The Boiling Point

Choir concert reaches high notes in funky sneakers

Choir concert reaches high notes in funky sneakers
By Leona Fallas, Photo Editor July 1, 2010

Shalhevet’s energetic and rambunctious choir, led by an enthusiastic Mrs. Joelle Keene in purple striped socks, performed its seventh annual Spring Concert on Wednesday, June 9. The performance took...

Where Romeo and Juliet are Celtics and Lakers

Where Romeo and Juliet are Celtics and Lakers
By Deanna Grunfeld, Staff Writer June 30, 2010

The Celtics and the Lakers got into a heated fight last week -- in the Wildfire Theater at Shalhevet.  NBA Commissioner David Stern even had to break up the intense brawl. Well, not in real life, but...

Argentine film paints torn relationships, elusive justice

Argentine film paints torn relationships, elusive justice
By Leila Miller, Arts Editor June 30, 2010

By Leila Miller, Arts Editor In The Secret in Their Eyes, an Argentine movie that won Best Foreign-Language Film at this year’s Oscars, an unspeakable crime left unpunished causes all involved to...

Summer’s top 10 must-views: classic TV shows of the ’70s

Summer's top 10 must-views: classic TV shows of the '70s
By Jacob Ellenhorn, Staff Writer June 29, 2010

I’ve seen Top 10 lists before and they usually seem like they were thrown together haphazardly in order to meet an editor’s deadline. Well, this one was too, but only partly. Shalhevet students...

Peace Jam — Shalhevet students find passion, rhythm and unity in sounds of Israeli pop

Peace Jam -- Shalhevet students find passion, rhythm and unity in sounds of Israeli pop
By Kalil Eden, Staff Writer May 23, 2010

While most teens may never journey out of the auditory bubble that is American pop music, more and more Shalhevet students already prefer current Israeli artists.  They say they listen to artists like...

Shalhevet choir goes backstage at ‘Glee’

Shalhevet choir goes backstage at 'Glee'
By Rachel Lester, Features Editor May 23, 2010

Bypassing a line that wrapped at least halfway around the building, 13 members of Shalhevet’s choir walked into the Saban Theater April 21 and headed straight for reserved seats in the balcony, where...

‘Date Night’ wastes some very funny actors

By Jacob Ellenhorn, Staff Writer May 23, 2010

Date Night, the much hyped movie, manages the extraordinary feat of wasting the comedic talents of Steve Carrel and Tina Fey.  While they have great chemistry, the movie’s plotline proves to be too...

Art room offers creative escape from school life

HONORS: Art teacher Roen Salem, left, is designing a new Honors Art course to replace AP Art next year.
By Rose Bern, Staff Writer May 23, 2010

Decked with vibrantly painted windows and bright canvases, the art room is a second home to many students who come during their free time to relax and hang out. These students, along with curious passersby...

Kol Sasson teaches Shalhevet choir new techniques

Kol Sasson teaches Shalhevet choir new techniques
By Leila Miller, Arts Editor May 23, 2010

Standing in a circle, the Shalhevet choir and Kol Sasson, the University of Maryland’s Jewish a capella group, started off chanting softly: “Energy, energy, coursing through my body” then, gaining...

Scenes from childhood become ‘Collective Memory’ in drama’s One-Act Festival

Scenes from childhood become ‘Collective Memory’ in drama's One-Act Festival
By Leila Miller, Arts Editor May 23, 2010

Young people, especially teenagers, sometimes find it hard to identify with older generations, and vice versa. Collective Memory, Shalhevet’s very strong recent One-Acts production, tried to weaken age-based...

Recital offers a world of music

Recital offers a world of music
By Kalil Eden, Staff Writer March 24, 2010

In between Shacharit and Mincha March 4, the Beit Midrash enjoyed its other role as musical performance space when students performed during lunch period in the second-ever Shalhevet Piano Recital. "I've...

The moment when science and religion went to war

The  moment when science and religion went to war
By Leila Miller, Arts Editor March 18, 2010

Few people can claim to have “killed God,” but in a scene from the British film Creation, T.H Huxley, a colleague of Darwin’s, gives the legendary father of evolution that distinction. Science and...

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