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Alec Fields

Alec Fields, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Since freshman year, Alec Fields has written numerous stories for the Community, Torah, Features, Outside News, Sports and Arts and Culture sections.  In 10th grade, Alec received the post of Torah editor and held that position until being named co-Editor-in-Chief for the 2016-2017 school year. He has received awards for, "SUMMER OF WAR: Hollywood, too, was divided," “Refusing Playoff Suspension, Buckley Resigns,” “OUT OF THE SHADOWS: Ancient tradition meets modern sensibility,” and for “Rabbi who sauna-ed with students in New York was scholar-in-residence at Beth Jacob on Shavuot.”  Alec is co-captain of Model Congress, co-president of the Finance Club, a founder of Supplies on Demand, a member of the Mock Trial team, Firehawks for Israel, tennis team and grappling club.  Some of his favorite classes are Political Theory of Modern Middle East, Psychology, and Government and Economics.  When Alec has time he enjoys playing or watching sports, reading the news and managing his fantasy football team. 

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IDENTITY: Micha Thaus rainbow Magen David (star of David) necklace, which he wears everyday, represents two critical elements of his identity -- Judaism and homosexuality. Micha co-founded Shalhevets first Gay-Straight Alliance earlier this year in the hopes of making any Shalhevet LGBT students feel comfortable and supported.

Gay-Straight Alliance draws 15 at first meeting

By Alec Fields, Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 31, 2016
TRIBES:  Above, the Beit Midrash hosts Hashkama minyan and a 9th-10th grade minyan, while the 11th-12th grade minyan is in the Beit Knesset next door.  Twelve small windows represent the 12 tribes Below, the wooden Aron in the Beit Midrash.

Just Community to take up davening

By Alec Fields, Torah Editor
September 17, 2015
Jenny Newman ’11: Coming out

Jenny Newman ’11: Coming out

By Alec Fields, Torah Editor
June 2, 2015
DENIM: Sophmore Micha Thau dons blue jeans, which boys can now wear.

Finally, Shalhevet welcomes blue jeans

By Alec Fields, Staff Writer
November 28, 2014
CONFLICT: Actor Seth Rogen, left, signed a published advertisement in support of Israel, but Shalhevet parent Fred Toczek said more than 100 others said no. NBA star Dwight Howard, right, tweeted #freepalestine but later apologized.

SUMMER OF WAR: Hollywood, too, was divided

By Alec Fields, Staff Writer
September 18, 2014
Meet Stacey, your new best friend

Meet Stacey, your new best friend

By Alec Fields, Staff Writer
November 19, 2013
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