Common fears are familiar to Mustangs

Gage Gongas – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Mustangs, like many people, have some type of fear.  Some can be worse than others, but all influence an individual’s everyday life and actions. According to ‘‘12 Common Types of Phobias’‘, the most common phobia is arachnophobia. Arachnophobia is the fear of spiders and affects roughly…

2019-20 yearbooks now available

Hiral Patel – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Yearbooks for the 2019-20 school year are now available for purchase.         Students can get a yearbook to remember their yearlong memories of school. “I am looking forward to buying this year’s yearbook because it is my last year of high school,” LRHS senior Anna Stock said. “As…

Mustangs recognize America’s Hispanic heritage

Jillian Herbst and Gaby Rosabal- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, is important to those who are connected to their culture and who may not have many opportunities to embrace it. LRHS senior Isabella Gomez is from Colombia. She thinks that Hispanic Heritage month is a great…

Talent show a homecoming tradition

Csenge Csicsek – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS hosted its annual “Lakewood’s Got Talent” show at 7 p.m. on Oct 2. in the school auditorium. There were 10 student performers along with performances by LRHS staff, drumline, the Silver Stars dance team, theatre and orchestra groups, and chorus director Giselle Panagiotakis. The winners were announced…

Athletic trainer and staff critical to LRHS athletic success

Meghan Llamas – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – It’s a Friday night. The LRHS stadium lights flicker on as the sun disappears behind the bleachers. Students stomp their feet and cheer as an announcer calls for the LRHS Mustangs. Athletic trainer Sydney Suppa lines up alongside her aides, holding out her hand as she awaits…