October 1, 2021

UPCOMING DATES TO KEEP IN MIND

Monday, October 4, 2021 is an A DAY.

Friday, October 8, 2021 is a FLEX DAY.

BACON PARENT COUNCIL on OCTOBER 4TH is virtual! 

Monday, October 4th is the year's first Bacon Parent Council (BPC) meeting!  It will be at 6pm and it will be a virtual meeting.  The agenda is attached and we hope to see all of you there!!  In order to protect the security of the meeting from "zoom bombers", anyone who wants to attend must be invited to the Google Meet.  If you would like to attend, please email Susan McKiernan at smckiernan@colchesterct.org or give her a call at (860) 537-2378 and she will add you to the invite.  We hope to see you there so you can learn about the great things happening at BA and maybe even win a raffle prize!

DROP OFF REMINDER

Drop offs in the morning should follow the traffic pattern going LEFT and around the back of the building.  The exception is the AM band students (who arrive at 6:45) and are able to go to the right.  All students and parents are to go LEFT.  

Juniors Class of 2023

 

It is that time of year again where we will be collecting class dues.  Class dues are $10.  Please pay Mrs. Steele in room 2148.  Please make checks out to Bacon Academy.  If you have not paid in previous years please get caught up, for each year you have not paid it adds an additional $10 per unpaid year on your prom ticket this year.

Sophomores!  

It’s time for class dues.  Dues are $10 and cover the cost of things like prom, senior trip, senior gift, and more.  You can pay your dues to Mrs. Burroughs in room 3160, to Carolyn Baehr, or any other class officer.  Please pay dues by October 18th!

Sleigh Bells Fair

Save the Date! December 11, 2021.   A list of vendors will follow!

The BA science department is proud to announce the Science Hub!  

This resource is available to students periods 3A & 7B.  Run by science teachers, students can come to get extra help on class work, aid in writing lab reports, or in reviewing for an assessment.  Students must obtain a pass from their science teacher for the hub.

LMC NEWS 

Bacon Academy students are required to have a personal computer to participate in classroom academic activities and standardized testing. Chromebooks are available to all students, or you may choose to bring your own device. If you would like to get a school-issued Chromebook, please submit the Technology Form (in student's PowerSchool), and the Student Handbook acceptance form (part of Information form in parent/guardian PowerSchool). Questions? Please come by the LMC for help.

JOIN PROJECT GRAD

Bacon Academy Project Graduation is up and running for all class funds, from freshman to senior year. Our next meeting is Tuesday, October 12 at 7:00 p.m. Meeting information will be posted on our Facebook page before the meeting: https://www.facebook.com/groups/451549941875416

Our upcoming Fundraisers include our Holiday "30 Days of Giving" Calendar Raffle (we are looking for donations from local businesses and artisans) and our Holiday Wreath/Bake Sale at the Sleigh Bell Fair. Click here to learn more: Current FUNdraisers – Bacon Academy Project Graduation

Our weekly newsletter gives you all the important information

Yearbooks are currently on Sale

Go to Jostens.com to order.  Current cost is $65 with 4 FREE ICONS when you add Personalization to your cover. Promotion and Pricing ends 10/1/2021.

EXPLORING FINANCIAL AID

Please join Bacon Academy on a zoom meeting, October 20th at 6:00 PM on how to survive funding your student’s college education. 

FALL SPORT REGISTRATION INFORMATION 

Please find all fall sport registration and start date information in the link below.

2021 Bacon Academy Fall Sports Meeting and Practice Dates

The Bacon Academy Student Handbook contains all the information you need to help guide you and your student through a successful school year.  The Official Student Handbook for 2021-2022 is available for review. 

UPDATE FROM THE SCHOOL COUNSELING OFFICE

Follow @BaconCounseling for timely department information!

PSAT 


The PSAT for 10th and 11th grade students will be held at Bacon Academy on October 13th. There is no cost to sophomores, but juniors who wish to take the exam must pay a $20.00 fee and register beginning September 13th. Only juniors need to register using the following link: 

https://user.totalregistration.net/PSAT/070110

AP EXAM REGISTRATION 

AP exam registration will open on September 13th. Please use the following link to register and pay for the exam:

https://user.totalregistration.net/AP/070110


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 names and passwords 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 Page

Scholarship website page

Scholarships

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Please note that our annual scholarship booklet will be handed out to seniors in late 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 scholarships