Daily Announcements

Tuesday, February 18th

· Congrats to the Mainland Softball team for starting its season with a win this weekend down in Titusville. Come on out this Friday to see your Bucs take on FPC in our home opener right after school at 4:00. See you there and Buc Pride Never Dies!

· On Saturday, the Science Olympiad team competed in Regionals at Embry Riddle University. They worked hard and out of 20 teams and 23 events, they placed in the top 6 in a few events. Malana Jackson and Sam Thomas earned 3rd in Protein Modeling. Hunter Chewning and Kaylee Gibson earned 5th in Detector Building. Trish Ann Parkinson and Angela Adelmeyer earned 5th in Geologic Mapping. Aaisha Ouda and Matthew Gorenstein placed 6th in Water Quality. And Sam Thomas and Angela Adelmeyer earned 6th in Boomilever. Other valuable members of the team were Grace Scheuerman, Kirrsten Skrbinsek, Aleishka Torres, Arianna Stegall, Ameer Abdurahman, and Megan Jones. Way to go Bucs!

· Mainland High Schools’ Air Force competitive drill and color guard teams capped off a busy week by winning the most medals and trophies going back at least 15 years. Will Phillips took home 2nd place in solo armed exhibition while Moses Perez placed 3rd in Individual Drill Routine. The JV drill team, under the direction of William Alexander, placed first in inspection and 2nd in drill sequence. The varsity regulation drill team, under command by Coltan Hagan, earned a third place trophy. One color guard team, led by Ashley Gross, earned a 3rd place in inspection and a 2nd place in the army color guard routine. Moses also commanded his color guard team to 1st place in the Air Force routine and was also rewarded with a top commander trophy. Great job teams!

· The girls basketball team takes on Creekside high school tonight in the 2nd round of the state tournament. The Lady Bucs are coming off an impressive 1st round win against the top seed in the region, Tallahassee Lincoln. The girls play tonight at Creekside High School with a 7:00 PM tip off.

· The boys basketball team will enter the state tournament as the 2 seed in the region after a convincing victory in the district championship against Forest High school. The boys will be home on Thursday at 7:00 pm and are matched up once again with Forest high. Tickets are $7.00 for the game and no passes are allowed. We hope to see everyone out to support both teams as they make there way through the state tournament!

· National Honor Society is having a meeting today during lunch or after school about our upcoming events and elections. Come see Mr. Lawrence room 1-215 for more information.

· Seniors, the deadline to pay for Grad Bash has been extended until tomorrow, Wednesday, February 19. Tickets are $120.00 and student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may purchase your ticket during lunch in the concession outside the Hall of History and before and after school in the Activities Office.

· Attention Club and Sport reps and Academy Liaisons: General Assembly meeting this Thursday, February 20 during lunch. Bring your lunch so we can get started right away.

· Seniors – don’t forget to check the scholarship page, new opportunities are added weekly. Pay attention to deadlines and ask for help if needed. Stop by the Resource Room with any questions you may have.

· On Monday, February 24th at 4:00pm in the MPR, SGA is hosting a Black History Month Panel to have an open conversation about topics concerning African Americans in today’s society. Our Speakers include Paula Reed, Harold Lucas, Dr. Muriel Fuqua, Dr. Rhonda Lyons and Nick Prince. Come out and join us our panel discussion.

· The Spring ASVAB sign-up is available now in Student Services! The ASVAB test is open to students in grades 10-12 and will take place on Thursday, March 26th. See Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Room with any questions you may have.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Friday, February 14th

· The Athletic Training Room will be closed today during 7th period and after school.

· National Honor Society is having a meeting Tuesday February 18th during lunch or after school about our upcoming events and elections. Come see Mr. Lawrence room 1-215 for more information.

· Seniors, the deadline to pay for Grad Bash has been extended until Wednesday, February 19. Tickets are $120.00 and student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may purchase your ticket during lunch in the concession outside the Hall of History and before and after school in the Activities Office.

· Seniors – don’t forget to check the scholarship page, new opportunities are added weekly. Pay attention to deadlines and ask for help if needed. Stop by the Resource Room with any questions you may have.

· On Monday, February 24th at 4:00pm in the MPR, SGA is hosting a Black History Month Panel to have an open conversation about topics concerning African Americans in today’s society. Our Speakers include Paula Reed, Harold Lucas, Dr. Muriel Fuqua, Dr. Rhonda Lyons and Nick Prince. Come out and join us our panel discussion.

· The Spring ASVAB sign-up is available now in Student Services! The ASVAB test is open to students in grades 10-12 and will take place on Thursday, March 26th. See Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Room with any questions you may have.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Thursday, February 13th

· The Athletic Training Room will be closed today and tomorrow during 7th period and after school.

· Sophomores – don’t forget that tonight is Buc Family Night at 6pm in the Multipurpose Room. Please make plans to attend with your family. If you have questions, please speak with Mrs. Scheuerman in Student Services.

· FCA will meet during lunch today in the Multipurpose room.

· National Honor Society is having a meeting Tuesday February 18th during lunch or after school about our upcoming events and elections. Come see Mr. Lawrence room 1-215 for more information.

· Seniors, Grad Bash is on Friday, April 24. Tickets are on sale through tomorrow. Tickets are $120.00. In order to purchase a ticket, student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may pick up a permission form in the Activities office or main office. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. You may purchase your ticket during lunch in the concession outside the Hall of History.

· Seniors – don’t forget to check the scholarship page, new opportunities are added weekly. Pay attention to deadlines and ask for help if needed. Stop by the Resource Room with any questions you may have.

· On Monday, February 24th at 4:00pm in the MPR, SGA is hosting a Black History Month Panel to have an open conversation about topics concerning African Americans in today’s society. Our Speakers include Paula Reed, Harold Lucas, Dr. Muriel Fuqua, Dr. Rhonda Lyons and Nick Prince. Come out and join us our panel discussion.

· The Spring ASVAB sign-up is available now in Student Services! The ASVAB test is open to students in grades 10-12 and will take place on Thursday, March 26th. See Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Room with any questions you may have.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Wednesday, February 12th

· Wishing a great big Thank You to the students who participated at the Volusia County Envirothon last Saturday. Those students were Caroline Korn, Ashley Korn, Coltan Hagan, Josh Weaver and Jacob Weaver.

· JV baseball practice today has been cancelled.

· Seniors – bring your lunch and join Mrs. Scheuerman today in the MPR during lunch; we will be covering current scholarships that are available and will have time to answer questions you may still have. If you need help reviewing financial aid letters, bring a copy with you.

· Art club will be meeting after school today in Ms. Wise’s room 2-128.

· National Honor Society is having a meeting Tuesday February 18th during lunch or after school about our upcoming events and elections. Come see Mr. Lawrence room 1-215 for more information.

· Seniors, Grad Bash is on Friday, April 24. Tickets are on sale through this Friday, February 14. Tickets are $120.00. In order to purchase a ticket, student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may pick up a permission form in the Activities office or main office. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. You may purchase your ticket during lunch in the concession outside the Hall of History.

· Seniors – don’t forget to check the scholarship page, new opportunities are added weekly. Pay attention to deadlines and ask for help if needed. Stop by the Resource Room with any questions you may have.

· Sophomores – don’t forget that tomorrow is Buc Family Night at 6pm in the Multipurpose Room. Please make plans to attend with your family. If you have questions, please speak with Mrs. Scheuerman in Student Services.

