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A Trip to California: I’m in a Golden State of Mind. 

A Trip to California: I’m in a Golden State of Mind. 

Anthony Berrios, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

"The Golden State,” is a go-to vacation spot, and a place people dream about living and experiencing once in their life. The amount of things to do in California is endless, with so many places in California to see and admire. In January, I set out to California for five days to see everything I c...

Students Become the Masters (of College)

Students Become the Masters (of College)

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2020

Recently graduated Becton alumni revisited their alma mater on January 7th and 9th to discuss college life with senior students. Math educator Mrs. Ferris enlisted the help of her previous students to talk about boarding at universities, what to expect from professors and the overall differences betwee...

Jenny Marcinkowski Dominates: Senior Wins Debate Award and Essay Contest

Jenny Marcinkowski Dominates: Senior Wins Debate Award and Essay Contest

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2020

With college quickly approaching for the upperclassmen at Becton, Senior Jenny Marcinkowski has been making sure to dominate her extracurriculars this month. The senior recently won the VFW Voice of Democracy Essay Contest, as well as the award for Best Judge at the Debate Team’s meet in Becton on...

Senior Dylan Valenzuela Reflects on his Time as Team Leader of Robotics

Senior Dylan Valenzuela Reflects on his Time as Team Leader of Robotics

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

January 22, 2020

Senior Dylan Valenzuela has been chosen for a January student spotlight due to his dedication to the Becton’s robotics team. Dylan has been a member of the team for the last two years and has held the position of team leader, President, and head of engineering. “As a team leader, I am given the responsibility...

Senior Gianna Penna is chosen as January’s Student of the Month

Senior Gianna Penna is chosen as January’s Student of the Month

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

January 15, 2020

Senior Gianna Penna has been chosen as Becton’s January Student of the Month. Gianna expressed that she is “beyond grateful that [she] earned this honor in recognition of [her] hard work.” The Senior finds the most challenging part of high school to be managing her time and schoolwork. She has...

High Hopes For High School Musical Play

High Hopes For High School Musical Play

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2020

  UPDATE: Purchase Tickets to High School Musical: On Stage! from TicketLeap Becton’s Theater Arts Department is setting the stage for its upcoming production of High School Musical: On Stage! the last weekend in February. Directing the play is Mrs. Michele Morrell, who previously directed Be...

Becton’s (Holiday) Spirit Week was Merry & Bright

Becton’s (Holiday) Spirit Week was Merry & Bright

Sarah Oehlmann and Jenny Marcinkowski

January 9, 2020

Becton’s annual holiday spirit week was full of festivities including hallway decorating, the pep rally, and dress-up days. Students worked on the hallways from the 9th to the 16th, each hallway with a different theme. The hallway that is decorated the best receives points that go towards the Battle o...

Salome Siradze Secures December’s Student of the Month

Salome Siradze Secures December’s Student of the Month

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

December 18, 2019

Salome Siradze has been selected as December’s Student of the Month. “When I stop to think about all of the voices that contributed to making this decision, I can’t help but feel grateful. It fills me with a lot of pride to be recognized for all the work I’ve done,” said the Senior. Salome...

Take a bite out of Thanksgiving with Becton’s Culinary Team

Take a bite out of Thanksgiving with Becton’s Culinary Team

Anthony Berrios, Staff Writer

November 27, 2019

Thanksgiving is a holiday where you get to spend time with family and celebrate your traditions. But while it’s great to be thankful and spend time with family, the question that’s always on your mind is... “What are we eating?”  Thanksgiving is the day where you forget your healthy mindset and go all...

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...

Nozka Nabs November Student of the Month

Nozka Nabs November Student of the Month

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

November 14, 2019

Miss. Alyssa Nozka has been chosen as November’s student of the month. “It is such a rewarding feeling to be chosen for this amazing recognition, being one of the few chosen for this title is an honor,” said the Senior. Alyssa finds that the most challenging part of high school is understanding t...

Becton Senior Class Experiences the American Dream on Opening Day

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

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...

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