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Career exploration interns receive special recognition at ceremony

Career exploration interns receive special recognition at ceremony

June 8, 2017
Filed under Showcase

A Career Exploration Internship Program Final Presentation and Ceremony was held in the Becton Media Center on June 7. Ms. Annitti, the Career Exploration Coordinator, began the evening by thanking everyone involved in the program for his or her continuous support, especially the business partners...

Summertime and the living ISN’T easy

Summertime and the living ISN’T easy

Jana Christiano and Jessica Coleman
May 31, 2017
Filed under Teacher Feature

With summer right around the corner, many students are left scrambling for jobs while faculty and staff take the time to reflect on the days when they used to work during the hot days of July and August just for some spending money. The principal of Becton Regional High School, Dr. Sforza, took 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...

Becton administration begins to implement One-to-One Chromebook Initiative

Becton administration begins to implement One-to-One Chromebook Initiative

Savannah Jones and Sarah Tawfeek
March 7, 2017
Filed under Top Stories

Henry P. Becton Regional High School sophomores and juniors have been given the tremendous opportunity to further utilize technology in the classroom due to the One-to-One Chromebook Initiative put into place by the administration and Board of Education. As of today, well over 60 percent of the two...

Jersey Mike’s Sub Shop raises close to $5,000 for BRHS

Jersey Mike’s Sub Shop raises close to $5,000 for BRHS

Taina Soler, Staff Writer
November 8, 2016
Filed under Community

Just last month, a new local business called Jersey Mike's Sub Shop offered to partner with Becton Regional High School to raise money for the school. After selling approximately 2,300 sandwiches, almost 5,000 dollars has been donated to BRHS. “The owners are very generous for partnering with us,...

Becton faculty prepares for Level 1 Google Certification

Becton faculty prepares for Level 1 Google Certification

October 17, 2016
Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights, Showcase, Technology

As part of a Technology Initiative, the Becton Regional High School administration, members of the Becton Google Team and Media Specialist Ms. Vaccaro designed and coordinated a Google Training workshop for all faculty on October 10 and 11. On the first day of the professional development, Google...

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
Filed under News

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...

Technology initiative well under way at Becton

Technology initiative well under way at Becton

Matthew Krieger, Co-Editor
September 21, 2016
Filed under Technology

Since the current society has become so dependent on digital forms of communication, Becton Regional High School Principal Dr. Sforza has decided to embrace this digital outlook and implement technological innovations into the student body’s everyday learning. This transition into the digital realm...

Google Classroom gains popularity at Becton

Google Classroom gains popularity at Becton

Cecilia Munoz, Staff Writer
September 21, 2016
Filed under Technology

Due to the great interaction it allows between students and teachers, a blended learning platform by Google known as Google Classroom has caught the eye of many different educational institutions including our own. During the first week of school, Media Specialist Ms. Vaccaro created a Google Classroom...

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...

BRHS graduation rate climbs by 9.2 %

BRHS graduation rate climbs by 9.2 %

March 16, 2016
Filed under Community, News

With a 92.81 adjusted cohort graduation rate in 2015, Henry P. Becton Regional High School has seen a record-breaking 9.2 percent increase. The adjusted cohort graduation rate, which is monitored by the Department of Education (DOE), can be translated into the number of students who started high school...

Becton diversity ranks within top 12% in NJ, 5% in USA

Becton diversity ranks within top 12% in NJ, 5% in USA

Aneta Ostasz and Brandon Zambrano
December 18, 2015
Filed under Showcase

In a recent poll conducted by Niche.com, an evaluation system founded by a Carnegie Mellon student, Henry P. Becton Regional High School has placed within the top 12 percent of most diverse schools in New Jersey and within the top 5 percent of most diverse high schools in the United States. Founded in...

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