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The “Key” to a Life of Service

The “Key” to a Life of Service

Cassidy Grubbe, Crown Staff

May 25, 2016


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

Ben Sykora (12) has been an avid member of Marian’s Key Club for the past three years. Participating in this club has been turning point for him. He looks back on his experience, saying, “Key Club showed me the compassion inside me I didn’t know I already had.”

Hard Work Does Pay Off

Hard Work Does Pay Off

Haley Hartmann, Crown Staff

May 24, 2016


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

As a member of NHS, Lydia Herbst has been able to exercise her passion for service by helping with countless activities put together by the organization.

Do You Accept Rachel’s Challenge?

Do You Accept Rachel’s Challenge?

Alex Benn, Crown Writer

April 10, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Friends of Rachel, Showcase, Student Life

Rachel Joy Scott, one of the 12 victims in the Columbine tragedy of 1999, has fulfilled her mission to “motivate, educate, and bring positive change to many young people”. Her story and intention to touch the hearts of millions make her a role model to all, and has inspired a national club to be...

The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture

Nikki Baron, Crown Staff

February 23, 2016


Filed under Student Life

On January 16th, a group of 31 sophomores set out to the nation's capitol to stand up for pro-life for March for Life. This retreat offered students the chance to visit Washington, D.C. to support pro-life and tour the city. My experience on this trip changed my views on the pro-life movement, made me stronger in faith, and gave me the chance to become closer to my classmates.

The Opportune Moment

The Opportune Moment

Alex Benn, Crown Staff

December 8, 2015


Filed under Student Life

2015 marks the 6th year that Marian has encouraged their juniors to explore their faith life and better their relationships with fellow classmates. Kairos means “a time in between”, or rather a time something special can happen between you and God. Some consider the retreat to be life-changing, and...

On the Battlefield with the Scholastic Bowl Team

On the Battlefield with the Scholastic Bowl Team

Anna Podborny, Crown Staff

November 25, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Eight rounds. Nine schools. One hundred and sixty tossups. On Saturday, October 17, 2015, Scholastic Bowl attended its first meet of the school year. The team consisted of Maranda Donaldson (10), Gabby Castro (10), Sheila Sagear (12), Claire Van Der Bosch (11), Julia Tompkins (12), Anna Podborny (9), Jame...

Pilgrimage to Rome

Gavin Olsen, Crown Staff

November 12, 2015


Filed under News, School, Student Life

It seems to be tradition at Marian Central that the seniors of the Theology 4: Intensive Studies class are presented with an opportunity to embark on a trip of a lifetime at the end of each school year. An opportunity to walk where saints walked, see some of the finest artwork ever created before in...

From Student to Teacher

From Student to Teacher

Barbara Yerkes, Crown Staff

November 12, 2015


Filed under Alumni Corner, Showcase, Student Life

Teaching at a school that you formerly attended as a student can be a challenge, but also can help offer insight as to how to improve learning conditions in the classroom. This year, Marian welcomes Ms. Carran, an alumni, to the teaching staff. Her classes for the year include Trigonometry, Trigonometry...

Pep Band Spotlight

Pep Band Spotlight

Nikki Baron, Crown Staff

November 12, 2015


Filed under A & E, Spotlights, Student Life

At the age of three Sheila Sagear (12) took her first music lesson reluctantly, but thirteen years later now has a passion and love for the art. Sagear started playing music by taking private piano lessons from her teacher Mrs. Lowery. At first Sagear hated music but after her first year her perspective...

All About Mr. Rome

All About Mr. Rome

Haley Hartmann, Crown Staff

November 6, 2015


Filed under A & E, Showcase, Spotlights, Student Life

Mr. Rome, the band and choir teacher, has been teaching at Marian since the fall of 1986. Before coming to Marian, Mr. Rome taught at a grade school for about 11 years, making this his 41st year teaching! Surprisingly, he planned on becoming a dentist until his senior year of high school, when his private...

Saint Viator was No Match for Our Boys in Red

Saint Viator was No Match for Our Boys in Red

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

November 5, 2015


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

Marian faced St.Viator for the annual Homecoming football game on October 9th. Homecoming is a time for alumni, students, and staff to come to George Harding Field to watch the Canes play. Homecoming King and Queen are also crowned at this game. Nicole Rhodes (12) and Emitt Peisert (12) were the 2015-2016...

Homecoming Week: Super Spirit Day

Homecoming Week: Super Spirit Day

Jake Tinkham, Crown Staff

November 5, 2015


Filed under Student Life

On the last day of homecoming week everyone is excited for the weekend but some didn’t want this week to end. When you looked around during mass and the pep rally, you would have seen a “Red Sea” of students sitting on the bleachers . Many students found out by the end of the week, going all out...

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