· On Monday, February 24th at 4:00pm in the MPR, SGA is hosting a Black History Month Panel to have an open conversation about topics concerning African Americans in today’s society. Our Speakers include Paula Reed, Harold Lucas, Dr. Muriel Fuqua, Dr. Rhonda Lyons and Nick Prince. Come out and join us our panel discussion.

Tuesday, February 11th

· Seniors – the scholarship page on the Mainland Website has been updated with many new scholarship opportunities, several of which are due this month! Check it out, don’t miss out on FREE FUNDS!

· Seniors, Grad Bash is on Friday, April 24. Tickets are on sale through this Friday, February 14. Tickets are $120.00. In order to purchase a ticket, student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may pick up a permission form in the Activities office or main office. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. You may purchase your ticket during lunch in the concession outside the Hall of History.

· The Spring ASVAB sign-up is available now in Student Services! The ASVAB test is open to students in grades 10-12 and will take place on Thursday, March 26th. See Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Room with any questions you may have.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Monday, February 12th

· Seniors – the scholarship page on the Mainland Website has been updated with many new scholarship opportunities, several of which are due this month! Check it out, don’t miss out on FREE FUNDS!

· Seniors, Grad Bash is on Friday, April 24. Tickets are on sale through this Friday, February 14. Tickets are $120.00. In order to purchase a ticket, student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may pick up a permission form in the Activities office or main office. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. You may purchase your ticket during lunch in the concession outside the Hall of History.

· The Spring ASVAB sign-up is available now in Student Services! The ASVAB test is open to students in grades 10-12 and will take place on Thursday, March 26th. See Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Room with any questions you may have.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Friday, February 7th

· This week is National School Guidance Counselor week. Mrs. Winck-Hall Guidance Director, Mrs. Hepburn Senior Counselor, Mr. Petko Junior Counselor, Mrs. Vargas Sophomore Counselor, and Mr. Cherry Freshman Counselor we appreciate all that you do to ensure student success and the support you provide for all stakeholders. When you see a counselor this week and anytime you have an opportunity please tell them thank-you!

· ESOL Club will meet during lunch today in Ms. Quesada’s room 2-328.

· Reminder Key and Rotary Club has a beach cleanup tomorrow starting at 9AM at the Botefhur Approach. It will be over by 10AM, be on time !!!!

· Seniors – the scholarship page on the Mainland Website has been updated with many new scholarship opportunities, several of which are due this month! Check it out, don’t miss out on FREE FUNDS!

· Seniors, Grad Bash is on Friday, April 24. Tickets are on sale now through Friday, February 14. Tickets are $120.00. In order to purchase a ticket, student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may pick up a permission form in the Activities office or main office. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. You may purchase your ticket during lunch in the concession outside the Hall of History.

· The Spring ASVAB sign-up is available now in Student Services! The ASVAB test is open to students in grades 10-12 and will take place on Thursday, March 26th. See Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Room with any questions you may have.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Thursday, February 6th

· This week is National School Guidance Counselor week. Mrs. Winck-Hall Guidance Director, Mrs. Hepburn Senior Counselor, Mr. Petko Junior Counselor, Mrs. Vargas Sophomore Counselor, and Mr. Cherry Freshman Counselor we appreciate all that you do to ensure student success and the support you provide for all stakeholders. When you see a counselor this week and anytime you have an opportunity please tell them thank-you!

· ASL Club will meet during lunch today in room 2-327.

· Art club will be meeting during lunch today in Ms. Wise’s room.

· International Club meeting will be held today during lunch! Please bring your supplies for our function and pocky orders plus money.

· Juniors – don’t forget that there is an 11th Grade Family Night tonight at 6pm in the MPR. We will be covering important information for the end of your Junior Year as well as valuable material to help you prepare for Senior Year. You will also receive a personalized graduation page that will include your current credits and other items. Please do not miss this meeting.

· Rotary and Key Clubs will have a beach cleanup this Saturday morning at 9AM at the Botefuhr Approach. Clean up will be over by 10AM. See Coach Burton with any questions

· Seniors – the scholarship page on the Mainland Website has been updated with many new scholarship opportunities, several of which are due this month! Check it out, don’t miss out on FREE FUNDS!

· Seniors, Grad Bash is on Friday, April 24. Tickets are on sale now through Friday, February 14. Tickets are $120.00. In order to purchase a ticket, student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may pick up a permission form in the Activities office or main office. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. You may purchase your ticket during lunch in the concession outside the Hall of History.

· The Spring ASVAB sign-up is available now in Student Services! The ASVAB test is open to students in grades 10-12 and will take place on Thursday, March 26th. See Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Room with any questions you may have.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Wednesday, February 5th

· Congratulations to the Buccaneer wrestling team last night as they beat Toho at home for senior night. 11 wrestlers won, highlighted by wins from seniors Austin Grunder and Tommy Short. Huge thank you to the Lady Bucs, Color Guard, Cheer Team, FCA, and Spirit Club for coming out to support and perform for the crowd!

· This week is National School Guidance Counselor week. Mrs. Winck-Hall Guidance Director, Mrs. Hepburn Senior Counselor, Mr. Petko Junior Counselor, Mrs. Vargas Sophomore Counselor, and Mr. Cherry Freshman Counselor we appreciate all that you do to ensure student success and the support you provide for all stakeholders. When you see a counselor this week and anytime you have an opportunity please tell them thank-you!

· Art club will be meeting during lunch today and tomorrow in Ms. Wise’s room.

· International Club meeting will be held tomorrow during lunch! Please bring your supplies for our function and pocky orders plus money.

· Rotary and Key Clubs will have a beach cleanup this Saturday morning at 9AM at the Botefuhr Approach. Clean up will be over by 10AM. See Coach Burton with any questions

· Seniors – the scholarship page on the Mainland Website has been updated with many new scholarship opportunities, several of which are due this month! Check it out, don’t miss out on FREE FUNDS!

· Seniors, Grad Bash is on Friday, April 24. Tickets are on sale now through Friday, February 14. Tickets are $120.00. In order to purchase a ticket, student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may pick up a permission form in the Activities office or main office. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. You may purchase your ticket during lunch in the concession outside the Hall of History.

· The Spring ASVAB sign-up is available now in Student Services! The ASVAB test is open to students in grades 10-12 and will take place on Thursday, March 26th. See Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Room with any questions you may have.

· Attention boys, Are you interested in joining a sports team at Mainland? Are you interested in earning a varsity letter? Come tryout for the Mainland tennis team. We

meet every day after school on the tennis courts behind building 2. If you have any interest, please stop by after school or come see coach Monahan in the gym.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· And now, this week’s Bucs of the week!

Leadership: Jaycee Marques

Scholar: Logan Mills

Athlete: Alexa Wilson

Citizen: Kenneth Johnson

Congratulations Bucs!!

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Tuesday, February 4th

· Join the wrestling team for senior night tonight. Spirit Club is hosting a tailgate from 5pm to 6 in the senior parking lot with some refreshments, poster-making, games and lots of fun. Everyone is welcome and be sure to wear your blue and gold! Come watch your Mainland wrestling team take on the competition. See everybody there!

· Art club will be meeting during lunch Wednesday and Thursday in Ms. Wise’s room.

· International Club meeting will be held this Thursday during lunch! Please bring your supplies for our function and pocky orders plus money.

· Rotary and Key Clubs will have a beach cleanup this Saturday morning at 9AM at the Botefuhr Approach. Clean up will be over by 10AM. See Coach Burton with any questions

· Seniors, Grad Bash is on Friday, April 24. Tickets are on sale now through Friday, February 14. Tickets are $120.00. In order to purchase a ticket, student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may pick up a permission form in the Activities office or main office. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. You may purchase your ticket during lunch in the concession outside the Hall of History.

