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A ‘Soaring…Flying’ Review of Becton Theatre Art’s High School Musical: On Stage!

A ‘Soaring…Flying’ Review of Becton Theatre Art’s High School Musical: On Stage!

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2020

Becton’s Theater Arts Department performed their rendition of High School Musical: On Stage! on February 28th and 29th, showcasing some of the school’s newest talents among the underclassmen. The play, which was directed by Mrs. Michele Morell, assistant directed by Mrs. Kara Sozzo, and choreographed by Mis...

Carnaval: Here at Becton & Around the World 

Carnaval: Here at Becton & Around the World 

Anthony Berrios, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

On February 20th, Carnaval started for all to enjoy around the world in notable places like Italy, New Orleans, Brazil and of course, East Rutherford, NJ. On March 6th, Becton Regional High School made its own celebration come alive. Italy: Every year people mark the day on their calendars to visit Ve...

Video: Becton honors Jenny Marcinkowski with February Student of the Month

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

February 29, 2020

We partnered with the broadcasting students to take a closer look at February Student of the Month, and Cat's Eye View Editor, Jenny Marcinkowski. Feb. Student of the Month: Jenny Marcinkowski

A Trip to California: I’m in a Golden State of Mind. 

A Trip to California: I’m in a Golden State of Mind. 

Anthony Berrios, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

"The Golden State,” is a go-to vacation spot, and a place people dream about living and experiencing once in their life. The amount of things to do in California is endless, with so many places in California to see and admire. In January, I set out to California for five days to see everything I c...

Senior Night for Basketball

Senior Night for Basketball

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...

Becton Wrestlers Rodriguez & Frizzo Make History

Becton Wrestlers Rodriguez & Frizzo Make History

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...

Editorial: 18 Things I Learned Before Turning 18

Editorial: 18 Things I Learned Before Turning 18

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2020

The day that nobody was waiting for has finally come; your favorite unknown, high school news reporter has just turned 18. This time (5:03 in the morning, if we’re getting technical) in 2002, the world was graced with the arrival of another nihilistic, introverted Aquarius who was destined to spend...

Jenny Marcinkowski Dominates: Senior Wins Debate Award and Essay Contest

Jenny Marcinkowski Dominates: Senior Wins Debate Award and Essay Contest

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2020

With college quickly approaching for the upperclassmen at Becton, Senior Jenny Marcinkowski has been making sure to dominate her extracurriculars this month. The senior recently won the VFW Voice of Democracy Essay Contest, as well as the award for Best Judge at the Debate Team’s meet in Becton on...

Senior Dylan Valenzuela Reflects on his Time as Team Leader of Robotics

Senior Dylan Valenzuela Reflects on his Time as Team Leader of Robotics

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

January 22, 2020

Senior Dylan Valenzuela has been chosen for a January student spotlight due to his dedication to the Becton’s robotics team. Dylan has been a member of the team for the last two years and has held the position of team leader, President, and head of engineering. “As a team leader, I am given the responsibility...

Nick Mitarotonda named Player of the Week by NJ.com

Nick Mitarotonda named Player of the Week by NJ.com

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...

Senior Gianna Penna is chosen as January’s Student of the Month

Senior Gianna Penna is chosen as January’s Student of the Month

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

January 15, 2020

Senior Gianna Penna has been chosen as Becton’s January Student of the Month. Gianna expressed that she is “beyond grateful that [she] earned this honor in recognition of [her] hard work.” The Senior finds the most challenging part of high school to be managing her time and schoolwork. She has...

High Hopes For High School Musical Play

High Hopes For High School Musical Play

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2020

  UPDATE: Purchase Tickets to High School Musical: On Stage! from TicketLeap Becton’s Theater Arts Department is setting the stage for its upcoming production of High School Musical: On Stage! the last weekend in February. Directing the play is Mrs. Michele Morrell, who previously directed Be...

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