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Student Council discusses goals for 2017-2018

Student Council discusses goals for 2017-2018

Jaylen Nuila, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


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A Student Council and administrative luncheon, which met at the beginning of this month, stressed the importance of a positive school environment at Becton Regional High School. “I want to get everyone more excited to be a part of this school,” said Student Council President Anthony Thomas. The...

Becton Debate Team sees growth in size, experience

Becton Debate Team sees growth in size, experience

Konrad Messyasz, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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This year’s Becton Debate Team is comprised of 24 members in total with nine members competing at the varsity level and 15 participants at the junior varsity level, which includes three varsity judges and three trainee judges. The freshmen who joined this year are Aleksander Chernaev, Tenzin Jorden,...

Lead actors, Gatopoulos & Koch, set to perform school play this winter

Lead actors, Gatopoulos & Koch, set to perform school play this winter

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


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The Becton Regional High School Theatre Arts Program has begun production for the upcoming musical, Heathers. Production of the play has kicked off with selecting the cast for the show, which includes senior leads Victoria Gatopoulos and Tyler Koch. “I’m very excited to be a part of this play,”...

Ms. Klamerus attends SNAP conference; brings anti-smoking club idea to Becton

Ms. Klamerus attends SNAP conference; brings anti-smoking club idea to Becton

Patrick Cao, Editor

November 8, 2017


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Becton’s student assistance coordinator, Ms. Klamerus, attended the annual Statewide Narcotics Action Plan conference on October 19. Also known as SNAP, the conference invites school personnel from Bergen County to discuss the issues of drug use in adolescents and its possible prevention. During...

Local therapist teaches GHG members communication skills

Local therapist teaches GHG members communication skills

Lynda DeCarlo, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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Becton’s Girls Helping Girls Club welcomed a guest speaker, Ms. Lorise Mayer, LCSW, PsyA, who took the time to speak to the girls about assertive communication on October 25. Ms. Mayer grew up in Brooklyn observing all the people around her, which led her to desire a deeper understanding of her...

Political Science Club offered at Becton

Political Science Club offered at Becton

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


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Recently added to Becton’s list of clubs is the Political Science Club, which is moderated by History Teacher Mr. Kuhns. Mr. Kuhns was approached in December of 2016 by then-junior Sarah Bourouf in regards to advising a club whose main focus would be politics. “I wanted to start this club so people...

Peer leaders participate in year-long Chick-fil-A Leader Academy

Peer leaders participate in year-long Chick-fil-A Leader Academy

Jaylen Nuila, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


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The Chick-fil-A Leader Academy is a program that gives a number of peer leadership students at Becton the opportunity to become exposed to individual leadership lessons and activities throughout the 2017-2018 school year. Currently at the high school are 30 peer leaders and 15 of them are participating...

Becton’s Horticulture Club visits New York’s Botanical Garden

Becton’s Horticulture Club visits New York’s Botanical Garden

Patrick Cao, Co-Editor

May 31, 2017


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Becton’s Horticulture Club visited the New York Botanical Garden, which is located in the Bronx this past Wednesday. “The tour guide gave us some really interesting information when we were on the trip. He mostly talked about the usefulness of herbs and their healthful benefits,” said Horticulture...

Coach Carr notes ‘concrete improvement’ at Penn Model Congress

Coach Carr notes ‘concrete improvement’ at Penn Model Congress

Ryan Strauss and Gina Beneduci

April 7, 2017


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A select few members of the Becton Debate Team just returned from Penn Model Congress after a successful conference, which took place at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Students was responsible for writing a bill whose policies and subject area pertained to the committee that they...

Becton students volunteer at 19th Annual Teddy Bear Party

Becton students volunteer at 19th Annual Teddy Bear Party

Jessica Coleman and Jana Christiano

March 31, 2017


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Art Instructor and NHS Advisor Mrs. Colangelo, along with the National Honor Society members, peer leaders and art students attended the Valley Home Care Annual Teddy Bear Party at Bergen Community College this past month to volunteer to help terminally ill children. There were several events for the children t...

Gaming Club added to Becton’s extracurricular activities

Gaming Club added to Becton’s extracurricular activities

Sabryna Almeida and Anthony Cioce

February 28, 2017


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The Becton Administration and Board of Education has recently added a Gaming Club to the list of high school extracurricular activities as a way for students to engage in gaming skills during their lunch time. Students will be given the opportunity to meet on B and D days in Room 220 to play games...

Images Magazine Cover Design Contest

Images Magazine Cover Design Contest

February 8, 2017


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Winner receives a gift card of choice! Final design due March 30th See Mrs. Savincki in room 112 if you have any questions. Requirements: -artwork no smaller than 9" x 12" - must show contrast and be completed -can be done in paint, pencil, pen, computer art, etc. - cannot be copied -...

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