The Boiling Point

David Edwards elected new Agenda chair; Klores and Rubel will lead Fairness

David Edwards elected new Agenda chair; Klores and Rubel will lead Fairness

May 7, 2019

Here are the results of today’s Just Community Elections. The Boiling Point observed the counting of ballots. Voting was by computer, and voters were aske...

Lighting up the night for homeless kids on Skid Row

Lighting up the night for homeless kids on Skid Row

May 5, 2019

Banners hung all around, decorating the rooftop space. Lights flashed and music played loudly, the bass trembling. The tall buildings of downtown LA l...

New harassment policy sets rules, defines terms

New harassment policy sets rules, defines terms

April 8, 2019

After several Town Hall discussions and heated debates about what exactly sexual harassment is, the school released a new harassment, discrimination and r...

FLOOD: All basement classrooms under inches of water after city main breaks

FLOOD: All basement classrooms under inches of water after city main breaks

April 2, 2019

A huge gush of water from a burst city pipe poured through a basement wall and into a storage room early this morning, overflowing into two basement l...

Debaters win six awards at Penn Model Congress

Debaters win six awards at Penn Model Congress

March 31, 2019

Shalhevet's 21-delegate Model Congress team missed half of the committee sessions and a third of the full-house sessions, yet still won two gavels and fo...

From CSPA, a seventh consecutive Crown, this time a silver

From CSPA, a seventh consecutive Crown, this time a silver

March 22, 2019

For the seventh consecutive year, the Boiling Won won a CSPA Hybrid Crown Award this afternoon, but this year’s is silver instead of gold. Hybrid...

Administration asks for more compliance with dress code

Administration asks for more compliance with dress code

March 21, 2019

A boys dress code leniency was put on probation in January after administration officials said it was being violated too often. It was reinstated, however,...

New thermostats bring hope for stable temperatures

New thermostats bring hope for stable temperatures

March 19, 2019

After four years of fluctuating temperatures that have left students and faculty alternately sweating or reaching for a sweater, school officials have...

YUNMUN brings home first awards since team’s revival

YUNMUN brings home first awards since team’s revival

March 13, 2019

For the first time since 2011, Shalhevet took home prizes from Yeshiva University's annual Model United Nations debate tournament (YUNMUN), held February...

COLUMN: Cheating?

COLUMN: Cheating?

March 12, 2019

As I have started high school the fear of the future has overcome me, introducing a type of peer pressure I did not expect: the very popular idea of cheating. In...

YAF wonders whether feminism is still needed

YAF wonders whether feminism is still needed

March 5, 2019

Do Shalhevet students believe women have full rights in America? A Young Americans for Freedom meeting Feb. 12 explored this and related subjects during...