Wrestling team places third at tournament

On Friday and Saturday, January 27 and 28, the BlueJacket wrestling team participated in a Dual & Individual Tournament held at Clearwater Central Catholic.
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Football and Basketball athlete, Jeremiah Zio ‘17, has all the right moves on the court and gridiron

Article by Rodney Page, Times Staff Writer.

Jeremiah Zio came to Admiral Farragut to play basketball. After his freshman year at Ridgewood High, where he played on the varsity and averaged four points in 25 games, he transferred to AFA. At 6-foot-8, 225 pounds, he was hard to miss as he walked the halls in his uniform. Read more

Lower school students get hands-on experience on McDonald’s field trip

Kindergarten and first grade learned about “Goods and Services” during their Social Studies class last week and put their knowledge to use at a local McDonald’s owned by the Salebra family.

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Teacher and Coach, Andrew Lacroix, inducted into New England Wrestling Association

Upper School English Teacher and Wrestling Coach, Andrew Lacroix, was inducted into the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Hall of Fame at the NEWA Dual Meet Championship on Sunday, January 22 in Providence, Rhode Island. Read more

How Can Coaches Deal with Bullying?

No matter what sport you coach, bullying shouldn’t be acceptable on your team. If you coach for a long time, you’ll find that some form or another of bullying is almost unavoidable in competitive play. But, that doesn’t mean that it’s acceptable behavior from your team. Here are five things that you, as a coach, can do to deal with and prevent future bullying on your team. Read more

VEX Robotics students find their creativity in engineering

On Tuesday January 17th, Mrs. Shannon LoRusso’s 7th grade VEX Robotics class had their competition for their Survival Project Robots. They had Officer Mike and Officer Erik from Critical Intervention Services judge their robots. The winners were Austin Gay and Brian Magenheimer.

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Spoken word poet, Megan Falley, performs for Farragut seniors

On Thursday, January 19th, nationally acclaimed spoken word poet Megan Falley performed for the seniors of Mrs. Ewing’s English class in the Student Center. Though this is her fourth year visiting Farragut, this is the first time she’s done an entire performance for the students.

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BlueJacket basketball athlete, Dre Fuller ‘18, chosen as “Athlete of the Week” by Spectrum Sports

We are proud to announce that junior, Dre Fuller, has been chosen as “Athlete of the Week” by Spectrum Sports of Bay News 9. We are so very proud of him!

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Class of ‘66 reflects on the legacy and traditions of Farragut during their reunion

Douglas C. Pearson Sr. ’66

The theme for this year’s Reveille is legacy.  In light of this, alumni Douglas C Pearson Sr., class agent for the class of 1966, wrote this story about his class and the legacy they’ve left on this school and the legacy the school has left on them.

In June of 1966 58 seniors received diplomas from Admiral Farragut Academy.  A cross section from 18 States and six Countries, we went about our separate ways after experiencing our exposure of customs and traditions at Farragut.

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Girl Scout #853 Troop has great year so far

Daisy Leila Bakken showing pins she earned in Girl Scouts.

Farragut has a passion for empowering all of its students, big and small. The Girl Scouts Troop #853 is lead this year by Residential Life Instructor, Danette Locklear, and Commandant Office Assistant, Beverly Gonczar.

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