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Junior Ochoa & his band take home 1st place at talent show

Junior Ochoa & his band take home 1st place at talent show

Jenny Marcinkowski and Jaylen Nuila

April 1, 2019

Junior Christian Ochoa’s band S.O.A.P took home the first place trophy at this year’s Becton Talent Show hosted by Ms. O’Driscoll and the junior class. Second place was awarded to Sophomore Gianna D’Amato for her vocals and instrumental of Paramore’s “Decode,” and third place went to Senior ...

Junior/Senior prom to be held on May 30

Junior/Senior prom to be held on May 30

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

Becton Regional High School’s 2018-2019 Junior/Senior Prom will be taking place at the Westmount Country Club in Woodland Park on Thursday, May 30. The theme of this year’s event will be The Great Gatsby, and approximately two hundred students are expected to attend. The starting price of prom ...

Ms. O’Driscoll becomes assistant coach for Becton Girls Basketball Team

Ms. O’Driscoll becomes assistant coach for Becton Girls Basketball Team

Monserrath Martinez, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

After concluding a successful season as head coach of the Becton Girls Volleyball Team, Physical Education Instructor Ms. O'Driscoll is kicking off the winter athletic program as the new assistant coach for the girls basketball team. As assistant coach of the all-girls team, Ms. O'Driscoll's duties...

Sophomore Mengistu receives first Act of Kindness Award

Sophomore Mengistu receives first Act of Kindness Award

Lisa Squeo, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

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...

School spirit and involvement becomes main focus for Class of 2019

School spirit and involvement becomes main focus for Class of 2019

Samirah Reyes, Staff Writer

October 7, 2018

A leading goal of this year’s graduating class is to increase school spirit and motivate students to become more involved at school functions, and currently, the growth of enthusiasm and participation can be seen at various athletic events, especially football games. Senior Stephen Henke, who is...

Senior Nuila brings home medal from Down Under Volleyball Invitational

Senior Nuila brings home medal from Down Under Volleyball Invitational

Blaze Grabowski, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018

Senior Jaylen Nuila experienced a once in a lifetime opportunity at the Down Under Volleyball Tournament in Brisbane, Australia this past summer. After competing in 18 games, her team won third place with a 16-2 record. Jaylen found out about the tournament through a letter from Becton’s volley...

Phys. Ed. Instructor Ms. O’Driscoll named Teacher of the Year

Phys. Ed. Instructor Ms. O’Driscoll named Teacher of the Year

January 18, 2018

Physical Education Instructor Ms. O’Driscoll has been named Teacher of the Year for the 2017-2018 school year. Ms. O’Driscoll has been working as a physical education instructor at Becton for eight years. “I feel very honored and appreciated for winning this award,” she said. She then went...

Becton Prom to take place May 31

Becton Prom to take place May 31

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

January 2, 2018

Becton Regional High School’s 2017-2018 Junior/Senior Prom will be taking place at The Tides Estate in North Haledon on May 31. The theme of this year's event will be An Enchanted Evening. Ms. O’Driscoll, the prom committee adviser, continues to fundraise with the junior class to help bring do...

Volleyball Coach O’Driscoll focuses on teamwork, communication

Volleyball Coach O’Driscoll focuses on teamwork, communication

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

With a 1-1 win against Wallington High School on September 12, the Becton Volleyball Team is off to a strong start. According to Head Coach Ms. O’Driscoll, the team’s biggest opponents this year are Wood Ridge High School and Hasbrouck Heights High School. The Becton Volleyball Team is also eager...

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