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Becton’s first Wellness Center set to open this fall

Becton’s first Wellness Center set to open this fall

Noelia Moore, Editor

November 13, 2018


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English Instructor Mrs. Gatto is preparing for the unveiling of Becton Regional High School’s first Wellness Center, which is a calming and safe place where students and teachers can find resources and practice methods to cultivate and maintain physical, emotional and mental wellness. The center itself...

Mrs. Gatto’s English classes celebrate The Great Gatsby

Mrs. Gatto’s English classes celebrate The Great Gatsby

Misha Asim, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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Mrs. Gatto’s senior English classes traveled back in time to celebrate The Great Gatsby on Friday, October 19. This event, also known as Gatsby Day, is a day when seniors and faculty are given the opportunity to come to school dressed up in 1920’s attire and spend the day celebrating the decade a...

East Rutherford field re-dedicated to Captain Charles H. Riggin

East Rutherford field re-dedicated to Captain Charles H. Riggin

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Community, In Case You Missed It, Showcase

A re-dedication ceremony in honor of Captain Charles H. Riggin took place at East Rutherford’s Riggin Field this past Sunday, October 14. Riggin was an Army Captain during WWI when he was killed during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive in France on October 14, 1918. At the time, he was only 28 years old. Captain...

Mr. James Bononno becomes Acting Assistant Principal of BRHS

Mr. James Bononno becomes Acting Assistant Principal of BRHS

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Becton 2018-2019 Highlights, Showcase

History Instructor Mr. James Bononno has been recently appointed the position as Acting Assistant Principal of Becton Regional High School by the Carlstadt-East Rutherford Board of Education. When asked if he would be willing to take on the role by Acting Superintendent/Principal Dr. Sforza, Mr. Bononno...

Dr. Sforza appointed as Becton Regional H.S. Acting Supt./Prin.

Dr. Sforza appointed as Becton Regional H.S. Acting Supt./Prin.

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor

October 12, 2018


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Becton Regional High School Principal Dr. Dario Sforza has been recently appointed by the Carlstadt-East Rutherford Board of Education to fulfill the role of Acting Superintendent/Principal of the high school. Dr. Sforza believes that his long line of experience related to education and ability to...

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, Editor

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, Editor

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...

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