State serves as a learning experience for cross country athletes

By EllaPlank Every athlete dreams of going to state from the moment the season begins. This dream became a reality for cross country runners sophomore Lucy Ambrose and junior McKenna Stover.  On Oct. 13, the Cross Country team ran in districts in Norfolk. Ambrose and Stover both qualified for state placing 11th and 12th out… Read More State serves as a learning experience for cross country athletes

Minute-to-win-it games spark spirit, competition

SophieStevens On Friday, Nov. 6, students walked into the East Gym to find a strange combination of slushies, cheese balls and red solo cups. All classes spent the day participating in fun activities and service to celebrate Marian’s tradition, Gnimocemoh. Each class participated in minute-to-win-it games including stacking cups while blindfolded, drinking slushies as fast… Read More Minute-to-win-it games spark spirit, competition

Show Choir Girls ‘Don’t Worry ‘Bout a Thing’ in COVID

By J1 reporter Avery Kinnison  You are standing on a stage facing a roaring audience. The spotlight shines down on you as you perform a perfectly synchronized song and dance. Marian’s show choir, Momentum, has been performing on stage since 2015.  However, this year has been quite different for the show choir team.  With the… Read More Show Choir Girls ‘Don’t Worry ‘Bout a Thing’ in COVID

Marian Mathletes had radical time at UNO math competition

By J1 Reporter Grace Ellis For nearly four years, the Marian Mathletes, members of Marian’s math team, have competed in a series of math competitions across the city. Their goal: to stay positive —as depicted on their matching red t-shirts— and to have some fun. Math Club moderator Ms. Megan Han has been training the… Read More Marian Mathletes had radical time at UNO math competition

What even is a cheer competition? : The inside scoop on the ambiguous world of back flips and toe-touches

Lily Blake When it comes to most sports, the winner of a game is absolute. However, in the world of competitive cheer, the winners are more nuanced. When they compete, it isn’t just against one team, it’s against multiple. Marian Varsity Cheer participates in competitions every year from June through February, and each goes a… Read More What even is a cheer competition? : The inside scoop on the ambiguous world of back flips and toe-touches