The Boiling Point

A legacy of excellence as Ms. Sunshine retires

A legacy of excellence as Ms. Sunshine retires

June 10, 2018

Mrs. Tove Sunshine, known for her commitment to advanced subjects, her organized teaching style, her fairness to all students and her knowing and readable facial expressions during ...

Second annual ‘Lynn Project’ collects 19 boxes for families struggling in the Philippines

Second annual ‘Lynn Project’ collects 19 boxes for families struggling in the Philippines

June 10, 2018

Juniors Maya Miro and Mikey Kahtan worked with History teacher Mr. William Reusch, right, to sort through and organize donations of food and clothin...

College counselor Lisa Gruenbaum departing to focus on kids

College counselor Lisa Gruenbaum departing to focus on kids

June 8, 2018

Writing a college essay requires self-reflection, and departing college counselor Ms. Lisa Gruenbaum said last week that helping students do that brought...

Student parking lot to reopen, seniors will have priority

Student parking lot to reopen, seniors will have priority

June 7, 2018

After four years of time-consuming and often expensive student improvisation to find parking spots -- including paying upwards of $20 daily to park at...

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...

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...