· Attention boys, Are you interested in joining a sports team at Mainland? Are you interested in earning a varsity letter? Come tryout for the Mainland tennis team. We meet every day after school on the tennis courts behind building 2. If you have any interest, please stop by after school or come see coach Monahan in the gym.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Monday, February 3rd

· Join the wrestling team for senior night tomorrow. Spirit Club is hosting a tailgate from 5pm to 6 in the senior parking lot with some refreshments, poster-making, games and lots of fun. Everyone is welcome and be sure to wear your blue and gold! Come watch your Mainland wrestling team take on the competition. See everybody there!

· Art club will be meeting during lunch Wednesday and Thursday in Ms. Wise’s room.

· Rotary and Key Clubs will have a beach cleanup this Saturday morning at 9AM at the Botefuhr Approach. Clean up will be over by 10AM. See Coach Burton with any questions

· Seniors, Grad Bash is on Friday, April 24. Tickets are on sale now through Friday, February 14. Tickets are $120.00. In order to purchase a ticket, student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may pick up a permission form in the Activities office or main office. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. You may purchase your ticket during lunch in the concession outside the Hall of History.

· Attention boys, Are you interested in joining a sports team at Mainland? Are you interested in earning a varsity letter? Come tryout for the Mainland tennis team. We meet every day after school on the tennis courts behind building 2. If you have any interest, please stop by after school or come see coach Monahan in the gym.

· Valentine’s day Pocky Gram pre-order has begun! See International club students or stop by at 2-326 for more details.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Friday, January 31st

· Attention girls interested in flag football: Flag football interest meeting today during lunch in the multipurpose room.

· Rotary and Key Clubs will meet today during lunch in Coach Burton’s room Bldg 2 Room 108, this meeting is only for those members that participated in the Christmas food packaging, any questions see Coach Burton.

· Join the wrestling team for senior night on Tuesday, February 4th. Spirit club and FCA are having a tailgate starting at 5pm before the match at 6pm. Come watch your Mainland wrestling team take on the competition. See everybody there!

· Spirit Club is hosting a tailgate for our next home wrestling match on Tuesday, February 4th. Join us from 5pm to 6 in the senior parking lot for some refreshments, poster-making, games and lots of fun. Everyone is welcome and be sure to wear your blue and gold!

· Seniors, Grad Bash is on Friday, April 24. Tickets are on sale now through Friday, February 14. Tickets are $120.00. In order to purchase a ticket, student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may pick up a permission form in the Activities office or main office. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. You may purchase your ticket during lunch in the concession outside the Hall of History.

· Attention boys, Are you interested in joining a sports team at Mainland? Are you interested in earning a varsity letter? Come tryout for the Mainland tennis team. We meet every day after school on the tennis courts behind building 2. If you have any interest, please stop by after school or come see coach Monahan in the gym.

· Valentine’s day Pocky Gram pre-order has begun! See International club students or stop by at 2-326 for more details.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Thursday, January 30th

· Fellowship of Christian Athletes huddle meeting today during lunch in the multipurpose room. Everyone is welcome, no club dues or sign up required, and you don’t have to be an athlete! Come join us for food, fellowship and a bible message.

· Seniors, Grad Bash is on Friday, April 24. Tickets are on sale now through Friday, February 14. Tickets are $120.00. In order to purchase a ticket, student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may pick up a permission form in the Activities office or main office. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. You may purchase your ticket during lunch in the concession outside the Hall of History.

· Juniors and Seniors are invited to attend tonight’s Financial Aid meeting hosted by Stetson University at 6:00pm in the MPR. Juniors – this is a great opportunity to learn about some of the steps involved with the college application process. Please see Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Room if you have questions.

· Attention girls interested in flag football: Flag football interest meeting tomorrow during lunch in the multipurpose room.

· Rotary and Key Clubs will meet tomorrow during lunch in Coach Burton’s room Bldg 2 Room 108, this meeting is only for those members that participated in the Christmas food packaging, any questions see Coach Burton.

· Attention boys, Are you interested in joining a sports team at Mainland? Are you interested in earning a varsity letter? Come tryout for the Mainland tennis team. We meet every day after school on the tennis courts behind building 2. If you have any interest, please stop by after school or come see coach Monahan in the gym.

· Valentine’s day Pocky Gram pre-order has begun! See International club students or stop by at 2-326 for more details.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Wednesday, January 29th

· Boys Varsity Soccer defeated Belleview High School 2-0 in the first district win in over 10 years on Monday. Kai Lucas scored 2 goals early in the match to seal the shut out. Sal Victor recorded the first ever shut out in a district tournament at goalie in school history. Boys play at Gainesville High School today in semifinal district play. Keep up the great work boys!

· Congratulations to the girls varsity soccer for their 8-0 win over Belleview HS in round 1 of the district playoffs. Scoring goals Monday night were Grace Hawryluk with 3, Maddi Bronson 1, Molly Bronson 1, Shelby Lecates 1, and Summer Klein scored on a penalty kick. Assisting the goals were Katie stoner with 3, Kassie Stoner had 2, Annie Dougherty had 1, and Shelby Lecates had 1. And Mar’kia Rimini had 2 saves in goal.

· Attention DSC students: if you’re registered for Spring A classes, you must bring your schedule to Mr. Scarborough in the Media Center by the end of the day today. If you have already requested books, please come pick up your books in the Media Center. If you have any DSC books to return, please return them to the Media Center.

· Spirit Bus to the Boys Varsity Basketball this Saturday, February 1 has been cancelled.

· Guild of Gamers has been cancelled after school today.

· Attention all soccer, basketball and wrestling athletes planning on participating in track: see Coach Anthony as soon as possible. The deadline for all others for tryouts is today.

· Fellowship of Christian Athletes huddle meeting tomorrow during lunch in the multipurpose room. Everyone is welcome, no club dues or sign up required, and you don’t have to be an athlete! Come join us for food, fellowship and a bible message.

· Seniors, Grad Bash is on Friday, April 24. Tickets are on sale now through Friday, February 14. Tickets are $120.00. In order to purchase a ticket, student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may pick up a permission form in the Activities office or main office. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. You may purchase your ticket during lunch in the concession outside the Hall of History.

· Juniors and Seniors are invited to attend this Thursday’s Financial Aid meeting hosted by Stetson University. Meetings will take place in the MPR at 9am for parents and families only or at 6pm for students and their families. Juniors – this is a great opportunity to

learn about some of the steps involved with the college application process. Flyers were distributed yesterday morning with more information. You can RSVP on the Mainland website homepage, or scan the QR code on the back of the yellow flyer. Please see Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Rom if you have questions or if you did not receive a flyer.

· Attention girls interested in flag football: Flag football interest meeting this Friday, January 31 during lunch in the multipurpose room.

· Rotary and Key Clubs will meet on Friday during lunch in Coach Burton’s room Bldg 2 Room 108, this meeting is only for those members that participated in the Christmas food packaging, any questions see Coach Burton.

· The Scholarship and College News pages on the Mainland Website have both been updated. There are several new opportunities that you will not want to miss. Check the website, and see Mrs. Scheuerman for any paper applications or with any questions you have.

· Valentine’s day Pocky Gram pre-order has begun! See International club students or stop by at 2-326 for more details.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· And now, the Bucs of the Week:

o Leadership: Jemimah Silas

o Scholar: Rebecca Stout

o Athlete: Isaiah Morrison

o Citizenship: Kenneth Johnson

Congratulations Bucs! We’re proud of you!!

