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

The Boiling Point

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

The Boiling Point

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

The Boiling Point



By Liad Machmali, Torah Editor September 24, 2019

Here come the chagim!  Rosh Hashanah starts Sept. 29, Yom Kippur Oct. 8, and the eight days of Sukkot follow just a few days later on Oct. 13. While this can be an overwhelming time for everyone in the...

TRENDY: Like many other students, freshmen Eva Brous-Light and Danielle Finn wear scrunchies, a popular hair accessory from the ‘80s, to school -- and not always in their hair.

Bohemian is Back

By Molly Litvak, Outside News Editor June 6, 2019

Did Freddie Mercury know that his music would not only still be popular but be the focus of a world-renowned movie in 2018? Did trendy people in the late ‘80s and ‘90s think mom jeans would be fashionable...

TRANSFER: Freshman Aaron Schlacht starts his animations by drawing characters on a piece of paper and then transferring the image to his computer. His computer allows him to edit the characters that he draws.

Humans of Shalhevet – Aaron Schlacht

By Anya Mendelson, 9th grade May 24, 2019

“Drawing has always been a hobby of mine, and now that hobby has developed into the realization that I may want to become an animator. The difference between drawing and animation is that the process...

TRANSFORMATION: Freshman Liad Machmali initially was scared of going to the dentist when she was young, but now wants to be a dentist in the future.

Humans of Shalhevet – Liad Machmali

By Eliana Khoobian, 9th grade May 23, 2019

“One day when I was around the age of 7, I entered a generic building of doctors offices. Once I knew I was at the dentist,  I was afraid. There were statues of teeth everywhere and used disposable...

ARGUE: Freshman Jack Sanders enjoys discussing world issues, as he likes conveying his thoughts on those issues. Through discussion, he is able to educate others about problems in our world that they might not have been aware of.

Humans of Shalhevet – Jack Sanders

By Ella Klein, 9th grade May 13, 2019

“I’m the school anarchist: nothing that the government does is better than the private sector. This is just one example of something I am very passionate about.  I’ll debate anyone on anything....



By Victory Fuchs, 9th grade May 1, 2019

“I found a passion pretty early on in life: there’s videos of me when I was two and there’s a screwdriver in my pocket. Sometimes I stay in the robotics lab until 7 just hanging out in there. So...

BP Drawing by Caroline Edry

The magical madness that is math

By Tobey Lee, Features Editor March 15, 2019

Although she sleeps just five hours the night before a math test -- less than her normal of seven hours -- studying late into the night makes junior Nicole Klausner feel good about the material before...

STYLE:   Above, left, freshman Danielle Finn modeled a red button down coat. Senior Ari Sassover, middle, donned a black floral dress and corduroy jacket. Sophomore Rebecca Cohen, right, wore a long floral dress with sandles.
 BP Photos by Neima Fax

On the runway, calming jitters and building confidence

By Shani Shaham, Staff Writer March 11, 2019

Standing in the Shalhevet gym, freshman Danielle Finn attempted to tame the butterflies in her stomach Jan. 13 while an audience of women from throughout the Los Angeles Jewish community waited in anticipation...

ASMR:   Senior Josh Sarir starts his ASMR video by tapping with his finger on his glasses case while speaking in a low, whispery voice. The tapping produces soothing sounds which have been found to lower viewers’ heart rates. Screenshot from

Videos of people making ‘calming noises’ go viral in new trend of ASMR

By Kate Orlanski, Staff writer February 10, 2019

Sending chills down people’s spines is a new way to unwind. Video clips of people whispering, eating, tapping on microphones and making other quiet, repetitive sounds are trending on the internet as...

DARK:   The new dark mode changes your screen's background picture as day transitions into night.  BP Photo by Sam Rubanowitz.

MacOS Mojave: A desert’s beauty, and features to match

By Sam Rubanowitz, Staff Writer November 25, 2018

All Photo Illustrations by Sam Rubanowitz, icons from As diehard Apple fans know, ever since 2013, each version of Mac software was named after a place in California. Its newest Mac software,...

CREATIVITY WITHIN THE CODE:    Fashion provides an avenue for students to express their individuality within the parameters of Shalhevet’s dresscode. While the rules may seem restrictive, pops of color and eye-catching patterns, as well as various styles of skirts, pants, or shirts, allow for a wide range of diverse outfits.

New year, new looks

October 5, 2018

By Tobey Lee, Features Editor, and Sadie Toczek, Social Media Editor Aug. 29 was a day to see and be seen while getting acclimated to school again. Some students were low-key about it, while...

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