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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 ...

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 ...

The Last Curtain Call

The Last Curtain Call

Conor Drafz, Crown Writer

May 16, 2019

As a community, the Marian Central Theatre Department gives students the opportunity to stage productions in a supportive and familial environment. Jordan Kaufmann (12), Head of Running Crew and Set construction for almost all of Marian’s productions during his four years, has been active in the t...

Finding Her Voice

Finding Her Voice

Addie Fortin, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018

Music has been a creative outlet for millions of people for decades. Music might be a small part of some people's lives, but for Stephanie Villaceran (12), music came with countless hours of practicing her craft. Ever since she was a young girl, Villaceran has always known that she wanted to pur...

Game, Set, Match: Ian Brzeski Dominates the Court

Game, Set, Match: Ian Brzeski Dominates the Court

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018

Now that the winter is over, there is a lot to look forward to. The freezing snow is gone and the bright sun has returned. The trees are finally growing their leaves back, and the spring sports season has returned as well. The spring sports season at Marian includes tennis. Overall the game is like a ...

El Presidente

El Presidente

Emma Baader, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018

Waiting to receive a special letter from the Spanish Honor Society, she finally hears the mail truck pull up. She opens a letter with a Marian return address on the front of it and reads the first line, congratulating her on her new responsibility as president. El presidente de la Sociedad de Honor ...

Violinist in the Spotlight

Violinist in the Spotlight

Ellen Sharp, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018

Being apart of band is more than an extracurricular activity. It is being apart of a family, a family who learns and practices everything together. The Marian band has been a family for many years, and for Senior, Kitty O’Neill, she has been apart of that family for her four years at Marian. O’N...

Two Sports, One Season

Two Sports, One Season

Amy Herff, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018

Clumps of mud and grass stick to his cleats as he runs down the sideline of the freshly- painted field, wind blowing in his face, and the goal in sight. He kicks the ball high into the air and scores. Moments later, across the street he is preparing for the first football game of the season. This is ...

Lights, Camera, Kunz

Lights, Camera, Kunz

Emma Baader, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018

Waiting under the dark curtain, she is soon called onto the stage. She then takes one deep breath in, and the directors call the ambitious, cheerful actress to her mark. Kaylyn Kunz (12) has been apart of all the Marian Theater productions for the past four years. From the spotlight to behind th...

Buzzer Winning Question

Buzzer Winning Question

Olivia Arza, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018

  A gym is filled with spectators while school teams are trying to answer as many questions as possible before the buzzer rings. Everyone is on edge, anxiously awaiting the results. Scholastic teams are thinking of all the possible answers to the questions. The Marian Central Scholastic Bowl Tea...

Saying Goodbye to the Last Dance

Saying Goodbye to the Last Dance

Addie Fortin, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018

  Nervously walking through the halls of Marian Central her freshman year, Mariana Lamoutte (12) was the typical freshman student. After talking with her friends, she decided that she wanted to join the Marian Dance Team. Without hesitation, Lamoutte did what came naturally to her, dance. Dance ...

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