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2017 Junior/Senior Prom Court

The Becton 2017 Prom Court is Savannah Moorman, Greg Anderson, Alexa Montas and Kamil Nykiel.

June 2, 2017

Congratulations to Becton's Prom Prince and Princess, Gregory Anderson and Savannah Moorman and Prom King and Queen Kamil Nykiel and Alexa Montas!

Annual spring concert keeps audience engaged

Junior Tyler Koch and Senior Eunice Wang perform a song from The Phantom of the Opera.

Sabryna Almeida and Anthony Cioce

May 30, 2017

Becton’s annual spring concert, which took place on May 18, included fan-favorite songs from The Phantom of The Opera and Harry Potter. The show included performances from the concert band and the show choir. Several solos were also performed by Senior Eunice Hwang who sang Sparkle, Junior Isis Polano who san...

Culinary students attend field trip to ABC’s ‘The Chew’

Culinary students are sitting in the audience waiting for the show to begin filming.

Cecilia Munoz and Jana Christiano

May 8, 2017

Culinary Instructor Mrs. Marut, along with twenty students, went on a field trip to a television food show, The Chew, on May 4. Mrs. Marut planned a field trip to the hit daytime show after it was suggested by one of her students, Junior Alexa Felten. The culinary teacher then chose the first...

Law students tour Bergen County Courthouse; witness live hearings

Becton's law students tour the Bergen County Courthouse located in Hackensack.

Savannah Jones, Editor

May 8, 2017

Ms. Dizon and Ms. Ruiz took Becton’s law students to visit the Bergen County Courthouse on May 5. Students had the opportunity to see how law is used in everyday life as they spent the day learning about the different aspects of law and court systems. “I hope the students were able to see that...

SAT & ACT Class inspires students to consider SHU

The juniors and seniors who are enrolled in the SAT/ACT course at Becton took a tour of Seton Hall University.

Sarah Tawfeek, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017

Juniors and seniors enrolled in the SAT/ACT class at Becton attended a field trip to Seton Hall University on March 28. Seton Hall University, a private Roman Catholic college, is located in West Orange, New Jersey and is home to about 9,627 undergraduates. Becton students were given the opportunity...

“Becton’s Best” Talent Show puts creativity on display

The winner of the Becton Talent Show is Happenstance performing

March 28, 2017

Junior Class Advisor and Physical Education Instructor Ms. O’Driscoll coordinated a successful talent show, which took place in the B-PAC on March 23. The talent show consisted of 12 various acts by students who attend Becton Regional High School as well as a few talented adolescents from Garfield...

Student production of ‘Grease’ gets positive reviews

Juniors Tyler Koch and Memphis Nazco play Danny Zuko and Cha- Cha.

Matthew Krieger, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017

A successful performance of the musical Grease took place in the B-PAC on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4. After practicing since December, the play was a tremendous success generating approximately $4,000 dollars over the course of the weekend. Junior Tyler Koch, who played the leading role as ...

First ever Becton ‘Carnivale’ celebration a success

Mrs. Colangelo, Mrs. Bonanno and Mrs. Sanchez have fun wearing masks made by Becton art students.

Savannah Jones, Editor

March 9, 2017

Becton students celebrated the first ever Carnivale with art, music and decorations in the gym and snacks in the main cafeteria during their lunch period on Friday, March 3. Carnivale is a national celebration that occurs before the religious observance of Lent, so the Art, World Language and Family...

Course offerings at Becton continue to increase

Mrs. Marut and her culinary students enjoy the art of baking.

Victoria Cruz and Simran Kaur

February 28, 2017

During the past few weeks, students have been busy creating their schedules for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year, and as one already knows, over the last two years, numerous new courses have been added to Becton’s program of studies. “As students are told during their scheduling meetings, they...

Leave replacement, Mr. Frangipane, steps in for Mrs. Muniz

Mr. Frangipane studied at William Paterson University.

Cecilia Munoz, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017

As maternity leave replacement for Mrs. Muniz, the Becton staff welcomes Science Teacher Mr. Frangipane. Already having taught at Vernon Township High School, Mr. Frangipane is very familiar with teaching high school students. The new science teacher attended William Paterson University where he...

Forensics class to solve mock assault investigation

Forensics students learn investigation techniques such as how to analyze fingerprints.

Jana Christiano and Jessica Coleman

January 15, 2017

Science Instructor Mrs. Mackanin, along with her forensics class, is starting off the new year with a project that will mimic a real-life assault investigation. “Students are learning how to solve a crime during an in-depth investigation by studying hair evidence that shows race, gender, and whether...

2017 Becton Prom Preview

Junior Lauren Kaszka collects raffle tickets for the Halloween Basket Fundraiser.

Jana Christiano, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016

Prom Committee Adviser Ms. O’Driscoll has a very exciting night planned for the junior and senior students this year. The Becton Prom will take place on Thursday, June 1 from 6 p.m. to 11p.m. at the Liberty House Restaurant in Jersey City. “You get a very nice view of New York City,” stated...

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