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Becton art student, Kruk, is poster contest winner

Becton art student, Kruk, is poster contest winner

April 13, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Becton Sophomore Claudia Kruk has been selected as the winner for the ‘Choose Not to Use’ poster contest, which is sponsored by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office. Online public voting for the contest took place from April 14 to April 19. One could visit www.BCPO.net to cast a vote, and...

Shmoney Team dominates in volleyball

Shmoney Team dominates in volleyball

April 2, 2015
Filed under Student Life

The winners of the 2015 Volleyball Tournament hosted by the junior class are Geraldy Flores, Danyelle Balaskovitz, Terrence Murrell, Tania Castro, and Alex Singharath.

Shmoney Team wins 3 on 3 basketball tournament

Shmoney Team wins 3 on 3 basketball tournament

March 27, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 3 on 3 basketball tournament, which was hosted by Ms. O'Driscoll and the junior class. The winners are seniors Geraldy Flores, Terrence Murrell and Gian Barros.

Senior Faith Banca rewarded for exemplary volunteer service

Senior Faith Banca rewarded for exemplary volunteer service

Devyn Di Meola, Editor
March 17, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Senior Faith Banca has been honored with a Certificate of Excellence from The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards and a President’s Volunteer Service Award. After applying, Becton administration nominated Faith for the national honors this fall in recognition of her passionate community service in...

CEV staff members meet new pop group Fifth Harmony

CEV staff members meet new pop group Fifth Harmony

Brittany Welsch, Staff Writer
February 15, 2015
Filed under A & E, Arts & Entertainment, Hear, Student Life

Starting off as five solo artists from all over the nation on X Factor USA, to being put together into a girl group, the third place takers, Fifth Harmony, are beginning to take the world by storm. At the young age of 17, Camila Cabello makes up one out of the five members of the newly popular girl...

Images club searching for front page artwork

Images club searching for front page artwork

Angela Cheung, Staff Writer
February 11, 2015
Filed under Clubs & Activities, Student Life

The staff of Images magazine is hosting a contest that will allow one student artist or writer to win a 25 dollar gift card of his or her choice. The contest is searching to find aspiring artwork to be displayed on the front cover of the publication. Adviser Mrs. Savincki is looking for a drawing...

Web Page Design classes complete project in a fashion similar to ‘The Apprentice’

Web Page Design classes complete project in a fashion similar to ‘The Apprentice’

January 20, 2015
Filed under Student Life, Teacher Feature

Ms. Annitti’s Web Page Design classes were given the task to redesign websites of existing Becton organizations and events and were assessed in a style that mimics Donald Trump’s hit show The Apprentice. Similar to the television program, students worked in teams under the guidance of a designated...

Becton’s Financial Aid Night informs parents, students about financial assistance

Becton’s Financial Aid Night informs parents, students about financial assistance

Akemi Yara, Staff Writer
January 14, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Financial Aid Night took place in the B-PAC yesterday evening, and the turnout was a success. Approximately 50 parents and students, including the guidance department, attended the event to hear Joseph Roberto, an employee for The Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, explain the process of...

Junior Athlete Amer Hassan swims for Columbia University Youth Team

Junior Athlete Amer Hassan swims for Columbia University Youth Team

Devyn Di Meola, Editor
January 12, 2015
Filed under Student Life

While the ordinary Becton athlete has an affinity for football, wrestling, or baseball, some students stray away from the beaten path. Junior Amer Hassan, for instance, spends his free time swimming for Columbia University. At nine years old, his passion for swimming began to develop through his involvement...

Becton students, staff perform kind act of donating blood

Becton students, staff perform kind act of donating blood

Devyn Di Meola, Editor
December 22, 2014
Filed under Student Life

For many Becton students, the holiday season is more than winter vacation and unwrapping presents; it also a time for generosity. Becton’s Blood Drive on December 17 attracted 88 donors, who contributed one pint each.  Community Blood Services distribute this blood supply to local medical centers...

Journalism class experiences live taping of Good Morning America

Journalism class experiences live taping of Good Morning America

Miranda Febus, Editor
December 19, 2014
Filed under Clubs & Activities, Student Life, Video

Becton’s journalism class attended a field trip to New York City to see a live taping of Good Morning America on December 19. Chaperoned by English teachers Mrs. De Santis and Mrs. Scalera, the group left for the city at six a.m. sharp to beat the morning rush hour. Upon arrival at 6:45 a.m., the...

Web Page Design classes learn to program during ‘Hour of Code’

Web Page Design classes learn to program during ‘Hour of Code’

December 19, 2014
Filed under Student Life

Becton students enrolled in Web Page Design taught by Ms. Annitti participated in "Hour of Code," a global movement, which is meant to introduce millions of students around the world to computer programming. The one-hour introduction to computer science gave students basic knowledge of coding, a skill...

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