The Crown

Letters From the Editors

Letters From the Editors

May 20, 2019

Dear Readers, I would like to first thank you all for reading The Crown and for supporting the yearbook. I know that every article that is written is drafted with a lot of thought and care. My favorite part of my role as an editor is that I get to help create a story that will be told for generations....

Don’t You (Forget about the Editors)

Don’t You (Forget about the Editors)

May 20, 2019

I remember our first day of Publications like it was yesterday. I was a scared little sophomore in a sea of only juniors and seniors. I am not going to lie, I was intimidated to work alongside the upperclassmen, but Ellen Sharp, Emma Baader, and Amy Herff always made an effort to include me and to hel...

From Awkward to Awesome

From Awkward to Awesome

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

May 20, 2019

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 ...

Stroking Into Success

Stroking Into Success

Kelly Cronin, Crown Writer and Photographer

May 20, 2019

When people hear the words student-athlete, most that sports that come to mind are basketball, football, track, etc. The one that is quite overlooked, but shouldn’t be disregarded, is swimming. Swimming involves complete concentration and demands strength in every muscle of one’s body. Lauren Payton ...

All Around the World

All Around the World

Conor Drafz, Crown Writer

May 20, 2019

Most people can only dream of going off to exotic places and exciting countries, but for Delaney Doherty (12) this dream is a reality. Doherty has traveled to most places imaginable and continues to travel across the globe. These visits outside the country impact who she is as a person and have opened ...

A Note-able Impact

A Note-able Impact

Kelly Cronin, Crown Writer and Photographer

May 20, 2019

The smooth sounds of the clarinet echo in the halls of Marian Central as a senior, Gabe McKenna, recalls her most precious memories in the band program. Most people have a passion for life. Whether it’s a sport, creative arts, or playing an instrument. In Gabe McKenna’s (12) case, her love of playing ...

A Hurricane Takes Over the Course

A Hurricane Takes Over the Course

Amber Gorbel, Crown Writer and Photographer

May 16, 2019

It is the first tee, the golf course is quiet and motionless. All eyes are focused on the tee box. With one swift motion, the club sends the ball whirling through the air in the aimed direction. With just a bit of luck, the ball rolls onto the green and hole in one! The past four years, Danielle Lattanzio has learned and ...

Sullivan’s Singing Experience

Sullivan’s Singing Experience

Molly Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

May 16, 2019

Being a part of activities over the span of four years provides nearly anyone with a variety of memorable experiences. This creates many friendships and bonds that can last a lifetime. Choir encourages its members to form new relationships and become part of a loving and accepting family. Singing opens...

Bokowy Battles

Bokowy Battles

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

May 16, 2019

Throughout the Chicago land region, one team has become an intimidating force in the world of Wrestling. In this tight-knit community, the Hurricanes broke through barriers and records to bring recognition to an ever-growing program. The team and individual wrestlers have built up a glowing reputation a...

Ben’s Baseball Background

Ben’s Baseball Background

Molly Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

May 16, 2019

Ben Strang (12) has played baseball all four years of high school as well as many years prior. Strang has played pitcher and middle infielder on the varsity baseball team for the past two seasons. This season the team played about 20 games. Strang has been an asset to the team all four of his years ...

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senior edition 2019