(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS offers students who work off campus the opportunity to leave school early to go to work. This program is called On-the-Job Training (OJT) Program. OJT is an elective academic program that allows students to gain work experience while still learning comprehensively in the classroom.
(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS Marching Mustangs are hosting a fundraiser 4-9 p.m. Sept. 12 at Hungry Howie’s on State Road 70, 5726 Ranch Lake Blvd. Ten percent of all sales from the “All-U-Can Eat Buffet” and “Speedy Carry-Out” will go to the LRHS band department. Band director Ron Lambert said, “The primary reason for the fundraiser is to keep band fees affordable for families.
(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – It is often expected of teenagers to add the responsibility of a part-time job to their busy lives. The food, retail and entertainment industries are common for teenagers to get hired in. Some students are required to get a job at 16, while for others it’s not necessary. If one does decide to get a job they may discover some unknown qualities about themselves.
(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS Spanish teacher Lillian Martinez just returned from a trip to Cuba, seeking past family members. This was the second trip she has taken to discover her family’s genealogy. She stayed with an aunt there and brought medicine, clothes, food and other luxuries not accessible in Cuba.
(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS baseball and softball teams are offering a first time winter time fundraiser…a kick-ball tournament. Mustangs can assemble a team of 10 players, including four girls, to participate. Students must sign up during lunch next Monday, Dec. 14, fill out a consent form and pay a registration fee of $15 per person.
(LAKEWOOD RANCH,FL) – Illegal immigration is a hot topic across America. Many people want to migrate to the US for work or a better way of life, but don’t have the necessary documents. Mustangs in Spanish 4 had the chance to look into illegal immigration from the inside. Students read a book about a boy and his family moving to California illegally from Mexico.
(LAKEWOOD RANCH,FL) – It is the time of the year when the second annual Rock for a Cause to kick off. Mustang sophomore Paige Merriman has been voted as one of the top six most talented acts. Merriman is now competing for a $3,500 donation to LRHS’ music program. Rock for a Cause takes place from 1-8 p.m., Nov. 21.