Daily Announcements

Thursday, December 5th

Last night the girls varsity soccer team took on New Smyrna and came away with a 2-0 victory. The girls played extremely well. Grace Hawryluk and Katie Stoner scored the only goals of the match, and Maddy Bronson helped with an assist. Mar’kia Rimini got the shut out in goal and had 7 saves. Awesome job girls! Come out and watch both girls’ teams play Pine Ridge out back tomorrow right after school.

Attention boys and girls who want to play Beach Volleyball for Mainland HS, please attend an interest meeting today during lunch in 2-215 with Coach Valle.

Hi Gamer! Tomorrow night is the first game night of the school year. It’s 5 hours of gaming from 4:30pm to 9:30pm in room 1-335. There will be video games, board games, card games, tournaments and prizes! Food, drinks and snacks will be available for purchase. Different ticket packages are available from Guild Officers and from Mr. Reed in room 1-335. See you all there!

Attention dual enrolled students PLEASE don’t forget to drop off your second semester DSC class schedule in student services, so that guidance can get those classes added onto your Mainland schedule. Deadline for schedule drop off is Friday, December 13th.

Students – if you are looking for volunteer opportunities, Easter Seals is in need of volunteers for their Christmas party next Friday evening, December 13th. And the Police Explorers Club has additional opportunities. Details are available in the Resource Room and posted on the School website under Student Resources, YPP Information.

Students – lunch applications are still open and available on My School Apps.com . Just a reminder, qualifying for Reduced or Free lunch also qualifies you for free test waivers for ACT and SAT as well as NCAA Clearinghouse registration and College Applications.

Seniors – Yearbook Recognition Ads are due with photos and payment no later than December 18, 2019. Ad forms and payment information can be found at www.buccaneerphotography.org or in the front office.

Varsity and JV football players, the awards banquet is going to be on Wednesday, December 11th at 5:30pm in the Performing Arts Center. Dress casual. See you there!

Wednesday, December 4th

Seniors: Cap and gown orders today during lunch in the Hall of History. Cost is $65. Don’t have the full amount? Jostens will make payment arrangements. If you have any questions, stop by the Activities Office.

Juniors: Class ring orders today during lunch in the Hall of History.

Track interest meeting today, during the first 10 mins of lunch in the Multipurpose room. See Coach Anthony with any questions.

Art Club will be meeting today after school in Mrs. Wise’s room.

Attention boys and girls who want to play Beach Volleyball for Mainland HS, please attend an interest meeting during tomorrow, Thursday’s, lunch in 2-215 with Coach Valle.

Hi Gamer! This Friday 12/6 is the first game night of the school year. It’s 5 hours of gaming from 4:30pm to 9:30pm in room 1-335. There will be video games, board games, card games, tournaments and prizes! Food, drinks and snacks will be available for purchase. Different ticket packages are available from Guild Officers and from Mr. Reed in room 1-335. See you all there!

Attention dual enrolled students PLEASE don’t forget to drop off your second semester DSC class schedule in student services, so that guidance can get those classes added onto your Mainland schedule. Deadline for schedule drop off is Friday, December 13th.

Students – if you are looking for volunteer opportunities, Easter Seals is in need of volunteers for their Christmas party next Friday evening, December 13th. And the Police Explorers Club has additional opportunities. Details are available in the Resource Room and posted on the School website under Student Resources, YPP Information.

Students that submitted an essay for the Daytona Dreamer Essay Contest, invitations to the luncheon celebration scheduled for Next Monday, December 9th will be given to you today. Please see Mrs. Scheuerman in Student Services if you will not be able to attend or if you have questions.

Students – lunch applications are still open and available on My School Apps.com . Just a reminder, qualifying for Reduced or Free lunch also qualifies you for free test waivers for ACT and SAT as well as NCAA Clearinghouse registration and College Applications.

Seniors – Yearbook Recognition Ads are due with photos and payment no later than December 18, 2019. Ad forms and payment information can be found at www.buccaneerphotography.org or in the front office.

Varsity and JV football players, the awards banquet is going to be on Wednesday, December 11th at 5:30pm in the Performing Arts Center. Dress casual. See you there!

This weekend in Daytona Beach at the Ocean Center some of our Mainland Volleyball girls will be competing in the Florida Holiday Challenge for USA volleyball. The girls will play on Saturday and Sunday this weekend. Please wish the following girls good luck: Livvi Nichols, Bella Truxall, Alexa Wilson, Jackie Christiansen, Taylor Greco, and Brianna Gadson.

Tuesday, December 3rd

Congrats to the wrestling team for their preseason dual over break. Jordan Colubiale and Brady Howe both went undefeated on the way to the team beating Baldwin.

On November 23 during break, members of our Drama Club (Troup 0035) competed in the District 3 Thespian Festival. We were able to get 2 Superior events with: Jackie Lecza with a Vocal Soo from the Musical, Avenue Q and Xavier Harris and Jeffrey Turner with a Duet Act from the play, Choir Boy. Xavier, Jackie and Jeffrey will be competing at the State Festival during Spring Break in Tampa. The troupe also had excellent ratings in individual events by Leah Webber, Joshua Lingo, and Xavier Harris.

Seniors: Cap and gown orders today and tomorrow during lunch in the Hall of History. Cost is $65. Don’t have the full amount? Jostens will make payment arrangements. If you have any questions, stop by the Activities Office.

Juniors: Class ring orders today and tomorrow during lunch in the Hall of History.

Track interest meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, during the first 10 mins of lunch in the Multipurpose room. See Coach Anthony with any questions.

Hi Gamer2! This Friday 12/6 is the first game night of the school year. It’s 5 hours of gaming from 4:30pm to 9:30pm in room 1-335. There will be video games, board games, card games, tournaments and prizes! Food, drinks and snacks will be available for purchase. Different ticket packages are available from Guild Officers and from Mr. Reed in room 1-335. See you all there!

Seniors – Yearbook Recognition Ads are due with photos and payment no later than December 18, 2019. Ad forms and payment information can be found at www.buccaneerphotography.org or in the front office.

Varsity and JV football players, the awards banquet is going to be on Wednesday, December 11th at 5:30pm in the Performing Arts Center. Dress casual. See you there!

There’s still time to donate to the “Share Your Christmas” food drive. You may bring in canned food and non-perishable food items. Collection boxes are located in the Main Office and the SGA room. We will be collecting through this Thursday Dec. 5th.

Monday, December 2nd

Congratulations to our Academy of Computer Science teams that competed at the 23rd Annual Invitational High School Programming Contest hosted by Stetson University. The team of Maxwell Kuftic, Reece Dorton, Jacob Courville competed in Python language and placed 14th overall out of 47 teams. Team of Dylan Webb, Hosbaldo Lopez-Velasco, and Kenneth Johnson competed in Java language and placed 31 out of the 47 teams. By competing these students qualify for scholarship to Stetson University.

Seniors: Cap and gown orders tomorrow and Wednesday during lunch in the Hall of History. Cost is $65. Don’t have the full amount? Jostens will make payment arrangements. If you have any questions, stop by the Activities Office.

Juniors: Class ring orders tomorrow and Wednesday during lunch in the Hall of History.

Track interest meeting this Wednesday during the first 10 mins of lunch in the Multipurpose room. See Coach Anthony with any questions.

Seniors – Yearbook Recognition Ads are due with photos and payment no later than December 18, 2019. Ad forms and payment information can be found at www.buccaneerphotography.org or in the front office.

Varsity and JV football players, the awards banquet is going to be on Wednesday, December 11th at 5:30pm in the Performing Arts Center. Dress casual. See you there!

There’s still time to donate to the “Share Your Christmas” food drive. You may bring in canned food and non-perishable food items. Collection boxes are located in the Main Office and the SGA room. We will be collecting through this Thursday Dec. 5th.

Wednesday, November 6th

This is the final weekly summary for 2019 as the swim season came to an end at the Regional Meet in Gainesville. All the regional swimmers finished with new personal records but came up a little short of qualifying for the state meet next week. Coach Lochte and Bishop want to our congratulate all the seniors for all their accomplishments and wish each good luck in the future!

Thank you to all of our donors who participated in last Thursday’s Blood Drive. We had a total of 71 donors and saved 213 lives. Way to go, Bucs! Our next blood drive will be in January so we hope you’ll join us on the Big Red Bus.

Art Club has been cancelled today.

Seniors – Please join us today in the MPR during lunch – if you have any questions still about how to apply for school or financial aid, or what comes next after you are accepted – or even if you are still unsure what you want to do after graduation, this is a great opportunity to be with your friends and peers to talk about these topics and more.

Girls with S.T.Y.L.E.S. will meet today after school in Rm1-111 at 2:45 pm. All young ladies grades 9-12 are welcome. Bring dues & all paperwork if you haven’t submitted them already.

Attention students that have registered to take the ASVAB test tomorrow – passes to release you from class will be given to your fourth period teachers. You will need to report to the MPR by 12:10pm to check in and be seated.

JV football players who did not get moved up, equipment turn in is during lunch today. If you do not get your equipment checked in it will get placed on your obligations.

Attention ASIM students: Your ASIM Wreath Sale Fundraiser orders and money are to back to Mrs. Mandell no later than tomorrow, November 7th.

And for those with ASIM scrubs, tomorrow is Scrubs Day. If you didn’t order scrubs, wear something ASIM. And join Mrs. Mandell in the courtyard tomorrow at the start of Buc Break to get a big group picture in your ASIM scrubs and attire.

Are you planning to take the December SAT or ACT Test? Registration deadline for both is this Friday, November 8th. Waivers for qualified students available in Student Services. Not sure if you qualify? Stop by the Resource Room in Student Services to find out.

Volunteer opportunity: DeLand Fall Festival on Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24. Stop by the Resource Room for more information.

It’s that time of year again! SGA is taking donations for the annual Toys for Tots collection. We are in need of new, unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages. Collection boxes are located in Student Services, the Media Center, and Main Office or you can bring your donations to the Activities office in 1-260A. Collections will last until Nov. 28th. We thank you in advance for your help.

SGA is also collecting for the “Share Your Christmas” food drive. You may bring in canned food and non-perishable food items (We will not accept expired cans food items). Collection boxes are located in the Main Office and the SGA room. We will be collecting through Thursday Dec. 5th.

Yearbooks are currently $60 until Winter Break. Order forms are available in the front office.

It is football playoff season and your Buccaneers will host Pensacola Washington this Friday night at Daytona Stadium. Kickoff will be at 7:30pm and tickets are $8. No passes will be permitted for this game, everyone must buy a ticket. Come on out and cheer on your Bucs as they begin their run for the state title!!

Tuesday, November 5th

Cheer Tryouts for Basketball season are today through Thursday, November 7 in the gym from 4:00-6:00pm. See Coach Jenece Giddens with any questions.

Seniors – final reminder that the Elks National Scholarship application is due today – November 5th. Great opportunity – don’t miss out!

Senior group picture is today during 4th period in the gym. Students will report to their 4th period first and dismissed by announcement.

