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Class of 2017 Valedictorian: Amber Jordan

Class of 2017 Valedictorian: Amber Jordan

Matthew Krieger, Staff Writer
June 14, 2017
Filed under Showcase

Ending the year off strong is a goal for many Becton students, but to senior Amber Jordan, this goal started at the beginning of her freshman year and carried on until the last day of high school. After four years of working hard, Amber has earned the status of Class of 2017 Valedictorian. With her...

Class of 2017 Salutatorian: Ryan Strauss

Class of 2017 Salutatorian: Ryan Strauss

Savannah Jones, Co-Editor
June 14, 2017
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As Class of 2017 Salutatorian, Ryan Strauss has maintained a strong 3.9 grade point average, and with his senior year coming to a close, the salutatorian is taking time to reflect on his four years at Becton. “I’m really going to miss my friends and debate,” Ryan said. Ryan has always managed...

Senior award recipients honored at annual ceremony

Senior award recipients honored at annual ceremony

June 7, 2017
Filed under Showcase

Congratulations to the 2017 senior award recipients, and thank you to all the donors who make these scholarships possible. List of Awards: Becton Board of Education Valedictorian & Salutatorian Awards Hildegarde & Eleanor Heinrich Scholarship James Cassella Student Athlete Award The Water Store "Strive fo...

Senior Class President Zak Kandiel reflects on high school career

Senior Class President Zak Kandiel reflects on high school career

Cecilia Munoz, Staff Writer
June 2, 2017
Filed under News

Becton’s senior class president, Zak Kandiel, is currently taking a look back on his high school years as he prepares for his graduation speech on June 19. “[In my speech] I will incorporate a reflection of the Class of 2017 and how we’ve changed from freshmen to seniors,” said Zak. The...

The Class of 2017 Post-Graduate Plans

The Class of 2017 Post-Graduate Plans

June 2, 2017
Filed under Cat's Eye View Announcement

STUDENT SCHOOL ACANFORA, CATELLO New Jersey Institute of Technology ALBER, JOHN Undecided ALCANTARA, BRYAN Bergen Community College ALMEIDA, SABRYNA New York Institute of Technology ANDERSON, TAMIA Ramapo College of New Jersey ARENDAS, CRYSTAL Bergen Community College ARGENTO, ANTHONY M...

Senior Beneduci places second in art contest

Senior Beneduci places second in art contest

Patrick Cao, Co-Editor
May 8, 2017
Filed under News

Senior Gina Beneduci placed second in the Congressional Art Competition with her pastel drawing of Blink-182’s drummer, Travis Barker. The Congressional Art Competition began in 1982 in order to offer an opportunity for members of Congress to view and judge the artistic talents of young participating...

Senior Soler donates 83 care packages to homeless

Senior Soler donates 83 care packages to homeless

Vicky Cruz and Simran Kaur
January 15, 2017
Filed under Clubs & Activities, Student Life

During the holiday season, Senior Taina Soler led a project, which involved creating care packages for the homeless and donating them to the Palisades Emergency Residence Corporation because she liked the fact that this specific shelter keeps families together rather than separating them. With numerous...

Strauss, Kandiel & Yoo win awards at January home debate

Strauss, Kandiel & Yoo win awards at January home debate

Gina Beneduci and Ryan Strauss
January 13, 2017
Filed under News

At the home tournament this past Friday, Becton’s debate team performed exceptionally, with Seniors Ryan Strauss and Zak Kandiel winning third place and Junior GaHyun Yoo being nominated for Best Judge. January 6 was the only home debate tournament this year, and teams from schools all across Bergen...

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...

Project Graduation Committee to host Night of the Becton Bands fundraiser

Project Graduation Committee to host Night of the Becton Bands fundraiser

Patrick Cao and Sabryna Almeida
November 14, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

Becton Regional High School's Project Graduation Committee will be hosting a Night of the Becton Bands at the East Rutherford Civic Center on November 23, 2016. Organized by the parent committee, the whole event will consist of great music from bands such as Joshua Novello’s Happenstance, Michael...

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