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Peer leaders participate in year-long Chick-fil-A Leader Academy

Peer leaders participate in year-long Chick-fil-A Leader Academy

Jaylen Nuila, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


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The Chick-fil-A Leader Academy is a program that gives a number of peer leadership students at Becton the opportunity to become exposed to individual leadership lessons and activities throughout the 2017-2018 school year. Currently at the high school are 30 peer leaders and 15 of them are participating...

Becton’s Grading Policy Committee makes several key changes

Becton’s Grading Policy Committee makes several key changes

Savannah Jones, Editor

October 1, 2017


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As part of the initiative to bring Becton Regional High School up to date with the twenty-first century, the high school’s Grading Policy Committee has abolished midterm exams, altered the weight of each marking period, and modified the failing grade at the conclusion of each marking period with an...

Class of 2017 Valedictorian: Amber Jordan

Class of 2017 Valedictorian: Amber Jordan

Matthew Krieger, Staff Writer

June 14, 2017


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Ending the year off strong is a goal for many Becton students, but to senior Amber Jordan, this goal started at the beginning of her freshman year and carried on until the last day of high school. After four years of working hard, Amber has earned the status of Class of 2017 Valedictorian. With her...

Class of 2017 Salutatorian: Ryan Strauss

Class of 2017 Salutatorian: Ryan Strauss

Savannah Jones, Editor

June 14, 2017


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As Class of 2017 Salutatorian, Ryan Strauss has maintained a strong 3.9 grade point average, and with his senior year coming to a close, the salutatorian is taking time to reflect on his four years at Becton. “I’m really going to miss my friends and debate,” Ryan said. Ryan has always managed...

Career exploration interns receive special recognition at ceremony

Career exploration interns receive special recognition at ceremony

June 8, 2017


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A Career Exploration Internship Program Final Presentation and Ceremony was held in the Becton Media Center on June 7. Ms. Annitti, the Career Exploration Coordinator, began the evening by thanking everyone involved in the program for his or her continuous support, especially the business partners...

Senior award recipients honored at annual ceremony

Senior award recipients honored at annual ceremony

June 7, 2017


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Congratulations to the 2017 senior award recipients, and thank you to all the donors who make these scholarships possible. List of Awards: Becton Board of Education Valedictorian & Salutatorian Awards Hildegarde & Eleanor Heinrich Scholarship James Cassella Student Athlete Award The Water Store "Strive fo...

International Week highlights, celebrates Becton diversity

International Week highlights, celebrates Becton diversity

Matthew Krieger and Savannah Jones

June 2, 2017


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ESL Instructor Mrs. Gonzo, along with the Italian and Spanish Honor Societies and a few faculty and staff members, prepared Becton’s annual International Week to help celebrate the high school’s diverse population. On a designated week in May, Mrs. Gonzo coordinated various celebratory activities...

Liberty Science Center trip reinforces real-life math & science

Liberty Science Center trip reinforces real-life math & science

Patrick Cao, Editor

March 31, 2017


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Mr. Symms’ Algebra II class visited the Liberty Science Center to strengthen their understanding of mathematics and science on March 21. The Liberty Science Center in Jersey City is an interactive museum that is dedicated to numerous educational activities and events. According to Mr. Symms, the...

Tri-District Art & Music Show to take place March 30

Tri-District Art & Music Show to take place March 30

Ryan Strauss and Gina Beneduci

February 27, 2017


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The Becton Band will be taking part in an Art and Music Show with A.S. Faust Middle School and Carlstadt Public School on March 30 in Becton’s Performing Arts Center, incorporating songs selected by each of the schools. Annually for the past several years, the three schools worked in conjunction...

Twenty-five Becton students inducted into National Honor Society

Twenty-five Becton students inducted into National Honor Society

Cecilia Munoz and Jana Christiano

December 8, 2016


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The Becton Regional High School administration awarded their high-achieving students for their consistent display of scholarship, leadership, service, and character on November 17 at an annual National Honor Society Induction Ceremony. Being accepted into this honor society requires a student to ...

Seniors Strauss, Kandiel & Yoo earn debate awards

Seniors Strauss, Kandiel & Yoo earn debate awards

Ryan Strauss and Gina Beneduci

December 8, 2016


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Becton’s debate team has had many recent successes, both at home and at Yale’s 2016 Session of Model Congress. The Model Congress session took place from December 1 through 4 and is an attempt to simulate the Congress of the United States as best it can. Students are first divided up into either...

Becton faculty prepares for Level 1 Google Certification

Becton faculty prepares for Level 1 Google Certification

October 17, 2016


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As part of a Technology Initiative, the Becton Regional High School administration, members of the Becton Google Team and Media Specialist Ms. Vaccaro designed and coordinated a Google Training workshop for all faculty on October 10 and 11. On the first day of the professional development, Google...

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