Academy Chronicle

Did BCA Students Watch the Super Bowl?

Mahomes celebrates the Chiefs’ victory in the Super Bowl (photo from CBS Sports).

Eli Engler, General Editor

February 25, 2020

On Sunday, February 2, the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 in Super Bowl LIV (54). The two teams had to battle their way through the AFC and NFC respectively to earn their spot in the Super Bowl. The Chiefs, led by quarterback Patrick Mahomes (the 2018 NFL MVP) and coach Andy Reid...

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

The Bergen Tech football team practicing on Thursday, October 17th.

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

The opening ceremony of the 2017 Champions League Final in Cardiff

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!

Here's a dessert you don't see everyday. These Cinnamon Roll cookies are filled with sweet-cinnamon-y goodness.

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...

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 ...