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Shalhevet news online: When we know it, you'll know it

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Shalhevet news online: When we know it, you'll know it

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COMPLETE: The Boiling Point has profiled all 18 of this years new teaching and administrative staff, some of whom are pictured above. Stories are linked at the bottom of this page.

18 new faces bring range of backgrounds to faculty and staff

By Joshua Gamson, Community Editor
November 29, 2022

Eighteen new staff members have joined Shalhevet this year as 10 departed, making it almost certainly the biggest single year...

MOM: Mrs. Maya Cohen, who has twin daughters at Shalhevet and an eighth-grader who’s applying, wants to make the middle-schoolers’ application process more fun.

New admissions director plans dance nights and scavenger hunts to make process more ‘friendly’

By Olivia Fishman, Arts & Culture Editor
November 14, 2022

Mrs. Maya Cohen, who worked for five years in admissions at Hillel Hebrew Academy, brings Shalhevet’s first full-time Director...

FAMILIAR: Mr. Plax has coached Firehawk basketball team, and Ms. Joel, who works as an occupational therapist, is married to former Assistant Executive Director Mr. Nachum Joel. (BP Photos by Sam Elyaszadeh)

New P.E. teachers turn to yoga, Zumba, weights and self-motivation

By Ariel Mazar, Ninth Grade
November 13, 2022

Mr. Adam Plax and Ms. Atara Joel, the new P.E teachers, will try to get students to use the lessons they learn in sports or P.E....

RELEVANT: Before joining Milken and then Brentwood School, Mr. Moss was a reader of admissions applications at Wash U, Stanford, Yale and UCLA.

A class for college counseling? New director says why not

By Joshua Gamson, Community Editor
October 18, 2022

Though he thinks the college application process is like a separate, “really challenging” course for seniors amidst their...

CHANGE: Sanaz Sazegar, left, has replaced Cheryl Wolf, right, as Director of Development.

Cheryl Wolf leaves for Chai Lifeline, replaced by YULA alum Sanaz Sazegar

By Olivia Petlak, 10th Grade
September 20, 2022

Ms. Cheryl Wolf, who built connections with students as the Development Director and Director of Institutional Advancement for...

Photo of Dr. Hori for BP by Evan Beller

New Chemistry teacher Dr. Hori has long background in science

By Joshua Gamson, Torah Editor
December 20, 2021

Though he’s now teaching four Shalhevet Chemistry classes, Dr. Roderick Hori -- one of two teachers replacing Mr. Chris St....

ROLE: Yoetzet Halacha Atara Segal will continue to be Shalhevet’s Israel gap-year advisor for the class of 2021.

Yoetzet Segal moves to Israel, will keep some roles at Shalhevet

By Molly Litvak, Editor-in-Chief
November 22, 2020

Yoetzet Halacha Atara Segal may have moved to Israel this summer, but she is still continuing her work with the Shalhevet community.  The...

Sarah Cardenas previously worked as receptionist at Yavneh Hebrew Academy in Hancock Park.

New receptionist Sarah Cardenas brings love for people – and the Dodgers – to Shalhevet foyer

By Gabriella Gomperts, 11th Grade
September 24, 2020

Watching over school comings and goings from the entryway of the building’s three-story lobby is Sarah Cardenas, the new receptionist....

HONOR:  Rabbi Abraham Lieberman, who has been teaching for over four decades, accepted the Jewish Educator Award from Mr. Richard Sandler, executive vice president of the Milken Family Foundation.

Rabbi Lieberman wins $15,000 Milken Jewish Educator Award

By Molly Litvak, Community Editor 
November 4, 2019

Students were already wondering why a last-minute special schedule had been posted when Rabbi Segal announced on Schoology that...

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