Mustangs win pre-season volleyball opener

Anabelle Lam – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) -The LRHS girls’ varsity volleyball team won  their first home preseason game Thursday. The girls beat Tampa Riverview in a clean 3-0 sweep. Junior Lauren Ford said, “The win…helped calm our nerves about being in a new district. We realized that our work ethic sets us apart…

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Club loves Mustangs who love animals

Mackenzie Sisson– Mustangs Ahead (Lakewood Ranch, FL)- Lakewood Loves Animals Club is recruiting members to kickstart the new year. Lakewood Loves Animals, a club devoted to raising awareness on environmental issues and animal rights, has scheduled their first meeting for Monday, Aug. 19. LRHS math teacher and club adviser Catherine Franek shared the club’s objectives…

Rules aim to lessen school distractions

Schuyler Young- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS is welcoming new freshman who may be unfamiliar with school rules and policies. Many of them are running into issues that they didn’t face in their middle school careers. For Mustangs who have already experienced a year or more, the rules haven’t changed much. School rules include…

Schedule adjustments an ongoing process

Lexi Tibbetts – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Some Mustangs are still working through the type of schedule problems that come with the start of a school year. School counselors have set up a system to fix students schedules as soon as possible. Students can submit a Schedule Inquiry Form from the official LRHS website….

One of LRHS’s largest club kicks off 2019-20

Presley Long – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Lakewood Leaders had its first meeting of the school year Wednesday Aug. 14. Lakewood Leaders is an LRHS club dedicated to preparing students for leadership through community service. “I am looking forward to getting community service hours and helping out our community,” shared freshmen Jasmine Burden….

Rain cancels Friday night football

Gavin Laielli – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Football season is underway, but the ongoing rain has different plans. Many players and fans are disappointed that tonight’s Kick-Off Classic game is canceled.  Manatee Schools District spokesman Mike Barber said, “The constant rain has made the playing surfaces exceptionally soft, so it could render the footing on the fields as potentially dangerous. In addition, the damage the…