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIE

Tuesday, January 28th

· Boys Varsity Soccer defeated Belleview High School 2-0 in the first district win in over 10 years. Kai Lucas scored 2 goals early in the match to seal the shut out. Sal Victor recorded the first ever shut out in a district tournament at goalie in school history. Boys play at Gainesville High School tomorrow in semifinal district play. Keep up the great work boys!

· Congratulations to the girls varsity soccer for their 8-0 win over Belleview HS in round 1 of the district playoffs. Scoring goals last night were Grace Hawryluk with 3, Maddi Bronson 1, Molly Bronson 1, Shelby Lecates 1, and Summer Klein scored on a penalty kick. Assisting the goals were Katie stoner with 3, Kassie Stoner had 2, Annie Dougherty had 1, and Shelby Lecates had 1. And Mar’kia Rimini had 2 saves in goal. Wish the girls good luck tonight as they take on the districts #1 seed Ocala Vanguard at 8pm.

· Spirit Bus to the Boys Varsity Basketball game vs Lakewood Ranch in Lakeland FL this Saturday, February 1. Just $25.00 for round trip transportation, admission to the Mainland-Lakewood Ranch game and admission into a G League (NBA Developmental League) basketball game. Permission forms and $25.00 CASH due today. Limited tickets! Sold on a first come, first served basis. You may purchase tickets during lunch in the concession outside the Hall of History.

· Seniors, Grad Bash is on Friday, April 24. Tickets go on sale today. Tickets are $120.00. In order to purchase a ticket, student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may pick up a permission form in the Activities office or main office. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. You may purchase your ticket during lunch in the concession outside the Hall of History.

· Attention all seniors who did not come to the Senior Seminars offered this week: Please stop by the Multipurpose room during lunch today or tomorrow to pick up your senior packet. Senior packets will not be issued during the school day so please be sure to stop by the Multipurpose room during lunch today or tomorrow! See you soon.

· Attention all soccer, basketball and wrestling athletes planning on participating in track: see Coach Anthony as soon as possible. The deadline for all others for tryouts is tomorrow.

· Art club will meet tomorrow (Wednesday) at lunch in Ms. Wise’s room 2-128.

· Fellowship of Christian Athletes huddle meeting this Thursday during lunch. Everyone is welcome, no club dues or sign up required, and you don’t have to be an athlete! Come join us for food, fellowship and a bible message.

· Juniors and Seniors are invited to attend this Thursday’s Financial Aid meeting hosted by Stetson University. Meetings will take place in the MPR at 9am for parents and families only or at 6pm for students and their families. Juniors – this is a great opportunity to learn about some of the steps involved with the college application process. Flyers were distributed this morning with more information. You can RSVP on the Mainland website homepage, or scan the QR code on the back of the yellow flyer. Please see Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Rom if you have questions or if you did not receive a flyer.

· Attention girls interested in flag football: Flag football interest meeting this Friday, January 31 during lunch in the multipurpose room.

· Rotary and Key Clubs will meet on Friday during lunch in Coach Burton’s room Bldg 2 Room 108, this meeting is only for those members that participated in the Christmas food packaging, any questions see Coach Burton.

· The Scholarship and College News pages on the Mainland Website have both been updated. There are several new opportunities that you will not want to miss. Check the website, and see Mrs. Scheuerman for any paper applications or with any questions you have.

· Valentine’s day Pocky Gram pre-order has begun! See International club students or stop by at 2-326 for more details.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Monday, January 27th

· The Mainland High School Air Force JROTC drill and color guard teams competed at Timber Creek High School on Saturday against 13 schools that included some of the top teams in the state. The JV drill team, led by senior William Alexander, earned two 3rd place finishes in inspection and drill. Cadets Will Phillips, Matthew McNally, and Jacob Thomas made it to the final round of individual drill competition. Great job Mainland!

· Spirit Bus to the Boys Varsity Basketball game vs Lakewood Ranch in Lakeland FL this Saturday, February 1. Just $25.00 for round trip transportation, admission to the Mainland-Lakewood Ranch game and admission into a G League (NBA Developmental League) basketball game. Permission forms in the Main Office and Activities office. Signed form and $25.00 CASH due by tomorrow, Tuesday, January 28. Limited tickets! Sold on a first come, first served basis. You may purchase tickets during lunch in the concession outside the Hall of History.

· Seniors, Grad Bash is on Friday, April 24. Tickets go on sale today. Tickets are $120.00. In order to purchase a ticket, student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may pick up a permission form in the Activities office or main office. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. You may purchase your ticket during lunch in the concession outside the Hall of History.

· The lost and found box in the Dean’s Office is overflowing and will be donated to Goodwill after school today. Please stop by to check the box if you are missing anything!

· Attention all seniors who did not come to the Senior Seminars offered this week: Please stop by the Multipurpose room during lunch today through Wednesday to pick up your senior packet. Senior packets will not be issued during the school day so please be sure to stop by the Multipurpose room during lunch today through Wednesday! See you soon.

· Attention all soccer, basketball and wrestling athletes planning on participating in track: see Coach Anthony as soon as possible. The deadline for all others for tryouts is this Wednesday, January 29.

· Fellowship of Christian Athletes huddle meeting this Thursday during lunch. Everyone is welcome, no club dues or sign up required, and you don’t have to be an athlete! Come join us for food, fellowship and a bible message.

· Juniors and Seniors are invited to this Thursday’s Financial Aid Meeting, hosted by Stetson Universities Financial Aid Office. There are two times available to help meet the needs of parents with busy schedules. 9:00am in the MPR is open to parent/families only and 6:00pm in the MPR is open to students and their families. Please RSVP on the Mainland Website home page, or by scanning the QR code on the flyer that is being distributed. Juniors, this is a great opportunity to get ready for the college application process that you will start on this summer or fall, and seniors it is a time to answer any remaining questions you have, review financial aid packets you have received, or help you get started if you have not yet completed your FAFSA application for free funds.

· Attention girls interested in flag football: Flag football interest meeting this Friday, January 31 during lunch in the multipurpose room.

· Rotary and Key Clubs will meet on Friday during lunch in Coach Burton’s room Bldg 2 Room 108, this meeting is only for those members that participated in the Christmas food packaging, any questions see Coach Burton.

· The Scholarship and College News pages on the Mainland Website have both been updated. There are several new opportunities that you will not want to miss. Check the website, and see Mrs. Scheuerman for any paper applications or with any questions you have.

· Valentine’s day Pocky Gram pre-order has begun! See International club students or stop by at 2-326 for more details.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Friday, January 24th

· Huge congratulations to the Mainland wrestling team on their first home win in program history against Pine Ridge on Wednesday night! Big wins by Hayden Heilman, Xavier Logan, Brady Howe, Doug Dittmer, and Jordan Coloubiale. Senior night is February 4th at 6 pm. See everybody then!

· Spirit Bus to the Boys Varsity Basketball game vs Lakewood Ranch in Lakeland FL next Saturday, February 1. Just $25.00 for round trip transportation, admission to the Mainland-Lakewood Ranch game and admission into a G League (NBA Developmental League) basketball game. Permission forms in the Main Office and Activities office. Signed form and $25.00 CASH due by Tuesday, January 28. Limited tickets! Sold on a first come, first served basis.

· The lost and found box in the Dean’s Office is overflowing and will be donated to Goodwill after school on Monday. Please stop by to check the box if you are missing anything!

· Valentine’s day Pocky Gram pre-order has begun! See International club students or stop by at 2-326 for more details.

