The Farragut wrestling team continues to build upon its greatness. This time, the BlueJackets had four wrestlers qualify for the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) State Finals for the first time in school history.Read more
For the past two years, Saturday mornings for Sasha DeSilva have been filled with visits to Freedom Square Continuing Care Retirement Community in Seminole. Her role as a volunteer has allowed her to interact with elderly people who have given her lifelong lessons. Read more
The track team competed at its first meet last weekend when the BlueJackets squared off against 21 other teams at the Berkeley Track & Field Invitational, taking first in seven events. Girls took second overall, boys took seventh overall.Read more
Those were some of the descriptions by the fourth graders in Shannon LoRusso’s STEM class when discussing last week’s trip aboard the Tall Ship Lynx ship, an interpretation of a Baltimore privateer, Topsail schooner used during the War of 1812. The ship, which serves as a mobile museum, makes its home port in Fairhaven Massachusetts but was in St. Petersburg from February 17-21 mainly to begin a working relationship with Admiral Farragut Academy.Read more
Bridgette Thibodeau was awarded 3rd place in a writing competition for an essay she wrote on Abigail Adams. The contest is put on annually by the National Honors Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Competition was strong, with many applicants from multiple local private schools.
She received a $50 check and a certificate acknowledging her 3rd place finish.
The Sons of the American Revolution is the leading male lineage society that perpetuates the ideals of the war for independence. As a historical, educational, and patriotic, non-profit corporation organized under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, we seek to maintain and expand the meaning of patriotism, respect for our national symbols, the value of American citizenship, and the unifying force of “e pluribus unum” that was created from the people of many nations — one nation and one people.
Attention all Farragut parents, grandparents, and families — you are invited to attend! Family Day begins early with a breakfast with your child hosted by SAGE Dining Services and includes a full breakfast menu with a Smoothie Bar and Waffle Station (YUM!). The rest of the day will follow a schedule that includes an Administrator’s Reception, Flag Raising Ceremony, special activities for Lower School, and classroom visitations for Upper School.
As baseball, lacrosse, softball and track all begin their spring seasons, wrestling is finishing its winter campaign with a bang. The BlueJackets had five wrestlers qualify for the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Class 1A Regional tournament after turning in outstanding results at the District 11 tournament last weekend. Read more