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CHAMPIONS AGAIN!  Firehawk flag football wins Coastal League for second straight year in close game against AGBU

CHAMPIONS AGAIN! Firehawk flag football wins Coastal League for second straight year in close game against AGBU

November 8, 2015

"It was a calculated risk. I knew if he got away the game would be over, and I had a chance of getting away with the hold, so I would do that 10 times out of 10.” -- Micah Gill, running back

Sun sets on Vistamar as Firehawks head to championship match Thursday at Crossroads

Sun sets on Vistamar as Firehawks head to championship match Thursday at Crossroads

November 4, 2015

The boys Flag Football team is on its way back to the Coastal League championship after beating Vistamar in the semifinals last night, 27-7. Quarterback...

Close second half makes flag football rivalry game a nail-biter as Firehawks beat YULA 24-19

Close second half makes flag football rivalry game a nail-biter as Firehawks beat YULA 24-19

November 2, 2015

A rivalry game that Shalhevet expected to dominate ended up being one of the toughest of the season, as the boys flag football team narrowly defeated YULA 24-19 Oct. 21 on the home field at LACES.

Lady Firehawks trounce YULA 20-0 in flag football rivalry game at LACES

Lady Firehawks trounce YULA 20-0 in flag football rivalry game at LACES

October 25, 2015

An intense girls’ flag football game with two touchdowns by junior Nicole Miles led to a blow-out of the rival YULA Panthers 20-0 Oct. 12 on the Firehawks’ home court at LACES.

Coach Colin resigns as head of FIrehawk basketball

Coach Colin resigns as head of FIrehawk basketball

September 18, 2015

Coach Colin Jamerson, who led the Firehawks to its first Sarachek championship in 2013, has resigned as Shalhevet's varsity and junior varsity boys basketball coach, and been replaced by Assistant Coach Mr. Ryan Coleman, who also coaches Firehawk baseball and the boys flag football teams.

Daniel Weslow, former Upper School Director at New Roads in Santa Monica, named General Studies principal

Daniel Weslow, former Upper School Director at New Roads in Santa Monica, named General Studies principal

March 26, 2015

Mr. Daniel Weslow, a longtime educator who was director of the Upper School at New Roads in Santa Monica for five years and earlier headed New Heights Preparatory School in Northridge, has been chosen to be Shalhevet’s new General Studies Principal, Rabbi Segal has announced.

OPINION: My Coach Buckley

Mati Hurwitz, Sports Editor

December 12, 2014

Christopher Buckley was the most special person to walk through the halls of Shalhevet. I am judging not by the count of gavels that the Model Congress delegations received or the individual Mock Trial awards students earned, but by my years of observing and watching his dedication, work ethic and extensive knowledge of everything he undertook. Growing close to him as a...

Mister Buckley

December 12, 2014

Before he resigned, the Boiling Point had planned a major feature on Mr. Buckley. It became a retrospective, but the story is the same.

Buckley says he resigned rather than accept playoff game suspension

December 1, 2014

Science and math teacher Mr. Christopher Buckley suddenly resigned Oct. 29, leaving behind Model Congress, Mock Trial and Boys and Girls Flag Football,...

VIDEO: Mr. Buckley’s resignation and Shalhevet career

November 19, 2014

Summary and highlights of Mr. Buckley's career at Shalhevet

Decisive win over Crossroads delivers football championship to undefeated Firehawks

Decisive win over Crossroads delivers football championship to undefeated Firehawks

November 5, 2014

By Zev Kent, Staff Writer The Firehawk boys flag football team beat Crossroads 26-19 in the Coast League championship game last night, capping off a pe...

Championship set for Tuesday against Crossroads after New Jew concedes playoff game

Championship set for Tuesday against Crossroads after New Jew concedes playoff game

November 3, 2014

Injury and approaching darkness caused game to be suspended in third quarter with Shalhevet leading 25-6; Tuesday's 5:30 kickoff will be last for Coach Buckley.