TEACHER TALES: A path to science and a new home

TEACHER TALES: A path to science and a new home

Hannah Diamond, Staff Columnist

Determined to inhibit a serious symptom of fetal alcohol syndrome, Melissa Noel injects newborn mice with high doses of alcohol. Of these mice, only some contain tPA, a gene typically known for breaking down blood clots.

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February 10, 2016 • 0 comments

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PUBLIC EDITOR: An ear and a voice for BP readers

PUBLIC EDITOR: An ear and a voice for BP readers

Hello BP readership! My name is Tamar Willis, a member of Shalhevet’s Class of 2014 and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus.  I am excited to ann...  Read More »

March 1, 2016 • 0 comments

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TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: Should Shalhevet cap enrollment at 240 students?

February 11, 2016

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No music, but spring Drama offers a humorous look at the past

No music, but spring Drama offers a humorous look at the past

Abby Blummoffe, Staff Writer

Shalhevet Drama’s spring performance last week was unexpected in many ways.  The troupe performed the 1897 comedy Caught with his Trance Down last week, rather than a...  Read More »

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Across nation, various ways to spiritualize davening

Across nation, various ways to spiritualize davening

Alec Fields, Torah Editor

It might have been unusual to open a student-led discussion about davening options at Shalhevet’s Just Community meetings last fall, but the wide range of choices that came out of it is not unusual at all in Modern Orthodox high schools.

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February 25, 2016 • 0 comments

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Girls sort through obstacles to continue female swim team

Girls sort through obstacles to continue female swim team

Clara Sandler, Staff Writer

Shalhevet has no swimming pool, but juniors Maayan Waldman and Sarah Yadegari discovered in their sophomore year that that was not the biggest obstacle to their starting a swim team. What really made...  Read More »

April 11, 2016 • 0 comments

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Israeli Cabinet Minister tells assembly of joint stem cell research with California

Israeli Cabinet Minister tells assembly of joint stem cell research with California

Benjamin Zaghi, Staff Writer

Feb. 8 was a busy day for Israel’s Minister of Science and Technology, Mr. Ofir Akunis. In the afternoon, he signed an agreement on stem cell research between Israel and a California bio-tech firm. After that, he was heading to Washington, D.C., to meet with NASA in hopes of sending an Israeli astronaut to Mars. But before that, he had a date to speak with the student body at Shalhevet.

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April 13, 2016 • 0 comments

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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.

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August 30, 2015 • 0 comments

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Senioritis: Redundancy and redemption

Senioritis: Redundancy and redemption

By Shirel Benji, Staff Columnist Twenty-five minutes into class, and you’re already staring at the clock, counting the minutes until it ends. Your ...  Read More »

February 19, 2016 • 0 comments

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