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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

Area synagogues tried to stay spiritual while managing pandemic policies for a second High Holiday season

By Joshua Gamson, Torah Editor | October 17, 2021

It’s 2021 and with many teens and adults now vaccinated against Covid-19, High Holiday services were different from 2020’s -- but how different? Five area synagogues surveyed by The Boiling Point reached five different conclusions, all while dealing with changing Covid health guidelines, vaccination levels and local case counts.  All of them met in person -- unlike last year, when only one...

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Firehawk boys, girls flag football teams trounce YULA in first games since 2019

By Noah Elad, Sports Editor | October 13, 2021

Both boys and girls Shalhevet Firehawks flag football teams came out victorious against the YULA Panthers last month, the girls winning 14-7 and the boys 16-6. Senior Adam Hertzberg had publicized the Sept. 13 game through Schoology, resulting in approximately 40 Shalhevet students and 85 total fans attending the game at Rancho Cienega Sports Complex in South Los Angeles. “Last time we were...

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Administration announces vaccine mandate for students 16 and up

By Juliet Wiener, Outside News Editor | October 13, 2021

Vaccine mandate to take effect Nov. 30 for students 16 and up Officials say requirements younger students will be ‘revisited’ after FDA gives full vaccine approval for ages 12-15

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Vaccines and distancing optional, masks required as school begins third Covid-affected year

By Benjamin Gamson, Editor-in-Chief | October 11, 2021

Citing lack of full FDA approval for students ages 12 to 15, Shalhevet officials have for now decided not to require Covid vaccination this year as a condition of enrollment, though all students are now old enough to be eligible for a vaccine under the Pfizer shot’s Emergency Use Authorization. School officials said that whether to mandate vaccines is a topic that is being revisited regularly,...

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