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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...

COMMUNITY: Elections for grade-level committee reps are set for Sept. 29.

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...

REVIVED: An original of the preamble to the Just Community constitution, signed by students and staff in 2002, dominated the second-floor hallway Thursday, day 39 of distance learning due to the coronavirus pandemic. Proponents said changes would bring the constitution into line with what school is like now, and also help more proposals be enacted.


UPDATED MAY 16: After a year of discussion, deliberation, meetings and last-minute revisions, members of the Just Community voted...

BALLOT: Online voting on a multi-part amendment to the Just Community constitution is open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. today.

Voting has opened, Constitution must earn majority in at least three grades to pass

By Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks, Editor-in-Chief
May 14, 2020

Today’s vote on the amended Just Community constitution will have to pass with a two-thirds majority, and also three of four...

BROADER: Framers of the new constitution proposal this week changed the membership of the Judicial Review Subcommittee they are proposing. Along with the Head of School, it now includes leaders of Fairness and Agenda and an elected faculty representative, instead of just Fairness co-chairs and the Fairness Adviser.

Constitution vote, set for Friday, may turn on whether new document gives students more or less influence than original

By Molly Litvak, Community Editor
May 13, 2020

After weeks of debate over whether a newly proposed constitution would give students more or less power than they have now, the...

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