Cat's Eye View

Stephanie Giraldo: Talented junior discovers a love for art

Stephanie Giraldo: Talented junior discovers a love for art

Angela Cheung, Staff Writer

January 12, 2015


Filed under Features

Junior Stephanie Giraldo is one of many Becton’s talented artists. At the age of nine, Stephanie discovered her passion for illustration. She noted, “I never really had many friends in elementary school, so I was kind of lonely. It was during that time period that I discovered my love for art.”...

Becton administration continues to beautify school grounds

Becton administration continues to beautify school grounds

Devyn Di Meola, Editor

December 9, 2014


Filed under Features

Construction at Becton has been finalized for months, but ideas and plans for a more attractive school continue to develop. Following recent internal improvements to the building, including a revitalized science wing and media center, students and faculty currently look forward to further enhancing the...

Becton faculty shares top picks on holiday wish lists

Klaudia Ryznar, Staff Writer

December 2, 2014


Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

Every year students ask one another what they hope to receive for the holidays, but what the Becton faculty wants always remains a question. Curious to know, the Cat’s Eye View staff asked around to see what exactly is at the top of a teacher’s wish list. First off, being that technology has become...

Becton staff and students welcome back math teacher Mrs. Diakos

Becton staff and students welcome back math teacher Mrs. Diakos

Angela Cheung, Staff Writer

November 26, 2014


Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

Mrs. Diakos, previously known as Ms. Filippidis, has returned to Becton on November 19 after taking a maternity leave. “I am happy to be back. I really missed the students,” said Mrs. Diakos. She noted that her return is going to be an adjustment though. Unfamiliar with the new changes at school,...

The Roasted Peanuts wins Speedball Tournament

The Roasted Peanuts wins Speedball Tournament

November 25, 2014


Filed under Features, Student Life

The Roasted Peanuts is the winner of the 2014 Speedball Tournament, which took place on Nov. 21 in the gymnasium. The team is made up of all twelfth graders, and five teams participated in the event. All money raised went toward the junior class whose adviser is Ms. O'Driscoll.

Journalism class visits The Record; sits in on news meeting with Editor Martin Gottlieb

Journalism class visits The Record; sits in on news meeting with Editor Martin Gottlieb

Sharon Skeahan, Media Editor

November 21, 2014


Filed under Features, Student Life

Becton’s journalism class had the opportunity to visit the office of The Record in Woodland Park, New Jersey on Nov. 20. Following the lead of Joe Dziublenski, the Production Copy Editor of the paper, students got a glimpse of a real newsroom and were introduced to many staff positions at the office. The...

Student Council Costume Contest Winners Are Revealed

Student Council Costume Contest Winners Are Revealed

Klaudia Ryznar, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014


Filed under Features, Student Life

Most Creative: Operation, Zoe Rose   Scariest: American Horror Story, John Rotella, Leliah Spruill, Brittany Welsch, Kaity Cruz   Funniest: 3 Amigos, Taylor Gruntfest, Frankie Plescia, Tanya Sanchez   Most Original: Sunmaid Raisins, Devyn DiMeola   Group: Holidays, Junior girls ...

Senior-Senior Prom gets positive reviews

Senior-Senior Prom gets positive reviews

Miranda Febus, Editor

October 9, 2014


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Community, Features

Becton’s Senior-Senior Prom held at the Hilton Homewood Suites was a huge success. Many voluntary members of the graduating class were accompanied by National Honor Society members to volunteer at the dance. Patsy Rose, a local senior citizen noted that this year’s dance was especially fun...

Becton offers SAT Prep academic elective

Becton offers SAT Prep academic elective

Alex Gatopoulos, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014


Filed under Features

Becton’s administration has reinstated an SAT Prep class as an elective for junior year students. Taught by English Teacher Mrs. Cannarozzi and Math Teacher Mrs. Kochik, the course focuses on preparing students for the unique style of the SAT test and ultimately raising students’ scores. “Buy...

Senior Council made up of strong leadership with promising goals

Senior Council made up of strong leadership with promising goals

John Rotella, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Features

  President Roy Forys, Vice President Nick Barbo, Secretary Jared Farhat, and Treasurer Claudia Horan have been elected as the new Senior Council for the 2014-2015 school year. “Roy is definitely fit for the job. He’s been captain of the football team for two years now, di...

Which apps do Becton community members APPreciate most?

Angela Cheung, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014


Filed under Features

Everyone knows that apps are tiny applications on electronic devices that do a variety of tasks. Businesses, companies, and schools rely on them, and even the faculty and students of Becton have incorporated apps into their everyday lives. Senior Zarfshan Qadeer noted that her favorite apps are EventBrite,...

Applying to College: A How To Guide

Devyn Di Meola, Editor

October 4, 2014


Filed under Advice, Features

If you are a senior, there is a great chance you are already feeling the stress and anxiety of college application season. Although the college admissions process can be extremely intimidating and nerve-racking, there is a logical process to go about applying to colleges that actually begins the moment...

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