Daily Announcements

Monday, October 25

Good morning Buccaneers!  Please stand for the Pledge:  I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible with liberty and justice for all.

Please be seated.

And now, let’s all observe a moment of silence….. (60 seconds)

On Friday 10/22 in district swim meet:  The girls 400 freestyle relay qualified for regionals at Indian River College in Fort Pierce this Friday 10/29.  Congratulations to:  Hailey Berrong, Mckenzie Kolb, Carolina Velez, Camerin Fuehrer Also: Camerin Fuehrer qualified for the 500 freestyle .

In girls cross country action Saturday at the Five Star Conference Championship in Deland, ALL of the girls ran new personal best times!! Samantha Lecas lead the way with a new best time of 23:14 followed by Veronica O’Brien who finished in 24:24. Saraya Hinson knocked over a minute off her previous best time with a 24:43 and Hailey Sharp came in at 25:43. The team was rounded out with Brianna Mitchell finishing at 26:10, Antonneth Okoh at 31:50, and Skyler Spiker dropping another  minute + at 32:01!! Keep working hard and getting faster ladies. Wish them luck this Saturday at districts!! Cross country, the toughest sport you’ll ever love!

This past weekend, the boys cross country team did an outstanding job in their 5 Star Championship race in Deland. Kaden Golder leads the team with a new personal best time of 18:47.Joey Short ran a new personal best of 19:01 with Cole Bowman behind him with his new PR of 19:04. Next up was Logan Camara running his personal best at 20:11 and tailing him was Caleb Shealy who shaved off a few seconds to reach his PR of 21:18. Jonathan Francis ran a 22:41 with teammate Jonas Pierce right behind with 22:43. Drew Whiting ran a new PR of 26:34 and Sebastian shaved off over 3 minutes from his best time and ran a 32:54. Next weekend the boys run in their District race at Winter Springs for a chance to go to Regionals. Good luck boys! Run fast and persevere.

This week is Awareness Week.  Today is Mental Health Monday, wearing the international symbol of green! Mental health awareness is the recognition that our psychological well-being is an important part of our overall health. 1 in 5 teenagers will develop mental illness. That being said, we are all at risk of mental health issues and must take certain measures to better our mental state. During both lunches, there will be a message wall in the courtyard to add encouraging messages to anyone who is struggling. The spirit days for the rest of the week are: Tomorrow, Tuesday, team up against drugs, repping your favorite team, Wednesday, Keep the Peace Against Bullying, dressing as a hippie, Thursday, a pink out for breast cancer awareness, and Friday, a blue out for autism awareness.

There will be an open meeting and practice for Mainland’s academic team today. You can attend practice either during second lunch in Dr. Convoys room (room 2-221) or after school in Mr. Golds room (room 2-316). Ask Dr. Convoy or Mr. Gold for more info, hope to see you there!

American Sign Language club will be held today after school in Mr. Holland’s room 2-321 from 3:30-4:30pm.

Girls basketball tryouts will be held today, October 25th and tomorrow, October 26th from 4:00pm-6:30pm.  Please be sure to bring your physical and your grades from the 1st quarter.

Please join the Guild of Gamers this Wednesday after school for an afternoon of scary themed gaming in Mr. Reed’s rm, 1-335.  Costumes are encouraged.  Hope to see you there!

A representative from the University of Central Florida (UCF) will provide a presentation tomorrow afternoon.  Please use the QR code in the Student Services Lobby to sign up. Passes will be sent to students who sign up to attend the presentation.

Seniors who provide proof they have submitted their FAFSA will receive a “TREAT” this Friday. Proof can be a printed confirmation or a screen shot of an email. Bring your proof to the Courtyard during both lunches on Friday to receive your treat!

Seniors:  if you have not made an appointment with Dean Stewart Photography at www.dsp-photo.com  you have until October 30 to be photographed. Please make your appointment now.  Senior Photos will not be taken after October 30th

Reminder that the application for meal benefits is open now. Every family is asked to participate and apply online at www.MySchoolApps.com. Benefits include more than school lunch – eligible students may receive waivers for the SAT, ACT, College applications and NCAA athletic registration as well as other programs and discounts. Please contact Mrs. Scheuerman with any questions about lunch applications. 

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Thursday, October 21

Mainland volleyball won against Seabreeze last Night and will face Pine Ridge tonight at 7pm!  Come out and support our girls as they have made school history. These girls have worked so hard all season. Buc Pride Never Dies!

Last night both the Boy’s and Girl’s bowling team won their senior night matches, sweeping University. Both teams finished the season strong and are looking forward to our district tournament next Tuesday! Congratulations to all seniors on a great season!

Join us for our 2nd Rotary/Interact meeting of the year, today during both lunches in the MEDIA CENTER. 

Rotary/Interact Club t-shirts are on sale now until October 25th for $12- see or contact Ms. Walker in 1-321k for more details.

Any girls interested in girls wrestling, please come by Ms. Carey’s room 2-207 today after school for an interest meeting. No experience necessary!

Attention all seniors – the district is providing the SAT for all seniors (free of charge) on Thursday, Oct. 28th.  There isn’t a make-up as College Board determines the date for administration.  Please make sure you are using the prep on Khan Academy to prepare as this can be used for High School Concordance and College.  This is the regular SAT administration.  Please see Mrs. Pezza with any questions.

Seniors:  if you have not made an appointment with Dean Stewart Photography at www.dsp-photo.com  you have until October 30 to be photographed. Please make your appointment now.  Senior Photos will not be taken after October 30th

Reminder that the application for meal benefits is open now. Every family is asked to participate and apply online at www.MySchoolApps.com. Benefits include more than school lunch – eligible students may receive waivers for the SAT, ACT, College applications and NCAA athletic registration as well as other programs and discounts. Please contact Mrs. Scheuerman with any questions about lunch applications. 

Next week is Awareness Week, to raise awareness of important causes and relevant issues. The spirit days are: Monday:  Mental Health Monday – wear green; Tuesday: Team Up Against Drugs – rep your favorite team; Wednesday: Keep the Peace Against Bullying – dress as a hippie; Thursday: a pink out for breast cancer awareness; and Friday: a blue out for autism awareness. Each day will have a corresponding activity during lunch in the courtyard!

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Wednesday, October 20

Congratulations to our Mainland Volleyball team for their victory over Matanzas and winning the first round of districts last night. Tonight they play Seabreeze at 7pm in a semi-finals match. Come out and support your girls. Buc Pride Never Dies!

The Buc of the Week luncheon scheduled today has been rescheduled.  The Buc of the Week luncheon will take place tomorrow, Thursday, during lunch.

The Student Center is closed today.  The Student Center is closed for lunch and extended hours until October 21. 

Attention all seniors – the district is providing the SAT for all seniors (free of charge) on Thursday, Oct. 28th.  There isn’t a make-up as College Board determines the date for administration.  Please make sure you are using the prep on Khan Academy to prepare as this can be used for High School Concordance and College.  This is the regular SAT administration.  Please see Mrs. Pezza with any questions.

Seniors:  if you have not made an appointment with Dean Stewart Photography at www.dsp-photo.com  you have until October 30 to be photographed. Please make your appointment now.  Senior Photos will not be taken after October 30th

Seniors, if you have not picked up your financial aid packet yet or if you have questions or need help completing your college applications before the November 1st deadline many schools have, please be sure to stop in during lunch today for Senior Lunch Talks outside Coach Giddens room, 2-108, off the courtyard. 

Soccer tryouts will start immediately after school today.

All students should be receiving a Title 1 packet from their English teacher by today.  Included in the packet is our Mainland School Compact that every student is required to get signed and returned by this Friday. Students who do not have English on campus will need to pick up a packet from Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Room. 

Reminder that the application for meal benefits is open now. Every family is asked to participate and apply online at www.MySchoolApps.com. Benefits include more than school lunch – eligible students may receive waivers for the SAT, ACT, College applications and NCAA athletic registration as well as other programs and discounts. Please contact Mrs. Scheuerman with any questions about lunch applications. 

Boys Basketball will be having an interest meeting for anyone who wants to tryout for Boys Basketball today during 1st  lunch in room 2-108 and during 2nd  lunch in the gym. If you have any questions, See Coach Giddens. 

No Guild of Gamers today but make sure you’re there next week for the spooky-themed club meeting!

Join us for our 2nd Rotary/Interact meeting of the year, Thursday October 21st during both lunches in the MEDIA CENTER. 

Rotary/Interact Club t-shirts are on sale now until October 25th for $12- see or contact Ms. Walker in 1-321k for more details.

Any girls interested in joining the new emerging sport of girls wrestling, please come by Ms. Carey’s room 2-207 this Thursday after school for an interest meeting. No experience necessary to join the 10th rated girls team in the state!

Next week is Awareness Week, to raise awareness of important causes and relevant issues. The spirit days are: Monday:  Mental Health Monday – wear green; Tuesday: Team Up Against Drugs – rep your favorite team; Wednesday: Keep the Peace Against Bullying – dress as a hippie; Thursday: a pink out for breast cancer awareness; and Friday: a blue out for autism awareness. Each day will have a corresponding activity during lunch in the courtyard!

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Tuesday, October 19

Congratulations to the Auxiliaries on their performance in Tampa this Saturday.   They received a Superior rating and the highest auxiliary score which earned them the Best in Division award! Awesome job ladies! 

Congratulations to the Mainland High Buccaneer Band who placed 2nd place at the Lions Pride Marching Band Festival in Tampa Florida this weekend. Way to go Bucs!

The Student Center is open 1st  2nd and 4th period today for laptop checkouts.  The Student Center is closed for lunch and extended hours until October 21. 

Attention all seniors – the district is providing the SAT for all seniors (free of charge) on Thursday, Oct. 28th.  There isn’t a make-up as College Board determines the date for administration.  Please make sure you are using the prep on Khan Academy to prepare as this can be used for High School Concordance and College.  This is the regular SAT administration.  Please see Mrs. Pezza with any questions.

Seniors:  if you have not made an appointment with Dean Stewart Photography at www.dsp-photo.com  you have until October 30 to be photographed. Please make your appointment now.  Senior Photos will not be taken after October 30th

Guild of Gamers leadership meeting today during both lunches in Mr. Reed’s room 1-335.

No Guild of Gamers this week but make sure you’re there next week for the spooky-themed club meeting!

Join us for our 2nd Rotary/Interact meeting of the year, Thursday October 21st during both lunches in the MEDIA CENTER. 

Rotary/Interact Club t-shirts are on sale now until October 25th for $12- see or contact Ms. Walker in 1-321k for more details.

Any girls interested in joining the new emerging sport of girls wrestling, please come by Ms. Carey’s room 2-207 this Thursday after school for an interest meeting. No experience necessary to join the 10th rated girls team in the state!

Next week is Awareness Week, to raise awareness of important causes and relevant issues. The spirit days are: Monday:  Mental Health Monday – wear green; Tuesday: Team Up Against Drugs – rep your favorite team; Wednesday: Keep the Peace Against Bullying – dress as a hippie; Thursday: Pink Out for breast cancer awareness; and Friday: Blue Out for autism awareness. Each day will have a corresponding activity during lunch in the courtyard! Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Friday, October 15

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is Venezuela.  The population is 31.7 million and the capital city is Caracas.  Did you know that public school students attend their classes in shifts.  It is known for its petroleum industry. 

The Student Center is open 3rd, 4th, 6th and 7th period today for laptop checkouts.  The Student Center is closed for lunch and extended hours until October 21. 

Anyone interested in being a student leader for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes club, please see Mrs. Conquest in room 1-312 before the end of today.

Any seniors who have not made an appointment with Dean Stewart Photography at www.dsp-photo.com have until October 30 to be photographed. Please make your appointment now as the studio spots are filling up quickly. Senior Photos will not be taken after October 30th

Any girls interested in joining the new emerging sport of girls wrestling, please come by Ms. Carey’s room 2-207 next Thursday after school for an interest meeting. No experience necessary to join the 10th rated girls team in the state!

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

And now, the Bucs of the Week:  Scholar Athlete:  Amanda Bashans; Scholars:  Makayla English and Angelica Navarro; Citizen:  Joshena Sampson; and Leader:  Janessa Johnston.  Congratulations to all!

Thursday, October 14

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is Spain.  The population is 46.5 million  and the capital city is Madrid.  Did you know a New Year’s tradition of eating 12 grapes at midnight is thought to bring good luck?   It is known for its delicious and spicy dishes. 

The Student Center is closed today.  The Student Center is closed for lunch and extended hours until October 21. 

The Flagler College Presentation scheduled for today has been postponed – more information will be provided when that is rescheduled.

Anyone interested in being a student leader for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes club, please see Mrs. Conquest in room 1-312 before the end of this week.

Today is the last day to sign up for the PERT that will be given for students interested in Dual Enrollment on October 20th and 21st.  Students can sign up via QR code or sign-up sheet in the Student Services lobby. The link to sign up is also included in the weekly Student Services Newsletter emailed to all parents and students.

Seniors – be sure to check the Scholarship page of the Mainland website, new opportunities have been added including the Spectrum News 13 Weather Scholarship for $1,000 that was awarded to a Mainland Senior as the Volusia County winner for Class of 2021!

Any seniors who have not made an appointment with Dean Stewart Photography at www.dsp-photo.com have until October 30 to be photographed. Please make your appointment now as the studio spots are filling up quickly. Senior Photos will not be taken after October 30th

Are you looking for Volunteer Opportunities? Do you need to complete your required Volunteer Training so that you can start logging hours? Do you still need hours as part of your Bright Futures Scholarship qualification?  Be sure to check the YPP page of the Mainland website today or stop by the Resource Room in Student Services this week.

The application for free & reduced lunch is open – all families are encouraged to apply online at www.MySchoolApps.com Juniors and Seniors that qualify may receive fee waivers to cover the cost of SAT, ACT and College Application Fees. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Room located in Student Services.

Juniors and Seniors! Are you interested in a career in law or a related field?  Mainland Juniors and Seniors have an opportunity to participate in the Georgetown Law School Early Outreach Program. This program connects students with valuable information and mentors in the legal field. There is a QR code to sign up for an info session on the program in the Student Services lobby. Interested Juniors and Seniors can also find this link in the weekly Student Services Newsletter or can reply directly to the email Ms. Groot sent on the topic.  Please see Ms. Groot with any questions on this program.

Attention: All girls interested in trying out for soccer this year, tryouts are 2 weeks away and will be held on October 18th thru the 20th. You must have all paperwork turned in and be cleared by the athletic training staff in order to tryout. The paperwork can be found in the main office or in room 2-104. Any questions, please see Coach Harden in the gym.

Interested in joining Mainland’s boys soccer team?  Tryouts begin Tuesday, October 19 through Thursday, October 21.  Make sure to have your physical form turned in or have it in hand the 1st day of tryouts.  You’ll be expected to be there every day.  Any questions, see Officer Peralta in the Deans Office.

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Attention Male faculty and staff:  Mentor Interest meeting – Calling all male mentors and role models that would like to volunteer as a Man up Mentor.   There will be an interest meeting Monday at 1:00pm in the Multipurpose room. The Man Up Mentoring Program; Developing men of tomorrow.  See Coach Spaulding in Student Services with any questions.

Wednesday, October 13

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is Peru.  The capital city is Lima.  The population is 31 million.  Did you know Peru is home to one of 7 Wonders of the World Machu Picchu.  It is known for its diverse ecosystems.

