Mustangs React – Spring break plans

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This week we asked the students of LRHS, “What are you looking most forward to during spring break?” Sophomore Thomas Gabriel stated, “I will be playing card games with my friends.” freshman Taylor Cushman said, “I will be spending my spring break at Vero Beach with my friends and family.” Many students are excited about going to the local beaches during spring break. Senior Parker Pope said, “This is my last spring break as a high schooler so I will be spending as muc

Mustangs React – Students excited about prom theme

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This week we asked LRHS students, “What are you most excited for about this years prom?” This year the prom theme is the “Roaring 20’s.” The junior advisory board (JAB) oversees the set up and theme of prom. Mustangs are very excited for the theme of this years prom. The colors for the prom are mainly black and gold. Junior Ellie Remsing said, “I am really excited to buy my dress and get all ready with my friends. I am also looking forward to seeing how everyone else loo

Mustangs react – What’s your favorite social media platform?

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This week we asked the students of LRHS, “What is your favorite social media application: Facebook, Snapchat, or Instagram?” Facebook has over 2.23 billion users and it is continuing to grow. Facebook has been open to everyone since 2006. This application is used to connect with friends and family or for business. WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM? TAKE OUR POLL! Snapchat is primarily used for young adults to interact through pictures, videos, and messages. Sna

Mustangs React – Thanksgiving plans

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This week Mustangs were asked “What are you doing over Thanksgiving break?” Thanksgiving this year is on Thursday Nov. 28. Junior Zack Goughenour said, “For Thanksgiving this year, I am going to visit my family in Missouri. I enjoy visiting them because I do not get to see them often. I am really looking forward to being with family and having Thanksgiving dinner.” Junior Callie Bua said, “I am going to Gainesville for the University of Florida football game with my fam

Mustangs React – Students recognize Red Ribbon Week

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This week the students of LRHS were asked “Why do you believe Red Ribbon Week is important?” Red Ribbon Week spans from Oct. 23 – 31t. This campaign targets young adults and children to get the message across to stay away from alcohol, drugs, and violence. Senior Emma Bramley said, “I believe Red Ribbon Week puts out a message to stay drug and alcohol free. It also says that you need to speak up for yourself if you are struggling with an addiction and going through a har

Mustangs React – Halloween marks start of anticipated holiday season

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This week “Mustangs Ahead” asked LRHS students, “What is your favorite holiday?” With Halloween right around the corner, some LRHS students told us why that is their favorite. Sophomore Naya Weiner said, “Halloween is my favorite holiday because you’re able to dress up however you want and express yourself.” “I love Halloween because you’re able to dress up and have fun with it. One of my favorite parts about Halloween is getting candy and seeing what everyone else has

Mustangs React – The best part of Homecoming

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This week we asked students of LRHS, “What are you most excited about for homecoming night?” This year’s homecoming dance is on Saturday, Oct. 5. This night gives students the chance to dress up and dance the night away with their friends. Freshman Brooke Morgan stated, “I am excited to go to my first homecoming as a freshman with all of my new friends and be able to dress up in nice clothes.” This dance allows students to meet new friends outside of school hours and en

Mustangs React – Dressing for Spirit Week?

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This week “Mustangs Ahead” asked students “What are you dressing up as for spirit week?” LRHS staff and students dress up every year for homecoming week to show school spirit. This year the themes are – Senior Taylor Estella said, “For decades day, I’m wearing high waisted bell bottom jeans with platform shoes. I’m also wearing a tie dye shirt.” Senior Marissa Baldino said, “I’m looking forward to wacky Wednesday. I’m planning on wearing my long clown socks.” Senior Ma

Mustangs React – The dangers of vaping

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This week we asked students “What is one way to encourage your peers under the age of 18 to choose against vaping?” Pres. Donald Trump recently decided to attempt to ban every flavored electronic cigarette other than tobacco. Sophomore Nathan Parker stated, “Vaping is very unhealthy and will give you ‘popcorn lungs’ that can make it hard to breathe.” “Popcorn lungs” is a nickname for bronchiolitis obliterans, this is a condition that damages your lungs through the smalle