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IHSA Solo and Ensemble

IHSA Solo and Ensemble

Olivia Suarez, Crown Staff

March 21, 2017


Filed under News, School

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 competition that can either be preformed in a group or individually. It started at 7:00 am, but Marian didn't have its first performance...

SNL Ratings Soar Thanks to Satirical Sketches

SNL Ratings Soar Thanks to Satirical Sketches

Stefanie Henkel, Crown Staff

March 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, World

  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 political importance. After they aired these sketch...

Shakespeare in Chicago

Shakespeare in Chicago

Grace Dawson, Crown Editor

March 2, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Student Life

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.

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Feed My Starving Children

Feed My Starving Children

Jenna Walker, Crown Staff

March 1, 2017


Filed under Key Club, News, School, Showcase

On Friday February 18th, Marian Central’s Key Club made a trip to Feed My Starving Children after the half day of school. What Feed My Starving Children is all about is that it is a volunteer run company that serves food all around the world to the countries in need. Without the help of the volunteers,...

Welcome Future Hurricanes!

Welcome Future Hurricanes!

Kailin Fortin, Crown Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Student Life

On Thursday February 16th, Marian invited 6th graders from various feeder schools in the area to come visit the school. These schools include: Montini, St. Mary’s, St. Thomas, and others. The students were split up randomly upon arrival and were able to tour the school while it was in session to get...

En Garde!

En Garde!

Conor Smith, Crown Staff

February 16, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Sports, Winter

As winter slowly turns into the spring, the 2016-2017 winter sports season comes closer to an end. Spirits warm up with the weather, but to some, this is a time of sadness as their season ends, or, as for the seniors, the last season they may ever play closes out. Such is the situation for Marian Central’s fencing team, as they come close to the end of their season.

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Woodstock’s Wonderland

Woodstock’s Wonderland

Kennidy Giles, Crown Staff

December 18, 2016


Filed under Community Events, Local, News, Showcase

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

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Road to Glory

Road to Glory

Elizabeth Latimer, Crown Journalism Club Writer

December 14, 2016


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Student Life

Starting as the star center - midfielder, Rachel Stone (11) had to walk off the soccer field due to too many concussions. Although finding another competitive sport wouldn’t be a challenge for her, stepping off the soccer field was one of the hardest things for Stone. Stone’s fascination ...

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...

Rising to the Challenge

Rising to the Challenge

Casey Wells, Crown Journalism Club Editor

November 21, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, News, NHS, School, Showcase

  Gabby Castro (11) has a lot on her plate. She is Vice President of Gavel Organization, is a Model United Nations delegate, is a member of both Spanish Honor Society and NHS, is a dancer, a pianist, and has been Class President of Student Council for the past three years. This Saturday, sh...

Looking for College Guidance?

Looking for College Guidance?

Meredith Bryan, Crown Staff

November 16, 2016


Filed under News, School

Numerous colleges visit the Marian Central Guidance Office throughout the school year. These visits are are good way for students to personally meet with a college’s admission counselor and get important questions answered in person.

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What Curse?

What Curse?

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

November 9, 2016


Filed under National, News, Showcase, Sports

With the Cubs down 2 games by Game 4, maybe your faith and high hopes began to fade. You were thinking maybe this isn’t our time yet or the curse is real. The thought “there's always next year,” pops into your head for a slight second, as it seems to every year. But not anymore. The 2016 Chica...

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