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Senior Information



 Students and Parents,

I have tried to put all important information about seniors on this page.  If you have any questions, please email me at  Thank you, 

Brandy Van Dam

Senior Sponsor


Senior Remind


Senior Survey

Senior Fee

  • The senior fee for 2017 - 2018 is $135
  • 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 something out.  
  • Please pay by April 13th

Cap and Gown Pictures

  • BJHS Lobby
  • Students come at their convenience between 9:00 and 12:00
  • $20 Session fee will be due at the time you are photographed
  • Please see the following flyer for information


Senior Yearbook Quotes 
  • Deadline to complete is Friday, Oct. 27.
  • Please click here to submit yours online.
  • See Mrs. Bergeson in room S215 for more information. 


Senior Portraits

  • The deadline for senior portraits--Sept. 29--is quickly approaching!
  • If you have not done so already, please call Greg Machen Photography at (256) 461-0827 to schedule your appointment today.
  • Because of deadlines set by our publisher, seniors who do not have portraits taken by Sept. 29 may not be pictured in the portrait section of the yearbook.

Senior Salutes

  • Senior salutes (ads in the yearbook) are on sale through November 17th with payment due on Nov. 21.
  • If interested, please Click Here to download the attached form.
  • Forms must be submitted to the the front office by November 17th.


Cap and Gown Ordering

  • The cap and gown will be ordered by the school this year.  
  • Please make sure you complete the senior survey to input your size information. 
  • The cost is covered by the senior fee. Again, please contact me if there are any financial issues.  

Graduation Annoucements

  • Announcements/Invitations can be ordered from Balfour.
  • This IS a seperate order entireley.  It is not part of the senor fee.
  • The school does not order these.  You must do this on your own. 
  • Balfour
    869 Tulip Poplar Dr
    Birmingham, Al 35244

Senior Picnic 

  • The senior picnic will be held during 4th block on Thursday, May 3rd
  • Food will be catered by Jimmy John's
  • Please complete the senior survey to place your food order

Senior Breakfast 

  • The senior breakfast will be held during 1st block on Friday, May 4th
  • Food will be catered by Chick Fil-A
  • Please complete the senior survey to place your food order

Senior Slideshow

  • The senior slideshow will be shown immediately after the breakfast
  • Pictures may be submitted to
  • 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 adminstration will not be included. 

Senior Awards

  • Senior Awards will be held on Thursday, May 17th at 7:00 p.m. at the Jackson Center located on the Hudson Alpha Campus in Research Park
  • To be recognized, students must complete the 2018 Senior Information Sheet that will be sent out by Ms. Champion.
  • 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.
  • Please contact Ms. Champion at with any questions concerning the awards night.

Graduation Ceremony Information

  • Graduation will be held at the VBC arena on Monday, May 21st at 6:00 p.m.
  • MANDATORY graduation practice will be held that morning y at 10:30 a.m. in the arena. Please be on time. 
  • Students will report back to the VBC East Hall at 5:00

Graduation Tickets

  • Each student will Receive 12 tickets
  • There is not a sign up for extra ticket.
  • Students not using all their tickets are encouraged to give them to other students needing more. 
  • The front office will also accept tickets not being used. 

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
  • Girls - This is a link to video that shows how to attach your collar to your gown