LRHS Key Club scheduling events

Jenna Hernandez – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) -The LRHS Key Club has just posted three new events for its members that take place throughout the first semester. Sophomore secretary, Natalie Merrill said, “Posting the biggest events first helps because they need a lot of people working them.” The events are as follows – “Stuff…

Teen Court offers Mustangs professional training opportunities

Jordan Heffner – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Manatee County offers teens a unique volunteer experience that will strengthen their knowledge of the government and being a responsible citizen. In Teen Court, teens charged with specific offenses may have their sentence determined by a jury of their peers instead of by a Juvenile Court…

Mustangs “Go Together” to celebrate Homecoming spirit

Lindsey Limbach – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Wednesday LRHS students dressed up to participate in the “We Go Together Wednesday” Homecoming spirit day. This spirit day was a chance for Mustangs to coordinate their costumes with friends and dress up as things that go together. Some examples included Daphne and Velma from “Scooby-Do,” Cosmo…

Mustang freshman enjoys new challenges

Jenelle Bayor – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS swim team is starting off the season with some new freshman swimmers. The Mustangs have 43 swimmers, which is fewer than in past years. Freshman Frank Runge is one of two new boys and is looking for a strong start. Runge is 14 years…

Freshmen enter first year of high school…and college

Jordan Heffner – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – College credits are being offered earlier than ever for high school students.  Even LRHS freshmen can now take advantage of early college opportunities. Freshmen at LRHS are offered Advanced Placement (AP) courses. These courses are taught using college curriculum and allow high school students to earn…