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Class of 2017 Valedictorian: Amber Jordan

Amber accepts her valedictorian certificate at the annual breakfast with Superintendent Mrs. Clarke.

Matthew Krieger, Staff Writer

June 14, 2017

Ending the year off strong is a goal for many Becton students, but to senior Amber Jordan, this goal started at the beginning of her freshman year and carried on until the last day of high school. After four years of working hard, Amber has earned the status of Class of 2017 Valedictorian. With her...

Class of 2017 Salutatorian: Ryan Strauss

The Class of 2017 Salutatorian will be attending Drew University in the fall.

Savannah Jones, Editor

June 14, 2017

As Class of 2017 Salutatorian, Ryan Strauss has maintained a strong 3.9 grade point average, and with his senior year coming to a close, the salutatorian is taking time to reflect on his four years at Becton. “I’m really going to miss my friends and debate,” Ryan said. Ryan has always managed...

Senior award recipients honored at annual ceremony

The awards recipients remained on stage after receiving their accolades.

June 7, 2017

Congratulations to the 2017 senior award recipients, and thank you to all the donors who make these scholarships possible. List of Awards: Becton Board of Education Valedictorian & Salutatorian Awards Hildegarde & Eleanor Heinrich Scholarship James Cassella Student Athlete Award The Water Store "Strive fo...

Senior Class President Zak Kandiel reflects on high school career

Zak will be attending Felician University to study education.

Cecilia Munoz, Staff Writer

June 2, 2017

Becton’s senior class president, Zak Kandiel, is currently taking a look back on his high school years as he prepares for his graduation speech on June 19. “[In my speech] I will incorporate a reflection of the Class of 2017 and how we’ve changed from freshmen to seniors,” said Zak. The...

The Class of 2017 Post-Graduate Plans

The Class of 2017 celebrated College Decision Day on May 5.

June 2, 2017

STUDENT SCHOOL ACANFORA, CATELLO New Jersey Institute of Technology ALBER, JOHN Undecided ALCANTARA, BRYAN Bergen Community College ALMEIDA, SABRYNA New York Institute of Technology ANDERSON, TAMIA Ramapo College of New Jersey ARENDAS, CRYSTAL Bergen Community College ARGENTO, ANTHONY M...

Senior Beneduci places second in art contest

Gina Beneduci placed second with her drawing of Travis Barker.

Patrick Cao, Editor

May 8, 2017

Senior Gina Beneduci placed second in the Congressional Art Competition with her pastel drawing of Blink-182’s drummer, Travis Barker. The Congressional Art Competition began in 1982 in order to offer an opportunity for members of Congress to view and judge the artistic talents of young participating...

Senior Soler donates 83 care packages to homeless

Senior Taina Soler donated 83 care packages to the homeless with the help of her aunt, Ms. Prinzo and the Becton community.

Vicky Cruz and Simran Kaur

January 15, 2017

During the holiday season, Senior Taina Soler led a project, which involved creating care packages for the homeless and donating them to the Palisades Emergency Residence Corporation because she liked the fact that this specific shelter keeps families together rather than separating them. With numerous...

Strauss, Kandiel & Yoo win awards at January home debate

Ryan Strauss and Zak Kandiel placed third at the Becton Varsity Debate this month.

Gina Beneduci and Ryan Strauss

January 13, 2017

At the home tournament this past Friday, Becton’s debate team performed exceptionally, with Seniors Ryan Strauss and Zak Kandiel winning third place and Junior GaHyun Yoo being nominated for Best Judge. January 6 was the only home debate tournament this year, and teams from schools all across Bergen...

Becton football wraps up season with winning record

Becton football wraps up season with winning record

Patrick Cao, Editor

December 9, 2016

The Henry P. Becton Regional High School Football Team has completed a successful season with a record made up of seven wins and three losses, and Head Coach John Maher has also received the Coach of the Year Award for effectively guiding his team to victory. Moreover, the talented Becton ath...

Project Graduation Committee to host Night of the Becton Bands fundraiser

Project Graduation Committee to host Night of the Becton Bands fundraiser

Patrick Cao and Sabryna Almeida

November 14, 2016

Becton Regional High School's Project Graduation Committee will be hosting a Night of the Becton Bands at the East Rutherford Civic Center on November 23, 2016. Organized by the parent committee, the whole event will consist of great music from bands such as Joshua Novello’s Happenstance, Michael...

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