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BCA’s SkillsUSA Chapter Goes Beyond the Classroom for Community Service

BCA’s SkillsUSA Chapter Goes Beyond the Classroom for Community Service

Simona Vigodner, Managing Editor
March 17
Filed under Features, School

Students of Bleshman Regional Day School received an unexpected visit several weeks ago when 8 members of BCA’s SkillsUSA Chapter hosted a reading day for them. "We believe in the main idea of this project: to raise as much awareness of autism as possible throughout our school and our commun...

The Nor’easter Snowstorm is on its Way

The Nor’easter Snowstorm is on its Way

March 13
Filed under School, Uncategorized

With the Nor’easter snowstorm approaching, BCA students have begun to pray for a snow day.  Blizzard warnings have been issued-with rumors of 20+ inches of snow.  Starting at about midnight on Monday, the snow will accumulate at about 2 inches per hour.  Wind of 10 to 20 mph will gust up to 35 mph ...

Love at BCA ♡

Love at BCA ♡

Sophia Wolmer
February 28
Filed under Features, School

According to a recent poll, 22.4% of the BCA student body are in a romantic relationship.

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BCA’s Math Team Competes in South Korea

Su Min Kim, School News Editor
February 15
Filed under School

On November 20, a group of eighteen students from BCA’s Math Team travelled to South Korea where they participated in the 2016 World Mathematics Team Championship. Numerous countries attended, including Australia, Singapore, China, Myanmar, Iran, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Bulgaria. T...

IDA Workshops: Interview With Mrs. Blake

Hannah Noh
February 11
Filed under Features, School

Mrs. Blake is the International Day of Acceptance (IDA) workshops advisor, and she was kind enough to reflect on and answer some questions regarding this important day of embracing and accepting each other. The IDA workshops are definitely popular among BCA students, as we are given the opportunity to ...

Behind the Scenes of Hot Mikado – The Pit Orchestra

Izabela Zawartka
February 8
Filed under Features, School

With the first week of March fast approaching, the preparations for BCA’s annual musical are beginning to intensify. And while most everyone considers the rehearsal time, memorizing of lines and music, and costume coordination done by the actors, many overlook the hard work behind one of the show’s...

Intelli-Buoy

Intelli-Buoy

Angela Lee
February 7
Filed under Features, School, Science & Technology

  They dreamed, they planned, they succeeded. It was their love for the environment that kept them going. Mr. Nodarse’s team of engineers, including Shannon Zhang and Laura Zhou, teamed up with ATCS junior Ohm Nabar in order to create their pollution detecting masterpiece, the Intelli-Bu...

Alumni Spotlight: Christine Lee

Alumni Spotlight: Christine Lee

January 24
Filed under School

For many,  studying abroad in new locations is the after-high-school dream, and Christine Lee, 2015 ABF graduate, is doing just that.   Enrolled in the Dual Program between Columbia University in New York and Sciences Po in France, Christine has been able to start a new life beyond BCA.  In...

Regeneron Semifinalist: Andrew Fong

January 23
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Andrew Fong is one of the eight BCA semifinalists of the Regeneron Science Talent Search, formerly known as “Intel.” The Chronicle was lucky enough to catch up with him and find out more about his research, motivations, and reflections on the experience. Could you give us a summary of yo...

Regeneron Semifinalist- Indrani Das

January 23
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On January 4th, the Regeneron semifinalists were announced. Regeneron, formerly called Intel, is a research competition in which participants can display and present their research. BCA was fortunate to have our very own group of semifinalists, each of whom have experienced both hardships as well as...

Regeneron Science Talent Search: BCA Boasts 8 Semifinalists

Regeneron Science Talent Search: BCA Boasts 8 Semifinalists

Suzan Kim, Simona Vigodner, and Casey Chan
January 23
Filed under School

  On January 4th, eight BCA students were named top scholars of the Regeneron Science Talent Search, one of the nation’s most prestigious research competitions. Formerly called “Intel”, the contest awards $2,000 to each scholar for their independent research and is a program of Societ...

Regeneron Semifinalist: Christina Ping

Suzan Kim, Editor in Chief
January 20
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Christina Ping is one of the eight BCA semifinalists of the Regeneron Science Talent Search, formerly known as “Intel.” The Chronicle was lucky enough to catch up with her and find out more about her research, motivations, and reflections on the experience. For more information on the  Regener...

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