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WORKING: Mrs. Keene perched at her desk in the Boiling Point office. She keeps a photo of her father with Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (at right) for inspiration, as well as mugs with slogans and various newspapers.

​​Mrs. Keene, who led Boiling Point and Choirhawks for 21 years, leaves to boost journalism in more Jewish schools

By Sophie Katz, Outside News Editor
June 1, 2024

After 21 years of leading the Boiling Point, directing the Choirhawks, and teaching classes, Mrs. Joelle Keene is leaving Shalhevet...

SOCIAL: Mr. Reusch has an active social media account and wants to teach people how to think.  Students said he encouraged them to express and develop their opinions.

Mr. Reusch, social studies teacher and more, leaves to start a school online

By Eliana Vahedifar, Staff Writer
May 16, 2024

Mr. William Reuch, the founder of Shalhevet’s Civics course, social studies teacher and Model Congress advisor, is leaving Shalhevet...

NEXT ACT: Ms. Chase has been both an actor and director around Los Angeles, and an original play she directed, titled Eight Nights, won two 2021 Ovation Awards.

Emily Chase, who led drama department for 31 years, has left for Crossroads

By Sonya Katzin, Arts & Culture Editor
February 1, 2024

Ms. Emily Chase, who founded and developed the Shalhevet drama department while encouraging students to write and direct their...

DEPARTURE: Pavel started working at Shalhevet in 2017, after six science teachers had left over the course of five years.

Pavel Lieb, science department chair who innovated and led Advisory, leaves for Yavneh after six years

By Mira Schulman, 9th Grade
June 14, 2023

  Mr. Pavel Lieb, Science Department chair and head of both the Advisory program and the Surf Club, is leaving at the...

EMAIL: Ms. Singh, who has been at Shalhevet since fall 2021, also sang
with the Choirhawks and worked hard at Hebrew lyrics.

‘Just an email away’ – Priyanka Singh, college counselor who formed tight bonds with students, heading to Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad

By Joshua Gamson, Community Editor
June 9, 2023

Ms. Priyanka Singh, who calmed college applicants while sharing her own and others’ cultural interests with the wider community,...

MENTOR: Ms. Garelick curated an exhibition of student art in the Beit Midrash for Shalhevets Celebration Dinner on May 31, honoring Roen Salem zl.

Sam Garelick, art teacher who added new courses, moving to New York

By Etan Lerner, Staff Writer
June 7, 2023

  Ms. Samantha Garelick, who fostered creativity in her many classes and also led Firehawks for Israel, will be leaving...

SCRIPT: Mr. Leach is currently writing a film about a mixed couple whose families are trying to navigate the holidays.

Fred Leach, who built close relationships in Ed Support, leaves to write for TV

By Benjamin Gamson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
November 8, 2022

Mr. Fred Leach, who worked one-on-one with students taking online classes as part of the Student Support department, has left...

HELPFUL: Students described Mr. Sinajon as being supportive and understanding. He taught at least five different courses during his years at Shalhevet.

‘Easygoing’ math teacher Mr. Sinajon leaves after five years

By Amalia Zucker, Features Editor
October 22, 2022

Mr. Andrew Sinajon, math teacher and Robotics faculty advisor since 2017, did not return to Shalhevet for the 2022-23 school year. Mr....

 COMMUNITY: Mr. Shavalian, shown above in his new office at Milken, said he’d miss Color War, hanging out on the turf, and Friday morning kumzitses.

Eli Shavalian leaves to direct college counseling at Milken

By Joshua Gamson, Community Editor
September 27, 2022

Mr. Eli Shavalian, who tried to make applying to college less scary and was seen by students as open and welcoming, left Shalhevet...

LOCAL: Mr. Nick Parsons plans to stay in Los Angeles.

From Glouberman and Color War to managing Covid tech, Nick Parsons advanced school internet into the 2020s

By Ezra Helfand, Deputy Chief Layout Editor
September 21, 2022

Mr. Nick Parsons, who worked long hours during quarantine to make online school possible and oversaw improvements to Glouberman...

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...

FAREWELL: Mrs. Rabinov received flowers and wishes from students and staff in the Beit Midrash on her last day at Shalhevet June 1.

Mickey Rabinov, award-winning Hebrew teacher, returns to Israel

By Noah Elad, Senior Editor
August 30, 2022

Mrs. Mickey Rabinov, who for seven years was Hebrew Language Coordinator and was known for her caring presence throughout the...

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