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Swinging into Spring

Swinging into Spring

Molly Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring

Spring is here and that means so is softball season. This is the first year that the Marian Central softball team will be traveling to Murfreesboro, Tennessee during Spring Break. A new season will allow the team to grow and have an even better season than previous years. This upcoming season the team w...

History Has Been Made

History Has Been Made

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

Marian Central Catholic High School has just capped off a historic season during the last weekend in February in Bloomington, IL bringing home a Team State trophy. The craziest part about it is how fast the team got turned around. Three years ago David Silva was named Head Coach and what he has done...

Students in the Spotlight

Students in the Spotlight

Carly Hoover, Crown Writer and Photographer

March 18, 2019


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

Ever wanted to experience the magic of theater, but don’t have the time to make a commitment to the school musical, black box, or spring play? Intro to Theater and Theater 2 offer the opportunity for students to participate and learn more about theater and what happens on and off the stage. Twice a y...

Kindness Starts Now

Ava Palminteri, Crown Writer and Photographer

March 18, 2019


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Friends of Rachel, Showcase

Marian has always promoted kindness and care throughout the school. Friends of Rachel, a club dedicated to spreading kindness, is one way the school does so. More specifically, Kindness Matters Week is Friends of Rachel’s biggest event of the year. However, some students don’t know what it is, what h...

Spring Into Sports

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring

As winter begins to die down, spring sports are beginning to start up. Marian has many sports to offer during the spring season. For boys, there is, baseball, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, and track and field. For girls, there is, soccer, softball, and track and field offered. Other activities include being ...

Awareness Saves Lives

Awareness Saves Lives

Amber Gorbel, Crown writer and photographer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

When people hear the month of February, the most common thing to think of is Valentines Day. While people are preparing special gifts and dates for their significant other, they are forgetting to recognize that the 14th is not the most important day of the month. In fact, that is just one out of the 28 ...

Bienvenue, Nouveau Professeur de Français

Bienvenue, Nouveau Professeur de Français

Conor Drafz, Crown Writer and Photographer

March 6, 2019


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The new year has brought in new energy to the French department. Mrs. Elizabeth Ghita, a substitute teacher at Marian Central, is using her talents as a tool for the new position that she is currently teaching in. A longtime speaker of the French language, Mrs. Ghita knows a great amount of French cultur...

Where Will I be in a Decade?

Where Will I be in a Decade?

Molly Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Everyone has a different image of what their life will look like in the future. For some people, it’s becoming a vet, a doctor, a lawyer, and for others it’s becoming a teacher, going into the military, or even beginning to start a family. The people’s lives ten years from now could drastica...

Get to Know Your Writer: Ava Palminteri

Get to Know Your Writer: Ava Palminteri

Conor Drafz, Crown Writer & Photographer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Newspaper/Yearbook, Showcase

This school year’s new crop of additions to the Publications team is filled with talented and driven staff members. One of the association’s current members, Ava Palminteri, a sophomore at Marian Central, is a gifted writer on the rise, passionate to let her talents carry her far. Recently, I had...

Red, White, and Who!

Red, White, and Who!

Carly Hoover and Anna Podborny

February 13, 2019


Filed under A & E, News, School, Showcase, Theatre

It all begins with a hat. Just a red and white striped top hat, sitting center stage. For the nostalgic reader, this hat brings up images of talking cats, egg-watching elephants, and strange tiny orange men shouting, “I speak for the trees!” There’s no doubt that most people grew up reading the...

Music Behind The Musical

Music Behind The Musical

Ava Palminteri, Crown Writer and Photographer

February 13, 2019


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

The acting and singing part of the musical is clearly represented when performed live, but the true backbone of the show is the band playing in the background. Each year, students apart of the school band come together to form the pit band used for the musical. The music behind the musical is thanks to...

Marian Marches for Life

Marian Marches for Life

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

February 13, 2019


Filed under National, News, Peregrini via Veritatis, Pro-Life, Showcase

As students said their goodbyes on Wednesday, the bus soon picked up twenty-five students. From sophomores to seniors, Marian students get ready to depart on their pilgrimage to Washington D.C. The trip kicked off with a mass at St. John Neumann in St. Charles, Illinois with Rockford Diocese's Bishop ...

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