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Becton named Top 100 Best School Districts in the state of NJ

Becton named Top 100 Best School Districts in the state of NJ

September 28, 2015
Filed under Community, News

The Becton Regional High School Community is proud to announce that the Carlstadt-East Rutherford Regional High School District has been voted one of the 100 Best School Districts in the state of New Jersey. Niche, a company founded by a Carnegie Mellon University student, ranks school districts based ...

NHS helps keep Carlstadt clean

NHS helps keep Carlstadt clean

Jamie Scangarella, Staff Writer
April 24, 2015
Filed under Clubs & Activities, Community

On April 22, the National Honor Society celebrated Earth Day by helping the Carlstadt community clean up and beautify  Carlstadt Public School and the Lindbergh Field area. The students got dirty raking leaves and pulling weeds to make space for more flowers and bushes to grow along the fence near...

Marallano, Kruk win Art Beautification Contest

Marallano, Kruk win Art Beautification Contest

Angela Cheung, Staff Writer
April 22, 2015
Filed under Community, Student Life

The Art Beautification Committee is a volunteer organization that preserves the beauty of the town of East Rutherford by performing activities such as planting trees and flowers or providing paintings for local areas. The committee of the Art Beautification Contest selected two winners from both Becton...

Carlstadt ranks among the top environmentally friendly towns in NJ

Carlstadt ranks among the top environmentally friendly towns in NJ

David Stoltz, Staff Writer
March 10, 2015
Filed under Community, News

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has just released the recycling tonnage grants figures for 2012, and Carlstadt ranked among the top five towns in the entire state and second in Bergen County for its amount of recycling tonnage. In 2012 alone, the Borough of Carlstadt received...

Art Contest

February 3, 2015
Filed under Community

Children's Lane, a small park on Madison Street in East Rutherford, is in need of new artwork. Enter a sketch of something children would enjoy to see in their park by 2/25/15. Two sketches will be chosen, and the winners will get the opportunity to paint their creation on a piece of fence which will...

Becton’s Twitter feed continues to enhance community outreach

Becton’s Twitter feed continues to enhance community outreach

Devyn Di Meola, Editor
December 22, 2014
Filed under Community

In a society of online posts, Instagram likes, and constant technology updates, the Becton staff has recently expanded its forms of communication to social media, namely Twitter.  Under the management of Media Specialist Ms. Vaccaro, the Becton Twitter accounts serve as news outlets for all aspects...

Local libraries host activities for community members

Local libraries host activities for community members

Miranda Febus, Editor
November 25, 2014
Filed under Community

The William E. Dermody Free Library in Carlstadt has several events coming up: Story time occurs every Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. for newborns up until four years old. Craft time is weekly as well at 3:30 p.m. Bell ornament crafts is on December 3, holiday tree crafts is on December 10, and...

Eighth Grade Shadow Day highlights key features; changes made to agenda are a success

Renee Kochinski, Feature Editor
November 4, 2014
Filed under Community, News

Shadow Day, which took place on Oct. 28 and Oct. 30, was a major success despite having completely changed the agenda from previous years. In the past, the eighth graders would follow assigned students to each class as an introduction to the high school setting. The decision to change the style was...

Senior-Senior Prom gets positive reviews

Senior-Senior Prom gets positive reviews

Miranda Febus, Editor
October 9, 2014
Filed under Clubs & Activities, Community, Features

Becton’s Senior-Senior Prom held at the Hilton Homewood Suites was a huge success. Many voluntary members of the graduating class were accompanied by National Honor Society members to volunteer at the dance. Patsy Rose, a local senior citizen noted that this year’s dance was especially fun...

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