Mustang musicians hit high notes at solo and ensembles

Isabella Heupel– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Feb. 8 at Manatee High School, the Mustangs Band and Color Guard members performed at Music Performance Assessment (MPA’s). During this event, students could perform a solo or in an ensemble, which is made up with multiple performers. Each student performing goes into the gym or…

LRHS Film and Acting Club prepares Valentines video

ErinElizabeth Purcell – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Lakewood’s film and acting club works year-round to make commercials for Lakewood’s school news. Film and acting is a relatively new club, just entering in its second year at LRHS. “We have seven actors, two writers, two editors and a camera crew of three people. All…

Olympian urges LRHS athletes to develop leadership

Phoebe Duval– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Tuesday Mustang student-athletes gathered for the last Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) presentation. PCA is a national non-profit organization with the mission to create a positive, character-building youth sports environment that results in better athletes and better people. The last meeting focused on what makes a leader…

Mustang boys get second playoff chance

Daniel Hernandez – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS Boys’ Varsity Soccer team has booked a spot in the regional playoffs after taking a tough loss to Riverview High School in the district semis. The team did not know if they were going to make it through until they were told by coach Vito…