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Sarachek Tournament cancelled as coronavirus outbreak closes YU

Sarachek Tournament cancelled as coronavirus outbreak closes YU

March 4, 2020

UPDATED MARCH 5: Next week’s Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament at Yeshiva University has been cancelled due to fears of the coronavirus, Shalhevet Head ...

Heartbreak heroes: Girls and boys teams both dominate for most of their games, then lose in final seconds

Heartbreak heroes: Girls and boys teams both dominate for most of their games, then lose in final seconds

November 10, 2019

From tip-off to the final buzzer, they played their hearts out. They gave it their all. But it wasn’t enough.  In the Fifth Annual Steve Glouberma...

School cracks down on pencil skirts; midis and maxis preferred

School cracks down on pencil skirts; midis and maxis preferred

October 25, 2019

Shalhevet changed its girls dress code over the summer, announcing that girls would no longer be allowed to wear pencil skirts unless they are at leas...

Sukkot Lessons from Kohelet

Sukkot Lessons from Kohelet

October 11, 2019

It is custom among Jews of Ashkenazi descent to read Sefer Kohelet, or Ecclesiastes, from the Ketuvim on the Shabbat of Chol Hamoed or Shemini Atzeret....

Comp-Sci students present internship projects to realtors

Comp-Sci students present internship projects to realtors

October 6, 2019

At 2:15 p.m. on Sept. 27, when most students were rushing to their next class, four seniors could be seen leaving the parking lot in very formal attire...

Big crowd, small Shalhevet contingent joins worldwide walkout to protest inaction on climate change

Big crowd, small Shalhevet contingent joins worldwide walkout to protest inaction on climate change

October 4, 2019

  “We’re missing our lessons to teach you one,” read one sign at the Youth Climate March on Sep. 20. The streets of downtown LA were fi...

Roen is back!

Roen is back!

September 15, 2019

To the theme song of the Chicago Bulls, Mrs. Roen Salem walked among the Shalhevet staff to the front of the gym Aug. 28, welcomed by clapping and cheering stude...

New chesed director is also an athlete

New chesed director is also an athlete

September 11, 2019

Running marathons and finding zen in yoga are two hobbies of Mrs. Malkie Hametz, Shalhevet’s newest Tanakh teacher and new director of chesed, or comm...

School now charging for parking to subsidize overflow spaces in Petersen lot

School now charging for parking to subsidize overflow spaces in Petersen lot

September 4, 2019

For the first time in Shalhevet’s history, students driving their own cars to school are paying $750 for an annual parking pass, to partially cover the...

Rabbis, others demonstrate against ‘get refuser’ while he is sitting shiva

Rabbis, others demonstrate against ‘get refuser’ while he is sitting shiva

August 29, 2019

Soaked from knee to toe, 40 people stood outside a shiva home on Poinsettia Place Aug. 23 to take a stand against get refusal. Inside, a man who has r...

Rabbi Segal to make gradual departure for Israel beginning next year

Rabbi Segal to make gradual departure for Israel beginning next year

August 12, 2019

Rabbi Ari Segal, who transformed Shalhevet from an idealistic but financially struggling school housed in a former hospital to a stable and larger scho...

Text of school emails announcing Rabbi Segal’s departure and Rabbi Block’s succeeding him

Text of school emails announcing Rabbi Segal’s departure and Rabbi Block’s succeeding him

August 12, 2019

The following combined email -- the first section from Head of School Rabbi Ari Segal and the second from Board President Dr. Noam Drazin -- was sent to...

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