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

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NEW: Israeli street artist Solomon Souza spent two weeks before school started painting murals of famous Jewish and Israeli figures on Shalhevet walls.

Larger than life, portraits in undulating colors now brighten hallways

By Olivia Fishman, Arts and Culture Editor
November 19, 2022

When students walked into Shalhevet last August, they didn’t expect to be greeted with vibrant, oversized but lifelike, graffiti-sprayed...

DISPLAY: Amalia Abecassis explained “Getting into Cars.” It shows children and mothers saying goodbye to one another during the liquidation of the Vilna Ghetto in Lithuania in 1943, when children and elderly were taken by cattle-car to the Sobibor death camp in Poland.

Art exhibit opens window on life before, during and after Holocaust

By Joshua Gamson, Community Editor
October 31, 2022

It looked like a regular Shalhevet art show, with some paintings displayed on easels in the front of the Beit Midrash, while...

Image of band rehearsing in Shalhevet basement

Born in quarantine jam sessions, Shalhevet band plans second performance on Purim

By Keren Tizabi, 9th grade
March 14, 2022

When Dean of Students Rabbi Ari Schwarzberg asked whether they could perform at the school Chanukah party, members of the school’s...

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...

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...

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 --...

POP-UP: Student art at Shalhevet is displayed on the walls in the circular stairway and on bulletin boards around school for everyday visibility. But the art show displayed the student artwork on racks in room 304.

Crossover event brings art fans to concert and music fans to student art show

By Jolie Wineburgh, Arts and Culture Editor 
February 25, 2020

The familiar smell of latkes swirled through the air as guests were welcomed into an evening of collaboration between Shalhevet’s...

MYSTERY: The cast of Shalhevet Dramas fall mainstage sought a murderer while making larger points about the dramatic and journalistic arts.  Clockwise from far left, Lehava Segal, Hannah Poltorak, Rebecca Cohen, Zach Rub, Jacob Lefkowitz Brooks, Ariel Urman, Zoe Ritz and Neima Fax.

Murder mystery ‘The Real Inspector Hound’ uses satire to show the real value of theater

By Yishai Thau, Staff Writer
January 2, 2020

In a good thriller mystery, you expect to hear gasps at the climax of the story. That one moment of pure surprise is so revered...

Concert breaks new ground for Choirhawks with music written or arranged by students

By Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks, Community Editor
January 14, 2019

Among the 15 songs performed by the Choirhawks at their annual Chanukah concert last month were two that represented milestones...

CHAT:    D.W. Gregory answered questions during a 45-minute long-distance visit with members of Shalhevet’s Drama Ensemble.

‘Radium Girls’ playwright meets Shalhevet actors via Skype

By Abby Blumofe, Arts and Culture Editor
November 12, 2018

“Plays aren’t written,” said the woman on the TV screen in the Wildfire Theater Oct. 18. “They are crafted.” The...

RENOVATION: Risers, a carpet and a new piano were added to the music room over the past year. The choir practices there twice a week, and singers report they can see and hear better.

Music room finally sounds like one

By Nicholas Fields, Arts & Culture Editor
May 14, 2018

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

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