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Head of IT is VIP: Celebrating Mr. Gbaguidi with the Governor’s Professional of the Year Award

Mr. Gbaguidi is honored with the Governor's Professional of the Year award at the Winter Pep Rally

Anthony Berrios, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

According to the State of New Jersey website, the Governor’s Professional of the Year award “recognizes excellence and creates a sense of pride and gives public attention to professionals worthy of the award.” Mr. Gbaguidi, the supervisor of technology and innovation rightfully received the award t...

Celebrating the 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year

Dr. Sforza and the Wildcat Mascot award Mrs. Colangelo with Teacher of the Year!

Jessica Szewczyk, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

Art and Broadcasting teacher Mrs. Amanda Colangelo has won the 2019-2020 Governor’s Educator of the Year award for Henry P. Becton Regional High School. Because of her leadership skills and collaborative ways of teaching, her fellow teachers nominated her for the honor. According to the state of New J...

New Nurse Navigates Becton

Mrs. Cantatore spends a minute off her feet after a busy day.

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

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

Dr. Sforza and Board Vice President Mr. Bruce Young welcome new staff members to the 'Becton Wildcat Family'. Photo courtesy of @Dr_DSforza.

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

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 is the fourth teacher in Becton's Physical Education Department.

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

Mr. Eduardo Perdomo, a sous chef, began working at Becton Regional H.S. this January.

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. Thomas McGuire joined the Becton Regional High School faculty in October 2018.

Jenny Marcinkowski, Lead Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

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

One of Mr. Carr's students takes the time to analyze the results of their poll.

Jenny Marcinkowski, Lead Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

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

The Becton Regional High School staff and students would like to wish Ms. Dumansky a happy and healthy retirement.

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

Ms. Marut would like to put a team of Becton students together in the future to compete at the 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.

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...

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