Mustangs reminded of Homecoming dress code

Mackenzie Hopkins – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – As homecoming week approaches, Mustangs are reminded of the school’s Homecoming Dance dress code policy. According to the Lakewood Ranch High School student handbook, girls are not allowed to wear dresses above mid-thigh; this includes slits in the dress. Additionally, girls are prohibited from wearing dresses…

LRHS gear available at lunch

William Flood – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS spirit Wear will now be sold in the school cafeteria on Sept. 24 and 25 for October’s Spirit Week and at the varsity home football games on Oct. 4, 11, and 18. There are a wide variety of items available such as LRHS tee shirts, long…

Mustangs ready to save lives Friday

Jenelle Bayor– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS Mustangs are getting ready to roll up their sleeves to donate blood again. The Blood Drive is scheduled for Friday Sept. 20 in the school gymnasium. The LRHS Blood Drive Committee partners with One Drive’s “Big Red Bus” every year to help donate blood to local…

September 2001 still shakes Mustangs

 Julia Hatton – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Sept. 11, 2001 was a terrifying day and will always leave a mark in American history. Teachers and staff at LRHS still look back on this day and remember what they were doing during this terrible event. Student Services secretary Maria Alesi remembers this time vividly….

Guest speakers inspire Mustangs over two days

Kara Smith – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS students attended an assembly sponsored by Sandy Hook Promises Thursday. Guest Speaker Sarah Militello spoke about approaching people who seem isolated and saying “Hello.”  Students from all four grades attended the program. Militello said, “Millions of students in every school and community around the country are…

Seniors feel college application stress

Ally Ellis – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – For senior Mustangs, this year marks the beginning of the end of their high school careers. This means it’s time for seniors to start submitting college applications if they wish to further their educations. Senior Lauren McGill explained, “It might just be one of the most…