The Boiling Point

Student body fails probationary period, locked doors to start Tuesday

Student body fails probationary period, locked doors to start Tuesday

February 21, 2020

The Fairness Committee will ask teachers to lock students out of unused classrooms during breakfast, lunch and other non-teaching periods starting next Tuesday, making good on a promise it...

Trump traffic chaos expected during carpool time today

Trump traffic chaos expected during carpool time today

February 18, 2020

Shalhevet carpools will face road closures throughout Beverly Hills, Beverlywood and elsewhere this afternoon because of a visit from President Donald ...

Shalhevet alum is awarded Best Soldier in directorate of the IDF

Shalhevet alum is awarded Best Soldier in directorate of the IDF

February 6, 2020

Alumna Rachel Lester, Shalhevet class of 2012, was named an Outstanding Soldier in the Operational Directorate of the Israel Defense Forces this year, making her one of about 20 soldiers to be chos...

Second meeting of Constitutional Convention considers whether ‘values of the school’ should be a reason to veto Town Hall proposals

Second meeting of Constitutional Convention considers whether ‘values of the school’ should be a reason to veto Town Hall proposals

January 30, 2020

Participants at the second meeting of the school Constitutional Convention Dec. 18 tried to decide the role of the head of school on the new Judicial R...

Shalhevet remembers growing up with Kobe

Shalhevet remembers growing up with Kobe

January 27, 2020

Kobe Bryant, the five-time NBA champion who spent all 20 years of his basketball career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday....

THE SPIN: Open letter to the process we all know and hate

THE SPIN: Open letter to the process we all know and hate

January 23, 2020

Dear College Admissions Process, I could have started this letter while I was in the middle of completing your vital, yet aggravating, work. Instead...

Suspect in Nessah religious vandalism incident had no known ties to hate groups, BHPD says

Suspect in Nessah religious vandalism incident had no known ties to hate groups, BHPD says

January 17, 2020

Banging on his door around 7 a.m. on Saturday Dec. 14, a congregant waited anxiously to inform Rabbi David Shofet that it was not going to be a typical...

Aviva Walls leaving, will lead day school in Fairfax, Virginia, next year

Aviva Walls leaving, will lead day school in Fairfax, Virginia, next year

January 15, 2020

Ms. Aviva Walls, Shalhevet’s Dean of Academic Affairs and Director of College Counselling, will be leaving next year to become Head of School at Ges...

Fairness Committee may ban students from empty classrooms after teacher files complaint over food mess and poster vandalism

Fairness Committee may ban students from empty classrooms after teacher files complaint over food mess and poster vandalism

January 14, 2020

Responding to food left in classrooms after lunch and vandalism against posters, the Fairness Committee is considering a two-week-long schoolwide puni...

Move to revise Just Community constitution debates who should decide what’s debatable

Move to revise Just Community constitution debates who should decide what’s debatable

December 17, 2019

After being talked about by Agenda committees and chair candidates since 2016, a proposed rewriting of Shalhevet’s constitution was finally begun on...

Rabbi Block to be Head of School starting next year

Rabbi Block to be Head of School starting next year

November 26, 2019

Musical, close to students and known for both humility and a sharp mind, Head of School-designate Rabbi David Block hopes to make his own mark on Shalhev...

Princeton Model Congress debaters take 6 awards, including first in novice committee

Princeton Model Congress debaters take 6 awards, including first in novice committee

November 24, 2019

Maya Tochner and Rachel Metzger won gavels and a freshman won an honorable mention as Shalhevet’s 20-delegate Model Congress team took home six awards...

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