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Best Coffee near Becton: A Blind Taste-Test

Best Coffee near Becton: A Blind Taste-Test

Anthony Berrios and Jessica Szewczyk

November 6, 2019

Walking into school in the morning, there is a plethora of coffee cups in the hands of upperclassmen. From Dunkin Donuts to Starbucks, to Carlstadt’s own The Bagel Store, the popularity of this beverage is apparent. Though some students enjoy it the traditional way, hot, most favor an iced coffee on...

Salutatorian Cecilia Kang has been chosen as the October Student of the Month

Cecilia Kang happily accepts October Student of the Month

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

“Not only do I feel honored, I am grateful to be part of the few chosen Seniors that have earned this recognition throughout the years,” said the new Student of the Month, Cecilia Kang. Cecilia’s hard work shows through her extensive participation in various Becton clubs. Starting Freshman yea...

New Nurse Navigates Becton

Mrs. Cantatore spends a minute off her feet after a busy day.

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2019

In addition to a set of new educators joining the Becton family this year, Mrs. Alyssa Cantatore enters as the school nurse.  “I have really enjoyed meeting the staff, students, and families here at Becton,” she commented. Mrs. Cantatore was a school nurse for eleven years before her transiti...

Becton Dedicates Production Studio to Philanthropic Donor

In the spotlight of the new Katherine Wickle-Ochipa Production Studio

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

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...

New Teachers on the Block

Dr. Sforza and Board Vice President Mr. Bruce Young welcome new staff members to the 'Becton Wildcat Family'. Photo courtesy of @Dr_DSforza.

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2019

To accommodate its recently added courses and opening positions, Becton Regional High School welcomes four new teachers to the Wildcat family. The group includes Special Education Math instructor Mrs. Jahn Maka, English and Journalism educator Mrs. Kara Sozzo, Baking and Pastry artist Mrs. Kimberly Dam...

Becton football: players and fans start the season off right

Becton students support Wildcats Football’s first home game of the 2019 season. Photo by Jenny Marcinkowski.

Sarah Oehlmann and Jenny Marcinkowski

September 20, 2019

This past summer, the town of East Rutherford renovated its’ turf football field. The former field reached a survival life of ten years in 2014. According to Dr. Dario Sforza, superintendent and principal of Henry P. Becton Regional High School, the field had “started warping and fading”. Dr. Sfor...

Highlighted changes for the upcoming school year

Highlighted changes for the upcoming school year

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

August 12, 2019

As the end of summer approaches, the Becton Regional High School Administration and Board of Education are in the process of making a number of positive changes for the upcoming school year. These main improvements include a larger Course of Studies, changes in faculty and staff, and facilities updates. C...

Board President delivers commencement address at alma mater 40 years later

Mr. Dennis Monks at Becton Regional High School's 1979 graduation ceremony and at the 2019 graduation ceremony.

June 21, 2019

“Strike another match, go start anew, and it’s all over now, baby blue” was the message of Becton Board of Education President Dennis Monks’ speech at his commencement ceremony exactly four decades ago when he was president of his senior class. At the Class of 1979 graduation, Mr. Monks discussed...

Athletic Director Mrs. Giancaspro is recognized as ‘AD of the Year’

Mrs. Giancaspro was recognized at the June Becton Board of Education meeting.

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

June 17, 2019

Athletic Director Mrs. Giancaspro has been awarded the title of North Jersey Interscholastic Conference 2019 Athletic Director of the Year for the Meadowlands Division. This award was presented to her at the Annual Sportsmanship Luncheon, which was held at the Chart House on May 29.  “I think I am...

Forensics & Criminal Justice classes combine to perform CSI investigation, mock trial

A mock trial was organized on June 4 after the conclusion of the CSI investigation.

Aminah Iqbal and Noelia Moore

June 10, 2019

The Becton Regional High School’s forensics class launched their annual school-wide CSI investigation, which required collecting data to solve this year’s case of a staff member who vandalized another school employee’s vehicle. At the conclusion of the three-month forensics investigations, w...

Junior Moore to pursue passion for journalism

Junior Noelia Moore's story was recognized as

Monserrath Martinez, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

Junior Noelia Moore, who serves as an editor of her school news site, has been accepted to attend the Summer Journalism Workshop at the School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University. Approximately twenty-five high school students from New Jersey will attend the fourth annual Summer Journalism ...

Seniors Holland & Monahan recognized for artwork

One can find Alexander Monahan's and Jennifer Holland's artwork displayed at Montclair State University.

Monserrath Martinez, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Seniors Jennifer Holland and Alexander Monahan's artwork received recognition at the Congressional Art Competition on May 4, while Jennifer’s artwork, titled “Shout,” won third place in the ‘District 9 of NJ’ category. Their work is currently being displayed at the George Segal Gallery at...

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