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Becton senior, Jaime Sanchez-Cordero, attends an Autism Awareness Parade, with his family, in the Dominican Republic.

The Importance of Autism Awareness

June 8, 2021

Autism doesn't mean one is strange or incapable. People on the spectrum simply look at the world through a different lense that makes them unique, yet they are still the same as typical people. It is important...

Musician Harry Styles wears a dress on the cover of Vogue causing a great debate across social media.

Editorial: ‘What’s so wrong about a man in a dress?’: Gender Identity in the classroom and on the cover of Vogue. 

Aurora Marin, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

Harry Styles, a former member of One Direction, received backlash after posting to Instagram pictures from a Vogue photoshoot in which he donned a black-lined ruffled dress. A vast number of internet users,...

Environmental Club Feature: Pollution in New Jersey: how it affects us and our environment 

Julia Kaleta, Staff: Issues, Politics & Business December 21, 2020

What is air pollution, and how does it affect us?  Air pollution can come from power plants, factories, motor vehicles, and many other sources. The pollutants that contribute to air pollution are...

Mrs. Sanchez teaches Spanish 4 Honors during the 2020-2021 school year.

Celebrating Hispanic Culture at Becton

Jamie Sanchez November 9, 2020

Every year, National Hispanic Heritage Month takes place from September 15 to October 15 in the United States, celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors’...

Senior Jenny Marcinkowski Wins Debate Award and Essay Contest

Jenny Marcinkowski Dominates: Senior Wins Debate Award and Essay Contest

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief January 22, 2020

With college quickly approaching for the upperclassmen at Becton, Senior Jenny Marcinkowski has been making sure to dominate her extracurriculars this month. The senior recently won the VFW Voice of Democracy...

Lead by Senior Dylan Valenzuela, The Becton Robotics team Competes.

Senior Dylan Valenzuela Reflects on his Time as Team Leader of Robotics

Jenny Marcinkowski, Lead Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs January 22, 2020

Senior Dylan Valenzuela has been chosen for a January student spotlight due to his dedication to the Becton’s robotics team. Dylan has been a member of the team for the last two years and has held the...

Students practice their moves for Getcha Head in the Game from High School Musical: On Stage!

High Hopes For High School Musical Play

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief January 14, 2020

  UPDATE: Purchase Tickets to High School Musical: On Stage! from TicketLeap Becton’s Theater Arts Department is setting the stage for its upcoming production of High School Musical: On...

The female teacher & staff compete with the seniors in a tug-of-war.

Becton’s (Holiday) Spirit Week was Merry & Bright

Sarah Oehlmann and Jenny Marcinkowski January 9, 2020

Becton’s annual holiday spirit week was full of festivities including hallway decorating, the pep rally, and dress-up days. Students worked on the hallways from the 9th to the 16th, each hallway with...

The Environmental Club shows off their hard work after cleaning up Becton.

Saving the Earth One Water Bottle at a Time

Jessica Szewczyk, Staff: Sports December 9, 2019

Environmental club’s ultimate goal is to be aware of what's happening in this environment and finding small ways to have a big impact on our planet. We spoke with Junior Natalie Molina, who joined the...

The Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy enters its 3rd year with a “Big Thank You” to Unsung Heroes

The Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy enters its 3rd year with a “Big Thank You” to Unsung Heroes

Jenny Marcinkowski, Lead Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs November 26, 2019

Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy is in full-force this year and has begun using their time for volunteering and donating items to charity. This is the academy’s third year at Becton and they have already...

2019-2020 Becton Debate Team

New Members Bring a Fresh Perspective to Debate

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities November 18, 2019

Becton’s “nearly famous” debate team has another amazing season underway, going up against schools including the Bergen Academies, Fort Lee, and River Dell. Debate’s advisor Mr. Carr, who’s...

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