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PERSPECTIVE: Social media has become a platform for fun in the time of Covid, including in the world of Jewish memes.

With memes and TikToks, teens lighten the mood of ‘corona break’

By Kate Orlanski, Features Editor April 29, 2020

Earlier this year,  social media seemed like the problem, blamed for causing unnecessary panic over the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, Covid-19.  But now, Generation Z is finding...

Sophomores Miriam Saedian and Audrey Gold film a TikTok dance in an empty classroom

Addicted to TikTok

By Kate Orlanski, Features Editor January 29, 2020

By Kate Orlanski, Features Editor Spend a day roaming the halls of Shalhevet and you are bound to see flocks of teenagers filming each other dancing, lip-syncing or performing other antics clip by clip...

TIME: Most of us werent even teenagers when the decade started, but we still felt the changes of the 2010s.

10 stories that shaped the 2010’s

By Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks, Editor-in-Chief December 31, 2019

As a disclaimer, I was only eight years old at the onset of the 2010’s and live in America, so there is a degree of bias in my selections. But I try to keep well-informed, and embarked on some retrospective...

HUMANS OF SHALHEVET – Eitan Miro: One with the water

HUMANS OF SHALHEVET – Eitan Miro: One with the water

By Eliana Koobian, Staff Writer October 29, 2019

“I swim for a club team that’s not with the school, and train 10 times in a five-day week, once before school and after school. It’s tough, I miss my last class every day but all my teachers are...

YUM: Companies that specialize in making kosher versions of popular non-kosher snacks are now part of a $13 billion industry.  Treif, or forbidden, foods are one type of food that cant be enjoyed by those who keep kosher; another are kosher dairy items, which cant be eaten immediately after meat.

Kosher knockoffs offer a taste of the wide world of American snacks

By Kate Orlanski, Features Editor October 28, 2019

BP Graphics by Zev Kupferman Sandwich Cremeos. Chips a Plenty. Elite Cheetos Crunch. Chesters Puffcorn. Chili & Lime Rolled Corn Tortilla Chips. What do all these snacks have in common? You may...

SMOKE: New studies show that vaping is much more dangerous than previously thought. As of Oct. 1, there have been 1,080 hospitalizations of Vaping-Associated Lung Injury and 18 deaths, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta.

LETHAL VAPOR: At least 12 deaths so far from mysterious vaping illness

By Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks and Sivan Karz October 3, 2019

BP Graphics by Zev Kupferman There are lots of reasons not to vape.  For one thing, it’s against Shalhevet rules, as Principal Daniel Weslow announced to the community at an assembly in the fall of...



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 22, 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....

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