Cat's Eye View

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


Filed under Community Highlights

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


Filed under Becton 2018-2019 Highlights, Showcase

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


Filed under Becton 2018-2019 Highlights, Showcase

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


Filed under Class of 2019, In Case You Missed It, Showcase

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


Filed under In Case You Missed It, Showcase

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


Filed under Features

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


Filed under In Case You Missed It, 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 Becton 2018-2019 Highlights, 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 Becton 2018-2019 Highlights, 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, Editor

June 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase

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.

Translate »
The student news site of Henry P. Becton Regional High School in East Rutherford, New Jersey
Dr. Sforza