The Boiling Point

Fairness leaders search for consistency as role expands

Fairness leaders search for consistency as role expands

March 5, 2019

Last year, the Fairness Committee wrote and announced a new policy of consequences for students who skip davening.  It involved increasingly severe consequences for being caught ditch...

Pertussis spreads to Harvard-Westlake and two other schools besides Shalhevet, protocols differ

Pertussis spreads to Harvard-Westlake and two other schools besides Shalhevet, protocols differ

March 5, 2019

There were at least five documented cases of pertussis among Shalhevet students last fall, and a continuing outbreak at Harvard-Westlake School starting...

Citing Student Handbook, Fairness rules admin cannot enforce school rules at Starbucks if student has not checked in to school

Citing Student Handbook, Fairness rules admin cannot enforce school rules at Starbucks if student has not checked in to school

February 21, 2019

In the first public Fairness case of the year, a ruling based on a technicality raised but did not clearly answer the question of when and whether students...

Second lockdown drill sets agenda for more security improvements

Second lockdown drill sets agenda for more security improvements

February 17, 2019

Students spent 10 minutes hiding under desks and behind walls, noticing what worked and what didn’t, and generally feeling vulnerable during the school’s...

Fame in an instant: Senior becomes internet celebrity after chance encounter with ‘vlog’ star

Fame in an instant: Senior becomes internet celebrity after chance encounter with ‘vlog’ star

February 12, 2019

Dylan and Dallas Corn were at Target buying carpet cleaner and gushers last Thursday, when they recognized Youtube star David Dobrik looking for pants...

From top national journalism organizations, a banner awards season for the Boiling Point

From top national journalism organizations, a banner awards season for the Boiling Point

January 25, 2019

The Boiling Point ended 2018 with top honors in national journalism competitions, including third place and two honorable mentions in the National Scholastic...

Concert breaks new ground for Choirhawks with music written or arranged by students

January 14, 2019

Among the 15 songs performed by the Choirhawks at their annual Chanukah concert last month were two that represented milestones for the group: the first writ...

Last nine spots in school parking lot go to juniors, by lottery

Last nine spots in school parking lot go to juniors, by lottery

January 10, 2019

Since last Wednesday, Jan. 2, nine juniors have been assigned spots in the recently re-opened Shalhevet student parking lot at the northwestern corner...

Alumnus arrested in theft of high-end items from celebrities

Alumnus arrested in theft of high-end items from celebrities

January 3, 2019

A Shalhevet alumnus from the class of 2004 has been arrested in a string of burglaries of celebrities, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. ...

Health department adds another three weeks to babysitting ban as two more whooping cough cases are reported at school

Health department adds another three weeks to babysitting ban as two more whooping cough cases are reported at school

January 1, 2019

A fifth documented case of pertussis among Shalhevet students diagnosed Dec. 7 extended the dates recommended to avoid babysitting to Dec. 28, when th...

Security team announces lockdown drill Thursday

Security team announces lockdown drill Thursday

December 20, 2018

Even though it will overlap with the Shalhevet Blood Drive, a lockdown drill is scheduled some time during the school day tomorrow, officials announced a...