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Student Council discusses goals for 2017-2018

“From when I started school to now, I can see the positive changes...,

Jaylen Nuila, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017

A Student Council and administrative luncheon, which met at the beginning of this month, stressed the importance of a positive school environment at Becton Regional High School. “I want to get everyone more excited to be a part of this school,” said Student Council President Anthony Thomas. The...

Select Becton students highlighted as ‘Jets Upstander of the Week’

The Jets Upstanders of the Week are displayed outside of the guidance office.

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017

To date, seniors Timothy Reid, Patrick Cao, Yaren Ummak, Sabrina Healey, and Bernadette Bouhot and Junior Isabella Marra, have been recommended as Jets Upstander of the Week. Jets Upstander of the Week is an organization, which collaborates with STOMP Out Bullying, whose main goal is to highlight stu...

Thomas & Nazco crowned Homecoming King and Queen

The 2017-2018 Becton Homecoming Court

Lynda DeCarlo, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

Seniors Anthony “A-Train” Thomas and Memphis Nazco were crowned Homecoming King and Queen on Friday, Sept. 22 at Becton’s Homecoming Game against Wood-Ridge. Anthony is a four-year Becton Football athlete and participates in activities such as the Robotics Club, Peer Leadership Program and Yearbook...

Becton Football, Cheering has officially begun

The Becton Football Team currently has a 1-1 record.

Jessica Coleman, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

The 2017-2018 Becton Football season began on Sept. 8 with a win against Park Ridge. The boys took a victory of 28 to 7 against the Owls, and touchdowns were made by Senior Joseph Emerson, Senior Michael Bolwell and Junior Mehki Davis. The team is lead by Head Coach John Maher, and the assistant coaches...

Summertime and the living ISN’T easy

Mrs. Scalera enjoyed working as a lifeguard at the Fairfield pool.

Jana Christiano and Jessica Coleman

May 31, 2017

With summer right around the corner, many students are left scrambling for jobs while faculty and staff take the time to reflect on the days when they used to work during the hot days of July and August just for some spending money. The principal of Becton Regional High School, Dr. Sforza, took on...

AP Exam scores highlight college-level learning at Becton

Savannah Jones, Editor

October 12, 2016

After receiving data on the outcome of students who took Advanced Placement exams last year, Superintendent of Schools Mrs. Louise Clarke has recently weighed in on the 2015-2016 Advanced Placement Exam scores. Before becoming superintendent, Mrs. Clarke taught AP Spanish for many years at Becton an...

Senior students welcome guest speaker from Berkeley

Mrs. Scalera's English 12 class learns about college and career readiness.

Savannah Jones, Editor

September 19, 2016

Pat Verile, an admissions officer from Berkeley College, visited English Teacher Mrs. Scalera’s period eight senior English class on September 15. Mr. Verile was invited to speak to the class regarding important points like interviewing skills, plagiarism and resume writing. He also spoke about the ...

Student Council, Junior Katelyn Leach, host St. Barnabas Hospital Toy Drive

Senior Rafael Mercedes drops off toys in the designated bin.

Catherine Dinapoli, Staff Writer

December 11, 2015

With the holiday season quickly approaching, the Becton Student Council is hosting a toy drive for the hospitalized children at St. Barnabas Hospital in Livingston, New Jersey to help lighten their spirits. The idea of hosting a toy drive for hospitalized children came from Becton Junior Katelyn...

Boys’ and girls’ track teams spring into action

Boys’ and girls’ track teams spring into action

Jared Farhat, Sports Writer

April 22, 2015

As the new season begins, it is readily apparent that our spring teams have prepared long and hard in efforts to have a successful year.  Becton Track has proven that their hard work and dedication has paid off early in the season.   As a team, to date, their record is two wins and three losses with...

Mystery Teacher Revealed

The mystery teacher is Mrs. Scalera.

November 26, 2014

The mystery teacher is Mrs. Scalera!   1. I have one brother and two sisters. 2. I spent one week in Mexico this past summer celebrating my ten year wedding anniversary. 3. I won nicest smile in high school. 4. My picture is hanging up at the Applebees in Totowa. 5. I was once...

Becton Cheerleaders stand strong alongside football team

Jared Farhat, Sports Writer

October 4, 2014

Standing on the sidelines and performing at halftime, our very own Becton Cheering Team has worked all summer to prepare for these highly anticipated games. Each and every day the girls perform and try to perfect their routine in order to be flawless at games. With a squad of 41 girls, a typical practice...

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