On Tuesday, May 26, at 2 p.m., Boiling Point editors received notice from their website provider that shalhevetboilingpoint.com was the victim of a “DDoS attack” and would be offline until the attack subsided or was repelled. READ MORE »»
HACKED: The attack was repelled by BP web host, School Newspapers Online.
By Elon Glouberman, Staff Writer
In just over two weeks, Shalhevet students raised almost $3,580 in donations for humanitarian organizations working in relief for the homeless and injured victims of the devastating earthquake in Nepal.
A team of students calling themselves Firehawks for Nepal, led by junior Will Bernstein,... READ MORE »»
The Boiling Point added a wide range of national awards to its virtual trophy case this spring, with four staff members winning national high school Quill & Scroll awards and five earning a Simon J. Rockower Award in competition English-speaking Jewish journalists across the globe. READ MORE »»
CROWNED: Seniors Goldie Fields, Nicole Feder and Margo Feuer collect the Gold Crown Award at CSPA conference in March 20 New York.
A moisture sensor that tells users when their plants require watering. A robotic pair of legs that can be programmed to different speeds. A pillow alarm clock. A fork that tells its users when they are eating too quickly. These are just a few of 80 robotic biomedical projects presented at the 2nd Annual West Coast CIJE conference May 20 in Orange County. READ MORE »»
INVENT: Sophomores Zev Kent, Ezra Fax and Eytan Rosenman at the CIJE conference in Irvine May 20
Shalhevet has a Hall of Fame. No, not some building or display case that houses memorabilia of legendary athletes. It’s more like a list of the most illustrious administrators and faculty members the school has ever had. People who didn’t positively affect just the school, but also the students. Perhaps they even saved Shalhevet from a financial crisis or two.
Enthusiasm was palpable in Rabbi David Stein’s 10th-grade Honors Talmud class May 29. After a month’s delay, the students were trying out the curriculum’s new app, planned for all Shalhevet students next year.
When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Congress March 3, Shalhevet was ready to receive him. Junior Will Bernstein had made a successful push for the administration to show the speech live in the Auditorium, even though it meant cancelling first period.
Shalhevet’s Year of Living Dangerously will come to an abrupt stop with the inauguration of the new campus to start the 2015-16 school year. No more shlepping books and binders. No more heat wave sweat stains. No more teacher parking tickets. And no more senior citizen aerobic classes.