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Mustangs cheerleaders ready for county fair

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS varsity and junior varsity (JV) cheerleaders will be competing this Monday, Jan. 16, at the annual Manatee County Fair Cheer competition. The competition will start at 6 p.m. and admission cost to get in is $8. “It’s my last time competing in the county fair and it’s bittersweet,” said senior Tara Robbins.

Lidey thanks school for touching musical performance

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Thursday morning students surprised a very special teacher here at the Ranch. Health Opportunities through Physical Education (HOPE) teacher Carol Lidey was recently treated for cancer and Mustangs were eager to show their support. Twenty-two MustAng Capella chorus students demonstrated their appreciation for Lidey by performing “Fight Song” by Rachel Platten.

Mustangs give life-saving gifts

(Lakewood Ranch, FL) – Wednesday LRHS held the second blood drive of the school year and many Mustangs gave blood to save lives. To hear more student perspectives on the blood drive check out our Mustangs Ahead NewsMaker Podcast. “I give blood because I like to know that I’m making a difference in someone’s life,” said senior Shelby Ryskamp.

Homecoming 16 made many memories

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Homecoming week came to an end Saturday with the annual dance. Many Mustangs are looking back and reflecting on their favorite memories created by the 2016 Homecoming week. What was your favorite part of Homecoming Week? Take our poll! “Dressing up for 50s day was my favorite part of homecoming week,” said senior Bianca Berente, “I really like the fashion of the 1950s so it was fun to recreate a greaser look.”.

Mustangs dress for Homecoming16 “Decades Day”

LRHS juniors (front l too r) Hannah McWilliam and Taylor Trevithick join (back l to r) Kelly Kisida, Sidney Oake and Sami Zellit in 1960s costumes. (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Homecoming week has brought much excitement and spirit around LRHS. Thursday’s theme was “Decades Day” with each grade level representing a different decade.

Homecoming 2016 dates, themes announced

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – As Mustangs beginning to campaign for the 2016 homecoming court, excitement for homecoming week has been spreading throughout the Ranch. Each day during homecoming week has a theme. Students are permitted to dress up to match the theme as long as they keep within dress code regulations.

Mustangs make last minute prom prep

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Prom is Friday night and Mustangs are finalizing every little detail for the event. Girls are pampering themselves, getting their nails done and getting their date’s boutonnières. “I just got my nails done yesterday and I am so pumped to show them off tomorrow night,” Said junior Serah Ford.

Prom dresses still available for those in need

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Prom is this Friday, April 29 and most Mustangs already have their formal attire promptly picked out. However, some students may not be as prepared and some young ladies may still be in need of a dress. If any young ladies are looking for a last minute prom dress pick up, LRHS math teacher and Junior Advisory Board (JAB) adviser Macie French has dresses here at school.

English teacher encourages students to dress for success

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- As teenagers and adults, getting a job and starting a career is very important. Whether it be a dream job or just something that will help pay the bills, the first step is to nail the interview process. Students in Carrie Gingerich’s Advanced Placement Literature class are preparing for exactly that.

Homecoming dress code, guest forms now available

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Preparation for this month’s LRHS homecoming is already taking place and with Mustangs planning their homecoming dance outfits, administration is stressing to students that dress code will be strictly enforced this year. “Students that are inappropriately dressed shall be denied entry,” said assistant principal Mike Mullen.

Homecoming votes scheduled for Wednesday

(Lakewood Ranch, FL) – Wednesday is the day to cast votes for the 2016 homecoming court. In their lunch periods Mustangs have the chance to vote for who will walk across the field during the homecoming game. Students running for homecoming court have already put up their posters on the walls of the 500 building to inspire the votes of Mustangs.

Homecoming in October? Never too early to plan

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS 2016 Homecoming is about one month away but that’s not stopping Mustangs from getting hyped up for the annual Spirit Week that includes the Homecoming game and dance along with a week of silly, spirit fun during Spirit Week. Spirit Week consists of Mustangs showing their school spirit by dressing in the theme of the day.


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