Space Force attracts student interest

William Flood-Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – As the world and technology becomes more advanced so does our, and consequently our government’s, dependence on it.   The military has also become reliant on satellites and high-altitude planes, rockets, surveillance technologies. President Donald Trump has decided the United States now requires a separate branch of the…

Mustang scholars face AP vs. Dual Enrolled choice

Anabelle Lam – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – As Mustangs’ begin to choose classes for the 2020-21 school year, they face some big decisions. For many, this includes a big choice between Advanced Placement (AP) or Dual Enrollment classes,  Both are college level acceleration programs but have key differences. AP classes are courses offered…

Mustangs raise nearly $1000 for Shriners

ErinElizabeth Purcell – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Feb. 21 Mustangs for Kids (MFK) had their annual dance marathon fundraising event and raised $1,256.18 for Shriners Childrens Hospital in Tampa. The dance marathon is the only fundraiser MFK will organize all year. The event was hosted in the school’s cafeteria which was decorated…

LRHS launches STEAM Academy

John Osborne – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fl) – The LRHS Mustang Science Technology Engineering Art Math (STEAM) Academy will start in the 2020-21 school year.  The program puts creative design, project-based learning, college and career readiness, and industry certifications at the core of curriculum. Mustang STEAM students are required to take four years of…

Registration forms due Friday

Gage Gongas – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Registration for next year’s classes has been the buzz around school for the past week. Registration forms are due this Friday, Feb. 28. School counselors have been very busy helping Mustangs.  Students with questions can go to the guidance office and fill out a sheet of paper….