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Becton ‘Grease’ production to star Gatopoulos, Koch

Becton ‘Grease’ production to star Gatopoulos, Koch

Sarah Tawfeek, Staff Writer

January 15, 2017

Grease, the famous 1978 romantic comedy musical, is being brought to Becton at the beginning of March, and the cast of the play will star Junior Victoria Gatopoulos as Sandy Dumbrowski and Junior Tyler Koch as Danny Zuko. “We’re doing Grease, which is a classic musical and a lot of high schools...

Strauss, Kandiel & Yoo win awards at January home debate

Strauss, Kandiel & Yoo win awards at January home debate

Gina Beneduci and Ryan Strauss

January 13, 2017

At the home tournament this past Friday, Becton’s debate team performed exceptionally, with Seniors Ryan Strauss and Zak Kandiel winning third place and Junior GaHyun Yoo being nominated for Best Judge. January 6 was the only home debate tournament this year, and teams from schools all across Bergen...

Junior class fundraisers at ‘full speed’ while other classes prepare for profit

Junior class fundraisers at ‘full speed’ while other classes prepare for profit

Matthew Krieger and Savannah Jones

December 8, 2016

Last week’s speedball tournament was not only a successful fundraiser for the junior class, but it also served as a great means of entertainment and competitive play. Eight teams came out to battle for the championship title held by Senior Marc Micco’s team also known as G.O.A.T. Although every team...

Business Instructor Mr. Siracusa to be new math league adviser

Business Instructor Mr. Siracusa to be new math league adviser

Anthony Cioce, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016

Business Teacher Mr. Siracusa is excited to be the new adviser for Becton's math league. “I wanted to be the adviser because I have a love for math, and I have the capability of motivating our students to take their skills to the next level,” he said. Mr. Siracusa said he particularly enjoys advising...

Peer Leadership Program continues to promote kindness, unity

Peer Leadership Program continues to promote kindness, unity

Victoria Cruz, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

Student Assistance Counselor Ms. Klamerus is proud to announce that the peer leadership program, which is a student-driven organization, will be returning to Becton . This program is geared toward juniors and seniors looking to promote kindness and unity and take an active role in becoming a leader...

New members & strong wins for Becton Debate

New members & strong wins for Becton Debate

Ryan Strauss, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

Becton’s debate team began this year on a strong note, solidifying its place as one of the Bergen County Debate League’s strongest teams. Seniors Ryan Strauss and Zak Kandiel brought home individual speaking awards in the first tournament of the year and later went on to win first place at the second...

Journalism I & II students attend GSSPA Fall Press Day

Journalism I & II students attend GSSPA Fall Press Day

Patrick Cao, Editor

October 27, 2016

The Becton Journalism I and II students visited Rutgers University in New Brunswick for the Garden State Scholastic Press Association’s Fall Student Press Day on October 24. GSSPA, which offers resources and support for high school journalism students and advisers, scheduled numerous informational...

Becton’s Career Exploration Internship Program triples in size

Becton’s Career Exploration Internship Program triples in size

Ryan Strauss, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016

High school is a time for learning and exploring areas of interest, and Becton’s CEIP (Career Exploration Internship Program) is working with nearby places of employment to help students fulfill this goal.  The Internship Program, which was made possible by Principal Dr. Sforza and Career and Technology...

2017 Becton Prom Preview

2017 Becton Prom Preview

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...

BRHS welcomes Ms. Prinzo as new moderator of GHG

BRHS welcomes Ms. Prinzo as new moderator of GHG

Cecilia Munoz, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016

The Girls Helping Girls Club eagerly welcomes a new moderator, English Teacher Ms. Prinzo, for the 2016-2017 school year. “I really love the idea of this club because it promotes positive interactions between girls,” said Ms. Prinzo. Ms. Klamerus, a Becton Special Education Teacher and Student...

Becton banners to promote pride and positivity

Becton banners to promote pride and positivity

Sarah Tawfeek, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016

New to Henry P. Becton Regional High School is the arrival of life-size school banners. Made possible by the school administration and staff, these ‘Becton billboards’ are meant to instill a sense of pride within the high school. "When students enter our building every day, we want them to be...

Culinary III Pro-Start Program added to family and consumer science curriculum

Culinary III Pro-Start Program added to family and consumer science curriculum

Patrick Cao, Editor

September 20, 2016

Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Mrs. Marut is looking forward to teaching a new Culinary III Pro-Start Program at Becton. The course was designed to introduce students to background knowledge regarding food safety, restaurant management, manufacturing foods, recipe development and working with...

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