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

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VOTE: Except for just minutes before voting,  there were no active campaigns for Just Community representatives last October.  Above, 10th-graders watched a candidates video.

EDITORIAL: Elections – We can do better

By The Boiling Point Editorial Board
January 30, 2024

From absolutely no campaigning by any candidates in any grades to voting links that allowed unlimited submissions, there was no...

Students say they are using ChatGPT primarily for convenience, but AIs true capabilities tell a different story.

EDITORIAL: ChatGPT – Beware the price of convenience

“Write me a five-paragraph scholarly essay on the American Revolution.” “Summarize Act 3 Scene 2 in Romeo and Juliet.” “Solve...

The Jewish Journals story on the Shalhevet-Buena Park game had consequences that made matters worse.

EDITORIAL: When journalism goes wrong

“Antisemitic Incident Reported at Shalhevet Girls Basketball Game” was the headline attached to an article published by the...

How can we expect participation in the Just Community when half the school doesnt understand what it is?

EDITORIAL: It’s time to re-teach the Just Community

By The Boiling Point Editorial Board
January 25, 2022

The Just Community.  It’s time to talk about it.  At a recent Town Hall, Evan Beller asked rhetorically whether underclassmen...

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...

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?

Considering the numerous student opinions voiced on Schoology and intense debates between students and Rabbi Schwarzberg in the...

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,...

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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...

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,...

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We hear you

By Boiling Point Editorial Board
January 28, 2020

On Sunday, the world lost a basketball superstar whose legacy has inspired the next generation of basketball players. The Boiling...

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Let’s rename the Wildfire Theater

Few if any students at Shalhevet today have any memory of Nat Reynolds, z"l, who died last summer at the age of 86. But all...

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