The Boiling Point

School will add founders and donors to its name next year

School will add founders and donors to its name next year

October 8, 2013

  Shalhevet will change it’s name to the Jean and Jerry Friedman Shalhevet High School when the new building opens, and the building itself will...

Construction on new building may start in early October, board president says

Construction on new building may start in early October, board president says

September 3, 2013

The following letter was sent to the Shalhevet community Aug. 21 by board president Larry Gill. It states that if  final city approval for the project com...

VIDEO: Goodnight, Shalhevet

June 17, 2013

On Review Day June 6, students and staff bid farewell to classrooms at the north end of the building, which is slated for demolition this summer to make...

Goodnight Shalhevet

June 17, 2013

Permits are late, but Larry Gill says that won’t delay construction of new campus

Permits are late, but Larry Gill says that won’t delay construction of new campus

June 5, 2013

As the school year ends, Shalhevet hasn’t yet closed the sale of its building because the buyer has yet to obtain all needed permits to construct an...

Tight squeeze for parking and P.E. next year as campus shrinks for construction

Jacob Ellenhorn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2013

With the hubbub of bustling construction going on next door, Shalhevet classes next year will be held in the part of the property being sold and leased back from the buyer – everything south of the entrance foyer, along with the Annex, which was abandoned two years ago due to leaks and other problems. The school will spend about $100,000 to retrofit the Annex according...

$8.2 million profit from partial sale of campus will start construction of new three-story building

Colleen Bazak, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2013

Financial details and architectural plans released by the administration for Shalhevet’s new building show a well-lit, modern and three-story campus with more amenities than school has now, but with one fewer classroom and uncertainty about the location of Town Hall. Pending approval of permits, officials plan to turn an $8.2 million profit on the sale of more than half...

Administration reveals plans for new building, showing three stories, science labs, stage, and gym

Colleen Bazak, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2012

A two-story indoor basketball court, a rooftop patio, and a spiral staircase topped with a glass dome are some of the features set to be a part of Shalhevet’s new three-story building, which could start construction as soon as next July. According to architectural plans by Chris Ward of CWArchitects, there will also be a second sports practice area on the roof, two science...

Everything south of reception area to become apartment complex

By Jacob Ellenhorn and
Colleen Bazak, Co-Editors-in-Chief

September 8, 2012

Shalhevet has signed the initial contracts with Alliance Residential for the southern half of the school property, Rabbi Segal said, and is embarking on what will likely be a multi-year process of either refurbishing what’s left or creating a new building from scratch. “The sale will allow us to pay off accumulated debt, retire our existing (onerous) mortgage and be i...

Everything South of Reception Hallway to Become Apartment Complex

Jacob Ellenhorn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 1, 2012

By Jacob Ellenhorn, Co-Editor-in-Chief Shalhevet has found a buyer for the southern half of the school property, officials say, and is embarking on what will likely be a multi-year process of either refurbishing what’s left or creating a new building from scratch. According to Head of School Rabbi Ari Segal, negotiations are complete to sell everything from the receptio...

New mortgage, new rate, new building? Plan could sell south half of campus to rebuild north.

Jacob Ellenhorn, Community Editor

March 27, 2012

Shalhevet’s board and administration are considering selling the south part of the school’s property and using the proceeds to construct a new building on the north part, according to interviews and an e-mail sent to parents, students, faculty and staff. Or not.  The efforts may just result in a refinance of the school’s building with better terms, and a more solid...