NHS ready to help out

Joey Cotton – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS National Honors Society (NHS) met Tuesday, Sept. 10, to discuss future events and goals of the club. These events included the Benderson Breast Cancer Walk, taking place Oct. 19, designed to raise awareness and money for research towards the disease. NHS is also holding…

LRHS Raider boys first overall

Adina Mayo – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On Saturday, Sept. 12, the LRHS Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) Raider team competed in the Sarasota Military Academy (SMA) Invitational Raider Meet at LRHS. The male team placed first overall against Tier 1 and Tier 2 teams. The Tiers are based on the school’s population….

Volleyball enjoying a win streak

Anabelle Lam – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS varsity volleyball team continues their run of success with wins over the Sarasota Sailors and Charlotte Tarpons and with a successful weekend tournament in Orlando. Last Thursday the Mustangs traveled to Sarasota High to face off against the Sailors. After dropping the first set…

Mustangs already working on January fair

Evelyn Bachman – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The Lakewood Ranch High School FFA chapter is already making strides to prepare for the Manatee County Fair in January. They have been working with their chapter steer, Charlie, who will be sent to auction at the fair. The profits made from Charlie will go the…

Mustangs ready to help tutor fellow students

Ella Botko- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Peer tutoring has officially started back for the 2019-2020 school year. Tutoring sessions are held 7:00- 7:30 a.m. every Thursday in the LRHS media center. Tutors are available to help with a wide range of subjects from math to foreign languages. Students unable to attend Thursdays can…

Upperclassmen get privileges, but also responsibility

Jillian Herbst and Gaby Rosabal – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – There are a lot of emotions involved with becoming an upperclassman at LRHS. These are the years where many students must begin thinking about leaving high school. Many seniors have college at the top of their minds. Senior Rachel Monroe said, “I’m kind…