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Let our rabbis spread the light
Let our rabbis spread the light
By Ari Elad, 9th Grade • June 9, 2023
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WIRED: Groundbreaking convenience or the end of writing? Whatever it is, ChatGPT adds shortcuts to schoolwork.
Chatbot or cheatbot? Students and teachers are finding ways to use, or not use, ChatGPT
By Joshua Gamson, Community Editor • June 1, 2023
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EMAIL: Ms. Singh, who has been at Shalhevet since fall 2021, also sang
with the Choirhawks and worked hard at Hebrew lyrics.
'Just an email away' -- Priyanka Singh, college counselor who formed tight bonds with students, heading to Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad
By Joshua Gamson, Community Editor • June 9, 2023

Ms. Priyanka Singh, who calmed college applicants while sharing her own and others’ cultural interests with the wider community, is moving to North County, San Diego, to...

Let our rabbis spread the light
Let our rabbis spread the light
By Ari Elad, 9th Grade • June 9, 2023

A not unfamiliar sight during tefillah, prayer, at Shalhevet is the student gazing off into the distance, sometimes mouthing the words, other times appearing...

MENTOR: Ms. Garelick curated an exhibition of student art in the Beit Midrash for Shalhevets Celebration Dinner on May 31, honoring Roen Salem zl.
Sam Garelick, art teacher who added new courses, moving to New York
By Etan Lerner, Staff Writer • June 7, 2023

  Ms. Samantha Garelick, who fostered creativity in her many classes and also led Firehawks for Israel, will be leaving Shalhevet after this school...

ACTUAL: From left, Shalhevet Judaic Studies staff Natalie  Ravanshenas, Mrs. Tova Goldman, Dr. Sheila Keiter and Ms. Mika Shalom wearing what they wore to work that day. Vogue Magazines photo, at left below, showed Jennifer Lopez and three models in similar garb.
Vogue Magazine finds something trendy in ‘Torah-Teacher aesthetic’
By Tali Liebenthal, Co-Editor-in-Chief • June 1, 2023

  A recent article in Vogue magazine entitled “It’s not modest dressing, it’s the Torah Teacher aesthetic” describes a current fashion...

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STARS: Tehilla Fishman, center left, on stage at the Joan Kroc Theater in San Diego with the other winners of the statewide Plays by Young Writers contest, along with the event’s executive producer, Ms. Cecelia Kouma, back right, and director Ms. Kandace Crystal, back left. Front row from left, the other winners were Donny Cannady, Vincent Schillings and Eli Banoub.
11th-grade writing assignment becomes a prizewinning play
By Shevy Gomperts, 9th Grade • May 12, 2023

An in-class play about piano, death and teenage emotions took center stage at a theater in San Diego...

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FAITHS: Shalhevet teachers of different religions say they are enriched by learning about others’. From left, Dr. Basheer,  Rabbi Schwarzberg, Ms. Singh, Ms. Fasules and Dr. Harris, with symbols of Catholicism, Judaism, Hinduism and Protestantism. “We’re really not all that different, you know,” said Dr. Harris.
Non-Jewish teachers say working at Shalhevet strengthens ties to their own religions
By Mira Schulman, 9th Grade • May 9, 2023
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Shabbat Candlelighting Times

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DIPLOMAT: Dr. Hillel Newman, Israel’s Consul General for the Pacific Southwest, said the consulate in Los Angeles does not participate in any political activities.
Consul General says massive protests over possible judicial changes do not mean Israel needs a Constitution
By Sophie Katz, Staff Writer • May 14, 2023
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WIN: From left, Coaches Adam Plax, Andrew Schultz, Ryan Coleman and Jena Laolagi with Shalhevet founder Dr. Jerry Friedman, center, holding the championship trophy plaque after the Firehawks won the CIF Southern Regional Championship at a home game in the gym March 7.  Coaches Plax, Schultz and Laolagi all will start new head coaching jobs in area high schools next year.
After Championship win, three coaches are leaving at once to take head coach positions elsewhere
By Martzi Hirsch, Sports Editor • May 29, 2023

  Six weeks after the Firehawks varsity girls team won the CIF Division IV state basketball championship, three out of the four coaches have announced their departure from Shalhevet to take head coaching jobs with women’s teams at other schools. Coaches Andrew Schultz, Adam Plax and Jena Laolagi are leaving Shalhevet High School for new jobs beginning next fall, making Head Coach Ryan...

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