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Classes compete, show school pride during Becton Spirit Week

Classes compete, show school pride during Becton Spirit Week

December 19, 2014

The Student Council hosted event is as follows: Wednesday, December 17: Wildcat Wednesday Thursday, December 18: Color Day Friday, December 19: Decade Day Monday, December 22: Disney Day Tuesday, December 23: Tis the Season Tuesday ...

December Student of the Month: Tommaso Dato

December Student of the Month: Tommaso Dato

Devyn Di Meola, Editor

December 6, 2014

Becton’s December Student of the Month is Tommaso Dato, Salutatorian of the Class of 2015. With a cumulative grade point average of 102.4, Tommaso was nominated as the fourth senior to receive this honorable title. Considering Cornell University, Tufts University, and Lehigh University as his top...

Theatre Arts Club prepares for upcoming production of ‘A Tough Act to Follow’

Jamie Scangarella, Staff Writer

November 26, 2014

As winter sports begin, athletes are preparing for their upcoming season. Meanwhile, Becton’s thespians are rehearsing for their sport: the annual school play. This year, Director Mrs. Settembrino and Co-Director Mrs. Laura Heber have picked out a play titled A Tough Act to Follow by Pat Cook. “I...

Running back Roy Forys receives prestigious 2014 NJ Mini Max High School Award

Running back Roy Forys receives prestigious 2014 NJ Mini Max High School Award

November 26, 2014

Senior Roy Forys was selected, along with 56 other athletes in the state of New Jersey, to receive the 2014 NJ Mini Max High School Award. Recipients are evaluated according to football statistics, academics, and community service, and the football player was nominated by Head Coach Chuck Kalendar...

The Roasted Peanuts wins Speedball Tournament

The Roasted Peanuts wins Speedball Tournament

November 25, 2014

The Roasted Peanuts is the winner of the 2014 Speedball Tournament, which took place on Nov. 21 in the gymnasium. The team is made up of all twelfth graders, and five teams participated in the event. All money raised went toward the junior class whose adviser is Ms. O'Driscoll.

St. Lawrence University football coach seeks out exceptional seniors

Devyn Di Meola, Editor

November 23, 2014

Assistant Football Coach Mr. Brandon Lemon recently visited Becton in hopes of recruiting players for St. Lawrence University’s football team. This select group included five seniors: Roy Forys, Giuseppe Giraldo, Dylan Lewin, Giuseppe Penna, and John Zierold. The coach described the academic, social,...

Journalism class visits The Record; sits in on news meeting with Editor Martin Gottlieb

Journalism class visits The Record; sits in on news meeting with Editor Martin Gottlieb

Sharon Skeahan, Media Editor

November 21, 2014

Becton’s journalism class had the opportunity to visit the office of The Record in Woodland Park, New Jersey on Nov. 20. Following the lead of Joe Dziublenski, the Production Copy Editor of the paper, students got a glimpse of a real newsroom and were introduced to many staff positions at the office. The...

Editor Miranda Febus documents journalism experience at Syracuse University workshop

Editor Miranda Febus documents journalism experience at Syracuse University workshop

Miranda Febus, Editor

November 20, 2014

Dear Cat’s Eye View Readers, Last week I was one of 16 students selected to attend a Diversity in Journalism Workshop at Syracuse University run by The Record. The experience was very enticing overall, as I was able to learn more about the journalism field. I had to be at The Record’s headquarters...

Mrs. Settembrino’s English 10CP Short Story Writing Contest Winner

November 12, 2014

It was a particularly chilly and dark morning as Rosalinda took her usual Saturday morning stroll. She noticed the clouds hung lower than normal as they blanketed the narrow street ahead of her. Even the big, strong oak trees lining the curbs seemed to be weakened by the chilly, autumn air of Boston....

November Student of the Month: Devyn Di Meola

November Student of the Month: Devyn Di Meola

Miranda Febus, Editor

November 4, 2014

Becton’s November Student of the Month is the Cat’s Eye View’s very own Devyn Di Meola. With an overall grade point average of 99.545 and ranked fourth in the senior class, she has impressed the Student of the Month Committee enough to be announced as the third senior to deserve the honor. Excited to gradu...

Student Council Costume Contest Winners Are Revealed

Student Council Costume Contest Winners Are Revealed

Klaudia Ryznar, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

Most Creative: Operation, Zoe Rose   Scariest: American Horror Story, John Rotella, Leliah Spruill, Brittany Welsch, Kaity Cruz   Funniest: 3 Amigos, Taylor Gruntfest, Frankie Plescia, Tanya Sanchez   Most Original: Sunmaid Raisins, Devyn DiMeola   Group: Holidays, Junior girls ...

October Student of the Month: Roy Forys

October Student of the Month: Roy Forys

Miranda Febus, Editor

October 8, 2014

This year’s October Student of the Month is Senior Class President Roy Forys. Ranked number eight with a cumulative GPA of 98.3, he was recently nominated to be the second senior granted the title. With Cornell University and Tufts University as his top choices, Roy aspires to study either neurology...

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