Mustangs concerned over AP changes

Erin Elizabeth Purcell- Mustangs Ahead  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Due to the COVID-19 virus, this year’s Advanced Placement (AP) tests have been dramatically altered. What used to be a three hour strictly proctored exam has become a 45-minute, at-home, short answer test. AP exams normally consist of different sections including multiple-choice questions, a document-based essay…

JROTC uses tech to evaluate promotions

Adina Mayo – Mustangs Ahead  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- With COVID-19 keeping students out of school, the LRHS Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) program has had to come up with creative ways to continue to conduct routine activities like uniform inspection, weekly lessons and discussions, physical training (PT), and promotion boards.  On Monday, Apr. 6, the program…

Mustangs React – eLearning is the new normal

Gracie Coyne and Maddie Forman– Mustangs Ahead  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- With the spread of Covid-19, all Florida schools have been forced to adopt the eLearning approach rather than traditional school. With this switch comes many positives and negatives, so this week we asked Mustangs, “What is the most significant thing you have noticed about online learning?”  Junior Katie McFarline said, “The most significant thing I noticed about online learning is that everything is completely…