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BRHS helps raise heart disease awareness

BRHS helps raise heart disease awareness

Aminah Iqbal, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

Becton Regional High School’s faculty and students joined together and wore the color red on Feb. 1 in support of Heart Disease Awareness Month. Furthermore, the Becton community is taking a stand for their country’s health one dollar at a time. For example, the high school's Key Club and its...

Sophomore Ore places first in short story contest

Sophomore Ore places first in short story contest

Aminah Iqbal, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

Becton Regional High School sophomore Italo Ore placed first in a short story contest hosted by Mrs. Settembrino. His writing piece, “Happy Go Lucky,”
 centers around a man who stumbles upon an ancient artifact that grants him supernatural powers. The main character’s newfound abilities allow...

Wooden plaque created to honor late custodian

Wooden plaque created to honor late custodian

Blaze Grabowski, Staff Writer

January 6, 2019

The Becton Board of Education and Administration unveiled a commemorative plaque in honor of the high school’s late custodian, Mr. John Shaw. The plaque reads “Get Home Safely,” which was a phrase Mr. Shaw was well known for saying to faculty, staff and students as they prepared to leave the building. A...

AP Gov. & Politics students conduct, interpret polls ahead of Election Day

AP Gov. & Politics students conduct, interpret polls ahead of Election Day

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor

November 6, 2018

Mr. Carr’s Advanced Placement Government and Politics class conducted a public opinion poll during the week of October 22. Students enrolled in the class were responsible for polling 105 of their peers on various topics, which included Homecoming attendance, the proposed Wellness Center, going out...

Sophomore Grabowski covers Midterm Election

Sophomore Grabowski covers Midterm Election

Blaze Grabowski, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

The stakes are high in the political theatre as the Midterm Elections are today, and according to RealClearPolitics, the Republicans will gain a seat in the Senate whilst the Democrats will take a majority in the House, taking thirty-three seats. In the Senate, the Republicans have 50 leaning, safe,...

New school nurse, Ms. Collins, brings many years of experience to Becton

New school nurse, Ms. Collins, brings many years of experience to Becton

Samirah Reyes, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

Ms. Sharon Collins has been recently hired as the full-time school nurse at Becton Regional High School.  “I am so happy here; all the staff and students are so nice,” she said. Before becoming employed at Becton, Ms. Collins worked as a school nurse for five years in two different school districts...

Class of 2018 Valedictorian: Victoria Gatopoulos

Class of 2018 Valedictorian: Victoria Gatopoulos

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018

Senior Victoria Gatopoulos has been named valedictorian of Becton Regional High School’s Class of 2018. Victoria found inspiration to do well in high school from the words of one of her former peers, Jamie Scangarella, who was the salutatorian of the Class of 2016 when she was just a sophomore....

Class of 2018 Salutatorian: Timothy Reid

Class of 2018 Salutatorian: Timothy Reid

Maya Dobrygowski, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018

While preparing for graduation, Senior Timothy Reid is celebrating his achievement as Class of 2018 Salutatorian. "I'm very honored to be named the salutatorian of my class,” he said. Transferring from St. Peter’s Prep located in Jersey City to Becton Regional High School at the start of his...

‘Friendsgiving’ trend fills homes with friends, food & fun

‘Friendsgiving’ trend fills homes with friends, food & fun

Kaya Zawistowski, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Generation X and Millennials are continuing the fairly new tradition of celebrating “Friendsgiving," a potluck-style holiday, which normally takes place before Thanksgiving. This holiday is attracting many newcomers every fall season and is becoming more popular year after year because holidays...

Pumpkin spice and everything nice

Pumpkin spice and everything nice

Jana Christiano, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Pumpkin spice is back and many establishments, such as Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks, and McDonald's are going head-to-head to sell the most beverages. As the cold months of fall approach, these companies are trying to increase their revenue with desired fall flavors. The competition intensified at...

School online payment software implemented in Becton cafeteria

School online payment software implemented in Becton cafeteria

Alexis Howard, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

A new and improved payment system called the Point of Sale Software has been implemented in the Becton cafeteria. This new lunch software system was designed to eliminate the use of cash, which in turn, makes the lunch line move more rapidly and the purchase of food more organized. The Point of Sale...

Junior Guyre donates pet turtle to Heights resident

Junior Guyre donates pet turtle to Heights resident

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2017

Science Teacher Mr. D’Alia has recently teamed up with Junior Christian Guyre to help a ten year old boy in Hasbrouck Heights by allowing him to adopt a biology class turtle. When the young boy’s pet turtle suddenly passed away, Christian suggested to gift one of Mr. D’Alia’s turtles to the...

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