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Becton Welcomes Ms. Prinzo as Maternity Leave Replacement

Becton Welcomes Ms. Prinzo as Maternity Leave Replacement

Savannah Jones, Editor

May 2, 2016


Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

As a result of Mrs. DeSantis’ maternity leave, Ms. Prinzo is  taking over her classes for the rest of the school year. Ms. Prinzo decided before applying to college that she wanted to become a teacher due to her passion for literature. She graduated from Ramapo College as a literature major in...

Project Graduation “Springs into Fashion” with Annual Fashion Show

Project Graduation “Springs into Fashion” with Annual Fashion Show

Brandon Zambrano, Staff Writer

May 1, 2016


Filed under Features

Project Graduation’s yearly Spring into Fashion Show was held at the Fiesta on April 6, 2016. The Becton Fashion Show went off without a hitch with the help of nine volunteer students and thirty three models.  The Fashion show was put together by the Project Graduation Committee, a group of paren...

Virtual reality headsets become a rising trend in 2016

Virtual reality headsets become a rising trend in 2016

Matthew Krieger, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016


Filed under Features

Ten years ago the concept of virtual reality would only be found in science fiction books and movies; however, just a couple of years ago, a company called Oculus created a prototype of a virtual reality headset called the “Rift.” At the time; however, the “Rift” was not available to the consumer,...

The meaning, traditions behind Saint Patrick’s Day

The meaning, traditions behind Saint Patrick’s Day

Patrick Cao, Editor

March 1, 2016


Filed under Features

In a few weeks it will once again be Saint Patrick's Day, a day for pubs to be full like the stomachs of families enjoying their traditional corned beef and cabbage. And even though most individuals consider the holiday to be quite popular with parades and decorations, not too many know the true history...

Becton faculty, staff to celebrate Valentine’s Day with loved ones

Becton faculty, staff to celebrate Valentine’s Day with loved ones

Julio Rodriguez, Staff Writer

February 7, 2016


Filed under Features

Traditionally, Valentine’s Day is spent with a loved one or significant other, and sometimes even on a blind date. Most people will celebrate by getting dressed up in their nicest outfits and going to a nice dinner at a fancy restaurant, sometimes followed by a new movie at the theater. But now it’s...

What’s cooking in culinary class?

What’s cooking in culinary class?

Matthew Krieger, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016


Filed under Features

With just a few weeks after the start of the third marking period, Ms. Marut, Becton Regional High School's home economics instructor, is all set to add excellent, new recipes to the Culinary I and II classes. The curriculum for Culinary I focuses on easier to manage, simpler recipes while Culinary...

Students, staff begin to ponder 2016 resolutions

Students, staff begin to ponder 2016 resolutions

Patrick Cao, Editor

December 15, 2015


Filed under Features

New Year's resolutions for 2016 have been receiving mixed feelings from Henry P. Becton High School's students and staff. A resolution is great motivation to change oneself for the upcoming year since they are normally meant to improve overall lifestyles for the greater good. Sophomore Fabrizio...

The modernization of holiday decorating stirs mixed reviews

The modernization of holiday decorating stirs mixed reviews

Kaya Zawistowski, Staff Writer

December 14, 2015


Filed under Features

Over the past couple of years, holiday decorations have changed immensely. From having the traditional Christmas trees and Santa Clauses displayed in public places, malls and stores have been progressively putting out more modern decorations. Furthermore, some public places refuse to exhibit holiday...

Becton school store helps provide scholarships, donations to many

Becton school store helps provide scholarships, donations to many

Savannah Jones, Editor

November 12, 2015


Filed under Features

The Becton school store, located right outside the B-PAC, is open daily from 2:46 p.m. until 3:05 p.m., though the store will stay open until 3:15 p.m. if necessary. Upon entering, there are several items that one can find for sale including Becton apparel, food, drinks, school supplies, and locks...

Texting related injuries on the rise

Texting related injuries on the rise

Savannah Jones, Editor

October 9, 2015


Filed under Features

A study published earlier this year by university students confirms that texting on your smartphone while walking, does indeed change how you walk. While 10% of drivers under the age of 20 involved in car accidents were distracted by their phone at the time of the crash, people are 48% more likely to w...

Recent discoveries leave many wondering if there is life on Mars

Recent discoveries leave many wondering if there is life on Mars

Matthew Krieger, Staff Writer

October 9, 2015


Filed under Features

With the confirmation of water on the surface of Mars, the topic has stirred up some different reactions. The liquid water there is more than likely poisonous and salty, but the surroundings still contain the 5 major elements to support some form of life- oxygen, nitrogen, phosphorus, hydrogen, and carbon. “Water...

What did you say?

What did you say?

Klaudia Ryznar, Staff Writer

June 12, 2015


Filed under Features

The current generation has been adding more far-fetched words into their everyday conversations, and with all this new terminology, understanding what a teenager is saying can be quite difficult. Grandparents, parents and even many other adolescents have been caught up in the confusion and at times,...

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