The Crown

From Awkward to Awesome

From Awkward to Awesome

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

May 20, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Starting at a new school can be awkward, from not knowing where to go, or who everyone is, awkward things are bound to happen. Stepping into school on the first day can be overwhelming as returning students catch up with friends, freshmen are bumping into classmates, walking up the stairs, or piling books ...

All Around the World

All Around the World

Conor Drafz, Crown Writer

May 20, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Most people can only dream of going off to exotic places and exciting countries, but for Delaney Doherty (12) this dream is a reality. Doherty has traveled to most places imaginable and continues to travel across the globe. These visits outside the country impact who she is as a person and have opened ...

The Calls of the Canes

The Calls of the Canes

Jordyn Balduf, Crown Writer and Photographer

May 16, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Students rush out of school to buy supplies preparing for the theme to support the Hurricanes in the Student Section. Signs are made and props are set up to aid the crowd in cheering. The infamous white baby powder explosion symbolizes the start of the Hurricane’s football season. Leading the pack of the...

Spring Breaking Out the Sunnies

Jordyn Balduf, Crown Writer and Photographer

May 16, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Whether sinking your toes into the soft sand or enjoying the somewhat spring weather in Illinois, It is week away from school in March offering self-care and relaxation. For many spring breakers, the week becomes a blur as time goes by so fast. The brain needs a pause to recollect all the knowledge gai...

Sweaters V. Polos: The Battle of the Better Uniform

Ava Palminteri, Crown Writer and Photographer

May 16, 2019


Filed under Student Life

As the weather changes outside, so do the uniforms. Sweaters for the winter season and polos for the fall and spring. It’s mandatory that you switch from one to the other when the seasons switches. Many students, however, are not big fans of the uniform options Marian provides. Students either love ...

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 ...

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...

The Nutcracker: A Christmas Story for All Generations

The Nutcracker: A Christmas Story for All Generations

Amber Gorbel, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 18, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase, Student Life

The lights dim, the curtain rises, the audience goes silent. It is that time of the year where music and dance come together and create something beautiful. The Nutcracker and the Mouse King is a Christmas’ favorite fantasy since 1892 when it was first performed. Since then, the ballet is held in t...

Flashback Christmas

Flashback Christmas

Jordyn Balduf, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Christmas is a time for spreading kindness to loved ones and getting involved in the festive fun. As a young child, many of us have different holiday experiences. Some call to mind building snowmen until the sun would start to dim. A child’s imagination brings the snowman to life and it becomes a friend...

The Race to Write

The Race to Write

Anna Podborny, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 13, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase, Student Life

Writing 50,000 words in 30 days seems like an unachievable task. Who would ever want to challenge themselves to write a whole novel, let alone add on a time restraint? Well, in 2017, over 400,000 people around the world tried to complete their own novels, and the number grows each year. National Novel...

The student news site of Marian Central Catholic High School
Student Life