Girls with S.T.Y.L.E.S. will meet tomorrow after school in Rm1-111 at 2:45 pm. All young ladies grades 9-12 are welcome. Bring dues & all paperwork if you haven’t submitted them already.

This is a reminder for students that have signed up for the ASVAB Career Exploration Test – it is scheduled for THIS Thursday, November 7th at 12pm in the MPR. Information packets and passes will be distributed through your 4th period class.

JV football players who did not get moved up, equipment turn in is during lunch today and tomorrow. If you do not get your equipment checked in it will get placed on your obligations.

Are you planning to take the December SAT or ACT Test? Registration deadline for both is this Friday, November 8th. Waivers for qualified students available in Student Services. Not sure if you qualify? Stop by the Resource Room in Student Services to find out.

Volunteer opportunity: DeLand Fall Festival on Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24. Stop by the Resource Room for more information.

It’s that time of year again! SGA is taking donations for the annual Toys for Tots collection. We are in need of new, unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages. Collection boxes are located in Student Services, the Media Center, and Main Office or you can bring your donations to the Activities office in 1-260A. Collections will last until Nov. 28th. We thank you in advance for your help.

SGA is also collecting for the “Share Your Christmas” food drive. You may bring in canned food and non-perishable food items (We will not accept expired cans food items). Collection boxes are located in the Main Office and the SGA room. We will be collecting through Thursday Dec. 5th.

Yearbooks are currently $60 until Winter Break. Order forms are available in the front office.

It is football playoff season and your Buccaneers will host Pensacola Washington this Friday night at Daytona Stadium. Kickoff will be at 7:30pm and tickets are $8. No passes will be permitted for this game, everyone must buy a ticket. Come on out and cheer on your Bucs as they begin their run for the state title!!

Monday, November 4th

Congratulations to Parker McDuffie who won the First Place Wessell Foundation Award at the 47th Annual Halifax Art Festival! His piece will be on display at MOAS for the next two weeks. Cemiyah Talton’s ceramic piece and Alyssa Dorton’s Digital Art piece were selected to be on display at Art Haus for the next two weeks! Congratulations Bucs!

Congratulations to Mainland’s Beach volleyball program who played this weekend at Hickory Point Park in a USA volleyball event. Our boys placed third in the silver and bronze divisions. Top performers were Mehki Howard, Alex Richardson, Kai Lucas, Syanjay Walker, Rajah Jones and Francisco Rios. Any boys interested in playing beach, please see Coach Valle in 2-215. We have additional events and opportunities for boys to play beach volleyball.

The girls cross country season came to an end on Saturday at regionals in Lake City. The girls all ran great races led by Madelyn Bronson who finished 21st overall and Grace Hawryluk who finished 33rd. Although the team didn’t advance to state, they did beat New Smyrna and Seabreeze!!!! Congrats to our senior runners Summer Klein 4 year varsity runner, Madelyn Bronson 3 year varsity runner, Grace Hawryluk 2 year varsity and Karen Fam 1 year varsity runner. Way to go girls!! Cross country, the toughest sport you’ll ever love!!

Boys Basketball Tryouts are today. Varsity from 4-5:30 and JV is 6-7:30. You must have a physical and all proper paperwork in order to tryout. If you have any questions, please see Coach Giddens in the gym or Coach Martin in 2-208.

Cheer Tryouts for Basketball season are tomorrow through Thursday, November 7 in the gym from 4:00-6:00pm. See Coach Jenece Giddens with any questions.

Seniors – final reminder that the Elks National Scholarship application is due tomorrow – November 5th. Great opportunity – don’t miss out!

Senior group picture is tomorrow during 4th period in the gym. Students will report to their 4th period first and dismissed by announcement.

Girls with S.T.Y.L.E.S. will meet Wednesday after school in Rm1-111 at 2:45 pm. All young ladies grades 9-12 are welcome. Bring dues & all paperwork if you haven’t submitted them already.

This is a reminder for students that have signed up for the ASVAB Career Exploration Test – it is scheduled for THIS Thursday, November 7th at 12pm in the MPR. Information packets and passes will be distributed through your 4th period class. If you did not get a chance to sign up, but are still interested in taking the ASVAB, please come by the Resource Room in student services today, it is open until 5:30pm.

JV football players who did not get moved up, equipment turn in is during lunch Tuesday and Wednesday this week. If you do not get your equipment checked in it will get placed on your obligations.

Are you planning to take the December SAT or ACT Test? Registration deadline for both is this Friday, November 8th. Waivers for qualified students available in Student Services. Not sure if you qualify? Stop by the Resource Room in Student Services to find out.

Volunteer opportunity: DeLand Fall Festival on Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24. Stop by the Resource Room for more information.

It’s that time of year again! SGA is taking donations for the annual Toys for Tots collection. We are in need of new and unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages. Collection boxes are located in Student Services, the Media Center, and Main Office or you can bring your donations to the Activities office in 1-260A. Collections will last until Nov. 28th. We thank you in advance for your help.

SGA is also collecting for the “Share Your Christmas” food drive. You may bring in canned food and non-perishable food items (We will not accept expired cans food items). Collection boxes are located in the Main Office and the SGA room. Collections will start today and end on Thursday Dec. 5th.

Yearbooks are currently $60 until Winter Break. Order forms are available in the front office.

Friday, November 1st

Key and Rotary club will meet today during lunch in the Media Center.

Boys Basketball Tryouts are Monday, November 4th. Varsity from 4-5:30 and JV is 6-7:30. You must have a physical and all proper paperwork in order to tryout. If you have any questions, please see Coach Giddens in the gym or Coach Martin in 2-208.

Cheer Tryouts for Basketball season are Tuesday, November 5 through Thursday, November 7 in the gym from 4:00-6:00pm. See Coach Jenece Giddens with any questions.

Seniors:

Senior Superlative nominations are due today. Please visit www.buccaneerphotography.org to nominate.

All summer Senior Portraits are online at www.buccaneerphotography.org, if you took your Senior Formal Portrait over the summer you must choose your yearbook pose TODAY.

All senior quotes are due online at www.buccaneerphotography.org today.

Seniors – just a reminder that the Elk’s National Foundation Scholarship is due on Monday, November 4th. Information available in the Resource Room and on the school website under Student Resource / Scholarship & Financial Aid.

Senior group picture is on Tues November 5 during 4th period in the gym. Students will report to their 4th period first and dismissed by announcement.

Volunteer opportunity: DeLand Fall Festival on Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24. Stop by the Resource Room for more information.

Students, the Daytona Dreamer Essay Contest is exclusively available to all Mainland students regardless of your GPA. Visit DaytonaDreamer.org and submit an essay for a chance to win a laptop. Contest ends today.

Teachers there is a great learning opportunity today. If you have non-English speakers in your classroom, this would be a good time for you to meet with the district secondary ESOL contact to discuss learning strategies and secondary grading practices for the ELL

students. Please join us during your planning period in the Media Lab 1-321K. This is a great DPP opportunity.

It’s that time of year again! SGA is taking donations for the annual Toys for Tots collection. We are requesting that individuals donate new and unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages. Collection boxes are located in Student Services, the Media Center, and Main Office or you can bring your donations to the Activities office in 1-260A. Collections will last until Nov. 28th. We thank you in advance for your help.

Yearbooks are currently $60 until Winter Break. Order forms are available in the front office.

Thursday, October 31st

This year’s Red Ribbon Week theme is “Send a Message, Stay Drug Free”. To recognize Red Ribbon week, SGA will have a table set up in the courtyard during lunch today for students to sign the pledge and to hand out stickers and ribbons. Also, wearing RED today brings awareness to Red Ribbon Week!!

International Club meeting will be held today during lunch in room 2-321. Bring your supplies early to the World Language Hallway on 3rd floor of building 2 east end.

FCA huddle meeting today in the Multi-purpose room! Join us for food fellowship and worship.

The athletic training room will be CLOSED today during lunch, 7th period AND after school. If anyone needs to turn in a physical they can do so during buc break today or Friday morning, buc break or lunch.

Key and Rotary club will meet tomorrow during lunch in the Media Center.

Boys Basketball Tryouts are Monday, November 4th. Varsity from 4-5:30 and JV is 6-7:30. You must have a physical and all proper paperwork in order to tryout. If you have any questions, please see Coach Giddens in the gym or Coach Martin in 2-208.

Cheer Tryouts for Basketball season are Tuesday, November 5 through Thursday, November 7 in the gym from 4:00-6:00pm. See Coach Jenece Giddens with any questions.

Seniors:

Senior Superlative nominations are now in progress. Please visit www.buccaneerphotography.org to nominate. Nominations end tomorrow.

All summer Senior Portraits are online at www.buccaneerphotography.org, if you took your Senior Formal Portrait over the summer you have until tomorrow to choose your yearbook pose.

All senior quotes are due online at www.buccaneerphotography.org by tomorrow.

Senior t-shirts are in and may be picked up in the Activities Office before and after school and at the counter outside of bookkeeping during lunch.

Seniors – just a reminder that the Elk’s National Foundation Scholarship is due next Monday, November 4th. Information available in the Resource Room and on the school website under Student Resource / Scholarship & Financial Aid.

Senior group picture is on Tues November 5 during 4th period in the gym. Students will report to their 4th period first and dismissed by announcement.

Volunteer opportunity: DeLand Fall Festival on Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24. Stop by the Resource Room for more information.

Students, the Daytona Dreamer Essay Contest is exclusively available to all Mainland students regardless of your GPA. Visit DaytonaDreamer.org and submit an essay for a chance to win a laptop. Contest ends tomorrow.

Teachers there is a great learning opportunity tomorrow. If you have non-English speakers in your classroom, this would be a good time for you to meet with the district secondary ESOL contact to discuss learning strategies and secondary grading practices for the ELL students. Please join us during your planning period in the Media Lab 1-321K. This is a great DPP opportunity.

It’s that time of year again! SGA is taking donations for the annual Toys for Tots collection. We are requesting that individuals donate new and unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages. Collection boxes are located in Student Services, the Media Center, and Main Office or you can bring your donations to the Activities office in 1-260A. Collections will last until Nov. 28th. We thank you in advance for your help.

Yearbooks are currently $60 until Winter Break. Order forms are available in the front office.

Wednesday, October 30th

All students: no costumes will be permitted tomorrow.

The Swim team competed in their district meet yesterday with all setting new personal records. Each swimmer will now wait until Friday, when the other districts finish their meets, to see if their new low times will qualify for the regional meet next week in Gainesville, FL-we will let you know as soon as the results are in. As this season comes to an end for some, the swim team would like to express that they are all very happy to have Coach Lochte return this year as the Buccaneers head swimming coach.

This year’s Red Ribbon Week theme is “Send a Message, Stay Drug Free”. To recognize Red Ribbon week, SGA will have a table set up in the courtyard during lunch tomorrow for students to sign the pledge and to hand out stickers and ribbons. Also, wear RED on Thursday to bring awareness and be proud to be Drug Fee!!

