Band marching for possible semi-final spot

  Marissa Briggs – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS Marching Mustangs Band is competing in their final competition of the year Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Florida Marching Band Championships (FMBC) in Orlando, FL. If the band places in the top five places for their 4A level they will move from semifinals to the…

Young life attracts Mustang interest

Joey Cotton – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Young Life is a Christian youth organization for teenagers hoping to further their connection with God and have fun while doing so, and is growing in popularity at LRHS . Young life was founded in the early 1930’s by Clara Frescher, who gathered a group of…

Unified Club helps Special Olympians step up

Cameron Perry– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS Unified Club has been volunteering at the Special Olympics monthly dances. These dances are held monthly by the Special Olympics at Sarasota’s Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church. Special Olympics holds these dances so members with disabilities can meet with their friends and interact with others….

LRHS hosts year’s second blood drive

Austin Chapman – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Thursday LRHS hosted its second blood drive of the school year Thursday.   Blood drive committee members expected somewhere between 75 and 80 donors. While the number of sign ups was down form past years there were still plenty of volunteers who were proud with there donations. “I…

Visiting pianist inspires Mustangs

Csenge Csicsek – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- New York Pianist Matthew Graybil performed for Mustangs from 1:45-2:45 p.m. on Wednesday in the LRHS auditorium. He performed musical pieces by Franz Schubert, Franz Liszt, and Fryderyk Chopin for the arts students. Graybil was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and started playing and studying classical piano pieces…