Volleyball ready for final home match of 2019

Kenzie Puelston – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The last LRHS home volleyball game for the 2019-2020 school year is scheduled for Wednesday in the school’s gym. Head coach Perri Hankins admits there are “always a lot of feelings” at the end of the season, especially with all the seniors leaving.  She encourages Mustangs…

Mustangs raise thousands for hurricane relief

William Flood – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Sept. 1, 2019 Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas. Over 78,000 homes were destroyed and lives were completely devastated.  Since then LRHS assistant principal Jillian Bieber coordinated efforts to raise money for the victims. So far, Mustangs have raised over $3000 for the Bahamas through the…

LRHS aims to be 5-Star school

Lucas Scott – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This school year, LRHS is reaching to achieve a Five-Star school award. The Five-Star School Award is given to between 10 and 15 schools every year and requires incredible connections between a school and its community. The Florida Department of Education (FDOE) called the award, “Evidence…

It’s “football” season in Europe, too

Daniel Hernandez – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – International football, or “soccer” as it is called in the US , is globally booming. The best of it takes place in Europe and numerous Mustangs are paying close attention. Every year in professional European football there is a tournament that takes place from Sept. until May…

Mustang academic team organizing for new season

Lexi Tibbetts – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS has an academic competition team. The “A-Team,” as it’s called is run by art teacher Elizabeth Henry. A-Team competitions consist of trivia type questions over all manner of academic subjects. “It can be anything from art to English to math to history to music,” said…