Rejuvenated Psychology Club welcomes new members

Mackenzie Sisson – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS psychology club welcomes new Mustangs. On Sept. 12 the Lakewood Ranch psychology club hosted its first meeting of the 2019-2020 school year. Mustangs were introduced to the basics of the club and did a short ice breaker activity to get the ball rolling. Club adviser and…

Orchestra hopes for sweet fundraiser success

Angelina Ortiz – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS Orchestra is holding its annual cheesecake fundraiser through Monday, Sept. 30. The money raised will be used to help cover the costs of instruments, concerts, field trips, etc. that the orchestra program would otherwise have to pay for itself. Orchestra students participate in the…

Key Club says “thanks” to US troops

   Mackenzie Sisson – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On Tuesday members of the LRHS Key Club chapter created cards to send to U.S. troops overseas through the Manasota Operation Troop Support programs (MOTS). “MOTS works to support troops that live in or have a family in Manatee County,” said club treasurer junior Stacey Balloch….

MTC hosts college fair

Brooke Mantone – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This fall colleges will be visiting LRHS to inform students about attending options after graduation. Students can meet directly with college representatives and find out important information on admissions requirements, tuition costs, application deadlines and much more. The sessions usually last 1 – 2 hours. Visiting…

Mustangs React – The dangers of vaping

Gracie Coyne and Maddie Forman – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This week we asked students “What is one way to encourage your peers under the age of 18 to choose against vaping?” Pres. Donald Trump recently decided to attempt to ban every flavored electronic cigarette other than tobacco.   Sophomore Nathan Parker stated, “Vaping is very unhealthy and will give you…

Ranch review – Fall music playlist

Lindsey Limbach – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- With Fall here, new music has been coming out almost every other week. Here are seven songs to get Mustangs excited for the upcoming season: 7.) Panini (ft. DaBaby) by Lil Nas X- Released on Sept. 13 this hit has been stuck in almost everyone’s head. This…