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Rose Lipner

Rose Lipner, Deputy-Editor in Chief

Rose Lipner has been a part of the Boiling Point staff since freshman year. She has written as a staff writer, Arts & Culture Editor, Community Editor, Features Editor, and, as a senior, she is now Deputy-Editor in Chief & Features Editor. In addition to writing for the Boiling Point, Rose enjoys listening to John Mayer, reading, and playing tennis. 

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...OR NOT PARTYING

…OR NOT PARTYING

By Rose Lipner, Deputy Editor-in-Chief
May 30, 2016

Saturday nights are often associated with drinking, drugs and reckless behavior. But why should that be the only fun thing to...

INNOVATION: Founder Seiji Shaw works with team members to build the base of the robot.  Club several times a week to prepare for the competition that will take place March 10.

Junior transfer student spearheads first robotics team

By Benjamin Zaghi and Rose Lipner
February 7, 2016
With $20,000 in its budget from Google and other grants, Shalhevet’s first-year robotics team plans to jump over entry-level meets and compete with more experienced teams like Beverly Hills High and Milken Community High School.
WELCOME: Pictured at Ramah during the summer of 2014, juniors Michelle Greenberg and Sarit Ashkenazi  are both were excited that their camp would be hosting refugees.

Camp Ramah likely to house 400 child refugees from Central America beginning next week

By Rose Lipner, Deputy-Editor In Chief
December 16, 2015
Camp Ramah of California, a summer camp in Ojai attended by many Shalhevet students and faculty, may begin housing hundreds of child refugees from Central America starting as soon as next week, camp officials have confirmed to The Boiling Point.
DEVISING: Ezra Fax, Eitan Schramm and Tania Bohbot work with Ms. Chase to produce two of the five one-act plays.

Drama prepares for one-acts in new theater

By Rose Lipner and Sadie Toczeck
November 18, 2015
In some ways, this fall brings a re-birth to Shalhevet’s drama department.
CROWD: Middle East expert Dr. Dalia Kaye of the Rand Corporation answers questions about the Iran Deal for about 150 people at Bnai David-Judea Aug. 16.

[Photo] A summer of argument as Iran deal polarized community

September 11, 2015

CROWD: Middle East expert Dr. Dalia Kaye of the Rand Corporation answers questions about the Iran Deal for about 150 people at...

BRIGHT: The sukkah of senior Rose Lipner adorned with twinkly lights, flags and fruit decorations.

[Photo] CHAG SUKKOT SAMEACH!

September 30, 2015

BRIGHT: The sukkah of senior Rose Lipner adorned with twinkly lights, flags and fruit decorations.

JAVA: Dr. Joshua Sharfman is teaching the first ever AP computer science course at shalhevet. He is an Alumni Parent to Noah Sharfman ’05 and Erin Sharfman ’13

Alumni parent and former USC professor teaches new AP class

By Rose Lipner, Deputy Editor-in-Chief
September 7, 2015
Even though Shalhevet is cutting down on AP classes, new teacher Dr. Josh Sharfman is introducing a new one: AP Computer Science.
Letter from the editor: A correction

Letter from the editor: A correction

By Rose Lipner, Features Editor
June 23, 2015
“Cheatology,” the Boiling Point’s Page 1 article in April about student cheating using the Schoology school social communication system, originally contained a number of errors.
LEGACY: Ms. Berkey has taught literature and writing at Shalhevet for 17 years. On Tuesday, she enjoyed the last week of  her 10th Grade American Literature class.

UPDATED: Farewell to an icon as Ms. Berkey leaves for Oakwood

By Rose Lipner, Features Editor
June 2, 2015

English teacher and Humanities Dean Melanie Berkey, who imbued decades of Shalhevet students with passion for film, literature...

CHALLENGE: Students cast ballots for nine Just Community positions in the foyer of the JCC May 14.

Micah Gill elected Agenda Chair for 2015-16

By Rose Lipner, Features Editor
May 15, 2015

Micah Gill has been elected Agenda Chair for next year. Agenda Chair: Micah Gill Agenda Vice-Chair: Alec Fields Agenda...

CHEATOLOGY: More than twice as many students say they cheat on Schoology as on paper

CHEATOLOGY: More than twice as many students say they cheat on Schoology as on paper

By Rose Lipner, Features Editor
May 13, 2015
More than two years into Shalhevet's use of Schoology-- the online resource for teachers and students that has become the backbone of communication at the school-- it turns out that the much-loved website facilitates something it was never intended to support: cheating.
TASTY: Top Chef winner Mei Lin, center, is normally sous chef at Ink on Melrose but made chicken tostadas at MexiKosher Feb. 19.

Prize-winning chefs take guest turns at Mexikosher

By Rose Lipner, Features Editor
February 20, 2015

It was supposed to last until 9, but by 7:30 p.m. Feb 19 Mexikosher was all sold out of fresh, made-from-scratch tostadas —...

