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Juniors Nozka & Bolwell write top essays for Rotary Club Contest

Ashley Bolwell and Alyssa Nozka were presented with their awards on May 14.

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

Senior Joseph Knoll helps move roofing materials.

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

Dr. Mykee Fowlin motivated Becton students to

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

The color guard uniforms will coordinate with the high school's marching band uniforms.

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 Arturo Santana Gallegos will be attending The ACE Project's educational program at the start of spring break.

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

Mr. Daniello has brought the idea of creating a music club to Becton Regional High School.

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

Ms. Judy Triguero is responsible for keeping the East Rutherford schoolchildren safe.

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

The prom venue is located in Woodland Park, NJ.

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 ...

BRHS helps raise heart disease awareness

Becton Regional High School's staff and students show their support for heart disease awareness on National Wear Red Day.

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 Italo Ore is the winner of Mrs. Settembrino's annual 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...

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