“Spirit Day” marks the end of Homecoming 2017

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Julia Hatton and Rachel Monroe – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Friday was Spirit Day at LRHS, wrapping up Homecoming week.

The week leads up to the dance, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 23. Different from any other week in the school year, Homecoming week allows students to dress crazy without being too distracting.

“It brings energy to the school, and spirit week is a fun way to get students involved in school spirit,” said sophomore Nadia Rodriguez.

This week’s Homecoming days were Color day (Freshman-blue, Sophomores-yellow, Juniors-green, and Seniors-pink), Disney day, Cradle to the Grave (Freshman-babies, Sophomores-Toddlers, Juniors-adults, and Seniors-Senior citizens), Athletes vs. Mathletes and LRHS spirit day.

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“It’s a lot of fun, but I wish more people would dress up and have more fun with it,” said sophomore J.T. Girman.

The school holds contests during all lunches for the most spirited people. The person cheered for the loudest wins. The winners get a picture in the yearbook.

Annual bonfire a burning success

Izabella Sellmer – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Last night LRHS held the annual Homecoming bonfire.

The bonfire started at sundown, and many of the Mustang students came out to have a good time.

Junior Anissa Sanchez said, “I had fun at the bonfire last night with my friends and I’m glad I ended up going this year.”

LRHS Student Government Association (SGA) member senior Caroline Birch said, “Last night’s event turned out good and the turnout was better than we expected and we were glad.”

The SGA has hosted a week of events designed to raise school spirit.

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