January 21, 2022



Monday, January 24 WILL BE EXAMS P7 AND P8. Dismissal at 11:55. 

Tuesday, January 25 is a B DAY.

Friday, January 28, is an A DAY and a FLEX DAY.




DUE FEB 1 Cap and Gown Order Form for the Class of 2022 by FEB 1

Seniors, please click on the link to order your cap and gown for graduation! https://forms.gle/9Giis9CNL7KrcthR9.  All payments are due by February 1, 2022 to the main office to Mrs. McKiernan.  Cap, gown (tassel included) for $22.00.   Checks should be made payable to BACON ACADEMY.  

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.


Bacon Academy is excited to announce our third presentation in the Career Spotlight Series. The series will spotlight a different industry each month. Students will have the opportunity to listen to people from the field speak about their careers. This month we will hBacon Academy is excited to announce our third presentation in the Career Spotlight Seriesave presenters from the following industries: culinary, retail and hospitality. Students can sign up for the presentation in the guidance office. Deadline to sign up is 1/28/22.

Winter Sports Picture Day

January 27th from 230-330pm in the BA gym. Team pictures in the gym. Individual photos will take place in the gym lobby in front of our new BA logo backdrop.

Winter Sports Pictures Purchase Information

Link and Code for BA 

Please note that this is not a pre-order site.  Once the images are uploaded (about a week) they can log in and view/purchase.

LINK    https://legacystudios.com/purchase/      CODE 3551E22

YEARBOOK: PERSONALIZATION of your Yearbook ENDS on January 28th. 

Cost for the yearbook is $75 and Personalization is an additional cost. 

The Yearbook will still be on sale after that but personalization ends on Jan 28th.

The link to order is 

Order your yearbook today!

SENIOR Parent Ads

If you would like to commemorate your senior student in the yearbook, the Deadline to submit an ad is January 28th, 2022.  Please use the link to submit your content and photos.  The pricing is posted as well.  

Senior Parent Ad - Bacon Academy

FAQ: Senior Parent AD Information


32nd Annual Erica Grossman Visual Arts Contest:  Submit an entry by Friday, April 8, 2022 Please visit the website to view criteria and application instructions.  Submit an entry by Friday, April 8, 2022. Information can be found here.

Prizes for winning submissions include:

1st Place: $300 Amazon.com Gift Card

2nd Place: $200 Amazon.com Gift Card

3rd Place: $100 Amazon.com Gift Card

Tony Award: Cash Prize

The teacher of the 1st Place Winner: $100 Amazon.com gift card


The Class of 2024 is once again collecting class dues.  Dues are $10.  If you did not pay your dues in the fall, please plan to pay them the week of 1/24-1/28.  This is only for students who did not already pay their dues this year, or for anyone wishing to either catch up on Freshman dues or prepay Junior dues.  We will be collecting dues every morning outside the LMC.


PAY TO PLAY IS PAST DUE:  If your student is participating in a winter sport, a Pay to Play Fee must be paid.  The cost is $180 per student per season with a yearly family max of $540.  If you have a credit code from last year, please use it to pay on the My Payments Plus system located on our school website.  You can pay your sports fee on this system as well, or you can pay with a check made out to the Town of Colchester and brought to Bacon Academy.  Please complete: Copy of Pay to Play Form Winter 2021

Winter Sports Picture Day

January 27th from 230-330pm in the BA gym. Team pictures in the gym. Individual photos will take place in the gym lobby in front of our new BA logo backdrop.

Winter Sports registration is open 

Registration is through PowerSchool Parent Portal.  https://ba.colchesterct.org/departments/athletics.  Athletes must have a physical on file with the nurse. Physicals are good for 13 months. 

Bacon Academy Project Graduation

We are gearing up for our winter and spring fundraisers, including our Trivia Night at the Polish Club and Cornhole Tournament. We are looking for volunteers to help with planning these events - sign up on our website on our Current FUNraisers page:


We are also starting to plan our Class of 2022 graduation events and Grad Nite party - senior parents have been mailed donation cards and they can also be found on our website under donations.

For more information about these events, check our this week's newsletter


*Check out the New and Improved School Counseling Office Webpages!

Follow @BaconCounseling for timely department 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.   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.

Scholarship Information

*Please note that our annual scholarship booklet will be handed out to seniors in February.

*If your outside scholarship application requires a transcript and/or recommendation letters, please complete this form and hand it into our school counseling office with your completed packet and postage-paid mailer.

Request for Transcripts & Letters of Recommendation for scholarship