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Highlighted changes for the upcoming school year

Highlighted changes for the upcoming school year

Noelia Moore, Editor

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 updat...

Board President delivers commencement address at alma mater 40 years later

Board President delivers commencement address at alma mater 40 years later

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...

Becton’s first ‘Military Signing Day’ honors Willis, Cardona, Chattaway & Alexander

Becton’s first ‘Military Signing Day’ honors Willis, Cardona, Chattaway & Alexander

Noelia Moore, Editor

May 9, 2019

“We wanted to do something special for our students enlisting in the military,” announced Dr. Sforza, Becton Regional High School’s acting superintendent/principal, at the school’s first Military Signing Day hosted on May 1, also widely recognized as College Commitment Day and the start of Military A...

Crespo, Guyre receive first student ‘Superintendent Leadership Award’

Crespo, Guyre receive first student ‘Superintendent Leadership Award’

Jaylen Nuila and Samirah Reyes

May 5, 2019

Seniors Tamara Crespo and Christian Guyre are the first ever to receive Becton Regional High School’s student Superintendent Leadership Award at the board meeting last month. When the neighboring Alfred S. Faust Intermediate School experienced a reported fire on March 25, over 300 students were...

Above Average State Score Validates Becton Regional HS’s Recognition as ‘Model High School’

Above Average State Score Validates Becton Regional HS’s Recognition as ‘Model High School’

March 21, 2019

The Henry P. Becton Regional High School community would like to take this opportunity to share the school’s recently released NJ School Performance Report summative score. We are proud to announce that Becton Regional High School earned the highest score compared to all NJ high schools within its *Distr...

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...

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

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

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor

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...

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

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...

Wooden plaque created to honor late custodian

Wooden plaque created to honor late custodian

Blaze Grabowski, Staff Writer

January 6, 2019

The Becton Board of Education and Administration unveiled a commemorative plaque in honor of the high school’s late custodian, Mr. John Shaw. The plaque reads “Get Home Safely,” which was a phrase Mr. Shaw was well known for saying to faculty, staff and students as they prepared to leave the building. A...

Sophomore Mengistu receives first Act of Kindness Award

Sophomore Mengistu receives first Act of Kindness Award

Lisa Squeo, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

Kidus Mengistu, a Becton Regional High School sophomore and athlete, has received the school’s first ever Act of Kindness Award by the BRHS Board of Education after he was photographed by a local teacher for helping an elderly woman cross the street. The award was given at the October 10 board meeting...

Mr. James Bononno becomes Acting Assistant Principal of BRHS

Mr. James Bononno becomes Acting Assistant Principal of BRHS

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

History Instructor Mr. James Bononno has been recently appointed the position as Acting Assistant Principal of Becton Regional High School by the Carlstadt-East Rutherford Board of Education. When asked if he would be willing to take on the role by Acting Superintendent/Principal Dr. Sforza, Mr. Bononno...

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