Cat's Eye View

Becton shows just how Strong it really is.

Becton community comes to Riggin Field to support the class of 2020 in the #BeTheLight campaign

Jenny Marcinkowski, Lead Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

June 3, 2020

For the Becton 'family', social-distancing has not stood in the way of being together. 

Staying as “Close” and as Far Away as Possible

Students use technology to socialize without a mask.

Anthony Berrios, Staff Writer

June 3, 2020

With the Coronavirus massively affecting daily life, our friends and family need to be there for each other. But how do you stay social when you are supposed to be social-distancing? Though most of us are focused on the physical health issues plaguing our world, right now, this pandemic, as a result,...

How Covid-19 Has Already Changed Our World

How Covid-19 Has Already Changed Our World

Jenny Marcinkowski, Lead Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

May 1, 2020

Across the United States, Coronavirus cases are surging with New York, New Jersey, and California having the most cases. As of March 31, 2020, the United States has 164,719 positive cases with 3,170 deaths according to the John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center. In the U.S., unemployment claims are...

Samantha Zawadski Scores Student of the Month for March

Sam Zawadski demonstrates her skills outside of the classroom.

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities

May 1, 2020

Senior Samantha Zawadski has been chosen as the March Student of the Month. As a star athlete, homecoming queen, and honors student, Sam Zawadski is the epitome of a well-rounded student. When asked about the honor, Zawadski expressed that, “so many others do amazing things, so being chosen is an ho...

Editorial: “Feminism” is not a Bad Word

Women's Wednesday: For Women's History Month, The Cat's Eye View takes a look at the issues impacting women today.

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2020

"Feminism calls for everyone to have access to the same chances and opportunities, no matter their gender identity."

The real problem with the Pink Tax

Women's Wednesday: For Women's History Month, The Cat's Eye View takes a look at the issues impacting women today.

Jenny Marcinkowski, Lead Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

March 11, 2020

The pink tax is a form of gender-based pricing that is often put on products that women and non-binary people use. Much of the time, a similar cheaper product can be found targeted to men.

Equal Play/Equal Pay: Why the USWNT deserves more.

Jenny Marcinkowski explores the issues facing female athletes during women's history month.

Jenny Marcinkowski, Lead Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

March 4, 2020

After last year’s fourth World Cup win, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) has proved yet again that they are a force to be reckoned with. They have been ranked first 10 out of the last 11 years and their games have generated roughly $900,000 more in revenue than the men’s from 2016...

A Trip to California: I’m in a Golden State of Mind. 

The Hollywood Sign catches your eye from the Griffith Observatory.

Anthony Berrios, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

"The Golden State,” is a go-to vacation spot, and a place people dream about living and experiencing once in their life. The amount of things to do in California is endless, with so many places in California to see and admire. In January, I set out to California for five days to see everything I c...

Students Become the Masters (of College)

Henry P. Becton alumni visit seniors to talk about life after high school.

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2020

Recently graduated Becton alumni revisited their alma mater on January 7th and 9th to discuss college life with senior students. Math educator Mrs. Ferris enlisted the help of her previous students to talk about boarding at universities, what to expect from professors and the overall differences betwee...

Jenny Marcinkowski Dominates: Senior Wins Debate Award and Essay Contest

Senior Jenny Marcinkowski 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 Essay Contest, as well as the award for Best Judge at the Debate Team’s meet in Becton on...

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

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

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 position of team leader, President, and head of engineering. “As a team leader, I am given the responsibility...

Senior Gianna Penna is chosen as January’s Student of the Month

Senior Gianna Penna

Jenny Marcinkowski, Lead Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

January 15, 2020

Senior Gianna Penna has been chosen as Becton’s January Student of the Month. Gianna expressed that she is “beyond grateful that [she] earned this honor in recognition of [her] hard work.” The Senior finds the most challenging part of high school to be managing her time and schoolwork. She has...

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