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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...

Becton football: players and fans start the season off right

Becton football: players and fans start the season off right

Sarah Oehlmann and Jenny Marcinkowski

September 20, 2019

This past summer, the town of East Rutherford renovated its’ turf football field. The former field reached a survival life of ten years in 2014. According to Dr. Dario Sforza, superintendent and principal of Henry P. Becton Regional High School, the field had “started warping and fading”. Dr. Sfor...

Highlighted changes for the upcoming school year

Highlighted changes for the upcoming school year

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

August 12, 2019

As the end of summer approaches, the Becton Regional High School Administration and Board of Education are in the process of making a number of positive changes for the upcoming school year. These main improvements include a larger Course of Studies, changes in faculty and staff, and facilities updates. C...

Juniors Nozka & Bolwell write top essays for Rotary Club Contest

Juniors Nozka & Bolwell write top essays for Rotary Club Contest

Blaze Grabowski, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

Juniors Alyssa Nozka and Ashley Bolwell won first and second place respectively in the annual Mid-Bergen County Rotary Club’s Four-Way Test Essay Contest. “Job well done! I’m so proud of the winners, and I am excited to celebrate their win,” said English Teacher Mrs. Lonergan. The upperc...

Seniors MacKenzie & Knoll reflect on latest charity work

Seniors MacKenzie & Knoll reflect on latest charity work

Samirah Reyes, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Seniors Skylar Mackenzie and Joseph Knoll used their spring break to build homes in a small community in Batey Lecheria in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic. Along with several others, they helped out for eight days with a Pompton Plains church group called Our Ladies of Good Counsel. While in t...

Speaker ‘Mykee’ inspires students to be authentic & empathic

Speaker ‘Mykee’ inspires students to be authentic & empathic

Aminah Iqbal, Staff Writer

May 11, 2019

Becton Regional High School hosted, for the first time, performer, poet, and psychologist Dr. Michael “Mykee” Fowlin who produced a one-man presentation entitled ‘You Don’t Know Me Until You Know Me.’ Through four different scenes, the presenter combined his acting skills and his degree i...

Becton Marching Band performances look to showcase color guards

Becton Marching Band performances look to showcase color guards

Blaze Grabowski, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

The Wildcat Marching Band, under the direction of Mr. Corey Moore, is working to add a Color Guard unit to their 2019-2020 field show performances. An interest meeting took place last week where several students attended, and it was announced that new uniforms are being ordered for next season. Junior...

Junior Gallegos to attend rigorous foreign educational program

Junior Gallegos to attend rigorous foreign educational program

Aminah Iqbal, Staff Writer

April 13, 2019

Junior Arturo Santana Gallegos is preparing to travel to Italy over the spring break to attend an exclusive foreign exchange program. The ACE Project, which is coordinated on behalf of Education First (EF) Mexico, seeks to expose students to “accelerated internationalization” by allowing them the opportunit...

First-time music club offered at Becton

First-time music club offered at Becton

Samirah Reyes, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Mr. Daniello, a Becton Regional High School physical education instructor, has recently introduced a music club at the high school. The afterschool activity is open to any aspiring musicians that want a place to share their musical interests and possibly form a band. “I've been a musician for...

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