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“The Secret in the Wings”: BCA’s 2019 Fall Play

November 13, 2019

This week, BCA students will present their first production of the year, “The Secret in the Wings...

How Do BCA Freshmen Spend Their Frees? 

Jimmy (Dohyun) Lee, Writer

November 10, 2019

As many know, Bergen County Academies is a school that not only has a rigorous and tailored curriculum, but a unique scheduling system. The school is notorious for ending at a later time than most high schools and many students find themselves still on campus up to three hours after the end of the school day, which is at 4:1...

BCA Safety and Student IDs

Hafsa Ali and Margaret O'Hara

November 4, 2019

Student IDs have been issued to BCA students for many years. However, starting this year, all students are required to visibly display their IDs at all times while on campus―and there are consequences for non-compliance. Contrary to what many believe, this is not a new rule. According to the BCA Student Handbook, the policy...

BCA is proud to have eight Regeneron semifinalists in 2017.

Regeneron Science Talent Search: BCA Boasts 8 Semifinalists

January 23, 2017

  On January 4th, eight BCA students were named top scholars of the Regeneron Science Talent Sea...

Photo Credits to Emily Wasiak (AMST 2016)

Entering the World of Chocolate: The Chocolate Competition

March 30, 2015

Chocolate Competition (more notably known as Chocolate Comp) is a prestigious BCA tradition that stimulates...

Humans of BCA is a rapidly growing student- run page. But who is behind this popular page?

The Humans Behind “Humans of BCA”

October 9, 2014

Pictures are worth a thousand words but, thanks to the influence of social media, they might just be worth more. As photography blogs and websites rapidly grow in popularity, as...

Who Rules the School: Google or Apple?

Who Rules the School: Google or Apple?

February 13, 2014

Here at BCA, there is no surprise that great debate stirs on the subject of Apple technology; however, this recent event, marked by a vast accu...

BCA’s Spring Play: “You Can’t Take It With You” – Funny, Quirky, and Explosive

Nicholas Cho

June 19, 2013

On June 1-2, the BCA Theatre Department put on three performances of You Can’t Take It With You,by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman. Right from the start with Penelope Sycamore (Lauren Henning) sitting at a desk, to the final scene with Martin Vanderhof (Joseph Nasta) saying a dinnertime prayer, I was hilariously engaged and ...

From Left to Right: Matt Barrett, Tina Niwa, Janice Yalong, Sara D'Iorio, Laura Barreto, Emma Hathaway, Yuta Takano, Michelle Cho, and Jesse Hartov of AVPA-M Class of 2013

AVPA-M Class of 2013 Senior Music Recital: A Celebration of Music and AVPA-M

April 15, 2013

On Thursday March 28, 2013, the students of the AVPA-M Class of 2013 held the first-ever AVPA-M recital at Bergen County Academies. It was a night ...