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‘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...

2017 Junior/Senior Prom Court

2017 Junior/Senior Prom Court

June 2, 2017


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Congratulations to Becton's Prom Prince and Princess, Gregory Anderson and Savannah Moorman and Prom King and Queen Kamil Nykiel and Alexa Montas!

Annual spring concert keeps audience engaged

Annual spring concert keeps audience engaged

Sabryna Almeida and Anthony Cioce

May 30, 2017


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Becton’s annual spring concert, which took place on May 18, included fan-favorite songs from The Phantom of The Opera and Harry Potter. The show included performances from the concert band and the show choir. Several solos were also performed by Senior Eunice Hwang who sang Sparkle, Junior Isis Polano who san...

Culinary students attend field trip to ABC’s ‘The Chew’

Culinary students attend field trip to ABC’s ‘The Chew’

Cecilia Munoz and Jana Christiano

May 8, 2017


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Culinary Instructor Mrs. Marut, along with twenty students, went on a field trip to a television food show, The Chew, on May 4. Mrs. Marut planned a field trip to the hit daytime show after it was suggested by one of her students, Junior Alexa Felten. The culinary teacher then chose the first...

Law students tour Bergen County Courthouse; witness live hearings

Law students tour Bergen County Courthouse; witness live hearings

Savannah Jones, Co-Editor

May 8, 2017


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Ms. Dizon and Ms. Ruiz took Becton’s law students to visit the Bergen County Courthouse on May 5. Students had the opportunity to see how law is used in everyday life as they spent the day learning about the different aspects of law and court systems. “I hope the students were able to see that...

SAT & ACT Class inspires students to consider SHU

SAT & ACT Class inspires students to consider SHU

Sarah Tawfeek, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


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Juniors and seniors enrolled in the SAT/ACT class at Becton attended a field trip to Seton Hall University on March 28. Seton Hall University, a private Roman Catholic college, is located in West Orange, New Jersey and is home to about 9,627 undergraduates. Becton students were given the opportunity...

“Becton’s Best” Talent Show puts creativity on display

“Becton’s Best” Talent Show puts creativity on display

March 28, 2017


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Junior Class Advisor and Physical Education Instructor Ms. O’Driscoll coordinated a successful talent show, which took place in the B-PAC on March 23. The talent show consisted of 12 various acts by students who attend Becton Regional High School as well as a few talented adolescents from Garfield...

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