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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...

Student production of ‘Grease’ gets positive reviews

Student production of ‘Grease’ gets positive reviews

Matthew Krieger, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017


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A successful performance of the musical Grease took place in the B-PAC on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4. After practicing since December, the play was a tremendous success generating approximately $4,000 dollars over the course of the weekend. Junior Tyler Koch, who played the leading role as ...

First ever Becton ‘Carnivale’ celebration a success

First ever Becton ‘Carnivale’ celebration a success

Savannah Jones, Co-Editor

March 9, 2017


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Becton students celebrated the first ever Carnivale with art, music and decorations in the gym and snacks in the main cafeteria during their lunch period on Friday, March 3. Carnivale is a national celebration that occurs before the religious observance of Lent, so the Art, World Language and Family...

Course offerings at Becton continue to increase

Course offerings at Becton continue to increase

Victoria Cruz and Simran Kaur

February 28, 2017


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During the past few weeks, students have been busy creating their schedules for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year, and as one already knows, over the last two years, numerous new courses have been added to Becton’s program of studies. “As students are told during their scheduling meetings, they...

Leave replacement, Mr. Frangipane, steps in for Mrs. Muniz

Leave replacement, Mr. Frangipane, steps in for Mrs. Muniz

Cecilia Munoz, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017


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As maternity leave replacement for Mrs. Muniz, the Becton staff welcomes Science Teacher Mr. Frangipane. Already having taught at Vernon Township High School, Mr. Frangipane is very familiar with teaching high school students. The new science teacher attended William Paterson University where he...

Forensics class to solve mock assault investigation

Forensics class to solve mock assault investigation

Jana Christiano and Jessica Coleman

January 15, 2017


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Science Instructor Mrs. Mackanin, along with her forensics class, is starting off the new year with a project that will mimic a real-life assault investigation. “Students are learning how to solve a crime during an in-depth investigation by studying hair evidence that shows race, gender, and whether...

First musician, Bob Dylan, awarded Nobel Prize for Literature

First musician, Bob Dylan, awarded Nobel Prize for Literature

Sarah Tawfeek, Staff Writer

November 13, 2016


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The famous music artist Bob Dylan has been awarded this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature. Bob Dylan remains one of the world’s best music artists for his mystifying songs, which have continued to sell millions of copies throughout the decades. Ultimately, his success in the music industry has...

2017 Becton Prom Preview

2017 Becton Prom Preview

Jana Christiano, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016


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Prom Committee Adviser Ms. O’Driscoll has a very exciting night planned for the junior and senior students this year. The Becton Prom will take place on Thursday, June 1 from 6 p.m. to 11p.m. at the Liberty House Restaurant in Jersey City. “You get a very nice view of New York City,” stated...

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