The Boiling Point

New Hebrew teacher brings color to the classroom

New Hebrew teacher brings color to the classroom

September 6, 2018

  Israeli native and IDF veteran Ms. Ortal Klyman, now armed with 18 years of teaching experience and a recently completed Master’s degree, is...

A winding path to teaching, with surfing on the side

A winding path to teaching, with surfing on the side

September 6, 2018

  From philosophy to surfing, Dr. Sheila Keiter is someone who stays true to her roots. “If we don’t know our own experiences, how do we fully ident...

New Ed. Support specialist moves from Title 9 to Shalhevet fulltime

New Ed. Support specialist moves from Title 9 to Shalhevet fulltime

September 6, 2018

  Ms. Valencia Wilson has already been teaching here for two years, but this year has become a full-time Educational Support specialist employed...

New College Counselor plans to advise from personal experience

New College Counselor plans to advise from personal experience

September 5, 2018

  Raised in a traditional Persian family in Los Angeles, new college counselor and SAS Psychology teacher Mr. Eli Shavalian took matters into his...

New Israel teacher wants students to form their own opinions

New Israel teacher wants students to form their own opinions

September 5, 2018

  New SAS History, Culture, and Politics of Israel teacher Mrs. Hannah Cohen plans to be “a guide on the side” for her students this year,...

Scuba-diving enthusiast is newest addition to Science Department

Scuba-diving enthusiast is newest addition to Science Department

September 4, 2018

  Swimming with fish the size of small cars, circling shipwrecks and diving 100 feet down in the ocean are just some of the things Mr. Chris St....

VIDEO: New teachers 2018

August 31, 2018

VIDEO TUTORIAL: How to import the school calendar into your personal calendar

August 29, 2018

Follow the video’s step-by-step instructions to conveniently add all events -- including days off, early dismissals, holidays, etc.--  on the 2018...

Reopening of old student parking lot delayed, but Tom Bergin’s lot may open sooner

Reopening of old student parking lot delayed, but Tom Bergin’s lot may open sooner

August 28, 2018

Long-awaited access to the old student parking lot will most likely be delayed until after the chagim, school officials announced last Thursday, dashi...

Learning values and flinging chickens, 65 freshmen become oriented to Shalhevet

Learning values and flinging chickens, 65 freshmen become oriented to Shalhevet

August 27, 2018

The class of 2022 was welcomed to Shalhevet last week with everything from deep discussions of school values to tossing plastic chickens at the beach,...

VIDEO: First day of school SAC welcome video

August 27, 2018

At Opening Ceremonies for the 2018-19 school year this morning, the Student Activities Committee presented a video with junior Evan Rubel singing new words...

Books, visits help recovery as Rabbi Tsaidi plans return next fall

Books, visits help recovery as Rabbi Tsaidi plans return next fall

June 12, 2018

Judaic Studies teacher and mashgiach ruchani Rabbi Yagil Tsaidi remains out on medical leave since Feb. 21, but he has not stopped learning, spend...