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The Final Game

The Final Game

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

While the crowd fills the stands, senior parents walk out onto George Harding Field and Landers Pavillion with their athlete, as it is the final time that they will play a home game at Marian Central. After years of playing the sport and dedicating their time, the season winds down to an end, and it is...

Are Teens Freaked by Trick or Treat?

Are Teens Freaked by Trick or Treat?

Ava Palminteri, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Halloween tends to relate to pumpkins, monsters, candy, and most importantly trick or treating. This all-time favorite holiday tradition of getting free sugary treats always puts a smile on those who participated. The opportunity to dress up and go door to door, hoping for sweets never brought disapp...

Newly Licensed and Ready to Go

Newly Licensed and Ready to Go

Conor Drafz, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Driving is a life skill that most would call imperative. A large majority of people learn to drive within their teenage years. In Illinois, it is required for drivers under the age of 18, that they take a drivers ed course and have a certain number of driving hours before obtaining their license. At Mar...

Da Bears are Back in Town

Da Bears are Back in Town

Molly Fitzgerald, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase, Sports

It’s October, which means football is in full gear. The Chicago Bears have been doing fairly well so far this season with a 3-3  record. One of their losses this season have been to the Green Bay Packers, who they will face again in December. Their second loss was to the Dolphins this past weekend,...

Into the Dark: Venom

Into the Dark: Venom

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

Marvel is back with yet again another box office hit. Venom was released on October 5, 2018, and has been a hit making over $205 million with their first four days of the global launch. Some believe this movie is the best released since Marvel's Infinity War, which came out earlier in the year. The mo...

A Glimpse of Our Educators

A Glimpse of Our Educators

Amber Gorbel, Crown writer and photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

From the moment they got their degree, to the first time standing at the front of a room full of students, teachers were probably asking themselves if they are ready to do this as their lifelong career. They did not go to college for four to five years to study something they did not enjoy.    A ...

Halloween Hauntings

Halloween Hauntings

Carly Hoover, Crown Writer & Photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Fall is here and that means one thing, the Halloween season has begun. Spooky season approaches while the trees turn from happy green to a dark, eerie brown and red. As families decorate their houses for this special occasion, children become fascinated with ghouls, goblins and all things scary. If thrill...

Shaping your Future

Shaping your Future

Alexis Potash, Crown writer and photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

With the stress from high school weighing on the shoulders of students can make the idea of applying for college, and scholarships extremely daunting. Planning for the future should be exciting, but it is necessary to account for everything that comes with that. Searching for a college, reviewing the re...

A Scholastic Celebration

A Scholastic Celebration

Anna Podborny, Crown Writer & Photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, NHS, Showcase

Scholarship, character, leadership, and service: these are the four principles of the National Honor Society, a prestigious organization for high school students of excellent achievement. Just applying for NHS is no easy feat: filling out the application is a lengthy and arduous process, plus one must ...

The Key to Serving Others

The Key to Serving Others

Jordyn Balduf, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Key Club, Showcase

Key Club is traditionally the largest and longest-running service club at Marian Central.  Not only does it instill important life skills, but it also creates good morals for those who want to put others before themselves. For many, it’s a fantastic way to give back to the community. Special deeds...

Tennis Transformation

Tennis Transformation

Alexis Potash, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

A season of serves like none before. A new coach has taken over the Girl's Tennis team, Coach Gina Jasovic.  Along with a new coach, there was also a more intense practice schedule that has been implemented including a new weight training and conditioning schedule. A new uniform is now being wor...

A New Member to Our Family

A New Member to Our Family

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Peregrini via Veritatis, Showcase

This year Marian welcomes a new face. There has been an absence of the full-time priest position for the since Father Thomas Doyle left after the 2016-2017 school year. Last year there was a part-time priest, but that didn't fill the spiritual hole that was still missing in the Marian family. Now, Mari...

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