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Mustang track teams continue success

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS boys and girls track and field teams are off to the regional championships after their District Championship competition success. The boys track team took home the Team Title while the girls were second place. Over 21 athletes between the two teams qualified for regionals.

Mustangs already missing Mullen

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – “Life is full of opportunities, and I’ve learned to just jump in with both feet,” said LRHS assistant principal Mike Mullen. After 10 years of dedication to LRHS, Mullen is being transferred to Bayshore High School starting next year. “It is undetermined how long I will be at Bayshore for, but it’s another opportunity to prove myself in my quest to become a principal,” he commented.

Year’s end brings seniors reflection, anticipation

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- As the 2016-2017 school year is ending, students are prepping and reflecting on their time spent here at the Ranch. The seniors’ last full day was Friday, May 5, and many were nostalgic as they looked back on the past four years. “I never thought the day would come,” stated senior Sam Jackson.

Two Mustangs gain FCCLA state offices

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) held their annual State Leadership Conference in early March, and Mustangs returned with some memorable titles. FCCLA is a family-based leadership club that provides kids with a place to receive community service hours and guidance.

Mustangs getting ready to crown Miss Lakewood Ranch and Mr. Mustang

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS Junior Advisory Board (JAB) has worked hard to organize the 17th annual Miss Lakewood Ranch Pageant. From 6 – 10 p.m. on Thursday, April 9 in the school’s auditorium, the Miss Lakewood Ranch Pageant will feature junior, sophomore, and freshman girls and boys competing for their respective titles.

Dodgeball tournament a success

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS Student Government Association (SGA) successfully hosted its annual dodgeball tournament Monday. Over $600 was raised for Hope Family Services, an organization that helps families who have dealt with domestic violence. SGA member Kerri Grimaldi, junior, said, “[SGA] went $100 over the goal.

LRHS softball nationally ranked

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS varsity softball team is ranked eighth in the nation after they won 18-0 against the Manatee Hurricanes last night. Senior Logan Newton pitched two innings and struck out five players, and senior Kinsley Goelz led the team with four runs. “This year, out of all four years, has been the best team I’ve played with.

Students need to note test deadlines

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Spring is quickly approaching and so are deadlines for juniors regarding two of the most important standardized tests required for college entrance. The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and the American College Testing (ACT) Program offer multiple tests throughout the school year to students nationwide.

Happy holidays…already?

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Halloween is right around the corner, and Mustangs are ready to carve pumpkins, eat candy, dress up…and decorate a Christmas tree? Although it is the season to scare, stores across the nation have already begun to put Christmas decorations out. “They shouldn’t be mixing the holidays.

Seniors ready for penultimate round of exams

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – As winter break approaches, so do semester exams for Mustangs here at the Ranch. Though many students are focused on holiday plans and trips, most are preparing for the end of quarter and final exams. Compared to previous years, exams will take place on Monday, Dec. 19, and end before break on Thursday, Dec. 22.

2016 Clash of the Classes registration underway

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Mustangs are gearing up for the return of the annual Homecoming Clash of the Classes scheduled for Oct. 25 in the LRHS gym. Sign ups started today during all lunches and will continue through tomorrow. Students can nominate each other during lunch and have one day to vote. Students can only sign up representatives of their grade.