The Student Center is closed today.  The Student Center is closed for lunch and extended hours until October 21. 

There is no scheduled Senior Lunch Talk this week due to PSAT testing.  Seniors – be sure to pick up your Financial Aid packet and other information from the Resource Room.  If you need help starting or completing your FAFSA, appointments are available.

Japanese club will meet today after school in room 2-326.  Please see flyer on campus with remind sign up, club shirts design contest and other info.  See Mrs. Woodbury for more information.  

Guild of Gamers will not be meeting this week due to testing.  See you next week!

Anyone interested in being a student leader for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes club, please see Mrs. Conquest in room 1-312 before the end of this week.

Seniors – be sure to check the Scholarship page of the Mainland website, new opportunities have been added including the Spectrum News 13 Weather Scholarship for $1,000 that was awarded to a Mainland Senior as the Volusia County winner for Class of 2021!

Are you looking for Volunteer Opportunities? Do you need to complete your required Volunteer Training so that you can start logging hours? Do you still need hours as part of your Bright Futures Scholarship qualification?  Be sure to check the YPP page of the Mainland website today or stop by the Resource Room in Student Services this week.

The application for free & reduced lunch is open – all families are encouraged to apply online at www.MySchoolApps.com Juniors and Seniors that qualify may receive fee waivers to cover the cost of SAT, ACT and College Application Fees. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Room located in Student Services.

Juniors and Seniors! Are you interested in a career in law or a related field?  Mainland Juniors and Seniors have an opportunity to participate in the Georgetown Law School Early Outreach Program. This program connects students with valuable information and mentors in the legal field. There is a QR code to sign up for an info session on the program in the Student Services lobby. Interested Juniors and Seniors can also find this link in the weekly Student Services Newsletter or can reply directly to the email Ms. Groot sent on the topic.  Please see Ms. Groot with any questions on this program.

The PERT will be given for students interested in Dual Enrollment on October 20th and 21st.  Students can sign up via QR code or sign-up sheet in the Student Services lobby. The link to sign up is also included in the weekly Student Services Newsletter emailed to all parents and students.

Attention: All girls interested in trying out for soccer this year, tryouts are 2 weeks away and will be held on October 18th thru the 20th. You must have all paperwork turned in and be cleared by the athletic training staff in order to tryout. The paperwork can be found in the main office or in room 2-104. Any questions, please see Coach Harden in the gym.

Interested in joining Mainland’s boys soccer team?  Tryouts begin Tuesday, October 19 through Thursday, October 21.  Make sure to have your physical form turned in or have it in hand the 1st day of tryouts.  You’ll be expected to be there every day.  Any questions, see Officer Peralta in the Deans Office.

Any seniors who have not made an appointment with Dean Stewart Photography at www.dsp-photo.com have until October 30 to be photographed. Please make your appointment now as the studio spots are filling up quickly. Senior Photos will not be taken after October 30th

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Tonight our Mainland Volleyball team has their last home and regular season match versus Matanzas 5:30 and 6:30pm. It’s also our annual teacher appreciation and first responders and law enforcement appreciation night. Please come out and join us as we show gratitude to our community members.

Tuesday, October 12

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is Paraguay.  The population is 6.8 million and the capital city is Asuncion.  Did you know because of its location, it is known as the heart of South America. It is known for its ancient architecture.

The girl’s golf team hosted a match with Matanzas yesterday.  Kaylee Peterson lead the team with a 57, Stephanie Adeyemo had her best season match with a 60 and Isabel Khrino also contributed.  Nice job ladies!!

In cross country action Saturday in New Smyrna, the girls ran great races and showed how hard work pays off!! Samantha Lecas ran another personal best 23:47 to lead the varsity squad followed by Hannah Gilbert with a 24:41, Veronica O’Brien 25:16, Saraya Hinson who also ran a personal best 25:59, and Hailey Sharp at 27:47. In the JV race, Brianna Mitchell ran a personal best 27:30, third year runner Skyler Spiker ran a new personal best 33:10, and Antonneth Okoh ran a 32:19. Running on the beach this afternoon at 4:00 at the Harvard approach hosted by Seabreeze. Come down and support the boys and girls cross country teams!! Cross country, the toughest sport you’ll ever love!!

The Student Center will be open for laptop checkouts 6th and 7th periods only today. The Student Center is closed for lunch and extended hours until October 21. 

Guild of Gamers Officers meeting today during both lunches in Mr. Reed’s room , 1-335.

There is no scheduled Senior Lunch Talk this week due to PSAT testing.  Seniors – be sure to pick up your Financial Aid packet and other information from the Resource Room.  If you need help starting or completing your FAFSA, appointments are available.

NHS will be having a brief meeting today after school in Mr. Lawrence’s room, 2-308 to discuss the new community garden we will be building.

Japanese club will meet tomorrow after school at 3:35 pm in room 2-326.  No early release on that day.  Please see flyer on campus with remind sign up, club shirts design contest and other info.  See Mrs. Woodbury for more information.  

Guild of Gamers will not be meeting this week due to testing.  See you next week!

Anyone interested in being a student leader for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes club, please see Mrs. Conquest in room 1-312 before the end of this week.

Seniors – be sure to check the Scholarship page of the Mainland website, new opportunities have been added including the Spectrum News 13 Weather Scholarship for $1,000 that was awarded to a Mainland Senior as the Volusia County winner for Class of 2021!

Are you looking for Volunteer Opportunities? Do you need to complete your required Volunteer Training so that you can start logging hours? Do you still need hours as part of your Bright Futures Scholarship qualification?  Be sure to check the YPP page of the Mainland website today or stop by the Resource Room in Student Services this week.

The application for free & reduced lunch is open – all families are encouraged to apply online at www.MySchoolApps.com Juniors and Seniors that qualify may receive fee waivers to cover the cost of SAT, ACT and College Application Fees. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Room located in Student Services.

Juniors and Seniors! Are you interested in a career in law or a related field?  Mainland Juniors and Seniors have an opportunity to participate in the Georgetown Law School Early Outreach Program. This program connects students with valuable information and mentors in the legal field. There is a QR code to sign up for an info session on the program in the Student Services lobby. Interested Juniors and Seniors can also find this link in the weekly Student Services Newsletter or can reply directly to the email Ms. Groot sent on the topic.  Please see Ms. Groot with any questions on this program.

The PERT will be given for students interested in Dual Enrollment on October 20th and 21st.  Students can sign up via QR code or sign-up sheet in the Student Services lobby. The link to sign up is also included in the weekly Student Services Newsletter emailed to all parents and students.

Attention: All girls interested in trying out for soccer this year, tryouts are 2 weeks away and will be held on October 18th thru the 20th. You must have all paperwork turned in and be cleared by the athletic training staff in order to tryout. The paperwork can be found in the main office or in room 2-104. Any questions, please see Coach Harden in the gym.

Interested in joining Mainland’s boys soccer team?  Tryouts begin Tuesday, October 19 through Thursday, October 21.  Make sure to have your physical form turned in or have it in hand the 1st day of tryouts.  You’ll be expected to be there every day.  Any questions, see Officer Peralta in the Deans Office.

Any seniors who have not made an appointment with Dean Stewart Photography at www.dsp-photo.com have until October 30 to be photographed. Please make your appointment now as the studio spots are filling up quickly. Senior Photos will not be taken after October 30th

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Tomorrow night our Mainland Volleyball team has their last home and regular season match versus Matanzas 5:30 and 6:30pm. It’s also our annual teacher appreciation and first responders and law enforcement appreciation night. Please come out and join us as we show gratitude to our community members.

Monday, October 11

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is Panama.  The population is 4 million and the capital city is Panama City.  Did you know Panama was the first Latin American country to adopt US Currency?

This weekend, the boys cross country team did their best, with every runner running a season PR. Kaden Golder led the varsity team at 19:19, followed by Cole Bowman at 19:38. Joey Short came in shortly after at 19:46. Logan Camara ran a personal best at 20:48. Caleb Shealy ran a 21:23 and Jonathan Francis rounded of the varsity team with a 22:35. The boys JV runners did great as well. Blake Irwin ran a fast 23:04 and Drew Whiting ran a 26:38. Great job guys. And congrats to Coach Conquest for running the Literacy 5k this weekend. She ran a 22:20 and was 1st female and 3rd place overall. Way to go! Come watch the boys race tomorrow at the beach as they take on Seabreeze high school.

The Student Center will be open for laptop checkouts 1st – 4th periods only today. The Student Center will open again for lunch and extended hours on October 21st

NHS will be having a brief meeting Tuesday after school in Mr. Lawrence’s room, 2-308 to discuss the new community garden we will be building.

Japanese club meeting this Wednesday, October 13th at 3:35 pm in room 2-326.  No early release on that day.  Please see flyer on campus with remind sign up, club shirts design contest and other info.  See Mrs. Woodbury for more information.  

Anyone interested in being a student leader for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes club, please see Mrs. Conquest in room 1-312 before the end of this week.

Seniors, there is an on-campus Sr. Picture day tomorrow.  You must make an appointment through Dean Stewart photography at www.dsp-photo.com  Check your school email for directions.

Juniors and Seniors! Are you interested in a career in law or a related field?  Mainland Juniors and Seniors have an opportunity to participate in the Georgetown Law School Early Outreach Program. This program connects students with valuable information and mentors in the legal field. There is a QR code to sign up for an info session on the program in the Student Services lobby. Interested Juniors and Seniors can also find this link in the weekly Student Services Newsletter or can reply directly to the email Ms. Groot sent on the topic.  Please see Ms. Groot with any questions on this program.

The PERT will be given for students interested in Dual Enrollment on October 20th and 21st.  Students can sign up via QR code or sign-up sheet in the Student Services lobby. The link to sign up is also included in the weekly Student Services Newsletter emailed to all parents and students.

Attention: All girls interested in trying out for soccer this year, tryouts are 2 weeks away and will be held on October 18th thru the 20th. You must have all paperwork turned in and be cleared by the athletic training staff in order to tryout. The paperwork can be found in the main office or in room 2-104. Any questions, please see Coach Harden in the gym.

Interested in joining Mainland’s boys soccer team?  Tryouts begin Tuesday, October 19 through Thursday, October 21.  Make sure to have your physical form turned in or have it in hand the 1st day of tryouts.  You’ll be expected to be there every day.  Any questions, see Officer Peralta in the Deans Office.

Any seniors who have not made an appointment with Dean Stewart Photography at www.dsp-photo.com have until October 30 to be photographed. Please make your appointment now as the studio spots are filling up quickly. Senior Photos will not be taken after October 30th

Division of Blind Services is planning a Holiday event for their clients November 27th. They are looking for a few students who may help at the event for community service hours. The duties may include setting up canopies, tables, assisting visually impaired people through the event and clean-up. They also would like to have a local teen who plays the guitar or sings to provide Christmas Music during the event. If you are interested in participating, please contact your school counselor or Mrs. Scheuerman

Attention Male faculty and staff:  Mentor Interest meeting – Calling all male mentors and role models that would like to volunteer as a Man up Mentor. Please see Coach Spaulding for details.  There will be an interest meeting held on Monday, October 11 at 3:45pm in the Multipurpose room. Again, this is for male faculty and staff–The Man Up Mentoring Program; Developing men of tomorrow.

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Friday, October 8

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is Nicaragua.  The population is 6 million  and the capital city is Managua.  Did you know the national sport is baseball?  

On Wednesday, the girls golf team had a match with New Smyrna Beach. Congratulations to Stephanie Adeyemo and Isabel Khrino for having their best match of the season. Nice job ladies!!

In girls’ cross country action Wednesday night at the 5 Star freshman/sophomore challenge, Samantha Lecas ran a personal best 24:08 to lead the team with Saraya Hinson (26:43) and Brianna Mitchell (28:06) also running personal bests. Veronica O’Brien ran a 25:45 and Hailey Sharp ran a 27:04. Way to go girls!! Cross country, the toughest sport you’ll ever love.

The student center is open all day today EXCEPT 3rd period.

Interested in becoming a leader in your community while earning volunteer hours? The Rotary Interact Club is for you! Join us for an informational meeting from an area Rotary member today in the Media Center during both lunches!  Follow us on Remind with the code @bucsrotary

Japanese club meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 13th at 3:35 pm in room 2-326.  No early release on that day.  Please see flyer on campus with remind sign up, club shirts design contest and other info.  See Mrs. Woodbury for more information.  

Seniors, there is an on-campus Sr. Picture day on Tuesday, October 12.  You must make an appointment through Dean Stewart photography at www.dsp-photo.com  Check your school email for directions.

Juniors and Seniors! Are you interested in a career in law or a related field?  Mainland Juniors and Seniors have an opportunity to participate in the Georgetown Law School Early Outreach Program. This program connects students with valuable information and mentors in the legal field. There is a QR code to sign up for an info session on the program in the Student Services lobby. Interested Juniors and Seniors can also find this link in the weekly Student Services Newsletter or can reply directly to the email Ms. Groot sent on the topic.  Please see Ms. Groot with any questions on this program.

The PERT will be given for students interested in Dual Enrollment on October 20th and 21st.  Students can sign up via QR code or sign-up sheet in the Student Services lobby. The link to sign up is also included in the weekly Student Services Newsletter emailed to all parents and students.

Attention: All girls interested in trying out for soccer this year, tryouts are 2 weeks away and will be held on October 18th thru the 20th. You must have all paperwork turned in and be cleared by the athletic training staff in order to tryout. The paperwork can be found in the main office or in room 2-104. Any questions, please see Coach Harden in the gym.

Any seniors who have not made an appointment with Dean Stewart Photography at www.dsp-photo.com have until October 30 to be photographed. Please make your appointment now as the studio spots are filling up quickly. Senior Photos will not be taken after October 30th

Division of Blind Services is planning a Holiday event for their clients November 27th. They are looking for a few students who may help at the event for community service hours. The duties may include setting up canopies, tables, assisting visually impaired people through the event and clean-up. They also would like to have a local teen who plays the guitar or sings to provide Christmas Music during the event. If you are interested in participating, please contact your school counselor or Mrs. Scheuerman

Attention Male faculty and staff:  Mentor Interest meeting – Calling all male mentors and role models that would like to volunteer as a Man up Mentor. Please see Coach Spaulding for details.  There will be an interest meeting held on Monday, October 11 at 3:45pm in the Multipurpose room. Again, this is for male faculty and staff–The Man Up Mentoring Program; Developing men of tomorrow.

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

And now, the Bucs of the Week:  Citizens:  Norris Russum and Kaekanna Gintoli; Scholars:  Gavin O’Reilly and Kyvant Tennant; Scholar Athlete:  Isaiah Gordon.  Congratulations to all! 

Thursday, October 7

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is Mexico.  The population is 21 million and the capital city is Mexico City.  Did you know mariachi is a musical tradition that dates back to the 18th century?  It is known for its unique variety of food.

The Student Center is closed all day today and may not be used as a cut through.

Biology tutoring & remediation will be held today 1st lunch with Mrs. Ishee in 1-313 and after school today in Room 1-313. Please see your biology teacher for more information. 

Interested in becoming a leader in your community while earning volunteer hours? The Rotary Interact Club is for you! Join us for an informational meeting from an area Rotary member tomorrow in the Media Center during both lunches!  Follow us on Remind with the code @bucsrotary

Attention: All girls interested in trying out for soccer this year, tryouts are 2 weeks away and will be held on October 18th thru the 20th. You must have all paperwork turned in and be cleared by the athletic training staff in order to tryout. The paperwork can be found in the main office or in room 2-104. Any questions, please see Coach Harden in the gym.

