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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...

The Snowy Sports Season

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Sports, Winter

It is finally winter. That means hot chocolate, snowmen, and winter sports. Marian’s winter sports have just kicked off with wrestling, basketball, dance, and chess teams looking to pile up the wins this year and are looking to continue to expand the programs over the years. Let's start with the...

To Buy or Not To Buy

To Buy or Not To Buy

Emma Baader, Crown Writer and Photographer

January 8, 2018


Filed under Local, News

  Under an evergreen tree lie presents in all different sizes and wrappings; the gifts are pleasantly waiting to be opened on the twenty-fifth of December. Everyone has different interests, and holiday gifts can vary from person to person. People can have either secret gifts of creativity ...

Made with Love: Christmas Treats

Made with Love: Christmas Treats

Olivia Arza, Crown Writer and Photographer

January 8, 2018


Filed under Local, News

     As the smell of freshly-chopped pines with a mix of cinnamon swirl around the air, people are transported into the most wonderful time of the year. Many houses have holiday movies playing along as little elves bake from dawn till dark. Timers are ticking away as treats are slowly r...

Let’s Get Lost

Let’s Get Lost

Jacob Toman, Crown Writer & Photographer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Student Life

What's great about fall? Is it that addicting Pumpkin spice latte at Starbucks? Is it Six Flags Fright Fest? Or what about corn mazes?  Like Tom's Farm where the maze is shaped like a tow truck? Or Richardson's Corn Maze with a Cubs theme? Or even All Seasons Orchard which has its own original maze...

The Fun Game of Fantasy Football

The Fun Game of Fantasy Football

Joey Fitzgerald, Jr., Crown Writer & Photographer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Op-Ed, Professional Sports, Showcase, Sports

It is now fall, everyone's favorite season. That means sweaters, fires, and spending Sundays on the couch watching the one thing everyone loves. That's right, the NFL is back every weekend bringing fans across the country joy on a Sundays, Mondays, and Thursdays while getting to cheer on their te...

Shopping for Deals and Steals

Shopping for Deals and Steals

Olivia Arza, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

November is officially here, which means time to get ready for mouthwatering turkey, getting together with family, and holiday shopping. The stores are decorated with the most colorful decorations in town as Christmas music blasts through the speakers. Shoppers fill carts to the brim with gifts a...

Adventures in Autumn

Adventures in Autumn

Amy Herff, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Local, News

The leaves have started to change into vibrant shades of yellow and orange as they begin to fall from the trees. The crisp morning air is growing colder, and children are beginning to pick out their costumes for the long-awaited night of horror and excitement that is Halloween. Fall has just arri...

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.

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...

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