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Kara Gardiner

Kara Gardiner

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What inspires Mustangs?

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Inspiration is what drives people to be better. It allows people to set goals for themselves that they wish to achieve. An inspiration can come from a person, place or thing. It’s all about what makes them want to become better people. LRHS junior Gray Ellis’s inspiration comes from a MVP baseball player, Jose Altuve.
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Underclass picture day set for Oct. 18

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Picture day for all LRHS underclassmen has been rescheduled for Oct. 18, and Cady Studios has added 35 senior photo sessions on Sept. 27 and are coming to the LRHS campus an additional day, Oct. 12. Underclassmen pictures will take place in second period in the LRHS gym. Students will receive printed passes in second period before they get their picture taken and are urged to remember their preferred method of payment and order form.
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New-look Art Club welcomes members

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS Art Club will host its first meeting of the year after school Tuesday Aug. 23, in room 509. Art teacher Terry Thompson is the adviser of this club. This club will meet from 2:10-4 p.m. every Tuesday. Starting this year, art club will be a great way to earn community service hours.
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Are we too obsessed with cell phones?

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – According to CNN, 50% of teens feel they are addicted to their cell phones. Experts say 78% of 12-17 year-olds have cell phones. As cell phone usage rises, parents as well as teens are beginning to become concerned. Factors such as new apps and social media have increased the number of people who spend time on cell phones, as well as the amount of time they do so.
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Mustang psychology students get college advice

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS Advanced Placement (AP) psychology students got the privilege of hearing from guest speaker Lindsay Choto. Choto is a high school ambassador for the company Rally Cap. According to Rally Cap, “She loves to be an educator. She has a strong desire to learn and wants to instill this desire in students.”.
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Anatomy students get hands on learning

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – “Dissecting cats is the most disgusting thing I’ve ever done. It smells and I can’t look at cats the same anymore,” said LRHS Senior Ashley Turner. LRHS Anatomy students are finishing off the year by studying cats, which are the animals most similar to the human body. Science teacher Faust DeLazzer believes this dissection is a great opportunity for students to learn about organs up close.
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Mustangs enjoy FBLA success

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attended state competition March 11-14 in Orlando. Ten students were eligible to compete against students from all over the state of Florida after being successful on a test or presentation. Students took a charter bus up to the Hilton Orlando Hotel Friday afternoon.
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Business-minded Mustangs ready for competition

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) will travel to Orlando March 11-13 for state competition. The members will leave school Friday and arrive at the opening ceremonies that night. There, all of the upcoming events, competitions and workshops of the weekend will be discussed.
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Ranch Reviews – Mustangs feel welcome in “Fuller House”

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The phenomena surrounding the 90s family sitcom has made its return. Season one of Fuller House made its debut this past Friday, the 26. The reboot of this famous show is based on DJ Tanner, who was last seen as a teen and is now 39, a widow and mother to three. Following the storyline of Uncle Jesse and Joey moving in to help Danny raise his kids, DJ’s sister Stephanie Tanner and best friend Kimmy Gibbler move in to help her raise her three boys.
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Mustangs qualify for state business competitions

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members traveled to Southeast High School this past Saturday to participate in their district conference. Members who either took an objective test in December or presented to a panel of judges competed against other districts in the state.
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Lakewood Leaders ready for Project Daughtery

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Dec. 16, Lakewood Leaders head to Daughtrey Elementary School for the annual Project Daughtrey activity. Members will be leaving school early, getting on a school bus and spending the afternoon with the Daughtrey students. Ninety-nine percent of Daughtrey students are on free or reduced lunch and many are in deep need of basic necessities.
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Mustangs dig into the past

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS world history and world history honors teacher William Wallin is requring his students to participate in the National World History Day. “The 2016 Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest will be held June 12 – 16. Each year more than half a million students just like you participate.

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