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

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

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...

Editorial: Exposé on the Exposure of YouTubers

Editorial: Exposé on the Exposure of YouTubers

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

January 22, 2020

The 2010s witnessed the rise of social media personalities and content creators, specifically YouTubers. For many, being a YouTuber was formerly a hobby or a way to earn extra cash, but today it is a widely recognized profession. Well-known YouTubers, like Jeffree Star and Jake Paul, are treated like...

Disney +: The New Streaming Service Invading Your Feed

Disney +: The New Streaming Service Invading Your Feed

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities

November 26, 2019

Do you love Disney movies? Do you wish you could watch them all the time? Well, now you can. With the new Disney + streaming service you can watch any Disney movie, Disney Channel Original Movie, Disney Channel show, ABC programming, and Marvel entertainment whenever and wherever. All you have to do is...

Chinese Delegates Admire Becton Technology

Chinese Delegates Admire Becton Technology

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

October 25, 2019

“In hindsight, it was a cultural exchange,” said Assistant Principal Mr. Bononno about Becton’s hosting of delegates from Hangzhou, China on October 9, 2019. The visitors included Commissioner of Education for the province of Zhejiang, as well as other educators from China who seek to explore ...

Becton Dedicates Production Studio to Philanthropic Donor

Becton Dedicates Production Studio to Philanthropic Donor

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

September 26, 2019

At the start of the new school year, Henry P. Becton Regional High School unveiled the nearly $850,000 Katherine Wickle-Ochipa Production Studio. The studio is dedicated to Wickle-Ochipa, due to the costs of the studio being partially covered by her generous endowment. “[Ms. Ochipa] wanted to ma...

BectoBot Valenzuela reflects on their increasing success

BectoBot Valenzuela reflects on their increasing success

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

January 20, 2019

Becton Regional High School’s Robotics Team is gaining significant momentum since its inception five years ago. Awards include earning the title of ‘Most Creatively Designed Robot’ at the group’s first competition this school year and placing in the top four out of 30 schools at the Robo-Wran...

Interactive touchscreens enhance learning at BRHS

Interactive touchscreens enhance learning at BRHS

Jaylen Nuila, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018

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

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

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, Editor

October 28, 2016

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

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, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

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...

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