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Take a bite out of Thanksgiving with Becton’s Culinary Team

Take a bite out of Thanksgiving with Becton’s Culinary Team

Anthony Berrios, Staff Writer

November 27, 2019

Thanksgiving is a holiday where you get to spend time with family and celebrate your traditions. But while it’s great to be thankful and spend time with family, the question that’s always on your mind is... “What are we eating?”  Thanksgiving is the day where you forget your healthy mindset and go all...

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, Staff Writer

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 completed two of their service projects. This school year, roughly 27,500 high school students are...

Becton Senior Class Experiences the American Dream on Opening Day

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

How often do you get to be apart of the opening of the second largest entertainment complex in America? Becton’s Senior class, along with class officers, got the opportunity to visit the American Dream mega-mall on its soft opening date of October 25th. The mall finally opened in East Rutherford after...

Best Coffee near Becton: A Blind Taste-Test

Best Coffee near Becton: A Blind Taste-Test

Anthony Berrios and Jessica Szewczyk

November 6, 2019

Walking into school in the morning, there is a plethora of coffee cups in the hands of upperclassmen. From Dunkin Donuts to Starbucks, to Carlstadt’s own The Bagel Store, the popularity of this beverage is apparent. Though some students enjoy it the traditional way, hot, most favor an iced coffee on...

Beating Cancer One Step at a Time

Beating Cancer One Step at a Time

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

“I thought we did a great job!” Physical Education Instructor Mrs. Jessica O’Driscoll expressed. The gym teacher and students Javier Pose and Francesca Dato won first place in each of their age divisions at the run. The school raised $2,359.25 in donations for children living with cancer, surpa...

E. Rutherford earns noteworthy grade in NJ ‘Best Places to Live’

E. Rutherford earns noteworthy grade in NJ ‘Best Places to Live’

June 3, 2019

The town of East Rutherford earned a strong score on Niche’s annual report card, which was released on May 31. The report card grades the “Best Places to Live in NJ” on an A+ to a D- scale. East Rutherford, along with surrounding Bergen County communities such as Hasbrouck Heights, Paramus, Maywood...

Becton’s first ‘Military Signing Day’ honors Willis, Cardona, Chattaway & Alexander

Becton’s first ‘Military Signing Day’ honors Willis, Cardona, Chattaway & Alexander

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

“We wanted to do something special for our students enlisting in the military,” announced Dr. Sforza, Becton Regional High School’s acting superintendent/principal, at the school’s first Military Signing Day hosted on May 1, also widely recognized as College Commitment Day and the start of Military A...

Boys State delegates prepare for ‘citizenship training’ this June

Boys State delegates prepare for ‘citizenship training’ this June

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

April 27, 2019

Carlstadt juniors Anthony Lenoy, Alessandro Buffalino-Benameur, and Dylan Caughey and East Rutherford juniors Mario Barsoum and Dylan Valenzuela have been selected to attend the 74th Annual American Legion Jersey Boys State (ALJBS). This year’s program will be held at Rider University from June 16 t...

Wellness Club launches first meeting with a focus on acupuncture

Wellness Club launches first meeting with a focus on acupuncture

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

"It is an opportunity to cultivate their own wellness and find ways to proactively manage their own stress,” said Mrs. Gatto, advisor to Becton Regional High School's newly established Wellness Club. “I think this will be especially beneficial to students who cannot visit the high school's Wellnes...

Above Average State Score Validates Becton Regional HS’s Recognition as ‘Model High School’

Above Average State Score Validates Becton Regional HS’s Recognition as ‘Model High School’

March 21, 2019

The Henry P. Becton Regional High School community would like to take this opportunity to share the school’s recently released NJ School Performance Report summative score. We are proud to announce that Becton Regional High School earned the highest score compared to all NJ high schools within its *Distr...

Local crossing guards express views on often overlooked profession

Local crossing guards express views on often overlooked profession

Blaze Grabowski, Staff Writer

March 17, 2019

“It was a high school student, and I never knew his name. He would never smile or respond, and he would always look down. I would greet him whenever I saw him,” stated Ms. Tammy Gil, a crossing guard for the Borough of East Rutherford. She then went on to add, “Many years later, I ran into him...

East Rutherford field re-dedicated to Captain Charles H. Riggin

East Rutherford field re-dedicated to Captain Charles H. Riggin

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

A re-dedication ceremony in honor of Captain Charles H. Riggin took place at East Rutherford’s Riggin Field this past Sunday, October 14. Riggin was an Army Captain during WWI when he was killed during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive in France on October 14, 1918. At the time, he was only 28 years old. Captain...

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