Academy Chronicle

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November 21, 2019

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

“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...

Science Meets Art: An Interview With Dan Hu

Science Meets Art: An Interview With Dan Hu

October 29, 2018

The Academy Chronicle recently sat down with AAST junior Dan Hu to discuss his involvement in both the sci...

Happiness With Academy Choice

Happiness With Academy Choice

May 29, 2018

When we were 8th graders applying to BCA, we all had, at one point, stared at this school's list of academ...

To Wear or Not to Wear: BCA Students Talk “Makeup”

To Wear or Not to Wear: BCA Students Talk “Makeup”

May 13, 2018

As the school year draws to a close, spring brings along a push towards reflection and change for the be...

Safety and Security at BCA Takes the Forefront of Conversation after Parkland Shooting

Elana Lane, Writer

May 11, 2018

Education has been described as the “great equalizer” of American citizens countless times in history. Students across the country– and around the world, for that matter– receive schooling to prepare them for living in the adult world. One thing unique to schooling in recent years, though, is a more serious approach to p...

SUCCESS: The Hopeful Seven-Letter Word

SUCCESS: The Hopeful Seven-Letter Word

April 18, 2018

What does the word "success" mean to students here at BCA?

Our Very Own ISEF Feeder Fair: The BCA Research Exposition

Our Very Own ISEF Feeder Fair: The BCA Research Exposition

March 20, 2018

This year, the Society for Science and the Public approved the Bergen County Academies to run our own...

2018 Winter Olympics: North Korea’s Pop Performance

February 12, 2018

  The 2018 Olympic Winter Games have successfully commenced on the 9th of February, with the inte...

Regeneron Science Talent Search: BCA Boasts 8 Semifinalists

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...