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REDO: Above, then-Agenda Chair Keira Beller led a debate last March about whether to create a framed, parchment display of the 2020 Constitution rewrite.
Town Hall passes revised proposal to make and display new Constitution, on parchment and framed
By Jojo Eisen, 10th grade • February 17, 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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SKATING: Chemistry teacher Mr. Khalil shows off his moves as part of his physics education on his YouTube, titled Hip Science.
Going social: Faculty take teaching beyond the classroom
By Zecharya Rosenthal, 9th Grade • May 9, 2024
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SOCIAL: Mr. Reusch has an active social media account and wants to teach people how to think.  Students said he encouraged them to express and develop their opinions.
Mr. Reusch, social studies teacher and more, leaves to start a school online
By Eliana Vahedifar, Staff Writer • May 16, 2024

Mr. William Reuch, the founder of Shalhevet’s Civics course, social studies teacher and Model Congress advisor, is leaving Shalhevet after 11 years, taking a step back from...

SERVICE: Ivan Wolkind zl smiles as his daughter Nettie, now a Shalhevet senior, affixes his badge at his LAPD swearing-in ceremony July 2, 2014, as then-Chief Charlie Beck looks on. Mr. Wolkind was known in the Jewish community and beyond as a champion of safety and love of family.
Ivan Wolkind, Shalhevet dad, champion of community safety and liaison with law enforcement, dies at 56
By Mira Schulman, Features Editor • May 15, 2024

Mr. Ivan Wolkind, father of current senior Nettie Wolkind and two Shalhevet alumni and former Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer of the Los Angeles...

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 room, accompanied by a nurse. Slowly, they made...

CHAVRUTA: Juniors and sophomores enjoy chicken wings with barbecue sauce while studying texts with Dr. Sheila Keiter Feb. 22 in the Beit Midrash.
Afternoon chevruta learning returns, this time with incentives
By Arieh Elad and Shevy Gomperts May 14, 2024

After a one-year hiatus, Judaic Studies staff brought back the bi-monthly Night Seder program this year, enticing more than 30 students for weekly Torah...

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CRISIS: Matthew Broderick, above, as Richard Sackler in the Netflix series Painkiller, which follows several storylines relating to the roots of the opioid epidemic. (Netflix)
Netflix’s TV series ‘Painkiller’ tells at least two cautionary tales
By Sonya Katzin, Arts & Culture Editor • February 20, 2024

Flashing lights. Multicolored balloons. Cheerleaders dancing along to a catchy song. A fluffy blue mascot....

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WAR: IDF soldiers maneuvering in Gaza last month.
What Jewish law says about war
By Etan Lerner, Co-Video Editor • January 12, 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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