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Head of IT is VIP: Celebrating Mr. Gbaguidi with the Governor’s Professional of the Year Award

Mr. Gbaguidi is honored with the Governor's Professional of the Year award at the Winter Pep Rally

Anthony Berrios, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

According to the State of New Jersey website, the Governor’s Professional of the Year award “recognizes excellence and creates a sense of pride and gives public attention to professionals worthy of the award.” Mr. Gbaguidi, the supervisor of technology and innovation rightfully received the award t...

World Language Dept. attends tech workshop at Pascack Valley

The purpose of Pear Deck, which is an add-on for Google Slides, is to help further engage students in active learning.

Jenny Marcinkowski and Jilian Kaszka

March 2, 2018

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

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?

Senior Jaime Mesa takes a look at his classmate's IPhone X.

Jeremy O'Brien, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

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

Students can view daily announcements on the digital signage display located in Becton's media center.

Kaya Zawistowski, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

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 students log on to Google Classroom on their Chromebooks to complete vocabulary review activities.

Savannah Jones and Sarah Tawfeek

March 7, 2017

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

Jennifer Mikulko is recognized for her accomplishment at the October Board of Education meeting.

Savannah Jones, Editor

October 28, 2016

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

The Google presenter, Adam Schoenbart, taught the workshop mainly from a teaching perspective.

October 17, 2016

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

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...

Media Specialist Ms. Vaccaro creates, updates Becton app

Media Specialist Ms. Vaccaro creates, updates Becton app

Anthony Cioce, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

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

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, Sports Writer

January 19, 2015

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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