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Mazel Tov: Mr. Tranchi, Ms. Berkey welcome baby boy

Leona Fallas, Photo Editor, and Jaclyn Kellner, Community Editor

May 1, 2010

Filed under Community, News

After years of “what-ifs,” curious inquiries, and baby-bump rumors,  English Department Chair Melanie Berkey and General Studies Principal Phu Tranchi welcomed their son Oliver Bui Berkey Tranchi into the world on April 18....

Second letter from Board of Trustees to the Shalhevet Community

April 30, 2010

Filed under Award-winners, Community, News

This story is part of the coverage that was named 2010 Multimedia Story of the Year by the National Scholastic Press Association and American Society of News Editors. April 30, 2010 MESSAGE TO THE SHALHEVET COMMUNITY ...

Letter from Rabbi Weinbach to the Shalhevet Community

Rabbi Elchanan Weinbach

April 30, 2010

Filed under Award-winners, Community, News

This story is part of the coverage that was named 2010 Multimedia Story of the Year by the National Scholastic Press Association and American Society of News Editors. Dear friends and members of the Shalhevet community, It is with ...

NSPA, Quill and Scroll awards for BP

Jaclyn Kellner, Community Editor

April 30, 2010

Filed under Award-winners, Community, News

In the past few weeks, The Boiling Point added six awards to its 2009-10 tally: a runner-up "Best in Show" award for its Special Edition on the lower schools closing, and five awards in Quill and Scroll's International Writing...

Text of e-mail from the Board to the Shalhevet community

April 30, 2010

Filed under Award-winners, Community, News

This is the text of the e-mail that was sent as an e-mail at 11:56 p.m. Thursday night. April 29, 2010 To: Shalhevet School Parent and Faculty The Board of Directors of the Shalhevet School has been diligently ev...

Measuring our loss while looking ahead

Jenny Newman, Outside News Editor; Rachel Lester, Features Editor; and Lexi Gelb, Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2010

Filed under Community

Shalhevet’s decision to close its lower schools brought a swift and varied response from students and staff, and continues to rock the Shalhevet community. “I couldn’t believe that it was actually happening,” said eight...

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March 24, 2010

Jewish schools have closed in other cities, too

Jaclyn Kellner, Community Editor

March 24, 2010

Filed under Community

The Los Angeles Jewish community was shocked to hear that Shalhevet needs to close its middle, elementary and preschool, but similar situations have been happening to other Jewish schools in the past two years. Some schools,...

Against odds, parent group tries to keep lower schools open

Zev Hurwitz, Opinion Editor

March 24, 2010

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Lower school families are organizing an effort to keep some version of Shalhevet lower schools open next year, hoping to form a separate financial entity so Shalhevet High School would not bear any financial connection or burden. Unofficially...

Unexpectedly, teachers and families explore their options for next year

Zev Hurwitz, Opinion Editor

March 24, 2010

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As parents and administrators scrambled to place Shalhevet lower school students and teachers in other Jewish elementary schools, Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy jumped at the opportunity to recruit new families by hosting an Open...

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