The Boiling Point

Rabbi Block to be Head of School starting next year

Rabbi Block to be Head of School starting next year

November 26, 2019

Musical, close to students and known for both humility and a sharp mind, Head of School-designate Rabbi David Block hopes to make his own mark on Shalhev...

Princeton Model Congress debaters take 6 awards, including first in novice committee

Princeton Model Congress debaters take 6 awards, including first in novice committee

November 24, 2019

By Jacob Lefkowitz Brooks, Editor-in-Chief  Maya Tochner and Rachel Metzger won gavels and a freshman won an honorable mention as Shalhevet’s 2...

‘Midnight madness’ planned for championship games as Glouberman gears up for Wednesday start

‘Midnight madness’ planned for championship games as Glouberman gears up for Wednesday start

November 5, 2019

With this year’s Fifth Annual Steve Glouberman Tournament set for tip-off on Wednesday night, not much has changed. As always, school spirit is contagious and the competition is expected to be fierce.  But there are also ...

Rabbi Lieberman wins $15,000 Milken Jewish Educator Award

Rabbi Lieberman wins $15,000 Milken Jewish Educator Award

November 4, 2019

Students were already wondering why a last-minute special schedule had been posted when Rabbi Segal announced on Schoology that there was a “very import...

Getty Fire closes Milken and other Jewish campuses, winds as high as 80 mph expected tonight

Getty Fire closes Milken and other Jewish campuses, winds as high as 80 mph expected tonight

October 29, 2019

At 6 a.m. Oct. 28, senior Leah Alkin was woken up by her dad and told they needed to evacuate the house because of a big fire nearby. After packing up some clothes, books and pictures, ...

For Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom, it’s back to the future

For Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom, it’s back to the future

October 28, 2019

When Rabbi Yitzchak Etschalom began teaching at Shalhevet the first time, the school wasn't even a year old. Twenty-eight years later, he is teaching ...

Basement is back, along with new bleachers and a larger robotics lab

Basement is back, along with new bleachers and a larger robotics lab

October 24, 2019

While students and faculty were away for the summer, Shalhevet’s maintenance crew of expanded the robotics lab, added bleachers to the schoo...

Spreadsheets, songs and school-running: Nachum Joel

Spreadsheets, songs and school-running: Nachum Joel

October 23, 2019

Shalhevet’s apparent love for former singers has surfaced again with the arrival of Mr. Nachum Joel, who has joined the staff as a teacher and administr...

Nat Reynolds, former Head of School, teacher, mentor, has died

Nat Reynolds, former Head of School, teacher, mentor, has died

October 7, 2019

Mr. Nathan Reynolds, who founded Shalhevet’s General Studies department, recruited the first student body and years later left retirement on three sepa...

Comp-Sci students present internship projects to realtors

Comp-Sci students present internship projects to realtors

October 6, 2019

At 2:15 p.m. on Sept. 27, when most students were rushing to their next class, four seniors could be seen leaving the parking lot in very formal attire...

School installs new scanner system to track who’s in tefillah

School installs new scanner system to track who’s in tefillah

September 25, 2019

Before grabbing a siddur and picking a seat, Shalhevet students now must scan themselves into davening by pressing a small blue fob against a rectangular ...

New English teacher brings a worldwide upbringing and a passion for playwriting

New English teacher brings a worldwide upbringing and a passion for playwriting

September 23, 2019

He may teach English, but new Shalhevet teacher Mr. Brian Forrester has a passion for theater, or more specifically, playwriting. Ever since college, h...