· Seniors, Grad Bash is on Friday, April 24. Tickets go on sale in the Activities Office on Monday, January 27. Tickets are $120.00. In order to purchase a ticket, student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may pick up a permission form in the Activities office or main office. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis.

· Attention all seniors who did not come to the Senior Seminars offered this week: Please stop by the Multipurpose room during lunch next Monday, January 27 through Wednesday, January 29 to pick up your senior packet. Senior packets will not be issued during the school day so please be sure to stop by the Multipurpose room during lunch next Monday through Wednesday! See you soon.

· There are tutoring opportunities offered for Algebra 1, English (all levels), Biology, and ACT/SAT Prep. Tutoring sessions are offered before and after school. Please see Dr. Ward in 1-219 if you have questions about specific tutoring opportunities.

· All juniors and seniors are invited and encouraged to attend the financial aid meeting hosted by Stetson University next Thursday, January 30th. There is a 9am meeting available for parents that are not able to attend at night, and a 6pm meeting for

students and/or their parents. You can RSVP on the MainlandHighSchool.org website, on the main page. This is a great opportunity for juniors to get ready for the college application process before the start of senior year!

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Thursday, January 23rd

· Boys varsity soccer came out with a draw last night @ Deltona 3-3. Santos Martinez struck first at the 10 minute mark. Kai Lucas added a pair of goals before Deltona came back to tie the game in the last 15 minutes of the match. Keep up the good work boys!!

· Seniors – If you have questions about options after high school or if you are still working on applications for school, scholarships or financial aid, then join us today during lunch in the MPR. Bring your lunch, and your questions.

· Art club will be meeting after school in Ms. Wise’s room 2-128.

· Attention seniors: Join us for a Senior Seminar tonight at 6:00pm in the Performing Arts Center. Valuable information will be provided including Countdown to Graduation and Beyond, Personalized Senior Graduation Requirement Checklist, Name Verification, Senior Expenses, Bright Futures, Scholarships and College Applications. We hope to see you there!

· ASL Club is meeting tomorrow during lunch in room 2-327. We will be discussing some important information, so please do attend!

· International Club meeting will be held tomorrow during lunch in room 2-321.

· Valentine’s day Pocky Gram pre-order has begun! See International club students or stop by at 2-326 for more details.

· Seniors, Grad Bash is on Friday, April 24. Tickets go on sale in the Activities Office next Monday, January 27. Tickets are $120.00. In order to purchase a ticket, student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may pick up a permission form in the Activities office or main office. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis.

· There are tutoring opportunities offered for Algebra 1, English (all levels), Biology, and ACT/SAT Prep. Tutoring sessions are offered before and after school specific days of the week. Please see Dr. Ward in 1-219 if you have questions about specific tutoring opportunities.

· Attention all Juniors and Seniors – next Thursday, January 30th, we are hosting Financial Aid workshops in the MPR. Stetson University Financial Aid office will be presenting and will go over FAFSA, Scholarships, how to review financial aid offers from schools and

much more. Your parents are also invited to attend. There will be a 9:00am meeting for parents only, and a 6:00pm meeting for you and your family. If you have questions, see Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Room.

· The Scholarship page on the Mainland website has been updated, be sure to check for all offers, don’t miss any opportunity.

· Seniors that have participated in band, volleyball or basketball for at least two years in high school – there are two scholarship opportunities available from the Vince Carter Foundation. Applications are available in the Resource Room.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· And now, the Bucs of the Week:

Leadership: Nick DeJulio

Scholar: Jeanae Monjoie

Athlete: Isys Grady

Citizen: Tanner Bobst

Congratulations Bucs!! Your Mainland family is proud of you!

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Wednesday, January 22nd

· Boys varsity soccer came out with a draw last night @ Deltona 3-3. Santos Martinez struck first at the 10 minute mark. Kai Lucas added a pair of goals before Deltona came back to tie the game in the last 15 minutes of the match. Keep up the good work boys!!

· Seniors – If you have questions about options after high school or if you are still working on applications for school, scholarships or financial aid, then join us today during lunch in the MPR. Bring your lunch, and your questions.

· Art club will be meeting after school in Ms. Wise’s room 2-128.

· Attention seniors: Join us for a Senior Seminar tonight at 6:00pm in the Performing Arts Center. Valuable information will be provided including Countdown to Graduation and Beyond, Personalized Senior Graduation Requirement Checklist, Name Verification, Senior Expenses, Bright Futures, Scholarships and College Applications. We hope to see you there!

· ASL Club is meeting tomorrow during lunch in room 2-327. We will be discussing some important information, so please do attend!

· International Club meeting will be held tomorrow during lunch in room 2-321.

· Valentine’s day Pocky Gram pre-order has begun! See International club students or stop by at 2-326 for more details.

· Seniors, Grad Bash is on Friday, April 24. Tickets go on sale in the Activities Office next Monday, January 27. Tickets are $120.00. In order to purchase a ticket, student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may pick up a permission form in the Activities office or main office. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis.

· There are tutoring opportunities offered for Algebra 1, English (all levels), Biology, and ACT/SAT Prep. Tutoring sessions are offered before and after school specific days of the week. Please see Dr. Ward in 1-219 if you have questions about specific tutoring opportunities.

· Attention all Juniors and Seniors – next Thursday, January 30th, we are hosting Financial Aid workshops in the MPR. Stetson University Financial Aid office will be presenting and will go over FAFSA, Scholarships, how to review financial aid offers from schools and

much more. Your parents are also invited to attend. There will be a 9:00am meeting for parents only, and a 6:00pm meeting for you and your family. If you have questions, see Mrs. Scheuerman in the Resource Room.

· The Scholarship page on the Mainland website has been updated, be sure to check for all offers, don’t miss any opportunity.

· Seniors that have participated in band, volleyball or basketball for at least two years in high school – there are two scholarship opportunities available from the Vince Carter Foundation. Applications are available in the Resource Room.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· And now, the Bucs of the Week:

Leadership: Nick DeJulio

Scholar: Jeanae Monjoie

Athlete: Isys Grady

Citizen: Tanner Bobst

Congratulations Bucs!! Your Mainland family is proud of you!

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Tuesday, January 21

· Congratulations to freshman Brian Harris, sophomore Brady Howe, and Juniors Isaias Miranda Davila and Jordan Colubiale on their 1st place victories at our home tournament yesterday! They went a combined 12 and 0 with 8 pins and outscoring the competition 114 points to 21. We have a varsity home match Wednesday night against Pine Ridge at 6 pm and would love your support.

· Spirit Club meeting will be meeting today during lunch in the MPR. Everyone is invited. Bring and friend and let’s spread our school spirit.

· Girls with STYLES with meet today after school in room 1-111. The meeting starts at 3:45. Girls with STYLES is open to all Mainland young ladies in grades 9-12. Hope to see you there.

· Track tryouts are today. You must be cleared by the athletic trainers in order to participate. See Coach Anthony with any questions.

· Tennis tryouts are today at 3:45pm. You must be cleared by the athletic department to be able to practice. You will meet in the back of the school on the tennis courts in appropriate attire. See Coach McCoy in Room 1-330 with any questions.

· Baseball Tryouts start today immediately after school. Remember, you must be cleared by the athletic training department before trying out. Everyone is welcome to tryout.

· Softball tryouts are today. You must be cleared by the athletic training department. See Coach Moskovits for more information.

· Attention seniors: Join us for a Senior Seminar either tonight or tomorrow night at 6:00pm in the Performing Arts Center. Valuable information will be provided including Countdown to Graduation and Beyond, Personalized Senior Graduation Requirement Checklist, Name Verification, Senior Expenses, Bright Futures, Scholarships and College Applications. We hope to see you there!

