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Holiday Hoopla

Allison Kaminski (10) with her wonderful secret santa gift.

Jordan Tarzian, Crown Writer and Photographer

March 9, 2020

The Marian Central Publications Class is eager to commence the annual Christmas party each and every year. The wonderful celebration has delicious food and beverages, while also including the popular bonding activity, known as “Secret Santa. The anticipation of who got selected for each person brings...

‘Tis the Season

Abigail Reiche (10) and Samantha Miderski (10) are all smiles for ugly sweater day!

Maddison Shepard, Crown Writer and Photographer

March 9, 2020

It’s the Christmas season and students are anxiously waiting for winter break to celebrate the holidays. Before break begins, however, there is a lot to do. One special event on the list is the ugly sweater day. Monday, December 16th, students were invited to wear their favorite ugly sweater to school...

The Nutcracker: A Christmas Story for All Generations

The Nutcracker: A Christmas Story for All Generations

Amber Gorbel, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 18, 2018

The lights dim, the curtain rises, the audience goes silent. It is that time of the year where music and dance come together and create something beautiful. The Nutcracker and the Mouse King is a Christmas’ favorite fantasy since 1892 when it was first performed. Since then, the ballet is held in t...

The True Meaning of Christmas

The Grinch holds up one of his stolen ornaments.

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 13, 2018

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

The gifts are wrapped and ready to be given to our loved ones.

Jordyn Balduf, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 13, 2018

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

The modern acapella hit “Mary, Did You Know?” by Pentatonix. 
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Ava Palminteri, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 13, 2018

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

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...

From 1898 to Eternity: the Long Legacy of Christmas Classics

Lauded as a staple in holiday classics,  A Charlie Brown Christmas is one of the most well known animated TV specials of all time.

Conor Drafz, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 13, 2018

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

Hallmark Christmas Movies make a perfect night to get into the Christmas Spirit

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 27, 2018

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

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...

It’s Beginning to Look A lot Like Christmas

Tiffany Teubert, Crown Writer

January 9, 2018

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

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...

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