The Boiling Point

New harassment policy sets rules, defines terms

New harassment policy sets rules, defines terms

April 8, 2019

After several Town Hall discussions and heated debates about what exactly sexual harassment is, the school released a new harassment, discrimination and r...

FLOOD: All basement classrooms under inches of water after city main breaks

FLOOD: All basement classrooms under inches of water after city main breaks

April 2, 2019

A huge gush of water from a burst city pipe poured through a basement wall and into a storage room early this morning, overflowing into two basement l...

Debaters win six awards at Penn Model Congress

Debaters win six awards at Penn Model Congress

March 31, 2019

Shalhevet's 21-delegate Model Congress team missed half of the committee sessions and a third of the full-house sessions, yet still won two gavels and fo...

From CSPA, a seventh consecutive Crown, this time a silver

From CSPA, a seventh consecutive Crown, this time a silver

March 22, 2019

For the seventh consecutive year, the Boiling Won won a CSPA Hybrid Crown Award this afternoon, but this year’s is silver instead of gold. Hybrid...

Administration asks for more compliance with dress code

Administration asks for more compliance with dress code

March 21, 2019

A boys dress code leniency was put on probation in January after administration officials said it was being violated too often. It was reinstated, however,...

New thermostats bring hope for stable temperatures

New thermostats bring hope for stable temperatures

March 19, 2019

After four years of fluctuating temperatures that have left students and faculty alternately sweating or reaching for a sweater, school officials have...

YUNMUN brings home first awards since team’s revival

YUNMUN brings home first awards since team’s revival

March 13, 2019

For the first time since 2011, Shalhevet took home prizes from Yeshiva University's annual Model United Nations debate tournament (YUNMUN), held February...

COLUMN: Cheating?

COLUMN: Cheating?

March 12, 2019

As I have started high school the fear of the future has overcome me, introducing a type of peer pressure I did not expect: the very popular idea of cheating. In...

YAF wonders whether feminism is still needed

YAF wonders whether feminism is still needed

March 5, 2019

Do Shalhevet students believe women have full rights in America? A Young Americans for Freedom meeting Feb. 12 explored this and related subjects during...

Fairness leaders search for consistency as role expands

Fairness leaders search for consistency as role expands

March 5, 2019

Last year, the Fairness Committee wrote and announced a new policy of consequences for students who skip davening.  It involved increasingly severe consequences for being caught ditch...

Pertussis spreads to Harvard-Westlake and two other schools besides Shalhevet, protocols differ

Pertussis spreads to Harvard-Westlake and two other schools besides Shalhevet, protocols differ

March 5, 2019

There were at least five documented cases of pertussis among Shalhevet students last fall, and a continuing outbreak at Harvard-Westlake School starting...