· Seniors, Grad Bash is on Friday, April 24. Tickets go on sale in the Activities Office next Monday, January 27. Tickets are $120.00. In order to purchase a ticket, student must have their school id, signed permission form, full payment and all obligations must be paid. You may pick up a permission form in the Activities office or main office. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis.

· There are tutoring opportunities offered for Algebra 1, English (all levels), Biology, and ACT/SAT Prep. Tutoring sessions are offered before and after school specific days of the week. Please see Dr. Ward in 1-219 if you have questions about specific tutoring opportunities.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Friday, January 17th

· Attention freshmen class of 2023: Freshmen “Friends” t-shirts are now on sale for just $10. Stop by the table in the courtyard during lunch to purchase yours.

· Drama Club is meeting today in room 1-272 during lunch. We will be talking about future events and fundraising. Haven’t joined the club but are still interested? You can still join- hope to see you there!

· Spirit Club meeting will be meeting on Tuesday, January 21st in the MPR during lunch. Everyone is invited. Bring and friend and let’s spread our school spirit.

· Track tryouts are on Tuesday, January 21. You must be cleared by the athletic trainers in order to participate. See Coach Anthony with any questions.

· Attention, anyone who would like to play tennis this year. The start date is Tuesday, January 21st at 3:45pm. You must be cleared by the athletic department to be able to practice. You will meet in the back of the school on the tennis courts in appropriate attire. If additional information is needed, please contact Coach McCoy in Room 1-330. Flyers with practice dates will be available in the front office. Looking forward to having a great season!

· Baseball Tryouts start on Tuesday, January 21st immediately after school. Remember, you must be cleared by the athletic training department before trying out. Everyone is welcome to tryout.

· Attention seniors: Join us for a Senior Seminar on either Tuesday, January 21 or Wednesday, January 22 at 6:00pm in the Performing Arts Center. Valuable information will be provided including Countdown to Graduation and Beyond, Personalized Senior Graduation Requirement Checklist, Name Verification, Senior Expenses, Bright Futures, Scholarships and College Applications. We hope to see you there!

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Thursday, January 16th

· Last night, the girls soccer team took on Pierson Taylor and came away with a hard fought 7-4 victory. Goal scorers last night were Katie Stoner with 3, Grace Hawryluk with 3, and Ava Dougherty with 1. Isabella Castillo had 2 assists, and Grace and Ava each had 1 assist. Mar’kia Rimini had 9 saves in goal to help preserve the win. Girls soccer senior night is next Wednesday vs Deltona at 4pm right out back. Come out and support the girls as they look to get their 10th win of the season.

· Track workouts with coach AJ are canceled for today.

· Attention freshmen class of 2023: Freshmen “Friends” t-shirts are now on sale for just $10. Stop by the table in the courtyard during lunch to purchase yours.

· Auditions for the Love Song Cabaret to be held today in room 1-272 during lunch. The Love Song Cabaret will be performed for the community on February 14th and 15th. Please prepare to sing your favorite love song as an audition piece. Sign ups and more information are outside of room 1-272.

· International Club will meet today during lunch in room 2-321.

· Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be meeting in the Multipurpose today during lunch. Everyone is welcomed and encouraged to come join us for food, fellowship, music and a Bible message!

· All those interested in playing softball: Meeting in Coach Moskovits’ room 2-313 today after school. Tryouts will be Tuesday, Jan.21st. See you there!

· Drama Club is meeting tomorrow in room 1-272 during lunch. We will be talking about future events and fundraising. Haven’t joined the club but are still interested? You can still join- hope to see you there!

· Anyone interested in throwing shotput, disc, or javelin on Mainland’s track team this year please come by Coach Spegele’s room building 1 room 267 or meet at the track after school.

· Track tryouts are on Tuesday, January 21. You must be cleared by the athletic trainers in order to participate. See Coach Anthony with any questions.

· Attention, anyone who would like to play tennis this year. The start date is Tuesday, January 21st at 3:45pm . You must be cleared by the athletic department to be able to practice. You will meet in the back of the school on the tennis courts in appropriate attire. If additional information is needed, please contact Coach McCoy in Room 1-330. Flyers with practice dates will be available in the front office. Looking forward to having a great season!

· The day is almost here. Yes, Baseball Tryouts start on Tuesday, January 21st immediately after school. Remember, you must be cleared by the athletic training department before trying out. Everyone is welcome to tryout.

· Attention seniors: Join us for a Senior Seminar on either Tuesday, January 21 or Wednesday, January 22 at 6:00pm in the Performing Arts Center. Valuable information will be provided including Countdown to Graduation and Beyond, Personalized Senior Graduation Requirement Checklist, Name Verification, Senior Expenses, Bright Futures, Scholarships and College Applications. We hope to see you there!

· Seniors – the scholarship page is updated on the Mainland Website. Check it out today, don’t miss any opportunities!

· Seniors – if you have participated in basketball, volleyball OR band for at least two years in high school, the Vince Carter Foundation has (2) scholarship opportunities that are open for you to apply for. Come by the Resource Room to pick up an application or get more information.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Wednesday, January 15th

· Attention freshmen class of 2023: Freshmen “Friends” t-shirts are now on sale for just $10. Stop by the table in the courtyard during lunch to purchase yours.

· Auditions for the Love Song Cabaret to be held today and tomorrow in room 1-272 during lunch. The Love Song Cabaret will be performed for the community on February 14th and 15th. Please prepare to sing your favorite love song as an audition piece. Sign ups and more information are outside of room 1-272.

· Senior Lunch Talks will begin again today. If you have questions about financial aid, college, scholarships, work force or what to do after high school, bring your lunch and join us in the MPR.

· International Club will meet tomorrow during lunch in room 2-321.

· Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be meeting in the Multipurpose tomorrow during lunch. Everyone is welcomed and encouraged to come join us for food, fellowship, music and a Bible message!

· All those interested in playing softball: Meeting in Coach Moskovits’ room 2-313 tomorrow after school. Tryouts will be Tuesday, Jan.21st. See you there!

· Anyone interested in throwing shotput, disc, or javelin on Mainland’s track team this year please come by Coach Spegele’s room building 1 room 267 or meet at the track after school.

· ASIM’s next 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 today to save a life!

· Drama Club is meeting this Friday in room 1-272 during lunch. We will be talking about future events and fundraising. Haven’t joined the club but are still interested? You can still join- hope to see you there!

· The day is almost here. Yes, Baseball Tryouts start on Tuesday, January 21st immediately after school. Remember, you must be cleared by the athletic training department before trying out. Everyone is welcome to tryout.

· Attention seniors: Join us for a Senior Seminar on either Tuesday, January 21 or Wednesday, January 22 at 6:00pm in the Performing Arts Center. Valuable information will be provided including Countdown to Graduation and Beyond, Personalized Senior Graduation Requirement Checklist, Name Verification, Senior Expenses, Bright Futures, Scholarships and College Applications. We hope to see you there!

· Seniors – the scholarship page is updated on the Mainland Website. Check it out today, don’t miss any opportunities!