Any seniors who have not made an appointment with Dean Stewart Photography at www.dsp-photo.com have until October 30 to be photographed. Please make your appointment now as the studio spots are filling up quickly. Senior Photos will not be taken after October 30th

Attention Male faculty and staff:  Mentor Interest meeting – Calling all male mentors and role models that would like to volunteer as a Man up Mentor. Please see Coach Spaulding for details.  There will be an interest meeting held on Monday, October 11 at 3:45pm in the Multipurpose room. Again, this is for male faculty and staff–The Man Up Mentoring Program; Developing men of tomorrow.

Are you looking for volunteer opportunities?  Check the Mainland website today!  New opportunities are posted on the YPP page under the Student and Parent Resources section. Stop by the Resource Room in Student Services if you have questions. 

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Wednesday, October 6

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is Honduras.  The capital city is Tegucigalpa.  The population is 8 million.  Did you know the five stars on the Honduran flag represent the five original central American provinces.  It is known for being rich in natural resources, minerals and tropical fruit.   

Congratulations to our #BucsCaughtReading winner Camerin Fuehrer!!! Camerin, stop by the Student Center to see Mrs. Stumpf for your Chick-fil-A gift card.

Congratulations to Tyler Shallop for completing the Volusia County Schools Summer Reading Program, stop by the Student Center to pick up your reward!

Biology tutoring & remediation will be held Tuesday during 1st lunch in Mrs. Conquest’s Room, 1-312 and on Thursday 1st lunch with Mrs. Ishee in 1-313 and after school on Thursdays in Room 1-313. Please see your biology teacher for more information. 

Seniors, there will be no Lunch Talk today due to testing but, Mrs. Scheuerman will have a table set up outside the Hall of History during both lunches. Please stop by to pick up any information you need including FAFSA, College Applications, Volunteer Hours, or to ask your questions. 

Do you want to play a game? We play all sorts of games here at  Mainland’s own Guild of Gamers.  Join us today from 3-5pm in room 1-335.

Interested in becoming a leader in your community while earning volunteer hours? The Rotary Interact Club is for you! Join us for an informational meeting from an area Rotary member THIS FRIDAY Oct 8th in the Media Center during both lunches!  Follow us on Remind with the code @bucsrotary

Attention: All girls interested in trying out for soccer this year, tryouts are 2 weeks away and will be held on October 18th thru the 20th. You must have all paperwork turned in and be cleared by the athletic training staff in order to tryout. The paperwork can be found in the main office or in room 2-104. Any questions, please see Coach Harden in the gym.

Any seniors who have not made an appointment with Dean Stewart Photography at www.dsp-photo.com have until October 30 to be photographed. Please make your appointment now as the studio spots are filling up quickly. Senior Photos will not be taken after October 30th

Attention Male faculty and staff:  Mentor Interest meeting – Calling all male mentors and role models that would like to volunteer as a Man up Mentor. Please see Coach Spaulding for details.  There will be an interest meeting held on Monday, October 11 at 3:45pm in the Multipurpose room. Again, this is for male faculty and staff–The Man Up Mentoring Program; Developing men of tomorrow.

Are you looking for volunteer opportunities?  Check the Mainland website today!  New opportunities are posted on the YPP page under the Student and Parent Resources section. Stop by the Resource Room in Student Services if you have questions. 

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Tuesday, October 5

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is Guatemala.  The population is 16 ½ million and the capital city is Guatemala.  Did you know the name Guatemala means land of the trees.  It is known for its coffee, sugar and bananas.

Good News from the Student Center! We have 200 computers being delivered this week. Please await the announcement, they are not here yet. However, forms must be completed correctly and ID’s must be in hand to receive a laptop. Now is the time to take care of this. If you have a laptop that is not working, please see Mrs. Stumpf in the Student Center to get on the replacement list.

Also, from the Student Center, if you entered the September Student Center Challenge, #BucsCaughtReading, please stop by the Student Center for a sweet treat and to find out if you are the Chick-fil-A gift card winner. The Student Center is excited to announce our October displays. Stop by to see our displays including Dying to Read, Fall Into Reading, Hispanic Heritage Author Recognition, and an Ofrenda to remain through November 2nd. Please feel free to leave a picture of your loved ones who have passed on as we honor and celebrate their lives.

Biology tutoring & remediation will be held Tuesday during 1st lunch in Mrs. Conquest’s Room, 1-312 and on Thursday 1st lunch with Mrs. Ishee in 1-313 and after school on Thursdays in Room 1-313. Please see your biology teacher for more information. 

Fellowship of Christian Athletes will have their first huddle today during both lunches in room 1-114. Everyone is welcome, we hope to see you there. Lunch will be provided! See Mrs. Conquest or Mrs. Jallah for more details.

Game and Sim Leadership meeting today during both lunches in Mr. Reed’s room, 1-335. 

GSA meeting is canceled today and will resume next Tuesday.

Do you want to play a game? We play all sorts of games here at  Mainland’s own Guild of Gamers.  Join us tomorrow, Wednesday from 3-5pm in room 1-335.

Interested in becoming a leader in your community while earning volunteer hours? The Rotary Interact Club is for you! Join us for an informational meeting from an area Rotary member THIS FRIDAY Oct 8th in the Media Center during both lunches!  Follow us on Remind with the code @bucsrotary

Seniors and Juniors, today is BUC Family Night in the MPR, meeting starts at 6pm.   We will cover financial aid information for your education plans after graduation, including steps to complete the FAFSA application. Plan now to attend! Please contact Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Room with questions about BUC Family Nights. 

Attention: All girls interested in trying out for soccer this year, tryouts are 2 weeks away and will be held on October 18th thru the 20th. You must have all paperwork turned in and be cleared by the athletic training staff in order to tryout. The paperwork can be found in the main office or in room 2-104. Any questions, please see Coach Harden in the gym.

Attention Male faculty and staff:  Mentor Interest meeting – Calling all male mentors and role models that would like to volunteer as a Man up Mentor. Please see Coach Spaulding for details.  There will be an interest meeting held on Monday, October 11 at 3:45pm in the Multipurpose room. Again, this is for male faculty and staff–The Man Up Mentoring Program; Developing men of tomorrow.

Are you looking for volunteer opportunities?  Check the Mainland website today!  New opportunities are posted on the YPP page under the Student and Parent Resources section. Stop by the Resource Room in Student Services if you have questions. 

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by this Saturday, October 9, 2021.

Monday, October 4

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is El Salvador.  The population is 6.3 million and the capital city is San Salvador.  Did you know it’s the smallest yet most densely populated country in Central America?

Congratulations to our JV volleyball team who defeated University Christian and St. Augustine High School this weekend in their tournament. They won their bracket and had a great performance by all players. Come out this Thursday for our senior night. It’s going to be a special night for our seniors. Buc pride never dies!

The Media Center is closed today. There will be classes in the Media Center all day today.

Biology tutoring & remediation will be held Tuesday during 1st lunch in Mrs. Conquest’s Room, 1-312 and on Thursday 1st lunch with Mrs. Ishee in 1-313 and after school on Thursdays in Room 1-313. Please see your biology teacher for more information.

The ASL (American Sign Language) club will be held today after school from 3:30-4:30pm in Mr. Holland’s room 2-321. 

Fellowship of Christian Athletes will have their first huddle tomorrow during both lunches in room 1-114. Everyone is welcome, we hope to see you there. Lunch will be provided! See Mrs. Conquest or Mrs. Jallah for more details

Interested in becoming a leader in your community while earning volunteer hours? The Rotary Interact Club is for you! Join us for an informational meeting this Friday Oct 8th in the Media Center during both lunches.  Follow us on Remind with the code @bucsrotary

Are you ready to take part in Pink Out Day? Stop by and see Mrs. Stumpf in the Student Center to order your Mainland Pink Out T-shirt. Be ready for Pink Out day on October 28th.

Attention Male faculty and staff:  Mentor Interest meeting – Calling all male mentors and role models that would like to volunteer as a Man up Mentor. Please see Coach Spaulding for details.  There will be an interest meeting held on Monday, October 11 at 3:45pm in the Multipurpose room. Again, this is for male faculty and staff–The Man Up Mentoring Program; Developing men of tomorrow.

Attention: All girls interested in trying out for soccer this year, tryouts are 2 weeks away and will be held on October 18th thru the 20th. You must have all paperwork turned in and be cleared by the athletic training staff in order to tryout. The paperwork can be found in the main office or in room 2-104. Any questions, please see Coach Harden in the gym.

Are you looking for volunteer opportunities?  Check the Mainland website today!  New opportunities are posted on the YPP page under the Student and Parent Resources section. Stop by the Resource Room in Student Services if you have questions. 

Do you have a great idea that could bring about positive social change in your community?   Do you want to be involved in something bigger? The Social Innovation Fund could help! Apply today for a chance to win funding to help implement your idea with the help of young professionals in your community! Visit bit.ly/unitedwaySIF for the application. Contact GenerationIMPACT at generationimpactuwvfc@gmail.com if you have any questions! 

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by this Saturday, October 9, 2021.

Friday, October 1

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is Ecuador.  The population is 16 million  and the capital city is Quito.  Did you know it’s most famous for the Galapagos Islands?  There are 14 recognized languages spoken there.

Congratulations to our Varsity volleyball team who defeated Atlantic last night. Great performance by all of the girls. Tomorrow, our JV team heads to Jacksonville for a tournament to play teams from all over the state of Florida. Wish them luck. Next week Thursday is our Senior Night and we take on the Seabreeze Sandcrabs. Come out and support your girls. Game begins at 6:30pm. Buc Pride Never Dies!

Do you want to win a ticket to Friday night’s game?  If you find a red laminated crab around campus, turn it in to the activities office 1-260a.  Good luck bucs!

Just a reminder for tonight’s football game against Seabreeze, Mainland is on the AWAY side so make sure you enter the north entrance…do not enter on the home side. 

If you are interested in a scholarship for the Florida Hispanic Heritage writing contest, a teen art and photo contest, or writing a grant to implement innovative projects that address critical challenges in Flagler & Volusia counties please see Ms. Stumpf in the Student Center.

Girls with S.T.Y.L.E.S is a self-image boutique for young ladies attending Mainland High School in grades 9-12. S.T.Y.L.E.S. is an acronym for “Soaring Through Your Limits, Embracing Self-Esteem”. Our focus is personal development, life skills,  etiquette, STEM , and culture. There will be a meeting today after school at 3:45 p.m. in room 1-111. Please see Ms. Long with questions.  Can’t wait to see you there!

The ASL (American Sign Language) club will be held Monday, October 4th 3:30-4:30pm in Mr. Holland’s room 2-321. 

Interested in becoming a leader in your community while earning volunteer hours? The Rotary Interact Club is for you! Join us for an informational meeting on Friday Oct 8th in the Media Center during both lunches.  Follow us on Remind with the code @bucsrotary

Seniors….the FAFSA opens today!  Plan now to attend our BUC Family Night Financial Aid workshop next Tuesday, October 5th, to get the information you need to get started.  FAFSA funds can be used at 2yr, 4yr, tech and trade schools. Don’t miss out!

Are you looking for volunteer opportunities?  Check the Mainland website today!  New opportunities are posted on the YPP page under the Student and Parent Resources section. Stop by the Resource Room in Student Services if you have questions. 

Attention all faculty, staff and students:  October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Pink MHS logo shirts are on sale until 3:00pm TODAY for $12.00.  You must pre-order.  Purchase online on the webstore or pay in the activities office.  A portion of all proceeds will go toward Mainland High School’s Making Strides team!

Do you have a great idea that could bring about positive social change in your community?   Do you want to be involved in something bigger? The Social Innovation Fund could help! Apply today for a chance to win funding to help implement your idea with the help of young professionals in your community! Visit bit.ly/unitedwaySIF for the application. Contact GenerationIMPACT at generationimpactuwvfc@gmail.com if you have any questions! 

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

And now, the Bucs of the Week:  Leader:  Richard Rubin; Citizens:  Jamani Moore, Cameron Fleet and Allisa Reynolds; Scholar Athlete:  Angelo Carollo.  Congratulations to all!

Thursday, September 30

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is Dominican Republic.  The population is 10 ½ million and the capital city is Santo Domingo.  Did you know sugar processing is one of the main industries?  It is known for  beautiful beaches and world class golf.

Congratulations to both of our JV and Varsity volleyball teams for their stellar performance and victory last night against Pierson Taylor. Top performers were Sadie Rich, Bella Truxall, Alexa Wilson, Porsha Wulf, Andrea Perez and Makenzie Ayoub. Our girls head to Atlantic tonight. Please come out and support them at Atlantic tonight. Buc Pride Never Dies!

This week is Beat Seabreeze week!  Spirit days are Today:  Krusty Krab day and tomorrow  Blue and Gold Day.

Do you want to win a ticket to Friday night’s game?  If you find a red laminated crab around campus, turn it in to the activities office 1-260a.  Good luck bucs!

Just a reminder for this Friday’s football game against Seabreeze, Mainland is on the AWAY side so make sure you enter the north entrance…do not enter on the home side. 

If you are interested in a scholarship for the Florida Hispanic Heritage writing contest, a teen art and photo contest, or writing a grant to implement innovative projects that address critical challenges in Flagler & Volusia counties please see Ms. Stumpf in the Student Center.

ASIM’s first blood drive of the year will be held tomorrow. Students interested in donating blood can sign up during lunch in the courtyard today. You must be at least 16 years old to donate. Each donation can save up to 3 lives so donate to save a life!

FPSA will meet tomorrow before school in Ms. Ott’s room, 2-323.

Girls with S.T.Y.L.E.S is a self-image boutique for young ladies attending Mainland High School in grades 9-12. S.T.Y.L.E.S. is an acronym for “Soaring Through Your Limits, Embracing Self-Esteem”. Our focus is personal development, life skills,  etiquette, STEM , and culture. There will be a meeting tomorrow at 3:45 p.m. in room 1-111. Please see Ms. Long with questions.  Can’t wait to see you there!

Interested in becoming a leader in your community while earning volunteer hours? The Rotary Interact Club is for you! Join us for an informational meeting on Friday Oct 8th in the Media Center during both lunches.  Follow us on Remind with the code @bucsrotary

Seniors:  Cap and gown orders today during lunch in the courtyard outside the Hall of History.  Cost is $65.00 for cap, gown and tassel package.  Cash, check made out to Herff Jones or credit card.

Seniors….the FAFSA opens on Friday!  Plan now to attend our BUC Family Night Financial Aid workshop next Tuesday, October 5th, to get the information you need to get started.  FAFSA funds can be used at 2yr, 4yr, tech and trade schools. Don’t miss out!

Are you looking for volunteer opportunities?  Check the Mainland website today!  New opportunities are posted on the YPP page under the Student and Parent Resources section. Stop by the Resource Room in Student Services if you have questions. 

If you are planning to take the October 23rd ACT, tomorrow is the final registration deadline. Sign up on ACT.org, cost is $60 + late registration fee or students who have Free/Reduced lunch status qualify for a fee waiver. Come to Student Services for your waiver or contact Mrs Scheuerman about your lunch status. 

