The Boiling Point

FINALS SCHEDULE 2018-19

FINALS SCHEDULE 2018-19

May 29, 2018

Here is the schedule for this year's finals week, June 11- 14. ...

‘La Dough Va Dough’ event weaves challah and history

‘La Dough Va Dough’ event weaves challah and history

May 25, 2018

Holocaust survivors and high school students braided challah together in the Shalhevet theater last week, sharing the life-changing events of World War...

New Dean of Student Life leads focuses on unity and ‘value added’

New Dean of Student Life leads focuses on unity and ‘value added’

May 24, 2018

The last name of Shalhevet’s new Dean of Student Life, Dr. Jonny Ravanshenas, is hard to pronounce, but it’s a good name for him. Pronounced ra-VAN-she-nas, it...

Math teacher Ellen Greenman will not return next year

Math teacher Ellen Greenman will not return next year

May 23, 2018

Math teacher Ellen Greenman, known for kind and reasonable teaching policies over five years at Shalhevet, told students today that she will not be returning next year.

Boiling Point wins its first Pacemaker, sixth Gold Crown

Boiling Point wins its first Pacemaker, sixth Gold Crown

May 18, 2018

Within the past two months, The Boiling Point has won 17 awards for writing, online production, and layout, capped by its first Pacemaker award from the National Scholastic Press Association.

Posters of women for Black History Month are vandalized

Posters of women for Black History Month are vandalized

May 11, 2018

One Friday morning, junior Honor Fuchs discovered that posters she had hung up throughout the second floor hallway in honor of Black History Month had been t...

Latest ‘cleanse’ is unplugging

Latest ‘cleanse’ is unplugging

May 10, 2018

In a city that is full of people working to live healthier lifestyles, there’s nothing unusual about going on a cleanse. Now some ni...

Gettysburg 2018: On battlefield, comparing today’s sites to history

Gettysburg 2018: On battlefield, comparing today’s sites to history

May 8, 2018

A group of young historians made Shalhevet history last month when Dr. Harris’s SAS Civil War and Reconstruction class headed for Gettysburg, Penn.,...

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...

Best of both worlds: seniors will have prom and soiree

Best of both worlds: seniors will have prom and soiree

May 3, 2018

Senior Soirée, originally an alternative to prom, is a supplement -- at least for now. In a change from the administration’s previous stance, the...

Sophomores trek to Palisades to hike and bond

Sophomores trek to Palisades to hike and bond

April 17, 2018

The sophomore class went on an off-campus excursion this morning to Will Rogers State Park and then ate lunch before before returning for afternoo...

New schedule for next year to include “flex” period and schoolwide lunch

New schedule for next year to include “flex” period and schoolwide lunch

April 11, 2018

A completely new schedule is coming next year, with a three-times-a-week  “flexible” time slot to be used for Advisory, club meetings, office hours and extra SAS and AP class meetings, school of...