LRHS majorettes enhance marching show

Isabella Heupel- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS Mustang Majorettes are the focal point of the marching band’s pregame show. Standing in the middle of the field, the girls twirl batons to entertain the crowd at football games. A majorette is a dancer who twirls and performs stunts with a lightweight baton, whether as…

FFA travels to build leadership skill

Evelyn Bachman – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS FFA had its first field trip of the year Thursday. The “Chapter Officer Leadership Training” (COLT) trip was for officers only and was focused on leadership training. Individual FFA chapters from different regions of Florida came together to work with FFA State Officers. The officers were…

Girls cross country ranked in state top 20

  Mason Ingallinera-Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The Girls’ Varsity Cross Country team is moving up in state rankings. After the Mustangs’ performance at the North Port Invitational last Saturday, they cracked the top 20 in the Florida High School Athletic Association 4A state rankings. The Mustangs’ top five athletes’, Jessica Neal, Aurora Melzer, Mason…

Mustangs React – Dressing for Spirit Week?

Grace Coyne and Maddie Forman– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This week “Mustangs Ahead” asked students “What are you dressing up as for spirit week?” LRHS staff and students dress up every year for homecoming week to show school spirit. This year the themes are – Monday- Decade Day Tuesday- College Game Day Wednesday-…

New LRHS club aims to help Special Olympics

Cameron Perry– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Tuesday the LRHS Unified Club held its first meeting. This is the first year of the club with Exceptional Student Education (ESE) teacher Melissa Koehlinger as sponsor. The Unified club is a Special Olympics club for all students. Its purpose is to introduce students to the…

Swimmers honor seniors

Angelina Ortiz – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS Swim Team hosted their final home meet on Wednesday at the Lakewood Ranch YMCA. This meet was the team’s annual Senior Night, celebrating the 12 seniors competing in their final season. The Senior Night ceremony recognized the senior swimmers and their parents. Each senior…