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BT Boy’s Volleyball Team Preseason Outlook

BT Boy’s Volleyball Team Preseason Outlook

Stephen Lu
April 1, 2016
Filed under School, Sports

While many students may not even realize that Bergen Tech has a boy’s volleyball team, the first game of the BT Boy’s Volleyball season is on Friday April 1st at 4 pm at home in the BCA gymnasium against J.F. Kennedy High School. For several weeks, the team has been practicing in preparation for the upcoming season, with one goal in mind: win the league ...

Starbucks Red Cups: A War on Christmas?

Starbucks Red Cups: A War on Christmas?

Melissa Cui
January 13, 2016
Filed under Features, Halloween Assembly-Monday, October 31

Holiday cheer, winter break, and a coffee cup controversy? Every year, Starbucks has released a festive coffee cup design with designs ranging from Christmas decorations to festive snowmen. This year, instead of a decked-out holiday cup, Starbucks released a minimalist red and cranberry colored...

Junior Wins $15 From BCA Mart Raffle

Junior Wins $15 From BCA Mart Raffle

Simona Vigodner
December 22, 2015
Filed under Features, School

       Hunger is a real thing at BCA. Student-run and student-managed, the BCA Mart school store is the place every food-craving student goes to during the last three hours of the never-ending school day. From chips, popcorn, fruit snacks, and a few sweet delicacies, to various drinks to satisfy ...

Affirmative Action

Affirmative Action

Melissa Cui
December 9, 2015
Filed under School

When talking about the college application process, one of the most commonly discussed issues is affirmative action. Is it true that colleges favor members of a one culture or race over another? Affirmative action, bottom line, does consider those who have suffered discrimination in the past due to the...

A BCA Frosh: An Alien Planet

Khushbakht Butt
December 9, 2015
Filed under School

A teenage boy walks into a building. It's September and he's done this many times before. He should be used to it, shouldn't he? He's done the same thing every year. But that was then and this is now. This building is new and different, and anxiety wells up inside of him. He isn't going into a place...

BT Homecoming Dance 2015

BT Homecoming Dance 2015

Sophia Zuo
November 4, 2015
Filed under Halloween Assembly-Monday, October 31, School

This October, the BCTS students had their annual homecoming dance held at the Hackensack Campus. DJ Nemms and DJ Reuben were there to provide music and entertainment, and several food trucks were out in the front serving food to 1500+ students. Here is a small gallery of photos taken during the dance. ...

International Tasting 2015: Pride in Heritage

International Tasting 2015: Pride in Heritage

Jasmine DeGuzman
November 4, 2015
Filed under School

BCA is filled with diversity; students not only come from different towns throughout the county, but also different countries from around the world. Events such as the annual PPO International Tasting, which happened on Saturday, October 10th, showcased some of the different cultures represented here at...

Halloweekend Plans

Halloweekend Plans

Deena Shefter
October 27, 2015
Filed under Halloween Assembly-Monday, October 31, School

Whether you’re going to a party, trick or treating with your friends, or staying at home watching scary movies, Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in America. With Halloween creeping up on BCA students any day now, some at BCA are planning on “catching up on sleep” and others are “attem...

Meet the Teachers: David Wilson

Meet the Teachers: David Wilson

Carlos Tariche
October 22, 2015
Filed under Features, School

Meet the Teachers: Mr. David Wilson            When Mr. Wilson isn’t teaching American Literature II or IB World Literature, he’s investing his time in music and his kids. His teaching style is very popular among BCA students and this is his second year teaching IB Literature and Lan...

Convocation: A Time To Reflect and To Dream

Franchesca Inay
October 21, 2015
Filed under School

As students both old and new gathered in the auditorium recently for the yearly convocation, anxiousness for the upcoming school year was replaced with excitement and hope. As we listened to an array of speeches and looked back on the previous school year, we, the BCA community, were able to c...

Alumni Spotlight: Max Aronson

Alumni Spotlight: Max Aronson

Sarah Chowdhury
October 21, 2015
Filed under School

He may not be a student at BCA anymore, but Max Aronson is an alumnus not easily forgotten. A member of the ACAHA class of 2015 and a past student council president, he currently attends Cornell University and recently won Food Network's Chopped Teen Tournament. The Academy Chronicle decided to...

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