Yearbooks distributed this week

Savannah Else – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Mustangs are getting their LRHS yearbooks for the 2020-2021 school year. Underclassman can now pick up their yearbooks during A, B or C lunches in the cafeteria between May 17 – 21. There was no yearbook class this year due to COVID-19 and scheduling issues, so…

Yearbook distribution scheduled for Monday

Jennifer Schillinger – Mustangs Ahead Junior Associate Editor (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS 2020-2021 yearbook will be available for pick up beginning next week for Mustangs.   Student Government Association (SGA) Mustangs will be handing yearbooks out to underclassmen in the cafeteria during A, B, and C lunches.   eLearning Mustangs can pick up yearbooks after textbook returns on May 26 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Stay updated on important LRHS news…

Textbook return begins

Katie Foley – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS textbook returns are ongoing through Tuesday, May 25. Textbooks will be accepted at the media center before school and after school until 3 p.m. Mustangs can see which textbooks they have checked out through the Destiny Library tile on their MySDMC dashboards. ELearners can also…

Chorus concert recognizes seniors, teacher

Mariska VanLinder- Mustangs Ahead Senior Associate Editor (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS Chorus held its first concert of the school year on Thursday in the LRHS auditorium. Seniors were recognized at the end of the concert.   “We did senior recognitions at the end which included the seniors stating how many years they have been in…

Peer Tutoring elects new leaders

Mackenzie Sisson– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS Peer Tutoring program is eager to announce the leaders for the 2021-2022 school year. The following Mustangs have been elected as Peer Tutoring Officers – President: Junior Reva Gandhi President-Elect: Sophomore Britlee Yant Vice President: Sophomore Camden Caudill Secretary: Sophomore Tiffany McCoy Communications Director: Junior…

Chorus concert scheduled for Thursday in auditorium

Cameron Madison – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The first LRHS Chorus concert of the year is scheduled for 6:30 on Thursday. The performance will take place in the auditorium in a socially distanced setting. “This event is extremely exciting for us since this is our first concert,” said LRHS chorus director Giselle Panagiotakis….

Advanced Placement Mustangs complete major research presentations

Cassidy McLellan- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On Thursday, April 22, LRHS Advanced Placement (AP) Seminar students completed their Individual Multimedia Presentation (IMP). AP Seminar is a research-based interdisciplinary course that encourages students to demonstrate critical thinking, collaboration, and academic research skills on topics of the student’s choosing.  For this presentation, Mustangs were required to…

Yearbook distribution planned

Emma Tullio – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Distribution  time has come for LRHS yearbooks and for purchasing old books. Seniors can pick up their yearbooks at senior night on Thursday, May 20 or at cap-and-gown pick up from 2:15 – 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25. For underclassmen Mustangs, more information will be…

Two Mustangs score Champs scholarships

Mallory Lloyd – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Friday LRHS seniors Shivanie Ghransiam and Owen Catlett received $2,500 scholarshipS for the Champs Sports Foundation Scholarship contest. The certificates were presented to Ghransiam and Catlett at noon near the LRHS flagpoles. The scholarships resulted from an essay contest for male and female athletes from…

Delazzers retiring after over combined 90 years in classroom

Long-serving science teacher, coach moving on Maya Rengifo – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS community prepares to say goodbye to an original Mustang educator.  Anatomy teacher Faust Delazzer will retire at the end of this year. Delazzer has been teaching for 45 years and has worked at LRHS since its opening year…

Teachers get “slimed” for seniors

Katie Foley – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – After school Wednesday five LRHS teachers were “slimed” to raise money for the 2021 graduating class. Participants of the stunt included English teacher Mike Wood, science teacher Faust Delazzer, testing coordinator Jeff Simmons, and math teachers Ann Fleury and Meghan Sugalski. The slime was made out…

Mustangs can get yearbook thanks to student efforts

John Osborne – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The 2020-2021 LRHS yearbook was completed and went to press April 1. The LRHS yearbook club has been working on it since the beginning of the school year. There was no yearbook class this year due to COVID-19 and scheduling issues, so Mustangs created a club…