The Boiling Point

SENIOR SNAPSHOT: Eitan Schramm sees the world in terms of stories

SENIOR SNAPSHOT: Eitan Schramm sees the world in terms of stories

Jacob Perelman, Staff Writer

June 20, 2016

Most people who love movies go and see more movies. Eitan Schramm started to make films himself. He claims his brain works differently than the ordinary person’s because he can see a mundane situation and turn it into a sci-fi universe.

SENIOR SNAPSHOT: For Yonah Feld, America’s great but Israel is home

SENIOR SNAPSHOT: For Yonah Feld, America’s great but Israel is home

Abby Blumofe, Staff Writer

June 20, 2016

Although Yonah Feld has lived in America nearly his entire life, he doesn’t consider it his home. His home, he says, is Israel.

SENIOR SNAPSHOT: From music to forests, Shir Zahavi embraces unusual pathways

SENIOR SNAPSHOT: From music to forests, Shir Zahavi embraces unusual pathways

Eva Suissa, Staff Writer

June 19, 2016

Instead of spending her winter break with friends like the average student, Shir Zahavi spent her break alone in Portland, Oregon. This is one example of what makes her different and more mature than her peers.

…OR NOT PARTYING

…OR NOT PARTYING

Rose Lipner, Deputy Editor-in-Chief

May 30, 2016

Saturday nights are often associated with drinking, drugs and reckless behavior. But why should that be the only fun thing to do? Here, in the city of angels, there are endless opportunities for a good time. From bowling to the pier, you’re bound to have a party. In Mar Vista, Bowlero is open unti...

TEACHER TALES: For Ms. Malikov, obstacles have paved a path to success

TEACHER TALES: For Ms. Malikov, obstacles have paved a path to success

Hannah Diamond, Staff Writer

May 17, 2016

Math teacher Ms. Katya Malikov believes students can be successful in any field they choose if they can learn to overcome obstacles in math.

FIRST IN A SERIES: The Positives of Partying

FIRST IN A SERIES: The Positives of Partying

Hannah Jannol, Arts & Culture Editor

May 10, 2016

Partying has a bad rap. Google “partying statistics” and you will find a plethora of sobering statistics and stories about underage binge-drinking and drug abuse. What you won’t find is data about friendships, relationships, grades’ bonding, and positive social experiences that happen outsi...

TEACHER TALES: A path to science and a new home

TEACHER TALES: A path to science and a new home

Hannah Diamond, Staff Columnist

February 10, 2016

Determined to inhibit a serious symptom of fetal alcohol syndrome, Melissa Noel injects newborn mice with high doses of alcohol. Of these mice, only some contain tPA, a gene typically known for breaking down blood clots.

Fashion club steps out onto the runway

Fashion club steps out onto the runway

Maayan Waldman and Rebecca Navon

February 3, 2016

Seventeen student models walked down a runway one by one Dec. 13 when the Fashion Club’s sponsored its first-ever “Tzniut Can Be Cute” fashion show for women only in the Shalhevet gym, raising about $500 for the National Council of Jewish Women.

Debut For New Wildfire Theatre

January 31, 2016

By Hannah Janol, Staff Writer Three p.m., Dec. 20: Shalhevet’s new Wildfire Theater is packed with students, parents, siblings and teachers. Drama Director Ms. Emily Chase stands on the new stage under bright ceiling lights in a space with black-painted walls, ceiling and floor. Seventy-five minutes...

FAVORITISIM: Most students think it exists, but few think there is anything to be done; staff expresses surprise

FAVORITISIM: Most students think it exists, but few think there is anything to be done; staff expresses surprise

Eric Bazak, Editor-In-Chief

January 26, 2016

Be on the lookout for an abyss at our school. Student-faculty relationships, diverse co-curriculars, and Shalhevet's emphasis on leadership and publicity, among other factors, have fueled this possible divide. Some think this gap is deceptive and chimeric, while others see it as too deep and importa...

TEACHER TALK: Changing trajectories

TEACHER TALK: Changing trajectories

Hannah Diamond, Staff Writer

November 21, 2015

With 600 kids in his high school graduating class and teachers who did not know his name, Will Reusch found his school experience in Bethlehem, Penn., to be discouraging. He planned to be a police officer.

Looking back on 11 years of Dano-mite

Looking back on 11 years of Dano-mite

Eric Bazak, Outside News Editor

June 15, 2015

The school was ready for this moment. There were student-produced videos, Town Hall farewell speeches, and even a new hiree for the General Studies principal position.

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