Daily Announcements 10/10/2017

Tuesday, October 10

Teachers, when you check your lab lists today, please note all the sophomores that are the listed need to report to the auditorium for pictures due to PSAT testing tomorrow.

FCA will meet today in the Athletic Training room 2-104. We will have a guest speaker today. All are welcome and please bring your lunch!

Art Club will meet today after school in room 2-128. See Ms. Wise for more information.

FFEA (Florida Future Educators of America) will have an interest meeting tomorrow during lunch in Ms. Frevel’s room 2-231.

Seniors that are interested in getting help with FAFSA/scholarships/and college applications are invited to Miss Fuhr’s room, 2-308, during lunch on Wednesday, October 11. Miss Fuhr and the seniors that are in AVID will be there to help you. Please bring your lunch.

Do you sing, dance, or have another amazing talent to share? Come audition for “Mainland’s Best Talent” tomorrow in the dance studio at 2:00PM! Acts will be selected from auditions to be in our Homecoming week talent show and the audience will vote for Mainland’s best talent of 2017! Acts should be performance ready at the audition and time limit is 3 minutes. The audition will start at 2:00PM in the dance studio located in the gym. Auditions are first come first serve, a list will be posted on the dance studio door on the backside of the gym to sign your act up. Solos and groups are welcome. If you have questions see Ms. Mahaffey. Bring your best and show us if you’ve got what it takes to be Mainland Best Talent tomorrow at 2:00PM!

Senior cap and gown order dates are today and tomorrow and next Tuesday, October 17 and Wednesday, October 18 during lunch in the Hall of History. $65.00 for cap, gown and tassel package. You may make a down payment if you don’t have the full amount.

Underclassman pictures are today and tomorrow. Freshman will have pictures taken through their research class, sophomores and juniors will have their pictures through their English classes. If you do not have an English teacher please see Mrs. Gardner in room 1-328 for your appointment time and pass.

Mainland Volleyball Senior Night tonight. Come out and support the team and recognize our seniors!

Tomorrow Mainland Cross Country will be hosting a home meet with several local schools attending. Boys XC will be running at 4 and Girls Cross Country will be running at 440. Come out and support our runners as they give it their all!

Cross Country, the toughest sport you will ever love!

Volleyball Teacher Appreciation Night tomorrow night. All Faculty and Staff: please join us Wednesday as we take on the Seabreeze Sandcrabs at 5pm for JV and 6pm for Varsity. Please come out and support our Mainland Bucs and let us say thanks for all that you do for our students.

Free November SAT Registration and CSS Profile Fee Waiver for Hurricane Irma-Impacted Students. To support students and families affected by Hurricane Irma, the College Board will offer a free November SAT registration and a CSS Profile fee waiver. We understand this is a difficult time for those who are struggling as a result of the storm. We hope this measure can ease some worry for students and ensure their college-going plans are minimally affected during storm recovery efforts. Please see Mrs. Carr in the Resource Room 1-238 for more information.

The free November SAT registration and CSS Profile fee waiver are for students who are experiencing hardship and/or displacement due to the hurricane and are in an area designated by FEMA. Please scroll down for the list of FEMA counties.

· Students who are registered for the November SAT should call Customer Service to receive a refund of their registration and late fee. Students can register and contact Customer Service through October 25. To reach Customer Service, please call 866-756-7346. · For the CSS Profile fee waiver, students should go to cssprofile.org, complete their application, and the system will automatically apply

eligibility rules. To reach CSS Profile Customer Service, please call 844-202-0524.

Together, we can make an impact to help the victims in Puerto Rico. We will be collecting monetary donations through this Friday, October 13. If all students, parents and staff donate just $1.00, Volusia County Schools could potentially collect $70,000! One letter will be sent to United For Puerto Rico with all donations from the entire district. United For Puerto Rico is an organization created by the governor’s wife, Beatriz Rosselló, in collaboration with the private sector. The initiative aims to provide aid and support to those affected in Puerto Rico by the impact of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane María. For more information about this organization, visit: www.UnitedforPuertoRico.com


Attention all athletes, and people who enjoy staying hydrated: The Athletic Training Department is selling Gatorade squeeze bottles for ONLY $5 in the Athletic Training Room 2-104 before school, Buc break and during lunch!

Attention students: Do you need volunteer hours? Longstreet Elementary is looking for volunteers for their upcoming Fall Festival on Friday Nov 3rd from 4:30-7:30pm. Stop by the resource room 1-238 to sign up or for more information.

Free Tutoring at DSC campus for SAT Math every Saturday beginning this Saturday, October 14 through November 18 from 10:00am-11:30am in Building 600, Room 209. Registration is recommended: email blankee@daytonastate.edu

What are your goals and dreams after graduating from Mainland and how can a laptop help you to achieve them? The Daytona Dreamer Essay Contest aims to highlight and reward 2 exceptional Mainland dreamers. From now until November 3rd, ALL MHS students can submit an essay for a chance to win an Aspire One Cloudbook. The Daytona Dreamers Essay Contest is exclusively

available to MHS students grades 9-12 regardless of GPA. For more information and to enter visit daytonadreamer.org”

Teachers please remember to check the Sharepoint site to advise if students have

been called out to a lab at the end of your 2nd period.

And again, please note all the sophomores that are the listed need to report to the PAC for pictures due to PSAT testing tomorrow.