Attention all faculty, staff and students:  October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Pink MHS logo shirts are on sale now through Friday, October 1 for $12.00.  You must pre-order.  Purchase online on the webstore or pay in the activities office.  A portion of all proceeds will go toward Mainland High School’s Making Strides team!

Do you have a great idea that could bring about positive social change in your community?   Do you want to be involved in something bigger? The Social Innovation Fund could help! Apply today for a chance to win funding to help implement your idea with the help of young professionals in your community! Visit bit.ly/unitedwaySIF for the application. Contact GenerationIMPACT at generationimpactuwvfc@gmail.com if you have any questions! 

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

Wednesday, September 29

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is Cuba.  The capital city is Havana.  Havana is Cuba’s largest commercial center.  Did you know Cuba is actually made up of several different islands?  

The Media Center is closed today. 

This week is Beat Seabreeze week!  Spirit days are Today:  Career Day, Tomorrow:  Krusty Krab day and Friday:  Blue and Gold Day.

Do you want to win a ticket to Friday night’s game?  If you find a red laminated crab around campus, turn it in to the activities office 1-260a.  Good luck bucs!

If you are interested in a scholarship for the Florida Hispanic Heritage writing contest, a teen art and photo contest, or writing a grant to implement innovative projects that address critical challenges in Flagler & Volusia counties please see Ms. Stumpf in the Students Center.

ASIM’s first blood drive of the year will be held this Friday, October 1st. Students interested in donating blood can sign up during lunch in the courtyard today and tomorrow. You must be at least 16 years old to donate. Each donation can save up to 3 lives so donate to save a life!

Boys Soccer interest meeting today during both lunches in the Media Center.  Any questions, see Officer Peralta.

There will be no Guild of Gamers today due to district training. We will be back next week at our regular day and time.

FPSA will meet this Friday before school in Ms. Ott’s room, 2-323.

Girls with S.T.Y.L.E.S is a self-image boutique for young ladies attending Mainland High School in grades 9-12. S.T.Y.L.E.S. is an acronym for “Soaring Through Your Limits, Embracing Self-Esteem”. Our focus is personal development, life skills,  etiquette, STEM , and culture. There will be a meeting this Friday at 3:45 p.m. in room 1-111. Please see Ms. Long with questions.  Can’t wait to see you there!

Interested in becoming a leader in your community while earning volunteer hours? The Rotary Interact Club is for you! Join us for an informational meeting on Friday Oct 8th in the Media Center during both lunches.  Follow us on Remind with the code @bucsrotary

Seniors:  Cap and gown orders today and tomorrow during lunch in the courtyard outside the Hall of History.  Cost is $65.00 for cap, gown and tassel package.  Cash, check made out to Herff Jones or credit card.

Senior Lunch Talks will meet in Room 2-108 today. Have you applied to college yet? Have you started your list? November 1st application deadlines are around the corner! Bring your lunch, grab a friend and head to room 2-108 during lunch to get help from Mrs. Groot, Mrs. Scheuerman and Ms. Moskovits. 

Seniors….the FAFSA opens on Friday!  Plan now to attend our BUC Family Night Financial Aid workshop next Tuesday, October 5th, to get the information you need to get started.  FAFSA funds can be used at 2yr, 4yr, tech and trade schools. Don’t miss out!

Are you looking for volunteer opportunities?  Check the Mainland website today!  New opportunities are posted on the YPP page under the Student and Parent Resources section. Stop by the Resource Room in Student Services if you have questions. 

If you are planning to take the October 23rd ACT, Friday is the final registration deadline. Sign up on ACT.org, cost is $60 + late registration fee or students who have Free/Reduced lunch status qualify for a fee waiver. Come to Student Services for your waiver or contact Mrs Scheuerman about your lunch status. 

Attention all faculty, staff and students:  October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Pink MHS logo shirts are on sale now through Friday, October 1 for $12.00.  You must pre-order.  Purchase online on the webstore or pay in the activities office.  A portion of all proceeds will go toward Mainland High School’s Making Strides team!

Do you have a great idea that could bring about positive social change in your community?   Do you want to be involved in something bigger? The Social Innovation Fund could help! Apply today for a chance to win funding to help implement your idea with the help of young professionals in your community! Visit bit.ly/unitedwaySIF for the application. Contact GenerationIMPACT at generationimpactuwvfc@gmail.com if you have any questions! 

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

Tuesday, September 28

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is Costa Rica .  The population is 4,857,274 and the capital city is San Jose.  Did you know there are 801 miles of coastline in Costa Rica?  It is known for its gourmet coffee beans.

Congratulations to the JV Volleyball team for their victory over the Pine Ridge Panthers last night. Our Varsity came up short in the fifth but also played a good game. The girls take on Pierson Taylor this Wednesday at Mainland. Come out and support your girls. Top performers from last night were Jordyn Williams, Janiyah Giddens, Adrianna Mallamuci, Asia Cash, and Mackenzie Ayoub.

This week is Beat Seabreeze week!  Spirit days are Today:  Western day Tomorrow:  Career Day, Thursday:  Krusty Krab day and Friday:  Blue and Gold Day.

The Student Center is open today for book checkouts and computer repairs, all students must have a pass.

If you are interested in a scholarship for the Florida Hispanic Heritage writing contest, a teen art and photo contest, or writing a grant to implement innovative projects that address critical challenges in Flagler & Volusia counties please see Ms. Stumpf in the Students Center.

The Gay-Straight Alliance club will be having its first meeting today after school from 3:45-4:45pm in Ms. Guzman’s room, building 2 room 312.

Boys Soccer interest meeting tomorrow during both lunches in the Media Center.  Any questions, see Officer Peralta.

There will be no Guild of Gamers this WED 9/28 due to district training. We will be back next week at our regular day and time.

There is a Guild of Gamers leadership meeting today during both lunches in Mr. Reed’s room, 1-335.

Girls with S.T.Y.L.E.S is a self-image boutique for young ladies attending Mainland High School in grades 9-12. S.T.Y.L.E.S. is an acronym for “Soaring Through Your Limits, Embracing Self-Esteem”. Our focus is personal development, life skills,  etiquette, STEM , and culture. There will be a meeting this Friday at 3:45 p.m. in room 1-111. Please see Ms. Long with questions.  Can’t wait to see you there!

Interested in becoming a leader in your community while earning volunteer hours? The Rotary Interact Club is for you! Join us for an informational meeting on Friday Oct 8th in the Media Center during both lunches.  Follow us on Remind with the code @bucsrotary

ASIM’s first blood drive of the year will be held this Friday, October 1st. Students interested in donating blood can sign up during lunch in the courtyard starting today through Thursday. You must be at least 16 years old to donate. Each donation can save up to 3 lives so donate to save a life!

There will be a YPP volunteer training in the MPR during both lunches today. This training is required to log volunteer hours.

Seniors:  Cap and gown orders tomorrow and Thursday during lunch in the courtyard outside the Hall of History.  Cost is $65.00 for cap, gown and tassel package.  Cash, check made out to Herff Jones or credit card.

Do you have a great idea that could bring about positive social change in your community?   Do you want to be involved in something bigger? The Social Innovation Fund could help! Apply today for a chance to win funding to help implement your idea with the help of young professionals in your community! Visit bit.ly/unitedwaySIF for the application. Contact GenerationIMPACT at generationimpactuwvfc@gmail.com if you have any questions! 

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office. All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

Monday, September 27

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is Colombia.  The population is 49 million and the capital city is Bogota.  Did you know Colombia is the only country in South America that has a coastline on both the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea?  It is known for its emeralds and tropical landscapes. 

The Media Center is closed for testing until 5th period today, 5th ,6th, and 7th students may come for computer repairs and book checkouts

This week is Beat Seabreeze week!  Spirit days are Today:  Mathlete vs Athlete, Tomorrow, Tuesday:  Western Day, Wednesday:  Career Day, Thursday:  Krusty Krab day and Friday:  Blue and Gold Day.

Attention all students, particularly seniors, interested in ACT and SAT test prep, Mr. Lawrence will be starting it today. We will meet every morning at 7:50am and during 2nd lunch in room 2-308. See everybody soon! 

ASL club will be held today in Mr. Holland’s room 2-321 from 3:30-4:30pm.

The Gay-Straight Alliance club will be having its first meeting tomorrow, Tuesday Sept. 28th from 3:45-4:45pm in Ms. Guzman’s room, building 2 room 312.

Interested in becoming a leader in your community while earning volunteer hours? The Rotary Interact Club is for you! Join us for an informational meeting on Friday Oct 8th in the Media Center during both lunches.  Follow us on Remind with the code @bucsrotary

ASIM’s first blood drive of the year will be held this Friday, October 1st. Students interested in donating blood can sign up during lunch in the courtyard starting tomorrow through Thursday. You must be at least 16 years old to donate. Each donation can save up to 3 lives so donate to save a life!

Attention all students:  The following colleges will on campus this week.

  • Daytona State College will be in the courtyard today during both lunches.
  • The University of North Florida will be providing a presentation tomorrow morning and the University of Alabama will be providing a presentation tomorrow afternoon.  Students can sign up for these presentations through QR codes in the Student Services Office. They may also sign up using the links in last week’s Student Services Newsletter sent to their school email accounts. Students who sign up will be sent passes to these presentations.

There will be a YPP volunteer training in the MPR during both lunches tomorrow. This training is required to log volunteer hours.

Do you have a great idea that could bring about positive social change in your community?   Do you want to be involved in something bigger? The Social Innovation Fund could help! Apply today for a chance to win funding to help implement your idea with the help of young professionals in your community! Visit bit.ly/unitedwaySIF for the application. Contact GenerationIMPACT at generationimpactuwvfc@gmail.com if you have any questions! 

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021. Tonight the Mainland Volleyball girls are home to take on the Pine Ridge Panthers and are home Wednesday versus Pierson Taylor. Come out and support your JV and Varsity girls playing volleyball. Buc pride never dies!

Friday, September 24

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is Chile.  The population is 18 million and the capital city is Santiago.  Did you know Chile is the world’s largest country from north to south measuring 2,647 miles. 

Next week is Beat Seabreeze week!  Spirit days are Monday:  Mathlete vs Athlete, Tuesday:  Western Day, Wednesday:  Career Day, Thursday:  Krusty Krab day and Friday:  Blue and Gold Day.

Attention all students, particularly seniors, interested in ACT and SAT test prep, Mr. Lawrence will be starting it Monday. We will meet every morning at 7:50am and during 2nd lunch in room 2-308. See everybody soon! 

ASL club will be held Monday, September 27th in Mr. Holland’s room 2-321 from 3:30-4:30pm.

The Gay-Straight Alliance club will be having its first meeting Tuesday Sept. 28th from 3:45-4:45pm in Ms. Guzman’s room, building 2 room 312.

Interested in becoming a leader in your community while earning volunteer hours? The Rotary Interact Club is for you! Join us for an informational meeting on Friday Oct 8th in the Media Center during both lunches.  Follow us on Remind with the code @bucsrotary

Attention all students:  The following colleges will on campus next week.

  • Daytona State College will be in the courtyard on Monday during both lunches.
  • The University of North Florida will be providing a presentation the morning of Tuesday, September 28th and the University of Alabama will be providing a presentation the afternoon of Tuesday, September 28th.  Students can sign up for these presentations through QR codes in the Student Services Office. They may also sign up using the links in last week’s Student Services Newsletter sent to their school email accounts. Students who sign up will be sent passes to these presentations.

There will be a YPP volunteer training in the MPR during both lunches on Tuesday, September 28th. This training is required to log volunteer hours.

Do you have a great idea that could bring about positive social change in your community?   Do you want to be involved in something bigger? The Social Innovation Fund could help! Apply today for a chance to win funding to help implement your idea with the help of young professionals in your community! Visit bit.ly/unitedwaySIF for the application. Contact GenerationIMPACT at generationimpactuwvfc@gmail.com if you have any questions! 

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Underclassman pictures are September 30th through your English class, more information coming soon.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

And now, the Bucs of the Week!  Citizen:  Ariannah Strassel; Scholars:  Narayan Thomas, Franchesca Bernabe and Payton Garner; Leaders:  Cassie Kilroe and Christian Singleton-Hudson.  Congratulations to all!

Thursday, September 23

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is Bolivia.  Population is 11 million and the capitals are La Paz and Sucre.  Did you know that Bolivia has 37 official languages?  And people dress like zebras and wander the streets to safely direct traffic and pedestrian flow.  It is best known for a bicycle trail known as the death road – the remains of what might have been the Incan empire.

Both Boy’s and Girl’s bowling teams won a tight match last night against Deland. Walther Lents stepped up big and struck out in the final frame to clinch the victory by 6 pins. For the girls, Makenzie Bull got 2 marks in the final frame to secure the victory by only a single pin! Our next match is against Seabreeze this Monday at Ormond Lanes right after school at 3:45. Come out and support the Boy’s and Girl’s bowling team!

The Media Center is closed today all day.

Next week is Beat Seabreeze week!  Spirit days are Monday:  Mathlete vs Athlete, Tuesday:  Western Day, Wednesday:  Career Day, Thursday:  Krusty Krab day and Friday:  Blue and Gold Day.

ASL club will be held Monday, September 27th in Mr. Holland’s room 2-321 from 3:30-4:30pm.

The Gay-Straight Alliance club will be having its first meeting Tuesday Sept. 28th from 3:45-4:45pm in Ms. Guzman’s room, building 2 room 312.

Attention seniors:  Cap and gown meeting today in the Performing Arts Center.  Schedule:  2nd period: Last name A-G, 3rd period:  Last name H-P, 4th period: Last name Q-Z.  All students will report to their class first and be dismissed by announcement.

Attention all students:  The following colleges will on campus next week.

  • Daytona State College will be in the courtyard on Monday during both lunches.
  • The University of North Florida will be providing a presentation the morning of Tuesday, September 28th and the University of Alabama will be providing a presentation the afternoon of Tuesday, September 28th.  Students can sign up for these presentations through QR codes in the Student Services Office. They may also sign up using the links in last week’s Student Services Newsletter sent to their school email accounts. Students who sign up will be sent passes to these presentations.

There will be a YPP volunteer training in the MPR during both lunches on Tuesday, September 28th. This training is required to log volunteer hours.

Do you have a great idea that could bring about positive social change in your community?   Do you want to be involved in something bigger? The Social Innovation Fund could help! Apply today for a chance to win funding to help implement your idea with the help of young professionals in your community! Visit bit.ly/unitedwaySIF for the application. Contact GenerationIMPACT at generationimpactuwvfc@gmail.com if you have any questions! 

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Underclassman pictures are September 30th through your English class, more information coming soon.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

Wednesday, September 22

National Hispanic Heritage month is celebrated from September 15 through October 15! National Hispanic Heritage month recognizes the contributions made by Hispanics and Latinos to our nation by celebrating their heritage and culture. In honor of Hispanic Heritage month, we are going to feature a different country each day.

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is Belize.  The capital is Belmopan and the population is 366,954.  Did you know that Belize is home to over 900 Mayan sites and there are no McDonald’s, Burger Kings or Starbucks there.  It is best known for beautiful jungles and pristine beaches.

The Media Center is open today for computer repairs and lunch. We will not have new computers until the end of next week.

An admissions representative from the University of Florida will be providing a presentation during both lunches today in the MPR.  Bring your lunch and listen for some great information on that school and the college application process in general.

Any potential National Honor Society students, check your school email for a message from Mr. Lawrence about our meeting today after school in the MPR.

