The Crown

Game, Set, Match

Lindsey and her doubles partner junior Carly Hoover celebrate a win at the 2018 IHSA Antioch Class 1A Sectionals

Carly Hoover, Crown Writer and Photographer

May 16, 2019

The devotion it takes in participating in a sport for all four years of high school comes with undeniable focus and determination.  Senior Lindsey Litterer has been a staple in building the Marian Central Tennis program since joining the team her freshman year and playing every year after. Tennis is a s...

Students in the Spotlight

Theater 2 students gather for a picture after the successful show!

Carly Hoover, Crown Writer and Photographer

March 18, 2019

Ever wanted to experience the magic of theater, but don’t have the time to make a commitment to the school musical, black box, or spring play? Intro to Theater and Theater 2 offer the opportunity for students to participate and learn more about theater and what happens on and off the stage. Twice a y...

Red, White, and Who!

The construction and painting of the set took nearly five weeks to complete.

Carly Hoover and Anna Podborny

February 13, 2019

It all begins with a hat. Just a red and white striped top hat, sitting center stage. For the nostalgic reader, this hat brings up images of talking cats, egg-watching elephants, and strange tiny orange men shouting, “I speak for the trees!” There’s no doubt that most people grew up reading the...

Twinkling Trees

The Historic Woodstock Square swarming with visitors as the ceremony of the Lighting has just begun.

Carly Hoover, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 13, 2018

The annual Lighting of the Square is an iconic tradition for the city of Woodstock. Every year on Friday after Thanksgiving, families and friends join together in the historic square to watch the festive holiday lights turned on to commemorate the beginning of the Christmas season.  The Lighting...

‘Tis The Season

Aisles in stores begin preparing for Christmas late November/early October

Carly Hoover, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 27, 2018

Signs of winter have already begun showing, with flurries here and there and temperatures dropping fast. Every year, stores like Hobby Lobby or Michaels start putting out their holiday decorations earlier and earlier. So the question needs to be asked, how early is too early for Christmas? Seeing as Hal...

Back to School Blues

Back to School Blues

Carly Hoover, Crown Writer & Photographer

September 10, 2018

The days get shorter, the breeze gets cooler, and that can only mean one thing, summer is coming to an end, fast. Saying goodbye to the warm sun and spending all of one’s time by the pool can come as a hard realization for students. School is starting and students are not looking forward to the begin...

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