Academy Chronicle

Heritage Night!

Heritage Night!

Hannah Noh, School News Editor

May 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, School

The warm stage lights dim as the seated audience ― filled with familiar smiling faces of parents, relatives, and friends ― clap and cheer for the first act of the night to commence. This year on June 8, BCA’s first ever Heritage Night will take place in the THARTS facility, where students ...

Print Week at BCA

May 11, 2018


Filed under Features, School

Bergen County Academies students reflect on the annual Print Week celebration held at their school. Print Week at the Bergen County Academies is perhaps the most anticipated event of the year for students in the Academy for Visual Arts. Print Week serves as an event for Visual Arts students to come tog...

Safety and Security at BCA Takes the Forefront of Conversation after Parkland Shooting

Elana Lane, Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under School

Education has been described as the “great equalizer” of American citizens countless times in history. Students across the country– and around the world, for that matter– receive schooling to prepare them for living in the adult world. One thing unique to schooling in recent years, though, is a m...

BCA’s Very Own Shakespeare in the Park!

BCA’s Very Own Shakespeare in the Park!

Casey Beidel

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts, Features, School

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 ...

Students come together against school shootings in protests such as the National School Walkout

Students come together against school shootings in protests such as the National School Walkout

Peter Mitelman

May 3, 2018


Filed under School, World

On March 14, it was apparent that many of Bergen County Academies' students were filled with emotions, ranging from frustration to devotion. They were some of the students from all around the country that took part in the National School Walkout protest demanding the government to pass laws against gun vio...

BCA College Fair – Review

Anaiah Thomas, Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under School

Masses of students gathered for the BCA College Expo on the afternoons of April 16th and 17th. The event was specifically targeted towards Academy sophomores and juniors, who need to make decisions about their college education in the next one to two years. The goal of the College Expo was to force ...

SUCCESS: The Hopeful Seven-Letter Word

SUCCESS: The Hopeful Seven-Letter Word

Hannah Noh, School News Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion, School

What does the word "success" mean to students here at BCA?

Meet the Principal: Mr. Davis

Meet the Principal: Mr. Davis

Krishi Desai

April 11, 2018


Filed under School

Meet the Principal: Mr. Davis             The Academy Chronicle recently sat down for an interview with Mr. Russell Davis, the principal of almost 10 years at Bergen County Academies. This interview allowed the Chronicle to learn more about Mr. Davis’ life experiences and his career as an ...

Meet the Makeup Artist: Ms. Kouefati

Meet the Makeup Artist: Ms. Kouefati

Rachel Hur, Business Manager

April 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, School

Ms. Kouefati is a freshman and sophomore English teacher who is known for her creative teaching techniques and laughter-filled classes; however, not only is she a talented teacher, but also a gifted makeup artist! The Academy Chronicle was lucky enough to sit down with Ms. Kouefati to discuss her exp...

Twenty Years of Chocolate

Anaiah Thomas, Writer

March 29, 2018


Filed under Arts, Features, School

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...

AMUN Conference: BCA edition

AMUN Conference: BCA edition

Katie Vandermel, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under School, Uncategorized

From February 1st to 2nd, over 500 students from a plethora of towns gathered in BCA’s auditorium for the opening ceremony of BCA’s 19th annual Academy Model United Nations conference. In anticipation of their first committee session, they shifted in their seats, cheering and applauding when prompted, b...

Our Very Own ISEF Feeder Fair: The BCA Research Exposition

Our Very Own ISEF Feeder Fair: The BCA Research Exposition

Jamie Yun Lee and Elizabeth Lee

March 20, 2018


Filed under School, Science & Technology

This year, the Society for Science and the Public approved the Bergen County Academies to run our own ISEF-affiliated fair: The BCA Research Exposition! On Sunday March 4th, 2018, over 200 BCA research students presented their research projects to judges. Two students from the BCA Research Expo go on t...

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