The Crown

Ready for Curtain Call

Ready for Curtain Call

Amy Herff, Crown Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, News, School, Showcase, Theatre

Countless musicals and performances have crossed the stage of Marian Central including Beauty and the Beast, The Pajama Game, and The Miracle Worker. With performing comes practice. The young actors and actresses, accompanied by Mrs. Connell, Miss Gallagher, and Mr. S. Lalor, made the trip to Ill...

Fire and Ice

Fire and Ice

Amy Herff, Crown Writer and Photographer

January 9, 2018


Filed under Student Life

  The sweet aroma of freshly-baked cookies fills the air as the newly-made fire crackles near the children wrapping gifts to give to their family members. Outside, the yard is filled with snow as the neighborhood kids build snowmen and ice skate on the nearby pond. Winter time is about the snow ...

Adventures in Autumn

Adventures in Autumn

Amy Herff, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Local, News

The leaves have started to change into vibrant shades of yellow and orange as they begin to fall from the trees. The crisp morning air is growing colder, and children are beginning to pick out their costumes for the long-awaited night of horror and excitement that is Halloween. Fall has just arri...

Four Parks, One School

Four Parks, One School

Amy Herff, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Student Life

The classic expected hallways of Marian Central have now turned into the magical experience everyone loves, Disney World. Marian’s Homecoming brings the Disney World experience to Woodstock without ever leaving the state. The seniors' hallway has been transformed into the grand castle of Magic K...

A Long Way From Home

A Long Way From Home

Amy Herff, Crown Writer & Photographer

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Student Life

Every teenager gets excited about leaving home one day, but envision living 7,252 miles away from family and attending school in a different country where everyone speaks a different language.  This struggling task is what life is like for Bobby Huang (9) and Neil Shuai (10). These new students are star...

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