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Surveillance cameras installed on Becton school buses

Surveillance cameras installed on Becton school buses

Noelia Moore and Aminah Iqbal

March 7, 2019

The Becton Regional High School Board of Education has voted to install surveillance cameras on all of its school buses in order to ensure the safety of students and faculty in the case of an incident occurring either inside or outside of the school’s buses. “The district is extremely advanced...

Becton’s Theatre Arts Club to present ‘Cinderella’

Becton’s Theatre Arts Club to present ‘Cinderella’

Monserrath Martinez, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Members of Becton Regional High School’s Theatre Arts Program will be performing Disney’s Cinderella on April 5, April 6 and April 7. This year’s director, Ms. Michelle Morell, is impressed with the amount of talent Becton students have to offer. “This cast is amazing!” she exclaimed. ...

Lighting & sound project upgrades JW-PAC to ‘professional theater’

Lighting & sound project upgrades JW-PAC to ‘professional theater’

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

February 24, 2019

Becton Regional High School’s James Williams Performing Arts Center is in the process of undergoing an extensive and notable lighting and sound upgrade. The lighting, along with the light panel, has not been fully upgraded since the inception of the school in the early 1970s, so the needed update...

Senior Novello works alongside ‘world-renowned physicians’ through Becton’s CEIP

Senior Novello works alongside ‘world-renowned physicians’ through Becton’s CEIP

Jaylen Nuila, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

Senior Joshua Novello is not only excelling in the classroom, but also balancing two medical internships through the Becton Regional High School Career Exploration Internship Program. Josh is a high school intern at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital Research Center in Hackensack and The Valley H...

Ms. Calvanico recognized as Becton’s 2018-2019 Educational Services Professional of the Year

Ms. Calvanico recognized as Becton’s 2018-2019 Educational Services Professional of the Year

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2019

Guidance Counselor and Supervisor Ms. Jonna Calvanico has been named Becton Regional High School’s Educational Services Professional of the Year for the 2018-2019 school year. “I have had the pleasure of working side by side with Ms. Calvanico for the last 15 years. No one deserves this award...

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...

Becton graduate Matthew Dickman’s legacy lives on through courage award

Becton graduate Matthew Dickman’s legacy lives on through courage award

Aminah Iqbal, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019

Becton Regional High School and Carlstadt Public School have joined efforts to honor former Class of 2011 alumnus Matthew Dickman by establishing a scholarship in his name. Matthew Dickman was an amazing and strong person who was diagnosed with cancer at a young age. Unfortunately, he passed away...

State-of-the-Art Communications and Broadcasting Studio construction to begin in Feb.

State-of-the-Art Communications and Broadcasting Studio construction to begin in Feb.

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

January 8, 2019

The creation of Becton Regional High School’s hands-on video production studio will begin in approximately six weeks. The television studio will be the newest addition to Becton’s communications curriculum since the recently added TV Broadcasting course taught by Mrs. Colangelo. “There are so...

Communications curriculum offers students first-hand experience

Communications curriculum offers students first-hand experience

Jaylen Nuila and Samirah Reyes

January 3, 2019

Students enrolled in Becton’s Journalism I and II, TV Broadcasting, and Mass Media electives recently attended a trip to NBC Studios in New York City. NBC Studios, which is located in Rockefeller Plaza, is home to live news reports, television segments and shows such as Saturday Night Live and NBC Night...

Senior Brizzolara is third to receive Act of Kindness Award

Senior Brizzolara is third to receive Act of Kindness Award

Monserrath Martinez, Staff Writer

January 2, 2019

The Becton Regional High School Board of Education along with Acting Superintendent/Principal Dr. Sforza presented David Brizzolara with the Act Kindness-Citizenship Award at December’s board of education meeting. The recognition was awarded to the good-hearted senior after thoughtfully and discreet...

Becton music students to perform Winter Wonderland Concert

Becton music students to perform Winter Wonderland Concert

Blaze Grabowski, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

The Becton Music Department will be performing a Winter Wonderland Concert under the instruction of Mr. Corey Moore on December 11. The band, choir, and show choir will all be participating in the annual event. Musical renditions of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s A Mad Russian’s Christmas, Wizards ...

Field trip strengthens students’ understanding of U.S. History II curriculum

Field trip strengthens students’ understanding of U.S. History II curriculum

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018

History educator Ms. Dizon brought twenty-five of her U.S. History II students to visit both the Paterson and American Labor Museums on November 29. The teacher chose these two destinations for the field trip in order to educate her students on the Paterson Silk Strike of 1913, a lesson that appear...

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