The Boiling Point

From CSPA, a seventh consecutive Crown, this time a silver

From CSPA, a seventh consecutive Crown, this time a silver

March 22, 2019

By Jacob Lefkowitz Brooks, Community Editor, and Nicholas Fields, Torah Editor For the seventh consecutive year, the Boiling Won won a CSPA Hybrid Crown ...

Administration asks for more compliance with dress code

Administration asks for more compliance with dress code

March 21, 2019

A boys dress code leniency was put on probation in January after administration officials said it was being violated too often. It was reinstated, however,...

New thermostats bring hope for stable temperatures

New thermostats bring hope for stable temperatures

March 19, 2019

After four years of fluctuating temperatures that have left students and faculty alternately sweating or reaching for a sweater, school officials have...

YUNMUN brings home first awards since team’s revival

YUNMUN brings home first awards since team’s revival

March 13, 2019

For the first time since 2011, Shalhevet took home prizes from Yeshiva University's annual Model United Nations debate tournament (YUNMUN), held February...

COLUMN: Cheating?

COLUMN: Cheating?

March 12, 2019

As I have started high school the fear of the future has overcome me, introducing a type of peer pressure I did not expect: the very popular idea of cheating. In...

YAF wonders whether feminism is still needed

YAF wonders whether feminism is still needed

March 5, 2019

Do Shalhevet students believe women have full rights in America? A Young Americans for Freedom meeting Feb. 12 explored this and related subjects during...

Fairness leaders search for consistency as role expands

Fairness leaders search for consistency as role expands

March 5, 2019

Last year, the Fairness Committee wrote and announced a new policy of consequences for students who skip davening.  It involved increasingly severe consequences for being caught ditch...

Pertussis spreads to Harvard-Westlake and two other schools besides Shalhevet, protocols differ

Pertussis spreads to Harvard-Westlake and two other schools besides Shalhevet, protocols differ

March 5, 2019

There were at least five documented cases of pertussis among Shalhevet students last fall, and a continuing outbreak at Harvard-Westlake School starting...

Citing Student Handbook, Fairness rules admin cannot enforce school rules at Starbucks if student has not checked in to school

Citing Student Handbook, Fairness rules admin cannot enforce school rules at Starbucks if student has not checked in to school

February 21, 2019

In the first public Fairness case of the year, a ruling based on a technicality raised but did not clearly answer the question of when and whether students...

Second lockdown drill sets agenda for more security improvements

Second lockdown drill sets agenda for more security improvements

February 17, 2019

Students spent 10 minutes hiding under desks and behind walls, noticing what worked and what didn’t, and generally feeling vulnerable during the school’s...

Fame in an instant: Senior becomes internet celebrity after chance encounter with ‘vlog’ star

Fame in an instant: Senior becomes internet celebrity after chance encounter with ‘vlog’ star

February 12, 2019

Dylan and Dallas Corn were at Target buying carpet cleaner and gushers last Thursday, when they recognized Youtube star David Dobrik looking for pants...

From top national journalism organizations, a banner awards season for the Boiling Point

From top national journalism organizations, a banner awards season for the Boiling Point

January 25, 2019

The Boiling Point ended 2018 with top honors in national journalism competitions, including third place and two honorable mentions in the National Scholastic...