January 28, 2022



Monday, January 31 is a B DAY.

Friday, February 4, is a B DAY and ADVISORY.


Colchester Baseball-Softball League

Registration is now open for the Colchester Baseball-Softball League, Spring 2022 Season.   Programs are available for boys and girls ages 4-16.   Please visit www.CBSL.org to learn more, register or ask questions.


Registration for Colchester Youth Lacrosse is Open

Do your kids like to play basketball, soccer, or hockey? Lacrosse combines skills from all three sports. The spring 2022 season runs from March until the beginning of June. The program is open to boys and girls from Kindergarten thru 8th grade. Follow the link for more information and to register online. colchesterlax.org


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.


Junior Prom is scheduled for May 21st at Lake Of Isles located in North Stonington from 5pm-10pm.  The cost of the ticket will be determined soon but please plan on $75-$100 per ticket.




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



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 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

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 next monthly meeting is Wednesday, February 2 at 7:00 p.m. ZOOM. 



Meeting ID: 870 2943 1849


We are gearing up for some spring time fundraisers and are looking for committee members to help with the planning - including a Trivia Night, Cornhole Tournament and Golf Tournament. Click here to sign up and learn more: http://www.baconacademyprojectgrad.org/


*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