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Becton’s Horticulture Club visits New York’s Botanical Garden

Becton’s Horticulture Club visits New York’s Botanical Garden

Patrick Cao, Co-Editor
May 31, 2017
Filed under Clubs & Activities

Becton’s Horticulture Club visited the New York Botanical Garden, which is located in the Bronx this past Wednesday. “The tour guide gave us some really interesting information when we were on the trip. He mostly talked about the usefulness of herbs and their healthful benefits,” said Horticulture...

Coach Carr notes ‘concrete improvement’ at Penn Model Congress

Coach Carr notes ‘concrete improvement’ at Penn Model Congress

Ryan Strauss and Gina Beneduci
April 7, 2017
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A select few members of the Becton Debate Team just returned from Penn Model Congress after a successful conference, which took place at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Students was responsible for writing a bill whose policies and subject area pertained to the committee that they...

Becton students volunteer at 19th Annual Teddy Bear Party

Becton students volunteer at 19th Annual Teddy Bear Party

Jessica Coleman and Jana Christiano
March 31, 2017
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Art Instructor and NHS Advisor Mrs. Colangelo, along with the National Honor Society members, peer leaders and art students attended the Valley Home Care Annual Teddy Bear Party at Bergen Community College this past month to volunteer to help terminally ill children. There were several events for the children t...

Gaming Club added to Becton’s extracurricular activities

Gaming Club added to Becton’s extracurricular activities

Sabryna Almeida and Anthony Cioce
February 28, 2017
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The Becton Administration and Board of Education has recently added a Gaming Club to the list of high school extracurricular activities as a way for students to engage in gaming skills during their lunch time. Students will be given the opportunity to meet on B and D days in Room 220 to play games...

Images Magazine Cover Design Contest

Images Magazine Cover Design Contest

February 8, 2017
Filed under Clubs & Activities

Winner receives a gift card of choice! Final design due March 30th See Mrs. Savincki in room 112 if you have any questions. Requirements: -artwork no smaller than 9" x 12" - must show contrast and be completed -can be done in paint, pencil, pen, computer art, etc. - cannot be copied -...

Senior Soler donates 83 care packages to homeless

Senior Soler donates 83 care packages to homeless

Vicky Cruz and Simran Kaur
January 15, 2017
Filed under Clubs & Activities, Student Life

During the holiday season, Senior Taina Soler led a project, which involved creating care packages for the homeless and donating them to the Palisades Emergency Residence Corporation because she liked the fact that this specific shelter keeps families together rather than separating them. With numerous...

Becton Key Club raises hundreds for Unicef; receives banner recognition

Becton Key Club raises hundreds for Unicef; receives banner recognition

Sarah Tawfeek, Staff Writer
December 8, 2016
Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights, Clubs & Activities

Becton’s Key Club hosted a fundraiser this past fall and raised five hundred and twenty-seven dollars for Unicef. Participants of the fundraiser were to use boxes provided by Unicef to ask family members and friends for donations over a period of about one week, and the participation of Becton’s...

Health Class Newsletter Winners

Health Class Newsletter Winners

November 7, 2016
Filed under Clubs & Activities

The winners for the best newsletter for Ms. O' Driscoll's health class are Freshmen Joseph Spadavecchia and Alyssa Sutter!  ...

Senior-Senior Prom

Senior-Senior Prom

October 10, 2016
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Robotics Club continues to expose students to world of programming language

Robotics Club continues to expose students to world of programming language

Simran Kaur, Staff Writer
October 10, 2016
Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights, Clubs & Activities

Due to an ongoing interest from Becton students, Science Teacher Mrs.Mackanin and Math and Science Department Chairperson Mr. Sawyer are bringing back the Robotics Club for the third consecutive year. This past September, the club adviser, Mrs. Mackanin, held the first informational meeting and 20...

Mrs. Gatto makes learning fun with ‘Gatsby Day’

Mrs. Gatto makes learning fun with ‘Gatsby Day’

Taina Soler, Staff Writer
October 6, 2016
Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights, Clubs & Activities

Becton Regional High School English Teacher Mrs. Gatto has organized the school’s first ever ‘Gatsby Day’ for all students in her senior classes on October 6. The purpose of this day is to allow students to gain knowledge of the book by using fun tactics as well as give them an opportunity to gain...

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