Cat's Eye View

Seventeen students inducted into World Language Honor Society

Junior Jana Christiano is inducted into the Italian Honor Society.

Jana Christiano, Staff Writer

June 6, 2017

Student inductees enrolled in Becton’s Italian and Spanish classes along with their families were formally invited to the World Language Honor Society Induction Ceremony on May 24. To be inducted into such a prestigious society, one needs at least a 90 average in a language course and a minimum...

Journalism I & II classes experience live taping of GMA

The Journalism I and II classes sit on the set of Good Morning America.

Gina Beneduci and Ryan Strauss

May 8, 2017

On Friday, May 5, Becton’s own Cat’s Eye View team took a trip to Good Morning America Studios in Times Square to be a part of the live studio audience. The trip was chaperoned by English teachers Mrs. De Santis and Mrs. Scalera. Good Morning America is a morning news television show that airs on...

Becton graduation rate climbs nearly 14% in past 2 years

The Becton Regional High School Class of 2016 graduation rate is 97.5 percent.

March 22, 2017

The Henry P. Becton Regional High School administration and staff is proud to announce that the high school’s adjusted cohort graduation rate has significantly increased for the second consecutive year reaching 92.81 percent in 2015 and rising to 97.5 percent in 2016. The adjusted cohort graduation...

Forensics Case SOLVED!

Mrs. De Santis paid Mrs. Marut to

Tamia Anderson

February 16, 2017

Breaking News! We have arrested the culprits. Mrs. Mackanin's forensic students have been working for almost a month on the case of the assault of Mrs. Settembrino. Even though this was not an actual assault, students still investigated the offense, interrogated each suspect, and examined evidence to solve t...

Key Club & junior class raise heart disease awareness at Becton

The faculty, staff and students wore red on February 3 for Heart Health Month.

Matthew Krieger, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

Key Club Adviser Mrs. Bonanno and Junior Class Adviser Ms. O’Driscoll paired with the American Heart Association to create a fundraiser campaign to raise awareness for heart disease. By allowing faculty and staff to wear jeans and a red shirt and students to wear hats for a small donation, both clubs...

New Horticulture Club introduces students to gardening

Students participating in the new club are planting tomatoes, basil and flowers.

Patrick Cao, Editor

February 8, 2017

The Horticultural Club is sprouting into a large group of interested students under the supervision of Science Teacher Mr. D’Alia. The new Becton club was specifically created for students who are interested in learning how to maintain a healthy garden. Mr. D’Alia has been excited with the emergence...

Interdisciplinary lesson introduces students to Panamanian culture

Interdisciplinary lesson introduces students to Panamanian culture

February 3, 2017

Spanish Teacher Ms. Ruiz and Art Teacher Ms. Savincki co-taught a lesson about Molas from Panama, Central America to both their Spanish 2 and Art Experiences classes respectively on February 2 and 3. Ms. Ruiz discussed the culture and origin of the molas from the Kuna tribe.  She also shared some...

Mrs. Ferris named 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Ferris, who has been the senior class adviser for 28 years, decorates her room with college memorabilia.

Taina Soler and Brianna Peraino

January 13, 2017

Mathematics Instructor Mrs. Ferris has earned recognition as Becton’s 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Ferris has been teaching all levels of calculus and supplemental math and advising the senior class since the inception of her career. The Teacher of the Year is awarded to an instructor that...

Mrs. Melchionne receives 2016-2017 Educational Service Professional Award

Mrs. Melchionne has worked at Becton as a paraprofessional for nine years.

Patrick Cao, Editor

January 13, 2017

Paraprofessional Mrs. Melchionne has earned the 2016-2017 Educational Service Professional Award for her hard work at Becton Regional High School. Mrs. Melchionne, who has worked at Becton for nine years, stated that she is ecstatic over winning the award, while knowing that her fellow colleagues...

Becton football wraps up season with winning record

Becton football wraps up season with winning record

Patrick Cao, Editor

December 9, 2016

The Henry P. Becton Regional High School Football Team has completed a successful season with a record made up of seven wins and three losses, and Head Coach John Maher has also received the Coach of the Year Award for effectively guiding his team to victory. Moreover, the talented Becton ath...

Becton Key Club raises hundreds for Unicef; receives banner recognition

“Since we raised more than two hundred fifty dollars, we are going to get recognition with a banner,” said Mrs. Bonanno.

Sarah Tawfeek, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

Becton’s Key Club hosted a fundraiser this past fall and raised five hundred and twenty-seven dollars for Unicef. Participants of the fundraiser were to use boxes provided by Unicef to ask family members and friends for donations over a period of about one week, and the participation of Becton’s...

Twenty-five Becton students inducted into National Honor Society

The 2016-2017 National Honor Society

Cecilia Munoz and Jana Christiano

December 8, 2016

The Becton Regional High School administration awarded their high-achieving students for their consistent display of scholarship, leadership, service, and character on November 17 at an annual National Honor Society Induction Ceremony. Being accepted into this honor society requires a student to ...

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