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Aidel Townsley

Aidel Townsley, Opinion Editor

Aidel Townsley has written for Boiling Point since she transferred to Shalhevet three years ago. Most proud of her advice pieces for the Boiling Point, she is now Opinion editor. Her other interests include music, psychology and biology.

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Through Christianity and Islam, minimester looks at ‘Abrahamic’ religion through a wider lens

By Aidel Townsley, Opinion Editor
May 15, 2018

The World Religions minimester is an opportunity to learn differently about a subject Shalhevet students already spend a lot of...

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: Should Judaic classes be graded?

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: Should Judaic classes be graded?

By Aidel Townsley, Opinion Editor
May 11, 2018

Yes, our experience in Judaic classes must be active. School days at Shalhevet are packed full with learning, tests, and the...

SPAR: Adam Ritz, Shana Lunzer and Donna Grunfeld in ‘‘Primal Instincts’ in the Wildfire Theatre last month.

Modern-day issues, captivating scenes in Drama’s ‘The 10 Plagues’

By Aidel Townsley, Opinion Editor
April 30, 2018

An adolescent frog recites a sonnet about wanting to sing to wild frogs, away from her pet shop tank. The idea of the exodus...

THE NINE: Short reviews of the 2018 Best Picture nominees

THE NINE: Short reviews of the 2018 Best Picture nominees

  Below are short reviews of all nine movies nominated in the Best Picture category of this year's Academy Awards...

REVIEW: In ‘Ladybird,’ a teenager finds clarity in an old genre made new

REVIEW: In ‘Ladybird,’ a teenager finds clarity in an old genre made new

By Aidel Townsley, Opinion Editor
February 26, 2018

imdb.com The classic coming-of-age story, known as abildungsroman, has been written and rewritten throughout history, its name...

Hard conversations are easier if you go in prepared

Hard conversations are easier if you go in prepared

By Aidel Townsley, Opinion Editor
October 9, 2017

Everyone has those moments when they are completely stumped for words.  You know them – those times when you need to express...

Sun, fun and studying can all mix over the summer.

Eight cool plans for summer on a budget

By Aidel Townsley, Staff Columnist
May 29, 2017
Students can't wait to put away their textbooks and take our their sunglasses. Summer means freedom, no classes and no worries -- but this open book can also lead to boredom. Summer means freedom, no classes and no worries. But this open book can also lead to boredom. Worried parents can end spending large sums of money to entertain you and keep you from wasting away your summer days.
Concentration: Three seniors do their homework up on the turf.

How to get yourself to do your homework

By Aidel Townsley , Opinion Editor
February 1, 2017

I just don’t have any motivation to start my homework. Once I start, it’s easy to finish.” A commonly heard phrase...

NEW HEIGHTS: Freshmen, here on the roof the first week of school, should remember to be themselves and take their time

Dear Freshmen

By Aidel Townsley, Staff Writer
October 10, 2016

The ’16-’17  Shalhevet school year has brought 13 new hires, a new bell schedule, and one of the biggest freshman classes...

Junior becomes insta-famous with entreprenurial fan pages

Junior becomes insta-famous with entreprenurial fan pages

By Aidel Townsley, Staff  Writer
July 2, 2016

NBA basketball has risen to become the country’s second-favorite sport to watch. Junior Aron Cohen has turned that fact into...

DONORS: Sophomores Noa Segal, left, and Tali Schlact were among 47 volunteers to donate.

Record tally for annual blood drive

By Aidel Townsley, Staff Writer
May 11, 2016

Despite a two-hour-late start, the annual blood drive collected a record 42 pints from 47 student and teacher volunteers in the...

CON: Ubers are no longer permitted in the school parking lot, so carpool line is only parents and friends.

Now trending: Uber joins carpool line while students disregard legal contracts

By Aidel Townsley, Staff Writer
November 14, 2015
Exiting Shalhevet onto Fairfax, a group of students can be seen daily waiting not for their parents to pick them up, but for Ubers, a trendy and convenient method of going to and from school.
No clapping allowed, but all candidates are heard as election avoids controversy

No clapping allowed, but all candidates are heard as election avoids controversy

By Sharon Khalil and Aidel Townsley
November 1, 2015

In an election process that was orderly and mostly quiet, students split up by grade during Town Hall Oct. 15 to hear two-minute...

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