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New Nurse Navigates Becton

New Nurse Navigates Becton

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

In addition to a set of new educators joining the Becton family this year, Mrs. Alyssa Cantatore enters as the school nurse.  “I have really enjoyed meeting the staff, students, and families here at Becton,” she commented. Mrs. Cantatore was a school nurse for eleven years before her transiti...

New Teachers on the Block

New Teachers on the Block

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

To accommodate its recently added courses and opening positions, Becton Regional High School welcomes four new teachers to the Wildcat family. The group includes Special Education Math instructor Mrs. Jahn Maka, English and Journalism educator Mrs. Kara Sozzo, Baking and Pastry artist Mrs. Kimberly Dam...

Mr. Daniello joins Becton’s Phys. Ed. Dept.

Mr. Daniello joins Becton’s Phys. Ed. Dept.

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019

The Becton Regional High School faculty and staff have welcomed a new part-time teacher, Mr. Damian Daniello, to the Physical Education Department. Mr. Daniello was a former student of Becton’s Class of 1994 and is very happy to be back at his alma mater. The physical education instructor attended...

Culinary Arts Teacher Mr. Perdomo joins Becton faculty

Culinary Arts Teacher Mr. Perdomo joins Becton faculty

Samirah Reyes, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

Mr. Eduardo Perdomo has started out the new year at Becton Regional High School as a culinary arts instructor, who has focused on helping students concoct recipes, convert measurements, and understand culinary jargon. “My teaching philosophy includes hard work and dedication,” he said. Making...

Mr. McGuire becomes newest addition to Becton’s History Dept.

Mr. McGuire becomes newest addition to Becton’s History Dept.

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018

Becton Regional High School welcomes Mr. Thomas McGuire, a history teacher and replacement for former history instructor Mr. Bononno. Mr. McGuire is currently teaching courses such as United States History II and Modern America. Compared to his previous years of teaching, the Becton faculty member...

AP Gov. & Politics students conduct, interpret polls ahead of Election Day

AP Gov. & Politics students conduct, interpret polls ahead of Election Day

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

Mr. Carr’s Advanced Placement Government and Politics class conducted a public opinion poll during the week of October 22. Students enrolled in the class were responsible for polling 105 of their peers on various topics, which included Homecoming attendance, the proposed Wellness Center, going out...

School Nurse Ms. Dumansky set to retire this June

School Nurse Ms. Dumansky set to retire this June

Maya Dobrygowski, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018

After working at Becton Regional High School for 12 years, School Nurse Ms. Linda Dumansky has announced her retirement. “I decided to retire now so that I can spend more time with my family and my two new grandchildren," the school nurse said. "I would also like to do some things that I might not...

Culinary Instructor Ms. Marut attends REF symposium

Culinary Instructor Ms. Marut attends REF symposium

Jaylen Nuila and Sarah Bourouf

May 8, 2018

Becton Culinary Instructor Ms. Marut attended the N.J. Restaurant Educational Foundation Professional Development Symposium in Rhode Island this past April. During the event, first place ProStart teams from 46 states and from an army base in Japan were invited to compete against each other in a timed...

Mr. Kim makes smooth transition into Becton’s math dept.

Mr. Kim makes smooth transition into Becton’s math dept.

Chime Chodon, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

Due to Mrs. Diakos’ maternity leave, a new mathematics instructor, Mr. Jong Kim, is a recent addition to the Becton family. Mr. Kim is currently teaching two Geometry Honors classes, three Geometry CP classes and one Algebra 1 CP class. “This school is really clean and well organized, and the...

Ms. Klamerus chairs 3-day workshop to “empower” others

Ms. Klamerus chairs 3-day workshop to “empower” others

Patrick Cao, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018

Becton’s Student Assistant Counselor, Ms. Klamerus, coordinated, organized and led the annual Association of Student Assistance Professionals conference at the Marriott in Princeton, NJ. The goal of the three-day event is to allow mainly student assistance professionals a chance to network and develop...

Ms. Dizon brings law to life for her students

Ms. Dizon brings law to life for her students

Kasley Alexander and Noelia Moore

March 6, 2018

History Teacher Ms. Dizon has invited guest speakers, Mrs. Koziol and Mr. Latoracca, to her criminal justice class to further educate students about the field of law. “Bringing in these speakers allows the students to see the law from the perspective of people who deal with these situations on a...

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