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Class of 2014’s Dombrowski receives $20,000 Katherine Wickle-Ochipa Scholarship

Class of 2014’s Dombrowski receives $20,000 Katherine Wickle-Ochipa Scholarship

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

June 14, 2018


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A Becton Regional High School graduate and founder of the school's Girls Helping Girls Club, Nikki Dombrowski, returned to her alma mater four years later to speak to the group’s current members about her impressive amount of volunteer experience while attending the University of Delaware. One we...

Student interest in Career Exploration Internship Program continues to rise

Student interest in Career Exploration Internship Program continues to rise

Maya Dobrygowski, Staff Writer

June 11, 2018


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A Final Presentation and Recognition Ceremony for 15 of Becton’s Career Exploration Internship Program participants was held on June 5. According to Ms. Annitti, the internship program director, four students took part in the experience during the 2015-2016 school year, which was the program’s...

Becton graduate visits alma mater to speak about military, NASA career

Becton graduate visits alma mater to speak about military, NASA career

Sarah Bourouf, Staff Writer

June 7, 2018


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Mr. Manny Antimisiaris, a research pilot for NASA in Southern California, visited his alma mater, Becton Regional High School, on June 5 to speak to the students about his impressive career. He also delivered the keynote address at Bergen County's Annual Valedictorian Recognition Breakfast at the Fiest...

Sports Anchor Bruce Beck educates Becton students on broadcast journalism

Sports Anchor Bruce Beck educates Becton students on broadcast journalism

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


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Lead sports anchor for WNBC Mr. Bruce Beck visited Becton Regional High School to speak to students enrolled in the public speaking, journalism and mass media electives about his career in broadcast journalism. The presentation, organized and coordinated by English Teacher Mrs. Lonergan and Freshman...

Mrs. Mackanin mimics real-life CSI investigation for forensics students

Mrs. Mackanin mimics real-life CSI investigation for forensics students

Konrad Messyasz, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


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Mrs. Mackanin’s CSI investigation project for all students enrolled in Becton's forensics elective came to a close on May 23 when the science teacher announced that Mr. Caputo, Mr. Matos and Mrs. Trause were all guilty in taking part in the crime. With 44 out of 49 students able to convict the guilty...

Spanish Language Instructor Ms. Ruiz organizes Multicultural Exchange Assembly

Spanish Language Instructor Ms. Ruiz organizes Multicultural Exchange Assembly

Jenny Marcinkowski and Jaylen Nuila & Maya Dobrygowski

May 16, 2018


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Spanish Language Instructor Ms. Consuelo Ruiz coordinated Becton’s first Multicultural Exchange Assembly made up of presentations by ambassadors from Spain and Mexico on May 14. The event, which launched the high school’s International Week, included students enrolled in all levels of a world la...

Juniors Wojna & Brizzolara to attend Boys State this June

Juniors Wojna & Brizzolara to attend Boys State this June

Patrick Cao, Editor

May 16, 2018


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Becton juniors Justin Wojna and David Brizzolara, who reside in Carlstadt, have been selected to participate in this year’s 73rd annual American Legion Jersey Boys State from June 17 to June 22. The event will be held at Rider University in Mercer County, NJ. As part of Boys State, also known as ...

School Nurse Ms. Dumansky set to retire this June

School Nurse Ms. Dumansky set to retire this June

Maya Dobrygowski, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018


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After working at Becton Regional High School for 12 years, School Nurse Ms. Linda Dumansky has announced her retirement. “I decided to retire now so that I can spend more time with my family and my two new grandchildren," the school nurse said. "I would also like to do some things that I might not...

Culinary Instructor Ms. Marut attends REF symposium

Culinary Instructor Ms. Marut attends REF symposium

Jaylen Nuila and Sarah Bourouf

May 8, 2018


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Becton Culinary Instructor Ms. Marut attended the N.J. Restaurant Educational Foundation Professional Development Symposium in Rhode Island this past April. During the event, first place ProStart teams from 46 states and from an army base in Japan were invited to compete against each other in a timed...

Becton announces this year’s honor guards

Becton announces this year’s honor guards

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


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Due to their class rank, twelve Becton Regional High School juniors have been chosen as honor guards for the Class of 2018 graduation. The list of students includes (back row) Alessandra Acevedo, Zackary Deleasa, Jenny Palzom, Cindy Muco & Wonhui Seo (front row) Veronica Hernandez, Tenzin Dekyong, Angel...

Criminal Justice class witnesses functions of county court system

Criminal Justice class witnesses functions of county court system

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


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Ms. Dizon’s Criminal Justice class visited the Bergen County Courthouse located in Hackensack on April 27. During the trip, 20 students were given the opportunity to tour the courthouse and old jail, as well as experience a live sentencing. Immediately after Becton students passed security, two...

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