NHS helps bring baseball to all

Emily Brandt – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Last Saturday, National Honor Society (NHS) volunteered at the first Miracle League game of the year. At Miracle League volunteers are buddied up with special needs adults and children in the Sarasota and Manatee area to assist them play baseball. “The adults and children we are…

Stampede continues planning spirit events

Charlize Ucciferri – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The new school spirit club “The Stampede” held a meeting after school on Thursday in adviser and LRHS vocational teacher Thomas Cuervo’s room, 930. The meeting was held to discuss the themes for upcoming home volleyball games. The clubs chose white out and neon night for…

LRHS junior sees opportuities in bull riding

Gavin Laielli – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS offers a large variety of traditional sports, however some Mustangs participate in non-traditional, challenging sports that require long practices and dedication. LRHS junior Jackson Dugmore, competes in bull riding events hosted by the Arcadia Youth Rodeo Association. Dugmore explained, “Bull riding is a challenging sport…

Key Club busy through month end

Jenna Hernandez – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS Key Club has just posted seven new events for its members this month. Volleyball Game Concessions from 7 – 9 p.m. on Sept. 19 and Sept. 30, at LRHS. Volunteers need to run the concession stand during the girls’ volleyball games. Braden River Elementary PTA…

New LRHS English teacher moves up with students

Mustangs Ahead – Anna Stock (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- New LRHS English teacher Stephanie Kobestitch started her LRHS teaching career this year. Kobestitch originally taught in New York for 15 years before moving to Florida in 2015 and working at Haile Middle School.  Although excited, Kobestitch was anxious to leave her middle school students. “I was…