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Shalhevet news online: When we know it, you'll know it

The Boiling Point

Gabriella Gomperts

Gabriella Gomperts, Staff Writer

Gabriella Gomperts, 11th grade, began writing for the Boiling Point in the fall of 2020, where she has enjoyed interviewing her peers and researching the varied subjects she has written about. The craft of writing and editing articles and seeing them in print gives her a feeling of great accomplishment. Outside of Boiling Point, Gabriella is currently part of the cross country team, has played for the soccer team, and is an avid reader.

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AGREEMENT: On Nov. 2, the second day of the COP26 climate conference, President Biden announced to the delegates that almost all had agreed on a Methane Emissions Reduction Action Plan.

World leaders vow to reduce methane leaks and deforestation by 2030 at UN COP26 climate conference

By Gabriella Gomperts, Senior Writer
January 10, 2022

When dozens of countries committed to greatly reduce methane leaks by 2030, Science Department Chair Mr. Pavel Lieb was pleased. Methane,...

INVOLVED: Shalhevet Scottsdale freshman Hinda Gross will serve on the Fairness Committee this year. She attends most classes and activities via Zoom but visits the LA campus about once a month.

Scottsdale student wins position on Fairness Committee in grade-level rep election

By Gabriella Gomperts, Senior Writer
October 19, 2021

Hinda Gross, a freshman at Nishmat Adin-Shalhevet Scottsdale, will be one of her grade’s two representatives to the Fairness...

Mr. Refael has collaborated with museums and galleries in Israel and worked as a consultant to art collectors.

New Hebrew teacher is an expert in modern art

By Gabriella Gomperts, Senior Writer
October 7, 2021

Mr. Sagi Refael, new teacher of 9th- and 10th-grade Hebrew language this year, comes to Shalhevet with 15 years of teaching experience...

NEXT: Ms. Nagel is beginning a Ph.D. program in English at UC Irvine this fall.

Pursuing a doctorate, Ms. Nagel leaves but hopes to return

By Gabriella Gomperts, Senior Writer
October 4, 2021

English teacher Ms. Naamit Nagel, known for probing analysis of Jewish literature and for classes as popular as they were challenging,...

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.

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

By Gabriella Gomperts, Staff Writer
April 30, 2021

Adina Kurzban stressed a commitment to fairness while Jack Sanders emphasized his long experience planning Town Halls as Shalhevet...

FIRST: Sophomore Evan Beller, running for vice-chair of the Student Activities Committee, was the first person to bring a physical sign to school to campaign. Just Community elections are scheduled for this Friday, after a morning showing of campaign videos. Agenda Chair candidates will debate Thursday.

27 candidates run for Just Community officer positions as in-person campaigning resumes for first time since before pandemic

By Gabriella Gomperts, Staff Writer
April 27, 2021

Just Community elections are set for this Friday, April 30, and 27 students in total are running for a Just Community leadership...

SOON: Passover begins this Saturday night, March 27.

Pesach 2021: Freeing ourselves with faith

By Gabriella Gomperts, Staff Writer
March 24, 2021

“All who are hungry, let them come and eat!  All who are needy, let them come and conduct the Pesach Seder!  Now we...

COUNTRIES: Shalhevet’s debaters represented Israel and Japan at last month’s Yeshiva University Model UN conference, held Feb. 14-15 over Zoom. Dr. Harris took this screen shot of a team meeting just before the conference began.

Moving screens, louder voices and ‘breakout’ committee rooms as debate teams move online

By Gabriella Gomperts and Yael Schechter
March 3, 2021

Shalhevet’s Model Congress, Mock Trial and Model UN teams have all competed virtually this year due to Covid-19. And though...

AIR: Smoke from fires as that ravaged the West Coast filled the skies Sept. 13, shrouding the sun at Will Rogers State Beach in the Pacific Palisades. The nearest fire was the Bobcat Fire in Pasadena, 29 miles away.

Orange skies, cancelled activities as epic fires fill the air throughout the West

By Gabriella Gomperts, Staff Writer
October 1, 2020

Fires raging throughout the West grew so large earlier this month that davening was cancelled and Camp Firehawks activities were...

Sarah Cardenas previously worked as receptionist at Yavneh Hebrew Academy in Hancock Park.

New receptionist Sarah Cardenas brings love for people – and the Dodgers – to Shalhevet foyer

By Gabriella Gomperts, 11th Grade
September 24, 2020

Watching over school comings and goings from the entryway of the building’s three-story lobby is Sarah Cardenas, the new receptionist....

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