The Boiling Point

Fairness imposes penalties for missing davening

Fairness imposes penalties for missing davening

October 9, 2018

In response to a greater number of students ditching davening last year, the Fairness Committee wrote a stricter policy regarding davening attendance, and that policy will be...

2018-19 Just Community grade-level election results

2018-19 Just Community grade-level election results

September 13, 2018

The following people were elected today to represent their grades on the various Just Community committees. Freshmen SAC: Liad Machmali, Jacob Kahtan ...

Talia Gill is new Agenda Chair as election approves changes

Talia Gill is new Agenda Chair as election approves changes

June 5, 2018

Talia Gill was elected Agenda Chair for the 2018-19 school year May 4, following a week of speeches, posters and promises from the gym to the roof and...

Talia Gill is new Agenda Chair

Talia Gill is new Agenda Chair

May 4, 2018

Here are the results from the 2018 Just Community elections: Agenda: Chair -  Talia Gill Vice Chair - Maya Tochner Secretary - Kate Orlanski Fairness: Co-chai...

Votes keep no-lunch Fridays, change boys dress code

Votes keep no-lunch Fridays, change boys dress code

April 10, 2018

Schedule: The Just Community voted on Jan. 4 to continue no-lunch and early dismissal on Fridays, guaranteeing that school will end at 12:45 p.m. on ...

Fairness Committee hands Agenda Chair first ‘strike’ under new ‘covenant’

Fairness Committee hands Agenda Chair first ‘strike’ under new ‘covenant’

November 7, 2017

Agenda Chair Daniel Lorell has been given a first strike by the Fairness Committee for violating a new “covenant” requiring him to follow school rules and participate in events. ...

Agenda Committee summer meetings focus on Town Hall changes, proposals and constitution

Agenda Committee summer meetings focus on Town Hall changes, proposals and constitution

September 28, 2017

The Agenda Committee did not let summer stop it from meeting to improve the Just Community. While their peers were at the beach, leaders of the committee...

New Agenda Committee revives the proposal process with three votes in two Town Halls

New Agenda Committee revives the proposal process with three votes in two Town Halls

September 4, 2017

At the first two Town Halls of Daniel Lorell’s Agenda chairship, more proposals were brought to the community than in the previous two school years combined.

Full text of Daniel Lorell’s campaign post on Schoology

May 8, 2017

Filed under Community, Just Community

Then-candidate Daniel Lorell made this post on Schoology's Just Community May 4 after the debate at Town Hall.  So, what do I mean when I say, "radical changes to Town Hall"?  simply put, that means the following: Moral dilemmas would no longer be the primary function of Town Hall, if anything they would be secondary or tertiary, out of the norm....

Daniel Lorell elected new Agenda Chair

Daniel Lorell elected new Agenda Chair

May 5, 2017

Daniel Lorell, who has vowed to turn Town Hall into a congress for the Just Community through "radical changes," was elected next year's Agenda Chair...

Agenda Chair will be chosen in new ‘instant runoff’ election, committee decides

Agenda Chair will be chosen in new ‘instant runoff’ election, committee decides

April 28, 2017

Instead of just one person, voters next week will rank all six candidates for Agenda Chair in order of preference, using a process called “instant runoff” voting, the Agenda Committee decided today.

Agenda decides former candidates will run for Agenda Secretary, no date set

Agenda decides former candidates will run for Agenda Secretary, no date set

March 6, 2017

The Agenda Committee has voted 6-5 to replace Agenda Secretary Lucy Fried through a mid-year election among last year’s candidates for the position, following a recommendation by the Fairness Committee as to how to solve the problem.