The Boiling Point

Rabbi Segal to make gradual departure for Israel beginning next year

Rabbi Segal to make gradual departure for Israel beginning next year

August 12, 2019

By Molly Litvak, Community Editor Rabbi Ari Segal, who transformed Shalhevet from an idealistic but financially struggling school housed in a former hospital to ...

Text of school emails announcing Rabbi Segal’s departure and Rabbi Block’s succeeding him

Text of school emails announcing Rabbi Segal’s departure and Rabbi Block’s succeeding him

August 12, 2019

The following combined email -- the first section from Head of School Rabbi Ari Segal and the second from Board President Dr. Noam Drazin -- was sent to...

Late-start school day gets a tryout

Late-start school day gets a tryout

June 18, 2019

By Sam Rubanowitz, Staff Writer Shalhevet tested a 90-minute-later school start May 1 in what officials called an “alpha test” of one of various...

New student-led committee will approve chesed hours

New student-led committee will approve chesed hours

June 13, 2019

By Alex Rubel, Sports Editor, and Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks, Community Editor A proposal to reform the school’s chesed, or community service, poli...

What is Robotics?

June 5, 2019

In its fourth year, Shalhevet's Robotics Team placed 19th out of 56 teams -- its best showing ever -- in the Los Angeles Regional FIRST Robotics Competition...

Basement flood repairs will take all summer, officials say

Basement flood repairs will take all summer, officials say

May 28, 2019

Shalhevet basement classrooms will be closed for the remainder of the school year because flood repairs may take all summer to complete, officials say. ...

‘Ranked Choice’ replaces ‘Instant Runoff’ as new election format in first Just Community decision this year

‘Ranked Choice’ replaces ‘Instant Runoff’ as new election format in first Just Community decision this year

May 23, 2019

In the first Town Hall led by the newly elected Agenda Committee, the community voted May 15 to institute a new “ranked choice” system of voting in...

Purim talent show brought community together with costumes, nerves and cheers

Purim talent show brought community together with costumes, nerves and cheers

May 14, 2019

Freshman Victory Fuchs sat anxiously in her seat as she waited to be called up to the stage in front of the whole school last month for the Purim Talent...

Fairness Committee overturns result of election for next year’s Fairness chairs, committee to have three next year

Fairness Committee overturns result of election for next year’s Fairness chairs, committee to have three next year

May 10, 2019

Shalhevet’s Fairness Committee will have three co-chairs next year, after a Fairness deliberation changed the result of a Just Community election to...

The Fairness Committee’s official statement appointing three Fairness Co-Chairs for next year

The Fairness Committee’s official statement appointing three Fairness Co-Chairs for next year

May 10, 2019

Following a public Fairness Committee hearing today regarding whether the Fairness Chair election outcomes would change, the Fairness Committee delibera...

Rabbi Segal announced three new hires in an email today

May 10, 2019

Here is that email: Dear Shalhevet community, First, I’d just like to turn your attention to a set of excellent divrei Torah published on AccidentalTalmudist.com. Our student Sheyna Schusterman wrote a beautiful piece on Parshas Emor, along with four other students from Milken Community Schools, YULA Girls and Boys, and de Toledo High School. It’s wonderful...

Open Fairness hearing Friday morning will consider possible change to Fairness Chair election outcome

May 10, 2019

The Fairness Committee will hold an open hearing this morning to decide whether to change the outcome of this week’s election for Fairness Co-chairs...