“Mortal Kombat” faithful to games

Ryan Javate – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)-The new “Mortal Kombat” movie is a martial arts fantasy based on the popular 90s video game franchise. There were two movies previously released in the 90s, “Mortal Kombat” and “Mortal Kombat: Annihilation”, yet they were shunned due to their terrible quality. This movie is a reboot of…

Bright futures changes face Class of ’21

Jennifer Schillinger – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS class of 2021 faces some changes in Bright Futures scholarship eligibility. The Governor’s Emergency Order on Bright Futures eligibility extends and testing deadlines, along with changes to volunteer hour requirements. Senior Mustangs must earn at least the minimum required SAT and ACT scores as…

Silent auction raises money for cheerleaders

Savannah Else – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On Saturday, May 1 the LRHS cheerleading program held their annual silent auction, raising money for the program. Each Mustang cheerleader brought in about five items each, including themed baskets, gift cards, food items, and much more. Overall, about 360 items were put together by cheerleaders and…

Moody ready to wrap up rewarding career

Maya Rengifo – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS’s science department is saying farewell to Advanced Placement (AP) chemistry teacher Alicia Moody. Moody started at LRHS in 2001 and will complete her 33 years of teaching by the end of this school year. The AP Chemistry program that she started in 2006 will be…