Film and Acting Club brings film-making to campus

Sydney Jamison-Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS Film and Acting Club held its first meeting Sept. 3 in room 710. Film and Acting is a club that focusses on bringing the film process to life in the classroom through a variety of projects. Last year’s club project was a spinoff of Jeopardy. Each…

Sophomore program to focus on diversity

Emily Hall– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Friday, Sept. 27, a production of “Letters from Anne and Martin” from Embracing Our Differences will be performed for LRHS sophomores in the auditorium. This production will be used in conjunction with the school’s World History curriculum as they study both the Holocaust and the Civil…

Freshmen experience first high school football season

Carson Manning – Mustang Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS football program entered a new era in 2019.  Head coach Rashad West took over the varsity program.  That means new plays and schemes. LRHS football is certainly new to freshmen football players Riley Scofield, John Sirignano, Ethan Lawson, Josh Jackson, and Jacob Rosenberg. This…

Mustangs smile for yearbook, student photos

John Osborne – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS underclassmen pictures were Wednesday in the school gymnasium. Students reflected on how the process of getting the pictures taken went. “I like the pictures because I looked really fly this year,” said junior Wesley Chen. Many students like to dress up nicely for the school…

Mustangs race to fun, success at North Port invitational

Jaime Gutierrez – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS boys and girls cross country teams Saturday traveled to North Port and competed in the North Port invitational sponsored by social media influencer Danny Duncan.  The event features a live DJ, drum line and concession stand. Junior cross-country runner Riley Bradshaw said, “Despite not…

LRHS blood drive saves hundreds of lives

Peter Fisichella – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Last week’s LRHS blood drive was a success. Blood Drive Committee adviser and LRHS keyboard teacher Rebekah Lester said 115 students donated blood. Those donations can save up to 345 lives. “Every two seconds, someone needs blood’” said Lester.  “The blood donated at our high school drive…