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Interactive touchscreens enhance learning at BRHS

Interactive touchscreens enhance learning at BRHS

Jaylen Nuila, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Technology

Starting this school year, Becton Regional High School has introduced 75-inch InFocus JTouch touchscreen displays in seven classrooms to continue to enhance student learning. The JTouch screens offer features such as wireless casting from any device and responsive capacitive touch technology. Since...

Turnstile check-in tool automatically records student tardies

Turnstile check-in tool automatically records student tardies

Jenny Marcinkowski and Jilian Kaszka

February 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Technology

The use of a Turnstile check-in tool, which allows faculty and staff to see the time and specific location that a student who is tardy enters the building, is being utilized at Becton Regional High School. The Genesis module provides not only the accurate time that a student arrives at school, which...

Is the IPhone X worth its price tag?

Is the IPhone X worth its price tag?

Jeremy O'Brien, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under In Case You Missed It, Technology

The IPhone X release on November 3 and its $1,000 price tag is causing many customers to question whether the cost is worth it for Apple’s newest product. Many are tending to predestine Apple’s 10th anniversary flagship device to be that of massive proportions because IPhone X promises numerous...

Senior Mikulko receives future scientist & technologist award

Senior Mikulko receives future scientist & technologist award

Savannah Jones, Co-Editor

October 28, 2016


Filed under Student Life, Technology

Becton Senior Jennifer Mikulko has recently been honored with the award of excellence from The National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists, a membership organization which was chartered in 2014 to support students who are interested in science and technology. In order to receive this acc...

Becton faculty prepares for Level 1 Google Certification

Becton faculty prepares for Level 1 Google Certification

October 17, 2016


Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights, Showcase, Technology

As part of a Technology Initiative, the Becton Regional High School administration, members of the Becton Google Team and Media Specialist Ms. Vaccaro designed and coordinated a Google Training workshop for all faculty on October 10 and 11. On the first day of the professional development, Google...

Technology initiative well under way at Becton

Technology initiative well under way at Becton

Matthew Krieger, Co-Editor

September 21, 2016


Filed under Technology

Since the current society has become so dependent on digital forms of communication, Becton Regional High School Principal Dr. Sforza has decided to embrace this digital outlook and implement technological innovations into the student body’s everyday learning. This transition into the digital realm...

Media Specialist Ms. Vaccaro creates, updates Becton app

Media Specialist Ms. Vaccaro creates, updates Becton app

Anthony Cioce, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Technology

Media Specialist Ms. Vaccaro has recently partnered up with a company called School Info App to create a Becton Wildcats application for iOS devices. The media specialist, along with the Becton Administration, thought that it was time for the high school to have its own app. “Seeing that other schools...

Google Classroom gains popularity at Becton

Google Classroom gains popularity at Becton

Cecilia Munoz, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Technology

Due to the great interaction it allows between students and teachers, a blended learning platform by Google known as Google Classroom has caught the eye of many different educational institutions including our own. During the first week of school, Media Specialist Ms. Vaccaro created a Google Classroom...

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