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...

SKIRTED: Why girls can’t wear pants at school

SKIRTED: Why girls can’t wear pants at school

June 17, 2019

By Nicholas Fields, Torah Editor, and Clara Sandler, Co-Editor-in-Chief Shalhevet has never had an official uniform, but girls at Shalhevet have a sort of p...

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...

The Green New Deal: Big cost, big ambitions

The Green New Deal: Big cost, big ambitions

June 13, 2019

By Kate Orlanski, Staff Writer A resolution that seeks the physical result of protecting the environment combined with the more abstract result of an im...

No bribes, but Shalhevet students have an edge for college

No bribes, but Shalhevet students have an edge for college

June 12, 2019

No Shalhevet students were involved in the nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. But merely attending Shalhevet almost certainly grants them an advan...

Waking up early to learn something different

Waking up early to learn something different

June 8, 2019

By Liad Machmali, Staff Writer From the start of the school year all the way until the end, every weekday at 7.a.m., three students met with Rabbi Ab...

Bohemian is Back

Bohemian is Back

June 6, 2019

Did Freddie Mercury know that his music would not only still be popular but be the focus of a world-renowned movie in 2018? Did trendy people in the late...

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...

Playoff appearance caps strong season for baseball team

Playoff appearance caps strong season for baseball team

June 5, 2019

By Tobey Lee, Features Editor After having a season last year that was described as a “debacle” by parents, the boys baseball team finished this s...