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

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Mira Schulman

Mira Schulman, Features Editor

Mira Schulman, 10th grade, joined the Boiling Point in freshman year as a writer and became Features Editor for sophomore year, after winning a Best of SNO award for her first article in 9th grade. Outside of school she ice skates and takes drawing lessons. She also enjoys reading, babysitting and spending time with friends.

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MUNCH: A Boiling Point survey has a hunch that a bunch dont eat lunch.

Hungry? Survey shows nearly half of students come to school with no plan for lunch

By Mira Schulman, Features Editor
May 24, 2024

A sizable proportion of Shalhevet students arrive at school without a plan for lunch some days, and nearly a quarter do so at...

SERVICE: Ivan Wolkind zl smiles as his daughter Nettie, now a Shalhevet senior, affixes his badge at his LAPD swearing-in ceremony July 2, 2014, as then-Chief Charlie Beck looks on. Mr. Wolkind was known in the Jewish community and beyond as a champion of safety and love of family.

Ivan Wolkind, Shalhevet dad, champion of community safety and liaison with law enforcement, dies at 56

By Mira Schulman, Features Editor
May 15, 2024

Mr. Ivan Wolkind, father of current senior Nettie Wolkind and two Shalhevet alumni and former Chief Operating and Chief Financial...

BOOKSHELVES: Sets of Shas, Mishneh Torah and commentaries on Tanach are among the many sefarim purchased to fill the Beit Midrash shelves.

A home for study, in carved wood and stained glass

By Mira Schulman, Features Editor
January 16, 2024

At this time last year, Room 304 could easily have been mistaken for an all-purpose meeting room and classroom space. Now, after...

DEPARTURE: Pavel started working at Shalhevet in 2017, after six science teachers had left over the course of five years.

Pavel Lieb, science department chair who innovated and led Advisory, leaves for Yavneh after six years

By Mira Schulman, 9th Grade
June 14, 2023

  Mr. Pavel Lieb, Science Department chair and head of both the Advisory program and the Surf Club, is leaving at the...

FAITHS: Shalhevet teachers of different religions say they are enriched by learning about others’. From left, Dr. Basheer,  Rabbi Schwarzberg, Ms. Singh, Ms. Fasules and Dr. Harris, with symbols of Catholicism, Judaism, Hinduism and Protestantism. “We’re really not all that different, you know,” said Dr. Harris.

Non-Jewish teachers say working at Shalhevet strengthens ties to their own religions

By Mira Schulman, 9th Grade
May 9, 2023

Shalhevet teachers of other faiths don’t feel that their religions are any barrier to feeling at home at Shalhevet. In fact,...

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