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The meaning, traditions behind Saint Patrick’s Day

The meaning, traditions behind Saint Patrick’s Day

Patrick Cao, Editor

March 1, 2016

In a few weeks it will once again be Saint Patrick's Day, a day for pubs to be full like the stomachs of families enjoying their traditional corned beef and cabbage. And even though most individuals consider the holiday to be quite popular with parades and decorations, not too many know the true history...

Becton faculty, staff to celebrate Valentine’s Day with loved ones

Becton faculty, staff to celebrate Valentine’s Day with loved ones

Julio Rodriguez, Staff Writer

February 7, 2016

Traditionally, Valentine’s Day is spent with a loved one or significant other, and sometimes even on a blind date. Most people will celebrate by getting dressed up in their nicest outfits and going to a nice dinner at a fancy restaurant, sometimes followed by a new movie at the theater. But now it’s...

What’s cooking in culinary class?

What’s cooking in culinary class?

Matthew Krieger, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016

With just a few weeks after the start of the third marking period, Ms. Marut, Becton Regional High School's home economics instructor, is all set to add excellent, new recipes to the Culinary I and II classes. The curriculum for Culinary I focuses on easier to manage, simpler recipes while Culinary...

Students, staff begin to ponder 2016 resolutions

Students, staff begin to ponder 2016 resolutions

Patrick Cao, Editor

December 15, 2015

New Year's resolutions for 2016 have been receiving mixed feelings from Henry P. Becton High School's students and staff. A resolution is great motivation to change oneself for the upcoming year since they are normally meant to improve overall lifestyles for the greater good. Sophomore Fabrizio...

The modernization of holiday decorating stirs mixed reviews

The modernization of holiday decorating stirs mixed reviews

Kaya Zawistowski, Staff Writer

December 14, 2015

Over the past couple of years, holiday decorations have changed immensely. From having the traditional Christmas trees and Santa Clauses displayed in public places, malls and stores have been progressively putting out more modern decorations. Furthermore, some public places refuse to exhibit holiday...

Becton school store helps provide scholarships, donations to many

Becton school store helps provide scholarships, donations to many

Savannah Jones, Editor

November 12, 2015

The Becton school store, located right outside the B-PAC, is open daily from 2:46 p.m. until 3:05 p.m., though the store will stay open until 3:15 p.m. if necessary. Upon entering, there are several items that one can find for sale including Becton apparel, food, drinks, school supplies, and locks...

Texting related injuries on the rise

Texting related injuries on the rise

Savannah Jones, Editor

October 9, 2015

A study published earlier this year by university students confirms that texting on your smartphone while walking, does indeed change how you walk. While 10% of drivers under the age of 20 involved in car accidents were distracted by their phone at the time of the crash, people are 48% more likely to w...

Recent discoveries leave many wondering if there is life on Mars

Recent discoveries leave many wondering if there is life on Mars

Matthew Krieger, Staff Writer

October 9, 2015

With the confirmation of water on the surface of Mars, the topic has stirred up some different reactions. The liquid water there is more than likely poisonous and salty, but the surroundings still contain the 5 major elements to support some form of life- oxygen, nitrogen, phosphorus, hydrogen, and carbon. “Water...

What did you say?

What did you say?

Klaudia Ryznar, Staff Writer

June 12, 2015

The current generation has been adding more far-fetched words into their everyday conversations, and with all this new terminology, understanding what a teenager is saying can be quite difficult. Grandparents, parents and even many other adolescents have been caught up in the confusion and at times,...

Summertime and the living ISN’T so easy

Summertime and the living ISN’T so easy

Brittany Welsch, Staff Writer

June 11, 2015

The Becton seniors are ready for summer as they begin prepping for their summer jobs to help save for future college endeavors. When the CEV staff asked seniors where they will be working this summer, these were some of the responses. Try to match the senior with his/her summer job! A. Klaudia Ryznar B....

Senior year nostalgia begins to set in

Senior year nostalgia begins to set in

Akemi Yara, Staff Writer

June 11, 2015

As the school year comes to an end, Becton’s graduating class takes the time to reminisce on all the great memories from the past four years. Senior Rebecca Sass looks back on the times she has attended the Model Congress trips. “Aside from having a good time, I have also made many friendships...

First CEV staff to launch online site looks forward to future plans

First CEV staff to launch online site looks forward to future plans

John Rotella, Staff Writer

May 2, 2015

After writing and interviewing incessantly for the past ten months, the journalism class, which is made up of all Class of 2015 graduates, is ready to pursue future goals. Sharon Skeahan will be attending Montclair State University in the fall. “I loved the campus and the professors that I met;...

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