Students interested in joining Science Olympiad, there will be an informational meeting today after school in Mrs. Mandell’s room, 1-116. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mandell, Ms. Long, or Mr. Hilburn.

Do you like to play games? Then join us as the first Guild of Gamers meeting today, from 3-5pm in rm 1-335! The cost is only $1 per session. We play all kinds of games and so can you!

The Gay-Straight Alliance club will be having its first meeting Tuesday Sept. 28th from 3:45-4:45pm in Ms. Guzman’s room, building 2 room 312.

Attention seniors:  Cap and gown meeting this Thursday, September 23, in the Performing Arts Center.  Schedule:  2nd period: Last name A-G, 3rd period:  Last name H-P, 4th period: Last name Q-Z.  All students will report to their class first and be dismissed by announcement.

Do you have a great idea that could bring about positive social change in your community?   Do you want to be involved in something bigger? The Social Innovation Fund could help! Apply today for a chance to win funding to help implement your idea with the help of young professionals in your community! Visit bit.ly/unitedwaySIF for the application. Contact GenerationIMPACT at generationimpactuwvfc@gmail.com if you have any questions! 

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Underclassman pictures are September 30th through your English class, more information coming soon.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

Tuesday, September 21

The boys cross country team did a fantastic job this weekend at the Spruce Creek race Saturday morning. Once again, Joey Short led the team with a season best of 19:56. Cole Bowman came in at 20:16, with Logan Camara right behind him at 20:53 and Kaden Golder at 20:55! Each ran a season best. To round off the Varsity team, Caleb Shealy ran a 24:39 followed by Jonathan Francis at 24:59. The JV team did amazing with Blake Irwin leading the way at 25:05 for a season best! Jonas Pierce ran 25:08 and Drew Whiting ran a 30:22. Great job this weekend boys!

Congratulations to our Varsity Mainland Volleyball girls. They played well all weekend in Jacksonville defeating PK Young, Bishop Snyder and Father Lopez high schools. Top performers were Taylor Greco, Alexa Wilson, Ava Colubiale, Sophia Martindale and Sadie Rich. Our girls also played Monday the first round of the five star conference tournament and defeated Pierson Taylor High in five sets advancing to tonight’s game! Top performers were Bella Truxall, Camryn Campbell and Sadie Rich. Come out and support your girls as they play at 5:00pm in Deland. Buc Pride Never Dies.

Due to testing, the Media Center is closed today. 1st – 5th period, Ms. Stumpf’s students will report to Ms. Walker’s room, 1-321K. Students may report to the Media Center 6th and 7th periods.

We are out of Computers until the end of September, we are awaiting our final shipment. Please, do not come to the Media Center for computers or computer repairs today, we are closed.

Do you want to check out a new book, find Mrs. Stumpf in the court yard during both lunches with our mobile library.

Guild of Gamers officers meeting today- at lunch in Mr. Reeds room 1-335.

Art club will be meeting today in room 2-128 right after school.

Our next BUC Family Night is happening tonight.  We will meet in the MPR, doors will open at 5:45pm and the meeting will start at 6:00pm.  This meeting will cover the resources available at MHS and technology, including Parent Portal.  All students and families in 9th & 10th grade, as well as all new Buccaneers, are encouraged to attend.

An admissions representative from the University of Florida will be providing a presentation during both lunches on Wednesday, September 22nd in the MPR.  Bring your lunch and listen for some great information on that school and the college application process in general.

Any potential National Honor Society students, check your school email for a message from Mr. Lawrence about our meeting Wednesday after school in the MPR.

Students interested in joining Science Olympiad, there will be an informational meeting this Wednesday, September 22nd after school in Mrs. Mandell’s room, 1-116. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mandell, Ms. Long, or Mr. Hilburn.

Do you like to play games? Then join us as the first Guild of Gamers meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, from 3-5 in rm 1-335! The cost is only $1 per session. We play all kinds of games and so can you!

Attention all Seniors who still need an FSA ELA or Algebra 1 EOC passing score for graduation,  the ACT NCR is happening soon! Don’t forget to turn in your signed letter to be able to participate.  Need another copy? Stop by the Resource Room in Student Services today.  ALL LETTERS ARE DUE by this Wednesday, September 22nd.

Do you want to be part of an after school rock band?  They need a keyboardist, vocalist, and drummer.  Practices are on Mondays and Tuesdays 4:00-6:00pm in the band room.  It doesn’t matter what skill set…you could be a beginner or advanced player.  Everyone is welcomed!

Attention seniors:  Cap and gown meeting this Thursday, September 23, in the Performing Arts Center.  Schedule:  2nd period: Last name A-G, 3rd period:  Last name H-P, 4th period: Last name Q-Z.  All students will report to their class first and be dismissed by announcement.

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Underclassman pictures are September 30th through your English class, more information coming soon.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

Friday, September 17

Unfortunately, we are out of computers until the end of September. Please do not send students to the Media Center today. We are closed to visitors.

Our next BUC Family Night is happening this coming Tuesday, September 21st.  We will meet in the MPR, doors will open at 5:45pm and the meeting will start at 6:00pm.  This meeting will cover the resources available at MHS and technology, including Parent Portal.  All students and families in 9th & 10th grade, as well as all new Buccaneers, are encouraged to attend.

Attention all Seniors who still need an FSA ELA or Algebra 1 EOC passing score for graduation,  the ACT NCR is happening soon! Don’t forget to turn in your signed letter to be able to participate.  Need another copy? Stop by the Resource Room in Student Services today.  ALL LETTERS ARE DUE by next Wednesday, September 22nd.

Tonight’s home game against Lake Minneola is a BLACKOUT in the spirit section! Wear black to support the Bucs as they battle for a homecoming victory!

Do you want to be part of an after school rock band?  They need a keyboardist, vocalist, and drummer.  Practices are on Mondays and Tuesdays 4:00-6:00pm in the band room.  It doesn’t matter what skill set…you could be a beginner or advanced player.  Everyone is welcomed!

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Underclassman pictures are September 30th through your English class, more information coming soon.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

Attention seniors:  Cap and gown meeting next Thursday, September 23, in the Performing Arts Center.  Schedule:  2nd period: Last name A-G, 3rd period:  Last name H-P, 4th period: Last name Q-Z.

Homecoming tickets will be sold during carnival in the courtyard.  They are $30.   You must buy your ticket by the end of carnival tomorrow.  No tickets will be sold at the door.  Each student must purchase their own ticket and show a student id. The dance is for Mainland students only.  No outside guests will be permitted.  NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.  MASKS ARE REQUIRED.

Thursday, September 16

Congratulations to the Mainland Volleyball Varsity and JV teams for defeating the Deltona Wolves last night. Great performance by both teams, and the top performers were Porcha Wulf, Jordyn Williams, Andrea Perez and Adriana Mallamuci from JV, and from the varsity, Bella Truxall, Camryn Campbell, Alexa Wilson, and Mia Mayberry.   Tomorrow, our girls head to Jacksonville for a tournament. Wish them luck as they play some of Florida’s best teams this weekend. Buc Pride Never Dies!

The Media Center is closed today due to testing. DSC Students and Ms. Stumpf’s student aides will go to Walkers room 1st and 4th, you will go to the dance room all other periods.  The Media Center is out of computers, please wait for announcements on our new shipment.

Anyone interested in playing softball this year, fall workouts are here! Meet in Coach M’s room 2-313 at 3:50 dressed and ready to workout today. You must have an updated physical on file to participate, but all are welcome! Hope to see you there! 

As a reminder, chess club is meeting 1st lunch in Mr. Hilburn’s room 1-213 and 2nd lunch in Mr. Lawrence’s room 2-308.  See everybody then!

Do you want to be part of an after school rock band?  They need a keyboardist, vocalist, and drummer.  Practices are on Mondays and Tuesdays 4:00-6:00pm in the band room.  It doesn’t matter what skill set…you could be a beginner or advanced player.  Everyone is welcomed!

Tickets for the Mainland’s Got talent show will be available all this week for $3. Come cheer on some of your favorite singers, dancers, and more! Ticket can be purchased from Ms. R  in the dance room.

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Underclassman pictures are September 30th through your English class, more information coming soon.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

Attention seniors:  Cap and gown meeting next Thursday, September 23, in the Performing Arts Center.  Schedule:  2nd period: Last name A-G, 3rd period:  Last name H-P, 4th period: Last name Q-Z.

Homecoming tickets are $30 and may be purchased during lunch in the concession window outside the Hall of History, after school in 1-260a and during carnival.  No tickets will be sold at the door.  You must buy your ticket by the end of carnival tomorrow.  Each student must purchase their own ticket and show a student id. The dance is for Mainland students only.  No outside guests will be permitted.  NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.  MASKS ARE REQUIRED.

Want to play some games during carnival?  The Guild of Gamers, Mainland’s own gaming club, will be holding 2 1 hour gaming sessions during Friday’s carnival.  Each 1 hour session costs $3. Tickets are available from Mr. Reed, before school, after school, in between class and during lunch, in room 1-335.

There will be a 3 on 3 tournament in the gym during Carnival.  $20 for a team of 4. If you think you got what it takes please see coach Giddens to sign up. Only taking 8-10 teams. 

Student Government is hosting a dunk tank booth for the carnival. Participants in the tank include Mr. Benton, Ms. Smith, Mr. Gold, Mr. Lawrence, Coach Giddens, Mr. Kelleher, and our very own principal, Dr. Castelli! Take a turn and dump your favorite teacher or administrator!

Boys Basketball will be selling Bethune Grill Wings for Homecoming Carnival next week. If you would like to preorder your wings please see Coach Giddens or Coach Westbrook during lunch in Building 2-108. You can get 5 Wings for $5.  

The Cheerleaders will be selling pre sale tickets for their 360 photo booth during the homecoming carnival. Tickets will be on sale today through Thursday for $5 before school and during lunch in the cafeteria. 

Girls basketball will be selling Walking Tacos for $5, Candy Lemonade for $5 and BUC PRIDE BRACELETS made by Alexandra Perez for $3 at the carnival this Friday.

Today is rep your class:         

                     9th grade      nerds

                     10th grade    Opposing team colors (green and gold)

                     11th grade    Hawaiian

                     12th grade    Camo

                     Fac/staff     Throwback – dress like your high school self    

Tomorrow: Blue and Gold day

Those that are dressed up, listen for the announcement in the courtyard during lunch to walk the blue carpet for a chance to win a ticket to Friday night’s game!

Wednesday, September 15

The Media Center is open all day for computer checkouts and repairs, you must have a pass from your teacher. If we run out of computers, the Media Center will close down and teachers will get an email.

Last night our girls fell short to Seabreeze in five sets. Tonight the girls head to Deltona. Come out and support your Mainland volleyball program. Buc pride never dies!

The Mainland Boys Golf team won their first match of the year against Deltona at Daytona Beach Golf yesterday. Mainland won by just 3 strokes! The lowest score of day was shot by Joey Smith with a 47. Right behind him was Mathew Brown who shot a 50. Next in line was Andrew Godlewski who shot a 56. Then cleaning up was Elijah Grounds who shot a 66. Each player shooting their high school low! Way to go Bucs!! 

There is a Guild of Gamers leadership meeting today at lunch in Mr. Reed’s room.  Please plan to attend.

Seniors – Join Mrs. Groot & Mrs. Scheuerman today at lunch for Sr. BUC Talks.  Our meeting has been moved to room 2-108, the last room before the stairs.  Do you need help with your college essay, academic resume, or applications? Don’t miss out on this opportunity!  Bring your lunch, grab a friend and head to Room 2-108.

Anyone interested in playing softball this year, fall workouts are here! Meet in Coach M’s room 2-313 at 3:50 dressed and ready to workout tomorrow, Thursday. You must have an updated physical on file to participate, but all are welcome! Hope to see you there! 

Tickets for the Mainland’s Got talent show will be available all this week for $3. Come cheer on some of your favorite singers, dancers, and more! Ticket can be purchased from Ms. R  in the dance room.

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Underclassman pictures are September 30th through your English class, more information coming soon.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

Homecoming tickets are now on sale! Tickets are $30 and may be purchased before or after school in activities office 1-260A or during lunch in the concession window outside the Hall of History.  Each student must purchase their own ticket and show a student id. The dance is for Mainland students only.  No outside guests will be permitted.  NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.  MASKS ARE REQUIRED.

Attention seniors:  Voting for King and Queen will take place today in your English class.

There will be a 3 on 3 tournament in the gym during Carnival.  $20 for a team of 4. If you think you got what it takes please see coach Giddens to sign up. Only taking 8-10 teams. 

Student Government is hosting a dunk tank booth for the carnival. Participants in the tank include Mr. Benton, Ms. Smith, Mr. Gold, Mr. Lawrence, Coach Giddens, Mr. Kelleher, and our very own principal, Dr. Castelli! Take a turn and dump your favorite teacher or administrator!

Boys Basketball will be selling Bethune Grill Wings for Homecoming Carnival next week. If you would like to preorder your wings please see Coach Giddens or Coach Westbrook during lunch in Building 2-108. You can get 5 Wings for $5.  

The Cheerleaders will be selling pre sale tickets for their 360 photo booth during the homecoming carnival. Tickets will be on sale today through Thursday for $5 before school and during lunch in the cafeteria. 

Girls basketball will be selling Walking Tacos for $5, Candy Lemonade for $5 and BUC PRIDE BRACELETS made by Alexandra Perez for $3 at the carnival this Friday.

Today is      Early 2000’s

Tomorrow: 9th grade      nerds

                     10th grade    Opposing team colors (green and gold)

                     11th grade    Hawaiian

                     12th grade    Camo

                     Fac/staff     Throwback – dress like your high school self    

Friday:        Blue and Gold day

Those that are dressed up, listen for the announcement in the courtyard during lunch to walk the blue carpet for a chance to win a ticket to Friday night’s game!

Tuesday, September 14

Due to testing, the Media Center is closed today. Ms. Stumpf’s 1st and 4th period will report to Ms. Walker’s room, 1-321K , all other periods will report to the dance room,3-146.

After testing, later this afternoon, the Media Center will be open for laptop checkout. Teachers, please look for the email to let you know when we are open.

There is a Guild of Gamers leadership meeting today and tomorrow at lunch in Mr. Reed’s room.  Please plan to attend.

There will be an extremely brief spirit club meeting after school in room 2-309. Please attend if possible and be prepared to listen!

The drama club will have its first meeting today in Ms. Van Tol’s room, 1-272 after school.  All students with an interest in being backstage or being onstage are invited to join us.  No prior acting experience is necessary, just a willingness to have fun.

Anyone interested in playing softball this year, fall workouts are here! Meet in Coach M’s room 2-313 at 3:50 dressed and ready to workout this Thursday. You must have an updated physical on file to participate, but all are welcome! Hope to see you there! 

Tickets for the Mainland’s Got talent show will be available all this week for $3. Come cheer on some of your favorite singers, dancers, and more! Ticket can be purchased from Ms. R  in the dance room.

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Underclassman pictures are September 30th through your English class, more information coming soon.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

The ASVAB Career Exploration assessment is taking place on Thursday, November 18th and is open to all students in 10th-12th grade. You may sign up today using the link on the Mainland website located under the Student and Parent Resource Section or stop by the Student Services lobby to sign up and get more information.

