March 18, 2022



Monday, March 21 is an A DAY

Friday, March 25 is a A DAY and a FLEX DAY.


Link for tickets to BA Girls Basketball Championship at Mohegan Sun on Sunday at 10am vs Holy Cross


Announcing Be Well at BA, an annual one-day student support program for sophomore students. The day will include presentations, discussions, and activities focusing on health and wellness and will take place here, at Bacon Academy on Friday, April 1st and will last the entire school day. Sophomore students are asked to watch this short video and complete this Google form.


 REMINDER: Underclass images are still available for purchase online.


Star Search is returning to Bacon Academy on April 6th.  Auditions will be held March 31st in the auditorium.  Applications are due no later than March 30th.  Please see Mrs. Steele in room 2148 for an application.  Come show off your talents.


Senior PROM

Saturday May 7th at the Aqua Turf 

Tickets are on sale April 4 - 13th before vacation

GUESTS will be allowed from outside Bacon and from other grades at Bacon.  Prices will be coming next week.

Senior TRIP

Friday June 3rd - more to follow.

Senior DUES

Dues are ADDED to the PROM ticket prices for any amount not paid over the 4 years. If a student does not attend prom but attends the senior trip - dues will be added to that cost

Dues for Senior year are $10 

Each prior year was also $10 per year

If you paid NO dues all 4 years - the student owes $40


This is part of the survey indicated above and will be determined

Senior Scholarship Offer

A new scholarship opportunity:  The Richard Quince Kelly Memorial Scholarship

Deadline is Friday, April 1, 2022.  Applications are located on Naviance.  This is for a Senior that will be going to a 4 year college/university to study Business or Graphic Design Technology. 

Three Rivers Community College Open House

Tuesday, March 29th at 5 p.m.  A showcase of what Three Rivers has to offer and they will be giving away a $1,000 scholarship to an attendee who has applied or applies to Three Rivers at the event.  

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 – SAVE THE DATE! 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 – SAVE THE DATE! The rescheduled tournament is tentatively set for Saturday, June 4 at Hop Culture Brewery in Colchester. Registration opens April 1.Registration opens April 1!

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


In March 2022, Bacon Academy will administer the required School Day SAT test to all eleventh grade students.  Juniors will be tested on either March 23, 24, 25, 29 or 30. Testing dates and locations will be determined by March 1, 2022.  The remainder of Bacon students will have a normal school day.  A letter has gone out to families of 11th graders with more details.

Colchester Parks and Recreation Teen Leader Program Application 

Deadline for the application is March 31st 2022. Please submit to Colchester Parks and Recreation, 127 Norwich Ave, Colchester CT 06415 or [email protected] 


The American Legion and the Ct State Police announce their joint sponsorship of the 18th Annual State Police Youth Week.  JUNIORS that are interested in law enforcement please contact the School Counseling Office for an application and information on this program, by March 1st.   This program offers insight into the training, duties and expectations of Law Enforcement Officers. The program provides realistic experience, patterned after recruit training at the Ct State Police Academy.  Cadets will participate in a variety of mentally and physically demanding instructional sessions.  Overnight stay in a dormitory type environment is required.  The program dates are Sunday, August 7th through Saturday, August 13th.   


Bacon Academy is excited to announce our fourth presentation in the Career Spotlight Series. The series will spotlight a different industry each month. Students will have the opportunity to listen to professionals from the field speak about their careers and learn things about the industries they can't learn from a computer. This month we will have presenters from the following industries: Health and Medical Science.  Students can sign up for the presentation in the guidance office. Deadline to sign up is 3/25/22.

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!


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.   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.