The Boiling Point

Ms. Segal is first female teacher to get Jewish title at school

Ms. Segal is first female teacher to get Jewish title at school

October 4, 2018

Yoetzet Halacha Atara Segal is Shalhevet’s first female Judaic faculty member to have a title other than Ms. or Morah, but neither she nor her husband,...

Her training completed, Yoetzet Segal finds new ways to teach and relate to students, female and male

Her training completed, Yoetzet Segal finds new ways to teach and relate to students, female and male

October 3, 2018

This story won a Best of SNO award. Last month in Israel, Ms. Atara Segal, who has been teaching Tanakh, Talmud, and Statistics for seven years, completed t...

Screenwriter David Diamond brings Hollywood lessons to Shalhevet

Screenwriter David Diamond brings Hollywood lessons to Shalhevet

September 14, 2018

  While David Diamond is an accomplished screenwriter with credits in big-budget films, he tries to stay humble. One of his high school yearbook...

Remer replaces Ryan, but both coaches remain

Remer replaces Ryan, but both coaches remain

September 14, 2018

Coach Ryan Coleman and Coach Jeff Remer have partly switched jobs this year. Coach Remer, the girls basketball coach, has taken over as school Athletic...

Mr. Weslow now principal; Rabbi Block Assistant Principal, Judaic Studies

Mr. Weslow now principal; Rabbi Block Assistant Principal, Judaic Studies

September 13, 2018

Shalhevet’s administration still plans to operate as a team, but Mr. Daniel Weslow has become overall principal and Rabbi David Block has assumed responsibility...

From Ph.Ds to scuba-divers, nine new teachers join faculty for 2018-19.

From Ph.Ds to scuba-divers, nine new teachers join faculty for 2018-19.

September 12, 2018

BP Video by David Edwards, Sabrina Jahan, and Evan Rubel

New Development Director hopes to raise $1.3 million this year

New Development Director hopes to raise $1.3 million this year

September 8, 2018

Bored during a free period? New Director of Development Cheryl Wolf has candy on her desk and wants students to come and talk with her. Ms. Wolf has...

New English teacher happy to be back working with students

New English teacher happy to be back working with students

September 8, 2018

  She hasn’t taught for five years, but Mrs. Nancy Fasules -- who will teach freshman and sophomore English this year -- is glad to be back in...

New Hebrew teacher brings color to the classroom

New Hebrew teacher brings color to the classroom

September 6, 2018

  Israeli native and IDF veteran Ms. Ortal Klyman, now armed with 18 years of teaching experience and a recently completed Master’s degree, is...

A winding path to teaching, with surfing on the side

A winding path to teaching, with surfing on the side

September 6, 2018

  From philosophy to surfing, Dr. Sheila Keiter is someone who stays true to her roots. “If we don’t know our own experiences, how do we fully ident...

New Ed. Support specialist moves from Title 9 to Shalhevet fulltime

New Ed. Support specialist moves from Title 9 to Shalhevet fulltime

September 6, 2018

  Ms. Valencia Wilson has already been teaching here for two years, but this year has become a full-time Educational Support specialist employed...