Homecoming tickets are now on sale! Tickets are $30 and may be purchased before or after school in activities office 1-260A or during lunch in the concession window outside the Hall of History.  Each student must purchase their own ticket and show a student id. The dance is for Mainland students only.  No outside guests will be permitted.  NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.  MASKS ARE REQUIRED.

Attention seniors:  Voting for King and Queen will take place tomorrow, Wed September 15 in your English class.

Student Government is hosting a dunk tank booth for the carnival. Participants in the tank include Mr. Benton, Ms. Smith, Mr. Gold, Mr. Lawrence, Coach Giddens, Mr. Kelleher, and our very own principal, Dr. Castelli! Take a turn and dump your favorite teacher or administrator!

Boys Basketball will be selling Bethune Grill Wings for Homecoming Carnival next week. If you would like to preorder your wings please see Coach Giddens or Coach Westbrook during lunch in Building 2-108. You can get 5 Wings for $5.  

The Cheerleaders will be selling pre sale tickets for their 360 photo booth during the homecoming carnival. Tickets will be on sale today through Thursday for $5 before school and during lunch in the cafeteria. 

Girls basketball will be selling Walking Tacos for $5, Candy Lemonade for $5 and BUC PRIDE BRACELETS made by Alexandra Perez for $3 at the carnival this Friday.

Please check flyers around school and in the classrooms to see all the booths at the carnival on Friday.

Today is      Twin/Squad

Tomorrow: Early 2000’s

Thursday:   9th grade      nerds

                     10th grade    Opposing team colors (green and gold)

                     11th grade    Hawaiian

                    12th grade    Camo

                     Fac/staff     Throwback – dress like your high school self    

Friday:        Blue and Gold day

Those that are dressed up, listen for the announcement in the courtyard during lunch to walk the blue carpet for a chance to win a ticket to Friday night’s game!

Monday, September 13

Attention all junior and seniors that have not met their graduation FSA ELA testing requirement, this is a reminder that testing starts today.  If you did not receive a testing notification, please email Ms. Fraine.  

Due to testing, the Media Center is closed today. Ms. Stumpf’s 1st and 4th period will report to Ms. Walker’s room, 1-321K , all other periods will report to the dance room,3-146.

After testing, later this afternoon, the Media Center will be open for laptop checkout. Teacher, please look for the email to let you know when we are open

In girls cross country action Saturday on a hilly course at University High School, Samantha Lecas finished with a time of 25:08. She was followed closely by Hannah Gilbert 25:13, Veronica O’Brien 25:25, Hailey Sharp 28:26, and Skyler Spiker at 34:50. Way to go ladies!! Cross country, the toughest sport you’ll ever love.

This weekend the boys Cross Country team ran a hilly race at University High School. Joey Short came in first for our boys with a 20:30 time. Kaden Golder was next at 21:16 followed by Logan Camara set a new Personal Best at 21:29. Caleb Shealy also PR’d at 22:18 and Jonas Pierce rounded the varsity team off. The JV runners all ran their best! Jonathan Francis was running off Friday night’s adrenaline rush as he led the spirit team at the football game and ran a new best time at 23:27. Blake Irwin dropped over 3 minutes off his last time and ran his best at 25:22! Awesome job boys!”

Our first ASL (American Sign Language) club meeting will be held today September 13th in Mr.Holland’s room 2-321 from 3:30 to 4:30pm.  Everyone is welcome!

The Mainland Artists’ Collective will meet today in Mr. McKenzie’s room, building 2, room 322 directly after school.

The Mainland French Club will meet tomorrow morning, before school, in Mr. McKenzie’s room, building 2, room 322 at 8:10AM. We will be discussing the Festival.

Anyone interested in playing softball this year, fall workouts are here! Meet in Coach M’s room 2-313 at 3:50 dressed and ready to workout this Thursday. You must have an updated physical on file to participate, but all are welcome! Hope to see you there! 

Tickets for the Mainland’s Got talent show will be available Monday-Friday for $3. Come cheer on some of your favorite singers, dancers, and more! Ticket can be purchased from Ms. R  in the dance room

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Underclassman pictures are September 30th through your English class, more information coming soon.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

The ASVAB Career Exploration assessment is taking place on Thursday, November 18th and is open to all students in 10th-12th grade. You may sign up today using the link on the Mainland website located under the Student and Parent Resource Section or stop by the Student Services lobby to sign up and get more information.

Homecoming tickets are now on sale! Tickets are $30 and may be purchased before or after school in activities office 1-260A or during lunch in the concession window outside the Hall of History.  Each student must purchase their own ticket and show a student id. The dance is for Mainland students only.  No outside guests will be permitted.  NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.  MASKS ARE REQUIRED.

Attention seniors:  Voting for King and Queen will take place on Wed September 15 in your English class.

Boys Basketball will be selling Bethune Grill Wings for Homecoming Carnival next week. If you would like to preorder your wings please see Coach Giddens or Coach Westbrook during lunch in Building 2-108. You can get 5 Wings for $5.  

The Cheerleaders will be selling pre sale tickets for their 360 photo booth during the homecoming carnival. Tickets will be on sale today through Thursday for $5 before school and during lunch in the cafeteria. 

Today

is                  Character/Celebrity day

Tomorrow: Twin/Squad day

Wednesday: Early 2000’s

Thursday:   9th grade      nerds

                     10th grade    Opposing team colors (green and gold)

                     11th grade    Hawaiian

                     12th grade    Camo

                     Fac/staff     Throwback – dress like your high school self    

Friday:        Blue and Gold day

Those that are dressed up, listen for the announcement in the courtyard during lunch to walk the blue carpet!

Friday, September 10

The Media Center is CLOSED today, Friday, for visitors during class times and both lunches. No book checkouts or computer repairs today. Computers are not available for checkout until the end of September.

Tough loss to Matanzas for our Mainland Volleyball program but a solid performance from Senior Bella Truxall. Top performers for our JV team were Janiyah Giddens, Adrianna Mallamuci, and Andrea Perez. Next week our girls head to Seabreeze and Deltona. Come out and support your Bucs on the road! Buc Pride Never Dies.

Attention 12th Graders:  This is a reminder for seniors that will be taking the ACT NCR for the concordant score for the opportunity to meet the testing graduation requirement on Oct 5-7, please bring your signed ACT NCR form to Mrs. Pezza in the main office by September 22, 2021.

Attention all Juniors that are interested in taking the PSAT/NMSQT on October 13th for the purpose of pre-qualifying for the National Merit Scholarship and other recognitions: If you would like to take the PSAT/NMSQT you must pay the $18 registration by cash or check to Mrs. Rogers in the Activities Office or online using the school webstore by end of day today. Details and link are posted on the Mainland website main page.

There will be a Girls with STYLES meeting today during 1st lunch in room 1-111. Please use your completed application as your pass to renter BLDG 1 during 1st lunch. If you are unable to meet during lunch please join us today after school in room 1-111 at 3:45 pm. See Ms. Long with questions.

Attention seniors:  Senior Park and Paint deadline to submit the paperwork, $40 payment and parking spot design is TODAY.  You may pay during lunch at the concession window outside the hall of history. 

Our first ASL (American Sign Language) club meeting will be held Monday September 13th in Mr.Holland’s room 2-321 from 3:30 to 4:30pm.  Everyone is welcome!

Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until November 30th. Order forms are available in the front office. Please return money and form to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or to the front office.

Underclassman pictures are September 30th through your English class, more information coming soon.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

The ASVAB Career Exploration assessment is taking place on Thursday, November 18th and is open to all students in 10th-12th grade. You may sign up today using the link on the Mainland website located under the Student and Parent Resource Section or stop by the Student Services lobby to sign up and get more information.

Homecoming week is coming next week!  This year’s theme is “Buccaneer Royale.”  The Homecoming dance is Saturday, September 18 in the gymnasium from 6:00-10:00pm.  Tickets on Monday, September 13 through Friday, September 17 for $30.00. Each student must purchase their own ticket and must show their student id. You may purchase before and after school in the activities office and during lunch in the concession window outside the Hall of History.  The dance is for Mainland students only.  No outside guests will be permitted.  NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.

Boys Basketball will be selling Bethune Grill Wing for Homecoming Carnival next week. If you would like to preorder your wings please see Coach Giddens or Coach Westbrook during lunch in Building 2-108. You can get 5 Wings for $5.  

The Cheerleaders will be selling pre sale tickets for their 360 photo booth during the homecoming carnival. Tickets will be on s  on sale next Monday-Thursday for $5 before school and during lunch in the cafeteria. 

Spirit days that week are:

Monday:     Character/Celebrity day

Tuesday:     Twin/Squad day

Wednesday: Early 2000’s

Thursday:   9th grade      nerds

                     10th grade    Opposing team colors (green and gold)

                     11th grade    Hawaiian

                     12th grade    Camo

                     Fac/staff     Throwback – dress like your high school self    

Friday:        Blue and Gold day

The Homecoming Carnival is Friday, September 17.  We will be on a special activity bell schedule.   Schedule will be sent out to all teachers today.

Thursday, September 9

The Boy’s bowling team beat Atlantic last night to improve to 6-0 on the season. The Girl’s bowling team lost a tight match to Atlantic and fell to 3-2 but was led by Abby Couillard who had her new high game of 178 and Catie Todd with a 161. Our next match is at Ormond Lanes next Wednesday at 3:45.

Attention 12th Graders:  This is a reminder for seniors that will be taking the ACT NCR for the concordant score for the opportunity to meet the testing graduation requirement on Oct 5-7, please bring your signed ACT NCR form to Mrs. Pezza in the main office.

Attention all Juniors that are interested in taking the PSAT/NMSQT on October 13th for the purpose of pre-qualifying for the National Merit Scholarship and other recognitions: If you would like to take the PSAT/NMSQT you must pay the $18 registration by cash or check to Mrs. Rogers in the Activities Office or online using the school webstore by tomorrow, Friday, September 10. Details and link are posted on the Mainland website main page.

Are you interested in Chess?  Whether a novice or an expert, we have a board ready for you!  Join us today during lunch and enjoy a game with a friend or challenge a teacher; 1st lunch will meet in Mr. Hilburn’s room (1-213), while 2nd lunch will meet in Mr. Lawrence’s room (2-308).  All are welcome to be the Kings and Queens of Mainland!  Hope to see you today during lunch!

Do you like playing games? Mainland’s Guild of Gamer’s, needs your help.  Anyone interested in a leadership role representing a club for all types of gamers please report today during either lunch period to Mr. Reed’s Room, 1-335, for more information.

There will be a Girls with STYLES meeting Friday 9/10 during 1st lunch in room 1-111. Please use your completed application as your pass to renter BLDG 1 during 1st lunch. If you are unable to meet during lunch please join us Friday after school in room 1-111 at 3:45 pm. See Ms. Long with questions.

Attention seniors:  Deadline to submit the paperwork, $40 payment and parking spot design is tomorrow, Friday, September 10.  If you want to paint your parking spot, pick up a packet from the activities office before or after school and the concession window outside the hall of history during lunch.  Cost is $40.00.  Paperwork and design must be submitted by this Friday, September 10 for approval.

Our first ASL (American Sign Language) club meeting will be held Monday September 13th in Mr.Holland’s room 2-321 from 3:30 to 4:30pm.  Everyone is welcome!

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

Homecoming week is coming next week!  This year’s theme is “Buccaneer Royale.”  The Homecoming dance is Saturday, September 18 in the gymnasium from 6:00-10:00pm.  Tickets on sale starting Monday, September 13 through Friday, September 17 for $30.00.  You may purchase before and after school in the activities office and during lunch in the concession window outside the Hall of History.  The dance is for Mainland students only.  No outside guests will be permitted.  No ticket sales at the door.

Boys Basketball will be selling Bethune Grill Wing for Homecoming next week. If you would like to preorder your wings please see Coach Giddens or Coach Westbrook during lunch in Building 2-108. You can get 5 Wings for $5.  

Spirit days that week are:

Monday:     Character/Celebrity day

Tuesday:     Twin/Squad day

Wednesday: Early 2000’s

Thursday:   9th grade      nerds

                     10th grade    Opposing team colors (green and gold)

                     11th grade    Hawaiian

                     12th grade    Camo

                     Fac/staff     Throwback – dress like your high school self    

Friday:        Blue and Gold day

The Homecoming Carnival is Friday, September 17.  We will be on a special activity bell schedule.   More details to follow!

Football game Friday, September 17 vs Lake Minneola at 7:00pm at Daytona Stadium.  Homecoming court presentation and crowning of the King and Queen will take place before the game at 6:30pm.

Wednesday, September 8

Attention 12th Graders:  This is a reminder for seniors that will be taking the ACT NCR for the concordant score for the opportunity to meet the testing graduation requirement on Oct 5-7, please bring your signed ACT NCR form to Mrs. Pezza in the main office.

Attention all Juniors that are interested in taking the PSAT/NMSQT on October 13th for the purpose of pre-qualifying for the National Merit Scholarship and other recognitions: If you would like to take the PSAT/NMSQT you must pay the $18 registration by cash or check to Mrs. Rogers in the Activities Office or online using the school webstore by this Friday, September 10. Details and link are posted on the Mainland website main page.

The academic team is having an informational meeting in Dr. Convoy’s room, 2-221 today during second lunch.  Any students interested in looking into the academic team should attend the meeting and/or see Dr. Convoy, Mr. Gold, Megan Mazzoni, or William Kamer.

Are you interested in Chess?  Whether a novice or an expert, we have a board ready for you!  Join us during Thursday lunches and enjoy a game with a friend or challenge a teacher; 1st lunch will meet in Mr. Hilburn’s room (1-213), while 2nd lunch will meet in Mr. Lawrence’s room (2-308).  All are welcome to be the Kings and Queens of Mainland!  Hope to see you on Thursday!

Do you like playing games? Mainland’s Guild of Gamer’s, needs your help.  Anyone interested in a leadership role representing a club for all types of gamers please report tomorrow 9/9, during either lunch period to Mr. Reed’s Room, 1-335, for more information.

Seniors – BUC Lunch Talks begin today in the MPR during lunch.  Topics will include college applications, financial aid & scholarships, and more. There will be time for questions & discussion.  Bring your lunch, grab a friend and head to the MPR!

Attention seniors:  Did you miss the first Senior Park and Paint day?  The next date is Saturday, September 25.  If you want to paint your parking spot, pick up a packet from the activities office before or after school and the concession window outside the hall of history during lunch.  Cost is $40.00.  Paperwork and design must be submitted by this Friday, September 10 for approval.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

Are you interested in flight training or learning aviation mechanics? Epic Flight Academy is offering a total of (4) scholarships that are just for you! Deadline to apply is October 1st and program details have been posted on the Mainland website Scholarship page of the Student & Parent Resources Section or stop by Student Service, Resource Room to pick up a flyer.

The Golden Door Scholars program is now open and accepting applications until October 4th. “Immigration status shouldn’t determine opportunity. Tenacity and hard work should. With the Golden Door Scholarship, undocumented students invest in their education and define their futures.” Link to scholarship posted on the Mainland website Scholarship page and information flyer available in Student Services, Resource Room.

The ASVAB Career Exploration assessment is taking place on Thursday, November 18th and is open to all students in 10th-12th grade. You may sign up today using the link on the Mainland website located under the Student and Parent Resource Section or stop by the Student Services lobby to sign up and get more information.

