The Boiling Point

8 gift ideas for the 8 lights

8 gift ideas for the 8 lights

December 10, 2019

By Liad Machmali, Torah Editor It’s time to get lit--literally! Hanukkah is Dec. 22 through Dec. 30. While the Festival of Lights offers the usua...

Greta Thunberg finds local angle on climate change

Greta Thunberg finds local angle on climate change

December 3, 2019

Thousands of protesters gathered outside of Los Angeles City Hall Nov. 1 heard the leader of the world’s youth climate change movement connect wildfi...

Rabbi Block to be Head of School starting next year

Rabbi Block to be Head of School starting next year

November 26, 2019

Musical, close to students and known for both humility and a sharp mind, Head of School-designate Rabbi David Block hopes to make his own mark on Shalhev...

Princeton Model Congress debaters take 6 awards, including first in novice committee

Princeton Model Congress debaters take 6 awards, including first in novice committee

November 24, 2019

By Jacob Lefkowitz Brooks, Editor-in-Chief  Maya Tochner and Rachel Metzger won gavels and a freshman won an honorable mention as Shalhevet’s 2...

Heartbreak heroes: Girls and boys teams both dominate for most of their games, then lose in final seconds

Heartbreak heroes: Girls and boys teams both dominate for most of their games, then lose in final seconds

November 10, 2019

From tip-off to the final buzzer, they played their hearts out. They gave it their all. But it wasn’t enough.  In the Fifth Annual Steve Glouberma...

Day two brings two more wins for Firehawks

Day two brings two more wins for Firehawks

November 8, 2019

For the second day in a row, both Shalhevet basketball teams cruised to victory in the seeding round of the Fifth Annual Steve Glouberman Tournament.&nb...

NEW LACMA: Designing the shape of the future

NEW LACMA: Designing the shape of the future

November 7, 2019

Just two blocks north and one block east of Shalhevet, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is about to begin a four-year, $650-million proces...

Both Firehawk teams dominate on opening day at Glouberman

Both Firehawk teams dominate on opening day at Glouberman

November 6, 2019

So far, so good.  It was a successful start for both Firehawk basketball teams as they completed a back-to-back sweep of the Ramaz Rams in the opening-night kickoff of the Fifth Annual ...

‘Midnight madness’ planned for championship games as Glouberman gears up for Wednesday start

‘Midnight madness’ planned for championship games as Glouberman gears up for Wednesday start

November 5, 2019

With this year’s Fifth Annual Steve Glouberman Tournament set for tip-off on Wednesday night, not much has changed. As always, school spirit is contagious and the competition is expected to be fierce.  But there are also ...

Rabbi Lieberman wins $15,000 Milken Jewish Educator Award

Rabbi Lieberman wins $15,000 Milken Jewish Educator Award

November 4, 2019

Students were already wondering why a last-minute special schedule had been posted when Rabbi Segal announced on Schoology that there was a “very import...

For the Clipper who used to be a Raptor, only love

For the Clipper who used to be a Raptor, only love

November 1, 2019

There were four seconds left on the shot clock in a tied game seven against the Philadelphia 76ers. Kawhi Leonard caught the inbounds pass and dr...