Mustangs can vote for favorite LRHS teachers

Emma Conerly – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS Student Government Association (SGA) will be giving out its annual faculty awards a little differently this year. SGA usually recognizes teachers’ outstanding talents and personalities, but this year awards will be based on a campus-wide vote.    Mustangs can vote here. The preliminary voting is…

LRHS opens new athletics website

Mariska VanLinder- Mustangs Ahead Staff Editor (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS athletics program has a new website. Mustang junior Carson Manning devoted most of the 2020-2021 school year to building this website. “This website was created to help Mustangs and student athletes have an easier time navigating the different game schedules and teams, while also…

Mustangs to choose “slime” victim

Jordan Heffner – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) — Mustangs will decide during the week of Monday, April 26 to Friday, April 30 which teachers are going to get “slimed.” A voting booth will be set up near the cafeteria along with a list of teachers willing to be slimed. Mustangs of all grade levels…

Band announces 20-21 leaders

Emma Tullio – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The Marching Mustangs leadership team for the 2021-2022 school year has been announced. The voting was conducted April 14 – 16 and was done by all current marching band members. The results were then calculated by band director Ron Lambert and posted Friday night. Next year’s…

LRHS athletes ready for next step

Jenelle Bayor and Meghan Llamas– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS athletic department will be holding a National Letter of Intent signing day for student athletes at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 27. The following senior Mustangs are scheduled to sign – Jordan Golden- Spartanburg Methodist College- Soccer Jordan Brown- Worcester Polytechnic Institute- Basketball Kora…

Mustangs softball honors seniors

Cassidy McLellan- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On Thursday the LRHS varsity softball team celebrated senior night. The girls beat Manatee High School at home 12-2. The team had three seniors Jillian Herbst, Callie Bua, and Faith Ross. The seniors walked down the field with their families by their sides. All three girls wrote speeches…

Baseball finishes regular season

Zach Fenimore– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS boys varsity baseball team concluded the regular season this week with one win and one loss. The Mustangs played at Sarasota High School on Tuesday and lost on a walk-off hit. They then turned around and traveled to IMG Academy to play IMG Black on…

Band releases Spring/Summer schedule

Emma Tullio – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS band schedule has been released for the spring and summer. With the end of the school year in sight, band director Ron Lambert released the final events of the spring and the upcoming summer activities. Senior Marissa Briggs commented, “I am sad that I will…

Progress reports completed this week

Meghan Llamas – Mustangs Ahead  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – As the end of the 2020-21 school year rapidly approaches, teachers are getting ready to release the final progress reports of the year. Teachers submitted mid-quarter grades by 11 p.m. Thursday. Stay updated on important LRHS news and share what you like by following our Twitter @LRHSNews1,…

LRHS FFA one of Florida’s Finest

 Harrison Gattuso – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS’s FFA chapter has been selected as one of Florida’s Finest FFA Chapters. The selection of these chapters is based upon the completion of the National Chapter Award program application. These chapters have excelled in the areas of growing leaders, building communities and strengthening agriculture and…

Mustangs ready for LRHS’s first ever AICE test

Mallory Lloyd – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Monday, April 26, and Wednesday, April 28, the Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) English General Paper exam will be offered at LRHS for seniors in English 4. Teachers have been preparing seniors in their AICE English General Paper classes all year for the exam….

Mustang heads to weightlifting states

John Osborne – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS wrestler junior Marcus Cincotta will be moving on to the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) state championship. Cincotta stated, “I am very excited and happy that all of my hard work has paid off and I am getting to show just how good I…