Reveille magazine Winter 2016 edition published, focus on Farragut’s legacy

Read the latest edition of our bi-annual school publication. This edition focuses on our school’s legacy, including families who have come here for multiple generations, and graduating classes that have made their mark.

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Five wrestlers to compete in regional championship

The AFA Wrestling Team competed at the Class 1A district championships at Sarasota Booker High School this past weekend. Eight Bluejackets competed, with five wrestlers placing in the top three, qualifying for the regional championships this weekend at Bradenton Southeast High School. Read more

6th and 7th graders experience Tallahassee and Wakulla Springs during overnight field trip

On Thursday, February 2nd 6th and 7th grade headed to Florida’s capital, Tallahassee, for an overnight field trip. The two-day field trip was packed with educational fun. “The students learned all kinds of things, from history to government to personal responsibility,” said lower school math teacher Larisa Levin who coordinated the field trip.

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Drill and Football teams give back at Nina Harris Center for Exceptional Children

Giving back is a deeply-held value at Admiral Farragut Academy. All students are required to complete a minimum of 80 hours of community service to graduate, but most complete far more than that. While there are many ways that Farragut students choose to give back to their communities, one traditional event that the drill team and football team love to take part in is a game day event at Nina Harris Center for Exceptional Children.

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Upper School makes Valentine’s Day cards with Lower School

PreK, Kindergarten, and 1st Grade got a special Valentine’s treat when some Upper School students and 6th graders joined them to make Valentine’s cards.

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Attend “A Night at the Masquerade Ball”, the annual auction held on Sat, March 4

Join us for our Parents’ Group annual auction, this year themed “A Night at the Masquerade Ball”!

Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017
Location: The Club at Treasure Island
Time: 6:30-10:30 PM

Proceeds benefit the Parents’ Group. The goal of the auction is to raise funds to enhance the educational experiences and lives of our children that are beyond the realm of their daily academia and beyond what tuition alone can cover. YOUR support will make a difference in the lives of the students at Admiral Farragut Academy. Your support is greatly appreciated!

Parents and friends enjoy 2nd Annual Poker Run to support Farragut athletics

The Admiral’s Athletics Club held its 2nd Annual Poker Run on Saturday, February 11th in downtown St. Petersburg. The event was the inspiration of parents Joey Sokolowski and Mary Rice. Last year was the inaugural event to support our sports through the Admiral’s Athletics Club and all participants of the sell-out event agreed this needed to be an annual event. Read more

Angela LoRusso ‘19 competes in Girls State Wrestling Tournament

While the wrestling team had the weekend off in preparation for the District Tournament, Angela LoRuss0 ’19 traveled to Liberty High School in Kissimmee, FL to compete in the 2017 Florida Girls State Championships. Read more

Lower School hosts annual “Moms Hold The Key To Our Hearts”

It was another huge turnout for the Lower School’s “Moms Hold The Key To Our Hearts” event. More than 100 moms, grandmas, and special adults filled both the Mess Hall and the West Lounge for the chance to spend a special morning with their kids.

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20th Century History Honors Class visits closing U.S. Armed Forces Museum

Recently, Mr. Xenakis’ 20th Century History Honors class took a guided tour of the Armed Forces Museum in Largo, Florida. The class visited the museum after being made aware that it would close on January 29, 2017. Read more