Daily Announcements 9/28/17

In recognition of Celebrate Freedom week, we will be reading an excerpt from the Declaration of Independence every day.

“We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.”

Homecoming Court Nominations continue today during lunch in the courtyard. Posters must be approved in the Activities Office, 1-260A. Senior Court King and Queen voting will take place next Thursday, October 5 and Friday, October 6.

The Drama Department will be having try-outs for the following upcoming events: 1) The haunted ghost tours through a real historical and haunted house. 2) The enchanted Forest, featuring 5 minute versions of Shrek, Aladdin, and Rumplestiltskin, 3) Our one Act play, and 4) Our Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre. Auditions will be today at Lunch and also Afterschool in the auditorium. Callbacks will be Friday after school in the auditorium. See Mr. Bell for more details.

The list has been growing daily. Over 30 students are signed up for College Application and Essay assistance. Bring your lunch and join us today and tomorrow to work on your applications in room 1-161 with Ms. Thompson

Society of Ethnic Engineering Bucs will be meeting today during lunch room 2-134.

If you are already a member or would like to join Rotary and Key club please attend our meeting during lunch in the media center tomorrow. If you haven’t already please bring your club dues with you to this meeting. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you all!

ASIM’s annual blood drive will take place on Thursday, October 5th. There will be sign-ups in front of the hall of history during lunch tomorrow through Wednesday, October 4th for those who are 16 or older interested in donating. Be sure to specify your age for the correct paperwork, those who are 16 years old require parent consent waiver. Donate blood and save a life!

Monday October 2nd, there will be a cap and gown meeting with Jostens. The cap and gown order dates are Tuesday October 10th and Wednesday October 11th. All students are required to purchase the cap, gown, and tassel package for $65

Free Tutoring at DSC campus for SAT Math every Saturday beginning 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.