The Boiling Point

Late-start school day gets a tryout

Late-start school day gets a tryout

June 18, 2019

Shalhevet tested a 90-minute-later school start May 1 in what officials called an “alpha test” of one of various options to improve student health, ...

SKIRTED: Why girls can’t wear pants at school

SKIRTED: Why girls can’t wear pants at school

June 17, 2019

Shalhevet has never had an official uniform, but girls at Shalhevet have a sort of pseudo-uniform, one made up of a pencil skirt and a sweatshirt. It com...

New student-led committee will approve chesed hours

New student-led committee will approve chesed hours

June 13, 2019

A proposal to reform the school’s chesed, or community service, policy was approved 55 to 45 percent at the last Town Hall of the year May 29. Among ...

The Green New Deal: Big cost, big ambitions

The Green New Deal: Big cost, big ambitions

June 13, 2019

A resolution that seeks the physical result of protecting the environment combined with the more abstract result of an improved economy has been drafted ...

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

From the start of the school year all the way until the end, every weekday at 7.a.m., three students met with Rabbi Abraham Lieberman to explore a pie...

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

After having a season last year that was described as a “debacle” by parents, the boys baseball team finished this season playing 17 games and making...

‘Shazam’ spins a superhero fantasy into an appreciation of chosen families

‘Shazam’ spins a superhero fantasy into an appreciation of chosen families

May 29, 2019

Kids feel less important than adults. Kids are shorter, not as strong, and not as powerful. If a kid were suddenly given all the size, strength and power...

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. ...

Famous choreographer brings professional experience to new dance club

Famous choreographer brings professional experience to new dance club

May 26, 2019

Technicolored lights illuminated the dancers, as one by one each was absorbed in the whirlwind of a new experience. Soon after warming up and practicing...