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Holocaust Survivor speaks at Becton

Holocaust Survivor speaks at Becton

Austin Kim, Staff Writer

June 3, 2016


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A story of pain, suffering, and survival was told by Holocaust Survivor Abraham Bichler to Becton High School students last Tuesday. Mr. Ryan’s Holocaust and US History classes attended the assembly because Mr. Ryan stated he wished to “legitimize the things” he was trying to teach. Growing...

Becton Inducts New Members to World Language Honor Society

Becton Inducts New Members to World Language Honor Society

Savannah Jones, Editor

June 3, 2016


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On May 17, 2016, the Spanish and Italian Honor Societies held their annual induction for new students. In order to be inducted into the World Language Honor Society, students must have an overall GPA of 85 and 2 years of a language averaging at least a 90. Last Tuesday, 22 students were inducted. ...

Art Classes Visit World Renowned Museum of Modern Art

Art Classes Visit World Renowned Museum of Modern Art

Liya Kowlessar, Staff Writer

May 1, 2016


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On Friday April 8th, selected students in Mrs. Savincki’s Art experience class and students in Mrs. Colangelo’s photography class took a trip to the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) located in Midtown Manhattan, New York. This was the first year these classes went to the MOMA, though in prior years, the...

Marine Biology and AP Biology Classes Take Trip to Meadowlands Environmental Center

Marine Biology and AP Biology Classes Take Trip to Meadowlands Environmental Center

Aneta Ostasz, Staff Writer

May 1, 2016


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Teachers are always looking for educational opportunities for students when it comes to broadening their knowledge. Recently, Mrs. Muniz conducted a field trip with her Marine Biology class to the Meadowlands Environmental Center for a workshop entitled Urban Estuary Ecology. Mr. DiDomenico’s AP Biolo...

Becton Robotics Club referees middle school tournaments

Becton Robotics Club referees middle school tournaments

Savannah Jones, Editor

March 16, 2016


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After just a year since the club's inception, the Becton Robotics Club has recently been involved in refereeing middle school tournaments. At these tournaments, Becton students are responsible for checking each team’s robot to make sure it meets all of the requirements, mostly involving size, before t...

VFW scholarships awarded to Giraldo, Carella & Hoti

VFW scholarships awarded to Giraldo, Carella & Hoti

Aneta Ostasz, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016


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This year’s winners of the VFW annual scholarship contest are Carlstadt residents Stephanie Giraldo, Allison Carella and Adis Hoti. The VFW, Veterans of Foreign Wars, holds an annual scholarship contest where students submit audio-essays, and the corporation awards two million dollars in scholarships...

Honor roll breakfast recognizes approximately 35% of student body

Honor roll breakfast recognizes approximately 35% of student body

Aneta Ostasz, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016


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The Becton community is always proud to honor students that continuously commit to their schoolwork; therefore, those that made honor roll at least one marking period from marking periods one and two were invited to a breakfast and were excused from their first class of the day this past February 18. For...

Celebrity sightings leave Becton community members star-struck

Celebrity sightings leave Becton community members star-struck

Julio Rodriguez, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016


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With celebrity sightings on high alert recently, the past few weeks have been very busy for a few Becton community members. Between television shows such as The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Live! With Kelly and Michael and The Young and the Restless, socialites and celebrities haven’t been too difficu...

New half-year electives continue to help students narrow down subjects of interest

New half-year electives continue to help students narrow down subjects of interest

Kaya Zawistowski, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016


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Becton is kicking off the third marking period by introducing several more half-year courses that are new to the curriculum. As students wrap up their first semester course, many of them may take a creative writing class or a course in law and rights. The creative writing class is taught by English...

BRHS musical Little Shop of Horrors to debut at end of month

BRHS musical Little Shop of Horrors to debut at end of month

Liya Kowlessar, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016


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The Becton Regional High School cast and crew will be performing ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ directed by Ms. Connie Avila and Ms. Jackie Lacik on February 26 and 27. This will be the first musical at Becton in the past seven years. The students have been working hard practicing for the play, and...

Becton diversity ranks within top 12% in NJ, 5% in USA

Becton diversity ranks within top 12% in NJ, 5% in USA

Aneta Ostasz and Brandon Zambrano

December 18, 2015


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In a recent poll conducted by Niche.com, an evaluation system founded by a Carnegie Mellon student, Henry P. Becton Regional High School has placed within the top 12 percent of most diverse schools in New Jersey and within the top 5 percent of most diverse high schools in the United States. Founded in...

Special Education Teacher Ms. Eve Lee to retire from Becton

Special Education Teacher Ms. Eve Lee to retire from Becton

June 11, 2015


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After teaching at Becton for 30 years, Special Education Teacher Ms. Eve Lee will be entering retirement this June. Ms. Lee was inspired to become a teacher back in 1981 because at that time in education, she wanted to teach the small percentage of students who were not served by the larger classes...

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