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Salome Siradze Secures December’s Student of the Month

Salome Siradze

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

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

Pies made by culinary courses

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

2019-2020 Becton Debate Team

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, Staff Writer

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, Staff Writer

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...

Becton’s Halloween is a Hallo-win

DJ Tropical Drops the Spooky Beat.

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2019

Becton showed some spooky Wildcat pride at its second annual Nightmare on Wildcat Way pep rally on Halloween. The frighteningly fun event consisted of themed competitions between teachers and students, as well as the announcement of the costume contest winners. DJ Tropical, aka Junior Bryan Mendez, provid...

Chinese Delegates Admire Becton Technology

Chinese Delegates Admire Becton Technology

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

“In hindsight, it was a cultural exchange,” said Assistant Principal Mr. Bononno about Becton’s hosting of delegates from Hangzhou, China on October 9, 2019. The visitors included Commissioner of Education for the province of Zhejiang, as well as other educators from China who seek to explore ...

Beating Cancer One Step at a Time

Photo by M. Vaccaro

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2019

“I thought we did a great job!” Physical Education Instructor Mrs. Jessica O’Driscoll expressed. The gym teacher and students Javier Pose and Francesca Dato won first place in each of their age divisions at the run. The school raised $2,359.25 in donations for children living with cancer, surpa...

Becton Dedicates Production Studio to Philanthropic Donor

In the spotlight of the new Katherine Wickle-Ochipa Production Studio

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

At the start of the new school year, Henry P. Becton Regional High School unveiled the nearly $850,000 Katherine Wickle-Ochipa Production Studio. The studio is dedicated to Wickle-Ochipa, due to the costs of the studio being partially covered by her generous endowment. “[Ms. Ochipa] wanted to ma...

New Teachers on the Block

Dr. Sforza and Board Vice President Mr. Bruce Young welcome new staff members to the 'Becton Wildcat Family'. Photo courtesy of @Dr_DSforza.

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2019

To accommodate its recently added courses and opening positions, Becton Regional High School welcomes four new teachers to the Wildcat family. The group includes Special Education Math instructor Mrs. Jahn Maka, English and Journalism educator Mrs. Kara Sozzo, Baking and Pastry artist Mrs. Kimberly Dam...

Becton football: players and fans start the season off right

Becton students support Wildcats Football’s first home game of the 2019 season. Photo by Jenny Marcinkowski.

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...

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