November 10, 2022

 

Monday, November 14 is a B DAY.

Friday, November 18 is a B DAY.

BA Theatrics presents Antigone on Sat, November 19th

BA Theatrics (previously the Bacon Academy Drama Club) will be performing Antigone, an ancient Greek tragedy with a post apocalyptic twist, on Saturday, November 19th at 2 pm and 7 pm. Tickets are $15 dollars for general admission and $10 for Bacon students (with a student ID). Tickets will be sold at the door and at all lunch waves on November 17th and 18th at Bacon. For more information about the play please visit our website: https://sites.google.com/colchesterct.org/drama-club/home

Project Graduation 

Project Graduation Needs More Help.  We are still in need of volunteers for our upcoming UCONN Women’s Basketball Concessions evening shifts on Thursday, November 10th and Monday, November 14th. We train you on the spot, it’s fun and easy, AND you earn funds directly for your student’s grade.

Parents and students (16 and older) can sign up using this link: UCONN Basketball Sign-Up Genius. Please help us out! 

Email us with any questions:  [email protected]

LAST DAY FOR FREE MEALS IS NOVEMBER 30, 2022

The School Meals Assistance Revenue for Colchester public schools will provide funds through November 30, 2022. On December 1, 2022, the district will revert to charging for meals. Please feel free to submit a  Free and Reduced Lunch Program application.

8th Grade Showcase November, Thursday November 17

You may have just started 8th grade, but soon you will need to make decisions about high school and the many options that are offered to you as a Bacon student. On Thursday, November 17th, Bacon Academy will be hosting an 8th Grade Showcase Night.  The evening will begin at 6pm on Thursday, November 17th in the Franklin “Doc” Gross auditorium.   We invite you and your parent/caregiver to attend this most informative night.   We look forward to seeing you on November 7th and welcoming you to the Bacon Academy Family!

PJ DAY AT BACON IS DECEMBER 9, 2022

Thank you for your continued commitment to this important initiative.  The Colchester community is such a kind and caring one! 

Working Papers  

A reminder to families that all minors are required to have working papers when they become employed.  In order to receive working papers a Promise of Employment letter is required by their employer.   The letter is linked from the State of CT in regards to working papers for minors.   Please note that working papers can be obtained in the school counseling office.

Yearbook SALES

The 2023 Yearbook is currently on Sale - The price is $65 until November 18th. After that the price increased by $10 for the remainder of the year. Students can Scan a QR code on one of the Jostens posters at Bacon Academy to get order information. Orders are completed online.  In addition, If you are receiving emails from Jostens - this is the yearbook company. Please take a look at them for information and offers.

Yearbook Recognition ADS

SENIORS only. Families of SENIORS who would like to place a Recognition ad in the 2023 yearbook should upload their information to the Jostens Website.

The final deadline is January 24th.  

Early bird  Pricing up until Nov 18th is

Full Page

Color $250.00

1/2 Page

Color $178.00

1/4 Page

Color $120.00

1/8 Page

Color $85.00

COLCHESTER YOUTH BASKETBALL

Programs for Grades 1 through 8.

Bacon Academy Winter Sports Registration is open in PowerSchool Parent Portal

https://cdn5-ss11.sharpschool.com/UserFiles/Servers/Server_7753138/File/Athletics/BA_2020_Ath_Reg.pdf

FROM THE LMC

Students, if you plan on arriving at school before 7:15am to use the LMC, please sign up in advance on this form.

2022 Fall Sports Picture Day Information 

Tutoring at Bacon

Bacon Academy National Honor Society is excited to again offer free tutoring for all students K-12, in all subject areas.  The flyer has all the information you need to sign up. 


Senior portrait scheduling

Legacy Portraits is excited to share their cover letter that will help families fulfill their senior's portrait needs. Whether it be for the yearbook or for personal use, the experience should be fun and seamless!  Sessions are being offered through the summer and in the fall.  If you have any questions, please call Susan McKiernan in the BA main office (860) 537-2370.  

The next session is Monday, November 14, 2022 and Tuesday, November 15, 2022 from 2:30 to 8:00 PM.


Jostens Sports Photos NOW Available

All photojournalism events, including sports and special events, that are requested to be photographed by our professional photographers will be available for parents to view and purchase online. All events are uploaded within 2-3 business days.

This will NOT include every game for any sport. 

Please see the updated site and access code instructions below.

Site: events.legacystudios.com

Enter online code: 3551E23

   Choose Group

   Enter Email

   View Images

Please see school counselor assignments for the 2022-2023 school year:

Last names A-F (Grades 9-12) - Mr. Ronald Sefchik, [email protected]

Last names G-N (Grades 9-12) - Ms. Sharon Gagne, [email protected]

Last names O-Z (Grades 9-12) - Mrs. Ashley Zaugg, [email protected]

Dual Enrollment Classes

Students please check in with your teachers to see enrollment instructions to obtain dual enrollment college credits in some of your classes.  ECSU, Uconn, Gateway Community College, Three Rivers Community College and the University of Bridgeport. If you haven’t brought your payment for ECSU classes, please bring payment to the School Counseling Office.  Uconn registration, enrollment and payment are all online through their portal.  Gateway, Three Rivers and The University of Bridgeport will be registering this month.  

*New this year is our partnership with the University of Bridgeport: They will be offering dual enrollment credits for the following courses: Accounting I, Business Law (both 3 credits) and Pre-Calculus (4 credits) for $50 per credit fee.  Registration, enrollment, and payment will be on a portal through the U of B - details will be given out in these classes.

School Counseling Website/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.