Academy Chronicle

Regeneron Semifinalist- Indrani Das

January 23, 2017


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On January 4th, the Regeneron semifinalists were announced. Regeneron, formerly called Intel, is a research competition in which participants can display and present their research. BCA was fortunate to have our very own group of semifinalists, each of whom have experienced both hardships as well as...

Regeneron Science Talent Search: BCA Boasts 8 Semifinalists

Regeneron Science Talent Search: BCA Boasts 8 Semifinalists

Suzan Kim, Simona Vigodner, and Casey Chan

January 23, 2017


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  On January 4th, eight BCA students were named top scholars of the Regeneron Science Talent Search, one of the nation’s most prestigious research competitions. Formerly called “Intel”, the contest awards $2,000 to each scholar for their independent research and is a program of Societ...

Regeneron Semifinalist: Christina Ping

Suzan Kim, Editor in Chief

January 20, 2017


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Christina Ping 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 her and find out more about her research, motivations, and reflections on the experience. For more information on the  Regener...

Regeneron Semifinalist: Enoch Jiang

Suzan Kim, Editor in Chief

January 20, 2017


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Enoch Jiang 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 her and find out more about her research, motivations, and reflections on the experience. For more information on the  Regeneron S...

Regeneron Semifinalist: Jiwoo Lee

Regeneron Semifinalist: Jiwoo Lee

Suzan Kim, Editor in Chief

January 20, 2017


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Jiwoo Lee 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 her and find out more about her research, motivations, and reflections on the experience. For more information on the  Regeneron Science Talen...

Regeneron Semifinalist: Sabrina Gjerswold-Selleck

Regeneron Semifinalist: Sabrina Gjerswold-Selleck

Simona Vigodner, Managing Editor

January 20, 2017


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Sabrina Gjerswold-Selleck  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 her and find out more about her research, motivations, and reflections on the experience. For more information on...

Regeneron Semifinalist: Jacy Fang

Regeneron Semifinalist: Jacy Fang

Simona Vigodner, Managing Editor

January 20, 2017


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Jacy Fang is one of the eight BCA semifinalists of the Regeneron Student Talent Search, formerly known as "Intel." The Chronicle was lucky enough to catch up with her and find out more about her research, motivations, and reflections on the experience. For more information on the  Regeneron ...

ABF Goes British: 8 Days in London

ABF Goes British: 8 Days in London

Simona Vigodner, Managing Editor

December 23, 2016


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All photos by Megan Baumbach and Samantha Zucker. Forty juniors and seniors of ABFIB spent eight days in London this past November in the academy’s third annual global exchange program. The trip was the students’ International Baccalaureate (IB) Capstone Experience. The visit to London allowed...

No Man Is an Island: Ask Adrian Biagioli, BCA ’16

No Man Is an Island: Ask Adrian Biagioli, BCA ’16

Suzan Kim

December 21, 2016


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Adrian Biagioli was a sophomore three years ago, when he first began working with Mr. Lang on the Ellis Island project. The program, which involves designing a platform where people can experience Ellis Island through virtual reality technology, progressed immensely during Biagioli’s time at BCA. For...

The New BCA Greenhouse Is Open!

The New BCA Greenhouse Is Open!

Katelyn Bang

December 9, 2016


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 The new greenhouse at BCA is open for this school year, 2016-2017! The newly constructed greenhouse, attached to the renovated Environmental Science Center (ESC), serves as a classroom for many courses. These include not only academy-specific or mandatory courses such as Biology, but also the Agricultur...

Meet the Teachers: Mr. Spinelli

Meet the Teachers: Mr. Spinelli

Rachel Hur, Rachel John

December 2, 2016


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Though a recent addition to the faculty, Mr. Spinelli is no stranger to BCA: he was part of the graduating class of AMST 2007! As our  new music teacher, he directs the school choir and hosts a variety of other music electives, such as Chamber Choir, Music in Society, and Theory. The Chronicle ca...

Entrepreneurial Science- Provita Pharmaceuticals

Entrepreneurial Science- Provita Pharmaceuticals

Emily Kong and Claire Hsu

November 22, 2016


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Provita Pharmaceuticals strives to improve the quality of life of patients by extending the lifespan and increasing the efficacy and cost effectiveness of their medications. Provita is a virtual, student-run, startup biotech firm with technology aimed at extending the longevity and efficacy of ...

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