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Shalhevet news online: When we know it, you'll know it

The Boiling Point

Shalhevet news online: When we know it, you'll know it

The Boiling Point

The cover of the album ‘Flower Boy’ by Tyler the Creator.

MY LIFE IN A SONG: A friend in the wild

By Avi Litvak, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

My mom told me that wearing headphones on a hike was likely not a great idea, nor was hiking alone for that matter. But our family trip to Yosemite coincided with a personal musical renaissance I was having...

ART: Ms. Salem’s art room was ”a safe space for students to express themselves and create art,” according to Drama teacher Ms. Emily Chase. Above, she works with then-junior Sophie Handelman in 2019.

Roen Salem, head of art department and longest serving faculty member, retires for health reasons

By Benjamin Gamson, Editor-in-Chief October 18, 2021

Ms. Roen Salem, who has taught art at Shalhevet since the school opened 29 years ago, is retiring because of health reasons.  Head of School Rabbi David Block and Principal Mr. Daniel Weslow announced...

READY: Appearing finished on Sept. 13, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is at the northeast corner of Fairfax Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard, just two blocks north of school. Its eye-catching, multi-story sphere is just behind the main building, visible from Fairfax and also from LACMA to the east.

Vacation plan: How about a museum?

By Olivia Fishman, Arts & Culture Editor September 17, 2021

LA museums are open, and if you’re willing to wear a mask, you can see LACMA, the Petersen Automotive Museum, the Getty Center and more and enjoy a change of scenery over the upcoming holiday break. Los...

REBIRTH: A screenshot of the music video for Kanye Wests song Come To Life, one of many songs on the theme of redemption in his new album, Donda.

Worth the wait, Kanye West’s Donda shares every sort of emotion

By Noah Masliah, 12th Grade September 17, 2021

Kayne West’s Donda is a tribute to his mother and best friend, Donda West, who died after surgery in 2007, so he wanted this album to be special. That meant leaving no room for error, which caused...

OUTSIDE: Dallas Corn, Gitty Rav-Noy and Natalie Harkham created a scene involving a married couple, performed on the parking lot stairs.

Shalhevet Drama triumphs over Covid with live scenes set throughout the school

By Eli Weiss, Arts and Culture Editor June 15, 2021

Gitty Rav-Noy and Dallas Corn were arguing on the outdoor stairwell at school. Except it wasn’t “school,” and it wasn’t actually Gitty and Dallas arguing -- it was Veronica, a social media influencer,...

PROTAGONIST: Played by John David Washington, Tenet’s main character travels backwards and forwards through time trying to save the universe in Christopher Nolans latest film.

Despite faults, ‘Tenet’ is a time-bending thriller that will leave you thinking

By Elliot Serure, 10th Grade May 21, 2021

Writer-director Christopher Nolan’s long-awaited Tenet was supposed to save the film industry. Prior to Covid, movie theatre attendance was already falling with increased availability of streaming services...

RETROSPECT: In his 39th studio album, Dylan uses historical themes to show where we are now.

In ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways,’ Bob Dylan looks back to see the present

By Eli Weiss, Digital Media Editor March 19, 2021

Even after a nearly 60-year career of songs covering everything from love to race to politics to death and so much more, Bob Dylan does not fail to deliver a simultaneously timely and timeless collection...

NIGHT: Most songs fill the silence. Others light your way.

MY LIFE IN A SONG: Anya Mendelson and ‘Headlights’

By Anya Mendelson, 11th Grade March 17, 2021

Most songs fill the silence. The occasional one will fuel whatever bottled-up feeling is left inside of you. But the rare song, combined with all its rare components, will present you with a kind of serenity...

Same breath that carries the music now quiets the choir

By Keira Beller, Staff Writer December 23, 2020

Nothing is the same for the Shalhevet Choirhawks, who are now completely barred from singing together, unable to have even just a little of what they used to as the school’s touring, concertizing, and...

MUSIC: There may be no live music at school, but that hasnt kept students from listening, or being moved by what they hear.

MY LIFE IN A SONG: Middle school carpool opened door to classic rock

By Molly Litvak, Editor-in-Chief October 23, 2020

‘My Life In A Song’ will be a recurring column about music in the lives of Shalhevet students.  We invite any student to write about a particular song that is meaningful to them in some way.  Submissions...

SUPPLIES: Sophomore Benjamin Gamson attended art class on Zoom Sept. 22 with materials provided by the Art department. When in-person classes were cancelled in March, art supplies were at school and teachers had to find ways to teach without them.

Another first for Covid school: Art kits for everyone who’s taking art

By Elliot Serure, 10th Grade September 25, 2020

When school started on Aug. 26,  Shalhevet’s art students grabbed brand-new plastic mesh packages they’d picked up from school, opened their sketchbooks, and set themselves up for art class online.  Zoom...

ADAPTED: For Yishai Thaus play Speak Now, about a graduation party, a professional videographer created an animated screen using photos of the actors.  From left, Hannah Poltorak, Talya Kukurudz and Neima Fax played graduating seniors.

In annual spring One-Acts, pandemic reshapes the platform — and some of the plots

By Bayley Sandler, Staff Writer May 28, 2020

When the Shalhevet Drama’s spring production was almost in tech week -- its final week of rehearsals before the live show -- COVID-19 came to Los Angeles. The students began to wonder if the show would...

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