LRHS club offers exam stress tips

Meghan Llamas – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- With midterms rapidly approaching, LRHS’ Youth in Action club (YIA) has put together a guide to help Mustangs “conquer” exam week. Each member helped write a few tips in a pamphlet, such as study tips and ways to de-stress. It is split into 3 sections: Helpful Study…

College Board offers scholarship advice

Savannah Else – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Tuesday, Dec. 15, College Board will be hosting an informational webinar to help LRHS Mustangs and families learn about opportunity scholarships for juniors and seniors. The webinar is titled, “Steps to Plan, Prepare and Pay for College: How Students Become Eligible for College Board Opportunity…

LRHS Corral garden producing

Mustangs Ahead – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS agriculture program is getting their Corral Community Garden up and running. Although the community will not be allowed inside because of Covid-19 regulations, home grown, fresh produce is available for all Mustangs. The produce is free, although donations to the agriculture program are greatly…

LRHS wins volunteering awards

Mallory Lloyd – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS received the Florida State Golden and Silver School Awards. The awards are presented to recognize exceptional schools which promote parent and community engagement in education. The awards are a culmination of support and hours of work from the LRHS community, including those from parents, staff,…

Picture day means class swap

Morgan McCabe- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – All Mustangs are reminded that picture day will be taking place on Tuesday, Dec. 8 and Thursday, Dec. 10. First and second period classes will be switched on these days (Tuesday and Thursday) to accommodate the pictures taking place. Second period teachers will distribute identification cards for…

LRHS Fall exam schedule released

Jordan Heffner – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – As the first semester wraps up, Mustangs are starting to prepare for the upcoming exam season. Semester 1 exams will take place from Tuesday, Dec. 15 to Friday, Dec. 18. Unlike previous years, there will be no early release on exam days and there will be…

LRHS pictures scheduled for next week

Olivia Ellis- Mustangs ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fl)- LRHS’s Picture day will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 8 and Thursday, Dec. 10 in the gym. Hybrid A students will take pictures on Tuesday while hybrid B and full-time Mustangs will have their pictures taken on Thursday. Stay updated on important LRHS news and share what you…

Mustangs can brighten holidays for needy kids

Katie Foley – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- As the holidays approach, LRHS’s Lakewood Leaders is preparing by getting involved in the “Magic of Mittens” program. The “Magic of Mittens” program partners with local schools to help provide Christmas to children in need. These are children from families who do not have the means to…

Yearbook staff taking orders

John Osborne – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – For Mustangs interested in purchasing a yearbook or placing an ad in the yearbook, now is the time. Yearbooks are available through Monday, Jan. 18. Yearbooks are currently on sale for $65 but will increase to $70 after Monday, Jan. 4. and will be available for…

Peer tutoring offers virtual help

Reva Gandhi– Mustangs Ahead (Lakewood Ranch, Fl) – Do you need help in your classes? The LRHS Peer Tutoring program is offering virtual tutoring sessions every Monday and Wednesday. Virtual Peer Tutoring has helped many Mustangs succeed in their classes, especially those who struggle with on-line school. This is a great opportunity for both Hybrid…

Mustangs’ holiday art work on display at UTC

Savannah Else – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On Monday, Nov. 16 five Mustangs presented an eight-by-four-foot piece of artwork to the holiday greeting card display competition held by the University Town Center Mall (UTC).  The team of Mustang artists had over a month to complete the oversized holiday card in hopes of winning the…

Girl Up to focus on violence against women

Maya Rengifo – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS Girl Up club will partake in a girl talk webinar on gender-based violence at 12:00 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23. to commemorate the “International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.” The webinar is free for both members and non-members of all genders. It…