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

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LaHav and Just Community not new to new Chief Academic Officer Malka Popper

By Benjamin Gamson, Co-Editor-in-Chief | September 30, 2022

Ms. Malka Popper, most recently principal of the Upper School at Berman Hebrew Academy in Rockville, Md., has taken the newly created role of Shalhevet’s Chief Academic Officer and becomes the highest-ranking female academic administrator currently at Shalhevet. She said her new position entails working to better implement Shalhevet’s mission. She was at Berman from 2019 to 2022. “I get...

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Goofy, friendly or just clearly plural, a new word from the South catches on

By Avi Litvak, Opinion Editor | September 29, 2022

y’all  [pronoun] \ ˈyȯl  \ variant of YOU-ALL Merriam-Webster English Dictionary Every word has a definition. Most words have connotations. Some have hidden meanings. But no word has quite the culture and lovingly goofy sensation that the word ‘y’all’ has-- which may be why the Shalhevet community has fallen in love with it.  ‘Y’all,’ a word that originated in the American...

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New English teacher comes from England

By Keira Beller, Senior Writer | September 28, 2022

Shalhevet’s new English teacher from Liverpool, England, Ms. Verity Weisz, is loving her experience as a high school teacher after previously working with younger kids. She previously taught third- and fourth-grade students at Naima Jewish Preparatory School in London. As their primary teacher, she taught many different secular subjects, including math, science, geography, English, history and...

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Eli Shavalian leaves to direct college counseling at Milken

By Joshua Gamson, Community Editor | September 27, 2022

Mr. Eli Shavalian, who tried to make applying to college less scary and was seen by students as open and welcoming, left Shalhevet this year to direct college counseling at Milken Community School in Los Angeles. Known to students as Eli, Mr. Shavalian started in 2018 as the Associate Director of College Counseling and Academic Advising, and then became director in 2020. As director, he led the...

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