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GLASSES: Made of paper (not glass), the latest protective eyewear was shared with all students and staff who wanted to view the eclipse, enabling them to turn their gaze straight up to the sky.
School takes midday break to view partial eclipse – music included
By Mindy Nagel, 9th Grade • May 19, 2024
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VOTE: Except for just minutes before voting,  there were no active campaigns for Just Community representatives last October.  Above, 10th-graders watched a candidates video.
EDITORIAL: Elections – We can do better
By The Boiling Point Editorial Board January 30, 2024
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MUNCH: A Boiling Point survey has a hunch that a bunch dont eat lunch.
Hungry? Survey shows nearly half of students come to school with no plan for lunch
By Mira Schulman, Features Editor • May 24, 2024
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CAMP: Demonstrators at the University of Michigan protest to demand the school cut all ties with the State of Israel in light of its war with Hamas. (Vivienne Schlussel 23)
Alumni and seniors navigate new campus reality as anti-Israel protests explode at universities
By Sophie Katz and Arieh Elad June 3, 2024

After Oct. 7, the number of Shalhevet students asking whether they should remove parts of their college applications that disclosed their Jewish identity or Israel connections...

NUANCE: Rabbi Block said his decision to censor the article had been difficult. “It’s not that I agree that such an article can never be shared or understand the other side... But to me, I provide education for our community, and so if our community can’t handle something, I do have to consider that.”
School censors story about LA Muslim teens and war
By Boiling Point Staff June 2, 2024

Sophomore Sophie Katz, the Boiling Point’s Outside News Editor, searched for three months for Muslim teenagers in Los Angeles to interview for a story...

WORKING: Mrs. Keene perched at her desk in the Boiling Point office. She keeps a photo of her father with Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (at right) for inspiration, as well as mugs with slogans and various newspapers.
​​Mrs. Keene, who led Boiling Point and Choirhawks for 21 years, leaves to boost journalism in more Jewish schools
By Sophie Katz, Outside News Editor • June 1, 2024

After 21 years of leading the Boiling Point, directing the Choirhawks, and teaching classes, Mrs. Joelle Keene is leaving Shalhevet to continue and expand...

OFF: Students place their phones on tables in preparation for Town Hall March 5, ths first of three phone-free Town Hall after thtrials mandated by the Fairness and Agenda committees with administrative
After a three-week trial period, students vote two-to-one for no phones at Town Hall
By Martzi Hirsch and Joshua Gamson May 31, 2024

By a vote of 91 to 52, the Just Community voted in favor of removing their phones and leaving them aside for Town Hall henceforth after April 9.  The...

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CHARACTERS: Nathan Soussana’s suave Don Lockwood was backed by an expert supporting cast throughout the show, among them Alexa Azran as Lina Lamont, pictured above to his right. The show’s 14 performers were highly practiced and their stage moves and dancing seemed effortless.
REVIEW: ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ adds music, dancing to the best of Shalhevet drama
By Sonya Katzin, Arts and Culture Editor • May 15, 2024

As the lights dimmed and the audience quieted, a hunched and elderly man emerged from the corner of the...

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HOPE: Mrs. Inez Cohen Sasson  has been preparing home-cooked meals for her fellow evacuees since leaving Sderot.
From handymen to teachers to hotel sales managers, Jews everywhere pitch in to make displaced Israelis feel at home
By Arieh Elad, Torah Editor • May 28, 2024
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ULTIMATE: After losing to their crosstown rivals last year, Shalhevet’s possession of the YULA banner capped a happy comeback for the team.
Shalhevet girls volleyball sweeps annual YULA tournament
By Yonah Terech, 10th Grade • May 13, 2024

The Firehawk girls volleyball team went undefeated at the YULA Girls Volleyball Tournament Shabbaton this year, defeating the Panthers in the final to redeem themselves from last year’s defeat. YULA Boys High School hosted the event, which started Feb. 28 and ended March 2. Five teams competed: Shalhevet, Jewish Culture High School (JCHS) of Miami, The Ramaz School of New York City, Torah...

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