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Forensics & Criminal Justice classes combine to perform CSI investigation, mock trial

Forensics & Criminal Justice classes combine to perform CSI investigation, mock trial

Aminah Iqbal and Noelia Moore

June 10, 2019

The Becton Regional High School’s forensics class launched their annual school-wide CSI investigation, which required collecting data to solve this year’s case of a staff member who vandalized another school employee’s vehicle. At the conclusion of the three-month forensics investigations, w...

Field trip strengthens students’ understanding of U.S. History II curriculum

Field trip strengthens students’ understanding of U.S. History II curriculum

Noelia Moore, Editor

December 4, 2018

History educator Ms. Dizon brought twenty-five of her U.S. History II students to visit both the Paterson and American Labor Museums on November 29. The teacher chose these two destinations for the field trip in order to educate her students on the Paterson Silk Strike of 1913, a lesson that appear...

Criminal Justice class witnesses functions of county court system

Criminal Justice class witnesses functions of county court system

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor

April 30, 2018

Ms. Dizon’s Criminal Justice class visited the Bergen County Courthouse located in Hackensack on April 27. During the trip, 20 students were given the opportunity to tour the courthouse and old jail, as well as experience a live sentencing. Immediately after Becton students passed security, two...

Ms. Dizon brings law to life for her students

Ms. Dizon brings law to life for her students

Kasley Alexander and Noelia Moore

March 6, 2018

History Teacher Ms. Dizon has invited guest speakers, Mrs. Koziol and Mr. Latoracca, to her criminal justice class to further educate students about the field of law. “Bringing in these speakers allows the students to see the law from the perspective of people who deal with these situations on a...

Law students tour Bergen County Courthouse; witness live hearings

Law students tour Bergen County Courthouse; witness live hearings

Savannah Jones, Editor

May 8, 2017

Ms. Dizon and Ms. Ruiz took Becton’s law students to visit the Bergen County Courthouse on May 5. Students had the opportunity to see how law is used in everyday life as they spent the day learning about the different aspects of law and court systems. “I hope the students were able to see that...

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