The Boiling Point

Lori Gilbert-Kaye, Poway Chabad victim, is remembered for strength and ‘radical empathy’

Lori Gilbert-Kaye, Poway Chabad victim, is remembered for strength and ‘radical empathy’

May 2, 2019

Her favorite song was Eshes Chayil -- Woman of Valor -- sung around tables on Friday nights just before Kiddush, as several speakers pointed out over t...

HUMANS OF SHALHEVET: Ronell Zahir

HUMANS OF SHALHEVET: Ronell Zahir

May 1, 2019

“I found a passion pretty early on in life: there’s videos of me when I was two and there’s a screwdriver in my pocket. Sometimes I stay in the ...

To glimpse the future, hear the youngest at your own table

To glimpse the future, hear the youngest at your own table

April 18, 2019

Walt Disney once said, “Our greatest natural resource is the minds of children.”  But perhaps you are thinking that at your Passover Seder, th...

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,...

‘Yellow Vest’ protests rock France

‘Yellow Vest’ protests rock France

March 20, 2019

The broken glass and graffiti have been cleared away, but according to Americans in Paris reached by the Boiling Point, the gap between the richest and...

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...

At Sarachek, reigning champion Firehawks win it again

At Sarachek, reigning champion Firehawks win it again

March 19, 2019

They had already won the Glouberman title in November. They had already made a historic CIF run in February. And then, for the second year in a row, the ...