Seniors face particular fourth quarter issues

Hiral Patel – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- As the end of the year approaches, LRHS seniors are preparing for graduation. Seniors need 24 credits to graduate, as well as other specific required courses, such as an online class. “Talk to your counselors and make sure you have all your credits in order to graduate,”…

Mustang wrestler finishes sixth in state

Daniel Hernandez – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Two LRHS Boys’ varsity wrestlers competed in state finals last week. Seniors Colby Keane and Angelo LaFrese were the only LRHS wrestlers to compete. Keane placed sixth in the state tournament in the 160 pound weight class at 3A and made the medal stand. Unfortunately, LaFrese’s season…

District officials release latest COVID-19 advisory

Jenelle Bayor- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Washing hands is something that everyone should be doing on a normal basis, but it’s needed now more than ever. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been spreading around the world and Manatee School District officals have given Mustangs a guidelines sheet to bring home with all the necessary guidelines…

Mustangs recognize inspirational women

Lucas Scott – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)– March is Women’s History Month and many Mustangs are recognizing their female role models. Mustang senior Leah Lurie who said she is inspired by Amy Poehler, a Canadian actress and star famous for her work on “Saturday Night Live” and “Parks and Recreation.” Lurie said that Poehler…

Mustangs appreciate women’s historical contribution

Mariska VanLinder – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- March is recognized as National Women’s History Month. Women’s History Month is dedicated to reflect on the contributions of women to United States history. In 1980, President Jimmy Carter issued the first presidential proclamation declaring the week of Mar. 8 as National Women’s History Week. This week…

LISTEN – Mustangs Ahead podcast – March 13

Click here to listen. LRHS Mustangs have a variety of interests and this podcast covers everything from team captains to creative writing to senior stress.  Podcast journalists highlight some of their favorite LRHS topics and share student thoughts and experiences.   Stay updated on important LRHS news and share what you like by following our…