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“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, 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...

Senior students welcome guest speaker from Berkeley

Senior students welcome guest speaker from Berkeley

Savannah Jones, Editor

September 19, 2016


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Pat Verile, an admissions officer from Berkeley College, visited English Teacher Mrs. Scalera’s period eight senior English class on September 15. Mr. Verile was invited to speak to the class regarding important points like interviewing skills, plagiarism and resume writing. He also spoke about the ...

Becton’s Own Mrs. Hopper Signs New Book Deal

Becton’s Own Mrs. Hopper Signs New Book Deal

Matthew Kreiger, Staff Writer

June 3, 2016


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“Retirement is just transitioning,” says Kristen Hopper, World Language teacher of Spanish and Italian at Henry P. Becton Regional High School. “I am transitioning from one career I love to another which I also love.” For her, retirement from teaching at Becton High School doesn’t mean an...

Becton Says Farewell to Mrs. Tripodi and Mrs. Hopper

Becton Says Farewell to Mrs. Tripodi and Mrs. Hopper

Aneta Ostasz, Staff Writer

June 3, 2016


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After a long and successful career, there comes a time where it is time to say goodbye and move forward to a new chapter in life. Two of Becton’s World Language teachers, Mrs. Tripodi and Mrs. Hopper, are retiring at the end of this school year, and both feel that it is bittersweet. “I feel no...

Becton Names Educational Service Professional of the Year: Mary Vaccaro

Becton Names Educational Service Professional of the Year: Mary Vaccaro

May 24, 2016


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Becton has officially named its Educational Service Professional (ESP) of the Year: Mary Vaccaro. Every year, the school nominates a teacher or ESP that has proven to have done an outstanding job in helping students, staff, and encouraging personal achievement in its many forms. As the school’s...

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