Ranch reflections – Senior editor looks back on milestones, teamwork

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features a look back by outgoing “Mustangs Ahead” senior editor Manoela Dos Santos. Manoela Dos Santos– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- As the 2019-2020 school…

Ranch reflections – COVID-19 impact felt throughout agriculture

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features story featuring “Mustang Ahead” staff writer’s Mackenzie Sisson father. Mackenzie Sisson- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Amid this global pandemic, many…

Ranch reflections – Quarantined in the Corn 

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features a special contribution from an LRHS Mustang who was out of state when shelter in place orders went into effect. Izabella Hall -Mustangs…

Ranch reflection – Lifeguard training hard for even experienced swimmer

Jenelle Bayor- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- For the past week, I have completed over 35 hours of training to become a lifeguard and swim instructor for Goldfish Swim School. Before I could even attend the in-person training, I had to complete a seven-hour online course to learn some of the basics. After the completion…

Ranch reflections – Finding a first job

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features senior Janelle Bayor’s finding her first job. Jenelle Bayor – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- As a junior in high school I…

Ranch Reflections – Military graduation expands senior experience

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features senior Hiral Patel’s experiences at a relative’s military graduation. Hiral Patel – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Arriving at Fort Jackson, South…

Ranch Reflections – Senior glad she worked through challenges

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features senior Hiral Patel’s experiences at a relative’s military graduation. Gabbi Tomaselli – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – As a senior in…

Ranch reflections – senior night memorable during unforgettable season

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features an LRHS softball player’s thoughts on senior night. Madison Koczersut– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The 2019 Lakewood Ranch Mustang softball senior…

Ranch reflections – Senior editor looks back on tenure

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features “Mustang Ahead” senior editor Dee Evans’ review of her experiences. Dee Evans – Mustangs Ahead Senior Editor (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- As the 2018-19…

“Kiddie Lit” program teaches big kids, too

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features a “Mustang Ahead” staff member’s experiences with the school’s senior class “Kiddie Lit” program. Rachel Latka- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) –…

Ranch reflections – Insurance less mysterious to curious Mustang

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features a “Mustang Ahead” staff member’s expreiences in educating herself about insurance. Ally Ellis – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- At the start…

Ranch reflections – Losing can lead to life lessons

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features a “Mustang Ahead” staff member’s reflections on what she learned from losing an election. Nicolette Ngov – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)…