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

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CROWD: Fans from both schools roared in support of their teams at the girls CIF semifinal game  Feb. 18. Above, Buena Park fans filled the northern section of the bleachers as the Firehawks No. 25 Talia Tibi dribbled away from a Coyote defender.

CIF semifinal game marred by ethnic taunts from both Shalhevet’s and visitor’s fans

By Benjamin Gamson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 2, 2023

  When the Shalhevet girls basketball team lost to the Buena Park Coyotes Feb. 18 in the Shalhevet gym, the drama didn’t...

MONUMENT: Protesters at a Jan. 8 gathering at Century City’s “Freedom Structure” art installation draped it with hijabs along with Iranian and Ukrainian flags.

Death of Masa Amini in Iran not a surprise to Iranian-Americans at Shalhevet

By Tali Liebenthal, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 17, 2023

  Shalhevet senior Hannah Nili was not the least bit surprised when she heard the news last fall that Iranian dissident...

TAPED: A Nazi flag about the size of a billboard appeared briefly on a fenced gate between LACMA and the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures this morning. About 16 feet wide, it may have been made of colored tape or other adhesive.

Nazi flag appears on Fairfax fence between LACMA and Academy Museum, half-mile north of school

By Tali Liebenthal, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 13, 2023

EDITOR'S NOTE: Since the publication of this story, The Boiling Point has learned that the swastika affixed to the LACMA fence...

PREVENT: Above, a technician prepared an original Covid shot for then-sophomore Evan Beller in 2021.

Higashi recommends Omicron Covid booster shot for students

By Benjamin Gamson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
December 1, 2022

Dr. Julie Higashi, infectious disease expert and Los Angeles County Tuberculosis Controller, encourages teens to get the new bivalent...

REQUIRED: Dr. Higashi said it would be difficult for a Shalhevet student to get an exemption from the polio vaccine.

Higashi says monkeypox not a great threat to students, but polio can strike anyone unvaccinated

By Benjamin Gamson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
November 28, 2022

Members of the Shalhevet community are at low-risk for contracting monkeypox, according to infectious disease expert Dr. Julie...

SOLUTIONS: Fairness co-chairs Eliana Kerendian and Elliot Serure of the Elections Subcommittee met with adviser Dr. Keith Harris in the Admin Conference Room yesterday while Josh Gottlieb and Kevin Orenshein of GottIT, left, worked on the school’s Wifi.

Ballot errors complicate voting for Just Community grade-level reps

By Sonya Katzin and Joshua Gamson
September 15, 2022

Technical difficulties created delays and confusion during Just Community Representative elections yesterday, with some grades...

NET: Senior Noa Talasazan hit the ball over the net Sept. 8 in Shalhevet’s victory over Compton Early College High School.

Girls volleyball team keeps winning as season heats up

By Dana Brodt, Ninth Grade
September 14, 2022

UPDATE: The girls volleyball team’s record is now 3-0, after they defeated Price last night in the Shalhevet gym.  The score...

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...

BONDS: Shalhevet students said they felt comfortable talking to Mrs. Honig and often approached her for advice.

Mrs. Natalie Honig, who helped students overcome distance during Covid, leaves to direct Admissions at Maimonides

By Tali Liebenthal, Co-Editor-in-Chief
August 28, 2022

Mrs. Natalie Honig, a friend and listener to her students and someone who was tasked with connecting students throughout the distanced...

TRAVELING: Polina Vorona, 18, stopped to take a selfie in a restroom on her way from Ukraine to Poland in February. She and her grandmother traveled together from Kyiv, leaving behind Polinas father and grandfather. I know it’s really hard for Granny, Polina said, “[to] be separate [from] her husband, with my grandfather, for the first time in I don’t know, 40 years.

‘A sadness which you cannot explain with words’

By Tali Liebenthal, Community Editor
May 20, 2022

It seemed natural for Shalhevet sophomore Arielle Gueorguiev to sign up for a program that would connect her with a teenager in...

EARLY:  Hashkama Minyan met before start of school April 2. Students enrolled in advanced Judaic studies classes that meet during breakfast are allowed to go to prayer before school starts, whereas in past years anyone could pray early. Attendance is much lower.

No proposals yet from students to fix Hashkama

By Joshua Gamson, Torah Editor
May 16, 2022

Two months after Head of School Rabbi David Block asked students for proposals to expand access to Hashkama Minyan while also...

EXCITEMENT: Boys Volleyball team huddles together with Coach Jelly Castellanos after a three to zero win over the Animo Leadership Aztecs, ensuring a spot in the playoffs, April 13.

Firehawk boys volleyball qualifies for playoffs, will face Newbury Park Adventist tonight

By Zane Mendelson, Staff Writer
April 28, 2022

“Playoffs gonna be lit,” said junior Oz Shalom on the court, immediately after the Shalhevet Firehawk boys volleyball team...

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