Good morning! Today is Wednesday, August 30th and
it’s another awesome day in Buccaneer Paradise!
Rachel: I’m Miss Mainland, Rachel Caridi!
Chaz: And I’m Chaz Morel, Mr. Mainland!
Rachel: Our TV Broadcast News will be coming soon…but for
Sierra: Hello Bucs! This is Sierra from SGA! As you all know or
will soon find out, we will be having a weekly
This to bring different forms of motivation to the
students and staff at Mainland High school.
This weeks quote is: Every accomplishment starts with the
decision to try.
- Gail Devers
Chaz: Thank you Sierra for that memorable quote. Here’s some
reminders for all our Buccaneers:
Dress Code Policy: All students must wear a blue, gold, white,
grey, or black collared polo-style or oxford-style shirt.
Solid Navy blue, black or tan pants, shorts, capris or jumpers
including black or blue denim.
Rachel: Tardy Policy Reminder! After the final bell, classroom doors
will be locked and late students need to go to BUC Stop for
the remainder of the period. It’s not a fun place so let’s try
to be punctual and let’s Buc Go to class.
Chaz: All students need to have a Mainland ID. ID’s may be
purchased for $10 in bookkeeping and Activities office
before and after school or during lunch.
Rachel: Let’s keep our school as Buccaclean as possible! Everyone
can make a difference by keeping our campus mess free,
please keep up the great work by throwing out your trash
during lunch and throughout the day.
Chaz: Come join the Key and Rotary Club and help serve our
community. First meeting tomorrow, Thursday, during
lunch in the Media Center. See Coach Burton for more
Rachel: The Drama Club will be meeting Thursday, at lunch, in the
Auditorium instead of their usual Friday meeting. Haunted
Houses, Plays, Musicals, and an Enchanted Forest will be
discussed. Pick up a membership form today and you could
be find yourself onstage tomorrow.
Chaz: The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will hold their first
meeting during lunch September 12th in the athletic training
room. Any questions see Mrs. Butler or Mr. Pinyan.
Rachel: Calling all Seniors who have not taken their senior pictures
yet! Call MPG Studios now to make an appointment,
deadline is Saturday, September 2nd. Call 672-6505.
Chaz: Senior picture make up day will take place here at Mainland
on Friday, September 22nd from 10am-12pm. This will be for
your formal yearbook pose only. Need $21.30 the day of to
give to MPG. Sign up sheet in main office.
Rachel: The FSA Score Reports from last year are in! All FSA, ELA,
Geometry, Algebra I & Algebra II score reports are
available for pick-up in the front office. Please show your
ID when you go to pick-up your scores.
Chaz: For a limited time the 2018 yearbook is being sold at the
lowest price of $50. Get it personalized for an extra $6.
Please see Mrs. Gardner in room 1-328 or Mrs. Venezia in
bookkeeping to purchase at this low price. Prices go up
after August 31st.
Rachel: Internship available at Museum of Arts and Science.
Applications can be picked up from any science teacher,
and must be given to Mrs. Mandell in room 1-116 by
Chaz: Attention Juniors: Are you interested in a leadership
opportunity? The FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County
Schools has a leadership program designed just for
juniors. Tomorrow’s Leaders participants meet and interact
with community leaders to develop a better understanding of
current issues and concerns impacting the future of Volusia
County. The program is a six month commitment for students
and parents. There will be a minimum of 40 students chosen
from Volusia County’s 10 public high schools. If you are
interested please see your guidance counselor for more
information or go to:
You will be able to find application there, all applications
submitted need to be typed and to your guidance counselor by
Wednesday, September 6th. Great Leadership Opportunity!!!
Sierra: And now, in sports news:
Congratulations to the Mainland Football team for
defeating Deland this Saturday 24-0, way to go Bucs!
Congratulations to the boys bowling team as they defeated Spruce Creek 7-0 yesterday in their best match of the year. All 6 team members contributed to the win. Kory Driver lead the boys with a high game of 279. Others bowling over 200 yesterday were, Joseph Goodwin, Chris Boice, Adam Driver, and Dalton Kilroe. Jash Patel also had his high game of the year for the Bucs. Great Job boys.
The girls bowling team won their first match of the year defeating Spruce Creek 7-0. Cherish Lents had another great performance with a high game of 167.
The boys and girls next match will be on Thursday at Ormond Lanes against Matanzas. Come on out and support the Bucs!! Bowling the only sport you can play while eating chicken quesadillas!!
Antonee: Swim Team will have their first meet tomorrow versus
New Smyrna Beach High School at Aqua Park Edgewater
beginning at 4:00pm. See you on the deck!
Angel: Cross Country proudly raced last Saturday at Deland
Invitational. They will also be racing this
Saturday at Spruce Creek, come support this fearless
group, cross-country toughest sport you’ll ever love!
Jennifer: Any girl who is interested in playing golf, please see
Ms. Redden in building 2 room 224. Thank you.
There will be a Boys Basketball meeting in the gym on Wednesday during lunch 10:30am. See Coach Giddens in room 1-238 if you have any questions. Thanks
Sierra: A message from our Athletic Director:
Antonee: Hello students of Mainland High school. Are you
interested in playing a sport and earning a varsity letter
while in high school? Well keep listening because we’ve
got everything you’ll need to know and more!! The first
thing you’ll need is a sports physical. There are physical
packets located in the front office and also in the athletic
training room. Once those packets are completed, turn
them in to Mrs. Butler (formerly Miss Walker) or Miss
Dickinson in the athletic training room before or after
school. After you’ve turned in your packet you’ll be able
to try out and practice with any athletic team o campus.
In order to play on the team you must maintain a cumulative
GPA of 2.0 and pay your $75 pay to participate fee. Those
fees can be paid on the school webstore or you can pay Mr.
Monahan in the athletic director’s office or Mrs. Venezia in
the book keeping office.
Angel: Now if you’re not into playing sports but don’t want to miss
any of the action you can purchase a student athletic pass for
only $35. This pass will get you entrance into all Mainland
high school home games not including playoffs. You can
cheer for your buccaneers and save money!
Jennifer: Any other questions about athletics please see
Mr. Monahan in the athletic director’s office located in the
Sierra: Once again with this week’s quote:
Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.
- Gail Devers
Antonee: Today’s news is brought to you by the Student Government
Angel: And as always remember, Buc Pride Never Dies!