The Crown

Hustling Through High School

Amber smiling while warming up for the game with her teammates.

Maggie Sharp, Crown writer and photographer

May 16, 2019

The Lady Canes’ basketball program has grown and flourished over the years.  One constant for the last four years on the Varsity Girls Basketball team has been Senior Amber Reynolds.  While her passion and dedication has grown for the sport, basketball was not always apart of Amber Reynold’s life...

Coloring Inside The Lines: A Passion For Art

Widhalm stands next to her complex dry pastel work displayed in the commons at Marian.

Ryan Borchardt, Crown Writer & Photographer

December 13, 2018

Many people find themselves doing something they love and enjoy to do at a young age and that thing sticks with them. Some have a passion for music, others for sports, and some for art.  As the year has gone on, the passion for creation and art has stemmed with freshman Julia Widhalm. She was thoughtf...

The Musical Man

Pannke starred as the hilarious and eccentric

Laura Knapp, Crown Staff

May 24, 2017

The fine arts are alive and well here at Marian. Over the past few years, the theater department has put on amazing productions, from whimsical musicals like Once Upon a Mattress, to classic Shakespearean comedies like Twelfth Night. Although these productions are very different, they had one thing in common: Victor Pannke.

Beauty School Superstar

Beauty School Superstar

Stefanie Henkel, Crown Staff

February 16, 2017

Creating perfect makeup looks may seem like magic, with eyeshadow blended flawlessly and eyeliner applied sharp. But its actually countless hours of effort and practice until it looks exactly right and one has mastered the technique. One girl who never misses her mark is aspiring makeup artist and Marian...

Rising to the Challenge

Gabby Castro, NHS Rise Up Conference Director

Casey Wells, Crown Journalism Club Editor

November 21, 2016

  Gabby Castro (11) has a lot on her plate. She is Vice President of Gavel Organization, is a Model United Nations delegate, is a member of both Spanish Honor Society and NHS, is a dancer, a pianist, and has been Class President of Student Council for the past three years. This Saturday, sh...

Sounding Off

[Left to Right] Sam Krak (9), Julianna Ignacio (12), Nick Teteak (12), and Landon Martin (9)

Barbara Yerkes, Crown Editor

May 27, 2016

Finding sound effects, playing music, keeping track of mics, and occasionally dancing in the booth during rehearsals kept senior Julianna Ignacio busy during theatre productions. She took on the position of Sound Head this year for the Fall Play, Spring Musical, and Variety Show. Seeing the 8th Grade...

Acing It

Acing It

Lexi Daniello, Crown Staff

May 25, 2016

Throughout his four years at Marian, found himself returning to the tennis program every year. Hufman became more and more serious about the sport and all that it has to offer the more he played. Starting from when he was five, Hufman enjoyed the strategy that tennis required. “Without focus,” Hufman...

Managing the Team

Managing the Team

Hayley Hartmann, Crown Writer

May 25, 2016

Alayna Herbst has been a manager for the boys basketball team since freshman year. Herbst wanted to get involved because she “loves the sport, but isn’t good at actually playing basketball. I thought this position would be perfect!” Freshman year, she learned how everything was done, and each year...

More Than Just a Game

More Than Just a Game

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

May 25, 2016

Playing football at Marian has given Isaac McGuire memories on and off the field with his friends and teammates. Inspired by his older brother, McGuire decided to play football, and the game quickly became a major priority for him. McGuire describes his time being a Hurricane as “Something that will...

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