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Boiling Point staff wins eight digital Gold Circle awards from CSPA

Boiling Point staff wins eight digital Gold Circle awards from CSPA

Here is a list of CSPA Digital Gold Circle awards won by Boiling Point staffers for work published on...  Read More »

February 4, 2016 • 0 comments

GREETING: Director of Admissions Natalie Weiss introduces prospective students to freshman Student Ambassadors.

Applicants increase in number, but grade cap to stay at 60

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FAVORITISIM: Most students think it exists, but few think there is anything to be done; staff expresses surprise

FAVORITISIM: Most students think it exists, but few think there is anything to be done; staff expresses surprise

Eric Bazak, Editor-In-Chief

Be on the lookout for an abyss at our school. Student-faculty relationships, diverse co-curriculars, and Shalhevet's emphasis on leadership and publicity, among other factors, have fueled this possible divide. Some think this gap is deceptive and chimeric, while others see it as too deep and important not to be addressed.

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January 26, 2016 • 0 comments

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OPINION: We’re more safe, but we’re not more prepared

BOOM! A major earthquake has just shaken Los Angeles during school hours. Quick, what does the school want us to do? Where are the earthquake supplies?

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February 1, 2016 • 0 comments

OPINION: Favoritism: a multi-sided call for action

January 27, 2016

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In five one-acts, Drama program explores teen identity as it affirms its own

In five one-acts, Drama program explores teen identity as it affirms its own

Hannah Jannol, Staff Writer

An 18-year-old stares intently at a letter from his parent’s dream college, UC Berkeley. An ultra-orthodox mother tells her ambitious daughter she cannot go to college at all.

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A desert town on planet Jakku in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

Mixing nostalgia and ambition, ‘Star Wars’ awakens the Force

January 6, 2016

GOLDEN: Tourists and other spectators recorded the Choirhawks' flashmob In a park overlooking the north end of the Golden Gate bridge Dec. 4 in the middle of their Bay Area Chanukah performance tour.  BP Photo by Gaby Benelyahu

In first-ever trip, choir spreads Jewish a capella to Bay Area

December 29, 2015

GRACEFUL: Promotional photo from the Moscow Ballet's "Dance With Us" program features young dancers like freshman Adira Waldman (not pictured.)

Ninth-grade ballerina twirls into four-minute role in Moscow Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’

December 20, 2015

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For transgender, halacha ventures into unknown — or does it?

Modern Orthodoxy has been considering the topic of gay and lesbian Jews for a while, but transgender Jews present a challenge which is just beginning to be explored.

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January 28, 2016 • 0 comments

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Even in third place, Firehawks host a winner in Glouberman Tournament

Even in third place, Firehawks host a winner in Glouberman Tournament

Eric Bazak, Editor-in-Chief

Bleachers, broadcasts and giant posters of Firehawk players' heads were just a few of the signs of excitement surrounding the first Steve Glouberman Basketball Tournament when it finally debuted in the Shalhevet gym Nov. 12-15. Four days, 14 bracketed teams and 32 basketball games later, the Heschel Heat of New York City cruised to the boys’ title while the Lady Firehawks were champions on the girls' side.

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January 14, 2016 • Comments Off

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Airy, light and surprisingly tranquil, new building opens a new era

Airy, light and surprisingly tranquil, new building opens a new era

Eric Bazak, Editor-in-Chief

Members of the Shalhevet community can exhale and finally get excited. The new building they have fantasized about and sacrificed for has materialized, on time for the new school year.

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August 30, 2015 • 0 comments

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Rams have some work to do to win fans from other teams

Rams have some work to do to win fans from other teams

Jordan Fields, Staff Writer

Despite the excitement of the Rams coming to Los Angeles, many Shalhevet students will still support the team they already root for.

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January 27, 2016 • 0 comments

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Will Christmas turn into Hannukah?

Will Christmas turn into Hannukah?

Boaz Willis, Staff Columnist

Lately the market has been all over the place. If you’ve been paying attention to your portfolio, it might have seemed as though Christmas (yes, Christmas) was coming around earlier than usual with all the green and red. So the question is why? And what?

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September 19, 2015 • 0 comments

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