Cat's Eye View

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...

Becton to host first Innovation Fair this month

The Robotics Club is advised by Science Teacher Mrs. Mackanin.

Konrad Messyasz, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

The Robotics Club, also known as the “Bectobots,” will be hosting its first Innovation Fair in Becton’s gymnasium on Wed., April 25 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The purpose of the fair is to showcase student talent in the field of science, technology, engineering, the arts and math (STEAM). “Local...

‘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

Sophomore Maya Grabowski scans her ID card to pay for her lunch items.

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

Mr. D'Alia's biology classes take care of Becton's pet turtle.

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...

Senior Cao’s writing becomes published online

Patrick is currently an editor for the Cat's Eye View.

Tsering Palzom, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017

Becton Senior Patrick Cao's story, “The Entitled Generation,” has been recently published on Teen Ink Magazine. “It is a story about my opinions on how millennials have a sense of entitlement that has affected our society. The article also shows both the adolescent side of the spectrum alon...

Becton community continues to stand up to bullying

Anti-bullying signs can be found throughout the Becton hallways.

Fabiola Gonzalez, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

With several new changes around Becton Regional High School, the new anti-bullying posters displayed around the school is one of them. “These signs are a way to make the school’s environment more positive,” Student Assistance Counselor Ms. Klamerus stated. They are basically a daily reminder...

Art Teacher Ms. Maturo joins Becton staff

Ms. Maturo teaches digital photography classes and an art experience class at Becton.

Misha Asim, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Ms. Maturo, a longtime lover of art and photography, has joined the Becton faculty as an art teacher. This year, she will be teaching two digital photography classes and one art experience class. Before coming to Becton, Ms. Maturo worked as an elementary art teacher for the Wayne Public School System....

Mr. Anfang turns passion for sports into teaching

Mr. Anfang is interested in coaching the Becton Boys' Tennis Team in the future.

Maya Dobrygowski, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

For the 2017-2018 school year, the Becton community welcomes a new physical education teacher, Mr. Anfang. For someone with a passion for almost every sport, Mr. Anfang decided to become a physical education teacher during his senior year of college.  The new gym instructor attended Cedarville U...

Becton welcomes Special Education Teacher Mrs. Termanini

Mrs. Termanini teaches Algebra I, Algebra II and geometry classes.

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

Mrs. Termanini is entering Becton Regional High School as the new Special Education teacher for math. The new instructor was born and raised in Syria, and while living there, she attended Aleppo University. During her time at Aleppo University, she studied to receive her Bachelor’s Degree in Education...

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!

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