Academy Chronicle

5 Winter Book Recommendations

Get into the mood of the winter season with some good books!

Maeve McFadden, Managing Editor

February 12, 2019

As February continues with its cold, bitter days, nothing sounds better than staying inside at home with the heat on. Maybe you’re an outdoors person, or you really love playing soccer outside, but when the high temperature is 10 degrees, why take a chance on frostbite or venture onto your favorite s...

Teamwork, Competition, and Friendship: the Holiday Locker Decoration Contest

Yilin Xie

February 12, 2019

To celebrate the holiday spirit, the Sophomore Class Council organised the Holiday Locker Decoration Contest during the last week before the break. The student body avidly participated by decorating their lockers with all kinds of festive and holiday-related items for the grand prize of a basket of t...

The Unexplainable Perpetual Fear of the Unknown

The Unexplainable Perpetual Fear of the Unknown

Eva Iskhakova

January 23, 2019

Everyone is scared of something, whether it be flying, large bodies of water, or hospitals. Though many people exhibit irrational fears, the likelihood of them happening in real life is minimal at best. An irrational fear is a persistent or abnormal fear of a specific thing or situation that compels...

Don’t Trust the Boyz: BCA’s Fall Play

December 3, 2018

The world is in a state of extensive turmoil. War is plaguing society, laws are prohibiting divisive language, and people everywhere are joining a movement to create a homogeneous population of blue people. Sounds wild, doesn’t it?   Well, as wild as it is, from November 15th to the 17th, the...

(Sorta) Love Songs: A Great Theatre Event Coming to BCA!

(Sorta) Love Songs: A Great Theatre Event Coming to BCA!

Casey Beidel, Arts Editor

November 2, 2018

Have you ever wanted to support your friends in a BCA production but didn’t have the time to come see a full production? Luckily, BCA’s Studio 216, the student-run theatre club, is hosting an event where you can come to watch your friends perform in a low-key setting for free!   On Tuesd...

BCA’s Very Own Shakespeare in the Park!

BCA's Very Own Shakespeare in the Park!

Casey Beidel

May 10, 2018

This Friday, May 11th, BCA is bringing a classic Shakespeare play to you! At 7 PM, you can come support student-run theatre outside the checkerboard. Even though Shakespeare wrote one of his most renowned masterpieces, Twelfth Night, over four hundred years ago, it is still performed today, often with ...

Twenty Years of Chocolate

Anaiah Thomas, Writer

March 29, 2018

On March 26th, Bergen County Academies hosted its twentieth annual Chocolate Competition. BCA juniors and seniors in ACAHA had the opportunity to create a cake based on a theme they found inspirational. The one requirement is that chocolate is used as a core ingredient. This year nineteen teams of stu...

Meet the President and Vice President: Michael Murphy and Jessica Shi

Meet the President and Vice President: Michael Murphy and Jessica Shi

Rachel Hur

March 20, 2018

On January 3, 2018, Michael Murphy (ABF 2019) and Jessica Shi (AMST 2019) were elected to lead BCA’s student body as the new StuCo President and Vice President. They have both been recognized for their charisma as well as their outstanding election campaigns which have won the hearts of the BCA stud...

Frosh Fundamentals: Where should you go during frees? It depends on your interests.

Frosh Fundamentals: Where should you go during frees? It depends on your interests.

Peter Mitelman

February 13, 2018

For many BCA students, a prevalent topic is deciding which areas in school are the best to relax, socialize, do work, or have fun. The question that remains, however, is which of these locations is best - between the cafeterias, hallways, and information commons. Each having their pros and cons, it i...

Increasing Student Involvement at the Summer Opportunities Fair

Grace Tan, Assistant Design Editor

February 7, 2018

More students were involved than ever before in the BCA Summer Opportunities Fair this year.

Super Bowl Snacks!

Here's a dessert you don't see everyday. These Cinnamon Roll cookies are filled with sweet-cinnamon-y goodness.

Rachel Holliday

February 2, 2018

It's almost game day, and you are set to go; guest list, flatscreen, drinks, commercial games and quarters to bet... except, you need TV fuel! This compilation of top hit recipes will make you the best host for Sunday night's game. Onto the eeeeats: SAVORY Game Day Nachos Bacon-Wrapped Ja...

10 Books to Read as a Busy BCA Student

Maeve McFadden, Assistant Managing Editor

January 23, 2018

10 books you can read and enjoy while also balancing all of your schoolwork.