Academy Chronicle



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)
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”

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...

The Bullet Journal: Lists, Art, and Everything In Between

February 24, 2020

Bullet Journaling is among the many methods of much-needed organisation and time-management strategies employed by BCA students. The Bullet Journal—also affectionately known as BuJo—was created...

“The Secret in the Wings”: BCA’s 2019 Fall Play

The cast of
November 13, 2019

This week, BCA students will present their first production of the year, “The Secret in the Wings," directed by Mr. Kaplan. The play, which will be performed at Bergen County Academies on Thursday...

BCA Takes on 80s Fashion Trends

October 23, 2019

The resurgence of 80s fashion has become a hot topic of discussion in the fashion community. Ranging from the subtle high-waisted mom jeans to the more flashy neon asymmetrical tops, the 80s was a wild...

Book Review: The Relevance of “Meeting with My Brother” Today

Book Review: The Relevance of “Meeting with My Brother
April 25, 2019

When we open up a book, we, as readers, usuallyfollow along, sometimes passively, with the writer’s imagination. Nevertheless, there is writing that sometimes forces an ordinarily acquiescent reader...

A Club of Your Filming Dreams

A Club of Your Filming Dreams
April 23, 2019

At BCA, students are constantly taking part in exceptional activities and events — a normality in such a unique school. However, it often becomes easy to overlook regular occurrences. Clubs, for example,...

Red, Blue, and Yellow: Alan

March 7, 2019

After months of planning, the Print Week exhibition from January 17th to 18th by the Visual academy amazed Bergen County Academies with a display of stunning artwork. The Print Week exhibition took place...

The End of “Classical” Entertainment?

The San Diego Symphony’s 2016-17 season honoring the legacy of conductor Jahja Ling.
February 14, 2019

          The volatility of the music and entertainment industry, with new genres and new forms of expression emerging every year, might mean that more “classical” forms of entertainment are struggling...

Rhythm and Blues: Love Songs in Our Society

Music and romance have often been intertwined, as proven by this photo
February 12, 2019

  You’re sitting in the car, enjoying a beautiful sunset. Suddenly, Ed Sheeran’s voice croons over the radio about how he “found a love, to carry more than just his secrets." You switch the...

Publishers Playlist: Ambient/Study Music

Publishers Playlist: Ambient/Study Music
February 12, 2019

Ambient music, though not typically thought about, is heard everywhere from restaurants and vestibules, to movies and theaters. From luminaries Brian Eno and Harold Budd to more modern artists such as...

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