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SAT/ACT Prep class gets a taste of campus life at Ramapo College

SAT/ACT Prep class gets a taste of campus life at Ramapo College

Jaylen Nuila, Staff Writer

April 15, 2018

Becton’s SAT/ACT Prep class, under the instruction of English Department Chairperson and English Teacher Mrs. Cannarozzi and Math Teacher Mr. Jasinski, took a trip to Ramapo College of New Jersey this month. The class visited the school, which is located in Mahwah, in order to get a feel for a small...

Juniors Spirenkov, Novello & Lee to attend Boys State in June

Juniors Spirenkov, Novello & Lee to attend Boys State in June

Patrick Cao, Editor

April 12, 2018

Becton juniors Maxim Spirenkov, Josh Novello and Gene Lee have been selected to participate in this year’s 73rd annual American Legion Jersey Boys State from June 17 to June 22. The event will be held at Rider University in Mercer County, NJ. As part of Boys State, also known as “A Week That Sh...

PARCC updates at BRHS & throughout the state of NJ

PARCC updates at BRHS & throughout the state of NJ

Jenny Marcinkowski and Jilian Kaszka

April 9, 2018

A memo sent to Becton Regional High School on March 6 by the New Jersey Department of Education notified the school that NJ Governor Phil Murphy has fulfilled his campaign promise to end PARCC testing in 2019 and eliminate it as a requirement for graduating students; therefore, the upcoming standardized...

Senior Skwarek places first at Becton Talent Show

Senior Skwarek places first at Becton Talent Show

March 28, 2018

The 2018 Becton’s Best Talent Show, which was coordinated by Junior Class Adviser Ms. O’Driscoll and hosted by juniors Paige Kruse and Aliyah Dearmas, took place on March 27 in the JW-PAC . The first place winner of this year’s show is Senior Benedykt Skwarek who played “Asturias” by Isaac Albeniz on the...

Spanish III students see theatrical production of En El Tiempo de Mariposas

Spanish III students see theatrical production of En El Tiempo de Mariposas

Maya Dobrygowski, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018

Becton’s Spanish III Honors students have recently visited New York City to see the play En El Tiempo de Mariposas, a theatrical production of Julia Alvarez's novel In the Time of the Butterflies. En El Tiempo de Mariposas is based on three sisters who were members of the underground movement...

Bloomfield Recruiting Center helps upperclassmen explore postsecondary opportunities

Bloomfield Recruiting Center helps upperclassmen explore postsecondary opportunities

Safa Hassan and Jaylen Nuila

March 27, 2018

United States Army Sergeant Joseph B. Knece, along with service members of each military branch, visited Becton Regional High School on March 26 for Military Opportunities Day. Military Opportunities Day was organized to give Becton students the opportunity to explore alternative postsecondary options...

Becton students exposed to Italian culture on field trip

Becton students exposed to Italian culture on field trip

Fabiola Gonzalez and Savannah Moorman

March 27, 2018

Mrs. Bonanno’s Italian IV students attended a field trip to see the musical “Sette Mondi” at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center. The production, which means seven worlds, encompasses the art of the Italian culture. “L’Italia e i sette mondi” is a bilingual edu-musical whose purpose is...

BRHS participates in national walkout to protest gun violence

BRHS participates in national walkout to protest gun violence

Jaylen Nuila and Safa Hassan

March 14, 2018

Hundreds of Becton Regional High School staff members and students participated in a nationwide walkout at approximately 10:00 a.m. on March 14 to commemorate the 17 lives lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. on Valentine’s Day. Immediately after staff and students gathered...

Becton students catch a glimpse of the past at NYC museum

Becton students catch a glimpse of the past at NYC museum

March 10, 2018

Becton’s English 11 Honors students gained firsthand knowledge of literary artifacts while visiting The Morgan Library and Museum on March 9. While at the museum, the beginning of the field trip was comprised of a one-hour personalized tour of financier J.P. Morgan’s library followed by an exploration...

Becton’s DeCarlo, Nuila & Zuwatsky to attend 2018 Girls’ Career Institute

Becton’s DeCarlo, Nuila & Zuwatsky to attend 2018 Girls’ Career Institute

Konrad Messyasz, Staff Writer

March 4, 2018

Juniors Lynda DeCarlo, Jaylen Nuila, and Beth Zuwatsky have been nominated to participate in the New Jersey Girls’ Career Institute, which will be held from June 4 through June 7 this year. The Girls’ Career Institute is sponsored by the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs at GFWC, and the...

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...

Becton’s Bolwell signs to attend Assumption College, receives full scholarship

Becton’s Bolwell signs to attend Assumption College, receives full scholarship

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Becton Senior Michael Bolwell has committed to attend Division 2 Assumption College located in Worcester, Massachusetts on Wednesday, February 7. Michael has chosen to play for the Assumption College Football Team because he enjoys the environment and the students. His position will be quarterback...

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