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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


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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


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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


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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, Co-Editor

March 14, 2018


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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


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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...

World Language Dept. attends tech workshop at Pascack Valley

World Language Dept. attends tech workshop at Pascack Valley

Jenny Marcinkowski and Jilian Kaszka

March 2, 2018


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Becton’s World Language Department attended a workshop centered around technology in education at Pascack Valley High School located in Hillsdale, NJ on February 15. Examples of applications and tech tools that were introduced at the workshop are EdPuzzle, Pear Deck, Voki, Canva, and Socrative. “I...

Ms. Durso joins CST as Supervisor of Special Programs

Ms. Durso joins CST as Supervisor of Special Programs

Savannah Moorman and Fabiola Gonzalez

January 29, 2018


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The Becton faculty and staff recently welcomed Supervisor of Special Programs Ms. Angela Durso. “I am very happy to be in this school where everyone is so friendly. Becton has a beautiful building, and it is filled with a wonderful student body. I am impressed by the positive energy of the school,"...

Ms. Valentino teaches history at Becton

Ms. Valentino teaches history at Becton

Savannah Jones, Editor

January 10, 2018


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Due to the short-term leave of History Instructor Mr. Bononno, Ms. Valentino is currently teaching history classes at Becton. Ms. Valentino graduated from Rider University in 2015 where she studied secondary education and history with a minor in American Studies. Following graduation, she worked as...

Mrs. Bonanno receives $4,500 grant for Italian language instruction

Mrs. Bonanno receives $4,500 grant for Italian language instruction

Kaya Zawistowski, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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The Becton faculty and staff is continually being recognized with many outstanding rewards, the latest one being for the high school's very own Italian teacher, Mrs. Bonanno. Although it is only her second year teaching at Becton, Mrs. Bonanno completed the process of applying for a grant for $4,500...

Teacher’s Aide Ms. Siri continues her studies in education

Teacher’s Aide Ms. Siri continues her studies in education

Fabrizio Jimenez, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


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Ms. Siri, a teacher’s aide at Becton Regional High School, is on her way to becoming a full time certified teacher. Looking forward to one day becoming an ESL and bilingual instructor, the Becton educator is close to completing her certification. In her past teaching experiences, she has taught...

Summertime and the living ISN’T easy

Summertime and the living ISN’T easy

Jana Christiano and Jessica Coleman

May 31, 2017


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With summer right around the corner, many students are left scrambling for jobs while faculty and staff take the time to reflect on the days when they used to work during the hot days of July and August just for some spending money. The principal of Becton Regional High School, Dr. Sforza, took on...

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