The Boiling Point

Aiming to break records, Firehawks headed to Sarachek championship game for fourth straight year

Aiming to break records, Firehawks headed to Sarachek championship game for fourth straight year

March 18, 2019

For the fourth year in a row, the Shalhevet Firehawks have advanced to the Red Sarachek Tournament Tier I championship game, which will be played tomo...

The magical madness that is math

The magical madness that is math

March 15, 2019

Although she sleeps just five hours the night before a math test -- less than her normal of seven hours -- studying late into the night makes junior Ni...

YUNMUN brings home first awards since team’s revival

YUNMUN brings home first awards since team’s revival

March 13, 2019

For the first time since 2011, Shalhevet took home prizes from Yeshiva University's annual Model United Nations debate tournament (YUNMUN), held February...

COLUMN: Cheating?

COLUMN: Cheating?

March 12, 2019

As I have started high school the fear of the future has overcome me, introducing a type of peer pressure I did not expect: the very popular idea of cheating. In...

On the runway, calming jitters and building confidence

On the runway, calming jitters and building confidence

March 11, 2019

Standing in the Shalhevet gym, freshman Danielle Finn attempted to tame the butterflies in her stomach Jan. 13 while an audience of women from throughout...

COLUMN: A year after Parkland, living for those who can’t

COLUMN: A year after Parkland, living for those who can’t

March 10, 2019

Every morning, I make the long drive over the hill from the Valley and my mind drifts with daydreams. Last week on Feb. 14, my mind drifted to Parkland. Teenagers...

Getting paid on Shabbat: The work is fun, but is it legal?

Getting paid on Shabbat: The work is fun, but is it legal?

March 8, 2019

On a typical Shabbat morning in a typical synagogue in Los Angeles, dozens of small children are chatting and giggling, playing with toys and drinking app...

New baseball coach brings 40 years of experience

New baseball coach brings 40 years of experience

March 8, 2019

Shalhevet’s new baseball coach’s philosophy is quite simple: do your best, have a good time, and win. “I’ve only had one losing season and I...

New hockey club turns gym into a rink for weekly games after Town Hall

New hockey club turns gym into a rink for weekly games after Town Hall

March 7, 2019

Every Wednesday after Town Hall, most students leave the gym and get their lunch, but a few stay behind to make a hockey rink out of the still-c...

Welcoming the stranger with hot food, scissors and applause

March 6, 2019

It was almost noon when two Department of Homeland Security buses finally turned into a church parking lot in northern Phoenix. Volunteers who had ...

Leaving lives behind, teens carry hope on trip to America

Leaving lives behind, teens carry hope on trip to America

March 6, 2019

ICE had removed their shoelaces as a safety precaution, so their shoe tongues flapped open as they walked. Instead of smartphones and airpods, they wore el...