· Seniors – if you have participated in basketball, volleyball OR band for at least two years in high school, the Vince Carter Foundation has (2) scholarship opportunities that are open for you to apply for. Come by the Resource Room to pick up an application or get more information.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Tuesday, January 14th

· The girls varsity soccer team notched 2 more wins over the last 4 days. Last Friday, they took on and beat Father Lopez 6-0. Scorers for that game were Shelby Lecates with 2 goals with Katie Stoner, Summer Klein, Sierra Yusup, and Grace Hawryluk each getting 1 goal apiece. Last night, they took on and beat Crescent City 9-3. Grace Hawryluk had 6 goals last night bringing her total for the season to 21 goals and 8 assists. Also scoring last night was Katie Stoner with 2 goals, and Kassie Stoner had 1 goal. Assisting last night’s goals were Katie Stoner, Tegin Johnston, Sara Semler, Maddi Bronson, and Ava Dougherty had 2. And Mar’kia Rimini had 6 saves in goal. The girls have a record of 8-6 and play at Pierson Taylor tomorrow at 7pm.

· Attention freshmen class of 2023: Freshmen “Friends” t-shirts are now on sale for just $10. Stop by the table in the courtyard during lunch to purchase yours.

· Attention all Club, Sport and Academy reps: the next General Assembly meeting is today during lunch in the Multipurpose room. Please bring your lunch so we can get started right away. We will be voting on Mr. and Miss Mainland themes. Look forward to seeing you there!

· Auditions for the Love Song Cabaret to be held Wednesday and Thursday in room 1-272 during lunch. The Love Song Cabaret will be performed for the community on February 14th and 15th. Please prepare to sing your favorite love song as an audition piece. Sign ups and more information are outside of room 1-272.

· Senior Lunch Talks will begin again tomorrow. If you have questions about financial aid, college, scholarships, work force or what to do after high school, bring your lunch and join us in the MPR on Wednesdays.

· Underclassman picture retakes and makes up will be tomorrow. Students must sign up through their English teacher. Students without an English teacher can sign up in the front office.

· International Club will meet this Thursday, January 16th during lunch in room 2-321.

· Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be meeting in the Multipurpose room for this Thursdays Huddle. Everyone is welcomed and encouraged to come join us for food, fellowship, music and a Bible message!

· All those interested in playing softball: Meeting in Coach Moskovits’ room 2-313 this Thursday after school. Tryouts will be Tuesday, Jan.21st. See you there!

· Anyone interested in throwing shotput, disc, or javelin on Mainland’s track team this year please come by Coach Spegele’s room building 1 room 267 or meet at the track after school.

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

· Drama Club is meeting this Friday in room 1-272 during lunch. We will be talking about future events and fundraising. Haven’t joined the club but are still interested? You can still join- hope to see you there!

· The day is almost here. Yes, Baseball Tryouts start on Tuesday, January 21st immediately after school. Remember, you must be cleared by the athletic training department before trying out. Everyone is welcome to tryout.

· Attention seniors: Join us for a Senior Seminar on either Tuesday, January 21 or Wednesday, January 22 at 6:00pm in the Performing Arts Center. Valuable information will be provided including Countdown to Graduation and Beyond, Personalized Senior Graduation Requirement Checklist, Name Verification, Senior Expenses, Bright Futures, Scholarships and College Applications. We hope to see you there!

· Seniors – the scholarship page is updated on the Mainland Website. Check it out today, don’t miss any opportunities!

· Seniors – if you have participated in basketball, volleyball OR band for at least two years in high school, the Vince Carter Foundation has (2) scholarship opportunities that are open for you to apply for. Come by the Resource Room to pick up an application or get more information.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

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· And now, the Bucs of the Week:

o Leadership: Coltan Hagan

o Scholar: There was a tie: Emily Shaw and Dontre Nelson

o Athlete: Santos Escalante

o Citizenship: Van Le

Congratulations Bucs!! Well done!

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Monday, January 13th

· Boys Varsity soccer defeated Belleview High School in Ocala on Friday 5-2. Goals scored by Hector Vasquez , Dujuan Coates, Tristin Kerr and 2 goals scored by Deslíe Braham. Boys finished strong scoring 3 goals in the last 10 minutes after being tied 2-2 from the beginning of the second half. Come out today as we take on Pine Ridge at home. Game starts after school at 3:45. Great job boys and keep up the good work!

· Attention Seniors: the applications for the News Journal Medallion of Excellence are due today to Mrs. Winck-Hall in Student Services.

· Attention all students: Bethune Grill wings will be sold after school starting today.

· Attention freshmen class of 2023: Freshmen “Friends” t-shirts are now on sale for just $10. Stop by the table in the courtyard during lunch to purchase yours.

· Attention all Club, Sport and Academy reps: the next General Assembly meeting is tomorrow during lunch in the Multipurpose room. Please bring your lunch so we can get started right away. We will be voting on Mr. and Miss Mainland themes. Look forward to seeing you there!

· Senior Lunch Talks will begin again this Wednesday. If you have questions about financial aid, college, scholarships, work force or what to do after high school, bring your lunch and join us in the MPR on Wednesdays.

· Underclassman picture retakes and makes up will be this Wednesday. Students must sign up through their English teacher. Students without an English teacher can sign up in the front office.

· International Club will meet this Thursday, January 16th during lunch in room 2-321.

· All those interested in playing softball: Meeting in Coach Moskovits’ room 2-313 this Thursday after school. Tryouts will be Tuesday, Jan.21st. See you there!

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

· The day is almost here. Yes, Baseball Tryouts start on Tuesday, January 21st immediately after school. Remember, you must be cleared by the athletic training department before trying out. Everyone is welcome to tryout.

· Seniors – the scholarship page is updated on the Mainland Website. Check it out today, don’t miss any opportunities!

· Seniors – if you have participated in basketball, volleyball OR band for at least two years in high school, the Vince Carter Foundation has (2) scholarship opportunities that are open for you to apply for. Come by the Resource Room to pick up an application or get more information.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Friday, January 10th

· Boys Varsity soccer won their match last night 4-0 against Deltona. Goals were scored by Dale Semler, Deslie Braham, Andres Aponte and Tristin Kerr. Keeper Salvador Victor had his first shut out of the season. Great game played by everyone.

· Last night our Mainland Academic Team beat Atlantic soundly, and lost a very close match to Seabreeze. Come out this Monday night to cheer us on as we take on three new teams in our district-wide meet that we host at Mainland. The meet begins at 4:30; we hope to see you there!

· ASL Club will meet during lunch today in room 2-327 to discuss future meetings and possible field trips. Hope to see you there!

· Reminder, if you are planning to take the February 8th ACT test, registration deadlines is today. Late registration is available until January 17th with a $30 late fee.

· Attention all Juniors: Mr. and Miss Mainland applications are due today to the Activities Office.

· Drivers Ed Spring class information now available in student services. Registration begins tomorrow morning at 8:00am and will be done digitally. Pick up a brochure from receptionist in Student Services. Must be at least 15 years old and must have completed one full year of high school on or before the first day of the session and have a learner’s permit.

· Attention all Club, Sport and Academy reps: the next General Assembly meeting is next Tuesday, January 14 during lunch in the Multipurpose room. Please bring your lunch so we can get started right away. We will be voting on Mr. and Miss Mainland themes. Look forward to seeing you there!

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

· Underclassman picture retakes and makes up will be next Wednesday, January 15th; students must sign up through their English teacher. Students without an English teacher can sign up in the front office.

· Seniors – the scholarship page is updated on the Mainland Website. Check it out today, don’t miss any opportunities!

· Seniors – if you have participated in basketball, volleyball OR band for at least two years in high school, the Vince Carter Foundation has (2) scholarship opportunities that are open for you to apply for. Come by the Resource Room to pick up an application or get more information.

· Senior Lunch Talks will begin again next Wednesday, January 15th. If you have questions about financial aid, college, scholarships, work force or what to do after high school, bring your lunch and join us in the MPR on Wednesdays.

