Two Mustangs recognized for constitution essays

Emily Hall– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – High School seniors across Manatee County submitted to district officials essays celebrating the 232nd anniversary of the signing of the US Constitution.  The competition came with a $300 prize. LRHS students Mariette Tomlinson and Joey Robertson won second and third place respectively. The essays were required to…

StoryShotS – Homecoming starts off with Decade Day

Meghan Llamas – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS kicked off 2019 homecoming week Monday with Decade Day and movie night. Mustangs dressed from the past by wearing clothes for “Decade Day”.  The freshman dressed as the 90s, sophomores 80s, juniors 70s, seniors 60s, and teachers 50s. Students went all out wearing bellbottoms, neon…

Homecoming tickets on sale

Presley Long – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Homecoming week is here and tickets for the dance are on sale. Mustangs are getting excited for homecoming through spirit week. “I’m really looking forward to homecoming, because it is a great way to hang out with friends and have fun dancing,” said sophomore Macy Walter….

Homecoming talent show line-up set

Csenge Csicsek – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS is hosting its Homecoming 2019 Lakewood’s Got Talent show on Oct. 2 in the auditorium. Auditions were held on Sept. 23 and 24. The performers are – EJ/Brokeboy LBK Kathryn Clark Jackson Bartosiewicz Joe Wood Axis Lily Potter and Michael Webb Ariana Otero and Claire Sidnam…

Mustangs can be memorialized in brick

Joey Cotton – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Some LRHS Mustangs have been given the opportunity to buy a personalized brick at the entrance of the LRHS football stadium. Only senior varsity athletes are eligible to purchase legacy bricks, which will be sold for $80. “It gives the students an opportunity to leave their…

Seniors consider college readiness

Gabbi Tomaselli – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS class of 2020 have a lot of responsibilities this year, a major one being college applications. Many Florida colleges recommend submitting applications by Nov. 1, 2019, although that is not the official deadline. Each Florida college has a different due date for application submissions….

Ranch Reviews – Five artists to watch through years end

Hayes DuJardin – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Every year, new artists emerge to the forefront of the public eye. Last year  brought acts like BROCKHAMPTON, Juice WRLD, Steve Lacy, Valee, and Gus Dapperton amongst others. This year, “Mustangs Ahead” looks at five artists to keep on your radar. Guapdad4000 – With a never-ending…

Mustangs Ahead weekly podcast – Sept. 27

Lakewood Ranch High School Mustangs prepare for their annual Homecoming and Spirit Week festivities. Stay updated on important LRHS news and share what you like by following our Twitter @LRHSNews1, Instagram @mustangs_ahead, and follow the Mustangs Ahead Podcast on iTunes or Soundcloud.

Mustang Q&A – Assistant bookkeeper praises new funding site

Austin Chapman – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- This year the LRHS website features a new page to make it easier to make donations, pay debts, and conduct fundraisers.   Many students and parents deal with paying student fees, donations and payments for different donations and clubs. LRHS assistant bookkeeper Gloria Richards said the new quick…

LRHS sophomores see perseverance over adversity

Erica Kennedy – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS sophomores Friday were treated to readings of the “Letters from Anne & Martin,” a show performed by the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect. The Anne frank center for Mutual Respect partnered with the Manatee County Bar Association, the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, the Manatee Community Foundation,…

JV Mustangs post first win against PCHS

Carson Manning– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS JV football team faced Parrish Community High School for the schools’ first official competition. Thursday night’s game gave the Mustangs their first win of the season, 28-21. “It felt great to get our first win of the season,” said freshman John Sirignano. “The best part of…

Homecoming voting next week

Cameron Perry– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Monday ballots for the 2019 LRHS homecoming court will be handed out   students in their first period classes. Students will vote for one girl and one boy in their grade level. Senior nominee Brooke Roberts said, “It’s been a good time, it’s all just for the…