Ranch reflections – Mustang dean has special bond with Dr. King

Ranch Reflections are articles written by LRHS students and staff who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for Mustangs to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features the special bond LRHS discipline dean Debra Shannon has with Dr. King. “True nonviolence is more than the absence…

Ranch reflections – LRHS senior offers tips to navigating college admissions

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 the efforts of a”Mustangs Ahead” senior as she navigates college planning . Marissa Briggs– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- With endless amounts…

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) –…