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Mieras hopes to educate others after difficult life lesson

Mieras hopes to educate others after difficult life lesson

Katie Berrell

April 10, 2015


Filed under School News, Showcase

In an institution where learning is the ultimate goal, it’s not just the students who are learning life lessons. “What I just lived through has definitely shaped me,” Orono activities director Bucky Mieras said. Last May after a busy work day and having drinks with friends, Mieras chose to...

It’s back to school for Mr. Danovitch

It’s back to school for Mr. Danovitch

Alexa Fishman

April 9, 2015


Filed under School News

After becoming increasingly interested in the philosophy of education during 11 years at Shalhevet, General Studies Principal Mr. Roy Danovitch plans to attend an intensive school leadership program next year at Columbia University in New York. The program, called the Klingenstein Institute, is one...

Social media can be vehicle for bullying

Social media can be vehicle for bullying

Harrison Otto

April 8, 2015


Filed under School News

Cyberbullying has taken its toll on millions of people across the globe. Students at BASH are not immune, as a recent incident involving Yik Yak, the anonymous social media app, proves. Earlier this year, students used Yik Yak to cyberbully numerous others without revealing their identity, causing...

Engineering club builds interest

Engineering club builds interest

Drew Brown

April 6, 2015


Filed under School News

Earlier this year, students formed a new engineering club. Already 40 members strong, the club has had the unique opportunity to explore and learn at a variety of different facilities such as Nestle Purina, Washington University and Boeing. At each of these locations, students were exposed to immense...

Putting a ‘Face’ to a name: students use FaceTime to meet author

Putting a ‘Face’ to a name: students use FaceTime to meet author

Sarah Payne

April 6, 2015


Filed under Books, School News

Ernest Hemingway. John Knowles. Raymond Carver. What do these authors have in common? Unfortunately, they’re all dead. Most students don’t have the opportunity to interact with the authors of the books they’re reading. With this in mind, English teacher Jason Griffith introduced LA T...

Locle school convinces school bored to bann grammer

Locle school convinces school bored to bann grammer

Rachel Hayes

April 1, 2015


Filed under School News, Showcase

Meny studants at Tunstall high School and schools all over the whole entire world may argue that the grammer that they are forced to take at school is absolutely obsurd! The English classes enforcing said grammer lessons and stuff unfortunately takes precious time away from important classes such...

Bio class travels to UCSD to perform endoscopies on pigs

Bio class travels to UCSD to perform endoscopies on pigs

Mati Davis

March 31, 2015


Filed under Health, School News

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to look inside a pig’s stomach? On February 24, nine Shalhevet biology students joined students from YULA, B’nos Devorah and Yavneh at UC San Diego's Imflammatory Bowel Disease Center. There, professional scientists led the students through the process...

Students plan AP Europe travel tour

Students plan AP Europe travel tour

Harsimran Makkad

March 30, 2015


Filed under School News

Spring break is just around the corner. And for students in European History AP, this means going on the annual AP Europe trip to the countries they have been studying since the beginning of the year. History teacher Mr. Andrew Ovington is in charge of the trip. He has gathered a group of ten students,...