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BCA: A Highly Stressed High School

Abby Saks, Writer

March 2, 2020

By Abby Saks When walking through the hallways of Bergen Academies, it is very likely that you will hear at least some mention of colleges. When December rolls around every year, and students start to hear back from their early decision colleges, the tension felt by all of BCA’s students, including those who are not sen...

How Much is Higher Education Worth?

Michelle Kim

December 23, 2019

“It tends to be ingrained from a very young age that we have to go to college and we have to go into a good school to get anywhere in life, and that a college degree is all that matters,” says one anonymous BCA student. “We’re told this by our parents and teachers, and pretty much every adult around us. There’s no other op...

Late Night Talk Shows and Politics

Rochelle Xavier, Writer

November 14, 2019

  Stephen Colbert on The Late Shows with Stephen Colbert            Across the board, late-night television hosts have been presenting political skits since the early 2000s, but they have only recently caught the public’s attention. The American political climate is the current hot topic that is circul...

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, and we assume that no more maj...

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 that no more major i...

Progress of State/National Debate Club

Irene Kim, Writer

November 13, 2019

State/National Debate Team, also known as SN Debate, is a debate club where members travel around the United States to attend National Circuit Tournaments. In order to compete, one must learn complex debate formats, most notably Public Forum and Lincoln Douglas, and prepare for topics that are released monthly in order to at...

5 Upcoming Movie Recommendations

5 Upcoming Movie Recommendations

June 6, 2018

5 Upcoming Movie Recommendations By Krishi Desai and Ashley Kim THE INCREDIBLES 2 Trailer: https://www.youtub...

BCA’s Restaurant Recommendations

BCA’s Restaurant Recommendations

April 23, 2018

The Academy Chronicle surveyed 35 students from various grades and academies at BCA in order to gain...

A signature MUN

AMUN Conference: BCA edition

March 27, 2018

From February 1st to 2nd, over 500 students from a plethora of towns gathered in BCA’s auditorium ...

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, you’ll find many of them tryi...

What Do This Year’s Holidays Mean To You?

Chronicle Editors

December 23, 2016

Sports Editor: Alex’ I think the fact that the holidays bring out a cheerful personality out all of us is really great to see. The holidays mean a time of togetherness with family and friends, meaning that this time of the year is a really joyous one. The holidays also mean that is a time to slow down and relax before goi...

Poetry Made Interesting

Poetry Made Interesting

December 13, 2016

I know, poetry and interesting in the same sentence? It doesn't seem possible. And yet, it became a ...