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World Language Dept. attends tech workshop at Pascack Valley

World Language Dept. attends tech workshop at Pascack Valley

Jenny Marcinkowski and Jilian Kaszka

March 2, 2018


Filed under Teacher Feature

Becton’s World Language Department attended a workshop centered around technology in education at Pascack Valley High School located in Hillsdale, NJ on February 15. Examples of applications and tech tools that were introduced at the workshop are EdPuzzle, Pear Deck, Voki, Canva, and Socrative. “I...

Is technology supporting the right connection?

Is technology supporting the right connection?

December 5, 2017


Filed under Editorials

Technology helps us stay connected throughout the world. We can stay in touch with family and friends through applications such as Snapchat, Messenger, Skype, Instagram and Facebook. However, through the Internet, we are all becoming less sociable when it comes to face-to-face interactions; in that sense,...

Is the IPhone X worth its price tag?

Is the IPhone X worth its price tag?

Jeremy O'Brien, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under In Case You Missed It, Technology

The IPhone X release on November 3 and its $1,000 price tag is causing many customers to question whether the cost is worth it for Apple’s newest product. Many are tending to predestine Apple’s 10th anniversary flagship device to be that of massive proportions because IPhone X promises numerous...

Signage displays keep Becton community digitally informed

Signage displays keep Becton community digitally informed
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Kaya Zawistowski, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Becton 2017-2018 Highlights

One of Becton’s anticipated technological advancements of installing digital signage players outside of the B-PAC, in the media center and in the cafeteria to help relay information to the high school community has recently been completed. According to Mr. Gbaguidi, the District Technology Coordinator,...

Becton administration begins to implement One-to-One Chromebook Initiative

Becton administration begins to implement One-to-One Chromebook Initiative

Savannah Jones and Sarah Tawfeek

March 7, 2017


Filed under Top Stories

Henry P. Becton Regional High School sophomores and juniors have been given the tremendous opportunity to further utilize technology in the classroom due to the One-to-One Chromebook Initiative put into place by the administration and Board of Education. As of today, well over 60 percent of the two...

Senior Mikulko receives future scientist & technologist award

Senior Mikulko receives future scientist & technologist award

Savannah Jones, Co-Editor

October 28, 2016


Filed under Student Life, Technology

Becton Senior Jennifer Mikulko has recently been honored with the award of excellence from The National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists, a membership organization which was chartered in 2014 to support students who are interested in science and technology. In order to receive this acc...

Becton faculty prepares for Level 1 Google Certification

Becton faculty prepares for Level 1 Google Certification

October 17, 2016


Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights, Showcase, Technology

As part of a Technology Initiative, the Becton Regional High School administration, members of the Becton Google Team and Media Specialist Ms. Vaccaro designed and coordinated a Google Training workshop for all faculty on October 10 and 11. On the first day of the professional development, Google...

Robotics Club continues to expose students to world of programming language

Robotics Club continues to expose students to world of programming language

Simran Kaur, Staff Writer

October 10, 2016


Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights, Clubs & Activities

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...

Media Specialist Ms. Vaccaro creates, updates Becton app

Media Specialist Ms. Vaccaro creates, updates Becton app

Anthony Cioce, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Technology

Media Specialist Ms. Vaccaro has recently partnered up with a company called School Info App to create a Becton Wildcats application for iOS devices. The media specialist, along with the Becton Administration, thought that it was time for the high school to have its own app. “Seeing that other schools...

Ms. Prinzo to integrate technology into her English classes

Ms. Prinzo to integrate technology into her English classes

Sabryna Almeida, Staff Writer

September 18, 2016


Filed under Teacher Feature

New English Teacher Ms.Prinzo is excited at the opportunity to work at Becton Regional High School because she enjoys the community and has very high hopes for the student body. She is currently teaching English 10, English 11, English 11CP and public speaking. She is most eager to teach public speaking...

Newest tech prototype allows phone use on arms

Newest tech prototype allows phone use on arms

Jared Farhat, Staff Writer

January 19, 2015


Filed under News

How would you react if you saw someone check their phone directly on their arm?  Yes, people may be literally able to check their phone on their wrist using the Cicret Bracelet. The newly designed Cicret Bracelet is still in the process of being built as multiple prototypes have been drawn up.  The...

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