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Coleman now leads varsity girls and boys, Remer coaches JV

Coleman now leads varsity girls and boys, Remer coaches JV

October 7, 2019

Coach Ryan Coleman, who has been the head coach of the Firehawk boys varsity basketball team for the past five seasons and led the team to multiple titl...

Nat Reynolds, former Head of School, teacher, mentor, has died

Nat Reynolds, former Head of School, teacher, mentor, has died

October 7, 2019

Mr. Nathan Reynolds, who founded Shalhevet’s General Studies department, recruited the first student body and years later left retirement on three sepa...

Comp-Sci students present internship projects to realtors

Comp-Sci students present internship projects to realtors

October 6, 2019

At 2:15 p.m. on Sept. 27, when most students were rushing to their next class, four seniors could be seen leaving the parking lot in very formal attire...

Hiller fills the scorecard as Firehawk girls dominate Panthers in flag football

Hiller fills the scorecard as Firehawk girls dominate Panthers in flag football

October 6, 2019

Shalhevet's Girls Flag Football team walloped their rival YULA Panthers’ 30-2 led by Firehawk quarterback Maital Hiller’s five touchdowns and five...

Big crowd, small Shalhevet contingent joins worldwide walkout to protest inaction on climate change

Big crowd, small Shalhevet contingent joins worldwide walkout to protest inaction on climate change

October 4, 2019

  “We’re missing our lessons to teach you one,” read one sign at the Youth Climate March on Sep. 20. The streets of downtown LA were fi...

LETHAL VAPOR: At least 12 deaths so far from mysterious vaping illness

LETHAL VAPOR: At least 12 deaths so far from mysterious vaping illness

October 3, 2019

BP Graphics by Zev Kupferman There are lots of reasons not to vape.  For one thing, it’s against Shalhevet rules, as Principal Daniel Weslow announced to the co...

Rosh Hashanah 5780: Lessons from Gan Eden

Rosh Hashanah 5780: Lessons from Gan Eden

September 26, 2019

While Rosh HaShanah is mainly known as the Jewish new year, its true origin is often overlooked, which is the commemoration of Creation, and essentially the birth...

School installs new scanner system to track who’s in tefillah

School installs new scanner system to track who’s in tefillah

September 25, 2019

Before grabbing a siddur and picking a seat, Shalhevet students now must scan themselves into davening by pressing a small blue fob against a rectangular ...

TOP 10 ESSENTIALS FOR HIGH HOLIDAYS 5780

TOP 10 ESSENTIALS FOR HIGH HOLIDAYS 5780

September 24, 2019

Here come the chagim!  Rosh Hashanah starts Sept. 29, Yom Kippur Oct. 8, and the eight days of Sukkot follow just a few days later on Oct. 13. While thi...

New English teacher brings a worldwide upbringing and a passion for playwriting

New English teacher brings a worldwide upbringing and a passion for playwriting

September 23, 2019

He may teach English, but new Shalhevet teacher Mr. Brian Forrester has a passion for theater, or more specifically, playwriting. Ever since college, h...

New Tanakh teacher says the ‘bubble’ is a good thing

New Tanakh teacher says the ‘bubble’ is a good thing

September 22, 2019

As someone who did not always connect to either Judaism or Jewish school but eventually fell in love with both, new Judaic Studies teacher Mrs. Natalie Ho...

Live coverage of Israeli election results

September 17, 2019

LIVE BLOG: Boiling Point Outside News Editor Sam Rubanowitz, Staff Writer Sivan Karz and History Teacher Mr. Jeremy Shine are giving updates and analysis...