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Senior students welcome guest speaker from Berkeley

Senior students welcome guest speaker from Berkeley

Savannah Jones, Editor

September 19, 2016

Pat Verile, an admissions officer from Berkeley College, visited English Teacher Mrs. Scalera’s period eight senior English class on September 15. Mr. Verile was invited to speak to the class regarding important points like interviewing skills, plagiarism and resume writing. He also spoke about the ...

English instructor, Mr. Schaefer, to act as Mrs. Lonergan’s maternity leave replacement

English instructor, Mr. Schaefer, to act as Mrs. Lonergan’s maternity leave replacement

Victoria Gatopoulos, Staff Writer

September 18, 2016

Due to the recent birth of English Teacher Mrs. Lonergan’s son, Becton has welcomed a new face to the faculty for the duration of her maternity leave. Mr. Schaefer will be taking over her classes for the first half of the 2016-17 school year. A teacher of over 25 years, he will surely fit right into...

Physics Classes Head to Six Flags for Field Trip

Physics Classes Head to Six Flags for Field Trip

Patrick Cao, Editor

June 3, 2016

Henry P. Becton’s High School’s Junior Physics classes took an adventurous trip to Six Flags Great Adventure Amusement Park on May 13th, 2016. The trip was conducted by physics teacher Mr. Cantatore, along with chaperones of teachers and parents; the Junior physics class had enjoyed a blast ...

Becton’s Own Mrs. Hopper Signs New Book Deal

Becton’s Own Mrs. Hopper Signs New Book Deal

Matthew Kreiger, Staff Writer

June 3, 2016

“Retirement is just transitioning,” says Kristen Hopper, World Language teacher of Spanish and Italian at Henry P. Becton Regional High School. “I am transitioning from one career I love to another which I also love.” For her, retirement from teaching at Becton High School doesn’t mean an...

Seniors Decide on College of Choice

Seniors Decide on College of Choice

Kaya Zawistowski, Staff Writer

June 3, 2016

As the school year starts coming to an end, Seniors are tasked with the responsibility of picking their college of choice. Liya Kowlessar, although undecided on a major or career, is going to Bergen Community College. Like most, she is most excited about being out of high school. “Becton has prepared ...

Becton Says Farewell to Mrs. Tripodi and Mrs. Hopper

Becton Says Farewell to Mrs. Tripodi and Mrs. Hopper

Aneta Ostasz, Staff Writer

June 3, 2016

After a long and successful career, there comes a time where it is time to say goodbye and move forward to a new chapter in life. Two of Becton’s World Language teachers, Mrs. Tripodi and Mrs. Hopper, are retiring at the end of this school year, and both feel that it is bittersweet. “I feel no...

Becton High School Celebrates Prom 2016

Becton High School Celebrates Prom 2016

Julio Rodriguez, Staff Writer

June 3, 2016

Prom is happening at Becton Regional High School and many people are very very excited about it. Prom will be held June 2, 2016 at The Brownstone in Paterson NJ for the Junior and Senior class. The Brownstone, owned by Ex “Real Housewife of New Jersey” Caroline Manzo’s husband Albert, is a historic...

Becton Names Educational Service Professional of the Year: Mary Vaccaro

Becton Names Educational Service Professional of the Year: Mary Vaccaro

May 24, 2016

Becton has officially named its Educational Service Professional (ESP) of the Year: Mary Vaccaro. Every year, the school nominates a teacher or ESP that has proven to have done an outstanding job in helping students, staff, and encouraging personal achievement in its many forms. As the school’s...

Becton Welcomes Ms. Prinzo as Maternity Leave Replacement

Becton Welcomes Ms. Prinzo as Maternity Leave Replacement

Savannah Jones, Editor

May 2, 2016

As a result of Mrs. DeSantis’ maternity leave, Ms. Prinzo is  taking over her classes for the rest of the school year. Ms. Prinzo decided before applying to college that she wanted to become a teacher due to her passion for literature. She graduated from Ramapo College as a literature major in...

Project Graduation “Springs into Fashion” with Annual Fashion Show

Project Graduation “Springs into Fashion” with Annual Fashion Show

Brandon Zambrano, Staff Writer

May 1, 2016

Project Graduation’s yearly Spring into Fashion Show was held at the Fiesta on April 6, 2016. The Becton Fashion Show went off without a hitch with the help of nine volunteer students and thirty three models.  The Fashion show was put together by the Project Graduation Committee, a group of paren...

Becton Students Reflect on Spring Break

Becton Students Reflect on Spring Break

Catherine Dinapoli, Staff Writer

May 1, 2016

The annual week-long spring break from Becton has left many feeling refreshed and ready to work, with stories to tell and memories to share. The break lasted from April 11th to April 15th, allowing both students and staff a rejuvenating respite from the pressures of school. Many students used their...

Becton High School Students Accepted into Top Colleges

Becton High School Students Accepted into Top Colleges

April 28, 2016

  In today’s educational climate, there have been many strides made in changing standards of achievement for America’s students: the new SAT, Common Core Standards, the PARCC assessment, among many others. However, for most students, the real standard of achievement boils down to a single...

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