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Drama students’ monologues reflect growing up in ‘Our Town’

Drama students’ monologues reflect growing up in ‘Our Town’

Monserrath Martinez, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

The high school drama class recently constructed and performed authentic monologues called “My Town” inspired by the play Our Town by Thornton Wilder. “The fact that many students brought their monologues to Becton and continued to refer to it [Becton] as their home was the most touching part of t...

Junior Ochoa & his band take home 1st place at talent show

Junior Ochoa & his band take home 1st place at talent show

Jenny Marcinkowski and Jaylen Nuila

April 1, 2019

Junior Christian Ochoa’s band S.O.A.P took home the first place trophy at this year’s Becton Talent Show hosted by Ms. O’Driscoll and the junior class. Second place was awarded to Sophomore Gianna D’Amato for her vocals and instrumental of Paramore’s “Decode,” and third place went to Senior ...

Becton alumna raises thousands for multiple sclerosis awareness

Becton alumna raises thousands for multiple sclerosis awareness

Aminah Iqbal, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019

Jamie Woyce, a Becton Regional High School Class of 2007 graduate, has joined her alma mater in an effort to help raise $10,000, which will allow her to participate in the MS Run the US Relay Race. The purpose of the 3,260-mile relay is to raise awareness for multiple sclerosis. The Becton alumna ...

Wellness Club launches first meeting with a focus on acupuncture

Wellness Club launches first meeting with a focus on acupuncture

Noelia Moore, Editor

March 27, 2019

"It is an opportunity to cultivate their own wellness and find ways to proactively manage their own stress,” said Mrs. Gatto, advisor to Becton Regional High School's newly established Wellness Club. “I think this will be especially beneficial to students who cannot visit the high school's Wellnes...

Becton students celebrate cultural diversity at ‘Carnevale’

Becton students celebrate cultural diversity at ‘Carnevale’

Jaylen Nuila and Monserrath Martinez

March 11, 2019

Becton Regional High School’s staff and students celebrated different cultures at the school’s annual ‘Carnevale’ with various activities and foods this past Friday. “Becton’s World Language Department brought history and culture and the Culinary Department and Art Department transformed...

Surveillance cameras installed on Becton school buses

Surveillance cameras installed on Becton school buses

Noelia Moore and Aminah Iqbal

March 7, 2019

The Becton Regional High School Board of Education has voted to install surveillance cameras on all of its school buses in order to ensure the safety of students and faculty in the case of an incident occurring either inside or outside of the school’s buses. “The district is extremely advanced...

Becton’s Theatre Arts Club to present ‘Cinderella’

Becton’s Theatre Arts Club to present ‘Cinderella’

Monserrath Martinez, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Members of Becton Regional High School’s Theatre Arts Program will be performing Disney’s Cinderella on April 5, April 6 and April 7. This year’s director, Ms. Michelle Morell, is impressed with the amount of talent Becton students have to offer. “This cast is amazing!” she exclaimed. ...

Lighting & sound project upgrades JW-PAC to ‘professional theater’

Lighting & sound project upgrades JW-PAC to ‘professional theater’

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor

February 24, 2019

Becton Regional High School’s James Williams Performing Arts Center is in the process of undergoing an extensive and notable lighting and sound upgrade. The lighting, along with the light panel, has not been fully upgraded since the inception of the school in the early 1970s, so the needed update...

Senior Novello works alongside ‘world-renowned physicians’ through Becton’s CEIP

Senior Novello works alongside ‘world-renowned physicians’ through Becton’s CEIP

Jaylen Nuila, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

Senior Joshua Novello is not only excelling in the classroom, but also balancing two medical internships through the Becton Regional High School Career Exploration Internship Program. Josh is a high school intern at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital Research Center in Hackensack and The Valley H...

Ms. Calvanico recognized as Becton’s 2018-2019 Educational Services Professional of the Year

Ms. Calvanico recognized as Becton’s 2018-2019 Educational Services Professional of the Year

Noelia Moore, Editor

January 24, 2019

Guidance Counselor and Supervisor Ms. Jonna Calvanico has been named Becton Regional High School’s Educational Services Professional of the Year for the 2018-2019 school year. “I have had the pleasure of working side by side with Ms. Calvanico for the last 15 years. No one deserves this award...

BectoBot Valenzuela reflects on their increasing success

BectoBot Valenzuela reflects on their increasing success

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor

January 20, 2019

Becton Regional High School’s Robotics Team is gaining significant momentum since its inception five years ago. Awards include earning the title of ‘Most Creatively Designed Robot’ at the group’s first competition this school year and placing in the top four out of 30 schools at the Robo-Wran...

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