LRHS FFA efforts beautify campus

Evelyn Bachman – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – During summer vacation, the LRHS FFA program made much needed improvements around the campus. They hung spirited banners, inspirational signs, and planted flowering plants. FFA officer, sophomore Brooke Oneil said, “The officers and some members of FFA spent a day before school started planting trees and…

Wikstrom hopes to inspire creative writers

ErinElizabeth Purcell – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This year LRHS has a revamped creative writing class. Creative writing is a class where students think innovatively and transform those thoughts into literary works. Creative writing teacher Kristen Wikstrom hopes to open doors of opportunity for students as they become eloquent writers, speakers, and more…

SADD seeks new members

  Lindsey Limbach – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) is welcoming new students and returning members to their first meeting of the 2019-220 school year on Tuesday, Aug. 20 after school in room 542. The club is devoted to preparing students for adulthood through youth leadership development and focuses…

Lacrosse schedules first meeting

Meghan Llamas – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – August 20 will mark the first meeting for the 2020 LRHS girls lacrosse season. The meeting will take place directly after school in room 543. As the Mustangs prepare for their third official year of lacrosse, an informational meeting has been scheduled to give new and…

New LRHS club promotes space travel

William Flood – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) –  New LRHS physics teacher Daniel Goodman is starting  is a new club this year, the StellarXplorers Club. He has hosted this club at other schools, but this will the first time it will be available at LRHS. The club uses a software called “STK” that is a…

New physics teacher brings NASA experience to LRHS

Emily Hall– Mustangs Ahead (Lakewood Ranch, FL) – New LRHS physics teacher Daniel Goodman is an experienced non-particle physicist who has had a career history with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Throughout his life, Goodman has had multiple impressive careers including working for NASA on the Saturn V rocket and Apollo moon landing…