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Forecast: Chile All Weekend!

Forecast: Chile All Weekend!

Anthony Silva, Crown Staff

February 27, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, MUN, Showcase, Student Life

The United Nations held a meeting this past weekend in Chicago to discuss solutions to many of the world’s current problems. It was amazing because all the countries’ leaders were still in high school! Of course, we’re talking about the Model United Nations, not the real organization. This “...

It’s a Celebration!

It’s a Celebration!

Casey Wells, Journalism Club Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, NHS, Showcase

Look around this week, and you’ll notice new scenery decking the Marian halls: colorful signs, all handmade by NHS members. Some are decorated with balloons and gift boxes, while others try to catch the eyes of passersby with simple colorful flair. In the entire school, there is only one poster that is bedazzled, with a single slice of cake drawn on; bonus points if you can find it. All of these posters are meant to advertise the same thing: National Honor Society’s “Birthday Boxes” service project.

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On the Eleventh day of “Crownsmas”…

On the Eleventh day of “Crownsmas”…

Kailin Fortin, Crown Staff

December 21, 2016


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

Sunday, December 4th marked the first snowfall of the winter season. With a perfect snowfall comes perfect weather for snow activities. Students enjoy snow sports like skiing and snowboarding, or sledding. Many visit ski hills and courses such as Alpine Valley Resort or Wilmot Mountain Ski Resort. Wilmot...

On the Twelfth day of “Crownsmas”…

On the Twelfth day of “Crownsmas”…

Leia Sebion, Crown Staff

December 21, 2016


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

Every December 26th, Julia Jenkner (11) begins her year long count down until the next Christmas. Throughout the entire year, her Christmas spirit is lives on, but it truly comes out once December hits. “I try to bring the Christmas spirit to Marian by bringing trees into some of my teachers classrooms,...

Key Club Spina Bifida Fundraiser

Key Club Spina Bifida Fundraiser

Keegan Edwards, Crown Staff

December 18, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Key Club, Showcase, Student Life

Key Club was contacted by Woodstock Kiwanis Club to help the Illinois Spina Bifida Association with its annual Christmas Party on December 3rd.

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On the Tenth Day of “Crownsmas…”

On the Tenth Day of “Crownsmas…”

Karlie Blaz, Crown Staff

December 16, 2016


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

Every year we take a break off from school to celebrate the holidays with our loved ones. We sip some hot chocolate, get into a few snowball fights, and open presents on Christmas morning. However, America is not the only country with Christmas traditions. Greece- A vital and traditional piece to a Gr...

On the Ninth Day of “Crownsmas”…

On the Ninth Day of “Crownsmas”…

Jenna Walker, Crown Staff

December 15, 2016


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

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year and the decorations help show the joy of the season. They don’t have to be anything fancy. Decorations on the outside of the house could be as simple as putting five candles in the windows like they did before electricity or as big as decorating your...

On the Eighth Day of “Crownmas…”

On the Eighth Day of “Crownmas…”

Marissa Tarzian, Crown Staff Writer

December 14, 2016


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

Ugly sweaters have become a popular trend around Christmas time, but the cost is starting to get out of hand. Luckily, there are some fun and cute alternatives to finding the perfect ugly sweater. #1. DIY Diy can be a great choice and look really nice. Making your own sweater may seem like a lot of work but...

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...

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...

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...

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