Academy Chronicle

Isn’t “Elective Requirements” an Oxymoron?

Alexandra Weber, Writer

November 20, 2019

Isn’t “Elective Requirements” an Oxymoron? A deeper investigation of student opinion on elective requirements  Astronomy, Chinese Caligraphy, Foundations of Nanotechnology, Sports Medicine, and Paper Art. These are just five of the 53 electives offered to students at Bergen County Academies this year. A ...

Early AFC Division Predictions

Parth Borker & Raiyaan Shaik

November 13, 2019

Early AFC Division Predictions With the NFL season in full swing, many analysts are already predicting who will win each division. Many divisions are extremely competitive, while others have essentially been predetermined. The information in this article is as of week 5, which will cover the AFC, an...

Early NFC Division Predictions

Parth Borker & Raiyaan Shaik

November 13, 2019

Early NFC Division Predictions With the NFL season in full swing, many analysts are already predicting who will win each division. Many divisions are extremely competitive, while others have essentially been predetermined. The information in this article is as of week 5 and will cover the NFC. We assume t...

Bergen Tech Knights Football Kicks Off Season with Impressive Wins

Bergen Tech Knights Football Kicks Off Season with Impressive Wins

Remington Kim, Writer

October 30, 2019

On September 5th 2019, the Bergen Tech football team broke their 29-game losing streak with a 35-0 win against Fort Lee. Senior Francis Gargiulo scored three touchdowns for the Knights, and freshman Nazar Fedorko kicked two field goals along with three extra-point kicks to give the Knights a substantial lead....

Les Grandes Équipes – Champions League

Les Grandes Équipes – Champions League

Casey Chan and Steve Garcia

April 9, 2019

It’s the 72nd minute and Lasse Schöne stands purposefully in front of the orange and yellow patterned league ball. His expression, pensive and serious, portrays little of his intentions. With a short run up, he hooks the ball with his right foot into the Madrid goal. Even the experienced Courtois, ...

Super Bowl Snacks!

Super Bowl Snacks!

Rachel Holliday

February 2, 2018

It's almost game day, and you are set to go; guest list, flatscreen, drinks, commercial games and quarters to bet... except, you need TV fuel! This compilation of top hit recipes will make you the best host for Sunday night's game. Onto the eeeeats: SAVORY Game Day Nachos Bacon-Wrapped Ja...

Too Fresh? How the Frosh Volleyball Team is Acing Sports and School

Amelie Caceres and Vivian Tan

November 27, 2017

Being a student athlete at BCA is tough without saying, but the freshman girls volleyball team has shown that with dedication and passion, playing a sport does not have to mean late nights and bad grades. If you ever join the freshman girls on their bus ride to practice or back from a game, yo...

Watching From the Sidelines

Watching From the Sidelines

Christa Akerele, Journalist

November 12, 2017

It is difficult to know how much you love something before it is actually gone. Rio Matsumoto is an ABF sophomore and a Bergen Tech Cross Country runner who has been injured for the entire season.  As the end of summer approached and practices were about to begin, she pushed herself to train harder ...

Hard Work Pays Off

Hard Work Pays Off

December 11, 2016

  Getting injured really sucks.   In my junior year, I was expected to be on top of my game this past soccer season, but at the beginning of the soccer season, I was injured with a calf strain that kept me out of soccer for a month. The doctor that I went to officially ruled me ou...

BT Boy’s Volleyball: League Champions

BT Boy’s Volleyball: League Champions

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

BT Boy’s Volleyball Team Midseason Report

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 ...