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Beating Cancer One Step at a Time

Beating Cancer One Step at a Time

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

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, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

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, Editor-in-Chief

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, Editor-in-Chief

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, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

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...

Crespo, Guyre receive first student ‘Superintendent Leadership Award’

Crespo, Guyre receive first student ‘Superintendent Leadership Award’

Jaylen Nuila and Samirah Reyes

May 5, 2019

Seniors Tamara Crespo and Christian Guyre are the first ever to receive Becton Regional High School’s student Superintendent Leadership Award at the board meeting last month. When the neighboring Alfred S. Faust Intermediate School experienced a reported fire on March 25, over 300 students were...

Communications students gain a behind-the-scenes look at Good Morning America

Communications students gain a behind-the-scenes look at Good Morning America

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2019

Becton Regional High School’s Journalism, Mass Media, and TV Broadcasting students experienced a live-taping of Good Morning America at the start of this month. The 7 a.m. show included segments such as weather anchor Ginger Zee broadcasting live from the Iguazu Falls in Argentina and a perform...

Debate team members continue to develop skills at PENNMC

Debate team members continue to develop skills at PENNMC

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

April 4, 2019

Becton Regional High School’s debate members joined roughly 750 students from across the nation to participate in the 22nd annual Penn Model Congress held during the last week in March. Sophomore Blaze Grabowski took home a Best Delegate in Full Session award in addition to Honorable Mention in...

Drama students’ monologues reflect growing up in ‘Our Town’

Drama students’ monologues reflect growing up in ‘Our Town’

Monserrath Martinez, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

The high school drama class recently constructed and performed authentic monologues called “My Town” inspired by the play Our Town by Thornton Wilder. “The fact that many students brought their monologues to Becton and continued to refer to it [Becton] as their home was the most touching part of t...

Junior Ochoa & his band take home 1st place at talent show

Junior Ochoa & his band take home 1st place at talent show

Jenny Marcinkowski and Jaylen Nuila

April 1, 2019

Junior Christian Ochoa’s band S.O.A.P took home the first place trophy at this year’s Becton Talent Show hosted by Ms. O’Driscoll and the junior class. Second place was awarded to Sophomore Gianna D’Amato for her vocals and instrumental of Paramore’s “Decode,” and third place went to Senior ...

Becton alumna raises thousands for multiple sclerosis awareness

Becton alumna raises thousands for multiple sclerosis awareness

Aminah Iqbal, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019

Jamie Woyce, a Becton Regional High School Class of 2007 graduate, has joined her alma mater in an effort to help raise $10,000, which will allow her to participate in the MS Run the US Relay Race. The purpose of the 3,260-mile relay is to raise awareness for multiple sclerosis. The Becton alumna ...

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