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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.

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...

“Marian in Paris”

“Marian in Paris”

Sydney Waters, Crown Writer & Travel Blogger

February 3, 2017


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

“Joie de vivre” in French refers to the happiness that is derived from life. Throughout my first week as a Parisian, happiness has come from the little things like the many croissants and millions of different phrases, but this particular French phrase has stuck with me. This week in Paris, I have...

Guys Poms Bring the Heat

Guys Poms Bring the Heat

Laura Knapp, Crown Staff

January 4, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life, Winter

It might have been below zero outside, but the guy poms brought the heat at Lander’s Pavilion with the annual Christmas Dance! All their hard work paid off during half time, when they nailed their hilariously entertaining routine. The junior and senior guys danced to artists from Kesha to Ariana...

Key Club Spina Bifida Fundraiser

Key Club Spina Bifida Fundraiser

Keegan Edwards, Crown Staff

December 18, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Key Club, Showcase, Student Life

Key Club was contacted by Woodstock Kiwanis Club to help the Illinois Spina Bifida Association with its annual Christmas Party on December 3rd.

DIY Ideas to Brighten Up the Holidays!

DIY Ideas to Brighten Up the Holidays!

Marissa Tarzian, Crown Staff

December 16, 2016


Filed under A & E, Op-Ed, Showcase, Student Life

Sometimes finding gifts and decorations during the holiday season can be difficult and expensive. These are hopefully a few fun ways to make things and little bit easier.

Road to Glory

Road to Glory

Elizabeth Latimer, Crown Journalism Club Writer

December 14, 2016


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Student Life

Starting as the star center - midfielder, Rachel Stone (11) had to walk off the soccer field due to too many concussions. Although finding another competitive sport wouldn’t be a challenge for her, stepping off the soccer field was one of the hardest things for Stone. Stone’s fascination ...

Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Tips

Laura Knapp, Crown Staff

December 13, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Now that the first snowfall has come and gone, it finally feels like winter is really here. Although holiday activities and snowball fights are fun, it’s important to know how to stay safe. Woodstock isn’t exactly the North Pole, but we do get temperatures below zero, and have an average 37.1 ...

The Crown’s “Favorite Things”

The Crown’s “Favorite Things”

Gianna Kolner and Barbara Yerkes

December 12, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The Crown staff has been working hard on the online newspaper all year, and now we are sharing some of our "favorite things" that we loved this year, or are asking for Christmas!

NHS Spotlight of Vanessa Garrelts

NHS Spotlight of Vanessa Garrelts

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Staff

December 6, 2016


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

National Honors Society is an admirable accomplishment, especially at Marian Central. This September, 36 juniors and seniors were inducted into the organization after being selected and accepted by a committee. Members of NHS are expected to show leadership, service and character, and being apart is a...

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