Cru Club to host ‘Fast for Fastbreak’ Jan. 12 to 13

Cru Club member Clay Villegas shares his personal experiences with Cru Club sponsor Brian Clark. The Cru Club meets every Tuesday morning at 7 a.m. in the freshman cafeteria. JACOB BOTKIN / PHOTO


January 10, 2013

The Cru Club’s next big event is ‘Fast for Fastbreak’ on Jan. 12 to 13. “Students are going without food for 24 hours to pray for those going on the Fastbreak retreat next weekend,” Cru Club sponsor Brian Clark said. Starting Jan. 12 after school, 35 CHS students will fast until Jan. 13 at 3 p....

Cru Club introduces “Big Mondays”

A member of the Cru Club speaks to a group of club members about her faith in a meeting on Sept. 18. JACOB BOTKIN / PHOTO


September 20, 2012

Every week, the Cru Club meets before school on Tuesday from 7 to 7:30 a.m. to discuss plans for the club. Once every month however, the club meets for what it calls “Big Mondays.” According to Jessica Keys, senior and Student Action Leadership Team (SALT) leader, “Big Monday” is when Cru C...

Cru Club embraces new name, looks forward to September’s big events


September 6, 2012

Student Venture recently changed its name to Cru. The next big event for the Cru Club will be the Carnival of Compassion on Sept. 11 at 7:03 a.m. in the Freshman Cafeteria. Jessica Keys, senior and Student Action Leadership Team (SALT) leader, says that the club shortened the college version fro...

Student Venture plans charity dodgeball tournament

Students socialize during the March 13 Student Venture meeting. According to sponsor Brian Clark, at the March 20 meeting the club will discuss how God is greater than future circumstances. NATALIE MAIER / PHOTO


March 20, 2012

On April 20, Student Venture will host the Knockout Homelessness Dodgeball Tournament. According to sponsor Brian Clark, there are typically 20 to 30 teams, with about 7 to 10 people who play on each team. “The cost is close to $3 per person, or you can pay in canned goods. All the money we earn...

Student Venture to sponsor Carmel Idol on March 8

Students wait to be dismissed at the end of Student Venture’s meeting on Feb. 7. Student Venture meets every Tuesday at 7 a.m. in the Freshman Center cafeteria. NATALIE MAIER / PHOTO


March 5, 2012

On March 8, Student Venture will sponsor the sixth annual Carmel Idol event, which will take place in the Dale E. Graham auditorium at 7 p.m. According to Student Venture sponsor Brian Clark, in order to promote the event, club members will make video announcements, create posters and pass along the information to...

Student Venture to play ‘broomball’ on Jan. 28

Student Venture leader Carolyn Wiley passes out surveys to junior Kevin Krauter and sophomore Tyler Meinz during the Jan. 10 meeting. According to Kate Shanklin, S.A.L.T. member and senior, the survey was about how students incorporated their faith into New Year’s resolutions.


January 26, 2012

On Jan. 28, Student Venture members will meet at the Carmel Ice Skadium at 5 p.m. to have a “broomball” tournament. According to Kate Shanklin, Student Action Leadership Team (S.A.L.T.) member and senior, this is an outreach event that will include members from this school and other Student Vent...

Student Venture plans ‘Fast for Fastbreak’

Jordan Larson, Student Venture member and senior, passes out flyers for Student Venture’s “Celebrate Christmas Snowball Dance” during lunches on Nov. 29. Kate Shanklin, S.A.L.T. member and senior, said, “It’s not quite a dance, just more of a regular meeting with some fun Christmas music.” NATALIE MAIER / PHOTO


December 31, 2011

On Jan. 7, Student Venture members will participate in “Fast for Fastbreak.” According to Kate Shanklin, Student Action Leadership Team (S.A.L.T.) member and senior, club members will fast for an upcoming Student Venture retreat. “We will start the fast around dinner time the night before and spend ...

Student Venture to host annual Turkey Bowl Nov. 22

Student Venture members pass out candy to students at the top of the trail on Nov. 8. According to Kate Shanklin, S.A.L.T. member and senior, the club recently started to meet on Monday nights instead of Tuesday mornings. Shanklin said that changes were made both to have longer meetings, and to get members more involved in service for the school. NATALIE MAIER / PHOTO


November 18, 2011

On Nov. 22, Student Venture will host its annual Turkey Bowl event. According to sponsor Brian Clark, club members will bowl frozen turkeys into bowling pins for prizes that morning starting at 7 a.m. Clark said via email, “There will be prizes and games, and you can hear all about (them at) Stu...

Student Venture to host SV Barn Party Oct. 28

Greg Clevenger, Kevin O’Conner and Doug Alexander, Student Venture members and juniors, pass out free bagels to CHS students during the club’s meeting on Oct. 18. According to Kate Shanklin, S.A.L.T. member and senior, 10 students and two adult chaperones recently returned from a prayer conference in Houston. Shanklin said, “There were fantastic speakers and discussions on what we can do at our individual campuses.” NATALIE MAIER / PHOTO


October 26, 2011

Student Action LeadershipTeam(S.A.L.T.) members will host the SV Barn Party on Oct. 28. The event is open to Student Venture members from CHS and the middle schools. At the party, members can expect to participate in bonfires and hayrides. “This is a great opportunity for students to invite there fri...

Student Venture to attend Myrtle Beach Conference

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May 22, 2008

By: Sherry Lu <[email protected]> While most clubs are wrapping up the year, Student Venture still has one last big event planned for its members: the annual summer retreat to Myrtle Beach. This is a conference that brings together Student Venture members from all over the Midwest. Events planned...