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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...

Upcoming Girls Helping Girls fundraisers focus on women, children

Upcoming Girls Helping Girls fundraisers focus on women, children

Samantha Saez, Staff Writer
December 16, 2015
Filed under News

The Becton Girls Helping Girls Club is already underway with new fundraising ideas for the second half of the school year.  “For the month of January, if approved by the Board of Education, we will be collecting gently used handbags filled with toiletries for a local women’s and children’s...

Becton staff, students raise close to $1,000 for Childhood Cancer Awareness

Becton staff, students raise close to $1,000 for Childhood Cancer Awareness

Aneta Ostasz, Staff Writer
October 7, 2015
Filed under Clubs & Activities, News

          In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Becton staff and students held several fundraisers to help donate to a valuable cause. The biggest and most successful fundraiser that was held at Becton was the Jean Day and Hats Off to Childhood Cancer...

Becton cafeteria displays The Clothesline Project

Becton cafeteria displays The Clothesline Project

April 24, 2015
Filed under Clubs & Activities

On April 16, 2015, the Becton cafeteria housed numerous clotheslines, which displayed t-shirts designed by women who were once victims of violence. The purpose of the project is to address the issue of violence and encourage victims, who can be both male or female, to speak out and seek help. The...

GHG members prepare meals for the less fortunate

GHG members prepare meals for the less fortunate

Devyn Di Meola, Editor
April 23, 2015
Filed under Clubs & Activities

A handful of Becton's Girls Helping Girls members donated their time, effort, and cooking skills for a good cause on Friday, April 17. The girls spent their morning volunteering at Meals With A Mission in Garfield. GHG members assisted the volunteer team with tasks like chopping onions, shredding...

GHG empowers females through fundraisers, field trips & informational meetings

Brittany Welsch, Staff Writer
March 12, 2015
Filed under Clubs & Activities

English Teacher Mrs. De Santis and moderator for Girls Helping Girls has an abundance of upcoming events for the remainder of the school year, starting this month with Becca’s Closet. Started by a Florida student, Rebecca Kirtman, the fundraiser has made its way to New Jersey and was introduced to...

Girls Helping Girls January meeting informs its members about dating violence

Girls Helping Girls January meeting informs its members about dating violence

Yomarie Llanos, Staff Writer
January 12, 2015
Filed under Clubs & Activities

This past Wednesday, the Girls Helping Girls club welcomed Caitlyn Eckert from Healing Space, a sexual violence resource center located at the YWCA in Bergen County, who informed the girls about the dangers and facts regarding dating violence. The speaker noted that teen dating violence is a pattern...

Girls Helping Girls hosts holiday toy drive

Girls Helping Girls hosts holiday toy drive

December 19, 2014
Filed under Clubs & Activities

The Girls Helping Girls Club has collected approximately 80 new toys for the children at Newark Beth Israel Hospital. Mrs. De Santis would like to thank all administration, faculty, staff and students who donated toys to help make the childrens' holiday season a little brighter.

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