The Boiling Point

Editor in Chief Emeritus

After serving as staff writer, Features Editor, and Outside News Editor over the previous three years, Eric Bazak served as Editor-in-Chief for the 2015-16 school year. He is currently a freshman at UCLA.


Eric won numerous awards for his work on the Boiling Point.



CSPA 2015 Gold Circle Certificate of Merit in News Writing (print)

CSPA 2015 AGold Circle Certificate of Merit in In-depth/Feature Story (print)

Quill & Scroll 2016 National Award in Profile Writing

Quill & Scroll 2015 National Award in News Writing

Jewish Scholastic Press Association, 2014 2nd Prize in News & Feature Writing

Eric Bazak, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Jun 14, 2016
Teacher departures will change science course offerings next year (Story)
Apr 24, 2016
Scholar says ‘kol isha’ rules should never have existed (Story)
Mar 23, 2016
Only two APs to remain next year as school expands SAS (Story)
Mar 22, 2016
Skaist, O’Brien not returning for 2016-17 (Story)
Mar 18, 2016
BREAKING NEWS: Dr. Yoss will not return next year (Story)
Mar 13, 2016
Robotics team takes top rookie honors in LA regional tournament (Story)
Feb 11, 2016
TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: Should Shalhevet cap enrollment at 240 students? (Story)
Jan 26, 2016
FAVORITISIM: Most students think it exists, but few think there is anything to be done; staff expresses surprise (Story)
Jan 14, 2016
Even in third place, Firehawks host a winner in Glouberman Tournament (Story)
Dec 03, 2015
Unannounced committee of six students set election protocol (Story)
Nov 15, 2015
TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: Is it kosher to read during davening? (Story)
Nov 14, 2015
One coach plus three teams equals plenty of victories (Story)
Oct 08, 2015
In all that’s new, a strong echo of 1999 (Story)
Aug 30, 2015
Airy, light and surprisingly tranquil, new building opens a new era (Story)
Aug 28, 2015
School’s Open! (Story)
Jun 15, 2015
Looking back on 11 years of Dano-mite (Story)
May 08, 2015
UC San Diego building $5 million Kosher-Halal dining hall to open in 2016, first in UC system (Story)
Feb 22, 2015
How fair are the SATs? (Story)
Feb 14, 2015
Town Hall tackles race issues after Ferguson (Story)
Dec 03, 2014
Ms. Kong’s family joins Hong Kong democracy protests (Story)
Sep 15, 2014
What you need to know for Heat Wave Week (Story)
Sep 12, 2014
Heat wave next week will send school to neighborhood synagogues (Story)
Sep 10, 2014
Alumna safe after LAPD takes 25 minutes to arrive at home invasion robbery in Beverlywood (Story)
May 30, 2014
Immortal and behind the wheel (Story)
Mar 16, 2014
BP tefillin story goes viral and starts an international debate (Story)
Mar 09, 2014
Officials try to fight flu among teens, but Shalhevet students not convinced (Story)
Jan 19, 2014
EXODUS: Jewish population wanes in South Africa (Story)
Jan 13, 2014
Rabbi Meir Soloveitchik emphasizes Begin’s legacy of nationalism in Beit Midrash talk (Story)
Jan 10, 2014
TECH-NOGRAPHY: How students and faculty are handling the geography of tech (Story)
Nov 19, 2013
Boys lead Mishmar on their own (Story)
Oct 08, 2013
Anonymous gift of $100,000 creates an endowment for senior Poland-Israel trip (Story)
Oct 04, 2013
New tech classes draw 27 students after school (Story)
Apr 15, 2013
Newspaper contest adds category for print-online ‘hybrids,’ and Boiling Point wins a Gold Crown (Story)
Mar 20, 2013
CIF Final: A rare dark moment as Firehawks fall to RHP Huskies (Story)
Feb 24, 2013
Basketball team advances to CIF division finals, defeating San Gabriel 71 – 58 (Story)
Nov 25, 2012
No first-semester finals this year (Story)