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The True Meaning of Christmas

The True Meaning of Christmas

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 13, 2018


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

As the Grinch looks down on the Whos from Mt. Crumpit, he glares as he hates the Christmas Spirit. When the audience watches any of the three Grinch movies, the Christmas spirit gets spread to them making everyone’s Christmas just a little bit brighter. On November 9, 2018, The Grinch made a return in m...

Flashback Christmas

Flashback Christmas

Jordyn Balduf, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Christmas is a time for spreading kindness to loved ones and getting involved in the festive fun. As a young child, many of us have different holiday experiences. Some call to mind building snowmen until the sun would start to dim. A child’s imagination brings the snowman to life and it becomes a friend...

All I Want For Christmas Is…My Favorite Song

All I Want For Christmas Is…My Favorite Song

Ava Palminteri, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 13, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase

The Christmas season is in the air and with it comes to holiday music. The joyful melodies, happy beats, and festive lyrics fill every room, car, and store during this special time. While all songs for this holiday are well-made, some stand out above the rest. There are fan favorites among many, b...

Twinkling Trees

Twinkling Trees

Carly Hoover, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

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...

From 1898 to Eternity: the Long Legacy of Christmas Classics

From 1898 to Eternity: the Long Legacy of Christmas Classics

Conor Drafz, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 13, 2018


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

Christmas season has begun and holiday spirit is in the air. Part of the holiday cheer is the wide selection of Christmas movies that range from new films on the Hallmark Channel, to stop motion specials of the 60s and 70s, like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) and A Year Without a Santa Claus (1974), to...

Countdown to Christmas

Countdown to Christmas

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 27, 2018


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

Snow softly drifting in, scented candles filling the room with the aroma of Christmas trees, and hot chocolate brewing to prepare for snuggling in on cold winter nights. It’s that time of year when many tune in to watch Hallmark Christmas movies, as they begin their own countdown to Christmas. Since 2009, th...

‘Tis The Season

‘Tis The Season

Carly Hoover, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 27, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

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...

It’s Beginning to Look A lot Like Christmas

Tiffany Teubert, Crown Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under Local, News

The day after Thanksgiving, many families go out to chop down a Christmas tree. They can be found walking together, weaving in and out of the trees, trying to find the perfect tree before one of the siblings does. In the distance a faint chopping is wishing through the air. Cutting down the tree is j...

‘Tis the Season

Mae Novakoski, Crown Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under Local, News

The chilly sweater weather of December has finally arrived, and the anticipation of Christmas break is growing greater and greater each day. Everyone here at Marian Central is in the Christmas spirit: whether it’s wearing a silly Christmas tie to school, student’s mother's passing out candy cane...

To Buy or Not To Buy

To Buy or Not To Buy

Emma Baader, Crown Writer and Photographer

January 8, 2018


Filed under Local, News

  Under an evergreen tree lie presents in all different sizes and wrappings; the gifts are pleasantly waiting to be opened on the twenty-fifth of December. Everyone has different interests, and holiday gifts can vary from person to person. People can have either secret gifts of creativity ...

Made with Love: Christmas Treats

Made with Love: Christmas Treats

Olivia Arza, Crown Writer and Photographer

January 8, 2018


Filed under Local, News

     As the smell of freshly-chopped pines with a mix of cinnamon swirl around the air, people are transported into the most wonderful time of the year. Many houses have holiday movies playing along as little elves bake from dawn till dark. Timers are ticking away as treats are slowly r...

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...

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