LRHS parking passes still available

 Shea Murphy– Mustangs Ahead Senior Editor  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Parking passes for the 2020-2021 school year are still available on Schoology and on the school’s website.  To purchase a parking pass Mustangs must go on Schoology and fill out and turn in all the necessary paperwork required.  A reminder that only juniors and seniors are eligible to…

LRHS 2020 Commencement available live via video

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS class of 2020 is scheduled to graduate 9 a.m., July 29 at Bradenton’s Lecom Park. Click here for livestream coverage of the ceremony as seniors take their final bow. Stay updated on important LRHS news and share what you like by following our Twitter @LRHSNews1, Instagram @mustangs_ahead, and follow…

LRHS 20-21 reopening FAQ

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – School reopening in the School District of Manatee County necessitates that families make decisions for their children regarding different options. While we know that the decision for school attendance is a difficult one for families, there is an option for every family and their individual needs. Please know that whatever decision…

School board approves 20-21 reopening plans

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL ) – The School Board of Manatee County officially approved School Reopening Plans for the 2020-2021 school year at a special Board on July 14. As part of that process, the Board voted to open schools for students on Monday, August 17, 2020, a week later than originally scheduled. The Reopening plans…

Mustang grad earns $16K scholarship

Ella Botko – Mustangs Ahead Senior Associate Editor (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS senior Christopher Holmes has been awarded the Mathew Carter Scholarship from the Gamma XI Boule Foundation.   This scholarship recognizes graduating seniors from both Manatee and Sarasota counties for their outstanding academic performance and exceptional involvement in their communities.  The foundation will provide Holmes with a total of $16,000 over the course of the next four years while he…

Form available for families who want eLearning

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – As LRHS prepares for the reopening of school, officials want to hear from families who would like to continue with full-time eLearning. Parents who want to continue with full-time eLearning in the fall, please visit the Lakewood Ranch website and fill out the Distance Learning ONLY Election Form under eLearning so…

LRHS StellarXplorers soar in region

Shea Murphy – Mustangs Ahead Senior Editor (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)-The LRHS StellarXplorers teams took home second and third place at the Southeast Region StellarXplorers Qualifications. The Southeast StellarXplorers Qualification is an annual competition designed to test the competitor’s knowledge and ability to use a simulation software called System Took Kit and be tested on an…

McGill named Florida’s best student athletic trainer

Anabelle Lam – Mustangs Ahead Junior Associate Editor (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Every year the Athletic Trainers’ Association of Florida (ATAF), recognizes a student athletic trainer for their hard work throughout the year.   This year, LRHS’s Lauren McGill was selected for the 2020 ATAF High School Aide of the Year.  To win this award applicants must have met the following criteria:  A GPA of 3.2…

Parent input needed for 2020-21

Manatee School officials want to hear you thoughts on the 2020-21 school year.  Click here for more information and to take an important survey on scheduling plans.

Register to Ride

In order to control bus capacities and keep our students safe, all students MUST register, and be assigned to a bus, PRIOR to riding. Each student in your family should be individually registered online by June 30. Unregistered students waiting at a bus stop without a parent/guardian present, will be transported to school and turned over to…

SADD welcomes new officers for new year

  Erica Kennedy– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- As the 2019-2020 school year is coming to an end, LRHS Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) has announced the elected officers for the upcoming year. The new officers are listed below – President – Gianna Miles Vice-President/President-Elect – Samantha Greenfield Secretary – Kaitlyn Smith Treasurer – Kaitlyn Case…

Transcript requests available online

Gavin Laielli – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – As the school year wraps up, LRHS seniors are reminded to take advantage of the opportunity to receive their final transcript before June 5. To request a final transcript, seniors must go on the LRHS website under the “Parents and Students” tab and click “Final Transcript…