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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


Filed under In Case You Missed It, Showcase

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...

Sophomore LaRocca wins English 10 CP short story contest

Sophomore LaRocca wins English 10 CP short story contest

December 5, 2017


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Sophomore Elisa LaRocca's short story, "The Truth about the Creature of Aspen," is the winner of Mrs. Settembrino's English 10 CP short story contest. Fifty-one stories were submitted, and three stories were then nominated. The nominees' peers then read the three stories, and each of them voted for the...

Senior Kuc earns perfect score in science section of ACT; scores near perfect in English

Senior Kuc earns perfect score in science section of ACT; scores near perfect in English

Patrick Cao, Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under Class of 2018 News

Senior Rafael Kuc is proving himself to be quite the scholar with a scaled score of a 36/36 on the science portion and a 34/36 on the English portion of the ACT. “My scores on the ACT reflect my interest in science and what I want to do in that specific field,” said Rafael. Wanting to pursue...

Senior Cao’s writing becomes published online

Senior Cao’s writing becomes published online

Tsering Palzom, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Features, In Case You Missed It

Becton Senior Patrick Cao's story, “The Entitled Generation,” has been recently published on Teen Ink Magazine. “It is a story about my opinions on how millennials have a sense of entitlement that has affected our society. The article also shows both the adolescent side of the spectrum alon...

Becton student Luke Maffia earns perfect ELA PARCC score

Becton student Luke Maffia earns perfect ELA PARCC score

Jana Christiano, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016


Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights

The Becton Regional High School Administration is very happy to announce that Junior Luke Maffia earned a perfect score of 850 points on the English Language Arts Literacy section of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) during the 2015-2016 school year. Luke ...

Mrs. Gatto makes learning fun with ‘Gatsby Day’

Mrs. Gatto makes learning fun with ‘Gatsby Day’

Taina Soler, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights, Clubs & Activities

Becton Regional High School English Teacher Mrs. Gatto has organized the school’s first ever ‘Gatsby Day’ for all students in her senior classes on October 6. The purpose of this day is to allow students to gain knowledge of the book by using fun tactics as well as give them an opportunity to gain...

Ms. Prinzo to integrate technology into her English classes

Ms. Prinzo to integrate technology into her English classes

Sabryna Almeida, Staff Writer

September 18, 2016


Filed under Teacher Feature

New English Teacher Ms.Prinzo is excited at the opportunity to work at Becton Regional High School because she enjoys the community and has very high hopes for the student body. She is currently teaching English 10, English 11, English 11CP and public speaking. She is most eager to teach public speaking...

Mrs. Cannarozzi named 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Cannarozzi named 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year

Brittany Welsch and Jared Farhat

May 7, 2015


Filed under Showcase

English Teacher and Department Chairperson Mrs. Cannarozzi has earned the title as Becton’s 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year. “Mrs. Cannarozzi and I have worked together for over thirty years, and I believe she was the perfect choice,” said Superintendent Mrs. Clarke. Mrs. Clarke, Dr. Sforza,...

Student Teacher Mr. Walsh aspires to be English instructor

Student Teacher Mr. Walsh aspires to be English instructor

Miranda Febus, Editor

October 29, 2014


Filed under Teacher Feature

Assigned to Mrs. De Santis of the English Department, Mr. Walsh has ended the observing chapter of his student-teacher experience and has taken over as lead instructor. "It's been a very interesting experience so far," he said. The student teacher explained that his first period English 11 Advanced...

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