ASIM’s next blood drive of the year is tomorrow. Today is the last day for students interested in donating blood to sign up during lunch in the courtyardWednesday. 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!

Seniors – are you interested in a career as an electrician, plumber, welder, auto mechanic or even in the field of cosmetology, barbering or child care? Do you want to know options for jobs like construction or manufacturing, or even certificate programs for medical or technical jobs? Then plan to attend today’s Senior Lunch Talk in the MPR.

ASL Club meets today, during lunch in room 2-327. Come and join us for a silent spooky celebration. We will be having a small party and learning Halloween signs!

Want to help with Mainland Events and shows, learn the lighting, sound, rigging, and show management? The Mainland Theater Tech Club is hosting a general interest meeting today during lunch for all interested students in the Media Center to discuss about training opportunities and the 2019-2020 Show Season.

Attention all girls interested in Playing Flag Football: Please attend our informational meeting today at the start of lunch in the weight room! We will wait outside of the gym doors during the first five minutes of lunch and escort you to the weight room.

Want to send a “Boo-Gram” to that special someone? Today is the last day to see any cheerleader or visit the table set up at lunch outside the Hall of History to purchase for only $1! Boo-Grams will be delivered on 10/31 during 7th period.

International Club meeting will be held tomorrow during lunch in room 2-321. Bring your supplies early to the World Language Hallway on 3rd floor of building 2 east end.

Key and Rotary club will meet this Friday, November 1 during lunch in the Media Center.

Boys Basketball Tryouts are Monday, November 4th. Varsity from 4-5:30 and JV is 6-7:30. You must have a physical and all proper paperwork in order to tryout. If you have any questions, please see Coach Giddens in the gym or Coach Martin in 2-208.

Seniors:

Senior Superlative nominations are now in progress. Please visit www.buccaneerphotography.org to nominate. Nominations end this Friday, November 1st.

All summer Senior Portraits are online at www.buccaneerphotography.org, if you took your Senior Formal Portrait over the summer you have until November 1st to choose your yearbook pose.

All senior quotes are due online at www.buccaneerphotography.org by November 1st.

Senior t-shirts are in and may be picked up in the Activities Office before and after school and at the counter outside of bookkeeping during lunch.

Seniors – just a reminder that the Elk’s National Foundation Scholarship is due next Monday, November 4th. Information available in the Resource Room and on the school website under Student Resource / Scholarship & Financial Aid.

Senior group picture is on Tues November 5 during 4th period in the gym. Students will report to their 4th period first and dismissed by announcement.

Volunteer opportunity: DeLand Fall Festival on Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24. Stop by the Resource Room for more information.

Students, the Daytona Dreamer Essay Contest is exclusively available to all Mainland students regardless of your GPA. Visit DaytonaDreamer.org and submit an essay for a chance to win a laptop. Contest ends this Friday, November 1st.

Teachers there is a great learning opportunity this Friday, November 1, 2019. If you have non-English speakers in your classroom, this would be a good time for you to meet with the district secondary ESOL contact to discuss learning strategies and secondary grading practices for the ELL students. Please join us during your planning period in the Media Lab 1-321K. This is a great DPP opportunity.

It’s that time of year again! SGA is taking donations for the annual Toys for Tots collection. We are requesting that individuals donate new and unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages. Collection boxes are located in Student Services, the Media Center, and Main Office or you can bring your donations to the Activities office in 1-260A. Collections will last until Nov. 28th. We thank you in advance for your help.

Yearbooks are currently $60 until Winter Break. Order forms are available in the front office.

Tuesday, October 29th

All students: no costumes will be permitted on Thursday.

This year’s Red Ribbon Week theme is “Send a Message, Stay Drug Free”. To recognize Red Ribbon week, SGA will have a table set up in the courtyard during lunch on Thursday for students to sign the pledge and to hand out stickers and ribbons. Also, wear RED on Thursday to bring awareness and be proud to be Drug Fee!!

Mainland’s Beach Volleyball program will have 6 boys competing this weekend at the Florida Beach Fest on November 2 at Hickory Point Park in Tavares, FL. Wish our boys luck as they are the pioneers for boys volleyball and beach volleyball here at Mainland High School. The boys competing in this event are Mehki Howard, Alex Richardson, Kai Lucas, Syanjay Walker, Francisco Rios and Rajah Jones. Buc Pride Never Dies!

ASIM’s next blood drive of the year is this Thursday. Students interested in donating blood can sign up during lunch in the courtyard through tomorrow, 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!

Attention returning track members: meeting today the 1st 15 minutes of lunch in the multipurpose room.

Seniors – are you interested in a career as an electrician, plumber, welder, auto mechanic or even in the field of cosmetology, barbering or child care? Do you want to know options for jobs like construction or manufacturing, or even certificate programs for medical or technical jobs? Then plan to attend this week’s Senior Lunch Talk in the MPR tomorrow.

Want to help with Mainland Events and shows, learn the lighting, sound, rigging, and show management? The Mainland Theater Tech Club is hosting a general interest meeting this Wednesday during lunch for all interested students in the Media Center to discuss about training opportunity’s and the 2019-2020 Show Season.

Attention all girls interested in Playing Flag Football: Please attend our informational meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, October 30th at the start of lunch in the weight room! We will wait outside of the gym doors during the first five minutes of lunch and escort you to the weight room.

International Club meeting will be held this Thursday during lunch 2-321. Bring your supplies early to World Language Hallway on 3rd floor building 2 east end.

Key and Rotary club will meet this Friday, November 1 during lunch in the Media Center.

Want to send a “Boo-Gram” to that special someone? See any cheerleader or visit the table set up at lunch outside the Hall of History. On sale for only $1 through tomorrow! Boo-Grams will be delivered on 10/31 during 7th period.

Seniors:

Senior Superlative nominations are now in progress. Please visit www.buccaneerphotography.org to nominate. Nominations end this Friday, November 1st.

All summer Senior Portraits are online at www.buccaneerphotography.org, if you took your Senior Formal Portrait over the summer you have until November 1st to choose your yearbook pose.

All senior quotes are due online at www.buccaneerphotography.org by November 1st.

Senior t-shirts are in and may be picked up in the Activities Office before and after school and at the counter outside of bookkeeping during lunch.

Seniors – just a reminder that the Elk’s National Foundation Scholarship is due next Monday, November 4th. Information available in the Resource Room and on the school website under Student Resource / Scholarship & Financial Aid.

Senior group picture is on Tues November 5 during 4th period in the gym. Students will report to their 4th period first and dismissed by announcement.

Volunteer opportunity: DeLand Fall Festival on Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24. Stop by the Resource Room for more information.

Students, the Daytona Dreamer Essay Contest is exclusively available to all Mainland students regardless of your GPA. Visit DaytonaDreamer.org and submit an essay for a chance to win a laptop. Contest ends this Friday, November 1st.

It’s that time of year again! SGA is taking donations for the annual Toys for Tots collection. We are requesting that individuals donate new and unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages. Collection boxes are located in Student Services, the Media Center, and Main Office or you can bring your donations to the Activities office in 1-260A. Collections will last until Nov. 28th. We thank you in advance for your help.

Yearbooks are currently $60 until Winter Break. Order forms are available in the front office.

Monday, October 28th

Congratulations to the girls cross country team for a great race at districts Saturday and qualifying for regionals!!! Madelyn Bronson led the team with a 13th place finish followed by Grace Hawryluk who finished 17th. Molly Bronson, Hannah Gilbert, Summer Klein, Karen Fam and Madison Katsikos all had great races to help the team move one step closer to a chance for states. Your coach and your school are proud of how hard you work!! Go get ‘em at Regionals this Saturday!!! Cross country, the toughest sport you’ll ever love!!!!

This weekend, the boys finished off their season with a great race at districts. Jonah Reilly came in 43rd overall, running a 19:11.  Arjon Abdurahman and Sam Dyer ran great races to finish off their high school career as cross country runners. Great job seniors, best of luck in soccer and track.  Joey Loguidice, Alonzo Bell and Caden Allen all had great runs as well. Thanks for a fun and amazing season of cross country, the toughest sport you’ll ever love.

ASIM’s next blood drive of the year is this Thursday. Students interested in donating blood can sign up during lunch in the courtyard through 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!

Girl Basketball tryouts are today and tomorrow.  Meet in the gym immediately after school. Tryouts will take place from 4p-6p.

Attention returning track members:  meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, October 29 the 1st 15 minutes of lunch in the multipurpose room.

International Club meeting will be held this Thursday during lunch 2-321.  Bring your supplies early to World Language Hallway on 3rd floor building 2 east end.  

Key and Rotary club will meet this Friday, November 1 during lunch in the Media Center.

Seniors:

Senior Superlative nominations are now in progress. Please visit www.buccaneerphotography.org to nominate. Nominations end this Friday, November 1st.

All summer Senior Portraits are online at www.buccaneerphotography.org, if you took your Senior Formal Portrait over the summer you have until November 1st to choose your yearbook pose.

All senior quotes are due online at www.buccaneerphotography.org by November 1st.

Senior t-shirts are in and may be picked up in the Activities Office before and after school and at the counter outside of bookkeeping during lunch.

Students, the Daytona Dreamer Essay Contest is exclusively available to all Mainland students regardless of your GPA.  Visit DaytonaDreamer.org and submit an essay for a chance to win a laptop.  Contest ends this Friday, November 1st.

Want to send a “Boo-Gram” to that special someone?  See any cheerleader or visit the table set up at lunch outside the Hall of History.  On sale for only $1 through Wednesday, October 30!  Boo-Grams will be delivered on 10/31 during 7th period.

The Little Buc Cheer Clinic is today through Wednesday in the upper gym.  Know anyone grades Kindergarten through 8th grade?  Just $25 and includes t-shirt, game entry and performance at the game this Friday, November 1.

Underclassmen Picture Day is tomorrow and Wednesday through your English classes. If you do not have an English class on campus, please sign up on the sheet in the main office for a day and time. All faculty and staff please come to the auditorium at any time during these two days to have your photo taken.

It’s that time of year again! SGA is taking donations for the annual Toys for Tots collection. We are requesting that individuals donate new and unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages. Collection boxes are located in Student Services, the Media Center, and Main Office or you can bring your donations to the Activities office in 1-260A. Collections will last until Nov. 28th. We thank you in advance for your help. 

Yearbooks are currently $60 until Winter Break. Order forms are available in the front office.

Friday, October 25th

Congrats to the JV football team on their big win vs Seabreeze 44-0! Highlighted by Christopher Pickney with 2 Interceptions and touchdowns by Ajai Harrel and Devin Franklin. Great way to end the season!

Jr. Civitan will meet today during lunch in Mrs. Jallah’s room.

Attention DSC students:  Fall A books are due to the Media Center today.  Students will not be able to check out Fall B books until the Fall A books have been returned.

ASIM’s next blood drive of the year will be held next Thursday, October 31st. Students interested in donating blood can sign up during lunch in the courtyard starting today through 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!

Seniors – just a reminder that the Horatio Alger Scholarship is due today.  Application is available online only, and the link is available through the MainlandHighSchool.org / Student Resources / Scholarship page.

