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NJ Dept. of Ed. recognizes BRHS as ‘model high school’

NJ Dept. of Ed. recognizes BRHS as ‘model high school’

March 2, 2018


Filed under Becton 2017-2018 Highlights, Community, District Goals

The Becton School District is proud to announce that the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) is categorizing Becton Regional High School as a model high school based on the educational institution’s recent academic success and implementation of career-focused programs. Regarding the 2016-2017...

Becton’s first Elective Fair debuts courses, introduces new elective ideas

Becton’s first Elective Fair debuts courses, introduces new elective ideas

Misha Asim and Jenny Marcinkowski

February 12, 2018


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Students at Becton Regional High School were recently given the opportunity to further explore elective classes offered at the high school. An Elective Fair, which was coordinated by Supervisor of Guidance Mr. Caprio as well as the Guidance Department, allowed students to learn more about the vast amount...

Becton’s Anderson commits to Monmouth University, receives full scholarship

Becton’s Anderson commits to Monmouth University, receives full scholarship

Fabiola Gonzalez and Savannah Moorman

December 20, 2017


Filed under Becton 2017-2018 Highlights, Sports

Becton Regional High School's Gregory Anderson has signed to play Division 1 football at Monmouth University. Greg’s decision was based on the football program they offered. “The main thing that made me choose this university was that they have coaches with a great amount of experience on the fi...

Becton Junior Gene Lee earns perfect score on math portion of SAT

Becton Junior Gene Lee earns perfect score on math portion of SAT

December 18, 2017


Filed under Becton 2017-2018 Highlights, Showcase

Becton Junior Gene Lee has earned an 800 on the math portion of the October SAT. “I was surprised. It was actually pretty hard for me,” he said. Gene credits a large portion of his success to an SAT class that he was enrolled in this past summer called Master Klass Academy in Palisades Park. “The...

National Honor Society Ceremony recognizes 14 inductees

National Honor Society Ceremony recognizes 14 inductees

November 17, 2017


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Fourteen students have been inducted into Becton’s National Honor Society during a presentation and induction ceremony on November 14. New members include Catherine Dinapoli, Maya Dobrygowski, Kenny Fernandez, Shanny Flammanc, Charles Flenner, Veronica Hernandez, Savannah Jones, Paige Kruse, Gene...

Becton students help make annual Senior Senior Prom a memorable event

Becton students help make annual Senior Senior Prom a memorable event

Sarah Bourouf, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Becton 2017-2018 Highlights, Community, Showcase

The Becton seniors and East Rutherford senior citizens attended the annual Senior Senior Prom on Thursday, October 26 at the Homewood Suites. The current student resource officer, Mr. David Alberta, along with East Rutherford’s ex-police chief, Mr. Larry Minda, and SAC Counselor Ms. Klamerus were in...

Becton Performing Arts Center dedicated to former teacher Mr. James Williams

Becton Performing Arts Center dedicated to former teacher Mr. James Williams

October 24, 2017


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The Henry P. Becton Performing Arts Center has recently been renamed the James Williams Performing Arts Center in honor of a former teacher, coach and play director who has served the Carlstadt and East Rutherford community for over 40 years. Mr. Williams began his career as a science educator for...

Signage displays keep Becton community digitally informed

Signage displays keep Becton community digitally informed
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Kaya Zawistowski, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Becton 2017-2018 Highlights

One of Becton’s anticipated technological advancements of installing digital signage players outside of the B-PAC, in the media center and in the cafeteria to help relay information to the high school community has recently been completed. According to Mr. Gbaguidi, the District Technology Coordinator,...

Mr. Settembrino raises childhood cancer awareness at Becton

Mr. Settembrino raises childhood cancer awareness at Becton

Jilian Kaszka, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


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With September being National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Mr. Settembrino hosted a fundraiser for the Tomorrows Children’s Fund. All students who donated $2 were permitted to wear at hat to school on Sept. 22 and faculty and staff who donated $5 were able to wear jeans. Also, students and teachers...

Becton administration successfully implements 1:1 Chromebook Roll-Out

Becton administration successfully implements 1:1 Chromebook Roll-Out

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


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Becton’s One-to-One Chromebook Initiative, which launched this past spring with the sophomore and junior classes, has expanded to the entire student body. “We are very happy that the board of education has supported this technology initiative to supply every student with a computer device to use...

Revised attendance policy helps to clarify confusion

Revised attendance policy helps to clarify confusion

Jaylen Nuila, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under Becton 2017-2018 Highlights

Becton's updated attendance policy, which is being introduced starting the 2017-2018 school year, is focusing on decreasing student absences and tardies. “The goal of revising the policy was to increase accountability for students when it comes to managing their own attendance and also realizing...

Supervisor Caputo and staff prep school for generator, update facility

Supervisor Caputo and staff prep school for generator, update facility

Fabrizio Jimenez, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Becton 2017-2018 Highlights

Becton Regional High School will be receiving a brand new $222,000 generator by the end of October. If the high school was to ever lose power, the generator will be able to provide heating and emergency lights to all of the school. Not only that, but the generator will be able to power the computer...

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