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Bittersweet Firsts and Lasts

Bittersweet Firsts and Lasts

Jordyn Baldulf, Crown Writer & Photographer

September 12, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

As anxious 14-year-olds walk through the door and begin setting up their fresh lockers for the year, the seniors are anticipating the ending of their journey at Marian Central. How do both age groups prepare to start their “next step?” New friendships are formed that will last a lifetime. Un...

Becoming a Hurricane

Becoming a Hurricane

Emily Richie, Crown Writer & Photographer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Alumni Corner, News, School, Showcase

As summer winds down, students receive their schedules in the mail and set up their lockers, while teachers are busy getting their classrooms ready for the upcoming school year.  As the 2018-2019 school year approaches Many of the new teachers are excited, nervous, and eager for the school year to ...

Welcome to the Shark Tank

Welcome to the Shark Tank

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Children are always creative and think of new things that they could imagine and invent. What if you had a chance to make one of these ideas? Something that could help people out or a really clever idea? And, on top of that, make a little money and grow into a real business? Well, the IDEA class i...

Checkmate

Checkmate

Addison Fortin, Crown Writer and Photographer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, News, School, Showcase, Sports, Winter

Students on the first floor are called out to line the hallway as the band plays the fight song, waiting to see the new state-bound team. As students anxiously wait to see what team will come around the corner, the anticipation builds. Is it football? Or maybe wrestling? This time it is Marian C...

30 Seconds of Fame

30 Seconds of Fame

Emma Baader, Crown Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under A & E, National, News, Showcase

  Football has brought all different demographics of Americans together, making the Super Bowl one of the biggest nights of the year, and the competition for airtime is relentless. Numerous football Sundays with overused ESPN ads have led up to the grand productions of the costly yet entertain...

On to the Next Chapter

On to the Next Chapter

Mae Novakoski, Crown Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Student Life

As the month of March approaches, the school year reaches the final stretch. Throughout the year the senior class has been experiencing so many bittersweet lasts: the last football game, last basketball game, last volleyball game, and last halftime performance.  As the clock runs out on each of th...

Winning Gold in the Cold

Winning Gold in the Cold

Ellen Sharp, Crown Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under National, News, Showcase

Patriotism is always important to an individual and their country. Wherever someone is from, they want to support their country and its athletes.  Patriotism can be expressed every day, but every 4 years there is a great opportunity for everyone to show their support and love for their country. Wa...

ALS: “Shooting” for a Cure

ALS: “Shooting” for a Cure

Mae Novakoski, Crown Writer and Photographer

February 5, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Sports, Winter

Not only do the students of Marian Central participate in athletics for the love of the sport, but they also love playing for a cause. There is no doubt that athletes are passionate about their sport, and that passion can rise to greater heights when the game symbolizes something more than just the ...

Ready for Curtain Call

Ready for Curtain Call

Amy Herff, Crown Writer

February 5, 2018


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

Countless musicals and performances have crossed the stage of Marian Central including Beauty and the Beast, The Pajama Game, and The Miracle Worker. With performing comes practice. The young actors and actresses, accompanied by Mrs. Connell, Miss Gallagher, and Mr. S. Lalor, made the trip to Ill...

Improving Life One Year at a Time

Improving Life One Year at a Time

Emma Baader, Crown Writer and Photographer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase, Student Life

The ancient Babylonians started the ritual of resolution making. They would promise their gods that, if they would complete goals for the year, they would be gifted in the coming year. People saw the coming year as a fresh start to end bad habits and begin new ones. Making resolutions is a great...

It’s Beginning to Look A lot Like Christmas

Tiffany Teubert, Crown Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under Local, News

The day after Thanksgiving, many families go out to chop down a Christmas tree. They can be found walking together, weaving in and out of the trees, trying to find the perfect tree before one of the siblings does. In the distance a faint chopping is wishing through the air. Cutting down the tree is j...

‘Tis the Season

Mae Novakoski, Crown Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under Local, News

The chilly sweater weather of December has finally arrived, and the anticipation of Christmas break is growing greater and greater each day. Everyone here at Marian Central is in the Christmas spirit: whether it’s wearing a silly Christmas tie to school, student’s mother's passing out candy cane...

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