The Boiling Point

10th Grade Blog: Garden of Eden

Eden Braunstein, Staff Writer

September 15, 2011

Sigh. Another year of school. This year we are not freshmen but we are sophomores. We are high class Shalhevet students who are respected as well as admired. (Not to say that the freshmen aren't). Now we are faced with more pressure to do well, and to exceed in co-curriculars. Which co-curriculars should you take? Who should you hang out with? How will you balance friends,...

11th Grade Blog: Rose from the heart

Rose Bern, Opinion Editor

September 11, 2011

September 11th was very different for me this year. Perhaps it was because I was able to rejoice that the main figurehead of Al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, was being emasculated in eternal hell. Or maybe it was because this year I was mature enough to finally realize the full magnitude of destruction that 9/11 had wrought on America. Either way, a new surge of patriotism found...