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New Members Bring a Fresh Perspective to Debate

New Members Bring a Fresh Perspective to Debate

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities

November 18, 2019

Becton’s “nearly famous” debate team has another amazing season underway, going up against schools including the Bergen Academies, Fort Lee, and River Dell. Debate’s advisor Mr. Carr, who’s been coaching for the past 30 years, expressed “I’m wicked optimistic about our team this season. We a...

Becton Senior Class Experiences the American Dream on Opening Day

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

How often do you get to be apart of the opening of the second largest entertainment complex in America? Becton’s Senior class, along with class officers, got the opportunity to visit the American Dream mega-mall on its soft opening date of October 25th. The mall finally opened in East Rutherford after...

First Chance at States for Becton Soccer team in a Decade

First Chance at States for Becton Soccer team in a Decade

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities

November 11, 2019

The 2019 Becton boys soccer team has faced both challenges and successes this season. At the Wildcats 1st game against Passaic Charter, they were completely dominating with goals from seniors Luis Andrade and Andri Barrios, juniors Antonio Scalcione, Brandon Grekaj, Damien Mota, and two from freshman Adr...

Becton’s Halloween is a Hallo-win

Becton’s Halloween is a Hallo-win

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

Becton showed some spooky Wildcat pride at its second annual Nightmare on Wildcat Way pep rally on Halloween. The frighteningly fun event consisted of themed competitions between teachers and students, as well as the announcement of the costume contest winners. DJ Tropical, aka Junior Bryan Mendez, provid...

Chinese Delegates Admire Becton Technology

Chinese Delegates Admire Becton Technology

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

“In hindsight, it was a cultural exchange,” said Assistant Principal Mr. Bononno about Becton’s hosting of delegates from Hangzhou, China on October 9, 2019. The visitors included Commissioner of Education for the province of Zhejiang, as well as other educators from China who seek to explore ...

New Nurse Navigates Becton

New Nurse Navigates Becton

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

In addition to a set of new educators joining the Becton family this year, Mrs. Alyssa Cantatore enters as the school nurse.  “I have really enjoyed meeting the staff, students, and families here at Becton,” she commented. Mrs. Cantatore was a school nurse for eleven years before her transiti...

Joker Film is a Win at the Box Office Despite Controversy

Joker Film is a Win at the Box Office Despite Controversy

Cat's Eye View Staff

October 16, 2019

The hit thriller of the fall, “Joker”, sparked major controversy regarding violence and its triggers during its release on October 4. The film, directed by Todd Phillips, stars Joaquin Phoenix as the iconic Batman villain in this fifth live-action remake of the Joker story. This story follows Arthu...

Beating Cancer One Step at a Time

Beating Cancer One Step at a Time

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

“I thought we did a great job!” Physical Education Instructor Mrs. Jessica O’Driscoll expressed. The gym teacher and students Javier Pose and Francesca Dato won first place in each of their age divisions at the run. The school raised $2,359.25 in donations for children living with cancer, surpa...

Becton Dedicates Production Studio to Philanthropic Donor

Becton Dedicates Production Studio to Philanthropic Donor

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

At the start of the new school year, Henry P. Becton Regional High School unveiled the nearly $850,000 Katherine Wickle-Ochipa Production Studio. The studio is dedicated to Wickle-Ochipa, due to the costs of the studio being partially covered by her generous endowment. “[Ms. Ochipa] wanted to ma...

New Teachers on the Block

New Teachers on the Block

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

To accommodate its recently added courses and opening positions, Becton Regional High School welcomes four new teachers to the Wildcat family. The group includes Special Education Math instructor Mrs. Jahn Maka, English and Journalism educator Mrs. Kara Sozzo, Baking and Pastry artist Mrs. Kimberly Dam...

Juniors Konopka & Kang selected to attend Girls’ Career Institute

Juniors Konopka & Kang selected to attend Girls’ Career Institute

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

Juniors Julia Konopka and Cecilia Kang have been selected to represent Becton Regional High School at the 2019 New Jersey Girls’ Career Institute this June 3 through June 6. “It is an honor to be selected,” Julia stated. Cecilia added, “I am thankful for this opportunity.” The Girls’ Career...

Junior Fossett to attend Girls State this June

Junior Fossett to attend Girls State this June

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

May 12, 2019

Becton Junior JulieAnne Fossett will be representing Becton Regional High School at the 72nd American Legion Auxiliary Jersey Girls State at Georgian Court University from June 23 to June 28. The program focuses on the importance of encouraging today’s youth to participate and be active politica...

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