Academy Chronicle


GeoGuessr: Once a Google Chrome Experiment, Now a Popular Browser Game

GeoGuessr: Once a Google Chrome Experiment, Now a Popular Browser Game

Alex Weber, Managing Editor April 6, 2021

Tom Davies looks at the scene before him: powerlines, a large brick building, and some trees line a road with no signs. A pedestrian with a backpack occupies the left sidewalk and far off in the distance,...

The Sustainability of Online Shopping

Julianna Nunez March 30, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, online shopping sales have increased now more than ever. According to a survey conducted by Bazaarvoice, 62% of U.S shoppers have reported that they are shopping online more...

Feed Bergen: Combating Food Insecurity in Bergen County

Feed Bergen: Combating Food Insecurity in Bergen County

Margaret O March 30, 2021

Rates of food insecurity, the lack of consistent access to nutritious food, have steeply risen as a result of the pandemic. In 2020, Feeding America estimated 50.4 million US people to be food-insecure,...

The finale of 2020's IDA assembly.

International Day of Acceptance 2021

March 30, 2021

The most ubiquitous three letter acronym at Bergen County Academies, aside from BCA itself, is IDA. Ask any student and they can tell you it stands for International Day of Acceptance, a day in which the...

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...

Image of three students from central Pennsylvania wearing masks and prom dresses

Planning a Prom in a Pandemic

BCA Senior Class Council Attempts the Unimaginable
Alex Weber, Managing Editor March 23, 2021

The Senior Class of 2021 missed out on its Junior Prom last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to ensure a successful prom this year, the Senior Class Council took a backward approach in planning the...

The Twenty-One Year Legacy of the International Day of Acceptance

Trinity Hansen, Writer March 14, 2021

With the annual return of the International Day of Acceptance, BCA students are given the opportunity to not only celebrate their cultures and the cultures of their peers, but to also learn about the different...

AMUN XXII: Authenticity and Inclusivity

AMUN XXII: Authenticity and Inclusivity

Yilin Xie, Design Editor, Writer March 7, 2021
On February 4th and 5th, Bergen County Academies (BCA) held its annual Academy Model United Nations (AMUN) conference virtually. Though the organisers faced unique challenges due to the virtual setting, they persevered and ultimately conducted a successful conference.
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,...

Holiday Advertising Selling More Than a Product

January 13, 2021

During the holiday season, most companies go all out on their commercials. It is the time of year when people spend thousands of dollars on gifts, decorations, and other items they have been wanting to...


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...

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