Cat's Eye View

Mr. Settembrino receives NJIC Meadowlands Girls’ Volleyball Coach of the Year award

Mr. Settembrino receives NJIC Meadowlands Girls’ Volleyball Coach of the Year award

Yomarie Llanos, Staff Writer

December 9, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Teacher Feature

After an undefeated season for Becton’s Volleyball Team, which included an 18-0 League Championship, Physical Education Teacher Mr. Settembrino recently won the award as the 2014-15 NJIC Meadowlands Girls’ Volleyball Coach of the Year. This accolade will be his second one after receiving a previous...

Becton Debate students are awarded certificates at 2014 Yale Model Congress

Becton Debate students are awarded certificates at 2014 Yale Model Congress

December 7, 2014


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Teacher Feature

Congratulations to Freshman Katie Kretzmer for winning Honorable Mention in Blue House Education and Labor and Senior David Stoltz for earning the title of Best Legislation in Red Senate Intelligence at Yale Model Congress this past weekend. Furthermore, Debate Coach Mr. Carr got the opportunity to meet ...

Becton faculty shares top picks on holiday wish lists

Klaudia Ryznar, Staff Writer

December 2, 2014


Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

Every year students ask one another what they hope to receive for the holidays, but what the Becton faculty wants always remains a question. Curious to know, the Cat’s Eye View staff asked around to see what exactly is at the top of a teacher’s wish list. First off, being that technology has become...

Mystery Teacher Revealed

Mystery Teacher Revealed

November 26, 2014


Filed under Teacher Feature

The mystery teacher is Mrs. Scalera!   1. I have one brother and two sisters. 2. I spent one week in Mexico this past summer celebrating my ten year wedding anniversary. 3. I won nicest smile in high school. 4. My picture is hanging up at the Applebees in Totowa. 5. I was once...

Becton staff and students welcome back math teacher Mrs. Diakos

Becton staff and students welcome back math teacher Mrs. Diakos

Angela Cheung, Staff Writer

November 26, 2014


Filed under Features, Teacher Feature

Mrs. Diakos, previously known as Ms. Filippidis, has returned to Becton on November 19 after taking a maternity leave. “I am happy to be back. I really missed the students,” said Mrs. Diakos. She noted that her return is going to be an adjustment though. Unfamiliar with the new changes at school,...

Mystery Teacher Revealed

Mystery Teacher Revealed

November 10, 2014


Filed under Teacher Feature

Guess the mystery teacher at Becton by his/her fun facts. The teacher will be revealed on November 25th! 1. I am a 1991 graduate of Becton Regional High School. 2. I have 2 sons. 3. I worked in advertising before becoming part of the Becton staff. 4. I love vacationing in Miami. 5. I am...

Mystery Teacher Revealed

Mystery Teacher Revealed

November 5, 2014


Filed under Teacher Feature

Guess the mystery teacher at Becton by his/her fun facts. The teacher will be revealed on November 5th! 1. Brooke Shields changed my diaper. 2. I went to college on a full engineering scholarship. 3. I won a spelling bee in 7th grade. 4. I have taught college classes. 5. The first concert...

Foods and Life Management Teacher Ms. Selwocki to retire after 25 years

Foods and Life Management Teacher Ms. Selwocki to retire after 25 years

Angela Cheung, Staff Writer

November 4, 2014


Filed under Teacher Feature

After 25 years of teaching, Becton teacher Ms. Selwocki will be entering retirement starting January 1, 2015. A graduate from Montclair State University, the foods teacher had her heart set out to teach young students the basic necessities of life. Before teaching at Becton, she taught cooking to middle...

Student Teacher Mr. Walsh aspires to be English instructor

Student Teacher Mr. Walsh aspires to be English instructor

Miranda Febus, Editor

October 29, 2014


Filed under Teacher Feature

Assigned to Mrs. De Santis of the English Department, Mr. Walsh has ended the observing chapter of his student-teacher experience and has taken over as lead instructor. "It's been a very interesting experience so far," he said. The student teacher explained that his first period English 11 Advanced...

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