• The Boiling Point has reached its millionth online view! Thank you, readers!
Shalhevet news online: When we know it, you'll know it

The Boiling Point

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

The Boiling Point

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

The Boiling Point

World leaders vow to reduce methane leaks and deforestation by 2030 at UN COP26 climate conference

By Gabriella Gomperts, Senior Writer | January 10, 2022

When dozens of countries committed to greatly reduce methane leaks by 2030, Science Department Chair Mr. Pavel Lieb was pleased. Methane, Mr. Lieb said, is a particularly dangerous greenhouse gas, accounting for a third of the global warming from human activity.   Efforts to curb global warming have usually focused on emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), Mr. Lieb said. But individual methane...

Continue Reading
Generation-to-generation meets sister-to-sister in second school cookbook

By Amalia Zucker, Staff Writer | January 8, 2022

In 2006, Deborah Kukurudz of Shalhevet’s class of that year organized a cookbook titled What’s Hot in Shalhevet’s Kitchen! with 136 recipes collected in it, all contributed by Shalhevet students and staff. Now, 15 years later, Shalhevet senior Talya Kukurudz is following in her sister’s footsteps and running the same project. “It's a cookbook that my family still has today,” Talya,...

Continue Reading
Sweet, crunchy and kosher, Melrose Bite finds a trendy combo

By Olivia Fishman, Arts & Culture Editor | January 4, 2022

Fried chicken sandwiches are trending, and the kosher world is part of the trend. Melrose Bite, recently rebranded from a dairy-and-vegan restaurant to a fried chicken and wings spot, just might satisfy all your fried chicken cravings at a location that’s kosher, quick and close by.  Set in the heart of the Melrose shopping district, the small, clean restaurant is located less than two miles...

Continue Reading
New math and science teacher loved science but fell for math

By Keira Beller, Features Editor | January 4, 2022

Shalhevet’s new mathematics and physics teacher, Mr. Rico Tan, calls his winding journey to becoming a teacher a “trial by fire.”  With a degree in Biology from UCLA, he tried going into research but didn’t feel that it fit him.  “I tried teaching and I found it super interesting,” said Mr. Tan. “Then, here I am. I just find it really interesting. I was dropped into the job and...

Continue Reading
View All Top Stories

Next Page »