LISTEN: Mustangs Ahead Valentines Day Podcast – Feb. 14

Valentines Day means love, friendship and companionship.  Mustang staff and students are eager to share their thoughts on the day.  Two teachers advise on their successful relationship.  A student explains how to read somebody’s feelings, and we find out how to find that perfect Valentines gift.  Hear it here! Stay updated on important LRHS news…

Girls lacrosse starts season with charity game

Meghan Llamas – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- As Valentine’s Day rolls around, the girls’ lacrosse teams prepares for their season kick off tournament on Saturday. After only two weeks of practice, both the varsity and newly formed junior varsity (JV) girls lacrosse teams get ready for their first games of the year at the…

Two years after Parkland, campus security is key

Cameron Perry– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – February 14, 2020 marks the two-year anniversary of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fl. Since this tragic event, school security has changed dramatically for the better. At LRHS officials have added more security cameras, put a policy to keep all doors locked, and in…

Students for Safety welcome new adviser, plans

Marissa Briggs– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS club Students for Safety (SFS) held their first meeting of the second semester on Friday. The meeting was an introduction to a new teacher adviser, Language Arts teacher Kristen Wilkstrom, who replaced history teacher Kathleen Soles. Co-president junior Ella Botko said she’s “looking forward to what the…

Orienteers seek weekend success

Adina Mayo – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On Saturday, Feb. 15, the LRHS Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) Orienteering team will compete in the Suncoast Orienteering race at T. Mabry Carlton Reserve in Venice, FL. Orienteering is a cross country-type competition in which the runners use maps and compasses to find demarcated points…

LRHS Robotics teams ready for state

Cameron Madison – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS Robotics teams will compete this Saturday, Feb. 15 for the Florida State Championship. The championship will be played at RP Funding Center in Lakeland. Students will be paired up, controlling robots in a 2v2 arena. This year’s objective is stacking and lifting cubes. Nine…