The Boiling Point

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Written in 430 B.C.E. by Sophocles, the Greek tragedy Antigone might be expected to be outdated.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.

‘Gotham’ star and sophomore, David Mazouz, balances stardom with studies

‘Gotham’ star and sophomore, David Mazouz, balances stardom with studies

October 6, 2016

Last year Shalhevet welcomed a superstar into its family — then freshman, now sophomore, David Mazouz.

With lights twinkling, photo club holds first show

With lights twinkling, photo club holds first show

June 28, 2016

Shalhevet’s Photography Club held its first-ever exhibition and auction last month in the Wildfire Theater, displaying members’ favorite works in soft lighting against a black backdrop.

For AP Art student, hours of work devoted to seeing

For AP Art student, hours of work devoted to seeing

May 16, 2016

On a canvas is a girl in a vivid blue shirt holding a glass of water. She looks through the glass, the water magnifying her face. “Baby, I’d Call That Half Full”—the title-- is senior Avivah Paskowitz’s favorite of her many paintings.

No music, but spring Drama offers a humorous look at the past

No music, but spring Drama offers a humorous look at the past

April 19, 2016

Shalhevet Drama’s spring performance last week was unexpected in many ways.  The troupe performed the 1897 comedy Caught with his Tran...

In Shalhevet’s lobby, a Guggenheim of the west

In Shalhevet’s lobby, a Guggenheim of the west

April 14, 2016

Shalhevet has an East Coast twin. Not SAR, Frisch Academy, or other leading Modern Orthodox high schools in New York, but rather the Solomon R. Guggenheim...

In five one-acts, Drama program explores teen identity as it affirms its own

January 24, 2016

An 18-year-old stares intently at a letter from his parent’s dream college, UC Berkeley. An ultra-orthodox mother tells her ambitious daughter she cannot go to college at all.

In first-ever trip, choir spreads Jewish a capella to Bay Area

In first-ever trip, choir spreads Jewish a capella to Bay Area

December 29, 2015

On the morning of Thursday, Dec. 3, the Choirhawks performed at Town Hall wearing loose sweatpants, hats, and casual T-shirts, in clear violation of the school dress code.

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