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  • Mrs. Ferris named 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year
  • Mrs. Melchionne receives 2016-2017 Educational Service Professional Award
  • Mr. Maucione is newest addition to East Rutherford BOE
Becton ‘Grease’ production to star Gatopoulos, Koch

Becton ‘Grease’ production to star Gatopoulos, Koch

Sarah Tawfeek, Staff Writer

Grease, the famous 1978 romantic comedy musical, is being brought to Becton at the beginning of March, and the cast of the play will star Junior Victoria Gatopoulos as Sandy Dumbrowski and Junior Tyler Koch as Danny Zuko. “We’re doing Grease, which is a classic musical and a lot of high schools do it because it’s easy to do,” stated Victoria. “It’s fun,” she added. When discussing...  Read More »

Strauss, Zak & Yoo win awards at January home debate

Strauss, Zak & Yoo win awards at January home debate

Gina Beneduci and Ryan Strauss

At the home tournament this past Friday, Becton’s debate team performed exceptionally, with Seniors Ryan Strauss and Zak Kandiel winning third place and Junior GahYun Yoo being nominated for Best Judge. January 6 was the only home debate tournament this year, and teams from schools all across Bergen County attended. These included River Dell, Leonia, Tenafly and Bergenfield. Seniors Ryan Strauss...  Read More »

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Forensics class to solve mock assault investigation

Forensics class to solve mock assault investigation

Jana Christiano and Jessica Coleman

Science Instructor Mrs. Mackanin, along with her forensics class, is starting off the new year with a project that will mimic a real-life assault investigation. “Students are learning how to solve a crime during an in-depth investigation by studying hair evidence that shows race, gender, and whether or not it is a human’s or animal’s hair,” the science teacher said. They have been working with microscopes in class to study hair, so the students will be using this knowledge to work on the...  Read More »

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Becton BOE Flashback

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 »

Dec 20

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