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

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REDO: Above, then-Agenda Chair Keira Beller led a debate last March about whether to create a framed, parchment display of the 2020 Constitution rewrite.

Town Hall passes revised proposal to make and display new Constitution, on parchment and framed

By Jojo Eisen, 10th grade February 17, 2024

The Agenda Committee’s new rule requiring submitted proposals to be more detailed prompted a student to rewrite an old proposal, adding in specifics needed for the Agenda Committee to successfully implement...

RETURN: Mr. Ross was in high spirits after several weeks of being sidelined with a broken collarbone. “The first day back was great,” he said shortly afterward.

Mr. Ross returns to school after two-month recovery from scooter accident

By Bella Graber, 9th Grade February 2, 2024

While English teacher Mr. Dylan Ross was scootering down National Boulevard near Midvale Avenue on Oct. 7,  he lost his balance and fell off his scooter, causing a severe injury to his collarbone.  He...

NEXT ACT: Ms. Chase has been both an actor and director around Los Angeles, and an original play she directed, titled Eight Nights, won two 2021 Ovation Awards.

Emily Chase, who led drama department for 31 years, has left for Crossroads

By Sonya Katzin, Arts & Culture Editor February 1, 2024

Ms. Emily Chase, who founded and developed the Shalhevet drama department while encouraging students to write and direct their own plays, has left for Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences in Santa Monica...

UNIMPLEMENTED: Despite a proposal passed last year, Assistant to the Head of School Muriel Ohana continues to helm the student store. The proposal, if put into place, would have granted that responsibility to students.

Town Hall approves proposal to enforce proposals

By Jojo Eisen, 10th grade December 19, 2023

Shalhevet’s Just Community has approved a proposal to amend the school Constitution so that the Agenda Committee is responsible for making sure that passed proposals are actually being enacted. At...

SUBDUED: The atmosphere in shuls like the Happy Minyan on Pico Boulevard, pictured here on Oct. 6 before the holiday started, was restrained on Simchat Torah. Communities quelled the usually joyful holiday, taking the day’s events into account.

From Israel to Pico, Hamas terror flipped the switch on happiest holiday of the year

By Arieh Elad, Torah Editor December 7, 2023

In both Los Angeles and Israel, whether they went out to rejoice in the holiday or stayed in, everyone agreed that this year’s Simchat Torah celebrations were the exact opposite of what they were expected...

SPEECH: Eliana Vahedifar, one of two newly elected sophomore representatives to the Fairness Committee, gave her election speech in Room 305 Oct. 24.  This year’s campaign had mostly speeches and no signs or flyers.

New election held for JC grade-level reps after problems with ballots and tally

By Martzi Hirsch, Community Editor November 27, 2023

In the latest complications to a Shalhevet Just Community election, this year’s Fairness Committee had to send out voting links a second time after making a mistake on the first link and also not knowing...

DISPLAY: Agenda Chair Rami Melmed and senior Keira Deutsch studied the Just Community Constitution in the second floor lobby on the day of Just Community elections last fall.

JC rep elections held after Town Hall-only campaign, but ballot mistakes delay results

By Joshua Gamson, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 24, 2023

  UPDATE, 9:55 p.m: Freshman and sophomore elections were invalidated by the Elections Subcommittee today due to a ballot error that allowed people to vote multiple times. New ballots were sent...

SUPPORT: Shalhevet was well represented at the Oct. 10 StandWithUs rally, which also attracted non-Jews who were eager to back the State of Israel.

Shalhevet buses students to attend energetic StandWithUs rally in Westwood

By Sonya Katzin, Arts and Culture Editor October 17, 2023

About 500 people of varying backgrounds – including three busloads of Shalhevet students – showed up Tuesday for a spirited rally in support of Israel on the third day after Hamas terrorists killed...

SONG: During Tuesday’s kumzitz, Rabbi Block (standing) told students to find strength in mindfully fulfilling their normal commitments.

With somber song, Shalhevet stops to absorb tragedy in Israel

By Martzi Hirsch, Community Editor October 13, 2023

On the first day of school after a two-week-long Sukkot break, Shalhevet students and faculty gathered in the gym as one on Oct. 10 for davening and an assembly to acknowledge and process the tragedies...

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