Natalie Bertsch

Mustangs Ahead

Lakewood Ranch High School

Natalie Bertsch




Mustangs ready for Valentines Day

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching Mustangs are making plans. Whether students are scheduling a movie date or a dinner out, the students are excited to have a special night. “Mustangs Ahead” wants to know what you think about Valentines Day. Share your thoughts by answering our poll questions –.

Girls basketball heads to district final

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS girls basketball team advanced to the Class 8A-District 11 Final after their win Wednesday night. The girls were victorious over Manatee 68-42 with 28 points scored by Senior LaDazhia Williams. Shauntavia Green had 12 points and 8 steals for the Mustangs. Senior Aleah Robinson as well scored 12 points.

Mustangs face college acceptance stress

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The first few months of school this year were filled with college application stress for seniors, but soon it will all pay off. Many college application deadlines have passed, and even more are coming up, but so are decision notifications. Some seniors have already been notified if the schools they applied to have rolling admissions.

LRHS SGA will treat teachers

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The annual LRHS “Halloweenie Roast,” held by Student Government Association (SGA), is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 3. It is an annual lunch for staff catered by Bob Evans with dessert from Miller’s Dutch Kitchen. SGA members are excited for the event. President Tori Boudreau, senior, said, “The Halloweenie Roast is a lot of fun.

Lakewood Leaders help Hunsader’s Halloween

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Lakewood Leaders are volunteering at the annual Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Festival. The volunteer work began Oct. 15 and will continue every Saturday and Sunday for the rest of the month. The volunteers work at game booths that benefit the Family Network on Disabilities, All Children’s Hospital, and Children’s Dream Fund.

Small has big plans at LRHS

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS faculty has grown this year with the addition of new staff members like full-time substitute Tyler Small. Small began his teaching career this year at LRHS after graduating from Kent State University in Ohio. His love for wrestling has given him the position of varsity wrestling coach.

Annual Chick-fil-A fundraiser vs. BRHS starts Monday

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS rivalry week against Braden River begins Sept. 12. The Mustangs take on the Pirates at home on Sept. 16. To raise spirit for the game, the LRHS Student Government Association (SGA) has joined forces with the Braden River High School SGA to participate in the second annual Chick-fil-A fundraiser.

National Honor Society schedules first meeting

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS National Honor Society (NHS) has scheduled its first 2016-17 meeting after school Aug. 30 after school in the cafeteria. This meeting is for new and old members. NHS officers say members will receive the new “Remind 101” contact along with community service hours policy.


Natalie Bertsch