March 4, 2022



Monday, March 7 is an A DAY.

Thursday, March 10 is a B DAY.



March’s edition of the Bacon Parent Council (BPC) will be this Monday, March 7, 2022 at 6 PM in the LMC.  This meeting will be IN PERSON.  We hope to see many of you there to learn more about the Bacon Academy.  An agenda is posted for your review.


Wed Mar 9, BA Bands 7pm

Wed Mar 16, BA/WJJMS combined Bands 7pm

Wed Mar 23, BA WJJMS combined Choirs 7pm

Please attend.  Masks Optional.  Free.

Officer Skipper and Corporate Scheel Penguin Plunge!

Hello everyone! Officer Skipper and I will be participating in the penguin plunge to benefit Special Olympics CT on March 6th! If you would like to support our team with a donation you can click on the Link: Penguin Plunge Thanks! Corporal Scheel 


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



Coming up during block 2 on an A day - date to be determined; please be sure seniors pay attention to announcements and google classroom for the final date (tentative date Wednesday March 9th); anyone with privileges will need to make sure they come in early for the photo which will be in the gym at the end of a block 2 - more to follow


A survey for 2 things was placed on the Class of 2022 Google Classroom page - please make sure all seniors complete those by Monday 3/7



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


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:

  • Class of 2023 & Class of 2024 Planning Meeting - informational meeting to gear up for these classes' senior and junior years! Please join us - everyone is welcome. No commitments, just learn more! Sign up here:

  • Next monthly meeting - March 14, 7:00 P.M. at the BA Library Media Center

Save the date: the Cornhole Tournament has been tentatively rescheduled for Saturday, June 4 at Hop Culture Brewery in Colchester, CT. More details and sign-up coming soon!



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.


How to buy: Go online to

When to order: Order by Wednesday Feb. 24th

What?: Last chance to guarantee your copy of the 2022 yearbook.


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] 



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.

Scholarship Information

*Our local scholarship booklet has been handed out to Seniors - All of the applications are due back to the School Counseling Office by our deadline of March 11th!

*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