Our New Student Council President: Kevin Ma

Kevin Ma is recognized as an inspiring leader, who has recently come forward with the chance to lead BCA as Student Council President. A junior in ATCS, Kevin has decided to share his past leadership experiences and his future plans to benefit our beloved school.   Chronicle: How are you feeling today?. I’m feeling good, thanks for having me Alex…. Read more →

Entering the World of Chocolate: The Chocolate Competition

Entering the World of Chocolate: The Chocolate Competition

Chocolate Competition (more notably known as Chocolate Comp) is a prestigious BCA tradition that stimulates creative young students to create their own unique cake, chocolate cake. Every year, juniors and seniors in the Academy for Culinary and Hospitality (ACAHA) and Academy for Engineering and Design Technology (AEDT) participate in the Chocolate Competition during the month of March, although the actual… Read more →

Giving Back to Our Community Through Our Education

Giving Back to Our Community Through Our Education

Walking through the hallways, one often hears students going on in an endless tirade of the countless sleep-deprived nights, caffeine overloads, along with the seemingly infinite amount of homework that never gets completed. But while being a student at Bergen County Academies can sometimes be a difficult life, one thing that all students at this school share, besides the sleepy… Read more →

SOS: Sources of Strength

Last year, BCA started a program called Sources of Strength. This program was made for youth suicide prevention that uses peer social networks to reach out to those whose behavior might approach the unhealthy: be it bullying, substance abuse, or suicidal ideation. New members have been added this year from the 43 members from last year’s group. Members were chosen… Read more →

We Can Do It: All Together

We Can Do It: All Together

Soobean Jo, cofounder of the nonprofit organization and Bergen County Academy’s morning club, “All Together,” says “My main mission when starting this organization was to create a support system for kids, so they could have access to someone to talk to and share their feelings with.” “All Together” is a small nonprofit organization dedicated towards ending child maltreatment, and cofounders… Read more →