The Boiling Point

YES: Transformative trip inspires local chesed

July 14, 2019

By Gabby Lasry, 11th Grade As most juniors at Shalhevet will tell you, the chesed trip is one of the greatest parts of the year. The chesed trip, which is offered to both juniors and sophomores, is an excellent way to do community service outside of school and bond with classmates at the same time. Last year, the sophomore class went to Nevada, where they performed a n...

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: Is Schoology a place for politics?

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: Is Schoology a place for politics?

December 9, 2018

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TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: Which side has the facts in the gun control debate?

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: Which side has the facts in the gun control debate?

May 25, 2018

Emotion will not solve America’s gun violence problem By Sam Rubanowitz, 10th grade “It is reason, and not passion, which must guide our deliberations, ...

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: Should Judaic classes be graded?

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: Should Judaic classes be graded?

May 11, 2018

Yes, our experience in Judaic classes must be active. School days at Shalhevet are packed full with learning, tests, and the formidable grading. The pressure to perform well in classes and succee...

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: The VINZ: Groundbreaking or grotesque?

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: The VINZ: Groundbreaking or grotesque?

January 31, 2018

  Innovative: The VINZ takes brave architectural steps Frank Gehry, the world-renowned architect and visionary famous for Walt Disney Concert Hall downtown and th...

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: Seniors’ decision for prom up in the air

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: Seniors’ decision for prom up in the air

November 15, 2017

No, Prom is antithetical to our values   By Tali Schlacht, 12th grade In recent weeks, Shalhevet seniors have been debating whether to hold a prom or a Senior Soiree. Soiree was implemented for the first time la...

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: JV sports: Too many players on the bench?

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: JV sports: Too many players on the bench?

April 5, 2017

Yes - It’s unfair to everyone By Jonah Kaye, Staff Writer  There are 16 kids on the boys’ JV basketball team. The reality is that many of these kids hardl...

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: Will the new party crackdown work?

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: Will the new party crackdown work?

January 15, 2017

Yes: Over time, it will change school culture By Zack Hirschhorn, 11th Grade This is the way rule-breaking is normally handled at Shalhevet: A stu...

Two Boiling Points of View: Should Ben Shapiro have been allowed to speak at School?

Two Boiling Points of View: Should Ben Shapiro have been allowed to speak at School?

November 20, 2016

No: Free speech is different when it takes place at a high school By Hannah Jannol, Community Editor Ben Shapiro’s Sept. 12 appearance at an assembly of the...