Attention returning track members:  meeting next Tuesday, October 29 the 1st 15 minutes of lunch in the multipurpose room.

Key and Rotary club will meet NEXT Friday, November 1 during lunch in the Media Center.

October 30th is Mainland Volleyball‘s Awards Night in the Multipurpose room, all players attending RSVP to Coach Valle.  Also, all volleyball players need to return all of their uniforms from this season – please bring to Coach Valle in 2-215.

Students, the Daytona Dreamer Essay Contest is exclusively available to all Mainland students regardless of your GPA.  Visit DaytonaDreamer.org and submit an essay for a chance to win a laptop.  Contest ends next Friday, November 1st.

Want to send a “Boo-Gram” to that special someone?  See any cheerleader or visit the table set up at lunch outside the Hall of History.  On sale for only $1 through Wednesday, October 30!  Boo-Grams will be delivered on 10/31 during 7th period.

Support cheer!  Fancloth apparel fundraiser ends today.  See any cheerleader to place an order.  Also, come out to Skate and Shake tomorrow night from 5:00-7:00pm.  Just $8 at the door!  And, the Little Buc Cheer Clinic is October 28 through 30 in the upper gym.  Know anyone grades Kindergarten through 8th grade?  Just $25 and includes t-shirt, game entry and performance at the game that Friday, November 1.

Underclassmen Picture Day is October 29 and October 30 through your English classes. If you do not have an English class on campus, please sign up on the sheet in the main office for a day and time. All faculty and staff please come to the auditorium at any time during these two days to have your photo taken.

It’s that time of year again! SGA is taking donations for the annual Toys for Tots collection. We are requesting that individuals donate new and unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages. Collection boxes are located in Student Services, the Media Center, and Main Office or you can bring your donations to the Activities office in 1-260A. Collections will last until Nov. 28th. We thank you in advance for your help. 

Yearbooks are currently $60 until Winter Break. Order forms are available in the front office.

Girls with STYLES is still collecting items for hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas. There is a collection box for donations in the front office or you can bring them to rm 1-111. If you’d like a box in your classroom see Ms. Long. 

Explore your interests. Identify your strengths. Expand your horizons.  Participate in the ASVAB Career Exploration Program.  It’s Free!  Sign up today in Student Services to take the ASVAB on November 7th.  Information brochures available.

Thursday, October 24th

Congratulations to the boys bowling team for defeating Spruce Creek yesterday 7-0.  All team members contributed to the big win.  Great job boys!

The girls bowling team put up a fight but fell yesterday to Spruce Creek.  Emily Sansom led the way for the Bucs with another great series.  Great job ladies!

Attention DSC students:  Fall A books are due to the Media Center by tomorrow.  Students will not be able to check out Fall B books until the Fall A books have been returned.

ASIM’s next blood drive of the year will be held next Thursday, October 31st. Students interested in donating blood can sign up during lunch in the courtyard starting tomorrow through 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!

Attention returning track members:  meeting next Tuesday, October 29 the 1st 15 minutes of lunch in the multipurpose room.

Key and Rotary club will meet NEXT Friday, November 1 during lunch in the Media Center.

Seniors – just a reminder that the Horatio Alger Scholarship is due tomorrow.  Application is available online only, and the link is available through the MainlandHighSchool.org / Student Resources / Scholarship page.

If you’re interested in a retail job working weekends and after school stop by and see Coach Burton in room 1-268 for details.

October 30th is Mainland Volleyball‘s Awards Night in the Multipurpose room, all players attending RSVP to Coach Valle.  Also, all volleyball players need to return all of their uniforms from this season – please bring to Coach Valle in 2-215.

Students, the Daytona Dreamer Essay Contest is exclusively available to all Mainland students regardless of your GPA.  Visit DaytonaDreamer.org and submit an essay for a chance to win a laptop.  Contest ends next Friday, November 1st.

Want to send a “Boo-Gram” to that special someone?  See any cheerleader or visit the table set up at lunch outside the Hall of History.  On sale for only $1 through Wednesday, October 30!  Boo-Grams will be delivered on 10/31 during 7th period.

Support cheer!  Fancloth apparel fundraiser ends October 25.  See any cheerleader to place an order.  Also, come out to Skate and Shake on Saturday, October 26 from 5:00-7:00pm.  Just $8 at the door!  And, the Little Buc Cheer Clinic is October 28 through 30 in the upper gym.  Know anyone grades Kindergarten through 8th grade?  Just $25 and includes t-shirt, game entry and performance at the game that Friday, November 1.

It’s Beat Seabreeze week!  Do you want to win a free ticket to the game tomorrow?  Find a red laminated crab hidden around campus and turn it in to the Activities Office.  Spirit days are today:  Krusty Krab Day and tomorrow: Blue and Gold Day.  Show your school spirit and if you’re dressed up, join us in the courtyard at lunch to walk the red carpet for a chance to win tickets to the Seabreeze game.  Today is the last day for the dress up days contest.

Underclassmen Picture Day is October 29 and October 30 through your English classes. If you do not have an English class on campus, please sign up on the sheet in the main office for a day and time. All faculty and staff please come to the auditorium at any time during these two days to have your photo taken.

It’s that time of year again! SGA is taking donations for the annual Toys for Tots collection. We are requesting that individuals donate new and unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages. Collection boxes are located in Student Services, the Media Center, and Main Office or you can bring your donations to the Activities office in 1-260A. Collections will last until Nov. 28th. We thank you in advance for your help. 

Yearbooks are currently $60 until Winter Break. Order forms are available in the front office.

Girls with STYLES is still collecting items for hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas. There is a collection box for donations in the front office or you can bring them to rm 1-111. If you’d like a box in your classroom see Ms. Long. 

Explore your interests. Identify your strengths. Expand your horizons.  Participate in the ASVAB Career Exploration Program.  It’s Free!  Sign up today in Student Services to take the ASVAB on November 7th.  Information brochures available.

Wednesday, October 23rd

PERT testing is taking place this week. Any student interested in DUAL Enrollment please see your counselor during lunch to see if you qualify for testing by today. Any student wanting to get review before, there will be tutoring in the media center all week during lunch.

Attention DSC students: Fall A books are due to the Media Center by this Friday. Students will not be able to check out Fall B books until the Fall A books have been returned.

Sorry there will be no Guild of Gamers today after school due to teacher training. See you next week!

Art Club has been cancelled today.

Senior Lunch Talk today in the MPR….learn more about the ASVAB Career Exploration Test, Military Scholarships and Options. We will have time for questions about anything you are working on now, so if you need help, join us for lunch!

Seniors – just a reminder that the Horatio Alger Scholarship is due this Friday, October 25th. Application is available online only, and the link is available through the MainlandHighSchool.org / Student Resources / Scholarship page.

All boys interested in beach volleyball, Mainland’s boys beach volleyball will be practicing today, at Silver Sands Middle School from 6-7:30pm. See you then.

If you’re interested in a retail job working weekends and after school stop by and see Coach Burton in room 1-268 for details.

October 30th is Mainland Volleyball‘s Awards Night in the Multipurpose room, all players attending RSVP to Coach Valle. Also, all volleyball players need to return all of their uniforms from this season – please bring to Coach Valle in 2-215.

Students, the Daytona Dreamer Essay Contest is exclusively available to all Mainland students regardless of your GPA. Visit DaytonaDreamer.org and submit an essay for a chance to win a laptop. Contest ends next Friday, November 1st.

Want to send a “Boo-Gram” to that special someone? See any cheerleader or visit the table set up at lunch outside the Hall of History. On sale for only $1 through Wednesday, October 30! Boo-Grams will be delivered on 10/31 during 7th period.

Support cheer! Fancloth apparel fundraiser ends October 25. See any cheerleader to place an order. Also, come out to Skate and Shake on Saturday, October 26 from 5:00-7:00pm. Just $8 at the door! And, the Little Buc Cheer Clinic is October 28 through 30 in the upper gym. Know anyone grades Kindergarten through 8th grade? Just $25 and includes t-shirt, game entry and performance at the game that Friday, November 1.

It’s Beat Seabreeze week! Do you want to win a free ticket to the game on Friday? Find a red laminated crab hidden around campus and turn it in to the Activities Office. Spirit days are today: Pink Out, Tomorrow: Krusty Krab Day and Friday: Blue and Gold Day. Show your school spirit and if you’re dressed up, join us in the courtyard at lunch to walk the red carpet for a chance to win tickets to the Seabreeze game.

Underclassmen Picture Day is October 29 and October 30 through your English classes. If you do not have an English class on campus, please sign up on the sheet in the main office for a day and time. All faculty and staff please come to the auditorium at any time during these two days to have your photo taken.

It’s that time of year again! SGA is taking donations for the annual Toys for Tots collection. We are requesting that individuals donate new and unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages. Collection boxes are located in Student Services, the Media Center, and Main Office or you can bring your donations to the Activities office in 1-260A. Collections will last until Nov. 28th. We thank you in advance for your help.

Yearbooks are currently $60 until Winter Break. Order forms are available in the front office.

Girls with STYLES is still collecting items for hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas. There is a collection box for donations in the front office or you can bring them to rm 1-111. If you’d like a box in your classroom see Ms. Long.

Explore your interests. Identify your strengths. Expand your horizons. Participate in the ASVAB Career Exploration Program. It’s Free! Sign up today in Student Services to take the ASVAB on November 7th. Information brochures available.

Tuesday, October 22nd

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.

PERT testing will take place this week. Any student interested in DUAL Enrollment please see your counselor during lunch to see if you qualify for testing by tomorrow, Wednesday. Any student wanting to get review before, there will be tutoring in the media center all week during lunch.

Attention DSC students: Fall A books are due to the Media Center by this Friday. Students will not be able to check out Fall B books until the Fall A books have been returned.

Anyone interested in playing tennis this year please meet coach McCoy in the media center during lunch.

Anyone interested in wrestling this winter, there will be an informational parent meeting tonight at 5:30pm in Mr. Lawrence’s room 1-215. Please stop by before then for more information.

All boys interested in beach volleyball, Mainland’s boys beach volleyball will be practicing tomorrow, Wednesday, at Silver Sands Middle School from 6-7:30pm. See you then.

If you’re interested in a retail job working weekends and after school stop by and see Coach Burton in room 1-268 for details.

October 30th is Mainland Volleyball‘s Awards Night in the Multipurpose room, all players attending RSVP to Coach Valle. Also, all volleyball players need to return all of their uniforms from this season – please bring to Coach Valle in 2-215.

Seniors – have you heard of the ASVAB test? Are you still thinking about what career or direction you will take after high school? Are you considering the military as an option after graduation, or do you want to know more about scholarships they offer and college choices you may have? Then plan to attend this week’s Senior Buc Lunch Talk tomorrow in the MPR.

Want to send a “Boo-Gram” to that special someone? See any cheerleader or visit the table set up at lunch outside the Hall of History. On sale for only $1 through Wednesday, October 30! Boo-Grams will be delivered on 10/31 during 7th period.