COUNSEL: Ms. Gruenbaum (​center) and Ms. Walls ​discuss college applications ​with Armand and Soheila Newman, parents of junior Nicole Newman​. ​

Second Counselor Beefs Up College Advising

By Rose Lipner, Community Editor
February 3, 2015

For the first time in school history, Shalhevet has added a second person to oversee its college counseling program, due to a...

LUG: Students climb stairs to class. The textbook ban hasn’t lightened loads for many.

Textbook ban lightens backpacks in locker-less JCC — for some

By Rose Lipner, Community Editor
December 16, 2014

Hoping to make student backpacks lighter, Shalhevet has banned textbooks this year. But some kids are still lugging their bags...

CONSTRUCT: Torah Editor Noah Rothman teaches students how to create a successful Torah Section at the JSPA Conference.

Judea Pearl challenges students at JSPA conference

By Rose Lipner, Community Editor
December 2, 2014

If a Jew whose family hasn’t lived in Israel for over 2,000 years can easily and legally make aliyah, then why can’t an Arab...

HIGHER: New support beams visible at the Shalhevet construction site rise to the level of the third-story floor, much higher than the building they are replacing.

At school construction site, a change in the skyline

By Rose Lipner, Community Editor
October 3, 2014

Rising two stories tall above the dirt and machinery, the first piece of Shalhevet’s building is now visible above the scaffolding...

HYDRATE: Plastic bottles of cold water were delivered to 3rd-floor classrooms during Period H after administration announced that school would be cancelled.

Cheers in the auditorium as administration declares a ‘heat day’ and cancels school

By Rose LIpner, Community Editor
October 2, 2014

UPDATED: Cheers erupted from the student body after Principal Reb Noam Weissman announced at 2 p.m. that school would be cancelled tomorrow...

INSPIRED: Kaili Finn looks forward to a year of personal growth in Israel.

SENIOR SNAPSHOT: Kaili Finn, Talmida

By Rose Lipner, Arts and Culture Editor
June 18, 2014

Hanging around the Shalhevet hallways, phone in hand, clad in Uggs and an American Apparel skirt, is Kaili Finn, whose love for...

IDYLLIC: Paths connect tall trees, vibrant roses, manuscripts by Chaucer and even an outdoor restaurant at the Huntington Museum and Botanical Gardens.

A day in the gardens is just a drive away

By Rose Lipner, Arts & Culture Editor
June 9, 2014

A sunny spring Sunday is the perfect time to catch up on your Netflix shows, right? Wrong. Instead, take the drive up to Huntington...

MEMORIAL: Freshmen Nathan Benyowitz and Tania Bohbot read names of child victims at ceremony in Beit Midrash.

On Yom Hashoah, a survivor who spoke for many others

By Rose Lipner, Arts and Culture Editor
June 3, 2014

Fifty-five freshman students glided into the Beit Midrash holding lit candles as administrators, teachers and students gathered...

GIDDY-UP: Sophomore Daniel Shoham and junior Shlomo Bijou rode camels on Yom Haatzmaut.

Yom Haatzmaut: Israel arrives on the parking lot — on camels

By Rose Lipner, Arts & Culture Editor
May 23, 2014

What do you get when you cross two camels with 162 enthusiastic students? The answer is Shalhevet’s Yom Haatzmaut celebration...

VINTAGE: Hats and purses displayed at a Melrose Trading Post booth.  The market is open every Sunday.

Food, fun and fashion at the flea market

By Rose Lipner, Arts & Culture Editor
March 16, 2014

If you’re interested in spiffing up your wardrobe, revamping your room or even just people-watching, then you might want to...

Live-blog of the Oscars

Live-blog of the Oscars

By Rose Lipner, Arts & Culture Editor
March 2, 2014

9:00 PM: Hope you enjoyed the songs, jokes & fun of the 86th Oscars! Goodnight :) 8:58 PM: Well, that was my first time...

CAMPAIGN: Hannah-Leeba Ellenhorn addressed Town Hall Sept. 12 after showing a video promoting her candidacy.

Ellenhorn, Merritt, Kligerman elected Just Community chairs

By Rose Lipner, Staff Writer
September 16, 2013

Hannah-Leeba Ellenhorn was elected chair of the Agenda Committee, while Yan Kligerman and Paul Merritt became co-chairs of Fairness,...

RHETORIC: Science teacher and Debate coach Mr. Chris Buckley gives juniors a taste of the new Advisory program, which for 11th graders will include seminars on rhetoric and the arts.

In newest Advisory program, each grade is unique

By Rose Lipner, Staff Writer
September 10, 2013

What will happen when Shalhevet trades in the traditional cooking, chatting and art project advisory for an hour-long class of...

WHODUNNIT? Dramas spring play is set in Nashville, and every character has a motive for murder.

Student-written murder mystery is Drama’s ‘devised play,’ replacing One-Acts

By Rose Lipner, Staff Writer
May 10, 2013

When the owner of Grand Ol’ Opry Diner is murdered, who will be declared guilty? The answer to that question is the product...

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