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The Marian Catholic Marching Band ahead of Grand Nationals held last weekend in Indianapolis.

The Beautiful and Bittersweet of The Band

By Class of '23, Special Contributors November 17, 2022

“Meow, Meow, Meow, Meowwww.”  I look up from my table in the hotel conference room and see several of my bandmates singing, or screeching, our entire band show–using cat noises. A quiet anger...

Speech Team Takes Several 1sts at Marian Classic

Speech Team Takes Several 1sts at Marian Classic

By Jared Smevoll, Spartan Staff November 17, 2022

The Marian Catholic Speech Team started their varsity and novice seasons by hosting the annual Marian Classic Nov. 12. More than a dozen schools including Homewood-Flossmoor, Thornton, Oak Lawn and Lemont...

Remembering The Ones We Loved

Remembering The Ones We Loved

By Christopher Brown, Spartan Contributor November 17, 2022

Marian Catholic's LatinX Hispanic Student Coalition recognized Dia De Los Muertos at the start of November through a display near the school's front office. The display shows ways that people honor...

Safe Place, An Oasis for Conversation and Support

Safe Place, An Oasis for Conversation and Support

By Nancy Onuchukwu, Spartan Staff October 26, 2022
Safe Place is a very open group where people respect each other.
Open Mic Night Moves to Nov. 3rd

Open Mic Night Moves to Nov. 3rd

By Kennedey Walton, Contributing Writer October 20, 2022

Update: The "Open Mic Night" has been rescheduled to a new day, Nov. 3. From 6:30-8 pm, Nov. 3 Marian Catholic will host its second "Open Mic Night" in the Convent Dining Room "Open Mic Night"...

Marian Catholic student Dayanara Elizalde celebrates her Quinceañera.

LHSC: Celebrating Culture, Maturity and Faith

Spartan Staff October 11, 2022
In addition to marking National Hispanic Heritage Month through daily announcements and a recent Mass, LHSC recently invited members to share their Quinceañera stories and pictures. 
A Celebration in Color

A Celebration in Color

Spartan Staff October 11, 2022

Art Instructor and Art Club faculty advisor Mrs. Hammonds worked with several students to create a mural in recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which started Sept. 15 and ends Oct. 15. Student...

Student Club Celebrates Start of National Hispanic Heritage Month

Student Club Celebrates Start of National Hispanic Heritage Month

By Antonio Soto, Contributing Writer September 15, 2022
Beginning Sept. 16, Latinx Hispanic Student Coalition will begin selling bracelet to mark start of special month.
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...

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