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New and improved policies and procedures help facilitate productive year

Devyn Di Meola, Editor
October 16, 2014
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As students shake off their summer laziness and prepare themselves for a brand new school year, they also need to adapt to the new rules and regulations enforced by the superintendent, Mrs. Clarke and the principal, Dr. Sforza. Detention policies, new lunch and student-athlete code of conduct procedures,...

Former Becton Teacher Mrs. Clarke Becomes Superintendent

Former Becton Teacher Mrs. Clarke Becomes Superintendent

Renee Kochinski, Feature Editor
October 16, 2014
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After approximately thirty-five years as a Spanish instructor, Mrs. Louise Clarke worked her way up the ranks to become Becton’s first female superintendent. Prior to becoming superintendent, Mrs. Clarke played the role as a lead teacher, a department chairperson and a team leader. She was then...

Becton Welcomes New Principal, Dr. Sforza

Akemi Yara, Staff Writer
October 16, 2014
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As the 2014-2015 school year commences, Becton Regional High School proudly welcomes its new principal, Dr. Dario Sforza. Previously working at Secaucus and Hawthorne High School, Dr. Sforza had many different roles and titles. He taught several science classes, some of which include AP Physics and geophysical...

Environmental Club awarded $1,000

October 8, 2014
Filed under Clubs & Activities, News

Ms. Annitti’s Environmental Club has been awarded $1,000 by the Bergen County Utilities Authority. The club adviser applied for the grant at the conclusion of the 2013-2014 year and attended a ceremony on Oct. 3 where all the grant recipients were presented with an award. “The money will be used...

Mr. Sawyer: New Becton Math Teacher, Department Chairperson

Mr. Sawyer: New Becton Math Teacher, Department Chairperson

Brittany Welsch, Staff Writer
October 6, 2014
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Although Mr. Sawyer, one of Becton’s most recently hired staff members, is still considered new to the building, this math department chairperson is definitely not new to the idea of teaching. "I have a lot of teaching experience, so that part is not hard," Mr. Sawyer said. "I taught high school fo...

Ms. Wagenti, Mr. Guarnieri join Becton Phys. Ed. Dept.

Ms. Wagenti, Mr. Guarnieri join Becton Phys. Ed. Dept.

Sharon Skeahan, Media Editor
October 6, 2014
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  Along with a new horde of freshmen and a fancy new clock tower, Becton welcomes two new physical education teachers to its staff. Ms. Wagenti, the gym teacher for the first half of the day, and Mr. Guarnieri, the gym teacher for the latter half of the day, have joined forces with Ms. O’Driscoll...

Becton students Banca and Cruz host suicide awareness event; Raise $5,000

Becton students Banca and Cruz host suicide awareness event; Raise $5,000

David Stoltz, Staff Writer
October 6, 2014
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Sing into the Sunlight is an annual suicide prevention and awareness benefit concert and festival co-founded by Seniors Faith Banca and Rebecca Cruz. “Rebecca and I both wanted to do something that made a difference, and we realized that suicide is a huge issue that so often goes unnoticed. It...

Former Phys. Ed. Teacher, Ms. Giancaspro, Becomes TOA and Athletic Coordinator

Former Phys. Ed. Teacher, Ms. Giancaspro, Becomes TOA and Athletic Coordinator

Sharon Skeahan, Media Editor
October 6, 2014
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Ms. Annette Giancaspro, a former physical education, health, and driver’s education teacher for close to two decades, has recently been promoted to teacher on assignment as well as athletic coordinator. With her new position, Ms. Giancaspro is required to handle student infractions, disciplinary...

Cyber Safety Assembly Held At Becton

Cyber Safety Assembly Held At Becton

October 6, 2014
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Former detective and member of the National Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, Keith Dunn, visited Becton on Oct. 6 and spoke to the student body regarding cyber safety. The Week of Respect, which is an event that takes place from Oct. 6 to Oct. 10 in all New Jersey schools, is a time where...

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