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From Awkward to Awesome

From Awkward to Awesome

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

May 20, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Starting at a new school can be awkward, from not knowing where to go, or who everyone is, awkward things are bound to happen. Stepping into school on the first day can be overwhelming as returning students catch up with friends, freshmen are bumping into classmates, walking up the stairs, or piling books ...

Farewell Ms. Kel

Farewell Ms. Kel

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

May 16, 2019


Filed under News, School, Showcase

As the school year comes to an end, Ms. Amy Kelly prepares to say goodbye to a school and students who have forever changed her life. After twelve years, the time has come for her to say goodbye and move on to a new chapter in her life. She is grateful for the time she has spent here and is sad to sa...

Honored Spanish Students

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

May 16, 2019


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Spanish Honor Society

La Sociedad Honoria Hispánica (The Spanish Honor Society) welcomed 36 new members on March 13th. Spanish Honor Society is designated for students to learn more about the language and culture of Spanish speaking countries. For students to be inducted into Spanish Honor Society, they must achieve an ...

Marian Marches for Life

Marian Marches for Life

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

February 13, 2019


Filed under National, News, Peregrini via Veritatis, Pro-Life, Showcase

As students said their goodbyes on Wednesday, the bus soon picked up twenty-five students. From sophomores to seniors, Marian students get ready to depart on their pilgrimage to Washington D.C. The trip kicked off with a mass at St. John Neumann in St. Charles, Illinois with Rockford Diocese's Bishop ...

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...

The Final Game

The Final Game

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

While the crowd fills the stands, senior parents walk out onto George Harding Field and Landers Pavillion with their athlete, as it is the final time that they will play a home game at Marian Central. After years of playing the sport and dedicating their time, the season winds down to an end, and it is...

Every Life Matters

Every Life Matters

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Pro-Life, Showcase

The Marian Central family is so excited to have Pro-Life club back up and running again. The organization is “raising awareness around the school for Pro-Life,” says Alyssa Graf (10). The club is about helping the local community with service projects and to promote pro-life. Any students who are ...

Becoming a Hurricane

Becoming a Hurricane

Emily Richie, Crown Writer & Photographer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Alumni Corner, News, School, Showcase

As summer winds down, students receive their schedules in the mail and set up their lockers, while teachers are busy getting their classrooms ready for the upcoming school year.  As the 2018-2019 school year approaches Many of the new teachers are excited, nervous, and eager for the school year to ...

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