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How Covid-19 Has Already Changed Our World

How Covid-19 Has Already Changed Our World

Jenny Marcinkowski, Lead Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

May 1, 2020

Across the United States, Coronavirus cases are surging with New York, New Jersey, and California having the most cases. As of March 31, 2020, the United States has 164,719 positive cases with 3,170 deaths according to the John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center. In the U.S., unemployment claims are...

Equal Play/Equal Pay: Why the USWNT deserves more.

Jenny Marcinkowski explores the issues facing female athletes during women's history month.

Jenny Marcinkowski, Lead Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

March 4, 2020

After last year’s fourth World Cup win, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) has proved yet again that they are a force to be reckoned with. They have been ranked first 10 out of the last 11 years and their games have generated roughly $900,000 more in revenue than the men’s from 2016...

Senior Night for Basketball

The Senior boys come out to play against Wood-Ridge.

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities

February 14, 2020

Last night’s Senior Night for basketball was a huge success! With an enormous amount of fans from both towns, this game was bound to have a good ending. With a score of 68-51, Becton beat long time rivals, the Wood-Ridge Blue Devils. The passion on the court was palpable which ultimately made for...

Legendary Basketball player Kobe Bryant is remembered by the Becton Community

Jenny Marcinkowski, Lead Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

February 4, 2020

Kobe Bryant passed away in a helicopter crash at the age of 41 on January 26, 2020, in Calabasas, California. Seven others, including his 13-year old daughter, Gianna, were in a helicopter on their way to Mamba Academy. Bryant often trained Gianna and other players from her travel team at the location....

Becton Wrestlers Rodriguez & Frizzo Make History

Michael Rodriguez shows off his accomplishment of 100 wins, standing proud with his coaches.

Sarah Oehlmann and Nicolle Okumura

January 31, 2020

History was made this past weekend when Becton wrestler Michael Rodriguez won his 100th match. “I’ve been looking forward to closing in on my 100th win for a while now. The anticipation was thrilling and made me work even harder to get there,” said the senior of the accomplishment. Rodriguez has been on varsity all four years of high school and has been a strong leader and competitor for...

Nick Mitarotonda named Player of the Week by NJ.com

Nick Mitarotonda named the North Jersey Interscholastic Conference Player of the Week for the week of January 7-12.

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities

January 15, 2020

Becton is home to one of New Jersey’s top ‘Players of the Week’! Nicola Mitarotonda was named Player of the Week for the North Jersey Interscholastic Conference by NJ.com for the week of January 7-12. Here at the Cat’s Eye View, we were able to catch up with Nick to discuss this honor. CEV: How does...

The New Year Brings New Wins to Becton Basketball

Both the Becton Girls & Boys Basketball teams are having an amazing season.

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities

January 10, 2020

Hey Wildcats, are you ready for basketball season? Well, it looks like our basketball teams are. To start the season, the Varsity Boys won the In-Season Tournament by defeating long-time rivals, the Aviators. Unfortunately for Hasbrouck Heights, they were unable to catch up, leaving the score at 69-56....

First Chance at States for Becton Soccer team in a Decade

First Chance at States for Becton Soccer team in a Decade

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities

November 11, 2019

The 2019 Becton boys soccer team has faced both challenges and successes this season. At the Wildcats 1st game against Passaic Charter, they were completely dominating with goals from seniors Luis Andrade and Andri Barrios, juniors Antonio Scalcione, Brandon Grekaj, Damien Mota, and two from freshman Adr...

Becton football: players and fans start the season off right

Becton students support Wildcats Football’s first home game of the 2019 season. Photo by Jenny Marcinkowski.

Sarah Oehlmann and Jenny Marcinkowski

September 20, 2019

This past summer, the town of East Rutherford renovated its’ turf football field. The former field reached a survival life of ten years in 2014. According to Dr. Dario Sforza, superintendent and principal of Henry P. Becton Regional High School, the field had “started warping and fading”. Dr. Sfor...

Junior Novello breaks school shot put record

Briella Novello stands beside Assistant Coach Mr. Mendelsohn after breaking the school record and placing first in the shot put.

Jaylen Nuila, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

Junior Briella Novello broke the Becton Regional High School Track and Field women's shot put record by three feet with a throw of 34 feet at the NJIC Meadowlands Division Championship on April 30. The athlete surpassed the 2014 record of 31 ft. and 6.75 in. held by Erika Williams. Additionally,...

Senior boys track & field athletes recognized as key leaders

Onlookers watch Stephen Henke hurdle his way to victory at the latest track meet.

Monserrath Martinez, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

Track and field athletes Stephen Henke, Mekhi Davis, Seth Salvemini, and Tyler Salo are exhibiting outstanding leadership this season, according to their coach, Mr. Mark Peck.   “This year, we have strong leaders that can compete at a state sectional level,” said the high school track coach. ...

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