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

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

The Boiling Point

Senior Anya Mendelson used to hate group projects. Now she likes them.

WHAT I KNOW NOW: Work smarter, not harder

By Anya Mendelson, Staff Columnist November 17, 2021

There are two types of students: There’s the student who is filled with relief, and excitement when a teacher announces that the next assignment will be group work. And there’s the student who believes...

FIT: Which one are you? The right way to wear a mask is covering your nose, not your neck.

EDITORIAL: Masks work. We should know.

By The Boiling Point Editorial Board October 27, 2021

On Aug. 23, three days before the start of school, the Boiling Point Editorial Board met with Rabbi Block for two hours in his office at school. Sitting around the coffee table with no doors or windows...

The early-morning Hashkama Minyan, started in 2013, had grown to be the most popular prayer service on campus, sometimes with more than 100 people attending at 7:20 a.m.

EDITORIAL: Let Town Hall vote on Hashkama Minyan

By The Boiling Point Editorial Board October 10, 2021

Hashkama Minyan is a prime example of what sets Shalhevet apart from other high schools: a completely student-initiated, student-run davening service, started in 2013, free of administrative intervention...

TEST: The Fairness Committee ruled that if more than 10 boys are caught out of dress code before the end of the school year, jeans and long sleeves will not be allowed next school year

EDITORIAL: In dress code controversy, who should decide?

By The Boiling Point Editorial Board May 27, 2021

Considering the numerous student opinions voiced on Schoology and intense debates between students and Rabbi Schwarzberg in the halls this month, it is clear that the student body is in need of a place...

Shalhevet should teach us how to face down hate

Shalhevet should teach us how to face down hate

By Kyla Zackary, Ninth Grade May 6, 2021

I know of a student at Shalhevet who contacted an editor for her book. She was having a normal conversation with him when she happened to mention she was Jewish, at which point he was no longer interested...

EXPERIENCE: Freshman Tomomi Shaw said she has experienced anti-Asian taunts on her way home from school.

OPINION: Town Hall missed opportunity to address anti-Asian hate

By Tomomi Shaw, Web Editor April 7, 2021

On March 16, Robert Aaron Long shot and killed eight people in Cherokee County, Georgia, six of them of East Asian descent. Just three days later, the school joined together for Town Hall. I was expecting...

VIEWPOINTS: Now that it’s been a year since the pandemic arrived, we asked one student from each grade to share how this time has changed their lives.

OPINION: Four views of a (Covid) year

  In a few decades, numbers and data might be the main vehicles through which people look back on the Covid-19 pandemic -- numbers of deaths, jobs lost and school on Zoom.  But there’s something...

TURNOUT: Seniors Joey Blumofe and Ean Fish were among three seniors who attended in-person school on Monday, Jan. 11.

EDITORIAL: Stay open, stay home

By the Boiling Point Editorial Board January 23, 2021

Three seniors, nine juniors and seven sophomores attended their grades' classes on campus for at least part of the day Jan. 11-14, the last week of fall semester. The number of freshmen was higher, but...

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Fear, loathing and anonymity

By Boiling Point Editorial Board November 10, 2020

Four years ago, the Boiling Point interviewed multiple students who voted for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton and included their quotes and their names in various articles. The paper even published an...

Who should win?

Who should win?

November 2, 2020

WISH: As the country is consumed with a divisive election, there are some who wish they could tune it out.

Waiting for it all to go away

By Liad Machmali, Features and Culture Editor October 29, 2020

It’s on my neighbor’s front lawn, the topic of discussion at my dinner table, and infiltrating my Tik Tok ‘For You’ page. Politics. No matter where I go or what I’m doing, politics always seems...

ICONIC: Ruth Bader Ginsburg was famous for wearing carefully chosen collars to Supreme Court deliberation. Here she is pictured wearing a white jabot from South Africa, a favorite of hers.

EDITORIAL: Ruth Bader Ginsburg z”l: One of us, who rocked America

By Boiling Point Editorial Board September 27, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg may have been only 5’1, but she was a giant. Not the kind of giant you see at the top of the beanstalk, nor the kind that becomes memorable by living infamously. No, she was a giant...

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