Academy Chronicle

Three Hours of Phys. Ed?

Three Hours of Phys. Ed?

Hannah Noh, School News Editor

March 20, 2018

Insight into the new 3-Modules of Fitness added into everyone's schedules.

Edwin Drood’s Mysterious Musicians, Straight Out of the Pit

Edwin Drood’s Mysterious Musicians, Straight Out of the Pit

Jessie (Juyoung) Lee, Contributor

March 16, 2018

Pit orchestra rehearsal with Mr. Isecke, one of the conductors of the musical The Mystery of Edwin Drood has come and gone, and with it, a lot of after-school rehearsals.   Simultaneously, marvelous student musicians part of the pit orchestra practiced during and after school hours to accompany the ...

BCA Students Plan to Participate in National School Walkout Day

BCA Students Plan to Participate in National School Walkout Day

Madelaine Tew, Writer

March 13, 2018

As a reaction to the February 14, 2018 school shooting at Margery Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Bergen County Academies students who are interested in participating will take action in relation to the organized National School Walkout Day in support of change in American gun la...

Meet the Teacher: Mr. Demeter

Meet the Teacher: Mr. Demeter

Krishi Desai

March 12, 2018

Meet the Teacher: Mr. Demeter      The Academy Chronicle recently sat down for an interview with Mr. Scott Demeter, a world history teacher who has taught at BCA for 16 years. Mr. Demeter instructs IB History of the Americas for juniors, as well as Early American History for freshmen. He is also t...

Can you diaBEATit?

Can you diaBEATit?

Sophia Wolmer, World News Editor

March 12, 2018

In a school where candy sales fill the halls,  treats line the BCAmart shelves, and bake sales conclude each day, it can be hard to maintain a healthy diet.  Three BCA students in ACAHA, Christine (Youna) Choi, Angela (Sangjee) Hahn, and Rosa Kim have been working to change t...

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...

2018 Winter Olympics: North Korea’s Pop Performance

2018 Winter Olympics: North Korea’s Pop Performance

Hannah Noh, School News Editor

February 12, 2018

  The 2018 Olympic Winter Games have successfully commenced on the 9th of February, with the internationally celebrated sporting event  taking place in PyeongChang, South Korea this year. While excitement for the approaching season of lively sports competitions and grand ceremonies picks up s...

Oprah Winfrey: The Future President of America?

Oprah Winfrey: The Future President of America?

Rachel Hur

February 10, 2018

On Sunday, January 17, 2018, media proprietor Oprah Winfrey delivered an electrifying speech at the Golden Globes for her lifetime achievement award; but to her supporters, this speech was more than a simple “thank-you” - it hinted towards a presidential run in 2020. This moment has inspired a n...

Increasing Student Involvement at the Summer Opportunities Fair

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.

And That’s a Wrap! Mission Music Closes 2017 with its Second In-School Concert

Ashley Kim

February 2, 2018

On December 20, 2017, BCA students were treated to an hour of lively music, sweets, and festive smiles at Mission Music’s Winter Concert. The holiday excitement was palpable with students laughing and singing along to classic winter favorites. Some performances included Alice Ipekci singing Shake Up Chri...

Meet the Guidance Counselor: Mrs. Acuña

Meet the Guidance Counselor: Mrs. Acuña

Krishi Desai

January 31, 2018

             The Academy Chronicle recently sat down for an interview with Mrs. Kymberly Acuña, the newest counselor in the Bergen County Academies’ Guidance Department. Mrs. Acuña first came to BCA to fill in for another guidance counselor who went on maternity leave. This year, however...

Black Friday Trends: What Do BCA Students Think?

Black Friday Trends: What Do BCA Students Think?

Jamie Yun Lee

January 26, 2018

Black Friday is well-known as the most hectic shopping day of the year with its mind-blowing sales on products in industries ranging from clothing to technological devices to home appliances. Through interviews and a poll, BCA students shared their thoughts on Black Friday and explained how the...