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Welcome to the JCHS Senior webpage!!!

Please check this page frequently as it will update as soon as information is received.

REMINDER: Cap & Gown Pictures this Saturday, February 3, 2018. 
Please see information in the table below.

Click here to place your cap & gown, t-shirt, breakfast, and barbecue orders.  
Senior fees must be paid in order to receive the last three items.  
(To pay senior fees click the "Pay Here" icon to the right, or see Mrs. Hyche in the Landing by the American flag.)
Pay Balfour directly for cap & gown. 

Click above and you must be logged in with your Madison City Schools Google account.


Join the Senior Reminders with Remind: 
SENIOR REMINDERS (Class of 2018):    Phone Number to text: 81010
                                         Text code: @92982


Fees for the 2017-2018 year:


Fee Amount


What does the fee cover?

Senior Fee

$35.00 07/25/17 to 12/31/17
$45.00 01/01/18 to 03/09/18
$50.00 03/19/18 to 04/13/18


Senior t-shirt, breakfast, & BBQ

Graduation Fee

Deadline to pay is 01/31/18
Pay Balfour directly.

To pay online:

To pay by check money order:
869 Tulip Popular Drive
Birmingham, AL 35244
**Be sure to include student & school name**

Questions and/or concerns:
205-733-1060 (Phone)


Cap & gown, tassel, diploma jacket, & printing of diploma


Depends on course





Any athletic fee, class fee, library fee, lunch fee, etc.

ALL fees must be paid before receiving cap & gown for graduation.

*All seniors must be cleared (all payments made) for checkout prior to receiving their cap & gown on 05/11/18.  Checkout forms will be provided in advisory in mid-April.  If you do not receive a checkout form, see receptionist in the counseling office. 


Activities for this year:


Date & Time


Senior College Fair

09/07/17     5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

JCHS Cafeteria

Senior Panoramic Picture

09/18/17 @ 11:30 a.m.


Senior Cap & Gown Picture

02/03/18     9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
No appointment needed if you attend this day
They will provide cap & gown for pictures

$20 sitting fee

Greg Machen Photography
8006 Madison Pike
Madison, AL 35758

Senior Prom

03/24/18     8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

The Davidson Center

Senior BBQ

04/20/18 @ 2:00 p.m.

JCHS Band field (if raining cafeteria & cafeteria courtyard)

Senior Breakfast

04/26/18 @ 8:30 a.m.

JCHS Cafeteria

Senior Awards Night

05/15/18 6:30 p.m. refreshments
               7:00 p.m. ceremony

JCHS Auditorium


05/20/18 @ 3:30 p.m.
Graduates wear cap & gown

The Grove Church
12300 County Line Road
Madison, AL 35756

Graduation Practice

05/21/18 @ 8:00 a.m.

Von Braun Center Propst Arena

Graduation Line-up

05/21/18 @ 1:00 p.m.

Graduates line-up in VBC East Hall

Graduation Ceremony

05/21/18 @ 2:00 p.m.

Doors open for guests @ 1:00 p.m.

Please contact us for your needs:


Ms. Bentley @

Immunization Cards

Nurse June @

Senior Awards Night

Mrs. Meskunas @

Senior Payments

Mrs. Hyche @


Mrs. Spencer @

James Clemens High School Class of 2018
Graduation Information

Graduation Tickets
Graduates will receive 12 tickets for entry to graduation.  If you need additional tickets, please see one of your classmates that may not use all of their tickets. 

Graduation Attire
Girls: Solid color dress in a light color (i.e., pastels, light gray, white, etc.) Shoes should be neutral in color (i.e., white, black, brown, beige, light gray, etc.) Cork wedges are okay to wear as well. 

How to attach collar to graduation robe: 

Boys: Dark slacks/dark shoes/white shirt/tie

Graduation Time & Location
Graduation is Monday, May 21, 2018 
Practice: 8:00 a.m. Attendance is mandatory.
Graduates return at 1:00 p.m. Report to East Hall
Ceremony: begins @ 2:00 p.m.
     Doors open to public: one hour before ceremony
Von Braun Center (Propst Arena)
700 Monroe Street 
Huntsville, AL 35801 

JCHS graduation will be streamed live. Please go to  Information and link are listed on the main page.
Order a graduation video from Ceva Media @
Order photograph of your graduate exiting the stage with diploma jacket by contacting:
     Greg Machen Photography
     8006 Madison Pike
     Madison, AL 35758