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Forensics Case SOLVED!

Breaking News! We have arrested the culprits. Mrs. Mackanin's forensic students have been working for almost a month on the case of the assault of Mrs. Settembrino. Even though this was not an actual assault, students still investigated the offense, interrogated each suspect, and examined evidence to solve the mystery. Around 7:30 a.m. on January 9, 2017, Mrs. Settembrino slipped on a substance and fell and hit her head on the podium in her room. With seven suspects including Mr. Settembrino, M... Read more »

  • Key Club & junior class raise heart disease awareness at Becton
  • Interdisciplinary lesson introduces students to Panamanian culture
  • Mrs. Ferris named 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year
New Horticulture Club introduces students to gardening

New Horticulture Club introduces students to gardening

Patrick Cao, Co-Editor

The Horticultural Club is sprouting into a large group of interested students under the supervision of Science Teacher Mr. D’Alia. The new Becton club was specifically created for students who are interested in learning how to maintain a healthy garden. Mr. D’Alia has been excited with the emergence of this after school activity that is specifically teaching students how to work with their...  Read More »

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Leave replacement, Mr. Frangipane, steps in for Mrs. Munoz

Leave replacement, Mr. Frangipane, steps in for Mrs. Munoz

Cecilia Munoz, Staff Writer

As maternity leave replacement for Mrs. Munoz, the Becton staff welcomes Science Teacher Mr. Frangipane. Already having taught at Vernon Township High School, Mr. Frangipane is very familiar with teaching high school students. The new science teacher attended William Paterson University where he studied biotechnology with a minor in chemistry. Although he did not initially go to college to become a teacher, he later on fell in love with teaching and became an instructor at the high school he...  Read More »

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Generation Entitled: Who’s to blame?

Generation Entitled: Who’s to blame?

We have all had to deal with situations that have made us uncomfortable, but most of us have not only...  Read More »

Breakfast extended to first period?

Breakfast extended to first period?

With rushing around so early in the morning, we believe that students should be able to eat during the first period of school. Between trying to get enough sleep and preparing for the day, students barely have time to make a piece toast. Most schools start between the time of 7:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m., so adolescents are constantly rushing around to get out the door on time. Then, after students arrive at school, they are forced to wait from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. before they get to eat something. E...  Read More »

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Girls’ basketball coaches have high hopes for upcoming season

Girls’ basketball coaches have high hopes for upcoming season

Jessica Coleman, Staff Writer

The Becton Girls' Basketball season has begun and it includes two new coaches, Varsity Basketball Coach Joseph Colombo and Junior-Varsity Basketball Coach Mark Dolaghan. While Coach Colombo has overseen several teams in the past, this is a first for Coach Dolaghan. The new varsity basketball coach has been coaching for fifteen seasons, which...  Read More »

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Mr. Cantatore becomes bowling coach for 2016-2017 season

Mr. Cantatore becomes bowling coach for 2016-2017 season

December 12, 2016

Science Teacher Mr. Cantatore has become the new coach of the Becton Bowling Team, and his main goal...  Read More »

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The student news site of Henry P. Becton Regional High School in East Rutherford, New Jersey
The student news site of Henry P. Becton Regional High School in East Rutherford, New Jersey