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Shalhevet’s robot ‘Chaya Leia’ advances to national championship in Houston, but coronavirus cancels the event

Molly Litvak, Community Editor | March 27, 2020

As part of a trio with two other teams, the Shalhevet Robotics Team won the Los Angeles Regional “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology” (FIRST) Robotics competition in El Segundo March 6 - 8,  and was headed to a national finals round before further contests were cancelled due to coronavirus. It was the first time in school history that the team had made it to the final...

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Schedule change hopes to restore more normal hustle and bustle to online school day

Alex Rubel, Senior Editor | March 24, 2020

As the school started its second week of online-only learning, administrators announced changes to the schedule that they hoped would restore more of the normal hustle-and-bustle of free periods, club meetings and of course, Town Hall.  A virtual Town Hall has been scheduled for today, Tuesday, though not during school hours.  Town Halls will meet via the communication website Zoom from...

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YULA student tests positive for coronavirus after Bnei Akiva shabbaton; Rabbi Segal says spread to Shalhevet ‘inevitable’

Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks, Editor-in-Chief | March 16, 2020

According to a late Saturday email from Bnei Akiva of Los Angeles, a student at Yeshiva University of LA (YULA) Girls High School has tested positive for coronavirus. Then on Sunday, both Hatzolah of Los Angeles and Shalhevet Head of School Rabbi Ari Segal sent out emails saying the virus, also known as COVID-19, has spread in the community and will inevitably affect all schools. “Over the...

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Good morning!  Welcome to your first day of (online) school

March 16, 2020

With classes being held online this entire week due to the coronavirus outbreak, teachers, members of Ed Support, and College Counseling took to Schoology to announce what to expect. Here is your guide to the first day of official online learning at Shalhevet. All links can be found on Schoology or in your email. This list will be continuously updated. — Sam Rubanowitz, Senior Editor   DAVENING Davening...

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