Support cheer! Fancloth apparel fundraiser ends October 25. See any cheerleader to place an order. Also, come out to Skate and Shake on Saturday, October 26 from 5:00-7:00pm. Just $8 at the door! And, the Little Buc Cheer Clinic is October 28 through 30 in the upper gym. Know anyone grades Kindergarten through 8th grade? Just $25 and includes t-shirt, game entry and performance at the game that Friday, November 1.

It’s Beat Seabreeze week! Do you want to win a free ticket to the game on Friday? Find a red laminated crab hidden around campus and turn it in to the Activities Office. Spirit days are today: Decades Day, Tomorrow: Pink Out, Thursday: Krusty Krab Day and Friday: Blue and Gold Day. Show your school spirit and if you’re dressed up, join us in the courtyard at lunch to walk the red carpet for a chance to win tickets to the Seabreeze game.

Students – do you still need to complete your YPP Training? Do you know what YPP is? The Youth Partnership Program of Volusia County is an important part of your high school experience and volunteer hours are required for scholarship qualification. Check the Mainland website under Student & Parent Resources / YPP for information and training completion options today.

Seniors – Have you checked out the scholarship page on the Mainland website recently? Are you missing out on opportunities to apply for FREE money for college? Check out everything that is available today! Scholarships and opportunities that are specific to a certain college are shared on the College News Page – all other local and national scholarships are shared on the Scholarships & Financial Aid Page. Don’t miss a deadline!

Underclassmen Picture Day is October 29 and October 30 through your English classes. If you do not have an English class on campus, please sign up on the sheet in the main office for a day and time. All faculty and staff please come to the auditorium at any time during these two days to have your photo taken.

It’s that time of year again! SGA is taking donations for the annual Toys for Tots collection. We are requesting that individuals donate new and unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages. Collection boxes will be located in Student Services, the Media Center, and Main Office starting Monday, Oct. 21st or you can bring your donations to the Activities office in 1-260A. Collections will last until Nov. 28th. We thank you in advance for your help.

Students…share your dreams, they just may come true. What are your goals and aspirations after graduating from Mainland and how can a laptop help you achieve them? Submit your essay for a chance to win a laptop at DaytonaDreamer.org

Yearbooks are currently $60 until Winter Break. Order forms are available in the front office.

Girls with STYLES is still collecting items for hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas. There is a collection box for donations in the front office or you can bring them to rm 1-111. If you’d like a box in your classroom see Ms. Long.

Explore your interests. Identify your strengths. Expand your horizons. Participate in the ASVAB Career Exploration Program. It’s Free! Sign up today in Student Services to take the ASVAB on November 7th. Information brochures available.

Monday, October 21st

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is Uruguay. The population is 3.4 million and the capital city is Montevido. Did you know that cows in Uruguay outnumber the people? It is known for its excellent wines.

In cross country action on a wet Saturday, Madelyn Bronson ran a season best 20:51 to finish 5th and Grace Hawryluk ran a PR 21:02 to finish 7th and make first team all-conference!! Molly Bronson made second team all-conference with a 16th place finish! Excellent races were also had by Hannah Gilbert, Sylvia Okoh, Summer Klein, Karen Fam, Madison Katsikos, Antonneth Okoh, and Skylar Spiker who also ran a new PR. Way to go girls and good luck at districts this Saturday!!! Cross country, the toughest sport you’ll ever love.

PERT testing will take place this week. Any student interested in DUAL Enrollment please see your counselor during lunch to see if you qualify for testing by this Wednesday. Any student wanting to get review before, there will be tutoring in the media center all week during lunch.

Daytona State College admissions rep will be in the courtyard outside the Hall of History at lunch today. Interested students stop by for information about DSC.

Anyone interested in wrestling this winter, there will be an informational parent meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, night at 5:30pm in Mr. Lawrence’s room 1-215. Please stop by before then for more information.

October 30th is Mainland Volleyball‘s Awards Night in the Multipurpose room, all players attending RSVP to Coach Valle. Also, all volleyball players need to return all of their uniforms from this season – please bring to Coach Valle in 2-215.

All boys interested in beach volleyball, Mainland’s boys beach volleyball will be practicing this Wednesday at Silver Sands Middle School from 6-7:30pm. See you then.

Seniors – have you heard of the ASVAB test? Are you still thinking about what career or direction you will take after high school? Are you considering the military as an option after graduation, or do you want to know more about scholarships they offer and college choices you may have? Then plan to attend this week’s Senior Buc Lunch Talk on Wednesday in the MPR.

Do you like working with children? Do you drive? Childcare in Ormond Beach has an immediate opening for a student worker. See Coach Burton in room 1-268.

It’s Beat Seabreeze week! Do you want to win a free ticket to the game on Friday? Find a red laminated crab hidden around campus and turn it in to the Activities Office. Spirit days are today: Character Day, Tomorrow: Decades Day, Wednesday: Pink Out, Thursday: Krusty Krab Day and Friday: Blue and Gold Day. Show your school spirit and if you’re dressed up, join us in the courtyard at lunch to walk the red carpet for a chance to win tickets to the Seabreeze game.

Students – do you still need to complete your YPP Training? Do you know what YPP is? The Youth Partnership Program of Volusia County is an important part of your high school experience and volunteer hours are required for scholarship qualification. Check the Mainland website under Student & Parent Resources / YPP for information and training completion options today.

Seniors – Have you checked out the scholarship page on the Mainland website recently? Are you missing out on opportunities to apply for FREE money for college? Check out everything that is available today! Scholarships and opportunities that are specific to a certain college are shared on the College News Page – all other local and national scholarships are shared on the Scholarships & Financial Aid Page. Don’t miss a deadline!

Underclassmen Picture Day is October 29 and October 30 through your English classes. If you do not have an English class on campus, please sign up on the sheet in the main office for a day and time. All faculty and staff please come to the auditorium at any time during these two days to have your photo taken.

It’s that time of year again! SGA is taking donations for the annual Toys for Tots collection. We are requesting that individuals donate new and unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages. Collection boxes will be located in Student Services, the Media Center, and Main Office starting Monday, Oct. 21st or you can bring your donations to the Activities office in 1-260A. Collections will last until Nov. 28th. We thank you in advance for your help.

Students…share your dreams, they just may come true. What are your goals and aspirations after graduating from Mainland and how can a laptop help you achieve them? Submit your essay for a chance to win a laptop at DaytonaDreamer.org

Yearbooks are currently $60 until Winter Break. Order forms are available in the front office.

Girls with STYLES is still collecting items for hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas. There is a collection box for donations in the front office or you can bring them to rm 1-111. If you’d like a box in your classroom see Ms. Long.

Explore your interests. Identify your strengths. Expand your horizons. Participate in the ASVAB Career Exploration Program. It’s Free! Sign up today in Student Services to take the ASVAB on November 7th. Information brochures available.

Friday, October 18th

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.

Key and Rotary Club meeting today in the Media Center during lunch.

Daytona State College admissions rep will be in the courtyard outside the Hall of History at lunch on Monday. Interested students stop by for information about DSC.

Anyone interested in wrestling this winter, there will be an informational parent meeting Tuesday night at 5:30pm in Mr. Lawrence’s room 1-215. Please stop by before then for more information.

Do you like working with children? Do you drive? Childcare in Ormond Beach has an immediate opening for a student worker. See Coach Burton in room 1-268.

Next week is Beat Seabreeze week! Spirit days are Monday: Character Day, Tuesday: Decades Day, Wednesday: Pink Out, Thursday: Krusty Krab Day and Friday: Blue and Gold Day. Show your school spirit and if you’re dressed up, join us in the courtyard at lunch to walk the red carpet for a chance to win tickets to the Seabreeze game.

Students – do you still need to complete your YPP Training? Do you know what YPP is? The Youth Partnership Program of Volusia County is an important part of your high school experience and volunteer hours are required for scholarship qualification. Check the Mainland website under Student & Parent Resources / YPP for information and training completion options today.

Seniors – Have you checked out the scholarship page on the Mainland website recently? Are you missing out on opportunities to apply for FREE money for college? Check out everything that is available today! Scholarships and opportunities that are specific to a certain college are shared on the College News Page – all other local and national scholarships are shared on the Scholarships & Financial Aid Page. Don’t miss a deadline!

Seniors – have you heard of the ASVAB test? Are you still thinking about what career or direction you will take after high school? Are you considering the military as an option after graduation, or do you want to know more about scholarships they offer and college

choices you may have? Then plan to attend next week’s Senior Buc Lunch Talk on Wednesday in the MPR.

Underclassmen Picture Day is October 29 and October 30 through your English classes. If you do not have an English class on campus, please sign up on the sheet in the main office for a day and time. All faculty and staff please come to the auditorium at any time during these two days to have your photo taken.

Students interested in playing soccer this year, try outs will be held October 21st thru the 23rd. They will begin promptly after school at the soccer fields near the tennis courts. You must have all paperwork completed and turned in to the athletic trainers in room 2-104. Any questions please see Officer Peralta or Coach Harden in the gym.

It’s that time of year again! SGA is taking donations for the annual Toys for Tots collection. We are requesting that individuals donate new and unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages. Collection boxes will be located in Student Services, the Media Center, and Main Office starting Monday, Oct. 21st or you can bring your donations to the Activities office in 1-260A. Collections will last until Nov. 28th. We thank you in advance for your help.

Students…share your dreams, they just may come true. What are your goals and aspirations after graduating from Mainland and how can a laptop help you achieve them? Submit your essay for a chance to win a laptop at DaytonaDreamer.org

Yearbooks are currently $60 until Winter Break. Order forms are available in the front office.

Girls with STYLES is still collecting items for hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas. There is a collection box for donations in the front office or you can bring them to rm 1-111. If you’d like a box in your classroom see Ms. Long.

Explore your interests. Identify your strengths. Expand your horizons. Participate in the ASVAB Career Exploration Program. It’s Free! Sign up today in Student Services to take the ASVAB on November 7th. Information brochures available

Thursday, October 17th

Our Hispanic Heritage Month feature country of the day is Puerto Rico. The population is 3.6 million and the capital city is San Juan. Did you know that Coqui is a frog that can only be found in Puerto Rico? It is known for its beautiful beaches.

Congratulations to the Boys bowling team as they defeated University yesterday. It was a real team effort with Adam Driver leading the way with a 279 high game. Great job boys!

The girls bowling team fell to University yesterday but Emily Sansom had her career high game of 192 in the effort. Great job ladies!

The swim team completed their regular season yesterday at New Smyrna Beach. This coming Monday at 4:00 the team will host both a district preparation meet and senior night. The meet will be at Daytona State College. Come see the swim team compete with their training partners from Atlantic High School. Each will swim their best events in preparation for the upcoming district, regional, and state meets.

International Club will meet today during lunch at 2-321. Please bring your lunch.

SEEB will be meeting today during lunch in room 2-134.

Key and Rotary Club meeting tomorrow in the Media Center during lunch.

