The Boiling Point

Tournament shows another side of the Sabbath

Tournament shows another side of the Sabbath

November 18, 2013

“Quick, what is your partner’s Starbuck’s order?” “If your partner could be one superhero, which one would it be?” Those were two of the...

Effort not enough for Girls’ Football

Effort not enough for Girls’ Football

November 18, 2013

The girls’ Flag Football team, led by quarterback Nicole Feder, played an increased schedule in its third year of existence, and struggled against talented...

Boys Flag Football ends its first season 4-9

Boys Flag Football ends its first season 4-9

November 17, 2013

It was a turbulent season for Shalhevet’s Boys Flag Football team – its first in existence, and begun with no one really knowing what to expect. “Alt...

Quarterbacks shine in debut games as both Flag Football teams fall to LA Adventist

Quarterbacks shine in debut games as both Flag Football teams fall to LA Adventist

September 18, 2013

In spite of great passing, speed, and powerful defense, the Shalhevet Boys and Girls Flag Football teams both fell short against L.A. Adventist Eagles in ...

Ellenhorn, Merritt, Kligerman elected Just Community chairs

Ellenhorn, Merritt, Kligerman elected Just Community chairs

September 16, 2013

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

Fighting the year’s holiday schedule, Girls Flag Football team scores a second winning season

Fighting the year’s holiday schedule, Girls Flag Football team scores a second winning season

June 25, 2013

As the school year came to a close, one thing did not: the girls Flag Football team continued to play even through finals week. The team played three...

Reality bites flag football team as established teams provide its first defeats

January 3, 2013

By Sigal Spitzer, Sports Editor Previously undefeated, the Lady Firehawk flag football team faced reality in its second season, playing against two long-established teams in a short fall season and losing both games. Last spring was the first time Shalhevet had ever fielded a flag football team, so coach Mr. Chris Buckley decided to have a shorter introduction season....

Girls’ Flag Football debuts with twin wins over YULA

Ari Feuer, Deputy Editor-in-Chief,, and Eitan Rothman, Sports Editor

June 13, 2012

Playing its first-ever game in a new sport for Shalhevet, the Girls Flag Football team staged a come-from-behind victory to defeat the YULA Panthers 14 – 13 at Santa Monica Airport Park May 30. And in its second game a week later, Shalhevet defeated YULA again, 7-0, at Rancho Cienega Park. Coached by math and science teacher Mr. Christopher Buckley, the girls were led...

With two touchdowns in the last five minutes of play, Firehawks defeat YULA in first-ever girls flag football game

Eitan Rothman, Sports Editor

June 1, 2012

Playing its first-ever game in a new sport for Shalhevet, the Girls Flag Football team staged a come-from-behind victory to defeat the YULA Panthers 14 – 13 at Santa Monica Airport Park May 30. Coached by math and science teacher Mr. Christopher Buckley, the girls were led by freshman quarterback Nicole Feder and freshman wide receiver Sigal Spitzer, who together made...

More than two dozen try out for first-ever girls flag football team

More than two dozen try out for first-ever girls flag football team

February 23, 2012

  As the dismissal song on the loudspeaker ended on Friday, Feb. 17, about 30 giggling girls walked out to the Sport Court in shorts, t-shirts...

Two Boiling Points of View: Remodel takes away privacy

David Fletcher, 12th Grade

September 1, 2011

There are many changes that have been instituted this year that I disagree with. For example, the color of the school: really, fire truck red? Like we don't have enough fire trucks coming to our school as it is. Then there is the placement of the office of our school counselor, Rachel Hecht. I thought that there was some degree of privacy and anonymity in what she does....

OUTSIDE SPORTS: LA City Council approves new football stadium — if a team will sign

Eitan Rothman, Staff Writer

August 26, 2011

On August 9, the Los Angeles City Council okayed the outline of a financial plan between Anschutz Entertainment Group and the city of Los Angeles to begin the construction of  a new football stadium,* to be called Farmers Field. "This is a significant project for our city and it will bring football back to this city," Councilwoman Jan Perry told espn.com. “This sends...