November 18, 2022

 

Monday, November 21 is an A DAY.

Tuesday, November 22 is a B DAY.

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday NO SCHOOL.

Happy Thanksgiving ~ 

BA SLEIGH BELLS ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2022, 9-3

Nearly 50 artisans! The Farm Kitchen Food Truck! Ydanis & Co Macaron Truck! 

From the Library Media Center

We are happy to share our first quarter LMC Newsletter.

LMC Bingo Reading Challenge

Step outside your comfort zone by exploring a new genre! The Bacon Academy LMC is sponsoring a reading incentive to get you started. Students and staff are invited to stop by the LMC and pick up a Bingo card to participate. Read a book from the genre in each square to complete a vertical, horizontal, or diagonal BINGO. Prizes will be awarded at the end of quarter 2 for achieving a single bingo, at the end of quarter 3 for a double bingo, and grand prize for filling the entire card by June 2nd! Check out the Reading Challenge Padlet for more exciting opportunities to share your reading experience! Join us for an ice cream social in June to celebrate your reading success!

Project Graduation 

Time to get your tickets for Bacon Academy Project Graduation’s “31 Days of Giving” raffle fundraiser!  Order by December 1st.  The flyer has more information.

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.

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

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.

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- FINAL SESSION!

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 Thursday, December 8 and Friday December 9, 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.