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Martzi Hirsch

Martzi Hirsch, Community Editor

Martzi Hirsch, 10th grade, joined the Boiling Point at the end of the first semester during his freshman year. At the end of that year he became Sports Editor, and then went on to becoming Community Editor his sophomore year. Martzi enjoys writing sports and compelling community stories. During his free time, Martzi enjoys playing basketball and other physical activities, being with friends, and listening to music. Besides the Boiling Point, Martzi is a member of Shalhevet’s basketball and flag football teams.

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SPEECH: Eliana Vahedifar, one of two newly elected sophomore representatives to the Fairness Committee, gave her election speech in Room 305 Oct. 24.  This year’s campaign had mostly speeches and no signs or flyers.

New election held for JC grade-level reps after problems with ballots and tally

By Martzi Hirsch, Community Editor
November 27, 2023

In the latest complications to a Shalhevet Just Community election, this year’s Fairness Committee had to send out voting links...

SONG: During Tuesday’s kumzitz, Rabbi Block (standing) told students to find strength in mindfully fulfilling their normal commitments.

With somber song, Shalhevet stops to absorb tragedy in Israel

By Martzi Hirsch, Community Editor
October 13, 2023

On the first day of school after a two-week-long Sukkot break, Shalhevet students and faculty gathered in the gym as one on Oct....

WIN: From left, Coaches Adam Plax, Andrew Schultz, Ryan Coleman and Jena Laolagi with Shalhevet founder Dr. Jerry Friedman, center, holding the championship trophy plaque after the Firehawks won the CIF Southern Regional Championship at a home game in the gym March 7.  Coaches Plax, Schultz and Laolagi all will start new head coaching jobs in area high schools next year.

After Championship win, three coaches are leaving at once to take head coach positions elsewhere

By Martzi Hirsch, Sports Editor
May 29, 2023

  Six weeks after the Firehawks varsity girls team won the CIF Division IV state basketball championship, three out of...

BOLD: Freshman Sam Jacobson, left, makes a move against senior Alon Keiter in the chess club’s championship match April 24.

Keiter defeats Jacobson in fast-moving school chess championship

By Martzi Hirsch, Sports Editor
May 18, 2023

Senior Alon Keiter defeated freshman Sam Jacobson to defend his title as champion in Shalhevet’s annual Chess Tournament April...

OPENING: Three simultaneous chess matches were held March 13 during lunch as part of the first round of this years Chess Club tournament. Confetti was left over from a celebration of the Girls Basketball team CIF win.

Freshmen step up as Chess Club gets more members and attention

By Martzi Hirsch, 9th Grade
April 23, 2023

With what looks like a bright future, this year’s intramural chess tournament has been full of great matches and great upsets...

YOUNG: With no juniors present because of the 11th grade Chesed Trip, Shalhevet lost to Milken 3-0 on December Dec. 8. Due to this members of the team were forced to play new positions, to account for the five juniors away. Pictured above is the soccer team on Dec. 19, when juniors were also absent.

Can a loss be a win? Soccer team thinks so

By Martzi Hirsch, 9th Grade
January 29, 2023

Despite their 3-0 loss to Milken Dec. 8, Firehawk soccer coach Armando Gutierrez would go as far to say that to him, Shalhevet...

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