“Florida Shines” help track academic progress

Kaylee Eckelman – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On the road to graduation, some Mustangs can find it hard to decide which college they want to go to, or how far their progress has come towards a high school diploma. Using the right online resources can help to make this process easier. All students in…

Mustangs recognize Hispanic Heritage Month

Justin Ramon – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Hispanic Heritage month started Sept. 15 and ends on Oct. 18. The celebration starts in the middle of the month because on this day, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, and Nicaragua gained their independence. Mexico, Chile, and Belize also celebrate their independence days during this period….

Mustangs experience the dangers of distracted driving

Madison Cartano – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On Friday AT&T brought their “It Can Wait” virtual reality experience to LRHS. This presentation was intended to educate children and adults on the dangers of distracted driving. Program marketing Director Karen McAllister explained they are travelling to 12 schools around Florida to change the way people…

Senior night a win for Mustang swimmers

Jenelle Bayor – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The Mustangs swim team had their last home swim meet and their senior night Wednesday, Sept. 26.  All 12 seniors had posters made for them by teammates. The seniors made their way through the crowd and received giant sunflowers. Their parents accompanied them and wore pins identifying…