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Class of 2017 Salutatorian: Ryan Strauss

Class of 2017 Salutatorian: Ryan Strauss

Savannah Jones, Editor

June 14, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Holocaust Survivor speaks at Becton

Holocaust Survivor speaks at Becton

Austin Kim, Staff Writer

June 3, 2016

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

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

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...

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