May 5, 2023

Digital Backpack for May 5, 2023

Monday, May 8 is a B DAY.

Friday, May 12 is a B DAY.

Project Graduation Lawn Signs Fundraiser

Celebrate your graduate with a customizable lawn sign! The signs are $20 cash or check to BAPG. Visit us on these dates: Sunday, May 7th from 10-11am drive-thru sale at Bacon Academy and Saturday, May 13th from 4:30-5:30pm at Bacon Academy Courtyard before senior prom.  If you cannot make either date, we do have a porch pickup option available with payment by Venmo or PayPal.  Please email Gail Dalton ([email protected]), or text to 860.212.1743, to arrange your pickup time.


Colchester Boys Council

Colchester Youth Services is proud to announce a new opportunity exclusively for Bacon Academy students. The Colchester Boys Council is a new innovative group aimed to help students connect with their peers, share experiences, and answer questions.  Join Marquis Mondays after school @ 2:30 in room 2109 starting May 1st. We will be addressing and challenging harmful masculinity beliefs and norms and supporting boys in developing safe, healthy identities and behaviors. And yes, there will be pizza. Posters with the QR code can be found outside of the library, guidance, the office, and around the school. 



Bacon Academy will host a Student Athlete Celebratory Signing Day on Friday May 26th between 11am-2:30pm in the Gym Lobby. All interested senior athletes should email Mr. Burke at [email protected] with a time request. Athletes will be scheduled for 10 minute time slots. Time slots will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Time slot requests should be made on the hour and every 10 minutes. Ex: 12pm, 12:10pm etc. All athletes and invited guests that have a signing time between 11am and 12pm will need to enter the building through the main entrance and sign in. You will need to bring your drivers license to get a visitors pass to enter and come to the gym lobby. All athletes with a signing time between 12:10pm -2:30pm will enter and exit the gym lobby from the back parking lot. Please use the paved path between the gym and the portables that host health and business classes to enter the gym lobby. Please bring any equipment, hats, props or other items you want on the table for your pictures. 


Student Athlete Celebratory Signing Day 5/26/23


Interact club is hosting a day of service

We have decided to collect feminine care products to create feminine care boxes. On May 20 the box will be collected and distributed to women in need. If you are interested in helping us please bring items to the box in the office starting today! Things like tampons, pads, shampoo, conditioner, and other items for feminine care work!


Yearbook Sales 

The cost is currently $75.  Pre-Order your yearbook today using the link Jostens/Bacon Academy to be sure to get one!  The cost will increase to $80 in May , if you do not pre-order and try to buy a yearbook in school. We can not guarantee they will be available at that time as it is first come first served. Any questions - email Ms.Berardo the Yearbook advisor at [email protected]


Please see school counselor assignments for the 2022-2023 school year:

Last names A-F (Grades 9-12) - Mr. Ronald Sefchik, [email protected]

Last names G-N (Grades 9-12) - Ms. Sharon Gagne, [email protected]

Last names O-Z (Grades 9-12) - Mrs. Ashley Zaugg, [email protected]


Dual Enrollment Classes

Students please check in with your teachers to see enrollment instructions to obtain dual enrollment college credits in some of your classes.  ECSU, Uconn, Gateway Community College, Three Rivers Community College and the University of Bridgeport. If you haven’t brought your payment for ECSU classes, please bring payment to the School Counseling Office.  Uconn registration, enrollment and payment are all online through their portal.  Gateway, Three Rivers and The University of Bridgeport will be registering this month.  

*New this year is our partnership with the University of Bridgeport: They will be offering dual enrollment credits for the following courses: Accounting I, Business Law (both 3 credits) and Pre-Calculus (4 credits) for $50 per credit fee.  Registration, enrollment, and payment will be on a portal through the U of B - details will be given out in these classes.

School Counseling Website/Information

Information about College Board

Test scores are being released for the PSAT and SAT exams for both Sophomores and Juniors. When the School Counseling Office receives any hard copies of your tests, we will contact the students to visit us and pick them up.  Most times, students are notified directly from the College Board via email about their test scores being ready to view.  College Board Accounts are not managed by the School Counseling Office and are only available to students.  Students must keep their user name and password for access.   Please visit the College Board website to access your materials, or if you have questions concerning sign on, their direct number is 866-630-9305.