Lakewood Loves Animals hopes to treat local shelters

Mackenzie Sisson – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- This Halloween season, the Lakewood Loves Animals Club (LLA) of LRHS has been busy organizing events to raise money for Manatee County shelters in need of financial assistance. On Oct. 12, Bishop Animal Shelter welcomed LLA to tour the facility and gain a better understanding of how…

Seniors face college deadline pressures

Jenna Hernandez- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH FL,)- Deadline for college applications is coming up and LRHS seniors are as nervous as ever. This is a very stressful time for many seniors as these applications are the first successful step to the next four years. Applications feature standard questions. They ask for information such as family’s…

JROTC Raiders headed to states

Adina Mayo – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- “It feels amazing to have placed first against other past state champions, especially champions that are in the tiers above us,” stated junior Ethan Shirah, Delta company TAC Officer in the LRHS Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC). Last Saturday  the LRHS JROTC male and female Raider…

Mustangs get new IDs

John Osborne – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- New LRHS student IDs were distributed to students Wednesday. Most Mustangs got their ID’s in third period, but schedule changes mean some may receive theirs at a later date. The school ID’s are required to have students’ names on them and be visible for all to see….

Mustangs consider last-minute Halloween costumes

Lindsey Limbach – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- With Halloween here, students around LRHS are scrambling to find a costume. Since it’s so last minute, students may lean towards more common and easily put together costumes. These costumes are but not limited to: Devil or Angel- This dynamic duo pops up everywhere around this time…