October 7, 2022

Digital Backpack Friday, October 7, 2022

Monday, October 10 NO SCHOOL.

Tuesday, October 11 is an A DAY.

Friday, October 14, 2022 is a B DAY.


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 

Juniors!  Class dues are being collected during the month of October.  

Dues are $10 per year and help cover the cost of senior trip, shirts, and gift, plus the Junior Prom DJ.  Any unpaid dues will be added to the cost of your prom ticket!  You can pay dues before school in front of the LMC, during certain lunch waves, or directly to Mrs. Burroughs in room 3160.


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. 

Colchester Hayward Fire Department Open House and Recruitment event,  Sunday, October 16th, 2022 from 11am until 3pm. 52 Old Hartford Road 

Come on down and meet your local firefighters and EMS providers! Check out our equipment, fire prevention and safety information, tour the museum and our Headquarters station! We hope to see you there! Kids and Adults welcome!

The following will take place, but is not limited to:

- Vehicle Extrication Demonstration

- Fire Extinguisher Training & Demonstration

- Fire Safety and Prevention Information Available

- Firefighter Gear Try On with photo op

- Antique Fire Truck Rides

- Blood Pressure Screenings & Ambulance Tour

- Touch-a-Truck

- Smokey the Bear Visit

- Smoke Trailer

- Gator UTV & Marine Units on Display

- CPR / Lucas Device Demonstration

- Hot dogs for Lunch (while supplies last)

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 Thursday, October 13, 2022 and Friday, October 14, 2022 from 2:30 to 8:00 PM.

Jostens 2023 Yearbooks  Lowest Price ALL YEAR!! $65

Sale ends 9/23/22 - FREE ICONS!!

Order ONLINE now before the price increases!

Yearbook SALE Flyer


Project Graduation

Due to a change in the way that the school releases student information, Project Graduation no longer has an email list for each class. We are working to build a class contact list for each graduation year to provide information regarding the Project Graduation mission and fundraising initiatives. Please help us get your information by entering it here: Contact Bacon Academy Project Graduation




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


College Representative Visits

College representative visits will begin the week of 9/12.  Students should check their Naviance calendar for a full listing of college visits and can sign up to attend through Naviance. *Students, please stop by the school counseling office in advance for a pass to attend the visit*  A great opportunity for students to speak with college reps and the application readers!


College Financing Virtual Workshop

Exploring Financial Aid & Cash Management Solutions virtual workshop will be held on Wednesday, 10/19, at 6pm.   The workshop will review the following topics:  Need based aid information, resources for Merit Aid, FAFSA vs CSS profile, tax code incentives, tuition discounting, and minimizing student loans.  This event is open to all parents district wide.  Please follow the attached link to register in advance for this event.   Click Here to Register


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.

*If you haven’t paid your fee for the ECSU dual enrollment classes - please send payment in to the School Counseling Office.

*Three Rivers registration deadline is Wed Sept.28th.  

*Uconn is still allowing registration - please complete all portions on their portal.

*Gateway dual enrollment is an electronic application - parents/guardians please make sure you approve your section for the process to be completed.



2023 A.P. Exam Registration and Payment:  Deadline is October 1, 2022. 


Need help with registering?   Miss Gagne will be available in the School Counseling office during open house (Sept. 15th) to answer questions. 



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.