The Boiling Point

Politics meets streetwear as presidential candidate Andrew Yang comes to Fairfax

Politics meets streetwear as presidential candidate Andrew Yang comes to Fairfax

January 31, 2020

  Waiting in line for a Supreme clothing drop on Fairfax Avenue Dec. 19, senior Ben-Tsion Oliel was surprised to see a commotion down the blo...

Second meeting of Constitutional Convention considers whether ‘values of the school’ should be a reason to veto Town Hall proposals

Second meeting of Constitutional Convention considers whether ‘values of the school’ should be a reason to veto Town Hall proposals

January 30, 2020

Participants at the second meeting of the school Constitutional Convention Dec. 18 tried to decide the role of the head of school on the new Judicial R...

Addicted to TikTok

Addicted to TikTok

January 29, 2020

By Kate Orlanski, Features Editor Spend a day roaming the halls of Shalhevet and you are bound to see flocks of teenagers filming each other dancing, lip-...

We can hold two ideas at once

We can hold two ideas at once

January 28, 2020

By Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks, Editor-in-Chief I’ve felt a lot of things over the past few days. I was at first shocked, in complete denial tha...

Shalhevet remembers growing up with Kobe

Shalhevet remembers growing up with Kobe

January 27, 2020

Kobe Bryant, the five-time NBA champion who spent all 20 years of his basketball career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday....

TABLE TALK: U.S. killing of Soleimani starts domino effect of events

TABLE TALK: U.S. killing of Soleimani starts domino effect of events

January 27, 2020

  A United States drone strike in Iraq Jan. 3, ordered by President Donald Trump, killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, commander of the country’s elite Quds force, prompting retaliatory Iranian rocket fire at ...

Iranian-Americans at school split on issue of border detentions of travelers

Iranian-Americans at school split on issue of border detentions of travelers

January 26, 2020

Learning of new problems for Iranian-Americans at U.S. border crossings, Shalhevet students and faculty of Iranian descent were divided over whether they ...

THE SPIN: Open letter to the process we all know and hate

THE SPIN: Open letter to the process we all know and hate

January 23, 2020

Dear College Admissions Process, I could have started this letter while I was in the middle of completing your vital, yet aggravating, work. Instead...

Suspect in Nessah religious vandalism incident had no known ties to hate groups, BHPD says

Suspect in Nessah religious vandalism incident had no known ties to hate groups, BHPD says

January 17, 2020

Banging on his door around 7 a.m. on Saturday Dec. 14, a congregant waited anxiously to inform Rabbi David Shofet that it was not going to be a typical...

Aviva Walls leaving, will lead day school in Fairfax, Virginia, next year

Aviva Walls leaving, will lead day school in Fairfax, Virginia, next year

January 15, 2020

Ms. Aviva Walls, Shalhevet’s Dean of Academic Affairs and Director of College Counselling, will be leaving next year to become Head of School at Ges...

Fairness Committee may ban students from empty classrooms after teacher files complaint over food mess and poster vandalism

Fairness Committee may ban students from empty classrooms after teacher files complaint over food mess and poster vandalism

January 14, 2020

Responding to food left in classrooms after lunch and vandalism against posters, the Fairness Committee is considering a two-week-long schoolwide puni...

Firehawks beat Panthers 3-2 in heated rivalry matchup

Firehawks beat Panthers 3-2 in heated rivalry matchup

January 12, 2020

In their annual rivalry matchup Jan. 11, the Shalhevet Firehawks (3-2-2) beat the YULA Panthers (5-6-1) 3-2 in a game that players said could have gone...