April 1, 2022



Monday, April 4 is an A DAY

Friday, April 8 is an A DAY and an ADVISORY


Robot Reveal for the 2022 robot.  The robot’s name is Sketchy Jane. 


Subway Fundraiser for BA Girls Lacrosse on Wednesday April 6th

A portion of the proceeds from 3pm -9pm will go back to the Girls Lacrosse team.  Stop by and enjoy a Sub and a drink!


A group of parents are planning a special Bacon Academy Staff Luncheon for Teacher Appreciation Day, May 3rd. If you would like to donate, please sign up using the Sign Up Genius Link below. Thank you in advance for your support! Lynne McCune, Jessica Trusz, and Renee Misbach.  



On Thursday April 7th, please wear your favorite sport jersey or outfit to Rally Against Cancer. This is a district wide spirit day all to benefit the Jimmy Fund.  Head down to Mel’s Downtown Creamery where a portion of the proceeds will be donated to our team goal.  All next week, you will be able to donate and enter a raffle for some Yankees or Red Sox merchandise. Which team will raise the most money for this event?  To donate online, please use this link for our district donation page: http://danafarber.jimmyfund.org/goto/colchester2022  OR by scanning the QR codes on the posters throughout the building. 

Thursday April 7th the Rally Against Cancer will occur on the opening day of Major League Baseball

The Rally Against Cancer raises money for the Dana Farber Cancer Research Center and the Jimmy Fund in Boston and is sponsored by the Boston Red Sox. All money raised during this event goes directly to patient care and research that benefits all New England hospitals. 

On Thursday April 7th, please wear your favorite professional or college sports wear and donate to this great cause. The goal for the district is to raise at least $1000, which will go a long way to help those families in need. All donations are welcome and the more we raise, we may be eligible for items such as Red Sox merchandise, player visits, and game tickets. Let’s come together as a community, celebrate the sports teams we all love, and do some good for those around us.

Donate Here: http://danafarber.jimmyfund.org/goto/colchester2022

If you need some Red Sox, Bruins, Celtic, Patriots, ..... gear or genuine New England t-shirts or hoodies, you can find that here: 


Use code CPS22 at check out and get free shipping plus we receive 20% back on every order as a donation.

SENIORS! Don't miss Session 2 of the College Transition Series: Academic Changes and Supports on Monday, April 4th!

This session is intended to help students understand the differences between high school and college academic expectations. Students will have the opportunity to see sample syllabi from real college classes, discuss strategies for success, and review the various resources available for support on college campuses. Sign up here to attend!

Active for Autism Run/Walk

Bacon Academy’s Interact Club is hosting an Active for Autism Run and Walk on May 1st, 2022! Please complete the registration form and return to the main office of the schools before April 29th. For any questions, please contact Evelyn Toennes at [email protected]


Underclass images are still available for purchase online.

Attention Juniors and Seniors

Modern Formals will be at Bacon Academy on April 12 from 5-7 p.m. for tux rentals & fittings. A $20 cash or check deposit is required. A portion of each rental goes back to Project Graduation. 



Will be on Friday June 3rd to Block Island. The event is all day and pricing will follow.


Saturday May 7th at Aqua Turf. 

Cost is $90 per person. Any dues still owed will be added to the cost of the prom ticket 

Time: Prom is 6:00 - 10:30 pm.  Check-in Starts at 6:00 pm.  Doors close at 6:30 pm - arrival past 6:30 will not allow entrance

Any student who leaves before the end time will not be allowed to return back into the event.  Any student who leaves significantly early will have parents informed

Outside Guests are permitted but must complete Guest Permission Slip which will be on our google classroom page to print on March 30th.  Guest permission slips must be completed before a ticket is purchased for that person.  

Tickets go on sale starting April 4-April 13, which is the week before Spring break, and no ticket sales will occur after that date 

Tickets are non refundable as of April 15th regardless of reason for canceling after that date.  

Dinner will be a Sit Down Style Plated Dinner (not buffet style).  A seating chart is required by Aqua Turf. Students can not sign up for a table unless they have paid for their ticket; If a group wants a table together - I suggest all parties bring money on the same day to purchase tickets. Attire is Formal (Tuxedoes are not required)


Yearbooks can still be ordered by bringing in a check or cash to Ms. Berardo in room 2135; cost is $75 - Make Check payable to Bacon Academy

Bacon Academy Project Graduation

Welcome to Project Graduation - we work with all four classes, from Class of 2022 to the Class of 2025 to begin preparing for their safe graduation activities. Learn more about us!   Our newsletter has all the details.

Upcoming Events:

Trivia Night – April 30 at the Polish Club! Cost is $20 per person and tables seat up to 10 persons. We’ll also have raffle tickets for purchase. To purchase tickets, Venmo @shannon-cuadro or pay online on our website, CURRENT FUNDRAISERS page. Our Flyer has all the details.

Cornhole Tournament –We are set for Saturday, June 4 at Hop Culture  in Colchester. Registration opens April 1. Click below to register and get all the details. Cash prizes for first three places!


Next Meeting APRIL 13, 7:00 P.M. at the BA Library Media Center


Junior Planning Meetings have been scheduled for the months of March and April.  A letter was sent home with this information, as well as an email.  You will also receive a calendar invite approximately one week prior to your scheduled meeting.  Please contact the School Counseling Office with any questions.

Pay to Play Payment Starts March 21st

If your student is participating in a spring sport, a Pay to Play Fee must be paid. The cost is $180 per student per season with a yearly family max of $540.  Please  pay using our online payment system. Cash or checks made out to Town of Colchester are also accepted and can be dropped off in the main office.  Please remember to complete the following form. Pay to Play Spring form

Class of 2023

Last call for class dues.  Please pay Mrs. Steele in room 2148 $10 for each year that you have not paid.  Please pay no later than February 4th.  Everyone should have paid $30 up to this point.

Junior Prom is scheduled for May 21st at Lake Of Isles located in North Stonington from 5pm-10pm.  The cost of the ticket is $85 per ticket and will be available for sale April 27, 2022 through May 4, 2022.  All obligations must be met prior to purchasing a ticket.  Please see Mrs. McKiernan to make sure you are cleared!

Spring Sports registration is open

Registration is through PowerSchool Parent Portal




Check out the New and Improved School Counseling Office Webpages!

Follow @BaconCounseling for timely department information!


Local businesses have been sending in information for job opportunities, please stop by and visit the job bulletin board.


The winning essay, selected by members of the Bacon Academy English Department, will be read by the winner at graduation.  The essay topic is “Appreciation of Our Own”.


This is an amazing opportunity to visit 6 local schools:  Monday, April 19th: U.S. Coast Guard Academy & Johnson & Wales University, Tuesday, April 20th: Central Ct State University & Southern Ct State University, Wednesday, April 21st: Uconn & Eastern Ct State University.  The Cost is a $50 deposit for 3 days of college tours.  The $50 deposit is refundable upon completion of the tours.  The bus departs from New London H.S.  A virtual interview will be planned prior to the trip.  Seating is limited.  For more information please visit the School Counseling Office for a detailed application or call Mr. Vouise Fonville at 860-460-4129.  Mask mandate and negative test results are necessary for participation.

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.   https://www.collegeboard.org/   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.