Flame test gives Mustangs chemical insight

Lexi Tibbetts – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS Chemistry classes are engaging in some hands-on experiments. Chemistry teacher Tana Phelps’s chemistry class recently completed their “Flame Lab.” Students burn different elements to determine how their flame colors differ. The experiments resulted in a wide variety of colors;  some elements, such as copper, burn…

100 gecs attracting enthusiastic, select audience

Hayes DuJardin – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – If you’re the type of music listener who enjoys jumping genre-to-genre, never settling into one sound, then 100 gecs may be the group for you. Unfortunately, most people aren’t that kind of music listener. Dylan Brady and Laura Les are two artists who created one of…

FFA means more than just farms

Evelyn Bachman – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- When the National FFA Organization was founded 1928, its original name was the Future Farmers of America. To encourage more people to join in 1988, they renamed the club to The National FFA Organization. The FFA organization has much more to offer than just agriculture. The club…

LRHS drama ready for cabaret

Csenge Csicsek – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The annual fall LRHS cabaret, “Give Our Regards to Old Broadway,” will be performed at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 8 and 9 in the LRHS auditorium. The Cabaret includes a collection of musical numbers spanning 100 years of Broadway shows. There will be solos, duets, trios, and large…

Lambert and Schutte nominated for Excellence in Education

Mariska VanLinder- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The 2019-20 Excellence in Education Awards Representatives for LRHS  are band director Ron Lambert, nominated for Educator of the Year, and Mini-Mustangss voluntary Pre-K teacher assistant Catherine Schutte, nominated for Support Employee of the Year.  The Excellence in Education Awards celebrate educators who ensure students receive the best…