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Mr. Moore reflects on those graduating from the music program

Mr. Moore reflects on those graduating from the music program

Jilian Kaszka, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018


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Mr. Moore, the music teacher and band director at Becton Regional High School, is sadly saying goodbye to more than a dozen talented seniors this year. This past May, students enrolled in the music program carried out their final performance on the JW-PAC stage. “Their hard work and leadership roles...

Senior Collette takes initiative to promote physical and mental well-being

Senior Collette takes initiative to promote physical and mental well-being

Kaya Zawistowski, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


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Senior Rebecca Collette, who is concluding a full-year Career Exploration Internship with Bergen’s Promise, a designated Care Management Organization for children, adolescents and young adults, collaborated with several Girls Helping Girls members to create a project that helps raise awareness on a...

Kaszka, Koch wrap up 4-year theater career at Becton

Kaszka, Koch wrap up 4-year theater career at Becton

Jilian Kaszka, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


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Becton’s Theatre Arts Club performed Ken Ludwig’s Midsummer Jersey in the JW-PAC on April 27 and 28, and leads of the play, Lauren Kaszka and Tyler Koch, feel ‘bittersweet’ in regard to completing their last school production. Under the direction of Ms. Connie Avila and Ms. Jackie Galella,...

Becton’s Robotics Club places first at SBJC Innovation Fair

Becton’s Robotics Club places first at SBJC Innovation Fair

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


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Becton Regional High School’s Robotics Club had its first victory of the year at the South Bergen Jointure Robotics Innovation Fair held on April 25 in the Becton gymnasium. “It felt great to host this event,” stated Superintendent Mrs. Clarke who volunteered BRHS to be the location for the...

Mrs. Gatto & GHG members help BRHS ‘Light It Up Blue’

Mrs. Gatto & GHG members help BRHS ‘Light It Up Blue’

April 27, 2018


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English Teacher Mrs. Gatto, with the help of the Girls Helping Girls Club, has raised $200 this month to help promote autism awareness and support further research. All money collected will be donated to Autism Speaks whose mission is to “promote solutions...for the needs of individuals with autism...

Girls Helping Girls members focus on mental health awareness

Girls Helping Girls members focus on mental health awareness

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


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An advocate for mental health, Mr. Sean Campbell, educated Becton’s Girls Helping Girls members on topics such as maintaining a healthy mental status and overcoming the stigma that is often associated with mental illness on March 23. “I want us to think about what is possible when we embrace mental...

Becton Debate Team successfully participates in Penn Model Congress

Becton Debate Team successfully participates in Penn Model Congress

Sarah Bourouf, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


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The Becton Debate Team visited the University of Pennsylvania to compete against 600 students from over 40 schools at its twenty-first high school conference from March 22 to 25. During the conference, all three Becton seniors had their bills pass out of the committee, and Freshman Blaze Grabowski...

Images Magazine Cover Design Contest

Images Magazine Cover Design Contest

February 12, 2018


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The final design for the art and literary magazine cover is due no later than April 15. The winner will receive a gift card of choice. Requirements: -artwork no smaller than 9" x 12" - must show contrast and be completed -can be done on the computer or finished off in Sharpie - cannot be copied - does no...

‘Slow but steady’ wins the debate

‘Slow but steady’ wins the debate

Maya Dobrygowski, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


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The Becton Debate team is currently making “slow but steady progress” five debates into the school year, according to Debate Coach Mr. Carr. Just two weeks ago, Becton hosted a debate with several other high schools in attendance including Leonia, River Dell, Ridgefield Park, Bergenfield, Wood-Ridge,...

Junior Zuwatsky to play her ukulele at spring concert

Junior Zuwatsky to play her ukulele at spring concert

Noelia Moore and Kasley Alexander

January 29, 2018


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Junior Beth Zuwatsky can be spotted around the halls with her ukulele, which she practices on a weekly basis. Beth was inspired to play the “mini guitar” at age eleven when her family took her to Hawaii, and while on vacation, she watched a show that featured the instrument and remembers thinking...

Becton Prom to take place May 31

Becton Prom to take place May 31

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

January 2, 2018


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Becton Regional High School’s 2017-2018 Junior/Senior Prom will be taking place at The Tides Estate in North Haledon on May 31. The theme of this year's event will be An Enchanted Evening. Ms. O’Driscoll, the prom committee adviser, continues to fundraise with the junior class to help bring do...

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