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The Effects of Senioritis on the Behavior of High School Seniors

The Effects of Senioritis on the Behavior of High School Seniors

Conor Smith, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Prognosis Senioritis is a disease commonly found in youths between the ages of 17 and 18 who are in their fourth year of high school. It is easily spread from person to person through communication (talking, texting, just overall speaking on the topic of school). The condition gets worse as the per...

Drama Queen (Literally)

Drama Queen (Literally)

Olivia Suarez, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Spotlights, Student Life, Theatre

As a senior, Rebecca Corn has been in 11 productions in total and 8 of them have been at Marian.  Right now she is thinking about minoring at college for theater. I asked her what got her interested into theater in the first place and she said “ I'm not particularly athletic so this was a way to get...

Marian’s Picasso

Marian’s Picasso

Kailin Fortin, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under A & E, Spotlights, Student Life

Senior Mikayla Knuth has been involved with art from a very young age. Art is and has always been a very large part of her life. Just by looking at her artwork, one can tell how talented and passionate she is about artwork, as Mikayla says, “I don't just love making art, I love to be around it”. Much...

From Senior to Junior: Prom Advice

From Senior to Junior: Prom Advice

Olivia Suarez, Crown Staff

April 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Prom is an exciting and anticipated experience for upperclassmen, but for some Juniors prom can seem complicated. With so many things to plan and flowers to buy, students can become stressed over the details instead of enjoying the celebration. These tips are from Marian Seniors to help Juniors navigate...

Decision 2017

Decision 2017

Meredith Bryan, Crown Staff

March 21, 2017


Filed under Op-Ed, Student Life

For Marian Central’s class of 2017, the college commitment deadline of May 1 is fast approaching. Though most applications to universities have been submitted, our seniors are still working hard submitting scholarship essays. By now most universities have sent out either acceptance or rejection letters,...

New Uniform Jackets

New Uniform Jackets

Jenna Walker, Crown Staff

March 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Marian has added a new item to their uniform policy, a uniform jacket. It is a black fleece pullover jacket that can go over your polo or sweater uniform.  This is an optional purchase so students don’t have to get it if they don’t want to. When a student is chilly they are able to put these jacket...

The Paris Picture Paints A Thousand Words

The Paris Picture Paints A Thousand Words

Sydney Waters, Crown Travel Blogger

March 13, 2017


Filed under "Marian in Paris", Showcase, Student Life

Saturday, March 25th, marked one month living in Paris for me. Reflecting upon this past month, I have definitely grown as a person through my new experiences. Paris is truly an inspiring and unique city with endless amounts of museums to visit and crepes to eat. Throughout my stay in Paris, I have ...

Tri-M’s Tri-umph

Tri-M’s Tri-umph

Nikki Baron, Crown Staff

March 7, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Showcase, Student Life

  One thing that all Marian students look forward to on Valentine’s Day is receiving beautiful carnations in their first period class. Every year, Mr. Rome and the Tri-M Music Society plan a flower, sale which allowed students to send a flower and message to their friends, favorite teach...

Shakespeare in Chicago

Shakespeare in Chicago

Grace Dawson, Crown Editor

March 2, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Student Life

The AP Literature class took a field trip to Chicago’s Shakespeare Theatre, to see Love’s Labor’s Lost. This particular play is one of Shakespeare's lesser known, early works. The comedy follows the escapades of four men whom have just made  a three year pact.

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Welcome Future Hurricanes!

Welcome Future Hurricanes!

Kailin Fortin, Crown Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Student Life

On Thursday February 16th, Marian invited 6th graders from various feeder schools in the area to come visit the school. These schools include: Montini, St. Mary’s, St. Thomas, and others. The students were split up randomly upon arrival and were able to tour the school while it was in session to get...

Forecast: Chile All Weekend!

Forecast: Chile All Weekend!

Anthony Silva, Crown Staff

February 27, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, MUN, Showcase, Student Life

The United Nations held a meeting this past weekend in Chicago to discuss solutions to many of the world’s current problems. It was amazing because all the countries’ leaders were still in high school! Of course, we’re talking about the Model United Nations, not the real organization. This “...

Marian Welcomes the Class of 2021!

Marian Welcomes the Class of 2021!

Laura Knapp, Crown Staff

February 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The gyms and cafeteria were full of activities to help the incoming and current students have fun and learn about Marian at Freshman and Eighth Grade Activity Night on February 4. There was jousting, "mega jenga", and RC cars in the main gym, with volleyball and basketball in the auxiliary gym. The caf...

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