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Becton offers first-time TV Broadcasting elective

Becton offers first-time TV Broadcasting elective

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


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Among the new courses that have been added this school year, Becton Regional High School has included TV Broadcasting to their Program of Studies. Art Instructor Mrs. Colangelo, who has been appointed to teach the elective, stated, “I’m excited to be selected as the teacher for the first ever TV...

Mrs. Robitaille completes student teaching experience alongside Mr. Carr

Mrs. Robitaille completes student teaching experience alongside Mr. Carr

Blaze Grabowski, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


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Mrs. Robitaille, who is currently working alongside History Teacher Mr. Carr, has returned to Becton from May of last year to continue her student teaching experience. The soon-to-be full-time history instructor observes all of Mr. Carr’s classes, which include APUSH 1 and 2, United States History...

Becton junior enrolls in Italian elective to learn a 6th language

Becton junior enrolls in Italian elective to learn a 6th language

Monserrath Martinez, Staff Writer

September 16, 2018


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Becton Regional High School’s Class of 2020 is proud to welcome a multilingual student, Arturo Santana Gallegos. The polyglot speaks an impressive five languages, which include English, Spanish, French, German and Chinese. “Knowing all these languages really opens doors to the world. Plus, it...

New school nurse, Ms. Collins, brings many years of experience to Becton

New school nurse, Ms. Collins, brings many years of experience to Becton

Samirah Reyes, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


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Ms. Sharon Collins has been recently hired as the full-time school nurse at Becton Regional High School.  “I am so happy here; all the staff and students are so nice,” she said. Before becoming employed at Becton, Ms. Collins worked as a school nurse for five years in two different school districts...

Class of 2018 Valedictorian: Victoria Gatopoulos

Class of 2018 Valedictorian: Victoria Gatopoulos

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018


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Senior Victoria Gatopoulos has been named valedictorian of Becton Regional High School’s Class of 2018. Victoria found inspiration to do well in high school from the words of one of her former peers, Jamie Scangarella, who was the salutatorian of the Class of 2016 when she was just a sophomore....

Class of 2018 Salutatorian: Timothy Reid

Class of 2018 Salutatorian: Timothy Reid

Maya Dobrygowski, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018


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While preparing for graduation, Senior Timothy Reid is celebrating his achievement as Class of 2018 Salutatorian. "I'm very honored to be named the salutatorian of my class,” he said. Transferring from St. Peter’s Prep located in Jersey City to Becton Regional High School at the start of his...

‘Friendsgiving’ trend fills homes with friends, food & fun

‘Friendsgiving’ trend fills homes with friends, food & fun

Kaya Zawistowski, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


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Generation X and Millennials are continuing the fairly new tradition of celebrating “Friendsgiving," a potluck-style holiday, which normally takes place before Thanksgiving. This holiday is attracting many newcomers every fall season and is becoming more popular year after year because holidays...

Pumpkin spice and everything nice

Pumpkin spice and everything nice

Jana Christiano, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


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Pumpkin spice is back and many establishments, such as Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks, and McDonald's are going head-to-head to sell the most beverages. As the cold months of fall approach, these companies are trying to increase their revenue with desired fall flavors. The competition intensified at...

School online payment software implemented in Becton cafeteria

School online payment software implemented in Becton cafeteria

Alexis Howard, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


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A new and improved payment system called the Point of Sale Software has been implemented in the Becton cafeteria. This new lunch software system was designed to eliminate the use of cash, which in turn, makes the lunch line move more rapidly and the purchase of food more organized. The Point of Sale...

Junior Guyre donates pet turtle to Heights resident

Junior Guyre donates pet turtle to Heights resident

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


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Science Teacher Mr. D’Alia has recently teamed up with Junior Christian Guyre to help a ten year old boy in Hasbrouck Heights by allowing him to adopt a biology class turtle. When the young boy’s pet turtle suddenly passed away, Christian suggested to gift one of Mr. D’Alia’s turtles to the...

Senior Cao’s writing becomes published online

Senior Cao’s writing becomes published online

Tsering Palzom, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


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Becton Senior Patrick Cao's story, “The Entitled Generation,” has been recently published on Teen Ink Magazine. “It is a story about my opinions on how millennials have a sense of entitlement that has affected our society. The article also shows both the adolescent side of the spectrum alon...

Becton community continues to stand up to bullying

Becton community continues to stand up to bullying

Fabiola Gonzalez, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


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With several new changes around Becton Regional High School, the new anti-bullying posters displayed around the school is one of them. “These signs are a way to make the school’s environment more positive,” Student Assistance Counselor Ms. Klamerus stated. They are basically a daily reminder...

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