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COMPETE: From left, Rami Melmed, Daniel Nosrati, Avi Litvak, Keira Beller, Tali Liebenthal, Nettie Wolkind won awards at Princeton Model Congress, held in Washington, D.C., Nov. 10 - 12.

[Photo] Firehawk debaters win six awards at Princeton Model Congress

By Benjamin Gamson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
November 14, 2022

COMPETE: From left, Rami Melmed, Daniel Nosrati, Avi Litvak, Keira Beller, Tali Liebenthal, Nettie Wolkind won awards at Princeton...

FOOTSTEPS: Dr. Harris’s SAS Civil War classes spent five days exploring the battlefield in Gettysburg, Penn., April 3-7, letting students visualize the events of the battle’s three days by physically walking through the fields where they occurred. The trip was canceled last year due to Covid-19, so this year’s class and last year’s attended together, 24 students in all, with four chaperones and one parent.

[Photo] A symbol that can’t be separated from its history

By Molly Menashe, 11th grade
May 11, 2022

FOOTSTEPS: Dr. Harris’s SAS Civil War classes spent five days exploring the battlefield in Gettysburg, Penn., April 3-7, letting...

STREAM: Shalhevet students watched the State Championship game on a projected screen during the school day on Friday, March 11. There was a special schedule that set aside one-hour-and-40 minutes of the day for students to watch.

[Photo] Firehawks come close in historic CIF run but fall short of State Championship win

By Noah Elad, Sports Editor
March 22, 2022

STREAM: Shalhevet students watched the State Championship game on a projected screen during the school day on Friday, March 11....

GONE: The Israel sticker mural put up last year is now uncovered

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GONE: The Israel sticker mural put up last year is now uncovered

FUTURE: Rabbi Block shared his long-term and short-term goals with Boiling Point editors in a live-streamed news conference Oct. 12.

[Photo] Rabbi Block sees a future where Shalhevet alumni lead in all fields

By Liad Machmali, Deputy Editor-in-Chief
January 18, 2022

FUTURE: Rabbi Block shared his long-term and short-term goals with Boiling Point editors in a live-streamed news conference Oct....

MISSION: Micah Kaufman had been involved with chesed long before his accident, including giving one of his kidneys to a woman he didn’t know. His Nov. 8 meeting with Shalhevet students in the gym was arranged by Chesed Director Ms. Chani Liberman, left.

[Photo] Describing his miraculous recovery, accident survivor calls calls for more chesed

By Jaden Silver, 11th Grade
December 14, 2021

MISSION: Micah Kaufman had been involved with chesed long before his accident, including giving one of his kidneys to a woman...

CHAMPIONS: The girls Firehawks posed with the winning banner, joined by alumna Hilla Lasry ‘21 who was unable to play in Glouberman last year due to the pandemic.

[Photo] Backed by cheering crowd, Firehawk girls defeat Berman Cougars to win their second Glouberman championship

By Noah Elad, Sports Editor
November 12, 2021

CHAMPIONS: The girls Firehawks posed with the winning banner, joined by alumna Hilla Lasry ‘21 who was unable to play in Glouberman...

DUNK: Custodian Diego Cornejo getting ready to dunk the basketball as Shalhevet students and faculty surround the hoop yelling in excitement.

[Photo] Spirit, swag and real competition are back as Glouberman returns to gym

By Noah Elad, Sports Editor
November 2, 2021

DUNK: Custodian Diego Cornejo getting ready to dunk the basketball as Shalhevet students and faculty surround the hoop yelling...

OPEN: LACMA’s iconic “Urban Light” sculpture drew a steady stream of visitors Sept. 13.

[Photo] Vacation plan: How about a museum?

By Olivia Fishman, Arts & Culture Editor
September 17, 2021

OPEN: LACMA’s iconic “Urban Light” sculpture drew a steady stream of visitors Sept. 13.

CENTER: Rabbi David Stein and others rearrange Israel means to me stickers into a map of Israel June 1 In the second-floor lobby where the Constitution used to be. The stickers were made by students as a Yom Haatzmaut activity in May.

[Photo] Constitution is relocated to first floor; second-floor lobby has new Israel display

By Tali Liebenthal, Staff Writer
June 7, 2021

CENTER: Rabbi David Stein and others rearrange "Israel means to me" stickers into a map of Israel June 1 In the second-floor lobby...

AGGRESSIVE: Senior Ze’ev Remer dribbles into the paint in a hard-fought CIF semifinals game against the Marina Vikings. He scored 37 points in the game at Marina High School in Huntington Beach.

[Photo] Firehawks fall just short of advancing to CIF Div. 3A championship, losing to Marina Vikings 76-74

By Noah Elad, Sports Editor
June 4, 2021

AGGRESSIVE: Senior Ze’ev Remer dribbles into the paint in a hard-fought CIF semifinals game against the Marina Vikings. He scored...

TOP: Avi Halpert scored 28 points, the most in the game.

[Photo] Firehawks advance to CIF Div. 3A semifinals as gym capacity rebounds from pandemic

By Noah Elad and Mai Sultan
June 3, 2021

TOP: Avi Halpert scored 28 points, the most in the game.

CLASS: Rabbi Abraham Lieberman taught his 10th grade Modern Jewish History class in Room 305 May 4.

[Photo] After one year, one month and 21 days, all students are on campus every day

By Benjamin Gamson, News Editor
May 4, 2021

CLASS: Rabbi Abraham Lieberman taught his 10th grade Modern Jewish History class in Room 305 May 4.

WINNER: Jack Sanders, right, led Town Hall, April 23. Jack was elected next years Agenda Chair Friday.

