The Boiling Point

A slice of Shalheaven: Balance routine with something random

Rachel Lesel, Staff Collumnist

October 29, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Now that we are out of the crazy holiday rush and into solid weeks of school, we need a routine to stay focused. This doesn’t mean you make a plan and stick to it the rest of the school year, because chances are you won’t...

Another failed election, another reason for change

The BP Editorial Board

October 17, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Well it was here and now it’s gone: another chance for the Agenda Committee to manage a functional election that produces accurate, clear and timely results. The Boiling Point posted three separate items on this website last week announcing that elections would be held ...

OPINION: Why texting is not compatible with teshuva

Jenny Newman, Staff Columnist

August 27, 2010

Filed under Opinion

The days leading up to Rosh Hashanah are a time for self-improvement and forgiveness. We contact our friends, teachers and relatives, and say sorry for any hurt we might have caused them in the last year. But are we really...

The new schedule: No room to rest

Rachel Lester, Chief Layout Editor

August 26, 2010

Filed under Opinion

It’s 11:11 on a Thursday morning: time to make a wish. I wish that I hadn’t had three APs in a row every day this week, you think. I wish that there were another break between classes besides a 45-minute lunch and a mandat...

The new schedule: Keeping us focused

Justin Brandt-Sarif, 11th Grade

August 26, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Every student who has ever attended a Town Hall knows that when the bell rings and the topic ends, a rift in the day is formed. We lose focus and productivity. We go back to class and find ourselves less able to focus than we...

Eighth graders shouldn’t be second freshmen

The Editorial Board

August 26, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Everyone who is in 10th grade or who has ever been in 10th grade would agree that it’s really weird to see the freshmen--a whole new class of students--on the first day if school. With a school as small as Shalhevet, it’s...

Farewell to summer

The Editorial Board

August 26, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Summer is over. In case that didn’t hit you the first time, here it is again. Summer is over. It’s genuinely hard to believe that a whole two and a half months have passed since the last time we breathed the sweet Shalhevet...

The usual dilemma, this time by sea

The Boiling Point Editorial Board

June 30, 2010

Filed under Opinion

In another episode of “As the World Turns (Against Israel),” the state faces more condemnation from global leaders in response to the Israeli attack on a flotilla of ships trying to break the blockade of Gaza. Once again,...

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