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Peer Leadership Program continues to promote kindness, unity

Peer Leadership Program continues to promote kindness, unity

Victoria Cruz, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
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Student Assistance Counselor Ms. Klamerus is proud to announce that the peer leadership program, which is a student-driven organization, will be returning to Becton . This program is geared toward juniors and seniors looking to promote kindness and unity and take an active role in becoming a leader...

New members & strong wins for Becton Debate

New members & strong wins for Becton Debate

Ryan Strauss, Staff Writer
November 8, 2016
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Becton’s debate team began this year on a strong note, solidifying its place as one of the Bergen County Debate League’s strongest teams. Seniors Ryan Strauss and Zak Kandiel brought home individual speaking awards in the first tournament of the year and later went on to win first place at the second...

Journalism I & II students attend GSSPA Fall Press Day

Journalism I & II students attend GSSPA Fall Press Day

Patrick Cao, Co-Editor
October 27, 2016
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The Becton Journalism I and II students visited Rutgers University in New Brunswick for the Garden State Scholastic Press Association’s Fall Student Press Day on October 24. GSSPA, which offers resources and support for high school journalism students and advisers, scheduled numerous informational...

Becton’s Career Exploration Internship Program triples in size

Becton’s Career Exploration Internship Program triples in size

Ryan Strauss, Staff Writer
October 11, 2016
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High school is a time for learning and exploring areas of interest, and Becton’s CEIP (Career Exploration Internship Program) is working with nearby places of employment to help students fulfill this goal.  The Internship Program, which was made possible by Principal Dr. Sforza and Career and Technology...

BRHS welcomes Ms. Prinzo as new moderator of GHG

BRHS welcomes Ms. Prinzo as new moderator of GHG

Cecilia Munoz, Staff Writer
October 4, 2016
Filed under Clubs & Activities, News

The Girls Helping Girls Club eagerly welcomes a new moderator, English Teacher Ms. Prinzo, for the 2016-2017 school year. “I really love the idea of this club because it promotes positive interactions between girls,” said Ms. Prinzo. Ms. Klamerus, a Becton Special Education Teacher and Student...

Becton banners to promote pride and positivity

Becton banners to promote pride and positivity

Sarah Tawfeek, Staff Writer
September 20, 2016
Filed under News

New to Henry P. Becton Regional High School is the arrival of life-size school banners. Made possible by the school administration and staff, these ‘Becton billboards’ are meant to instill a sense of pride within the high school. "When students enter our building every day, we want them to be...

Culinary III Pro-Start Program added to family and consumer science curriculum

Culinary III Pro-Start Program added to family and consumer science curriculum

Patrick Cao, Co-Editor
September 20, 2016
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Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Mrs. Marut is looking forward to teaching a new Culinary III Pro-Start Program at Becton. The course was designed to introduce students to background knowledge regarding food safety, restaurant management, manufacturing foods, recipe development and working with...

English instructor, Mr. Schaefer, to act as Mrs. Lonergan’s maternity leave replacement

English instructor, Mr. Schaefer, to act as Mrs. Lonergan’s maternity leave replacement

Victoria Gatopoulos, Staff Writer
September 18, 2016
Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights, News

Due to the recent birth of English Teacher Mrs. Lonergan’s son, Becton has welcomed a new face to the faculty for the duration of her maternity leave. Mr. Schaefer will be taking over her classes for the first half of the 2016-17 school year. A teacher of over 25 years, he will surely fit right into...

Physics Classes Head to Six Flags for Field Trip

Physics Classes Head to Six Flags for Field Trip

Patrick Cao, Staff Writer
June 3, 2016
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Henry P. Becton’s High School’s Junior Physics classes took an adventurous trip to Six Flags Great Adventure Amusement Park on May 13th, 2016. The trip was conducted by physics teacher Mr. Cantatore, along with chaperones of teachers and parents; the Junior physics class had enjoyed a blast ...

Seniors Decide on College of Choice

Seniors Decide on College of Choice

Kaya Zawistowski, Staff Writer
June 3, 2016
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As the school year starts coming to an end, Seniors are tasked with the responsibility of picking their college of choice. Liya Kowlessar, although undecided on a major or career, is going to Bergen Community College. Like most, she is most excited about being out of high school. “Becton has prepared ...

Becton High School Celebrates Prom 2016

Becton High School Celebrates Prom 2016

Julio Rodriguez, Staff Writer
June 3, 2016
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Prom is happening at Becton Regional High School and many people are very very excited about it. Prom will be held June 2, 2016 at The Brownstone in Paterson NJ for the Junior and Senior class. The Brownstone, owned by Ex “Real Housewife of New Jersey” Caroline Manzo’s husband Albert, is a historic...

Becton Students Reflect on Spring Break

Becton Students Reflect on Spring Break

Catherine Dinapoli, Staff Writer
May 1, 2016
Filed under News, Student Life

The annual week-long spring break from Becton has left many feeling refreshed and ready to work, with stories to tell and memories to share. The break lasted from April 11th to April 15th, allowing both students and staff a rejuvenating respite from the pressures of school. Many students used their...

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