[Photo] Jack Sanders is elected Agenda Chair, Henry Fried and Talia Tizabi will lead Fairness

By Molly Litvak, Editor in Chief
May 3, 2021

WINNER: Jack Sanders, right, led Town Hall, April 23. Jack was elected next year's Agenda Chair Friday.

UNMASKED: Agenda Chair candidates were allowed to remove their masks during the debate. They were separated by the moderator and audience by about 20 feet.

[Photo] First Agenda Chair debate in two years focuses on role and style of Town Hall

By Gabriella Gomperts, Staff Writer
April 30, 2021

UNMASKED: Agenda Chair candidates were allowed to remove their masks during the debate. They were separated by the moderator and...

LIVE: English teacher Ms. Nancy Fasules taught her 10th grade American Literature class in person April 12. Grades 10, 11, and 12 were all on campus for the first time since March 2020.

[Photo] All classes return in-person and in-building as LA County moves into Covid ‘Orange’ tier

By Benjamin Gamson, News Editor
April 22, 2021

LIVE: English teacher Ms. Nancy Fasules taught her 10th grade American Literature class in person April 12. Grades 10, 11, and...

VOTE: Residents of Beverlywood and other areas received ballots to vote in the 30th State Senatorial district.

[Photo] Candidates in primary election for open State Senate seat share their views

By Benjamin Gamson, News Editor
March 2, 2021

VOTE: Residents of Beverlywood and other areas received ballots to vote in the 30th State Senatorial district.

TODAY: JC rep elections were postponed from Oct. 10 to today during Town Hall.

[Photo] Something old: JC elections will be conducted same way as last spring – on Zoom

By Noah Elad, Staff Writer
September 27, 2020

OLD: The Just Community Constitution was moved to its former location after being displayed in the Beit Midrash in the old building....

CANCELLED: AIPAC, which last year welcomed 18,000 pro-Israel activists to its policy conference in Washington, D.C., held its general session in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Pictures of side-by-side Israeli and American flags are a common backdrop for speakers, who include political and religious leaders from the U.S. and elsewhere.

[Photo] AIPAC cancels 2021 national policy conference

June 4, 2020

CANCELLED: AIPAC, which last year welcomed 18,000 pro-Israel activists to its policy conference in Washington, D.C., held its...

REVIVED: An original of the preamble to the Just Community constitution, signed by students and staff in 2002, dominated the second-floor hallway Thursday, day 39 of distance learning due to the coronavirus pandemic. Proponents said changes would bring the constitution into line with what school is like now, and also help more proposals be enacted.

[Photo] CONSTITUTION OVERHAUL IS APPROVED, 149 – 20

REVIVED: An original of the preamble to the Just Community constitution, signed by students and staff in 2002, dominated the second-floor...

UNCERTAIN: A sign at Canfield Elementary School in Beverlywood was an ironic reminder on Tuesday, when state School Superintendent Tony Thurmond announced all state public schools would remain closed through the end of the 2019-20 year.

[Photo] Shalhevet to delay decision on reopening in-person school until after Pesach, Rabbi Segal says

UNCERTAIN: A sign at Canfield Elementary School in Beverlywood was an ironic reminder on Tuesday, when state School Superintendent...

CLOSED: Canfield Avenue Elementary School, an K-5 LAUSD school in Beverlywood, will probably not reopen for the rest of the school year, California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond wrote in a letter today.

[Photo] California state superintendent says it ‘appears’ public schools will remain closed for the rest of the school year

By Sam Rubanowitz, Senior Editor
March 31, 2020

CLOSED: Canfield Avenue Elementary School, an K-5 LAUSD school in Beverlywood, will probably not reopen for the rest of the school...

PREPARATION: In the gym at Da Vinci High School in El Segundo, junior Joey Blumofe pushed Shalhevets robot toward the field to cue for the next match.

[Photo] Shalhevet’s robot ‘Chaya Leia’ advances to national championship in Houston, but coronavirus cancels the event

By Molly Litvak, Community Editor
March 27, 2020

PREPARATION: In the gym at Da Vinci High School in El Segundo, junior Joey Blumofe pushed Shalhevet's robot toward the field to...

HOME: Senior Anna Weiss followed her SAS Biology class online during last Monday’s school closure “preparedness drill.” All classes will be held online next week, according to an email sent out by administration this afternoon.

[Photo] Shalhevet to announce that school will not meet on campus next week

March 13, 2020

HOME: Senior Anna Weiss followed her SAS Biology class online during last Monday’s school closure “preparedness drill.”...

MESS: Food and garbage continued to be found in classrooms after the Fairness Committee warned it would lead to locked classroom doors. Above, crackers and cereal with milk were left in Room 308 after lunch Feb. 20.

[Photo] Student body fails probationary period, locked doors to start Tuesday

By Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks, Editor-in-Chief
February 21, 2020

MESS: Food and garbage continued to be found in classrooms after the Fairness Committee warned it would lead to locked classroom...

GREEN: Shalhevet’s PTA provided nuts, dried fruits and indoor plants to faculty and staff in honor of Tu B’Shvat today. The holiday celebrates the new year of trees, and has become associated with appreciating rain and caring for the natural world.

[Photo] Tu B’shvat: Who grows the fruit?

By Liad Machmali, Torah Editor
February 10, 2020

GREEN: Shalhevet’s PTA provided nuts, dried fruits and indoor plants to faculty and staff in honor of Tu B’Shvat today. The...

RARIFIED: To advance into the hallowed halls of university, our columnist says, students must first take the Sorrow And Trepidation exam, otherwise known as the SAT.

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

By Jacob Benezra, Page 3 Columnist
January 23, 2020

RARIFIED: To advance into the hallowed halls of university, our columnist says, students must first take the Sorrow And Trepidation...

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