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One Act Festival 2022

One Act Festival 2022

One ActPlays 2022 Seniors in AVPA-T at BCA were handed the torch of responsibility for directing and putting on a show. BCA's One Act Festival is an annual event that brings students together from different...

Group B taking their bows


Sisley Carretas June 2, 2022

Alongside the return of live theatre is the return of staged One-Acts, directed by the AVPA-T seniors. As part of their Theatre Directing course, the Theatre seniors are granted the opportunity to take...

The Growing Divide Between New Music and Old Music

The Growing Divide Between New Music and Old Music

Recently, old songs, songs from the past - 2015, now represent over half of the U.S music industry. With the consumption for older songs increasing, current and upcoming artists face a new challenge: The market for new-music is actually shrinking.
Aidan Park, Online Editor March 19, 2022

Old songs now represent 70% of the U.S music market, according to the latest numbers from MRC Data, a music-analysis firm. With albums such as Thriller by Michael Jackson and Abbey Road by The Beatles,...

LLF: Dont Trust the Boyz! - BCA Talent Truly Shines

LLF: Don’t Trust the Boyz! – BCA Talent Truly Shines

Cadee Lee, Elena Jacoby, and Ming-Jing Qin March 3, 2022

  There’s one thing we all know about students at Bergen County Academies: they love high school so much, they never want to leave (or rather, a part of them is stuck here forever). After more...

Pumpkin sculpting 2021

Halloween 2021 at BCA: What Went Down

Elena Jacoby and Cadee Lee November 6, 2021

Halloween at Bergen County Academies has always been considered one of the highlights of the school year. The Halloween assembly, costume parade, and Haunted Mansion have always been a huge part of BCA...

The Bergen County Academies 2020-2021 musical, Working.

Working the Musical: Overture

Yilin Xie, Design Editor, Writer March 24, 2021

This article is a part of a series. Every year, the Bergen County Academies (BCA) puts on a musical, and this year is no exception. The original plan, as announced over the summer, was to put on The...

BCA Musicians During the Pandemic

BCA Musicians During the Pandemic

Bori Chung, Writer February 25, 2021

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many musicians received the unfortunate news of delayed rehearsals and canceled concerts and music lessons. With events canceled, most instrumentalists have...

Why Popular Shows on Netflix are Disappearing

Why Popular Shows on Netflix are Disappearing

Alex Weber February 11, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted almost all aspects of our lives from going to work or school, to even buying groceries. However, staying home has not stunted our consumption of television shows, movies,...

2021 Valentine’s Day Assembly Preview

Alex Weber, Managing Editor February 9, 2021

On Thursday, February 11th, students and faculty will experience one of BCA’s most festive traditions–the Valentine’s Day Assembly. Each year, students showcase their musical talents in the auditorium–singing,...


Stacey Na, Copy Editor January 13, 2021

A white blanket of snow envelops the cold grass, just as a fashionable wool coat may do to you. As the holidays approach, winter is here in extreme New Jersey climate “fashion.” Layering is key with...

Clueless (1995)


Stacey Na, Copy Editor November 2, 2020

Green going on red, orange, yellow and new semesters afresh, fall really is the season of change. Form-flattering wrap dresses are replaced by loose, cable-knit sweaters as beach-esque sandals are by weatherproof...

The Making of “Legally Blonde”

Yilin Xie March 9, 2020

From February 27th to 29th, the musical production of the Bergen County Academies, Legally Blonde, played in the school’s auditorium and received marvellous responses from the audience. Like any...

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