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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...

Local crossing guards express views on often overlooked profession

Local crossing guards express views on often overlooked profession

Blaze Grabowski, Staff Writer

March 17, 2019

“It was a high school student, and I never knew his name. He would never smile or respond, and he would always look down. I would greet him whenever I saw him,” stated Ms. Tammy Gil, a crossing guard for the Borough of East Rutherford. She then went on to add, “Many years later, I ran into him...

Junior/Senior prom to be held on May 30

Junior/Senior prom to be held on May 30

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

Becton Regional High School’s 2018-2019 Junior/Senior Prom will be taking place at the Westmount Country Club in Woodland Park on Thursday, May 30. The theme of this year’s event will be The Great Gatsby, and approximately two hundred students are expected to attend. The starting price of prom ...

Becton staff, students share their favorite films of all time

Becton staff, students share their favorite films of all time

Misha Asim and Jenny Marcinkowski & Blaze Grabowski

February 14, 2019

  1. Mrs. Mackanin, Science Teacher a. Sweet Home Alabama because I got engaged after that movie 2. Mrs. Muniz, Science Teacher b. Annie because it made me realize not to take anything for granted in life. It turned my outlook on life and what I thought 3. Senior Isabella Marra c. Moonstruck because I love young Cher ...

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