Anyone interested in wrestling this winter, there will be an informational parent meeting Tuesday night at 5:30pm in Mr. Lawrence’s room 1-215. Please stop by before then for more information.

Do you like working with children? Do you drive? Childcare in Ormond Beach has an immediate opening for a student worker. See Coach Burton in room 1-268.

Next week is Beat Seabreeze week! Spirit days are Monday: Character Day, Tuesday: Decades Day, Wednesday: Pink Out, Thursday: Krusty Krab Day and Friday: Blue and Gold Day. Show your school spirit and if you’re dressed up, join us in the courtyard at lunch to walk the red carpet for a chance to win tickets to the Seabreeze game.

Students – do you still need to complete your YPP Training? Do you know what YPP is? The Youth Partnership Program of Volusia County is an important part of your high school experience and volunteer hours are required for scholarship qualification. Check

the Mainland website under Student & Parent Resources / YPP for information and training completion options today.

Seniors – Have you checked out the scholarship page on the Mainland website recently? Are you missing out on opportunities to apply for FREE money for college? Check out everything that is available today! Scholarships and opportunities that are specific to a certain college are shared on the College News Page – all other local and national scholarships are shared on the Scholarships & Financial Aid Page. Don’t miss a deadline!

Seniors – have you heard of the ASVAB test? Are you still thinking about what career or direction you will take after high school? Are you considering the military as an option after graduation, or do you want to know more about scholarships they offer and college choices you may have? Then plan to attend next week’s Senior Buc Lunch Talk on Wednesday in the MPR.

Underclassmen Picture Day is October 29 and October 30 through your English classes. If you do not have an English class on campus, please sign up on the sheet in the main office for a day and time. All faculty and staff please come to the auditorium at any time during these two days to have your photo taken.

Students interested in playing soccer this year, try outs will be held October 21st thru the 23rd. They will begin promptly after school at the soccer fields near the tennis courts. You must have all paperwork completed and turned in to the athletic trainers in room 2-104. Any questions please see Officer Peralta or Coach Harden in the gym.

It’s that time of year again! SGA is taking donations for the annual Toys for Tots collection. We are requesting that individuals donate new and unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages. Collection boxes will be located in Student Services, the Media Center, and Main Office starting Monday, Oct. 21st or you can bring your donations to the Activities office in 1-260A. Collections will last until Nov. 28th. We thank you in advance for your help.

Students…share your dreams, they just may come true. What are your goals and aspirations after graduating from Mainland and how can a laptop help you achieve them? Submit your essay for a chance to win a laptop at DaytonaDreamer.org

Yearbooks are currently $60 until Winter Break. Order forms are available in the front office.

Girls with STYLES is still collecting items for hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas. There is a collection box for donations in the front office or you can bring them to rm 1-111. If you’d like a box in your classroom see Ms. Long.

Explore your interests. Identify your strengths. Expand your horizons. Participate in the ASVAB Career Exploration Program. It’s Free! Sign up today in Student Services to take the ASVAB on November 7th. Information brochures available.

Wednesday, October 16th

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.

Art Club is cancelled today.

International Club will meet tomorrow during lunch at 2-321. Please bring your lunch.

Key and Rotary Club meeting this Friday in the Media Center during lunch.

Anyone interested in wrestling this winter, there will be an informational parent meeting Tuesday night at 5:30pm in Mr. Lawrence’s room 1-215. Please stop by before then for more information.

Do you like working with children? Do you drive? Childcare in Ormond Beach has an immediate opening for a student worker. See Coach Burton in room 1-268.

Underclassmen Picture Day is October 29 and October 30 through your English classes. If you do not have an English class on campus, please sign up on the sheet in the main office for a day and time. All faculty and staff please come to the auditorium at any time during these two days to have your photo taken.

Students interested in playing soccer this year, try outs will be held October 21st thru the 23rd. They will begin promptly after school at the soccer fields near the tennis courts. You must have all paperwork completed and turned in to the athletic trainers in room 2-104. Any questions please see Officer Peralta or Coach Harden in the gym.

Students…share your dreams, they just may come true. What are your goals and aspirations after graduating from Mainland and how can a laptop help you achieve them? Submit your essay for a chance to win a laptop at DaytonaDreamer.org

Yearbooks are currently $60 until Winter Break. Order forms are available in the front office.

Girls with STYLES is still collecting items for hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas. There is a collection box for donations in the front office or you can bring them to rm 1-111. If you’d like a box in your classroom see Ms. Long.

Explore your interests. Identify your strengths. Expand your horizons. Participate in the ASVAB Career Exploration Program. It’s Free! Sign up today in Student Services to take the ASVAB on November 7th. Information brochures available.

Tuesday, October 15th

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.

In cross country action Saturday at Matanzas High School the girls team all ran season best times on a flat, fast course!! The team was led by Senior runner Madelyn Bronson who finished 7th overall with a time of 21:08. She was followed closely by Grace Hawryluk who finished 8th in a time of 21:12. Freshman Molly Bronson also cracked the top 20 finishing 17th with a new PR of 22:11. Hannah Gilbert tied her PR with a 24:50. Sylvia Okoh, Summer Klein, Madison Katsikos, Antonneth Okoh and Skylar Spiker rounded out the rest of the team. Way to go girls!!!! Cross country, the toughest sport you’ll ever love!!

This weekend, in boy’s cross country action, all Varsity and JV runners ran a new PR! Jonah Reilly led the way with an impressive 18:38 finish. Behind him was Arjon Abdurahman at 20:25. Freshman, Aidan Haley came racing in at 20:47. Sam Dyer at 21 minutes flat, and Joey Loguidice breaking a new record at 22:21. Ryan Hentzel ran his first race with a new time of 20:19. Kam Morgan and Caden Allen each ran new times at 24:22 and 24:58 respectively. Great job boys!

This past Saturday the Five-Star Conference meet saw the Mainland Swim Team compete at a high level with Austin Grunder capturing an individual championship in the 100 yard breast stroke. Way to swim Bucs! We hope that everyone can come to our senior night meet on Monday at Daytona State College. The meet starts at 4:00 and is right across the street.

Congratulations to the Mainland AFJROTC color guard team led by senior Ashley Gross. Her team won second place in the Treasure Coast drill meet over the weekend. Other team members include Zack Boling, Ashton Whited, and Matthew McNally. Additionally, Moses Perez won 3rd place in individual drill. Congrats to both color guard teams.

Last night our Mainland Volleyball girls fell short in district play but they posted some big scores and dynamic plays against the Cudas. Top performers were Bella Truxall, Alexa Wilson, Jackie Christiansen, Taylor Greco, Sydney Cooper, Hailei Barrett, and Sadie Rich The volleyball awards night will be October 30th at 6:30pm in the MPR.

Seniors: cap and gown orders with Jostens today during lunch in the Hall of History.

Juniors: class ring orders with Jostens today during lunch in the Hall of History.

PSAT will be administered tomorrow, Wednesday, for sophomores. Please make sure you check the signs in the English hallway for your room assignments. Also today in your English classes you should receive PSAT review materials. On Wednesday, tomorrow, you will report directly to your testing site.

Any boys interested in playing beach volleyball, please see coach Valle in 2-215 today at the beginning of lunch.

International Club will meet on Thursday 10/17th during lunch at 2-326. Please bring your lunch.

Underclassmen Picture Day is October 29 and October 30 through your English classes. If you do not have an English class on campus, please sign up on the sheet in the main office for a day and time. All faculty and staff please come to the auditorium at any time during these two days to have your photo taken.

Students interested in playing soccer this year, try outs will be held October 21st thru the 23rd. They will begin promptly after school at the soccer fields near the tennis courts. You must have all paperwork completed and turned in to the athletic trainers in room 2-104. Any questions please see Officer Peralta or Coach Harden in the gym.

The Daytona Dreamer Essay contest is still open, until November 1st. This contest is open to all students in 9th-12th grade. The winner will receive an Acer laptop. Submit your application online at DaytonaDreamer.org

Yearbooks are currently $60 until Winter Break. Order forms are available in the front office.

Girls with STYLES is still collecting items for hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas. There is a collection box for donations in the front office or you can bring them to rm 1-111. If you’d like a box in your classroom see Ms. Long.

Explore your interests. Identify your strengths. Expand your horizons. Participate in the ASVAB Career Exploration Program. It’s Free! Sign up today in Student Services to take the ASVAB on November 7th. Information brochures available.

Friday, October 11th

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?

Congratulations to Kaylee Peterson!! Kaylee competed in her last regular season golf match yesterday in New Smyrna Beach and had her career best score, shooting a 59. Way to go Kaylee!!

Seniors: Mr. Lawrence and Ms Thompson are hosting ACT and SAT test prep after school each day starting next week. Please stop by room 1-215 or 1-161 to register and find out more information.

Seniors: If you did not take your Senior Formal Photos over the summer make up day is October 15 and 16; you must make an appointment online at buccaneerphotography.org

If you would like to take Senior Cap and Gown Photos please see Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 to sign up by the end of the day today.

Underclassmen Picture Day is October 29 and October 30 through your English classes. If you do not have an English class on campus, please see sign up sheet in the main office for a day and time. All faculty and staff please come to the auditorium at any time during these two days to have your photo taken.

For all students interested in playing soccer this year, try outs will be held October 21st thru the 23rd. They will begin promptly after school at the soccer fields near the tennis courts. You must have all paperwork completed and turned in to the athletic trainers in room 2-104. Any questions please see Officer Peralta or Coach Harden in the gym.

The Mainland swim team is hosting a jump night at Sky Zone on Monday, October 14 from 5-8pm. Go to skyzone.com to fill out waiver. Cost is $10.99 to $21.99 depending on how long you choose to jump. So, come and join in on the fun to support our swimming Bucs!

The Daytona Dreamer Essay contest is still open, until November 1st. This contest is open to all students in 9th-12th grade. The winner will receive an Acer laptop. Submit your application online at DaytonaDreamer.org

Yearbooks are currently $60 until Winter Break. Order forms are available in the front office.

Girls with STYLES is still collecting items for hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas. There is a collection box for donations in the front office or you can bring them to rm 1-111. If you’d like a box in your classroom see Ms. Long.

Explore your interests. Identify your strengths. Expand your horizons. Participate in the ASVAB Career Exploration Program. It’s Free! Sign up today in Student Services to take the ASVAB on November 7th. Information brochures available.

Thursday, October 10th

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?

Congratulations to the boys bowling team as they defeated Matanzas yesterday by a score of 6-1. Adam Driver led the way for the boys with a high game of 223. Kory Driver, Jose Montanez, and Walther Lents all came up big for the Bucs as well. Great job boys!

The Mainland girls fell to Matanzas yesterday but still had a great game from Emily Sansom. Great job ladies!

Last night, in the freshman/sophomore cross country invitational in Deland, despite the rain and muddy trails, all our boys PR’d. Freshman, Aidan Haley led the way with a new record of 22:08. Cadan Allen was next, dropping nearly 3 and a half minutes with a new time of 25:18. And right behind him was Jonathan Francis with an impressive PR of 25:26. Way to go boys!!

