Parents’ Group Poinsettia Sale, submit your order before Nov. 16th! [SALE EXTENDED]

It’s that time of year again! Poinsettias make a great holiday gift and a beautiful decoration for the office or home. Want to do something special for your favorite teacher, your grandparents, or your neighbor? Poinsettia plants are a great way to show someone how much they mean to you while also benefiting your school. Read more

Don Schreiber ’46N reflects on his time at Farragut

 

In September 1944 I entered Admiral Farragut Academy in Pine Beach, NJ, as a Junior. Looking back, I am still amazed that Farragut was just over a decade old. The campus was complete with 2 dormitories, 2 gyms, a library, modern sickbay, classrooms, football stadium, track, tennis courts, waterfront, and lots of boats. There were also administrative offices, the mess hall, uniform and tailor shop, barbershop, snack shop, and much more.

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2018 Basketball Season Important Information

Here’s what you need to know about practice for the 2018 Basketball season.

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Admiral Farragut Academy launches online store

Admiral Farragut Academy is proud to launch the official Farragut and BlueJacket merchandise and apparel store for alumni, parents, students, and fans! We’ve partnered with BSN Sports and for every purchase, they give 10% back to the schoolRead more

Benefits of attending military school; AMCSUS interview with an alumnus [Podcast]

The military education model provides students with a unique environment with the structure, organization, and focus on character and leadership that helps these students understand, appreciate, and achieve their fullest potential.  Read more

Lower school students and their dads enjoy quality time during Pancakes with Pops

On Friday, October 12th, Lower School got to experience some quality time with their dads, grandpas and uncles during the Pancakes with Pops breakfast.

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Hands-on STEM projects excite Lower School students

During the first semester of the 2018-2019 school year, Mrs. LoRusso’s Lower School STEM classes have been learning through all sorts of fun activities.

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Upper School teacher uses creative games to teach difficult math concepts

During this first semester, Upper School Math Instructor Ms. Amy Smith has been working hard to engage her Algebra II Honor students with fun games and activities. According to the MIND Research Institute, game-based math boosts students and teachers abilities to reason, understand underlying concepts and find solutions to complex math problems. Read more

Lightning detector installed on campus

We are excited to announce that Admiral Farragut Academy has purchased the THOR GUARD Lightning Prediction System. This warning system will assist in ensuring the safety of our students, faculty, and staff campus-wide when inclement weather or lightning is in the area. View the current status of the system at http://farragut.thormobile2.net/tv/. Read more

A Century of Living Boldly: Meet Two of Our Oldest Alumni

Clockwise from left: Allen “Bottle” Breed ‘39, CAPT Frank Porcellini USN (Ret) ‘80N, David Lipsky ‘75N, and John “Budge” Blake ‘38

A common blessing says, “May you live in interesting times.” Certainly in one way or another we have all have lived in those times. Some just seem to take more intriguing turns than others.

John “Budge” Blake ‘38 entered Admiral Farragut Academy in September 1935, two years after the school opened. Hailing from a hard-working farming family from Freehold, NJ, he was assigned to 3rd Company upon joining the Corps of Cadets. He remained in the “Thundering Third” throughout his tenure at the school.

Allen “Bottle” Breed ‘39 also entered Admiral Farragut Academy in September of 1935. He hailed from Boston and was a typical New Englander. He lived in Farragut Hall and was in Second Company.

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