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Senior Information

2016-2017

 

 

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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 bvandam@madisoncity.k12.al.us.  Thank you, 

Brandy Van Dam

Senior Sponsor

  

Senior Survey

Please complete the information on the senior survey.  This is needed to order food for the picnic/breakfast, your senior t-shirt, as well as your cap and gown.  It's very important that you complete this! The survey can be completed at the following link:

https://bjhs.wufoo.com/forms/2017-bob-jones-senior-survey/

 

Senior Fee

  • The senior fee for 2016 - 2017 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 14th

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 T-shirt

  • The senior t-shirt is student designed
  • T-shirts will be distributed in late April/early May
  • You must complete your size information in the senior survey to be ordered a t-shirt.
  • If I do not have your size, I will not order you a t-shirt even if you have paid. 

Senior Picnic

  • The senior picnic will be held during 4th block on Thursday, April 27th on the Eastview field.
  • If we use a weather day and must attend school on April 28th, the picnic will be held then.  
  • Jimmy John's will provide the food
  • Please complete the senior survey to place your food order
  • Your "ticket" to the picnic will be a completed 2017 Senior Information form.  These forms will be given out during homeroom as well as be made available in the College and Career Center

Senior Breakfast

  • The senior breakfast will be on Friday, May 5th in the cafeteria
  • Cap and Gowns will be given out this day as well
  • After breakfast, seniors will move to the auditorium for the senior slideshow. Please see the next section for instructions on submitting pictures

Senior Slideshow

  • Pictures to be included in the senior slide show can be emailed to bjsrpics@gmail.com
  • Please submit no more than 7 pictures
  • Pictures can be from elementary school through current 
  • Please have pictures submitted by April 28th
  • Keep it classy Bob Jones!

Senior Awards

  • Senior Awards will be held on Thursday, May 18th 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 2017 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 kdchampion@madisoncity.k12.al.us with any questions concerning the awards night.

Senior Exams

  • Senior Exam will be on May 17th and 18th
  • 3rd and 4th block exams will be during regular class on Wednesday, May 17th
  • 1st and 2nd block exams will be during regular class on Thursday, May 18th
  • Seniors will be dismissed after 2nd block on the 18th
  • Senior do not have school on Friday, May 19th. 

Graduation Ceremony Information

  • Graduation will be held at the VBC arena on Monday, May 22nd at 3:00 p.m.
  • MANDATORY graduation practice will be held that morning at 8:00 a.m. in the arena. Please be on time.
  • Students will report back to the VBC East Hall at 1:30 p.m.
  • The graduation ceremony will be streamed live.  The link will be available on the Madison City website closer to the graduation date.
  • DVD’s of the ceremony will be available for purchase.  More information will be posted at a later date. 

  

Graduation Tickets

  • Graduation Tickets will be given out in homeroom on a date TBA. 
  • Each student will Receive 12 tickets
  • There will not be a sign up for extra tickets this year since the number of tickets received has increased.
  • 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 https://youtu.be/sH2CzmD8Zmk