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Sefer Yonah is the Haftorah read on Yom Kippur.

Yom Kippur: Inside and outside the fish

By Keira Deutsch, 11th grade October 5, 2022

 Aside from a potential attempt to appease our hunger from the fast, a story about a large fish may seem somewhat out of place to read on Yom Kippur. So why do we read Sefer Yonah on Yom Kippur, a day...

In his free time, Mr. Simmons belongs to a club where people sample flavors of Mountain Dew.

New math and Econ teacher wants to get beyond the ‘rote, mechanical aspects’

By Tali Liebenthal, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 3, 2022

Mr. Nick Simmons, who is now teaching three math courses and Economics at Shalhevet, said he came into teaching by accident. As part of his graduate program at the University of Tennessee, he taught...

SWEETS: Mrs. Popper has five pounds of Sunkist fruit gems in her desk drawer for students to come and get if they’d like one.

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...

HISTORIC: Yall has been in use since 1631, when British writer William Lisle introduced it in his novel The Faire Æthiopian.

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...

BRIT: Ms. Verity Weisz used to teach third- and fourth-graders at a Jewish school in London.

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-...

 COMMUNITY: Mr. Shavalian, shown above in his new office at Milken, said he’d miss Color War, hanging out on the turf, and Friday morning kumzitses.

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...

FIREHAWK: Ms. Goldman  also hopes to follow Shalhevets sports teams.

New Tanach teacher follows sports – and a spiritual path

By Caroline Kboudi, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

This year Ms.Tovah Goldman, a Los Angeles native and former nursery and Pre-1 teacher, has joined the Shalhevet staff as an 11th-grade Tanach teacher and 11th-grade Mashgicha Ruchanit. Ms. Goldman was...

WRITER: Mr. Ross works on his own plays and screenplays in his free time.

New English teacher is video game and comic book fan

By Amalia Zucker, Features Editor September 22, 2022

Aspiring writer and avid comic book fan Mr. Dylan Ross has joined Shalhevet’s faculty, teaching both the 9th-grade English Composition class and the 12th-grade Film Literature class. This is his eighth...

LOCAL: Mr. Nick Parsons plans to stay in Los Angeles.

From Glouberman and Color War to managing Covid tech, Nick Parsons advanced school internet into the 2020s

By Ezra Helfand, Deputy Chief Layout Editor September 21, 2022

Mr. Nick Parsons, who worked long hours during quarantine to make online school possible and oversaw improvements to Glouberman broadcasts, has left to work as a freelance producer of livestreams and other...

CHANGE: Sanaz Sazegar, left, has replaced Cheryl Wolf, right, as Director of Development.

Cheryl Wolf leaves for Chai Lifeline, replaced by YULA alum Sanaz Sazegar

By Olivia Petlak, 10th Grade September 20, 2022

Ms. Cheryl Wolf, who built connections with students as the Development Director and Director of Institutional Advancement for the last five years, has not returned to Shalhevet for 2022-23. Institutional...

POINTS: One candidate for the second 12th grade Agenda representative seat received more second-place votes, while the other received more third.  Their point totals were identical.

ELECTION UPDATE: Run-off today after ranked-choice ‘tie’ for senior class Agenda rep

By Sonya Katzin, Ninth Grade September 19, 2022

UPDATE: Senior Jack Metzger has won the tie-breaker runoff for 12th-grade Agenda representative yesterday, defeating Zoe Ritz by an undisclosed margin. The result was announced by Fairness Co-Char Elliot...

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