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FRANKLY: New tech director Mr. Yossie Frankel jumped at the opportunity to return to Shalhevet after a stint at YULA. “I really love it here,” he said.

It’s back to the future as former IT director returns to former role

By Max Messinger, Copy Editor September 21, 2023

After a hiatus, fully operational WiFi – and Mr. Yossie Frankel – have returned to Shalhevet. Mr. Frankel, who served as Shalhevet’s IT Director and Director of Ed Tech – educational technology...

CENTERSTAGE: Ms. Chase, top right, founded Shalhevet’s drama program, directing main stage performances, musicals, and student-written one-acts.

Emily Chase, who led drama department for 20-plus years, is leaving for Crossroads

By Sonya Katzin, Arts & Culture Editor August 24, 2023

Ms. Emily Chase, who founded and developed the drama department while encouraging students to write and direct their own plays, announced this morning that she will be leaving for Crossroads School for...

Most faculty say Covid disruption hit concentration harder than learning

Most faculty say Covid disruption hit concentration harder than learning

By Shevy Gomperts, 9th Grade July 3, 2023

For most of the world – including Shalhevet – constant reminders of Covid disappeared months ago. Shalhevet has been free of masks, social distancing, plexiglass desk shields, outdoor classes, hand...

LEADING: Head of School Rabbi David Block was one of the 51 people who donated blood at this years spring drive April 27.

Spring blood drive goes overtime, five donors turned away

By Arieh Elad, 9th Grade June 23, 2023

As a result of time and other factors, five volunteers were turned away from this year’s blood drive – but organizers’ goal of 45 donors was still exceeded because 51 people were able to donate. In...

GOLD: In New York City, Chief Layout Editor Tehilla Fishman and Co-Editor-in-Chief Benjamin Gamson held the Boiling Points 11th Consecutive Crown Award as BP editors and photo staff celebrated opposite Columbia Universitys Graduate School of Journalism. The award, for combined print-and-mobile news media, was Shalhevets ninth Gold crown and honored work published during the 2021-22 school year.

Boiling Point, topping 30 national awards this year, went east for CSPA, JSPA

By Eliana Vahedifar, 9th Grade June 20, 2023

For the combined work of the staff as well as individual stories, photos and design, the Boiling Point won record numbers of awards this year from the country’s three largest high school journalism organizations,...

DEPARTURE: Pavel started working at Shalhevet in 2017, after six science teachers had left over the course of five years.

Pavel Lieb, science department chair who innovated and led Advisory, leaves for Yavneh after six years

By Mira Schulman, 9th Grade June 14, 2023

  Mr. Pavel Lieb, Science Department chair and head of both the Advisory program and the Surf Club, is leaving at the end of this year to become General Studies principal at Yavneh Hebrew Academy,...

EMAIL: Ms. Singh, who has been at Shalhevet since fall 2021, also sang
with the Choirhawks and worked hard at Hebrew lyrics.

‘Just an email away’ – Priyanka Singh, college counselor who formed tight bonds with students, heading to Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad

By Joshua Gamson, Community Editor June 9, 2023

Ms. Priyanka Singh, who calmed college applicants while sharing her own and others’ cultural interests with the wider community, is moving to North County, San Diego, to be closer to family. Known...

MENTOR: Ms. Garelick curated an exhibition of student art in the Beit Midrash for Shalhevets Celebration Dinner on May 31, honoring Roen Salem zl.

Sam Garelick, art teacher who added new courses, moving to New York

By Etan Lerner, Staff Writer June 7, 2023

  Ms. Samantha Garelick, who fostered creativity in her many classes and also led Firehawks for Israel, will be leaving Shalhevet after this school year and moving to New York state with her family. She...

FRIENDS: Fellow juniors and Agenda Chair candidates Zion Schlussel and Rami Melmed shook hands at the end of a lively debate April 28 in the gym.

A blow horn to quiet Town Hall? Rami Melmed elected Agenda Chair after colorful debate

By Joshua Gamson, Community Editor June 1, 2023

Rami, whose responses also included pulling out a blow horn – and sounding it – to demonstrate how he’d eliminate talking during Town Hall, defeated fellow junior Zion Schlussel at the end of a 90-minute...

BOLD: Freshman Sam Jacobson, left, makes a move against senior Alon Keiter in the chess club’s championship match April 24.

Keiter defeats Jacobson in fast-moving school chess championship

By Martzi Hirsch, Sports Editor May 18, 2023

Senior Alon Keiter defeated freshman Sam Jacobson to defend his title as champion in Shalhevet’s annual Chess Tournament April 24, as viewers chanted the names of the contestants and as many as 30 people...

FOCUS: Robotics team member Jaden Silver studied the wiring for Rakhamaiella Hatzlakha on Day 3 of the FIRST Robotics Competition, held this year at DaVinci High School in El Segundo.

‘Rakhamaiella Hatzlakha’ picks up cubes, cones and praise for Robotics Team

By Aliza Katz, 10th Grade May 18, 2023

Shalhevet’s Robotics Team placed 11th out of 44 teams and also reached a competitive milestone with their robot, Rakhamaiella Hatzlakha, which could pick up cubes and then place them on shelves, and...

GREEN: A field at the edges of Auschwitz is surrounded by barbed-wire fencing. The class of 2023 is visiting Israel and Poland this week, and saw Auschwitz on Sunday.

SENIORS IN POLAND: Colors of death

By Jack Metzger, Staff Writer May 16, 2023

Poland. The beautiful, awful country. A country that has both life and death. Poland, a country of green grounds scattered with mustard flowers. But beyond those mustard flowers is death. Life and death...

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