The Boiling Point

Music room finally sounds like one

Music room finally sounds like one

May 14, 2018

After three years in the new building, classroom 308 -- the Jonny and Brigitte Schoen Music Room -- has finally been reconstituted into a proper p...

Modern-day issues, captivating scenes in Drama’s ‘The 10 Plagues’

Modern-day issues, captivating scenes in Drama’s ‘The 10 Plagues’

April 30, 2018

An adolescent frog recites a sonnet about wanting to sing to wild frogs, away from her pet shop tank. The idea of the exodus as a tale of escape f...

Gathered on the roof, students become a giant choir to celebrate Israeli Independence Day

Gathered on the roof, students become a giant choir to celebrate Israeli Independence Day

April 22, 2018

In under an hour on a sunny Yom Ha'atzmaut morning, choir teacher Mrs. Joelle Keene was able to turn an unorganized gathering of 140 students into a full-on...

Rabbi Bouskila’s journey comes together on stage in ‘The Chosen.’

Rabbi Bouskila’s journey comes together on stage in ‘The Chosen.’

March 24, 2018

When Judaic Studies teacher Rabbi Daniel Bouskila was 12 years old, he aspired to be an actor. With a father in the entertainment industry as a wardrobe...

Student show reflected feminism through modest fashion

Student show reflected feminism through modest fashion

February 23, 2018

This year’s fashion show had two major stars: modest clothing and a feminist theme. These two highlights may seem contradictory: asking women to cover up is viewed in many feminist circles to be anti-woman, and a fashion show might not seem like the place to showcase feminist values.

From schools to market, Choirhawks share a capella in Seattle

From schools to market, Choirhawks share a capella in Seattle

February 12, 2018

Twenty-five teenagers are wandering around the famous Pike Place Market in Seattle, indistinguishable from the rest of the crowd that is chatting, lau...

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: The VINZ: Groundbreaking or grotesque?

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: The VINZ: Groundbreaking or grotesque?

January 31, 2018

  Innovative: The VINZ takes brave architectural steps Frank Gehry, the world-renowned architect and visionary famous for Walt Disney Concert Hall downtown and th...

Senior AP Art student helps teach Comp and Design class, inspiring sophomores

Senior AP Art student helps teach Comp and Design class, inspiring sophomores

January 13, 2018

Before Sydney Gross starts drawing a face for her class, she asks the students what they have the most trouble with in art.

With ‘Antigone,’ theater department hopes to make Ancient Greece seem modern

With ‘Antigone,’ theater department hopes to make Ancient Greece seem modern

January 3, 2018

Written in 430 B.C.E. by Sophocles, the Greek tragedy Antigone might be expected to be outdated. But Shalhevet’s theater department believes that it w...

VIDEO: Choirhawk’s flash mob in Pike Place Market in Seattle

December 17, 2017

Choirhawks flash mob “All of Me” by John Legend in Seattle’s Pike Place Market this morning on the final day of their 2017 Chanukah performance tour.

Through difficult times, music has accompanied Natalie Dahan

Through difficult times, music has accompanied Natalie Dahan

September 5, 2017

It’s impossible to find the right words to say. All I can do right now is tell myself I’ll be okay.  “Impossible” is a song that alumna Natalie Dahan wrote to help her overcome the rough patches in her life through the musical career she has embarked upon -- not that it’s her real career though.

Feeling distant and close in ‘Almost, Maine’

Feeling distant and close in ‘Almost, Maine’

December 8, 2016

Enveloped in an awkward silence, Amin Lari and Neima Fax sit in character on a wooden bench together. Their stage characters, Pete and Ginette, have just exchanged their first “I love you”s, and Pete begins to describe people's’ relationships to one another using a snowball as a model of the earth. When sitting next to someone, you can say you are either the closest or the farthest from them, depending on which way around the snowball you measure.