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Mr. McGuire becomes newest addition to Becton’s History Dept.

Mr. McGuire becomes newest addition to Becton’s History Dept.

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor

December 2, 2018


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Becton Regional High School welcomes Mr. Thomas McGuire, a history teacher and replacement for former history instructor Mr. Bononno. Mr. McGuire is currently teaching courses such as United States History II and Modern America. Compared to his previous years of teaching, the Becton faculty member...

Mr. Bononno inspires Becton junior through childhood classic

Mr. Bononno inspires Becton junior through childhood classic

Jaylen Nuila, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


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Mr. Bononno, a former Becton history teacher for 29 years and current acting vice principal of the high school, left his students with a top ten book list that everyone should read during his/her lifetime before exiting the classroom this year. At the top of his list is the storybook classic Winnie-the-Pooh. Mr. Bononno ...

Exchange students attend BRHS to grow academically, socially

Exchange students attend BRHS to grow academically, socially

Monsserath Martinez and Aminah Iqbal

November 7, 2018


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Juniors Maria Gutierrez and Irina Lopez are cousins who traveled from the Canary Islands of Spain to strengthen their English speaking skills and gain further insight into the United States while attending Becton Regional High School. “The people here are so kind. In fact, they have tried to speak...

Sophomore Mengistu receives first Act of Kindness Award

Sophomore Mengistu receives first Act of Kindness Award

Lisa Squeo, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


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Kidus Mengistu, a Becton Regional High School sophomore and athlete, has received the school’s first ever Act of Kindness Award by the BRHS Board of Education after he was photographed by a local teacher for helping an elderly woman cross the street. The award was given at the October 10 board meeting...

Becton community mourns the loss of John Shaw

Becton community mourns the loss of John Shaw

Blaze Grabowski, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


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Faculty, staff, and students of Becton Regional High School are mourning the unfortunate passing of 38-year custodian Mr. John C. Shaw. Mr. Shaw was a veteran employee who has worked at the high school since 1975. He is commonly recognized amongst the community as one of the kindest and friendliest ...

Safety and disciplinary measures top list of improvements this school year

Safety and disciplinary measures top list of improvements this school year

Jenny Marcinkowski and Jaylen Nuila

September 23, 2018


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Although Becton Principal Dr. Sforza feels that the Carlstadt-East Rutherford School District has always been “proactive and ahead of the curve” with regard to safety and discipline, new precautions have been taken this school year. First and foremost, this past summer, Becton’s principal has...

Becton offers first-time TV Broadcasting elective

Becton offers first-time TV Broadcasting elective

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


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Among the new courses that have been added this school year, Becton Regional High School has included TV Broadcasting to their Program of Studies. Art Instructor Mrs. Colangelo, who has been appointed to teach the elective, stated, “I’m excited to be selected as the teacher for the first ever TV...

Mrs. Robitaille completes student teaching experience alongside Mr. Carr

Mrs. Robitaille completes student teaching experience alongside Mr. Carr

Blaze Grabowski, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


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Mrs. Robitaille, who is currently working alongside History Teacher Mr. Carr, has returned to Becton from May of last year to continue her student teaching experience. The soon-to-be full-time history instructor observes all of Mr. Carr’s classes, which include APUSH 1 and 2, United States History...

Becton to host first Innovation Fair this month

Becton to host first Innovation Fair this month

Konrad Messyasz, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


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The Robotics Club, also known as the “Bectobots,” will be hosting its first Innovation Fair in Becton’s gymnasium on Wed., April 25 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The purpose of the fair is to showcase student talent in the field of science, technology, engineering, the arts and math (STEAM). “Local...

Art Teacher Ms. Maturo joins Becton staff

Art Teacher Ms. Maturo joins Becton staff

Misha Asim, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


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Ms. Maturo, a longtime lover of art and photography, has joined the Becton faculty as an art teacher. This year, she will be teaching two digital photography classes and one art experience class. Before coming to Becton, Ms. Maturo worked as an elementary art teacher for the Wayne Public School System....

Mr. Anfang turns passion for sports into teaching

Mr. Anfang turns passion for sports into teaching

Maya Dobrygowski, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


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For the 2017-2018 school year, the Becton community welcomes a new physical education teacher, Mr. Anfang. For someone with a passion for almost every sport, Mr. Anfang decided to become a physical education teacher during his senior year of college.  The new gym instructor attended Cedarville U...

Becton welcomes Special Education Teacher Mrs. Termanini

Becton welcomes Special Education Teacher Mrs. Termanini

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


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Mrs. Termanini is entering Becton Regional High School as the new Special Education teacher for math. The new instructor was born and raised in Syria, and while living there, she attended Aleppo University. During her time at Aleppo University, she studied to receive her Bachelor’s Degree in Education...

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