Academy Chronicle

Covid-19

Birthdays and the Coronavirus Quarantine

Meghana Veldhuis

August 13, 2020

Time has not stopped and birthdays have kept coming despite the obvious changes that have arrived at BCA with the Covid-19 pandemic. Due to required social-distancing, birthday celebrations aren’t as conventional as they have been in the past. However, people have still found ways to celebrate their special day and many creative...

Standardized Test Cancellations Due to COVID-19

Standardized Test Cancellations Due to COVID-19

August 13, 2020

Not even college entrance exams—a time-honored, student-dreaded tradition—are immune to COVID-19. Recent test...

Knitting For Life Recognized on News 12 for Donations to Healthcare Workers

Knitting For Life Recognized on News 12 for Donations to Healthcare Workers

May 8, 2020

On April 20th, BCA students Francesca Osborn,  Hannah Ferrer, Rachel Mina, and Olivia Culleton wer...

VBCA Series Part 2: Commentary, Opinions, and Pass/Fail

Emily Hashem, Writer

April 28, 2020

  Part 2 - Looking Forward-Pass/Fail LOOKING FORWARD: OPINIONS AND SURVEYS BCA vs Other Schools In a way, the current situation is a massive trial run for the feasibility of virtual schooling. The online school could be implemented for students on sick days, students with long-term illnesses or disabilities, ...

COVID-19: Revealing the Underlying Racism

Irene Kim, Writer

April 15, 2020

“Racism against Asians is unfounded and emphasizes an underlying societal problem that currently exists. This event just happened to highlight it,” said Michelle Kim, a junior at BCA.   The coronavirus is a novel respiratory illness first detected in China in the fall of 2019. As of March 7, 2020, there were 106,200 ...

VBCA Series Part 1: VBCA is Good, but How Do We Make it Better?

Emily Hashem

April 1, 2020

This article is part of a series.  Contents:  Part 1  Preface and methods  Survey results and analysis  Updates from student council  Helpful links and resources Part 2  Looking forward Part 3  Repeat survey and updates  PREFACE It’s been a huge adjustment.  A...

On-Line Learning Experiences at BCA in Time of COVID-19

On-Line Learning Experiences at BCA in Time of COVID-19

March 30, 2020

Coronavirus, COVID-19, has been on the upsurge sadly taking  thousands of  lives and putting many at...