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Your Social Media Accounts and College

Your Social Media Accounts and College

Grace Tan

May 24, 2017


Filed under Features, School

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


Filed under Arts, Features, School

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


Filed under Features, School

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...

Intelli-Buoy

Intelli-Buoy

Angela Lee

February 7, 2017


Filed under Features, School, Science & Technology

  They dreamed, they planned, they succeeded. It was their love for the environment that kept them going. Mr. Nodarse’s team of engineers, including Shannon Zhang and Laura Zhou, teamed up with ATCS junior Ohm Nabar in order to create their pollution detecting masterpiece, the Intelli-Bu...

Alumni Spotlight: Christine Lee

Alumni Spotlight: Christine Lee

January 24, 2017


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For many,  studying abroad in new locations is the after-high-school dream, and Christine Lee, 2015 ABF graduate, is doing just that.   Enrolled in the Dual Program between Columbia University in New York and Sciences Po in France, Christine has been able to start a new life beyond BCA.  In...

Regeneron Semifinalist: Andrew Fong

January 23, 2017


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Andrew Fong is one of the eight BCA semifinalists of the Regeneron Science Talent Search, formerly known as “Intel.” The Chronicle was lucky enough to catch up with him and find out more about his research, motivations, and reflections on the experience. Could you give us a summary of yo...

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