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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 coun...

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...

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...

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Addison Fortin, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 21, 2017


Filed under A & E, Clubs/Organizations, News, School, Showcase, Theatre

The staff, actors, and actresses of this play are anxiously waiting to show the student body the final product that they have worked weeks for. The Cast and Crew for this year's Fall Play decided that they want to try something new, something that hasn’t been performed ta Marian for many years...

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