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OFF: Students place their phones on tables in preparation for Town Hall March 5, ths first of three phone-free Town Hall after thtrials mandated by the Fairness and Agenda committees with administrative

After a three-week trial period, students vote two-to-one for no phones at Town Hall

By Martzi Hirsch and Joshua Gamson
May 31, 2024

By a vote of 91 to 52, the Just Community voted in favor of removing their phones and leaving them aside for Town Hall henceforth...

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,...

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...

SOLUTIONS: Fairness co-chairs Eliana Kerendian and Elliot Serure of the Elections Subcommittee met with adviser Dr. Keith Harris in the Admin Conference Room yesterday while Josh Gottlieb and Kevin Orenshein of GottIT, left, worked on the school’s Wifi.

Ballot errors complicate voting for Just Community grade-level reps

By Sonya Katzin and Joshua Gamson
September 15, 2022

Technical difficulties created delays and confusion during Just Community Representative elections yesterday, with some grades...

INVOLVED: Shalhevet Scottsdale freshman Hinda Gross will serve on the Fairness Committee this year. She attends most classes and activities via Zoom but visits the LA campus about once a month.

Scottsdale student wins position on Fairness Committee in grade-level rep election

By Gabriella Gomperts, Senior Writer
October 19, 2021

Hinda Gross, a freshman at Nishmat Adin-Shalhevet Scottsdale, will be one of her grade’s two representatives to the Fairness...

WINNER: Jack Sanders, right, led Town Hall, April 23. Jack was elected next years Agenda Chair Friday.

Jack Sanders is elected Agenda Chair, Henry Fried and Talia Tizabi will lead Fairness

By Molly Litvak, Editor in Chief
May 3, 2021

Jack Sanders, who promised to make the most of his experience working with his predecessors David Edwards and Kate Orlanski, was...

UNMASKED: Agenda Chair candidates were allowed to remove their masks during the debate. They were separated by the moderator and audience by about 20 feet.

First Agenda Chair debate in two years focuses on role and style of Town Hall

By Gabriella Gomperts, Staff Writer
April 30, 2021

Adina Kurzban stressed a commitment to fairness while Jack Sanders emphasized his long experience planning Town Halls as Shalhevet...

VOTE: Agenda Chair Kate Orlanski presented the “Timely Grading Proposal” at Town Hall last Friday.

Teachers must grade work within three weeks or not assign tests and projects, Town Hall votes

By Caroline Kboudi, Ninth Grade
April 15, 2021

Town Hall decided the very first proposal of the year April 9, voting overwhelmingly that teachers should, unless taking a leave...

PROMINENT:  Since November, a painting by David Meytal has been in the geographical center of the school instead of the signed preamble to the Just Community Constitution.

Have you missed it? Just Community Constitution preamble to return to 2nd-floor lobby soon, officials say

By Tali Liebenthal, 9th Grade
April 11, 2021

After about five months of being missing from its position at the top of the staircase in the second-floor lobby, Shalhevet’s...

Caption: FOUNDER: Dr. Sam Gomberg, zl, taught teachers how to develop ethical thinking to students.

Dr. Sam Gomberg, former principal and architect of Just Community, has died at age 74

By Talia Davoudian, Staff Writer
March 10, 2021

Dr. Sam Gomberg, former Shalhevet principal and Director of Moral Education and an integral contributor to the school’s Just...

TODAY: JC rep elections were postponed from Oct. 10 to today during Town Hall.

Something old: JC elections will be conducted same way as last spring – on Zoom

By Noah Elad, Staff Writer
September 27, 2020

At a time when everything seems new, elections for Just Community grade-level representatives, set for Tuesday, are planned to...

ELECTED: Rabbi Lieberman is the first person elected by the faculty and staff to represent them in a Just Community position in at least 10 years.

Rabbi Lieberman elected faculty representative to new Judicial Review Subcommittee

Judaic Studies teacher Rabbi Abraham Liberman was elected to be the first faculty member on the new Judicial Review Subcommittee...

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