Academy Chronicle

Meet the President: Mr. Liam J. Coohill

I recently sat down with Liam Coohill for a one-on-one, exclusive interview about the school, his political views, personal interests, and more.

Stephen Lu

June 9, 2016

Liam Coohill is currently a junior in ABF and the recently elected student council president. Often known for his strong political beliefs, Coohill has gained a substantial amount of student support for his student leadership and charisma. However, there is much more to be seen beyond the Vineyard...

BT Boy’s Volleyball: League Champions

The BT team during their match against Clifton on 5/4

Stephen Lu

May 18, 2016

The Bergen Tech Boy’s Volleyball team became co-champions of the Big North- Liberty league after winning their game against Clifton on May 4th. For the first time in history, a sports banner will be hung in the school gym for the BT boy’s volleyball team. Going into their game against Cli...

BT Boy’s Volleyball Team Midseason Report

The Bergen Tech JV team huddle during its match against Teaneck on 4/18

Stephen Lu

April 29, 2016

The Bergen Tech Boy’s Volleyball team now just past the midpoint of its season, and after a strong start, they are trying to get back on the winning track. After starting off the season on April 1 with high hopes and goals, the team has demonstrated vast improvements from previous years. The team sta...

BT Boy’s Volleyball Team Preseason Outlook

BT Boy’s Volleyball Team Preseason Outlook

Stephen Lu

April 1, 2016

While many students may not even realize that Bergen Tech has a boy’s volleyball team, the first game of the BT Boy’s Volleyball season is on Friday April 1st at 4 pm at home in the BCA gymnasium against J.F. Kennedy High School. For several weeks, the team has been practicing in preparation for the upcoming season, with one goal in mind: win the league ...

Junior Wins $15 From BCA Mart Raffle

Junior Wins $15 From BCA Mart Raffle

Simona Vigodner

December 22, 2015

       Hunger is a real thing at BCA. Student-run and student-managed, the BCA Mart school store is the place every food-craving student goes to during the last three hours of the never-ending school day. From chips, popcorn, fruit snacks, and a few sweet delicacies, to various drinks to satisfy ...

Convocation: A Time To Reflect and To Dream

Franchesca Inay

October 21, 2015

As students both old and new gathered in the auditorium recently for the yearly convocation, anxiousness for the upcoming school year was replaced with excitement and hope. As we listened to an array of speeches and looked back on the previous school year, we, the BCA community, were able to c...

Decorum! JAMUN at BCA

Decorum! JAMUN at BCA

Elise High

June 24, 2015

  This weekend, over one hundred middle schoolers flooded through the doors of Bergen Academies. Why, you may ask? They participated in JAMUN, the Junior Academy Model United Nations Conference. In preparation for this event, the Academy Chronicle recently spoke to four sophomores that ...

Club MEDs Bodies Exhibit

Club MEDs Bodies Exhibit

Rachael Han

June 24, 2015

It is exactly 9:04 AM and students begin to board the school bus for the Bodies Exhibit field trip, hosted by Club MEDS, on May 26th. Specifically, these students are heading to the Body Worlds: Pulse at Discovery Times Square. The field trip was organized by the Club MEDS members: Stacey Chung, Alex ...

A Working Summer

A Working Summer

Simona Vigodner

June 24, 2015

Summer. The word evokes an image of the beach, a nice drink by the pool, or an exhilarating trip to Europe, all away from the hassle of tests and schoolwork. Not so fast. BCA students are in no state of mind to forego the summer months without a hint of effort. Whether it be an internship, job, or vol...

Journey to JProm

Photo credits to Bergen County Academies Alumni Facebook Page.

Meena Raman

June 10, 2015

After countless fundraisers, dozens of meetings, and nine months of planning, Junior Prom finally came together on May 8th, 2015, at Old Tappan Manor. Led by the Junior Class Council and a specially-created Prom Planning Committee, preparations began early in the school year, when the date and location ...

Meet the Teachers: Ms. Kouefati

A prized teacher at BCA, Ms. Kouefati discusses her life as a child, student, and educator with The Academy Chronicle.

Suzan Kim

June 10, 2015

  Where did you grow up? I grew up in Passaic County and attended Montclair State University.   As a child, did you have a nickname? Yes. My family and some friends call me DJ. The J stands for my middle name, which is Janina. Even to this day, I respond to my nickname.   Where did you attend ...

Netflix More Popular than Cable Television at BCA

Netflix allows for easy online viewing of  movies and shows and is the most popular form of movie and show viewership at BCA.

Simona Vigodner

June 10, 2015

Headphones out, laptop screens on. Walking down the hallway of BCA, there is always some kind of online activity. Some students are doing homework; others are entertaining themselves, most often by watching movies or television shows. In today’s day and age, technology has made it easier to get a...