Mustangs prepare for toughest exams

Olivia Loop – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Midterm exams are right around the corner and Mustangs often discuss what their hardest and easiest exams are. Mustangs Ahead conducted a non-scientific poll on Instagram asking which midterms were the most challenging. AP Spanish, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, and AP Physics were rated among the hardest…

Fiorese feeling at home…even a long way from home

Isabella Estrada – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – For many students, the thought of travailing across the world to go to school seems impossible. For LRHS junior Ludovico Fiorese that is his everyday life. Fiorese is originally from a small town near Venice, Italy called Bassano del Grappa. With the help of an Italian…

Dahlquist named new LRHS Principal

Manoela Dos Santos – Mustangs Ahead Junior Associate Editor (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS has its new principal. Dustin Dahlquist will take over the position from Craig Little. Manatee School officials introduced Dahlquist to the faculty Friday afternoon. Click here for “Mustangs Ahead’s” interview with Dahlquist. “This is the place I always wanted to be,” Dahlquist…

Rain alters plans for “Holidays Around the Ranch”

Marissa Briggs – Mustangs ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Holidays Around the Ranch, scheduled for 6-9 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14, on Lakewood Ranch Main Street, is making changes due to rain storms. LRHS’s art program cancelled their art showcase, while other clubs and organizations are waiting to see the outcome of the night’s weather. Students…

Freshman ready for national hockey spotlight

Kaylee Eckelman – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS freshman Payton Jenkins has scored a spot on a nationally competing ice hockey team in the Tampa Bay Lightning Elite development program. Jenkins recently tried out for the team that will compete at the Notre Dame University stadium in this week in Indiana. “The tryouts were…