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Stories from Shalhevet High School
‘Yellow Vest’ protests rock France
News

Jolie Wineburgh | April 2, 2019

The broken glass and graffiti have been cleared away, but according to Americans in Paris reached by the Boiling Point, the gap between the richest and poorest citizens of France is still growing as weeks…

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New hockey club turns gym into a rink for weekly games after Town Hall
Sports

Joshua Weissmman | March 25, 2019

Every Wednesday after Town Hall, most students leave the gym and get their lunch, but a few stay behind to make a hockey rink out of the still-carpeted gym in order for Shalhevet’s hockey enthusiasts…

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The magical madness that is math
Features

Tobey Lee | March 25, 2019

Although she sleeps just five hours the night before a math test — less than her normal of seven hours — studying late into the night makes junior Nicole Klausner feel good about the material before…

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On the runway, calming jitters and building confidence
Features

Shani Shaham | March 18, 2019

Standing in the Shalhevet gym, freshman Danielle Finn attempted to tame the butterflies in her stomach Jan. 13 while an audience of women from throughout the Los Angeles Jewish community waited in anticipation…

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Welcoming the stranger with hot food, scissors and applause
Features

Sam Rubanowitz | March 18, 2019

It was almost noon when two Department of Homeland Security buses finally turned into a church parking lot in northern Phoenix. Volunteers who had been there since around 9 a.m. were lined up and waiting…

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First LA Teacher Strike in Decades Ends With Smaller Classes, Bigger Paychecks
News

Molly Litvak | March 18, 2019

Days of intermittent downpour didn’t stop teachers from the Los Angeles Unified School District from picketing and marching last month to get a contract with smaller class sizes, more nurses, and higher…

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Citing Student Handbook, Fairness rules admin cannot enforce school rules at Starbucks if student has not checked in to school
News

Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks | March 7, 2019

In the first public Fairness case of the year, a ruling based on a technicality raised but did not clearly answer the question of when and whether students have to follow school rules when off campus.

Senior…

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Fame in an instant: Senior becomes internet celebrity after chance encounter with ‘vlog’ star
News

Lucy Fried | February 26, 2019

Dylan and Dallas Corn were at Target buying carpet cleaner and gushers last Thursday, when they recognized Youtube star David Dobrik looking for pants for his friend.

After some conversation, Mr. Dobrik…

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Poll shows Firehawks favor Rams as both LA teams make NFL playoffs
Sports

Alex Rubel | January 18, 2019

The results are in.

Whatever happens in this weekend’s playoff games, the Los Angeles Rams have thus far won the contest for loyalty among most Shalhevet football fans, who hope to be able to root…

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Working to tip an election, one front door at a time
Midterm Elections

Shani Shaham, Staff Writer | December 17, 2018

Richard Ceseroni, a 69-year-old former Marine, was returning home to his ranch- style house in Santa Clarita from church on Oct. 28 when someone he recognized approached him in his driveway.

“Why…

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Deadly Woolsey Fire hits Jewish camps, schools, homes
California Fires

Clara Sandler | December 13, 2018

The Woolsey Fire ravaged Simi Valley, Agoura Hills, Calabasas, West Hills and Malibu, resulting in thousands of home evacuations, destroyed properties and displaced schools.

Three Jewish summer camps…

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EXCLUSIVE: Mayor Garcetti tells LA Jewish teens to build bridges to other groups in wake of Pittsburgh tragedy
News

Shani Shaham and Eva Brous-Light | December 5, 2018

It’s okay to feel the pain of what is happening, to feel it and cry.  But remember to stand up afterward, get involved and build bridges.

That was the message to Jewish teenagers from Los Angeles…

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Jewish school, summer camps damaged or destroyed in Woolsey fire
California Fires

Clara Sandler | November 30, 2018

Jewish schools and camps have been hit hard by Southern California’s fires, with at least one day school and two camps reporting significant damage in the three-day-old blaze.

The Ilan Ramon Jewish…

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Call for emails to senators starts dispute over politics on Schoology
News

Lucy Fried | November 29, 2018

Some have called the past two years the most divided time in American history. Last month, that division spilled onto Schoology — Shalhevet’s online system for everything from attendance and quiz grades…

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Town Hall mostly defends Justice Kavanaugh as conversation stays civil
News

Alex Rubel | October 31, 2018

A recent Town Hall discussing the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court turned out to be a serious and dignified conversation, and the contentious debate that some expected failed…

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Her training completed, Yoetzet Segal finds new ways to teach and relate to students, female and male
Features

Tobey Lee | October 11, 2018

Last month in Israel, Ms. Atara Segal, who has been teaching Tanakh, Talmud, and Statistics for seven years, completed training and passed her exams to become a yoetzet halacha — literally, an adviser…

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Heartfelt and funny, cultures clash in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’
Arts & Entertainment

Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks | September 27, 2018

Hollywood has seen shake-ups recently of some of its most formulaic film genres when the element of race is introduced. Following in the footsteps of Get Out (horror) and Black Panther (superhero), Crazy…

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Beloved by many, Jewish rapper will be remembered
Arts & Entertainment

Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks | September 27, 2018

“Overdosing is just not cool,” said the rapper Mac Miller in 2016, describing his battle with addiction in his first-person documentary, Stopped Making Excuses.

“There’s no legendary romance,”…

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