Homecoming week is coming next week!  This year’s theme is “Buccaneer Royale.”  The Homecoming dance is Saturday, September 18 in the gymnasium from 6:00-10:00pm.  Tickets will be available for PRE-PURCHASE ONLY from Monday, September 13 through Friday, September 17 for $30.00.   The dance is for Mainland students only.  No outside guests will be permitted. Ticket sales before and after school in activities room 1-260A and during both lunches in the concession window outside the Hall of History.  Must show your student id.

Spirit days are:

Monday:     Character/Celebrity day

Tuesday:     Twin/Squad day

Wednesday: Early 2000’s

Thursday:   9th grade      nerds

                     10th grade    Opposing team colors (green and gold)

                     11th grade    Hawaiian

                     12th grade    Camo

                     Fac/staff     Throwback – dress like your high school self    

Friday:        Blue and Gold day

The Homecoming Carnival is Friday, September 17.  We will be on a special activity bell schedule.   More details to follow!

Football game Friday, September 17 vs Lake Minneola at 7:00pm at Daytona Stadium.  Homecoming court presentation and crowning of the King and Queen will take place before the game at 6:30pm.

Tuesday, September 7

The boys cross country team ran their second race of the season and every runner improved their times. Joey Short led the way with a time of 20:19, followed by Kaden Golder who dropped over a minute with a time of 21:01. Logan Camara improved his time to a 22:28, with Caleb Shealy trailing him by seconds at 22:32. Jonas Pierce ran his first race at 24:11. Blake Irwin dropped his time to 28:54 and Drew Whiting ran a 30:09. Great Job boys. Cross country…the toughest sport you’ll ever love.

In girls cross country action Saturday at the Deland Invitational, Samantha Lecas lead the team with a time of 24:41. She was followed closely by Hannah Gilbert at 24:48, Hailey Sharp 26:13, and Saraya Hinson 27:26. In the JV race Brianna Mitchell ran a 33:01 and Skyler Spiker ran a 35:04. Way to go ladies!! Cross country, the toughest sport you’ll ever love.

Attention 12th Graders:  This is a reminder for seniors that will be taking the ACT NCR for the concordant score for the opportunity to meet the testing graduation requirement on Oct 5-7, please bring your signed ACT NCR form to Mrs. Pezza in the main office.

Attention all Juniors that are interested in taking the PSAT/NMSQT on October 13th for the purpose of pre-qualifying for the National Merit Scholarship and other recognitions: If you would like to take the PSAT?NMSQT you must pay the $18 registration by cash or check to Mrs. Rogers in the Activities Office or online using the school webstore by this Friday, September 10. Details and link are posted on the Mainland website main page.

Interested in playing softball this year? We will have an interest meeting in Coach Moskovits’ room, 2-313 today right after school. See coach Moskovits or Coach Ortiz with any questions. Hope to see you there!

The academic team is having an informational meeting in Dr. Convoy’s room, 2-221 tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept 8th, during second lunch.  Any students interested in looking into the academic team should attend the meeting and/or see Dr. Convoy, Mr. Gold, Megan Mazzoni, or William Kamer.

Are you interested in Chess?  Whether a novice or an expert, we have a board ready for you!  Join us during Thursday lunches and enjoy a game with a friend or challenge a teacher; 1st lunch will meet in Mr. Hilburn’s room (1-213), while 2nd lunch will meet in Mr. Lawrence’s room (2-308).  All are welcome to be the Kings and Queens of Mainland!  Hope to see you on Thursday!

Are you interested in flight training or learning aviation mechanics? Epic Flight Academy is offering a total of (4) scholarships that are just for you! Deadline to apply is October 1st and program details have been posted on the Mainland website Scholarship page of the Student & Parent Resources Section or stop by Student Service, Resource Room to pick up a flyer.

The Golden Door Scholars program is now open and accepting applications until October 4th. “Immigration status shouldn’t determine opportunity. Tenacity and hard work should. With the Golden Door Scholarship, undocumented students invest in their education and define their futures.” Link to scholarship posted on the Mainland website Scholarship page and information flyer available in Student Services, Resource Room.

Tonight is our first BUC Family Night of the school year!  Do you want to know more about selecting the right college or the steps it takes to apply?  Bring your family and plan to attend this important meeting. Doors to the MPR will open at 5:45pm and the meeting start promptly at 6:00pm. Please contact Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Room with questions about this event.

Seniors – BUC Lunch Talks are set to begin tomorrow, Wednesday, September 8th, in the MPR.  Topics will include college applications, financial aid & scholarships, and more. There will be time for questions & discussion.  Bring your lunch, grab a friend and head to the MPR!

Attention seniors:  Did you miss the first Senior Park and Paint day?  The next date is Saturday, September 25.  If you want to paint your parking spot, pick up a packet from the activities office before or after school and the concession window outside the hall of history during lunch.  Cost is $40.00.  Paperwork and design must be submitted by this Friday, September 10 for approval.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

The ASVAB Career Exploration assessment is taking place on Thursday, November 18th and is open to all students in 10th-12th grade. You may sign up today using the link on the Mainland website located under the Student and Parent Resource Section or stop by the Student Services lobby to sign up and get more information.

Bucs, you can purchase Mainland T-shirts, hoodies, hats.  Visit our school store on the front page of our school website, mainlandhighschool.org

Friday, September 3

Attention Homecoming Court members:  important meeting today during your lunch in room 1-260, SGA Room.

Do you have a secret talent? Are you ready to show off your skills?  Audition to be in the Mainland’s Got Talent show during the Homecoming carnival.  You can be a solo act or a whole crew!  Auditions will be September 7th from 3:45 p.m.- 5 p.m. If you are interested please sign up with Ms. R in the dance room 3-146. 

Attention 12th Graders:  This is a reminder for seniors that will be taking the ACT NCR for the concordant score for the opportunity to meet the testing graduation requirement on Oct 5-7, please bring your signed ACT NCR form to Mrs. Pezza in the main office.

Attention all Juniors that are interested in taking the PSAT/NMSQT on October 13th for the purpose of pre-qualifying for the National Merit Scholarship and other recognitions: If you would like to take the PSAT?NMSQT you must pay the $18 registration by cash or check to Mrs. Rogers in the Activities Office or online using the school webstore. Details and link are posted on the Mainland website main page.

Are you interested in Chess?  Whether a novice or an expert, we have a board ready for you!  Join us during Thursday lunches and enjoy a game with a friend or challenge a teacher; 1st lunch will meet in Mr. Hilburn’s room (1-213), while 2nd lunch will meet in Mr. Lawrence’s room (2-308).  All are welcome to be the Kings and Queens of Mainland!  Hope to see you on Thursday!

Interested in playing softball this year? We will have an interest meeting in Coach Moskovits’ room, 2-313 on Tuesday, September 7th right after school. See coach Moskovits or Coach Ortiz with any questions. Hope to see you there!

The academic team is having an informational meeting in Dr. Convoy’s room, 2-221 on Wednesday, Sept 8th, during second lunch.  Any students interested in looking into the academic team should attend the meeting and/or see Dr. Convoy, Megan Mazzoni, or William Kamer.

Are you interested in flight training or learning aviation mechanics? Epic Flight Academy is offering a total of (4) scholarships that are just for you! Deadline to apply is October 1st and program details have been posted on the Mainland website Scholarship page of the Student & Parent Resources Section or stop by Student Service, Resource Room to pick up a flyer.

The Golden Door Scholars program is now open and accepting applications until October 4th. “Immigration status shouldn’t determine opportunity. Tenacity and hard work should. With the Golden Door Scholarship, undocumented students invest in their education and define their futures.” Link to scholarship posted on the Mainland website Scholarship page and information flyer available in Student Services, Resource Room.

Next Tuesday, September 7th, is our first BUC Family Night of the school year!  Do you want to know more about selecting the right college or the steps it takes to apply?  Bring your family and plan to attend this important meeting. Doors to the MPR will open at 5:45pm and the meeting start promptly at 6:00pm. Please contact Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Room with questions about this event.

Seniors – BUC Lunch Talks are set to begin NEXT Wednesday, September 8th, in the MPR.  Topics will include college applications, financial aid & scholarships, and more. There will be time for questions & discussion.  Bring your lunch, grab a friend and head to the MPR!

Attention seniors:  Did you miss the first Senior Park and Paint day?  The next date is Saturday, September 25.  If you want to paint your parking spot, pick up a packet from the activities office before or after school and the concession window outside the hall of history during lunch.  Cost is $40.00.  Paperwork and design must be submitted by Friday, September 10 for approval.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

Attention Juniors  – it’s time to apply for the “Tomorrow’s Leaders Program”

All Juniors who are interested in this unique opportunity need to reach out to their school counselor for more information and an application.

The ASVAB Career Exploration assessment is taking place on Thursday, November 18th and is open to all students in 10th-12th grade. You may sign up today using the link on the Mainland website located under the Student and Parent Resource Section or stop by the Student Services lobby to sign up and get more information.

Bucs, you can purchase Mainland T-shirts, hoodies, hats.  Visit our school store on the front page of our school website, mainlandhighschool.org

Thursday, September 2

The Boy’s bowling team improved to 4-0 on the season against Matanzas with strong games from Coltan Hagan and Walther Lents. The girl’s fought hard in a close match but lost 2 to 1. Emily Sansom and Makenzie Bull led the scoring with the high games on the day. The girl’s record is now 2-2.

Congratulations to our Mainland Varsity Volleyball who defeated the Atlantic Sharks last night. Top performers were Alexa Wilson, Ava Colubiale and Sadie Rich. Our girls take to the road and head to Pine Ridge to play the Panthers. Come out and see your girls in action. Buc pride never dies! 

Attention all students:  Just a reminder that food deliveries are not permitted.

Media Center closed today to students and faculty due to an event.  Please do not disturb. 

Do you have a secret talent? Are you ready to show off your skills?  Audition to be in the Mainland’s Got Talent show during the Homecoming carnival.  You can be a solo act or a whole crew!  Auditions will be September 7th from 3:45 p.m.- 5 p.m. If you are interested please sign up with Ms. R in the dance room 3-146. 

Attention 12th Graders:  This is a reminder for seniors that will be taking the ACT NCR for the concordant score for the opportunity to meet the testing graduation requirement on Oct 5-7, please bring your signed ACT NCR form to Mrs. Pezza in the main office.

Interested in playing softball this year? We will have an interest meeting in Coach Moskovits’ room, 2-313 on Tuesday, September 7th right after school. See coach Moskovits or Coach Ortiz with any questions. Hope to see you there!

The academic team is having an informational meeting in Dr. Convoy’s room, 2-221 on Wednesday, Sept 8th, during second lunch.  Any students interested in looking into the academic team should attend the meeting and/or see Dr. Convoy, Megan Mazzoni, or William Kamer.

The Golden Door Scholars program is now open and accepting applications until October 4th. “Immigration status shouldn’t determine opportunity. Tenacity and hard work should. With the Golden Door Scholarship, undocumented students invest in their education and define their futures.” Link to scholarship posted on the Mainland website Scholarship page and information flyer available in Student Services, Resource Room.

Next Tuesday, September 7th, is our first BUC Family Night of the school year!  Do you want to know more about selecting the right college or the steps it takes to apply?  Bring your family and plan to attend this important meeting. Doors to the MPR will open at 5:45pm and the meeting start promptly at 6:00pm. Please contact Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Room with questions about this event.

Seniors – BUC Lunch Talks are set to begin NEXT Wednesday, September 8th, in the MPR.  Topics will include college applications, financial aid & scholarships, and more. There will be time for questions & discussion.  Bring your lunch, grab a friend and head to the MPR!

Attention seniors:  Did you miss the first Senior Park and Paint day?  The next date is Saturday, September 25.  If you want to paint your parking spot, pick up a packet from the activities office before or after school and the concession window outside the hall of history during lunch.  Cost is $40.00.  Paperwork and design must be submitted by Friday, September 10 for approval.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

Attention Juniors  – it’s time to apply for the “Tomorrow’s Leaders Program”

All Juniors who are interested in this unique opportunity need to reach out to their school counselor for more information and an application.

The ASVAB Career Exploration assessment is taking place on Thursday, November 18th and is open to all students in 10th-12th grade. You may sign up today using the link on the Mainland website located under the Student and Parent Resource Section or stop by the Student Services lobby to sign up and get more information.

Bucs, you can purchase Mainland T-shirts, hoodies, hats.  Visit our school store on the front page of our school website, mainlandhighschool.org

Wednesday, September 1

Congratulations to our Mainland Buccaneers who defeated University last night … top performers were Ava Colubiale, Alexa Wilson, Alaina Turner and Mia Mayberry. Tonight, our girls take on the Atlantic Sharks 🦈 … wear black and Mainland shirts to come out and support your team. Buc pride never dies!

Attention all students:  Media center is closed this week.  This includes using it as a walkthrough to the other end of the building.  Doors will be locked and students will not be able to pass through. 

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

Attention Juniors  – it’s time to apply for the “Tomorrow’s Leaders Program”

All Juniors who are interested in this unique opportunity need to reach out to their school counselor for more information and an application.

Do you have a secret talent? Are you ready to show off your skills?  Audition to be in the MHS Talent show during the Homecoming carnival.  You can be a solo act or a whole crew!  Auditions will be September 7th from 3:45 p.m.- 5 p.m. If you are interested please sign up with Ms. R in the dance room 3-146. 

The academic team is having an informational meeting in Dr. Convoy’s room, 2-221 on Wednesday, Sept 8th, during second lunch.  Any students interested in looking into the academic team should attend the meeting and/or see Dr. Convoy, Megan Mazzoni, or William Kamer.

Attention seniors:  Did you miss the first Senior Park and Paint day?  The next date is Saturday, September 25.  If you want to paint your parking spot, pick up a packet from the activities office before or after school and the concession window outside the hall of history during lunch.  Cost is $40.00.  Paperwork and design must be submitted by Friday, September 10 for approval.

Seniors – the scholarship page of the Mainland website has been updated with new opportunities, be sure to check it today! Don’t miss deadlines or you may miss out on money!

The ASVAB Career Exploration assessment is taking place on Thursday, November 18th and is open to all students in 10th-12th grade. You may sign up today using the link on the Mainland website located under the Student and Parent Resource Section or stop by the Student Services lobby to sign up and get more information.

Students – have you completed your YPP – Volunteer Training? Are you ready to start logging your volunteer hours?  Find more information on the Mainland website under the Student and Parent Resources section or stop by the Resource Room located in Student Services. Remember Seniors – volunteer hours are required as part of the qualification for the State of Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program, don’t miss out!

Teachers and students:  get caught reading a book!  Take a photo with or reading a book of your choice.  Be creative!  The best photo wins a Chick-fil-a gift card.  Post your photos on social media with the hash tag #bucscaughtreading or email them to Mrs. Stumpf including the book title.  Come by the media center before school, after school or during lunch to find a book and see the photos on the wall.

Bucs, you can purchase Mainland T-shirts, hoodies, hats.  Visit our school store on the front page of our school website, mainlandhighschool.org

Mainland volleyball is home tonight. Come out and support your Buccaneers. Wear black shirts to show your Buc Pride never dies. Game times are 5:30/6:30 – see you there!

Tuesday, August 31

Attention all students:  Media center is closed this week.  This includes using it as a walkthrough to the other end of the building.  Doors will be locked and students will not be able to pass through. 

Do you like playing games? Mainland’s Guild of Gamer’s needs your help.  Anyone interested in a leadership role representing a club for all types of gamers please report today during either lunch period to Mr. Reed’s Room, 1-335, for more information.

