September 3, 2021

UPCOMING DATES TO KEEP IN MIND

Monday, September 6, 2021 is NO SCHOOL.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 is a B DAY. 

Friday, September 10, 2021 is an ADVISORY. 

OPEN HOUSE AT BACON 

Please join Principal Peel and staff on Thursday, September 9, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  This is an excellent opportunity to go through your child’s schedule, see all of his/her teachers, see the building, and hear about all of the great things going on at BA.  The schedule will help guide you through your evening. 

COLCHESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT BREAKFAST AND LUNCH WILL BE FREE TO ALL STUDENTS FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR 2021-22. 

 

Please note  – students can receive only one breakfast and one lunch free per day, any additional items or meals will be at a charge. 

 

FROM THE LMC Chromebook distribution: Grade 9 and incoming new students.

 

Returning students must submit the Technology and Student Information forms in PowerSchool. Chromebook insurance payment is online through my payments plus.  Directions are on the Colchester Public Schools website under payments.

 

Chromebooks will be distributed from the Media Center starting on September 2. Students may come to the MC before school starts, during a study hall period, or after school [we are open until 4pm]. 

 

These items [located in PowerSchool] must be completed before a student can receive a Chromebook:

Technology Agreement form

Insurance form - choose to opt-out, OR proceed to purchase online

Student Handbook acknowledgement

Please address questions to your Library Media Specialist, Geri Dineen at gdineen@colchesterct.org

 

Access to Parent Portal in PowerSchool for 2021-22

 

 

Colchester Public Schools District is requiring all families to update student information forms and review school-related documents prior to the start of the 2021-22 academic year. Families will be able to access the Parent Portal in PowerSchool in order to complete all paperwork on August 16, 2021. Families will not be able to view their student's teacher or course schedule until after August 16 and upon the completion of all required paperwork in the Parent Portal.

 

SCHEDULE CHANGES:  

 

While viewing your schedule, if you would like to make changes please contact your Counselor in the School Counseling Department:  The school counselors are returning on August 23, 2021 to the office.  Please email your counselor with questions or changes needed; see below contact information:

 

For Mr. Sefchik and Mrs. Gagne Please use this Google Form to request modifications:

Schedule Modifications 2021-2022

 

For Mrs. Zaugg:  Please email her directly.  azaugg@colchesterct.org

Mr. Sefchik:  All 9th Graders   (Also handling Last Names ending in A - F for 10th Grade until Mrs. Wehnrenberg returns).  rsefchik@colchesterct.org

Ms. Gagne:  Grades 10-12 Last Names ending in G - N (Also handling Last Names ending in A - F for 11th Grade until Mrs. Wehrenberg returns). sgagn509@colchesterct.org 

 

Ms. Zaugg: Last Names Grades 10-12 Last Names ending in O- Z (Also handling Last Names ending in A - F for 12 Grade until Mrs. Wehrenberg returns).  azaugg@colchesterct.org

 

PARKING PASSES ARE IN ! 

 

Stop by the Bacon Main Office to pick up your parking pass.  The form can be found online.  Please be sure to have a parent signature, licence, registration and proof of insurance.  Don’t wait until the first day of school ! 

 

SENIOR PORTRAITS 

 

The second round of senior pictures will take place on SEPTEMBER 16TH AND SEPTEMBER 17TH at Bacon Academy, from 2:30 to 8:00 PM.  The link to the Senior appointment site is live and open. Parents and students should also have received an invitation from Legacy Portraits to sign up.  The link is also included below.  Please call Mrs. McKiernan in the main office with any questions or scheduling concerns.  

 

Appointment Site:  https://seniors.legacystudios.com/bacon-academy/

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!


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

*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