Academy Chronicle

Sleep and BCA: A Match Made in Heaven?

Simona Vigodner

May 13, 2015

The alarm clock rings; even the sun is still asleep. We turn over and groan in agony as our fingers fumble for the snooze button. Almost every BCA student knows that feeling: the need for just a few more minutes of sleep. Spring is  upon us, and with snow days and school breaks now out of th...

PARCC: What Do the Teachers Think?

PARCC: What Do the Teachers Think?

Simona Vigodner

May 1, 2015

  With the second round of the PARCC assessments completed, teachers and administrators at BCA are expressing mixed opinions about the test. Mr. Hathaway, of the BCA English department, feels PARCC has some potential benefits, but some issues as well. He said, “I think that the PARCC assessment is bette...

Clearing the Myths: 3 Truths You Should Know About Ebola

Simona Vigodner

November 25, 2014

The Ebola virus has been one of the most talked about-topics in recent months and is front and center on the news. However, as the disease has grown more popular in the public eye, several important facts have been misinterpreted. To dispel the viral rumors about the disease, here are the three ...

Power to the People: Whose Influence Is the Greatest?

Meena Raman

February 13, 2014

On the ever-changing global stage, it is always important to note who, in a pool of 7.046 billion world citizens, exerts the greatest influence, and here at Bergen County Academies, the focus has been geared towards determining the world's most powerful person, with the aid of the recent Forbes ranking. A survey was ...

For Frozen Yogurt, A Rise in Popularity

Jordan Goldberg

October 30, 2013

If you walk down Oakland’s Copper Tree mall, you will see a variety of thriving businesses. There’s a Subway, a Staples, Frank’s Pizza, and even a costume shop! But across from Subway, a new business has just opened, hoping to enjoy the same level of success, as have their neighbors. This new business is Blueberry Frozen Yogurt, a new yogurt place...

And Fall’s Most Popular TV Series Is…

Meena Raman

October 24, 2013

The fall television season is back, and once more, comedy series receive top billing with BCA students, who selected their favorite programs and discussed other popular topics regarding new shows in a recent school-wide survey. The survey received eighty responses, many of which reflected shared...

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