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Class of ’16 has big plans

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The school year has come to a close for the Class of 2016 at LRHS. The 2016 senior survey presents a statistical snapshot of the graduates Each Mustang submitted his or her future plans, with 385 surveys collected in total. The seniors’ post-secondary options include University, community/state college, career and technical school, military, workforce, and mission field.

Pike prepares for life after LRHS

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) This 2015-16 school year will be the last for LRHS keyboard teacher Lori Pike. May 27, marks Pike’s last day at the Ranch. She has been working at the school for 13 years and a total of 31 years in Manatee County. Pike is very nostalgic. She will miss LRHS, the Mustangs, and her peers.

Mustangs enjoy 2015-16 yearbook

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The 2015-16 school year is coming to a close, and the seniors are receiving their yearbooks through Wednesday. Yearbook Editor Carly Wagner, senior, said she’s pleased with how the book came out. “I am really happy that they are on time and that seniors can pick them up before they leave,” she said.

School officials ready to crack down in parking lot

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The prolonged issue of parking passes still remains at the Ranch. Many new drivers remain reluctant to comply with the school’s guidelines. “We have an excessive amount of cars without parking passes, we will begin to boot cars that we find without passes” said assistant principal Michael Mullen.

Mustangs mark Women’s History Month

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – March marks Women’s History Month 2016. Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. The United States has celebrated it annually since 1987. LRHS female US history teachers have particular views on the recognition of influential women in history.

Mustang basketball teams look back on great years

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This past basketball season has been the best in LRHS history. Both the boys and girls varsity teams went further than ever before. The varsity Lady Mustangs competed against Niceville in a 7A state semifinals Friday with a 47-29 victory at The Lakeland Center. This past Saturday, the girls team lost the state semi-final to Winter Haven 44-28 in the Class 7A Girls Basketball State playoffs at The Lakeland Center.

LRHS Gay-Straight Alliance welcomes Mustang speaker

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This Friday after school, the LRHS Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) will welcome a guest speaker for students. The Gay-Straight Alliance is a club in which students support each other, talk about issues related to sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and work to end homophobia and transphobia.

Mini-Mustangs enjoy the holiday

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) Handmade decorations, cookies, punch, and gifts filled the Mini Mustangs classroom Wednesday morning as they celebrated the holidays. The Mini Mustangs program hosted a party with their parents and teachers. “Every year we host a different activity for the children to celebrate the holidays,” said early childhood teacher Elaine Bowling.


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