchardt, Crown Writer & Photographer

December 13, 2018

Many people find themselves doing something they love and enjoy to do at a young age and that thing sticks with them. Some have a passion for music, others for sports, and some for art.  As the year has gone on, the passion for creation and art has stemmed with freshman Julia Widhalm. She was thoughtf...

Finding Her Voice

Finding Her Voice

Addie Fortin, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018

Music has been a creative outlet for millions of people for decades. Music might be a small part of some people's lives, but for Stephanie Villaceran (12), music came with countless hours of practicing her craft. Ever since she was a young girl, Villaceran has always known that she wanted to pur...

Lights, Camera, Kunz

Lights, Camera, Kunz

Emma Baader, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018

Waiting under the dark curtain, she is soon called onto the stage. She then takes one deep breath in, and the directors call the ambitious, cheerful actress to her mark. Kaylyn Kunz (12) has been apart of all the Marian Theater productions for the past four years. From the spotlight to behind th...

Last Curtain Call

Last Curtain Call

Mae Novakoski, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018

Chances are most people have been to a play or musical and left the production thinking about the intense music, flamboyant costumes, or gifted performers. Most of the experience is based on what is seen and heard. While watching a performance, the focus is typically the actors, but there is so much be...

The Camera Crew

The Camera Crew

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018

Tiffany Teubert (12), Addison Fortin (12), and Mae Novakoski (12) are three members of the senior class at Marian Central. Tiffany and Addie are members of the girls’ soccer team at Marian.  Both were two of the sophomores on the state runner-up soccer team in 2016. They are current senior leade...

Drama Queen (Literally)

Drama Queen (Literally)

Olivia Suarez, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017

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

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...

Gracias, Karla

Gracias, Karla

Kailin Fortin, Crown Staff

May 24, 2017

It is easy to see why Karla Juarez is the 2017 Spanish Honors Society President. She is recognized for her hard work and dedication to the society. She was named president because of her personal understanding and passion for the Spanish language and culture. Karla is a four year Spanish student with ...

The Musical Man

The Musical Man

Laura Knapp, Crown Staff

May 24, 2017

The fine arts are alive and well here at Marian. Over the past few years, the theater department has put on amazing productions, from whimsical musicals like Once Upon a Mattress, to classic Shakespearean comedies like Twelfth Night. Although these productions are very different, they had one thing in common: Victor Pannke.

The Star Behind the Scenes

The Star Behind the Scenes

Meredith Bryan, Crown Staff

May 24, 2017

When watching a theater production, it is easy to see how hard the actors and actresses worked to memorize lines, get into character, and deliver their lines, but to truly see how much work goes into a show, you have to look behind the scenes. A good performance requires stage crew, directors, set d...

The Wonderful, Witty, and Wise Writer

The Wonderful, Witty, and Wise Writer

Leia Sebion, Crown Staff

May 23, 2017

Sarah Zabala  first became invested in Writer’s Society her freshman year at Marian, and since has become a pivotal member and a leader of the club. She is a creative force behind the club, and helps to come up with many of the activities they do during the club, one of her favorites is “Six Wo...

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