Students use technology and creative skills to learn biology

While Bio Honors students were learning about cells, students were asked to design a one-page advertisement or a 60-second commercial explaining why we just cannot live without a specific organelle. Students were asked to use the latest and greatest in computer technology or recording technology and were allowed to choose their favorite cell organelle. Using pictures, facts, neat designs, and catchy slogans, students shared with their classmates why their cell organelle was the most important organelle. Read more

Two Upper School students win regional Scholastic Writing awards for poetry

Please congratulate Kathryn Greene ‘18 and Sam Nolin ‘18 for winning two regional awards for their poetry in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. These awards are the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious scholarship and recognition initiative for creative teens across the country in grades 7-12 with 29 different categories to submit work into. Read more

1st grade students make George Washington’s favorite breakfast for his birthday

On Wednesday, February 11th, Mrs. Genzel’s 1st-grade class made George Washington’s favorite breakfast to celebrate President’s Day and all of the presidential facts they have learned.

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Admiral Farragut Academy completes a successful accreditation visit

Admiral Farragut Academy completed a successful accreditation visit by the Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS), the Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC), the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), and AdvancED, formerly known as the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Read more

Salt marsh planting enriches students schoolwide for 18th year

On Friday, February 16th, the entire school participated in what is becoming one of our students’ favorite days of the year: Salt Marsh Planting! Lower and Upper School students, faculty, and staff came out to help plant springs in the school’s on-campus salt marsh nursery. It may be messy but they love using their hands to help our earth and support our local habitats.

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Cadets and student athletes visit Nina Harris Center for Exceptional Children for game day event

On February 16th, our color guard, drill team, football and softball team were invited to Nina Harris Center for Exceptional Children to share in a special activities day with their students for the 7th year in a row.

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Dress Blues inspire confidence and leadership among regiment

“Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.” – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“I don’t think you can say it any better than that,” said Senior Naval Science Instructor, CDR Rick Schock. “We have a unique opportunity to combine academic excellence and character education here in part because of the NJROTC program, and we end up producing fine young men and women prepared for success in our global community.”

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Aviation student, Diana Romanovskaya ‘19, flies solo for the first time

Please join the Aviation Department in congratulating Diana Romanovskaya ‘19 (D-12) on earning her solo endorsement. Diana flew solo for the first time on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, in a Cessna 172, tail number N61925, on runway 7 at Albert Whitted Airport. Read more

“Oh My Sweetheart!” – Parents’ Group hosts annual Lower School Daddy Daughter Dance

Shared by Denise Colangelo, President of the Parents’ Group

On Saturday, Feb. 3, fifty-eight combined fathers, grandfathers and girls descended upon the West Lounge wearing their finest dancing shoes for a night of dinner, dancing and sweet treats!

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Farragut students find their voice at the ROCS conference

On Thursday, January 25th, Science Department Chair and Upper School Marine Science and Biology teacher Sari Deitche, along with 4th-7th Grade Science & Marine Science teacher Henry Sadler, took a group of eight students from the Upper and Lower Schools to the Regional Ocean Conference for Students (ROCS) Conference at the Florida Aquarium.

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