Ranch Reflections – Military graduation expands senior experience

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features senior Hiral Patel’s experiences at a relative’s military graduation. Hiral Patel – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Arriving at Fort Jackson, South…

Marching Mustangs gain Military Bowl honors

Isabella Heupel – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Over Christmas Break, the LRHS Marching Mustang Band took a trip to Washington DC for the annual Military Bowl. The band left on Christmas day and arrived Dec. 26. The band participated in a parade down the streets of Annapolis, Maryland, as well as on the field…

LRHS FFA gets ready for county fair

Evelyn Bachman – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS FFA program is now preparing for the annul Manatee County Fair, which is set to open on Jan. 16 at the Palmetto fair grounds. FFA is having a mandatory meeting on Thursday, Jan. 9, and is asking for members to volunteer to set up the dairy…

Senior fees set to rise

Julia Hatton – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Senior year is an exciting time for LRHS students. However, it can also be very stressful because students have many things they must keep in mind to ensure their graduation. One thing to remember is senior fees. The fees start at $25 and increase over time….