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No bribes, but Shalhevet students have an edge for college

No bribes, but Shalhevet students have an edge for college

June 12, 2019

No Shalhevet students were involved in the nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. But merely attending Shalhevet almost certainly grants them an advan...

Famous choreographer brings professional experience to new dance club

Famous choreographer brings professional experience to new dance club

May 26, 2019

Technicolored lights illuminated the dancers, as one by one each was absorbed in the whirlwind of a new experience. Soon after warming up and practicing...

Lighting up the night for homeless kids on Skid Row

Lighting up the night for homeless kids on Skid Row

May 5, 2019

Banners hung all around, decorating the rooftop space. Lights flashed and music played loudly, the bass trembling. The tall buildings of downtown LA l...

FLOOD: All basement classrooms under inches of water after city main breaks

FLOOD: All basement classrooms under inches of water after city main breaks

April 2, 2019

A huge gush of water from a burst city pipe poured through a basement wall and into a storage room early this morning, overflowing into two basement l...

Firehawks at Glouberman: How they did it

January 16, 2019

By The Boiling Point Staff It was a full-team effort when the Firehawks won the boys championship at this year's Steve Glouberman Basketball Tournament...

Third case of whooping cough diagnosed at school

Third case of whooping cough diagnosed at school

November 29, 2018

A third Shalhevet student has been diagnosed with pertussis, extending the time recommended for students to avoid babysitting until Dec. 9, and increasing th...

FIREHAWK BOYS CRUISE TO THEIR FIRST-EVER GLOUBERMAN CHAMPIONSHIP

FIREHAWK BOYS CRUISE TO THEIR FIRST-EVER GLOUBERMAN CHAMPIONSHIP

November 5, 2018

For the first time in school history, the Shalhevet Firehawks boys team have won the championship of the tournament their own school hosts and founded, t...

Glouberman opens with more teams, more fans and two victories for the Firehawks

Glouberman opens with more teams, more fans and two victories for the Firehawks

October 31, 2018

The fourth annual Steve Glouberman Basketball Tournament began tonight with a Firehawk boys victory over the Valley Torah Wolfpack and a girls victory ov...

World Series loss saddens most – but not all – Shalhevet baseball fans

World Series loss saddens most – but not all – Shalhevet baseball fans

October 31, 2018

UPDATED Nov. 11, 2018 The drought continues. With the Dodgers coming fresh out of a critical, 5-1 Game 7 victory against the Milwaukee Brewer...

New Development Director hopes to raise $1.3 million this year

New Development Director hopes to raise $1.3 million this year

September 8, 2018

Bored during a free period? New Director of Development Cheryl Wolf has candy on her desk and wants students to come and talk with her. Ms. Wolf has...

A winding path to teaching, with surfing on the side

A winding path to teaching, with surfing on the side

September 6, 2018

  From philosophy to surfing, Dr. Sheila Keiter is someone who stays true to her roots. “If we don’t know our own experiences, how do we fully ident...

New College Counselor plans to advise from personal experience

New College Counselor plans to advise from personal experience

September 5, 2018

  Raised in a traditional Persian family in Los Angeles, new college counselor and SAS Psychology teacher Mr. Eli Shavalian took matters into his...