Seniors: Mr. Lawrence and Ms Thompson are hosting ACT and SAT test prep after school each day starting next week. Please stop by room 1-215 or 1-161 to register and find out more information.

Seniors: If you did not take your Senior Formal Photos over the summer make up day is October 15 and 16; you must make an appointment online at buccaneerphotography.org

If you would like to take Senior Cap and Gown Photos please see Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 to sign up by this Friday, October 11.

International Club meeting will be held during lunch today in room 2-321. Bring your lunch!

The Gay Straight Alliance also known as SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Acceptance) will be holding a meeting today during lunch in room 2-309. Anyone is welcome to attend. GSA is looking for a vice president, preferably a freshmen or sophomore. The person elected will become president next year, be ready to be a leader.

For all students interested in playing soccer this year, try outs will be held October 21st thru the 23rd. They will begin promptly after school at the soccer fields near the tennis courts. You must have all paperwork completed and turned in to the athletic trainers in room 2-104. Any questions please see Officer Peralta or Coach Harden in the gym.

The Mainland swim team is hosting a jump night at Sky Zone on Monday, October 14 from 5-8pm. Go to skyzone.com to fill out waiver. Cost is $10.99 to $21.99 depending on how long you choose to jump. So, come and join in on the fun to support our swimming Bucs!

The Daytona Dreamer Essay contest is still open, until November 1st. This contest is open to all students in 9th-12th grade. The winner will receive an Acer laptop. Submit your application online at DaytonaDreamer.org

Attention all Students – there is a fun opportunity to earn Community Service Hours. International Speedway is hosting a Fall Festival and Pumpkin patch THIS SATURDAY, October 12th from 11a-2p. There will be an inflatable obstacle course, face painting, games, refreshments and more. Volunteer time would be from 10:30am to 2:30pm. Information available in the Resource Room located in Student Services.

Yearbooks are now $60 for a limited time, please see Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333.

Girls with STYLES is still collecting items for hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas. There is a collection box for donations in the front office or you can bring them to rm 1-111. If you’d like a box in your classroom see Ms. Long.

Explore your interests. Identify your strengths. Expand your horizons. Participate in the ASVAB Career Exploration Program. It’s Free! Sign up today in Student Services to take the ASVAB on November 7th. Information brochures available.

Wednesday, October 9th

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. 

In swimming news, Veteran swimmers continued to improve their times this week.  First year swimmers Imani Lane, Aleishka Torres, Trish-Ann Parkinson, and Coral Rodriguez are all swimming like veterans-each continued setting new personal best times.  Come support the swim team at the Five-Star Conference meet Saturday morning.  The meet starts at 9:00 AM and is at the Port Orange Y.  Way to go Bucs!

Seniors: Mr. Lawrence and Ms Thompson are hosting ACT and SAT test prep after school each day starting next week.   Please stop by room 1-215 or 1-161 to register and find out more information.

Admissions rep from University of Connecticut will be outside the Hall of History in the courtyard during lunch today.  Anyone interested in UConn, stop by their table!

Art club will meet at lunch today in Ms. Wise’s room 2-128.

The Guild of Gamers is holding our first quarterly analog day, where we take a chance to unplug and play games  face to face.   Card games, board games, role playing games, or any other kind of game that doesn’t require a screen or the internet. See you at Room 1-335 after school today till 4:30pm.

Any boys interested in playing beach volleyball, please see Coach Valle today at lunch in 2-215. There is an upcoming high school beach competition, and she is looking for boys who would like to compete in Beach Volleyball and represent Mainland HS. 

Attention Seniors and Student Athletes – we will be sharing about NCAA Registration Requirements and athletic scholarships in the MPR today during lunch.  Do you plan or want to play sports in college?  Or, do you just want to know more about what the NCAA Clearing House is?  Then plan to attend the Lunch Talk today in the MPR.  We will also review FAFSA, if you still have questions or need additional help.

International Club meeting will be held during lunch tomorrow in room 2-321.    Bring your lunch!  

The Gay Straight Alliance also known as SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Acceptance) will be holding a meeting tomorrow during lunch in room 2-309. Anyone is welcome to attend. GSA is looking for a vice president, preferably a freshmen or sophomore. The person elected will become president next year, be ready to be a leader. 

The mainland swim team is hosting a jump night at Sky Zone on Monday, October 14 from 5-8pm.  Go to skyzone.com to fill out waiver. Cost is $10.99 to $21.99 depending on how long you choose to jump.  So, come and join in on the fun to support our swimming Bucs! 

The Daytona Dreamer Essay contest is still open, until November 1st.  This contest is open to all students in 9th-12th grade.  The winner will receive an Acer laptop.  Submit your application online at DaytonaDreamer.org

Attention all Students – there is a fun opportunity to earn Community Service Hours.  International Speedway is hosting a Fall Festival and Pumpkin patch THIS SATURDAY, October 12th from 11a-2p. There will be an inflatable obstacle course, face painting, games, refreshments and more.  Volunteer time would be from 10:30am to 2:30pm.  Information available in the Resource Room located in Student Services.

Seniors:  If you did not take your Senior Formal Photos over the summer make up day is October 15 and 16; you must make an appointment online at buccaneerphotography.org

If you would like to take Senior Cap and Gown Photos please see Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 to sign up by Friday, October 11.

Yearbooks are now $60 for a limited time, please see Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333

Girls with STYLES is still collecting items for hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas. There is a collection box for donations in the front office or you can bring them to rm 1-111. If you’d like a box in your classroom see Ms. Long. 

 

Explore your interests. Identify your strengths. Expand your horizons.  Participate in the ASVAB Career Exploration Program.  It’s Free!  Sign up today in Student Services to take the ASVAB on November 7th.  Information brochures available.

Tuesday, October 8th

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 Coach Simpson and his JV football team last Thursday for tying with Spruce Creek High Schools JV team in a nail biter of a game!

The Athletic Training Room is open before school at 8:15 am and after school to turn in physicals. Please do not come in the middle of class periods.

Seniors: cap and gown orders today during lunch in the Hall of History. All seniors must purchase the cap, gown and tassel package for $65.00. You can make payment arrangements with Jostens.

Seniors: Mr. Lawrence and Ms Thompson are hosting ACT and SAT test prep after school each day starting next week. Please stop by room 1-215 or 1-161 to register and find out more information.

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

Attention Seniors and Student Athletes – we will be sharing about NCAA Registration Requirements and athletic scholarships in the MPR tomorrow during lunch. Do you plan or want to play sports in college? Or, do you just want to know more about what the NCAA Clearing House is? Then plan to attend the Lunch Talk tomorrow in the MPR. We will also review FAFSA, if you still have questions or need additional help.

International Club meeting will be held during lunch this Thursday October 10th in room 2-321. Bring your lunch!

The Gay Straight Alliance also known as SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Acceptance) will be holding a meeting this Thursday, October 10th during lunch. Anyone and everyone is welcome to attend. GSA is looking for a vice president, preferably a freshmen or sophomore. The person elected will become president next year, be ready to be a leader. Meeting is in room 2-309.

The Daytona Dreamer Essay contest is still open, until November 1st. This contest is open to all students in 9th-12th grade. The winner will receive an Acer laptop. Submit your application online at DaytonaDreamer.org

Attention all Students – there is a fun opportunity to earn Community Service Hours. International Speedway is hosting a Fall Festival and Pumpkin patch THIS SATURDAY, October 12th from 11a-2p. There will be an inflatable obstacle course, face painting, games, refreshments and more. Volunteer time would be from 10:30am to 2:30pm. Information available in the Resource Room located in Student Services.

Seniors: If you did not take your Senior Formal Photos over the summer make up day is October 15 and 16; you must make an appointment online at buccaneerphotography.org

If you would like to take Senior Cap and Gown Photos please see Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333 to sign up by Friday, October 11.

Yearbooks are now $60 for a limited time, please see Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333.

Girls with STYLES is still collecting items for hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas. There is a collection box for donations in the front office or you can bring them to rm 1-111. If you’d like a box in your classroom see Ms. Long.

Explore your interests. Identify your strengths. Expand your horizons. Participate in the ASVAB Career Exploration Program. It’s Free! Sign up today in Student Services to take the ASVAB on November 7th. Information brochures available.

Monday, October 7th

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.

Attention Juniors: Junior class ring meeting with Jostens today during 3rd period. All students are to report to their 3rd period class and will be dismissed by announcement.

The Gay Straight Alliance also known as SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Acceptance) will be holding a meeting this Thursday, October 10th during lunch. Anyone and everyone is welcome to attend. GSA is looking for a vice president, preferably a freshmen or sophomore. The person elected will become president next year, be ready to be a leader. Meeting is in room 2-309.

The Daytona Dreamer Essay contest is still open and is available for all Mainland students, 9th-12th grade. Go to DaytonaDreamer.org to apply! This is a great opportunity – and is exclusively for students at Mainland – don’t miss out! Deadline is November 1.

Seniors: cap and gown orders today and tomorrow during lunch in the Hall of History. All seniors must purchase the cap, gown and tassel package for $65.00. You can make payment arrangements with Jostens.

Attention Student Athletes – this week’s Sr. Buc Lunch Talk will cover registering for the NCAA Clearinghouse, scholarships and FAFSA. If you have not yet registered yourself, or just want more information, please plan to come to the MPR this Wednesday during lunch.

Juniors and Seniors – it is not too late to register for the October 25th ACT test if you need it. Late deadline has been extended until today! And the ACT waiver will cover the extra cost. Not sure if you qualify for a waiver? Stop by Student Services to find out.

Friday, October 4th

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?

The girls golf team traveled to Victoria Hills Golf Club on Wednesday to compete against Deland High School. The course was quite challenging but Kaylee Peterson shot a 61 and Mar’Kia Rimini shot a 65. Good job ladies!

Congratulations to our Mainland Volleyball who defeated Sandalwood last night. Both JV and Varsity won. Top performers were Brianna Gadson, Jess Daily, Cassidy Campbell, and Grace Bichay for the JV, and top performers for our Seniors were Vanessa Cervantes, Kacie Cox, Cemiyah Talton, Jourdon Cooper, Liz Hernandez and Alexa Wilson with a game-high and school record of 27 kills in one match. Tonight our girls take on Gainesville HS at 5:30 and 6:30 pm at MHS. Come out and cheer on your Bucs! Buc Pride Never Dies!

The Gay Straight Alliance also known as SAGA ( Sexuality and Gender Acceptance) will be holding an open meeting on Thursday, October 10th. Anyone and everyone is welcome to attend. GSA is looking for a vice president, preferably a freshmen or sophomore. The person elected will become president next year, be ready to be a leader. Meeting is in room 2-309.

Students are you interested in winning $250? If so please enter the Physical Education Essay Contest. Please see or email Coach Sandra Garner for details.

The Daytona Dreamer Essay contest is still open and is available for all Mainland students, 9th-12th grade. Go to DaytonaDreamer.org to apply! This is a great opportunity – and is exclusively for students at Mainland – don’t miss out! Deadline is November 1.

