The Boiling Point

Roen is back!

Roen is back!

September 15, 2019

 By Sam Rubanowitz, Outside News Editor To the theme song of the Chicago Bulls, Mrs. Roen Salem walked among the Shalhevet staff to the front of the gym Aug. 28, welcomed by clapping and cheering students. It was the first day ...

Town Hall vote puts Fairness Committee in charge of Just Community elections

Town Hall vote puts Fairness Committee in charge of Just Community elections

September 13, 2019

After years of dilemmas, complications and mistakes in the running of elections, the Shalhevet community voted this week to appoint the Fairness Committ...

New chesed director is also an athlete

New chesed director is also an athlete

September 11, 2019

Jolie Wineburgh, Arts and Culture Editor Running marathons and finding zen in yoga are two hobbies of Mrs. Malkie Hametz, Shalhevet’s newest Tanak...

BELL SCHEDULE: 9/10/19

BELL SCHEDULE: 9/10/19

September 10, 2019

Here is the bell schedule for picture day! ...

School now charging for parking to subsidize overflow spaces in Petersen lot

School now charging for parking to subsidize overflow spaces in Petersen lot

September 4, 2019

By Jacob Joseph Lefkowtiz Brooks, Editor-in-Chief For the first time in Shalhevet’s history, students driving their own cars to school are paying...

Rabbis, others demonstrate against ‘get refuser’ while he is sitting shiva

Rabbis, others demonstrate against ‘get refuser’ while he is sitting shiva

August 29, 2019

Soaked from knee to toe, 40 people stood outside a shiva home on Poinsettia Place Aug. 23 to take a stand against get refusal. Inside, a man who has r...

BELL SCHEDULE: 8/28/19

BELL SCHEDULE: 8/28/19

August 28, 2019

 Welcome back to school! Here is the schedule for today:  ...

Rabbi Segal to make gradual departure for Israel beginning next year

Rabbi Segal to make gradual departure for Israel beginning next year

August 12, 2019

Rabbi Ari Segal, who transformed Shalhevet from an idealistic but financially struggling school housed in a former hospital to a stable and larger scho...

Text of school emails announcing Rabbi Segal’s departure and Rabbi Block’s succeeding him

Text of school emails announcing Rabbi Segal’s departure and Rabbi Block’s succeeding him

August 12, 2019

The following combined email -- the first section from Head of School Rabbi Ari Segal and the second from Board President Dr. Noam Drazin -- was sent to...

Late-start school day gets a tryout

Late-start school day gets a tryout

June 18, 2019

Shalhevet tested a 90-minute-later school start May 1 in what officials called an “alpha test” of one of various options to improve student health, ...