· Attention Seniors: the applications for the News Journal Medallion of Excellence are due by Monday, January 13. See Mrs. Winck-Hall in Student Services.

· The day is almost here. Yes, Baseball Tryouts start on Tuesday, January 21st immediately after school. Remember, you must be cleared by the athletic training department before trying out. Everyone is welcome to tryout.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Attention all students: Bethune Grill wings will be sold after school starting Monday.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Thursday, January 9th

Congratulations to Doug Dittmer for being Mainland’s first State Ranked wrestler in school history! Come out and support the team in their match against Matanzas Thursday night at 6:30 in the gym. It’s also not too late to try out for the team. Come see Mr. Lawrence in 1-215 any time.

· Last night, the girls soccer teams took on and battled Pine Ridge in a very tough match. The JV’s lost 1-0 and played well. Jessica White had 3 shots on goal, and Cathiann Goodwin had 9 saves in goal. The varsity team lost 5-4. They played well and showed a lot of heart battling back from 2 goals down on 2 different occasions. Scoring for the Bucs were Shelby Lecates with 3 goals and Katie Stoner with 1 goal. Katie also had 2 assists and Sierra Yusup added 1 assist. Mar’kia Rimini had 11 saves in goal. Come out and watch the girls play against Father Lopez tomorrow at 4pm right out back.

· Reminder, if you are planning to take the February 8th ACT test, registration deadlines is tomorrow, January 10th. Late registration is available until January 17th with a $30 late fee.

· Seniors – the scholarship page is updated on the Mainland Website. Check it out today, don’t miss any opportunities!

· Seniors – if you have participated in basketball, volleyball OR band for at least two years in high school, the Vince Carter Foundation has (2) scholorahsip opportunities that are open for you to apply for. Come by the Resource Room to pick up an application or get more information.

· Senior Lunch Talks will begin again next Wednesday, January 15th. If you have questions about financial aid, college, scholarships, work force or what to do after high school, bring your lunch and join us in the MPR on Wednesdays.

· Attention Seniors: the applications for the News Journal Medallion of Excellence are due by Monday, January 13. See Mrs. Winck-Hall in Student Services.

· Girls with S.T.Y.L.E.S. will be hosting a meeting today at 2:45 in room 1-111. Snacks will be served. Hope to see you there! See Ms. Long with questions.

· All cross country runners, there will be a brief meeting in room 2-314 during lunch (12:15) today. Please plan to attend. “Cross country, the toughest sport you’ll ever love.”

· Track interest meeting: today the 1st 10 minutes of lunch in the Multipurpose room. Any questions, see Coach Anthony.

· ASL Club will meet during lunch on Friday in room 2-327 to discuss future meetings and possible field trips. Please try to make it!

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

· Underclassman picture retakes and makes up will be Wednesday, January 15th; students must sign up through their English teacher. Students without an English teacher can sign up in the front office.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Attention all Juniors: Do you like to sing? Dance? Recite poetry? Act? Play an instrument? Have a special talent? Mr. and Miss Mainland applications are now available! Pick up your application today in the main office or the activities office. Applications are due tomorrow to the Activities Office.

· Student athletes may turn in sports physicals to the athletic training room 2-104 before school at 8:15am or after school during clinic hours that are posted on the door.

· Drivers Ed Spring class information now available in student services. Registration begins Saturday, January 11 at 8:00am and will be done digitally. Pick up a brochure from receptionist in Student Services. Must be at least 15 years old and must have completed one full year of high school on or before the first day of the session and have a learner’s permit.

· Attention all students: Bethune Grill wings will be sold after school starting Monday.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Wednesday, January 8th

The 2019-2020 Sunshine State Scholars applications for Juniors is due to Mrs. Winck-Hall today. All interested juniors please drop off your completed applications and essay today to Mrs. Winck-Hall in Student Services!

· Attention Seniors: the application process is now open for the News Journal Medallion of Excellence. See Mrs. Winck-Hall in Student Services. Applications may be submitted through January 13, 2020.

· Girls with S.T.Y.L.E.S. will be hosting Study Hall today, beginning at 2:45 and a meeting tomorrow at 2:45. Both will take place in room 1-111. Snacks will be served. Hope to see you there! See Ms. Long with questions.

· Art club will meet today in Ms. Wise’s room 2-128 right after school.

· All cross country runners, there will be a brief meeting in room 2-314 during lunch (12:15) tomorrow. Please plan to attend. “Cross country, the toughest sport you’ll ever love.”

· Track interest meeting: tomorrow the 1st 10 minutes of lunch in the Multipurpose room. Any questions, see Coach Anthony.

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

· Underclassman picture retakes and makes up will be Wednesday, January 15th; students must sign up through their English teacher. Students without an English teacher can sign up in the front office.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Attention all Juniors: Do you like to sing? Dance? Recite poetry? Act? Play an instrument? Have a special talent? Mr. and Miss Mainland applications are now

available! Pick up your application today in the main office or the activities office. Applications are due this Friday, January 10.

· Student athletes may turn in sports physicals to the athletic training room 2-104 before school at 8:15am or after school during clinic hours that are posted on the door.

· Drivers Ed Spring class information now available in student services. Registration begins Saturday, January 11 at 8:00am and will be done digitally. Pick up a brochure from receptionist in Student Services. Must be at least 15 years old and must have completed one full year of high school on or before the first day of the session and have a learner’s permit.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Tuesday, January 7th

Attention Seniors: the application process is now open for the News Journal Medallion of Excellence. See Mrs. Winck-Hall in Student Services. Applications may be submitted through January 13, 2020.

· Girls with S.T.Y.L.E.S. will be hosting Study Hall tomorrow, Wednesday, beginning at 2:45 and a meeting Thursday at 2:45. Both will take place in room 1-111. Snacks will be served. Hope to see you there! See Ms. Long with questions.

· All cross country runners, there will be a brief meeting in room 2-314 during lunch (12:15) on Thursday January 9. Please plan to attend. “Cross country, the toughest sport you’ll ever love.”

· Track interest meeting: this Thursday the 1st 10 minutes of lunch in the Multipurpose room. Any questions, see Coach Anthony.

· Underclassman picture retakes and makes up will be Wednesday, January 15th; students must sign up through their English teacher. Students without an English teacher can sign up in the front office.

· Yearbooks are $60 until February 28th. Order forms are in the front office. Payments can be made to Mrs Gardner in room 1-333 or online.

· Attention all Juniors: Do you like to sing? Dance? Recite poetry? Act? Play an instrument? Have a special talent? Mr. and Miss Mainland applications are now available! Pick up your application today in the main office or the activities office. Applications are due this Friday, January 10.

· Student athletes may turn in sports physicals to the athletic training room 2-104 before school at 8:15am or after school during clinic hours that are posted on the door.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

Monday, January 6th

· Attention Seniors: the application process is now open for the News Journal Medallion of Excellence. See Mrs. Winck-Hall in Student Services. Applications may be submitted now through January 13, 2020.

· Girls with S.T.Y.L.E.S. will be hosting Study Hall this Wednesday beginning at 2:45 and a meeting Thursday at 2:45. Both will take place in room 1-111. Snacks will be served. Hope to see you there! See Ms. Long with questions.

· Attention all Juniors: Do you like to sing? Dance? Recite poetry? Act? Play an instrument? Have a special talent? Mr. and Miss Mainland applications are now available! Pick up your application today in the main office or the activities office. Applications are due this Friday, January 10.

· Student athletes may turn in sports physicals to the athletic training room 2-104 before school at 8:15am or after school during clinic hours that are posted on the door.

· Have a great day Bucs and remember BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES