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

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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

FAREWELL: Dr. William Walton, who is math department chair, has taught at Shalhevet since 2017.

Dr. Walton, who mixed math with storytelling, will not return next year

By Joshua Gamson, Staff Writer July 28, 2021

Dr. William Walton, known by his students for his kindness and for making his classes fun with interesting stories, will not be returning to Shalhevet this fall. Dr. Walton began at Shalhevet in 2017-18...

Devin Booker had an email interview in 2016 with the Boiling Point's Jordan Fields.

BP ARCHIVE: One-on-one with Phoenix shooting guard Devin Booker

By Jordan Fields, Staff Writer July 11, 2021

Editors Note: In the spring of 2016, then-BP staff writer Jordan Fields interviewed then-rookie Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns over email. At the time, Booker was the youngest player in the NBA and had...

POLL: View a slideshow of poll results by clicking through the Gallery box below.

Covid Tracker May 25-26 – Last survey of school year shows three-fourths of the school is partly or fully vaccinated

By Benjamin Gamson and Eli Weiss June 25, 2021

More than three-quarters of Shalhevet students and staff were at least partially vaccinated against Covid-19 by  late May, and the percentage who had tested positive for the virus remained at just under...

OUTSIDE: Dallas Corn, Gitty Rav-Noy and Natalie Harkham created a scene involving a married couple, performed on the parking lot stairs.

Shalhevet Drama triumphs over Covid with live scenes set throughout the school

By Eli Weiss, Arts and Culture Editor June 15, 2021

Gitty Rav-Noy and Dallas Corn were arguing on the outdoor stairwell at school. Except it wasn’t “school,” and it wasn’t actually Gitty and Dallas arguing -- it was Veronica, a social media influencer,...

VIDEO: Shalhevet faces YULA in baseball May 16, 2021

By Jacob Hoenig, Video Staff June 14, 2021

For more on the game, click here for Benjamin Gamson's full report.

RELOCATED: The constitution now lives in the executive suite next to the front entrance to the school.

Constitution is relocated to first floor; second-floor lobby has new Israel display

By Tali Liebenthal, Staff Writer June 7, 2021

After being stored in the first-floor administrative conference room since October, the Just Community Constitution has now been permanently moved from the top of the school’s central staircase in the...

AGGRESSIVE: Senior Ze’ev Remer dribbles into the paint in a hard-fought CIF semifinals game against the Marina Vikings. He scored 37 points in the game at Marina High School in Huntington Beach.

Firehawks fall just short of advancing to CIF Div. 3A championship, losing to Marina Vikings 76-74

By Noah Elad, Sports Editor June 4, 2021

The Shalhevet Firehawks fell just short of advancing to the CIF Div. 3A championship, losing in a nail-biting game to the Marina Vikings 76-74 on Thursday night in the semifinals.  An optimistic...

TOP: Avi Halpert scored 28 points, the most in the game.

Firehawks advance to CIF Div. 3A semifinals as gym capacity rebounds from pandemic

By Noah Elad and Mai Sultan June 3, 2021

The Shalhevet Firehawks advanced to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division 3A semifinals after a win against the El Segundo Eagles 67-52 on Tuesday, marking the first...

GRAVE: A pamphlet about Nishmat Adin/Shalhevet Scottsdale was photographed on the grave of Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz z”l in Israel by a Scottsdale rabbi last month.

Shalhevet Scottsdale is ‘moving forward’ after applications exceed expectations

By Benjamin Gamson, News Editor June 1, 2021

Exceeding expectations, Shalhevet Scottsdale received at least 13 applications for the upcoming school year across ninth and 10th grade by its final deadline of May 1, according to school officials in...

YES: School officials say getting a vaccine could mean a green light for going massless to school next fall.

School officials study path to no masks next fall

By Juliet Wiener , Science Writer May 28, 2021

In order for Shalhevet to be completely mask-free next fall, all staff and students would have to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, school officials said this week.  However, the question of whether...

TEST: The Fairness Committee ruled that if more than 10 boys are caught out of dress code before the end of the school year, jeans and long sleeves will not be allowed next school year

EDITORIAL: In dress code controversy, who should decide?

By The Boiling Point Editorial Board May 27, 2021

Considering the numerous student opinions voiced on Schoology and intense debates between students and Rabbi Schwarzberg in the halls this month, it is clear that the student body is in need of a place...

BEFORE: Thousands of an estimated 100,000 Haredim and others at Mount Meron sang and swayed together around a huge Lag B'Omer bonfire April 30.

Amidst dancing and ‘pure happiness,’ alumni saw tragedy unfold on Israel’s Mount Meron

By Keira Beller, Staff Writer May 25, 2021

Around 1:15 a.m. on April 30, Sam Rubanowitz tried to make his way down an overcrowded, slippery exit pathway from the Lag B’Omer celebration at Northern Israel’s Mount Meron. Twenty minutes...

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