All Senior Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography. Please make your appointment online at www.dsp-photo.com and choose the South Daytona studio. All appointments must be made by October 9, 2021.

Attention Juniors  – it’s time to apply for the “Tomorrow’s Leaders Program”

All Juniors who are interested in this unique opportunity need to reach out to their school counselor for more information and an application.

Do you have a secret talent? Are you ready to show off your skills?  Audition to be in the MHS Talent show during the Homecoming carnival.  You can be a solo act or a whole crew!  Auditions will be September 7th from 3:45 p.m.- 5 p.m. If you are interested please sign up with Ms. R in the dance room 3-146.   

Attention seniors:  Did you miss the first Senior Park and Paint day?  The next date is Saturday, September 25.  If you want to paint your parking spot, pick up a packet from the activities office before or after school and the concession window outside the hall of history during lunch.  Cost is $40.00.  Paperwork and design must be submitted by Friday, September 10 for approval.

Seniors – the scholarship page of the Mainland website has been updated with new opportunities, be sure to check it today! Don’t miss deadlines or you may miss out on money!

The ASVAB Career Exploration assessment is taking place on Thursday, November 18th and is open to all students in 10th-12th grade. You may sign up today using the link on the Mainland website located under the Student and Parent Resource Section or stop by the Student Services lobby to sign up and get more information.

Students – have you completed your YPP – Volunteer Training? Are you ready to start logging your volunteer hours?  Find more information on the Mainland website under the Student and Parent Resources section or stop by the Resource Room located in Student Services. Remember Seniors – volunteer hours are required as part of the qualification for the State of Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program, don’t miss out!

Teachers and students:  get caught reading a book!  Take a photo with or reading a book of your choice.  Be creative!  The best photo wins a Chick-fil-a gift card.  Post your photos on social media with the hash tag #bucscaughtreading or email them to Mrs. Stumpf including the book title.  Come by the media center before school, after school or during lunch to find a book and see the photos on the wall.

Bucs, you can purchase Mainland T-shirts, hoodies, hats.  Visit our school store on the front page of our school website, mainlandhighschool.org

Mainland volleyball is home Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Come out and support your Buccaneers. Wear blue on Tuesday and black shirts for Wednesday to show your Buc Pride Never Dies. Game times are 5:30/6:30 – see you there!

Monday, August 30

Attention Juniors  – it’s time to apply for the “Tomorrow’s Leaders Program”

All Juniors who are interested in this unique opportunity need to reach out to their school counselor for more information and an application.

Do you have a secret talent? Are you ready to show off your skills?  Audition to be in the MHS Talent show during the Homecoming carnival.  You can be a solo act or a whole crew!  Auditions will be September 7th from 3:45 p.m.- 5 p.m. If you are interested please sign up with Ms. R in the dance room 3-146.   

Yearbooks are on sale for $60 until August 30th. The price will go up to $65 starting August 31st. Order forms are at the front desk and online at www.mainlandhighschool.org.

The ASVAB Career Exploration assessment is taking place on Thursday, November 18th and is open to all students in 10th-12th grade. You may sign up today using the link on the Mainland website located under the Student and Parent Resource Section or stop by the Student Services lobby to sign up and get more information.

Students – have you completed your YPP – Volunteer Training? Are you ready to start logging your volunteer hours?  Find more information on the Mainland website under the Student and Parent Resources section or stop by the Resource Room located in Student Services. Remember Seniors – volunteer hours are required as part of the qualification for the State of Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program, don’t miss out!

Attention all students:  Club Rush is this Wednesday during both lunches.  This is a chance for you to see all the clubs and sports that Mainland offers.

Bucs, you can purchase Mainland T-shirts, hoodies, hats.  Visit our school store on the front page of our school website, mainlandhighschool.org

Artists, writers, photographers: join your fellow creatives today after school in the Media Center. The Mainland Artists’ Collective is forming, and you won’t want to miss the movement. Come by today see what we’re about or email Mr. McKenzie for more details on the MAC.

Friday, August 27

The Media Center will be closed all day today including both lunches.  All dual enrollment students and Media Aides need to report to Ms. Walker’s room, 1-321k. Please enter from the east hallway. 

Attention Juniors and Seniors!  We are excited to announce that interviews are ready to begin for our new peer support classes with Coach Giddens.  If you are interested or have questions, please see Coach Giddens or Dr. Castelli during your lunch.  Students ready to sign up can visit Mrs. Rogers at the concession window next to the Hall of History during lunches as well.  Classes will begin next week!

Attention Juniors  – it’s time to apply for the “Tomorrow’s Leaders Program”

All Juniors who are interested in this unique opportunity need to reach out to their school counselor for more information and an application.

Do you have a secret talent? Are you ready to show off your skills?  Audition to be in the MHS Talent show during the Homecoming carnival.  You can be a solo act or a whole crew!  Auditions will be September 7th from 3:45 p.m.- 5 p.m. If you are interested please sign up with Ms. R in the dance room 3-146.   

Attention seniors:  Did you miss the first Senior Park and Paint day?  The next date is Saturday, September 25.  If you want to paint your parking spot, pick up a packet from the activities office before or after school and the concession window outside the hall of history during lunch.  Cost is $40.00.  Paperwork and design must be submitted by Friday, September 10 for approval.

Yearbooks are on sale for $60 until August 30th. The price will go up to $65 starting August 31st. Order forms are at the front desk and online at www.mainlandhighschool.org.

Seniors – the scholarship page of the Mainland website has been updated with new opportunities, be sure to check it today! Don’t miss deadlines or you may miss out on money!

The ASVAB Career Exploration assessment is taking place on Thursday, November 18th and is open to all students in 10th-12th grade. You may sign up today using the link on the Mainland website located under the Student and Parent Resource Section or stop by the Student Services lobby to sign up and get more information.

Students – have you completed your YPP – Volunteer Training? Are you ready to start logging your volunteer hours?  Find more information on the Mainland website under the Student and Parent Resources section or stop by the Resource Room located in Student Services. Remember Seniors – volunteer hours are required as part of the qualification for the State of Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program, don’t miss out!

Teachers and students:  get caught reading a book!  Take a photo with or reading a book of your choice.  Be creative!  The best photo wins a Chick-fil-a gift card.  Post your photos on social media with the hash tag #bucscaughtreading or email them to Mrs. Stumpf including the book title.  Come by the media center before school, after school or during lunch to find a book and see the photos on the wall.

If you are interested in using the weight room after school, please stop by Mr. Lawrence’s room 2-308 some time this week to find out more information.

Anyone interested in running cross country can see Coach Conquest in room 1-312 or Coach Mountcastle in room 2-314 to get information. Come on out and get in shape!! Cross country, the toughest sport you’ll ever love.

Attention all students:  Homecoming Court nominations will take place today in your English class.  If you want to be nominated for court, make sure to tell your friends and get the word out to your to your classmates!  Students who don’t have an English class may vote in the concession window outside the hall of history during lunch on Friday.

Attention all students:  Club Rush is next Wednesday during both lunches.  This is a chance for you to see all the clubs and sports that Mainland offers.

Bucs, you can purchase Mainland T-shirts, hoodies, hats.  Visit our school store on the front page of our school website, mainlandhighschool.org

Students can pay their $10 id and dues fees at the concession window outside the Hall of History during both lunches or in room 1-260A before or after school.

Thursday, August 26

A big congratulations to our Mainland Varsity Volleyball team for their victory last night against the Deltona Wolves. Top performers were Alexa Wilson, Camryn Campbell, Alaina Turner and Ava Colubiale. Next week your girls take on University on Tuesday and Wednesday versus Atlantic, both games are at Mainland HS. See you there. Buc Pride Never Dies!

Information on Dual Enrollment opportunities will be available during both lunches today. Please see Ms. Groot in the courtyard to discuss Dual Enrollment requirements and steps during your lunch if you are interested.

We’re BAAAAACK! That’s right. You heard correctly! Girls with S.T.Y.L.E.S. is open for membership again. Girls with S.T.Y.L.E.S is a self-image boutique for young ladies attending Mainland High School in grades 9-12. S.T.Y.L.E.S. is an acronym for “Soaring Through Your Limits, Embracing Self-Esteem”. Our focus is personal development, life skills,  etiquette, STEM , and culture. There will be an informational meeting today at 3:45 p.m. in room 1-111. Please see Ms. Long with questions.  Can’t wait to see you there!

Attention Juniors and Seniors!  We are excited to announce that interviews are ready to begin for our new peer support classes with Coach Giddens.  If you are interested or have questions, please see Coach Giddens or Dr. Castelli during your lunch.  Students ready to sign up can visit Mrs. Rogers at the concession window next to the Hall of History during lunches as well.  Classes will begin next week!

Attention Juniors  – it’s time to apply for the “Tomorrow’s Leaders Program”

All Juniors who are interested in this unique opportunity need to reach out to their school counselor for more information and an application.

Do you have a secret talent? Are you ready to show off your skills?  Audition to be in the MHS Talent show during the Homecoming carnival.  You can be a solo act or a whole crew!  Auditions will be September 7th from 3:45 p.m.- 5 p.m. If you are interested please sign up with Ms. R in the dance room 3-146.   

Attention seniors:  Did you miss the first Senior Park and Paint day?  The next date is Saturday, September 25.  If you want to paint your parking spot, pick up a packet from the activities office before or after school and the concession window outside the hall of history during lunch.  Cost is $40.00.  Paperwork and design must be submitted by Friday, September 10 for approval.

Seniors – the scholarship page of the Mainland website has been updated with new opportunities, be sure to check it today! Don’t miss deadlines or you may miss out on money!

The ASVAB Career Exploration assessment is taking place on Thursday, November 18th and is open to all students in 10th-12th grade. You may sign up today using the link on the Mainland website located under the Student and Parent Resource Section or stop by the Student Services lobby to sign up and get more information.

Students – have you completed your YPP – Volunteer Training? Are you ready to start logging your volunteer hours?  Find more information on the Mainland website under the Student and Parent Resources section or stop by the Resource Room located in Student Services. Remember Seniors – volunteer hours are required as part of the qualification for the State of Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program, don’t miss out!

Our first Pep Jam is tomorrow in the courtyard during both lunches.  And it’s a blue out!  So, show your school spirit and Buc Pride.  Every student showing their spirit and wearing BLUE will receive a special incentive during lunches!  Dress in blue and we’ll see you in the courtyard on Friday!

Teachers and students:  get caught reading a book!  Take a photo with or reading a book of your choice.  Be creative!  The best photo wins a Chick-fil-a gift card.  Post your photos on social media with the hash tag #bucscaughtreading or email them to Mrs. Stumpf including the book title.  Come by the media center before school, after school or during lunch to find a book and see the photos on the wall.

If you are interested in using the weight room after school, please stop by Mr. Lawrence’s room 2-308 some time this week to find out more information.

Anyone interested in running cross country can see Coach Conquest in room 1-312 or Coach Mountcastle in room 2-314 to get information. Come on out and get in shape!! Cross country, the toughest sport you’ll ever love.

Attention all students:  Homecoming Court nominations will take place tomorrow in your English class.  If you want to be nominated for court, make sure to tell your friends and get the word out to your to your classmates!  Students who don’t have an English class may vote in activities office 1-260A before school or in the concession window outside the hall of history during lunch on Friday.

Bucs, you can purchase Mainland T-shirts, hoodies, hats.  Visit our school store on the front page of our school website, mainlandhighschool.org

Students can pay their $10 id and dues fees at the concession window outside the Hall of History during both lunches or in room 1-260A before or after school.

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Last night the Mainland Volleyball teams fell short to Father Lopez. However, we had some great plays by our girls. The Top Performers were Anna Osborne, Asia Cash, and Adrianna Mallumaci for JV and Sadie Rich and Teris Ford for the Varsity. Tonight our girls take on Deltona home at 5:30 and 6:30pm. Come out and support your Mainland Volleyball program.

Teachers and students:  get caught reading a book!  Take a photo with or reading a book of your choice.  Be creative!  The best photo wins a Chick-fil-a gift card.  Post your photos on social media with the hash tag #bucscaughtreading or email them to Mrs. Stumpf including the book title.  Come by the media center before school, after school or during lunch to find a book and see the photos on the wall.

Attention Juniors and Seniors!  We are excited to announce that interviews are ready to begin for our new peer support classes with Coach Giddens.  If you are interested or have questions, please see Coach Giddens or Dr. Castelli during your lunch.  Students ready to sign up can visit Mrs. Rogers at the concession window next to the Hall of History during lunches as well.  Classes will begin next week!

Our first Pep Jam is this Friday, August 27 in the courtyard during both lunches.  And it’s a blue out!  So, show your school spirit and Buc Pride.  Every student showing their spirit and wearing BLUE will receive a special incentive during lunches!  Dress in blue and we’ll see you in the courtyard on Friday!

If you are interested in using the weight room after school, please stop by Mr. Lawrence’s room 2-308 some time this week to find out more information.

Anyone interested in running cross country can see Coach Conquest in room 1-312 or Coach Mountcastle in room 2-314 to get information. Come on out and get in shape!! Cross country, the toughest sport you’ll ever love.

Do you have that Buc Pride that never dies? Does blue and gold run through your veins? If so then we need you! Mainland’s Spirit Club is back and better than ever! If you are interested in being a part of the team that brings the noise for the Bucs and organizes the student section at home games then join us at our first interest meeting today after school in room 2-309.

We’re BAAAAACK! That’s right. You heard correctly! Girls with S.T.Y.L.E.S. is open for membership again. Girls with S.T.Y.L.E.S is a self-image boutique for young ladies attending Mainland High School in grades 9-12. S.T.Y.L.E.S. is an acronym for “Soaring Through Your Limits, Embracing Self-Esteem”. Our focus is personal development, life skills,  etiquette, STEM , and culture. There will be an informational meeting this Thursday at 3:45 p.m. in room 1-111. Please see Ms. Long with questions.  Can’t wait to see you there!

Attention all students:  Homecoming Court nominations will take place this Friday in your English class.  If you want to be nominated for court, make sure to tell your friends and get the word your to your classmates!

Bucs, you can purchase Mainland T-shirts, hoodies, hats.  Visit our school store on the front page of our school website, mainlandhighschool.org

Students can pay their $10 id and dues fees at the concession window outside the Hall of History during both lunches or in room 1-260A before or after school.

Information on Dual Enrollment opportunities will be available during both lunches tomorrow. Please see Ms. Groot in the courtyard to discuss Dual Enrollment requirements and steps during your lunch if you are interested.

Attention Juniors  – it’s time to apply for the “Tomorrow’s Leaders Program”

All Juniors who are interested in this unique opportunity need to reach out to their school counselor for more information and an application.

Attention all rising Juniors and Seniors…the College News page of the Mainland website has been updated with more Summer Opportunities at several colleges including an Emerging Pharmacists camp with FAMU, a Theology and Leadership Program with Bethune Cookman and Health Care Summer Institute with UF. Check out these opportunities before they are gone!

Seniors – there are a few scholarship opportunities left, please be sure to check out the Scholarship page on the Mainland website today! The Anthony Roberts JR. Distinguished Senior Award is due by April 29th and is a short online essay submission with the selected senior receiving $500. Do you live in South Daytona? Have you checked out the $1,500 scholarship opportunity from the South Daytona Community Trust that is due by April 30th? Don’t miss out!

Thanks for your attention and have a great day!

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