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Becton students say ‘Ciao!’ to Mrs. Bonanno

Becton students say ‘Ciao!’ to Mrs. Bonanno

Jana Christiano, Staff Writer

September 18, 2016

Coming from numerous years of experience, Mrs. Bonanno is entering the 2016-2017 school year as an Italian teacher at Becton Regional High School. During her previous years, she has worked in areas such as New York City and Morristown, New Jersey and for the Pascack Valley Regional High School Distr...

Bienvenido to BRHS, Senora Ruiz

Bienvenido to BRHS, Senora Ruiz

Taina Soler, Staff Writer/Photographer

September 18, 2016

Ms. Ruiz, Becton Regional High School’s new Spanish teacher, has started her first year with offering students and staff fresh ideas and insights. Ms. Ruiz earned a degree in teaching about three years ago after she motivated herself to go back to school in 2010. However, before she decided on...

Ms. Prinzo to integrate technology into her English classes

Ms. Prinzo to integrate technology into her English classes

Sabryna Almeida, Staff Writer

September 18, 2016

New English Teacher Ms.Prinzo is excited at the opportunity to work at Becton Regional High School because she enjoys the community and has very high hopes for the student body. She is currently teaching English 10, English 11, English 11CP and public speaking. She is most eager to teach public speaking...

New business teacher to bring real-life experiences to the classroom

New business teacher to bring real-life experiences to the classroom

Simran Kaur, Staff Writer

September 18, 2016

Mr. Siracusa, a new business teacher at Becton Regional High School, sees himself as a lifelong learner and has always been passionate about teaching business to students. His goal in life is to inspire adolescents and to have the opportunity to connect with them. Mr. Siracusa is currently teaching classes...

English Teacher Mrs. Gatto becomes certified yoga instructor

English Teacher Mrs. Gatto becomes certified yoga instructor

September 10, 2016

English Teacher Mrs. Gatto is not only teaching classes such as English 12 CP, film and literature, contemporary literature and creative writing, but she has now taken on the role of becoming a yoga instructor. Hot yoga, the specific type of exercise that Mrs. Gatto performs, is a style of yoga that...

Becton Welcomes Ms. Prinzo as Maternity Leave Replacement

Becton Welcomes Ms. Prinzo as Maternity Leave Replacement

Savannah Jones, Editor

May 2, 2016

As a result of Mrs. DeSantis’ maternity leave, Ms. Prinzo is  taking over her classes for the rest of the school year. Ms. Prinzo decided before applying to college that she wanted to become a teacher due to her passion for literature. She graduated from Ramapo College as a literature major in...

Mr. Hawkins to act as maternity leave substitute until April 2016

Mr. Hawkins to act as maternity leave substitute until April 2016

Savannah Jones, Editor

November 30, 2015

In light of Math Teacher Mrs. Kochik’s maternity leave, Mr. Hawkins has assumed her position and taken over her Algebra II and precalculus classes. Mr. Hawkins graduated from Tufts University and decided, while there, that he wanted to become a teacher. He has been a teacher for nine years and taught...

Mystery Teacher Revealed

Mystery Teacher Revealed

November 13, 2015

The Mystery Teacher is Ms. O'Driscoll!   Guess the mystery teacher at Becton by his/her fun facts. The teacher will be revealed on December 23! I'm originally from Kearny, NJ. I once had a job as a secretary at a scrap metal place in Jersey City. I once had a black PT Cruiser with f...

Ms. Sammarone becomes physical education instructor at Becton

Ms. Sammarone becomes physical education instructor at Becton

Savannah Jones, Editor

September 23, 2015

Ms. Sammarone is a new physical education teacher who recently became part of the Becton staff. She is thrilled to be an educator at Becton because “the students are energetic and have a desire to learn and be active.” Ms. Sammarone has always wanted to be a physical education teacher instructor sh...

Mr. Symms shares his love for math with Becton students

Mr. Symms shares his love for math with Becton students

Samantha Saez, Staff Writer

September 17, 2015

Mr. Symms has joined the Becton staff this past September and is currently teaching Special Education Math. The Special Education instructor studied at the University of Texas and is currently pursuing a master’s degree at Kean University. Mr. Symms previously taught in Newark, Plainfield, and Passaic....

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