LRHS Parent Association taking applications

Rachel Monroe– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH FL.)- The purpose of the LRHS Parent Association (PA) is to support, reward and celebrate the exceptional character, integrity and skill of the LRHS students, faculty, staff and community. LRHS is the only high school in Manatee County with an active PA. The current association is asking Mustang parents…

Grimes “touched” by peer award

Ella Botko-Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Principal Dustin Dahlquist continued celebrating the hard work of LRHS teachers and staff by presenting this year’s Mustang Faculty award Monday afternoon. English teacher Terri Grimes was presented with the award at a faculty meeting. Grimes stated, “It was totally unexpected. I’m very touched by it.” Former Faculty award…

Holidays mean community service for Key Club

Jenna Hernandez- Mustang Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS Key Club members love the holidays and love to volunteer even more. There are many event coming up and many that still need volunteers. Holidays Around the Ranch: 3 – 10 p.m., Dec 13, Main Street at Lakewood Ranch, 8100 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Bradenton, FL. Volunteers…

LRHS orienteers find early season success

Adina Mayo – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Saturday, Dec. 7, the LRHS Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) Orienteering team hosted and competed in the Suncoast Orienteering meet at Greenbrook Adventure Park. This was the team’s second official meet of the season. The Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced teams placed first overall, and…

MTC a solid option for some seniors

This is the second in a series of stories covering the options facing members of the Class of 2020 who want to further their educations after LRHS. Julia Hatton – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – When it comes to college, Manatee Technical College (MTC) is an option for LRHS seniors to seriously consider. It…