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Becton teachers take on physical challenge for charitable events

Becton teachers take on physical challenge for charitable events

Jared Farhat, Staff Writer
February 15, 2015
Filed under Features

Outside of the Becton classroom, many faculty and staff members donate their time for valuable causes. This coming May, English Teacher Mrs. Scalera will run the Mudderella for the first time around. The Mudderella is a five to seven mile course, which includes 12 to 15 obstacles. Participants are...

You have a pet WHAT?

February 12, 2015
Filed under Features

According to LiveScience.com, with 71.1 million households having at least one pet, the most commonly owned ones are dogs and cats. That may not be the case at Becton though. First off, Senior John Cobo’s house is filled with a variety of animals. He currently has two guinea pigs, two dogs, and...

No need to go hungry this Valentine’s Day

No need to go hungry this Valentine’s Day

Klaudia Ryznar, Staff Writer
February 12, 2015
Filed under Features

Valentine’s Day shouldn’t be about how much money people spend on each other but the time they put aside to be with a loved one. As teenagers, we don’t always have a huge amount of money lying around; however, a budget-friendly Valentine’s Day can be just as great and fun-filled. First off,...

Top television programs attract an adolescent audience

Top television programs attract an adolescent audience

Brittany Welsch, Staff Writer
January 13, 2015
Filed under Features

With each new year comes an abundance of television programs, and Becton students are eagerly gearing up for their favorite series to return. After randomly selecting students, 35 percent of adolescents polled are excited for the third season of The Fosters. This popular show is about a young girl, Ca...

Netflix gains popularity around the world as well as at Becton

Netflix gains popularity around the world as well as at Becton

John Rotella, Staff Writer
January 12, 2015
Filed under Features

As of September 2014, Netflix has gained 50 million members in over 40 countries – 36 million in the United States alone – and is now worth over 28 billion dollars. Due to its success, the streaming company has been able to produce its own original programs, such as Emmy Award-winning shows like...

Stephanie Giraldo: Talented junior discovers a love for art

Stephanie Giraldo: Talented junior discovers a love for art

Angela Cheung, Staff Writer
January 12, 2015
Filed under Features

Junior Stephanie Giraldo is one of many Becton’s talented artists. At the age of nine, Stephanie discovered her passion for illustration. She noted, “I never really had many friends in elementary school, so I was kind of lonely. It was during that time period that I discovered my love for art.”...

Becton administration continues to beautify school grounds

Becton administration continues to beautify school grounds

Devyn Di Meola, Editor
December 9, 2014
Filed under Features

Construction at Becton has been finalized for months, but ideas and plans for a more attractive school continue to develop. Following recent internal improvements to the building, including a revitalized science wing and media center, students and faculty currently look forward to further enhancing the...

Becton faculty shares top picks on holiday wish lists

Klaudia Ryznar, Staff Writer
December 2, 2014
Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

Every year students ask one another what they hope to receive for the holidays, but what the Becton faculty wants always remains a question. Curious to know, the Cat’s Eye View staff asked around to see what exactly is at the top of a teacher’s wish list. First off, being that technology has become...

Becton staff and students welcome back math teacher Mrs. Diakos

Becton staff and students welcome back math teacher Mrs. Diakos

Angela Cheung, Staff Writer
November 26, 2014
Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

Mrs. Diakos, previously known as Ms. Filippidis, has returned to Becton on November 19 after taking a maternity leave. “I am happy to be back. I really missed the students,” said Mrs. Diakos. She noted that her return is going to be an adjustment though. Unfamiliar with the new changes at school,...

The Roasted Peanuts wins Speedball Tournament

The Roasted Peanuts wins Speedball Tournament

November 25, 2014
Filed under Features, Student Life

The Roasted Peanuts is the winner of the 2014 Speedball Tournament, which took place on Nov. 21 in the gymnasium. The team is made up of all twelfth graders, and five teams participated in the event. All money raised went toward the junior class whose adviser is Ms. O'Driscoll.

Journalism class visits The Record; sits in on news meeting with Editor Martin Gottlieb

Journalism class visits The Record; sits in on news meeting with Editor Martin Gottlieb

Sharon Skeahan, Media Editor
November 21, 2014
Filed under Features, Student Life

Becton’s journalism class had the opportunity to visit the office of The Record in Woodland Park, New Jersey on Nov. 20. Following the lead of Joe Dziublenski, the Production Copy Editor of the paper, students got a glimpse of a real newsroom and were introduced to many staff positions at the office. The...

Student Council Costume Contest Winners Are Revealed

Student Council Costume Contest Winners Are Revealed

Klaudia Ryznar, Staff Writer
October 31, 2014
Filed under Features, Student Life

Most Creative: Operation, Zoe Rose   Scariest: American Horror Story, John Rotella, Leliah Spruill, Brittany Welsch, Kaity Cruz   Funniest: 3 Amigos, Taylor Gruntfest, Frankie Plescia, Tanya Sanchez   Most Original: Sunmaid Raisins, Devyn DiMeola   Group: Holidays, Junior girls ...

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