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Latinx Hispanic Student Coalition Hopes Survey Will Help Outreach

Latinx Hispanic Student Coalition Hopes Survey Will Help Outreach

By Spartan Staff May 9, 2022
Early this year, the Latinx Hispanic Student Coalition (LHSC) formed and took an active role in student life on campus. Next year, LHSC plans to do even more.
Spartan Seniors Earn Awards

Spartan Seniors Earn Awards

Spartan Staff May 9, 2022
Seniors in the Class of 2022 have distinguished themselves through academics and athletics.
Students shares stories, poetry during Open Mic Night

Students shares stories, poetry during Open Mic Night

By Andrew Barajas, Spartan Staff April 25, 2022

Marian Catholic students stood at the dais to celebrate self-expression April 21 as part of an “Open Mic Night” at school. Keeping with the theme “When One Door Closes…” students, teachers...

Randy Watson and his band will provide live musical entertainment at Prom.

Senior Prom: Freshman Only!

By Jayla Scarver, Prom Reporter April 1, 2022

Major changes to the upcoming prom have students outraged.  Not only can freshmen come to prom, now they are the only Spartans who can.  Only freshmen are allowed to come. The idea of Marian...

Lets Bring A New Sport to Marian: Laser Tag!

Let’s Bring A New Sport to Marian: Laser Tag!

By Matthew Peters, Technology Reporter April 1, 2022
Laser tag is affordable, fun, traceable, easily referred, and overall, a never forgettable experience.
The Marching Band takes to the streets at the Tinley Park Irish Parade March 5.

Practice Makes Perfect for 10 Band Performances

By Andrew Barajas March 14, 2022

For the Marian Catholic High School Spartan Band, the busy weeks are nothing new; they might even be typical for some.  Just over a week ago, the Spartans marched in March winning individual and group...

Judge Kentaji Brown Jacksons nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court made history last week.

Black History Month: A Time To Give Them Their Flowers

By Ari Lewis February 27, 2022
Each year, Black History Month has a theme to focus on a certain part of the Black culture and experience. This year’s theme is "February and Forever: Celebrating Black History today and every day." 
Spartan Shines at State in Speech

Spartan Shines at State in Speech

February 19, 2022

UPDATE:  Marian Catholic Spartan Mia Lockett placed third in Original Comedy at the IHSA Speech State Finals Feb. 19.  Lockett "broke" in her event early Saturday, making it to a final round of eight...

February is Valentines Day and Black History Month.

LOVE is…A Work in Process

February 14, 2022

Mrs. Hammonds, Art Club members and other creative students begin an ongoing project that will show some love to notable individuals like Dr. Mae C. Jemison, Baynard Rustin, Marsha P. Johnson and others...

True Crime Club Increases Members As They Deduce Cases

True Crime Club Increases Members As They Deduce Cases

By Nikko Valdez December 16, 2021
One of Marian Catholic's biggest clubs, The True Crime Club, goes over cases from any decade and from any type. The club goes over cases that are unsolved, like the Hinterkaifeck Murders, cases that have conspiracy elements to them, like the Dyatlov Pass Incident, and even fake cases that have been made by group members.  The club meets during the C and D block during Wednesday Community Periods. The cases are researched before the group meets and during the meetings the group goes over theories, evid
Whoops! The other reindeer movie made the list.

Christmas Movies to Binge Over Break

By The Film Club December 16, 2021
Is this the one with Rudolph? Show me "Christmas movies."
Im With The Band

I’m With The Band

By Andrew Barajas November 23, 2021
Our show’s theme was The Purple Thread, and it was a fitting theme for the feeling of the year as a whole. In the long white gown of society, we are called to be the purple individuals that make the overall scene more beautiful. I couldn’t think of a better way to summarize my time in the marching band.
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