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Becton students exposed to Italian culture on field trip

Becton students exposed to Italian culture on field trip

Fabiola Gonzalez and Savannah Moorman

March 27, 2018

Mrs. Bonanno’s Italian IV students attended a field trip to see the musical “Sette Mondi” at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center. The production, which means seven worlds, encompasses the art of the Italian culture. “L’Italia e i sette mondi” is a bilingual edu-musical whose purpose is...

BRHS participates in national walkout to protest gun violence

BRHS participates in national walkout to protest gun violence

Jaylen Nuila and Safa Hassan

March 14, 2018

Hundreds of Becton Regional High School staff members and students participated in a nationwide walkout at approximately 10:00 a.m. on March 14 to commemorate the 17 lives lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. on Valentine’s Day. Immediately after staff and students gathered...

Becton students catch a glimpse of the past at NYC museum

Becton students catch a glimpse of the past at NYC museum

March 10, 2018

Becton’s English 11 Honors students gained firsthand knowledge of literary artifacts while visiting The Morgan Library and Museum on March 9. While at the museum, the beginning of the field trip was comprised of a one-hour personalized tour of financier J.P. Morgan’s library followed by an exploration...

Becton’s DeCarlo, Nuila & Zuwatsky to attend 2018 Girls’ Career Institute

Becton’s DeCarlo, Nuila & Zuwatsky to attend 2018 Girls’ Career Institute

Konrad Messyasz, Staff Writer

March 4, 2018

Juniors Lynda DeCarlo, Jaylen Nuila, and Beth Zuwatsky have been nominated to participate in the New Jersey Girls’ Career Institute, which will be held from June 4 through June 7 this year. The Girls’ Career Institute is sponsored by the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs at GFWC, and the...

Turnstile check-in tool automatically records student tardies

Turnstile check-in tool automatically records student tardies

Jenny Marcinkowski and Jilian Kaszka

February 8, 2018

The use of a Turnstile check-in tool, which allows faculty and staff to see the time and specific location that a student who is tardy enters the building, is being utilized at Becton Regional High School. The Genesis module provides not only the accurate time that a student arrives at school, which...

Becton’s Bolwell signs to attend Assumption College, receives full scholarship

Becton’s Bolwell signs to attend Assumption College, receives full scholarship

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Becton Senior Michael Bolwell has committed to attend Division 2 Assumption College located in Worcester, Massachusetts on Wednesday, February 7. Michael has chosen to play for the Assumption College Football Team because he enjoys the environment and the students. His position will be quarterback...

Senior Cabezas scores 1,000 points during Becton Basketball career

Senior Cabezas scores 1,000 points during Becton Basketball career

Jaylen Nuila, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

Becton basketball’s very own senior, Justina Cabezas, made her thousandth point shot during a home game against Weehawken High School on Feb. 1. The four-year varsity player has been averaging 25.3 points per game and is the number three scorer in the state. During last Thursday’s game, Justina...

Guest speaker inspires students to pursue a culinary career

Guest speaker inspires students to pursue a culinary career

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018

Johnson and Wales University representative Allie Nault visited Becton Regional High School’s culinary department on January 18 to introduce the school’s Culinary Arts and Food Service Management Program and provide a demo for students interested in a career in the food service industry. “She...

Phys. Ed. Instructor Ms. O’Driscoll named Teacher of the Year

Phys. Ed. Instructor Ms. O’Driscoll named Teacher of the Year

January 18, 2018

Physical Education Instructor Ms. O’Driscoll has been named Teacher of the Year for the 2017-2018 school year. Ms. O’Driscoll has been working as a physical education instructor at Becton for eight years. “I feel very honored and appreciated for winning this award,” she said. She then went...

Supervisor of Guidance Mr. Caprio receives ESP Award

Supervisor of Guidance Mr. Caprio receives ESP Award

Kaya Zawistowski, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018

Mr. Caprio, Becton’s Supervisor of Guidance, has been presented with the Educational Service Professional of the Year Award. Mr. Caprio has been working in the guidance department for 15 years and is completing his second year as a supervisor of the department. Mr. Caprio works with numerous students...

Becton community mourns the loss of Mr. Joseph Morris

Becton community mourns the loss of Mr. Joseph Morris

January 11, 2018

Former Becton Vice Principal, Principal and Board of Education Member Mr. Joseph George Morris has recently passed away at the age of 90. At Becton, Mr. Morris was known as “Uncle Joe” to many of his students as well as to several of his family members. Mr. Morris served the Becton community since...

Chick-fil-A leadership group delivers gifts to hospitalized children

Chick-fil-A leadership group delivers gifts to hospitalized children

Jaylen Nuila, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017

Becton’s Chick-fil-A leadership group, under the leadership of Ms. Klamerus, visited the pediatric cancer wing at Hackensack Hospital on December 20 to distribute holiday gifts to children. “I was excited to put smiles on their faces and make their day,” said Junior Jeffrey Marques. Senior Anthony...

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