Academy Chronicle


School Days Off For Ethnic and Religious Holidays At BCA

School Days Off For Ethnic and Religious Holidays At BCA

Elizabeth Ki January 11, 2023

At the Bergen County Academies (BCA), there is a large variety of students who celebrate different ethnic and religious holidays. For instance, over the next few months, students will celebrate holidays...

Tishya Dua: Where Is She Now?

Tishya Dua: Where Is She Now?

Madhav Dua January 11, 2023

Tishya Dua is an ABF alum from the graduating class of 2019. Throughout her time at BCA, she was involved in several organisations including SPARK, IDA, and Relay For Life. Now, four years later, the current...

BCA’s Telenovelas and Korean Dramas Project: Perceiving Culture Through Media

Stella Seong January 11, 2023

The list of projects BCA has to offer to students is diverse and filled with substance. Among them, the Telenovelas and Korean Dramas project, pursuits a study of culture in Latin America and Korea. Taught...

Markets and Trading: A BCA Project

Rohan Joshi, Writer January 11, 2023

The markets and trading project, taught by Mr. Fogg, is a project where BCA students learn how the stock market works, create a portfolio of stocks, and trade with fake money on a virtual stock exchange....

Aquaponics: The Future of Farming

Aquaponics: The Future of Farming

Joshua Kim, Writer January 4, 2023

Aquaponics is an alternative method of sustainable farming that does not require the use of soil. One of the biggest issues today is climate change—a problem that impacts the entire world in many different...

Indian IDA 2023

Eesha Oza January 4, 2023

With all of the diverse backgrounds and cultures at BCA, International Day of Acceptance (IDA) is one of the most popular and widely appreciated events, with dance performances ranging from hip hop, to...

Code for Charity: BCA’s Own Nonprofit

Jeannelle Tellado January 4, 2023

At the start of the 2022-2023 school year, many new morning clubs were founded, each highlighting a variety of interests amongst BCA students. One of BCA’s newest morning clubs, Code for Charity, appeals...

Career Day 2022 at BCA

Brannon Zee January 4, 2023

On November 23rd, 2022, Bergen County Academies hosted Career Day for the third-time welcoming nearly 100 speakers to the BCA campus. For two hours, students heard from alumni who spoke about their education,...

2022 Joe Holbrook Memorial Math Competition

2022 Joe Holbrook Memorial Math Competition

Soo Young Yoon, Writer December 21, 2022

On October 16th, 2022, BCA hosted the Joe Holbrook Memorial Math Competition and invited all Bergen County students from 4th to 8th grade. These students all participated in a series of 40 math questions....

Provita Pharmaceuticals: The Only Student-Run Pharmaceutical Company in the Nation

Eesha Oza December 21, 2022

  Provita Pharmaceuticals is a pharmaceutical company which prides itself in being the only student-run pharmaceutical company in the nation, and it is located right here at the Bergen County Academies!...

Do Our Academies Define Us? A Perspective from BCA’s 2023 Senior Class

November 29, 2022

Four years ago, the class of 2023 walked through the doors of Bergen County Academies as young and impressionable freshmen, myself included. Eyes wide, we wrestled through crowded hallways among strangers....

Halloween 2022 at BCA

Halloween 2022 at BCA

Brannon Zee November 29, 2022

On October 31st, 2022, for the second time since the pandemic, Bergen County Academies celebrated Halloween with many events returning for the first time in over three years. Featuring several BCA traditions,...

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