SWAT takes aim at vaping

Peter Fisichella – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) is looking to further spread the message about the dangers of vaping and tobacco products to the Mustangs. Last fall, SWAT and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) teamed up to hang posters around the school to make students aware of…

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Athletic try-outs especially stressful for freshmen

Meghan Llamas – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – With Spring rolling around, athletes prepare for new seasons.  For freshmen like Lydia Connell, Spring means new athletic opportunities. For the LRHS girls lacrosse team, tryouts are less than a week away, and Connell is eager to get in on the action, “I’m nervous for tryouts, but…

Mustangs face “Great Kindness Challenge”

Emma Braunstein-Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Kindness matters at LRHS.  “The Great Kindness Challenge” is a challenge is to Mustangs to complete as many kind acts as they can in one week.  It is hosted by discipline dean Antonio Bellantonio, who believes that promoting positivity between students and facility will help impact our school in…

LRHS SADD urges driving safety

Joey Cotton – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) is promoting a new agenda hoping to get students off their phones…at least in the car. LRHS digital Information technology teacher and adviser of SADD Sharelies Rodriguez is leading the “Text Less Live More” movement. “The goal is to keep…

Mustangs “All In This Together” at pep rally

  Jaime Gutierrez – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Mustangs flooded into the school gym Friday afternoon for a pep rally. Competition between Team Cuervo/Stoltz, led by teachers Joseph Cuervo and Sammy Stoltz and Team Bellantonio/Riggins, led by discipline dean Tom Bellantonio and teacher Delaney Riggins, headlined the assembly. Staff members worked together with…