• Senior Information 2020 - 2021

    • Please complete the2021 Required Senior Information Form . This form is used to order cap and gown as well as items for spring senior activities. 

    • Please email me at bvandam@madisoncity.k12.al.us with any senior activity questions.  There are many unknows this year and I will try my very best to answer questions.  

    • All activities listed on this page are subject to date changes or cancellation based on health guidelines from the state.  I am including everything with the hope that we will have all activities

    Senior Fee 

    • The senior fee for 2020-2021 is $140.
    • The fee covers the following items:
      • Cap and Gown
      • Diploma and Cover
      • Senior T-Shirt
      • Senior Picnic
      • Senior Breakfast
    • Please contact me if there are any financial issues. We can always work out something, but I can't help if I don't know.  
    • Please pay by March 12th
    • Partial Payments may be made throughout the year using the online payment system or in person at the fee payment office. 

    Senior Ads

    • There are two options for creating a senior add.  They are listed below. 
    • There is limited advertising space and it may sell out before the payment deadlines. 
    • Please turn in contracts early.   link for the senior salute contract.
    • Payment can be made on the Jostens website or brought to Bob Jones.  Please mark attn: Ginger Ashford

    Option 1 - Have the Yearbook staff create the add for you

    • Send all of your information and photos to the yearbook staff and have them create it for you — a  proof of the ad before publishing.
    • This option has a deadline of Monday, November 2, 2020.
    • Here is the link for the senior salute contract.

    Option 2 - Create and Pay directly through Jostens 

    • Create and pay for your ad directly through Jostens.
    • This option has a deadline of Monday, November 16, 2020
    • Here is the link for Jostens, as well as step-by-step instructions to help along the way:  
      • Click the link above.

      • Scroll down and click Yearbook Recognition Ads

      • Sign in or make an account.

      • Type the name of your student.

      • Then you have the option of picking from our different size ads. Click on the size you want and choose from the templates we have set up.

      • Then you can upload images, drag the images in the blue boxes and type your message. (in the top right you can adjust the zoom of the page with the “+” and “-“ icons)

      • Once you have finished designing your ad, click the “Preview and Buy” in the top right corner.

    Senior Last Words

    • In addition to the traditional senior quote, seniors can instead opt to create a more personalized “last word” by choosing one of our six “sentence stems” to answer.
    • You can choose ONE of the yearbook sentence stems to answer OR you can choose a traditional senior quote.
    • Please understand that ALL “Last words” must be school appropriate, and if you choose the traditional quote option, you MUST also provide a credible website link so we can verify the quote accuracy and the author.
    • Failure to do either one of these things will result in the space under your portrait picture to be blank.
    • Here is the link for submitting the “Senior Last Words”-- the deadline is November 2, 2020.


    Senior Picnic

    • The Senior Picnic is scheduled for Thursday, April 22nd during 4th Block
    • The picnic will be catered by Jimmy John's.  Please complete the survey at the top of the page to choose your box lunch. 

    Senior Breakfast

    • Friday, April 23rd during in the BJHS Lunchroom
    • The breakfast is catered by Chick Fil-A.  Please complete the survey at the top of the page to choose your box lunch. 
    • The breakfast will be followed by the Senior Slideshow and annoucements in the auditorium. 

    Senior Slideshow

    • Pictures may be submitted to bjsrpics@gmail.com
    • Please note the following
      • No more than 5 pictures
      • Pictures should be from elementary to present.  No baby pictures please
      • Please keep it classy Bob Jones. Anything deemed inappropriate by the administration will not be included. 
      • Please submit pictures to bjsrpics@gmail.com

    Senior Awards

    • Thursday, May 13th at 6:00 p.m. in the BJHS Auditorium
    • To be recognized, students must complete the 2021 Required Senior Post-Secondary suvery that will be sent out by the College/Career Counselor
    • A list will be posted of students being recognized the week before the ceremony.  It’s the responsibility of the student to make sure they are on the list.

    Graduation Announcements 

    • Annoucements/Invitations may be ordered from Balfour. 
    • The school does not order these.  You must do this on your own.
    • This is not part of the senior fee 
    • Balfour
      869 Tulip Poplar Dr
      Birmingham, Al 35244
      (205) 733-1060​

    Graduation Ceremony Information

    • Graduation is scheduled for Monday, May 17th @ 2:00 p.m. in the VBC Arena. 
    • Mandatory practice will be at 8:00 a.m. in the arena
    • Students will report back to the East Hall at 12:30 for line-up
    • Students will each receive 12 tickets.  Distribution date is TBA

    Graduation Dress Code 

    • Girls – Dress or slacks and navy/black shoes.  If the dress is longer than the robe, please wear a dark dress. Nude, Black or Dark shoes are acceptable. Wedges with cork are also acceptable.  NO WHITE SHOES
    • Guys – Dark slacks dark shoes.  White shirt with tie. 
    • No sneakers, boots, jeans, blue shirts, flip flops or gum. YOU MAY NOT  DECORATE THE TOP OF YOUR CAP