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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


Filed under Showcase

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...

Bloomfield Recruiting Center helps upperclassmen explore postsecondary opportunities

Bloomfield Recruiting Center helps upperclassmen explore postsecondary opportunities

Safa Hassan and Jaylen Nuila

March 27, 2018


Filed under In Case You Missed It, Showcase

United States Army Sergeant Joseph B. Knece, along with service members of each military branch, visited Becton Regional High School on March 26 for Military Opportunities Day. Military Opportunities Day was organized to give Becton students the opportunity to explore alternative postsecondary options...

Becton’s first Elective Fair debuts courses, introduces new elective ideas

Becton’s first Elective Fair debuts courses, introduces new elective ideas

Misha Asim and Jenny Marcinkowski

February 12, 2018


Filed under Becton 2017-2018 Highlights

Students at Becton Regional High School were recently given the opportunity to further explore elective classes offered at the high school. An Elective Fair, which was coordinated by Supervisor of Guidance Mr. Caprio as well as the Guidance Department, allowed students to learn more about the vast amount...

Supervisor of Guidance Mr. Caprio receives ESP Award

Supervisor of Guidance Mr. Caprio receives ESP Award

Kaya Zawistowski, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


Filed under In Case You Missed It, Showcase

Mr. Caprio, Becton’s Supervisor of Guidance, has been presented with the Educational Service Professional of the Year Award. Mr. Caprio has been working in the guidance department for 15 years and is completing his second year as a supervisor of the department. Mr. Caprio works with numerous students...

Becton’s Grading Policy Committee makes several key changes

Becton’s Grading Policy Committee makes several key changes

Savannah Jones, Editor

October 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase

As part of the initiative to bring Becton Regional High School up to date with the twenty-first century, the high school’s Grading Policy Committee has abolished midterm exams, altered the weight of each marking period, and modified the failing grade at the conclusion of each marking period with an...

Senior award recipients honored at annual ceremony

Senior award recipients honored at annual ceremony

June 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase

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...

Becton to launch new college credit program through Bergen Community

Becton to launch new college credit program through Bergen Community

Sarah Tawfeek, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under News

Beginning this fall, the Henry P. Becton Regional High School curriculum will include a new program that allows students to earn college credits through Bergen Community College. Becton students are already familiar with an existing dual enrollment program that allows the juniors and seniors to earn...

Becton graduation rate climbs nearly 14% in past 2 years

Becton graduation rate climbs nearly 14% in past 2 years

March 22, 2017


Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights, News

The Henry P. Becton Regional High School administration and staff is proud to announce that the high school’s adjusted cohort graduation rate has significantly increased for the second consecutive year reaching 92.81 percent in 2015 and rising to 97.5 percent in 2016. The adjusted cohort graduation...

Course offerings at Becton continue to increase

Course offerings at Becton continue to increase

Victoria Cruz and Simran Kaur

February 28, 2017


Filed under Features

During the past few weeks, students have been busy creating their schedules for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year, and as one already knows, over the last two years, numerous new courses have been added to Becton’s program of studies. “As students are told during their scheduling meetings, they...

Becton bowling team prepares for successful 2015-2016 season

Becton bowling team prepares for successful 2015-2016 season

Savannah Jones, Editor

December 16, 2015


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Another successful bowling season has begun at Becton with History Teacher Mr. Caprio as the coach and 12-14 solid team members. Once can find the team practicing at Wallington Lanes for about three weeks before the season starts.  Mr. Caprio said,  “About 25 to 30 students try out for the team...

Becton Bowling prepares to strike again

David Stoltz, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Heading into his thirteenth year as the head coach of the bowling team, Mr. Caprio said that he is looking to bring the sport back to the prominence it had in the early twenty-first century. Guidance Counselor Mr. Caprio has helped lead the award winning team to six league championships and two state...

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