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Seventeen students inducted into World Language Honor Society

Seventeen students inducted into World Language Honor Society

Jana Christiano, Staff Writer
June 6, 2017
Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights

Student inductees enrolled in Becton’s Italian and Spanish classes along with their families were formally invited to the World Language Honor Society Induction Ceremony on May 24. To be inducted into such a prestigious society, one needs at least a 90 average in a language course and a minimum...

Journalism I & II classes experience live taping of GMA

Journalism I & II classes experience live taping of GMA

Gina Beneduci and Ryan Strauss
May 8, 2017
Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights

On Friday, May 5, Becton’s own Cat’s Eye View team took a trip to Good Morning America Studios in Times Square to be a part of the live studio audience. The trip was chaperoned by English teachers Mrs. De Santis and Mrs. Scalera. Good Morning America is a morning news television show that airs on...

Becton graduation rate climbs nearly 14% in past 2 years

Becton graduation rate climbs nearly 14% in past 2 years

March 22, 2017
Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights, News

The Henry P. Becton Regional High School administration and staff is proud to announce that the high school’s adjusted cohort graduation rate has significantly increased for the second consecutive year reaching 92.81 percent in 2015 and rising to 97.5 percent in 2016. The adjusted cohort graduation...

Key Club & junior class raise heart disease awareness at Becton

Key Club & junior class raise heart disease awareness at Becton

Matthew Krieger, Staff Writer
February 8, 2017
Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights

Key Club Adviser Mrs. Bonanno and Junior Class Adviser Ms. O’Driscoll paired with the American Heart Association to create a fundraiser campaign to raise awareness for heart disease. By allowing faculty and staff to wear jeans and a red shirt and students to wear hats for a small donation, both clubs...

New Horticulture Club introduces students to gardening

New Horticulture Club introduces students to gardening

Patrick Cao, Co-Editor
February 8, 2017
Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights

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...

Interdisciplinary lesson introduces students to Panamanian culture

Interdisciplinary lesson introduces students to Panamanian culture

February 3, 2017
Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights, Teacher Feature, Uncategorized

Spanish Teacher Ms. Ruiz and Art Teacher Ms. Savincki co-taught a lesson about Molas from Panama, Central America to both their Spanish 2 and Art Experiences classes respectively on February 2 and 3. Ms. Ruiz discussed the culture and origin of the molas from the Kuna tribe.  She also shared some...

Mrs. Ferris named 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Ferris named 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year

Taina Soler and Brianna Peraino
January 13, 2017
Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights, Teacher Feature

Mathematics Instructor Mrs. Ferris has earned recognition as Becton’s 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Ferris has been teaching all levels of calculus and supplemental math and advising the senior class since the inception of her career. The Teacher of the Year is awarded to an instructor that...

Mrs. Melchionne receives 2016-2017 Educational Service Professional Award

Mrs. Melchionne receives 2016-2017 Educational Service Professional Award

Patrick Cao, Co-Editor
January 13, 2017
Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights, Teacher Feature

Paraprofessional Mrs. Melchionne has earned the 2016-2017 Educational Service Professional Award for her hard work at Becton Regional High School. Mrs. Melchionne, who has worked at Becton for nine years, stated that she is ecstatic over winning the award, while knowing that her fellow colleagues...

Becton football wraps up season with winning record

Becton football wraps up season with winning record

Patrick Cao, Co-Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights, Fall Sports

The Henry P. Becton Regional High School Football Team has completed a successful season with a record made up of seven wins and three losses, and Head Coach John Maher has also received the Coach of the Year Award for effectively guiding his team to victory. Moreover, the talented Becton ath...

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...

Twenty-five Becton students inducted into National Honor Society

Twenty-five Becton students inducted into National Honor Society

Cecilia Munoz and Jana Christiano
December 8, 2016
Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights, Showcase

The Becton Regional High School administration awarded their high-achieving students for their consistent display of scholarship, leadership, service, and character on November 17 at an annual National Honor Society Induction Ceremony. Being accepted into this honor society requires a student to ...

Becton student Luke Maffia earns perfect ELA PARCC score

Becton student Luke Maffia earns perfect ELA PARCC score

Jana Christiano, Staff Writer
November 8, 2016
Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights

The Becton Regional High School Administration is very happy to announce that Junior Luke Maffia earned a perfect score of 850 points on the English Language Arts Literacy section of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) during the 2015-2016 school year. Luke ...

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