Youth In Action promotes drug-free students

PRESLEY LONG – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Youth in Action is An LRHS leadership club that focuses on raising drug awareness while promoting fun on campus. Youth in Action does many fun events throughout the year such as participating in Students Above the Influence, Red Ribbon Week, and Exam Week Outreach. The club…

Summer program helps introduce freshmen to JROTC

Adina Mayo – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- This summer, July 30 – Aug 1, the LRHS Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) program hosted their fourth annual summer Prep-Program. The purpose of the program was to prepare incoming freshman (LET 1s), who are just joining the program, by introducing them to the basics of…

Cuervo stays busy at LRHS

Mackenzie Hopkins – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This year LRHS welcomes new faculty members including a new JV football coach Joseph Cuervo. Cuervo teaches Digital Information Technology and On the Job Training (OJT). This will be Cuervo’s seventh year as a teacher, and his fifth year teaching technology. Although Cuervo is a new…

Officials still seek first-day forms

Cameron Perry– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On the first day of school every student was given both biographical and health information forms. These forms are to be filled out and returned to their first period teacher as soon as possible. Biographical forms were given out by the registration office and contain information such as…

SADD encourages Mustangs to live “in the now”

Lindsey Limbach – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- This year’s LRHS Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) chapter kicked off 2019 by partnering with TextLess LiveMore for an ice cream social. The ice cream social took place after school Tuesday in room 542. TextLess LiveMore is a campaign that focuses on putting down the phone more…

Back-to-School Night links parents, teachers

ErinElizabeth Purcell – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – For most parents, back to school night is the only time they get to meet their children’s teachers’ and see the classrooms. Several hundred parents attended LRHS annual back to school night Tuesday night. Back-to-School Night is the chance for parents to talk to teachers about…

Varsity football rescheduled…again

Charlize Ucciferri – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This week’s varsity football away game against Lemon Bay High School has been rescheduled to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29. “The game has been rescheduled due to the possible tropical weather this weekend,” said LRHS athletic director Kent Ringquist. This is the third football game this…