LRHS drama ready for online show

Katie Foley – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS Theatre program is putting on a virtual show on Friday, March 5.  Despite COVID-19 restrictions, the theatre program has put in hard work to produce a virtual show. “The Show Goes On,” a cabaret-type show, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. And will feature a…

Graduation date changed

Mallory Lloyd – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The graduation date for the class of 2021 has changed to 8 a.m. on June 3 at Bradenton’s LeCom Park. Every graduating student will receive two tickets. Stay updated on important LRHS news and share what you like by following our Twitter @LRHSNews1, Instagram @mustangs_ahead, email, and follow the…

HOSA prepares for state competition

Maya Rengifo – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) -LRHS HOSA (Future Health Professionals) club will participate in the virtual 2021 HOSA Florida State Leadership Conference March 25 – 28. The virtual conference is scheduled to include various livestreams throughout the week with grand opening and closing sessions. The schedule can be found here. LRHS HOSA…

Mustangs for Kids raises funds for childrens hospital

Mackenzie Sisson– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS Mustangs for Kids club announced their digital dance marathon was an immense success. The event is traditionally a dance held in the LRHS cafeteria but due to COVID-19 and social distance guidelines the dance was changed to an Instagram Live Event. During the event participants…

Dual enrolled information available online

Katie Foley – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- As the end of second semester is approaching, it is important for rising upperclassmen to consider their options for next year. Many sophomores have already been faced with the choice between whether to take Advanced Placement, Honors, or regular courses. However, dual enrollment classes are also available…

Mustang musicians excel at Solos and Ensembles

Emma Tullio – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS band program has been limited this year due to COVID-19 but the solo and ensemble competitions took place virtually. This past weekend several band Mustangs participated in the District Solo and Ensemble competition. The top-ranking Mustangs are listed below: Sophomore Kathleen Cravens – Superior Junior…

Cheer tryouts set

Savannah Else – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS cheerleading tryouts are 4 – 6 p.m. on Monday, March 8 to Thursday, March 11 in the campus gym. Clinics are being held prior, giving athletes extra help with skills and answering any questions they may have. Clinics will be held from 4 – 6 p.m….

NHS accepting applications

Jennifer Schillinger – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS National Honors Society (NHS) is accepting forms from potential new members interested in joining the organization for the 2021-2022 school year. Mustang sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher are eligible to apply. Stay updated on important LRHS…

Orienteers finish first at Alafia

Morgan McCabe– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) orienteering team has had another successful orienteering competition at Alafia State Park. This was their toughest competition of the season, earning first place in every category and overall. Sophomore Nicole Majewski took first place and junior Olivia D’Orazio took third…

LRHS StellarXplorers seeking members

Katie Foley – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS StellarXplorers is a design competition that combines all aspects of development and operation with a spacecraft focus. Captain of StellarXploeres senior William Flood said, “As a team we take an academic quiz and use a simulator to find the best solution to a set of…

PERT scheduled for dual enrolled interested Mustangs

Cassidy McLellan- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- All Mustangs interested in taking dual enrollment classes next year and have not received the necessary Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American Collegiate Testing (ACT) score may take the Post-Secondary Readiness Test (PERT) to be considered eligible. According to the University of South Florida dual enrollment page,  all…

Mustang “Capstone” teams ready presentations

Cassidy McLellan- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Tuesday Feb. 16 was the start of the Team Multimedia Presentations (TMP) in the Advanced Placement (AP) Capstone Seminar class. Mustangs have been working on Performance Task 1 for an entire month. According to U.S. News, “The purpose of the Performance Task 1 is to propose and justify…