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How Covid-19 Has Already Changed Our World

How Covid-19 Has Already Changed Our World

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

Across the United States, Coronavirus cases are surging with New York, New Jersey, and California having the most cases. As of March 31, 2020, the United States has 164,719 positive cases with 3,170 deaths according to the John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center. In the U.S., unemployment claims are...

Samantha Zawadski Scores Student of the Month for March

Sam Zawadski demonstrates her skills outside of the classroom.

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities

May 1, 2020

Senior Samantha Zawadski has been chosen as the March Student of the Month. As a star athlete, homecoming queen, and honors student, Sam Zawadski is the epitome of a well-rounded student. When asked about the honor, Zawadski expressed that, “so many others do amazing things, so being chosen is an ho...

Editorial: “Feminism” is not a Bad Word

Women's Wednesday: For Women's History Month, The Cat's Eye View takes a look at the issues impacting women today.

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2020

"Feminism calls for everyone to have access to the same chances and opportunities, no matter their gender identity."

The real problem with the Pink Tax

Women's Wednesday: For Women's History Month, The Cat's Eye View takes a look at the issues impacting women today.

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

The pink tax is a form of gender-based pricing that is often put on products that women and non-binary people use. Much of the time, a similar cheaper product can be found targeted to men.

Equal Play/Equal Pay: Why the USWNT deserves more.

Jenny Marcinkowski explores the issues facing female athletes during women's history month.

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

After last year’s fourth World Cup win, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) has proved yet again that they are a force to be reckoned with. They have been ranked first 10 out of the last 11 years and their games have generated roughly $900,000 more in revenue than the men’s from 2016...

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

The Hollywood Sign catches your eye from the Griffith Observatory.

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)

Henry P. Becton alumni visit seniors to talk about life after high school.

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

Senior Jenny Marcinkowski 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

Lead by Senior Dylan Valenzuela, The Becton Robotics team Competes.

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

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

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

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

Students practice their moves for

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

The female teacher & staff compete with the seniors in a tug-of-war.

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...

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