Seniors, deadline to pre-order your senior t-shirt is today! Order in the Activities Office for $12.00. Don’t miss out!

Seniors who were photographed by Leonard’s Photography over the summer you have until October 5 to pick your yearbook pose online at leonards.com. The due date for the formal pose from Mainland Photographers has not been set yet.

Seniors: cap and gown orders next Monday and Tuesday during lunch in the Hall of History. All seniors must purchase the cap, gown and tassel package for $65.00. You can make payment arrangements with Jostens.

Seniors – have you started your FAFSA application yet? Do you know what the FAFSA is? If you need information or help, please stop by the Resource room for information and help.

Seniors – the Horatio Alger scholarship is open for application until October 25th. Scholarship recipients will be awarded up to $25,000. Minimum 2.0 GPA. Full details online – check the Mainland High School website under Scholarships and Financial Aid, or stop by the Resource Room in Student Services.

Attention Student Athletes – next week’s Sr. Buc Lunch Talk will cover registering for the NCAA Clearinghouse, scholarships and FAFSA. If you have not yet registered yourself, or just want more information, please plan to come to the MPR next Wednesday, October 9th during lunch.

Juniors and Seniors – it is not too late to register for the October 25th ACT test if you need it. Late deadline has been extended to October 7th and the ACT waiver will cover the extra cost. Not sure if you qualify for a waiver? Stop by Student Services to find out.

Reminder to all Key and Rotary club members: beach cleanup tomorrow at 9AM at the BOTEFHUR approach and A1A.

Yearbooks are now $60 for a limited time, please see Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333.

Girls with STYLES is still collecting items for hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas. There is a collection box for donations in the front office or you can bring them to rm 1-111. If you’d like a box in your classroom see Ms. Long.

Explore your interests. Identify your strengths. Expand your horizons. Participate in the ASVAB Career Exploration Program. It’s Free! Sign up today in Student Services to take the ASVAB on November 7th. Information brochures available.

Thursday, October 3rd

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 the boys bowling team who defeated Atlantic yesterday. Adam Driver led the way with a high game of 256 followed by Kory Driver with a 247 Walther Lents with a 235 and Coltan Hagan with a 215. The Bucs also got great games from Mack Star, Gene Smith, Jose Montanez and Charlie Quatrocci. Great job boys!

This week in Swimming, senior Austin Grunder defeated all challengers from three different schools in the individual medley-a combination of all four competitive strokes. Veteran swimmers Angela Adelmeyer, Sydney Aten, Jessilyn Bryant, Jennifer Cruz, Grace Scheuerman, Arianna Stegall, Travis Ford, Chris Sandoval, Brayden Brown, and Cayden Sheffield all had a great week, each recording their best times for the year. Way to go Swimming Bucs!!

International Club will meet today during lunch at 2-321. Bring your lunch!

2nd Huddle meeting of the year! Today in the MPR during lunch.

Tonight is senior night for Mainland volleyball. Come out and support our girls and see our seniors, Kacie Cox, Jourdon Cooper, Elizabeth Hernandez, Vanessa Cervantes, Cemiyah Talton and Taelyn Johnson take home court one of their last times this season. Also, teachers tonight is our annual teacher appreciation night. We would love to have you stop by and watch our JV at 5:30 and varsity at 6:30 take on Sandalwood. Buc Pride Never Dies

Students are you interested in winning $250? If so please enter the Physical Education Essay Contest. Please see or email Coach Sandra Garner for details.

The Daytona Dreamer Essay contest is still open and is available for all Mainland students, 9th-12th grade. Go to DaytonaDreamer.org to apply! This is a great opportunity – and is exclusively for students at Mainland – don’t miss out!

Seniors, pre-order your senior t-shirt until tomorrow in the Activities Office for $12.00. Don’t miss out!

Seniors who were photographed by Leonard’s Photography over the summer you have until October 5 to pick your yearbook pose online at leonards.com. The due date for the formal pose from Mainland Photographers has not been set yet.

Seniors: cap and gown orders next Monday and Tuesday during lunch in the Hall of History. All seniors must purchase the cap, gown and tassel package for $65.00. You can make payment arrangements with Jostens.

Seniors – have you started your FAFSA application yet? Do you know what the FAFSA is? If you need information or help, please stop by the Resource room for information and help.

Seniors – the Horatio Alger scholarship is open for application until October 25th. Scholarship recipients will be awarded up to $25,000. Minimum 2.0 GPA. Full details online – check the Mainland High School website under Scholarships and Financial Aid, or stop by the Resource Room in Student Services.

Attention Student Athletes – next week’s Sr. Buc Lunch Talk will cover registering for the NCAA Clearinghouse, scholarships and FAFSA. If you have not yet registered yourself, or just want more information, please plan to come to the MPR next Wednesday, October 9th during lunch.

Juniors and Seniors – it is not too late to register for the October 25th ACT test if you need it. Late deadline has been extended to October 7th and the ACT waiver will cover the extra cost. Not sure if you qualify for a waiver? Stop by Student Services to find out.

Reminder to all Key and Rotary club members: beach cleanup this Sat at 9AM at the BOTEFHUR approach and A1A. Remember, if you’re driving and want to park on the beach you must inform Coach Burton by Thursday morning so you can be cleared for free parking.

Yearbooks are now $60 for a limited time, please see Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333.

Girls with STYLES is still collecting items for hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas. There is a collection box for donations in the front office or you can bring them to rm 1-111. If you’d like a box in your classroom see Ms. Long.

Explore your interests. Identify your strengths. Expand your horizons. Participate in the ASVAB Career Exploration Program. It’s Free! Sign up today in Student Services to take the ASVAB on November 7th. Information brochures available.

Wednesday, October 2nd

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 the girls bowling team for defeating Seabreeze by a score of 4-3. The girls started off losing the 1st 3 points of the match but stormed back to win the last 4 and come away with the victory. Cassie Kilroe, Emily Sansom and Danielle Payne all pitched in for the victory. Great job ladies.

The boys bowling team fell to Seabreeze yesterday but put up a great effort. Adam Driver led the way with a 255, and was followed up by Walther Lents with a 235. Kory Driver and Jose Montanez also had great games for the Bucs. Keep rolling Bucs!

Seniors, pre-order your senior t-shirt until this Friday, October 4 in the Activities Office for $12.00. Don’t miss out!

Seniors who were photographed by Leonard’s Photography over the summer you have until October 5 to pick your yearbook pose online at leonards.com. The due date for the formal pose from Mainland Photographers has not been set yet.

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

Juniors and seniors who received NHS letters this week, a reminder that the introductory meeting is after school in the MPR today and will last about 30 minutes. This is for new members only.

2nd Huddle meeting of the year! Tomorrow, Thursday in the MPR during lunch.

Students are you interested in winning $250? If so please enter the Physical Education Essay Contest. Please see or email Coach Sandra Garner for details.

Reminder to all Key and Rotary club members: beach cleanup this Sat at 9AM at the BOTEFHUR approach and A1A. Remember, if you’re driving and want to park on the beach you must inform Coach Burton by Thursday morning so you can be cleared for free parking.

Seniors: cap and gown orders next Monday and Tuesday during lunch in the Hall of History. All seniors must purchase the cap, gown and tassel package for $65.00. You can make payment arrangements with Jostens.

Yearbooks are now $60 for a limited time, please see Mrs. Gardner in room 1-333.

Girls with STYLES is still collecting items for hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas. There is a collection box for donations in the front office or you can bring them to rm 1-111. If you’d like a box in your classroom see Ms. Long.

Explore your interests. Identify your strengths. Expand your horizons. Participate in the ASVAB Career Exploration Program. It’s Free! Sign up today in Student Services to take the ASVAB on November 7th. Information brochures available.

Tuesday, October 1st

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?

Seniors – we are hosting a FAFSA and Financial Aid Night for Parents and Families tonight in the MPR. Doors will open at 5:30pm. If you have questions or just need to know more about FAFSA or Financial Aid for college or trade school, you will not want to miss this opportunity. Stop by the Resource Room in Student Services if you have questions about this event.

Seniors: cap and gown orders next Monday and Tuesday during lunch in the Hall of History. All seniors must purchase the cap, gown and tassel package for $65.00. You can make payment arrangements with Jostens.

Seniors, pre-order your senior t-shirt until this Friday, October 4 in the Activities Office for $12.00. Don’t miss out!

2nd Huddle meeting of the year! This Thursday in the MPR during lunch.

Girls with STYLES is still collecting items for hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas. There is a collection box for donations in the front office or you can bring them to rm 1-111. If you’d like a box in your classroom see Ms. Long.

Explore your interests. Identify your strengths. Expand your horizons. Participate in the ASVAB Career Exploration Program. It’s Free! Sign up today in Student Services to take the ASVAB on November 7th. Information brochures available.

Monday, September 30th

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.

In cross country action Saturday at University High School, Madelyn Bronson took a commanding lead early and held on to finish first easily with a time of 22:25 on a challenging course. She was followed closely by Grace Hawryluk who finished second and Molly Bronson who finished 4th. Summer Klein had her best race of the season and Hannah Gilbert, Karen Fam, and Madison Katsikos all ran strong on a tough course!!! Way to go girls!!!! Cross country, the toughest sport you’ll ever love!!!

In boys cross country this weekend, Jonah Riley led the Varsity boys, finishing 9th overall, at a time of 19:40! Arjon Abdurman and Sam Dyer followed close behind and finished strong. Alonzo Bell PR’d with a time of 23:58. Michael Santmier, Aiden Haley and Joey Loguidice had a great race as well on a tough course. For JV, Kam Morgan, Caden Allen and Jonathan Francis ran a great race at University High School. Way to go boys!

Seniors: senior cap and gown meeting will take place today in the Performing Arts Center during 2nd period. All seniors are to report to their 2nd period class and an announcement will be made to dismiss them.

ASL Club is meeting today, during lunch, in room 2-327. We will be playing a few games and getting to know each other. Hope to see you there!”

Starting today, Bethune Grill wings will be sold after school outside the Hall of History.

Seniors, pre-order your senior t-shirt until this Friday, October 4 in the Activities Office for $12.00. Don’t miss out!

Seniors – we are hosting a FAFSA and Financial Aid Night for Parents and Families tomorrow night, Tuesday, October 1st in the MPR. Doors will open at 5:30pm. If you have questions or just need to know more about FAFSA or Financial Aid for college or trade school, you will not want to miss this opportunity. Stop by the Resource Room in Student Services if you have questions about this event.

Girls with STYLES is still collecting items for hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas. There is a collection box for donations in the front office or you can bring them to rm 1-111. If you’d like a box in your classroom see Ms. Long.

Yearbooks are on all sale for $50. Don’t wait to pre-order, the price goes up October 1st. You can pick up order forms in the front office.

Explore your interests. Identify your strengths. Expand your horizons. Participate in the ASVAB Career Exploration Program. It’s Free! Sign up today in Student Services to take the ASVAB on November 7th. Information brochures available.