Academy Chronicle

Data Journalism Edition: The Impacts of Global Warming

Data Journalism Edition: The Impacts of Global Warming

Kate Kim, Data Journalist

June 18, 2017


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According to the National Climate Assessment, the main cause of global warming is human influences. Despite scientific consensus on the existence and main cause of global warming— human activities leading to increased CO2 emissions—30% of American adults don't believe global warming is happenin...

Meet the Teachers: Mrs. Blake

June 9, 2017


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Mrs. Blake, a passionate history teacher for sophomores and juniors, sat down with me and opened up about her hobbies, motivations, and more. She also provided insight about how her past experiences helped her to recognize her enthusiasm for teaching and history. With her vivacity and her love of history,...

Meet the Teachers: Profesora Ponce!

Jamie Yun Lee

June 6, 2017


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  Profesora Ponce, a dedicated teacher, teaches French and Spanish for freshmen and sophomores. She openly shared information about her life growing up, her passion for teaching here at BCA, and her personality, among others. Where did you grow up? I grew up in El Salvador until I was 10, and t...

Your Social Media Accounts and College

Your Social Media Accounts and College

Grace Tan

May 24, 2017


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As important as it is to figure out what colleges want to see in an applicant, from GPA to extracurriculars, it is also becoming more and more critical to recognize what you don’t want colleges to see, whether it be that low SAT score … or your Facebook account. As people spend an increasing amount of time...

Drive Perfect, Drive KOALAfied: BCA’s U Got Brains Team

Drive Perfect, Drive KOALAfied: BCA’s U Got Brains Team

Casey Chan, Assistant Managing Editor

May 1, 2017


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Every young driver needs more experience behind the wheel. Now, thanks to BCA’s very own UGotBrains finalist team, it may be possible for BCA students to practice their driving in school. UGotBrains is an annual competition that focuses on the principles of safe driving. High school teams from all over Ne...

Hot Mikado – BCA’s 2017 Musical!

Hot Mikado – BCA’s 2017 Musical!

Katie Bang, Writer

March 29, 2017


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Photo credits: Sabrina Sam “If you want to know who we are...we are gentlemen of Japan!” The opening lines of Hot Mikado kicked off the jazzy musical at 7:30 Friday night (March 7), with two more performances following on Saturday at 2:30 and 7:30. The comedy, directed by Mr. Kaplan, boasted an ...

BCA’s SkillsUSA Chapter Goes Beyond the Classroom for Community Service

BCA’s SkillsUSA Chapter Goes Beyond the Classroom for Community Service

Simona Vigodner, Managing Editor

March 17, 2017


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Students of Bleshman Regional Day School received an unexpected visit several weeks ago when 8 members of BCA’s SkillsUSA Chapter hosted a reading day for them. "We believe in the main idea of this project: to raise as much awareness of autism as possible throughout our school and our commun...

The Nor’easter Snowstorm is on its Way

The Nor’easter Snowstorm is on its Way

March 13, 2017


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With the Nor’easter snowstorm approaching, BCA students have begun to pray for a snow day.  Blizzard warnings have been issued-with rumors of 20+ inches of snow.  Starting at about midnight on Monday, the snow will accumulate at about 2 inches per hour.  Wind of 10 to 20 mph will gust up to 35 mph ...

Love at BCA ♡

Love at BCA ♡

Sophia Wolmer

February 28, 2017


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According to a recent poll, 22.4% of the BCA student body are in a romantic relationship.

BCA’s Math Team Competes in South Korea

Su Min Kim, School News Editor

February 15, 2017


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On November 20, a group of eighteen students from BCA’s Math Team travelled to South Korea where they participated in the 2016 World Mathematics Team Championship. Numerous countries attended, including Australia, Singapore, China, Myanmar, Iran, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Bulgaria. T...

IDA Workshops: Interview With Mrs. Blake

Hannah Noh

February 11, 2017


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Mrs. Blake is the International Day of Acceptance (IDA) workshops advisor, and she was kind enough to reflect on and answer some questions regarding this important day of embracing and accepting each other. The IDA workshops are definitely popular among BCA students, as we are given the opportunity to ...

Behind the Scenes of Hot Mikado – The Pit Orchestra

Izabela Zawartka

February 8, 2017


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With the first week of March fast approaching, the preparations for BCA’s annual musical are beginning to intensify. And while most everyone considers the rehearsal time, memorizing of lines and music, and costume coordination done by the actors, many overlook the hard work behind one of the show’s...

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