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BectoBot Valenzuela reflects on their increasing success

The BectoBots debut their robot at the January 6 competition held at Emerson High School.

Jenny Marcinkowski, Staff Writer

January 20, 2019

Becton Regional High School’s Robotics Team is gaining significant momentum since its inception five years ago. Awards include earning the title of ‘Most Creatively Designed Robot’ at the group’s first competition this school year and placing in the top four out of 30 schools at the Robo-Wran...

Becton’s Robotics Club places first at SBJC Innovation Fair

The Light Savior was created by Becton's Robotics students.

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2018

Becton Regional High School’s Robotics Club had its first victory of the year at the South Bergen Jointure Robotics Innovation Fair held on April 25 in the Becton gymnasium. “It felt great to host this event,” stated Superintendent Mrs. Clarke who volunteered BRHS to be the location for the...

Becton to host first Innovation Fair this month

The Robotics Club is advised by Science Teacher Mrs. Mackanin.

Konrad Messyasz, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

The Robotics Club, also known as the “Bectobots,” will be hosting its first Innovation Fair in Becton’s gymnasium on Wed., April 25 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The purpose of the fair is to showcase student talent in the field of science, technology, engineering, the arts and math (STEAM). “Local...

Becton Robotics Club continues to sharpen its STEM skills

The Bectobots competed for the first time on December 16.

Konrad Messyasz, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017

The Becton Robotics Club, also known as the Bectobots, has been very active this year leading up to their first competition, which was held on Saturday, December 16, at the PAL Recreational Center in Parsippany against Lodi and Wood-Ridge. “While we did not win anything (at the competition), it was a ...

Robotics Club continues to expose students to world of programming language

A student-designed robot was introduced at the September meeting.

Simran Kaur, Staff Writer

October 10, 2016

Due to an ongoing interest from Becton students, Science Teacher Mrs.Mackanin and Math and Science Department Chairperson Mr. Sawyer are bringing back the Robotics Club for the third consecutive year. This past September, the club adviser, Mrs. Mackanin, held the first informational meeting and 20...

Becton Robotics Club referees middle school tournaments

Becton Robotics Club referees middle school tournaments

Savannah Jones, Editor

March 16, 2016

After just a year since the club's inception, the Becton Robotics Club has recently been involved in refereeing middle school tournaments. At these tournaments, Becton students are responsible for checking each team’s robot to make sure it meets all of the requirements, mostly involving size, before t...

Becton Robotics Club programs interest in students

The after-school activity promotes problem solving and communication skills.

Patrick Cao, Editor

November 4, 2015

Becton's Robotics Club is a remarkable opportunity for interested adolescents to understand programming and coding and work with the art of robotics. Led by Science Teacher Mrs. Mackanin, students are constantly working with their hands on a weekly basis and building robots from scratch. "I am interested...

Robotics Club successfully introduces students to programming

The Robotics Club members work on programming the robot to dance.

David Stoltz, Staff Writer

May 8, 2015

The Robotics Club, which took place this past month, has exceeded expectations and allowed students to express their creativity through the use of technology. Sophomore Zak Kandiel has been a member of the club since its inception; however, this year, he took on a leadership role. With the help of...

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