September 9, 2022

Digital Backpack Friday, September 9, 2022

Monday, September 12, 2022 is an A DAY

Friday, September 16, 2022 is an A DAY

Pay to Play for Fall 2022

Pay to pay collections is September 1st - September 15th. Please pay online using this link.  Please create an account even if you opt not to use the online payment portal. Receipts of payment (online, cash or check) will be emailed via My Payments 

Payment of cash or check are also accepted and can be dropped off in the main office. Checks must be made out to TOWN OF COLCHESTER. 

The fee of $180 must be paid by September 15th, student athletes will not be eligible to play or practice if the fee is not paid. Contact Danielle Bossie by phone or email ([email protected]) for questions or concerns. 

Project Graduation Meeting 9/22

Please join us for our first meeting of the year on Thursday, September 22 at 7pm in the BA Library Media Center. Parents from all grades are encouraged to get involved as fundraising takes place throughout all four years of high school. The mission of Bacon Academy Project Graduation is to enhance drug and alcohol-free awareness by providing safe and healthy graduation events for all graduating seniors of Bacon Academy, Colchester, CT. Visit our website: for more information.

We are still looking for concessions volunteers for several dates this fall!  Check out our remaining open shifts: Bacon Academy Project Grad: UConn Women's Soccer ( Watch for additional game opportunities and TIPS training information coming out soon.

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.


Enter online code: 3551E23

   Choose Group

   Enter Email

   View Images


Is your Chromebook getting tired? Need some pep to make it through a busy day? Don't let a dead battery interfere with your learning adventure!!!  Come to the LMC during your study hall, or lunch period (leave the food behind), and take advantage of the CB Charging Station at our service desk.   And don't forget -- we are open until 4pm every day -- check out a great book, play chess or Jenga with friends, or work on our 1000 piece puzzle. 

STUDENTS, Don't forget -- you must create a new login password this year to have easy access to the digital tools and library resources you will use in your classrooms. If you haven't done your password reset yet, please do it now. Need help? Please come to the LMC - we're open till 4pm every day.

Your library staff, Mrs. Dineen, Mrs. Dimock, and Mrs. Dufresne


Have you ever wanted to be an actor? Have you ever wondered what’s going on behind the scenes of a play? The Bacon Academy Drama Club is looking for actors and stage crew members! If you are interested in learning about acting, costuming, or set design come to the informational meeting on Tuesday September 6th after school from 2:30 until 4 in the Bacon Academy Auditorium.

Summer Reading 

Great news! There is still time to participate in the Bacon Academy 2022 Summer Reading Program. Our celebration is Friday, September 23rd.  Teachers and staff have chosen great books to share and we will have snacks, prizes and exciting book discussions during the reading celebration! Don’t miss out on the chance to engage in this great activity. In order to participate, your assignment is due by September 16th. Visit the Summer Reading Website for the book selections and assignment instructions. If you have any questions, please stop by the LMC.

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.

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 

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.  ECSU deadline for registration and payment is Monday, September 12th.  FOR BOTH SEMESTERS - ex. Marine Science Semester 2 class needs to register now!  Please register online through the portal sent by your instructor, and 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.  

2022 PSAT: 

For Sophomores:  Registration and Payment are not needed - this is a school wide PSAT and no actions are needed.  

For Juniors: Registration and payment directions can be found here: Deadline is September 18th.

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.   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.