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Sophomore Mengistu receives first Act of Kindness Award

Sophomore Mengistu receives first Act of Kindness Award

Lisa Squeo, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under News

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


Filed under In Case You Missed It, Showcase

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...

Dr. Sforza appointed as Becton Regional H.S. Acting Supt./Prin.

Dr. Sforza appointed as Becton Regional H.S. Acting Supt./Prin.

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under In Case You Missed It, Showcase

Becton Regional High School Principal Dr. Dario Sforza has been recently appointed by the Carlstadt-East Rutherford Board of Education to fulfill the role of Acting Superintendent/Principal of the high school. Dr. Sforza believes that his long line of experience related to education and ability to...

Safety and disciplinary measures top list of improvements this school year

Safety and disciplinary measures top list of improvements this school year

Jenny Marcinkowski and Jaylen Nuila

September 23, 2018


Filed under News

Although Becton Principal Dr. Sforza feels that the Carlstadt-East Rutherford School District has always been “proactive and ahead of the curve” with regard to safety and discipline, new precautions have been taken this school year. First and foremost, this past summer, Becton’s principal has...

Class of 2014’s Dombrowski receives $20,000 Katherine Wickle-Ochipa Scholarship

Class of 2014’s Dombrowski receives $20,000 Katherine Wickle-Ochipa Scholarship

Noelia Moore, Staff Writer

June 14, 2018


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A Becton Regional High School graduate and founder of the school's Girls Helping Girls Club, Nikki Dombrowski, returned to her alma mater four years later to speak to the group’s current members about her impressive amount of volunteer experience while attending the University of Delaware. One we...

BECT8N Infinity Schedule, earlier start time to be implemented next school year

BECT8N Infinity Schedule, earlier start time to be implemented next school year

Jaylen Nuila, Staff Writer

June 12, 2018


Filed under Cat's Eye View Announcement

The BECT8N Day is a fifth day added to the end of the A-D current rotation where all classes will meet for 40 minutes each.

Student interest in Career Exploration Internship Program continues to rise

Student interest in Career Exploration Internship Program continues to rise

Maya Dobrygowski, Staff Writer

June 11, 2018


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A Final Presentation and Recognition Ceremony for 15 of Becton’s Career Exploration Internship Program participants was held on June 5. According to Ms. Annitti, the internship program director, four students took part in the experience during the 2015-2016 school year, which was the program’s...

Becton graduate visits alma mater to speak about military, NASA career

Becton graduate visits alma mater to speak about military, NASA career

Sarah Bourouf, Staff Writer

June 7, 2018


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Mr. Manny Antimisiaris, a research pilot for NASA in Southern California, visited his alma mater, Becton Regional High School, on June 5 to speak to the students about his impressive career. He also delivered the keynote address at Bergen County's Annual Valedictorian Recognition Breakfast at the Fiest...

Spanish Language Instructor Ms. Ruiz organizes Multicultural Exchange Assembly

Spanish Language Instructor Ms. Ruiz organizes Multicultural Exchange Assembly

Jenny Marcinkowski and Jaylen Nuila & Maya Dobrygowski

May 16, 2018


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Spanish Language Instructor Ms. Consuelo Ruiz coordinated Becton’s first Multicultural Exchange Assembly made up of presentations by ambassadors from Spain and Mexico on May 14. The event, which launched the high school’s International Week, included students enrolled in all levels of a world la...

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


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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...

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


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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...

NJ Dept. of Ed. recognizes BRHS as ‘model high school’

NJ Dept. of Ed. recognizes BRHS as ‘model high school’

March 2, 2018


Filed under Becton 2017-2018 Highlights, Community, District Goals

The Becton School District is proud to announce that the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) is categorizing Becton Regional High School as a model high school based on the educational institution’s recent academic success and implementation of career-focused programs. Regarding the 2016-2017...

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