Admiral Farragut Academy updated health precautions following COVID-19 pandemic/in Schoolwide /by Jessica Van Curen
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Admiral Farragut Academy updated health precautions following COVID-19 pandemic
Admiral Farragut Academy has updated all health precautions following the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes new Student Health Center procedures and quarantine rooms, providing facemasks for students, education on hygiene and proper handwashing, more social distancing, cleaning of common areas, classrooms, and the dormitories, and campus-wide nightly sanitizations. Read more
Napoleon Maxwell ’14 signs to play for the Chicago Bears in the NFL/in Alumni, Athletics, The Farragut Experience /by Jessica Van Curen
Admiral Farragut Academy’s Napoleon Maxwell, a graduate of the Class of 2014, who later attended and played for Florida International University, has now signed to play with the Chicago Bears. Below is an article about the announcement that was featured on the FIUsports.com website. Read more
Scott Hansen ‘90N launches relief fund to support the hospitality industry in the Southeast/in Alumni, The Farragut Experience /by Lauren Webb
Hansen is co-owner and founder of Island Brands, a premium beer and lifestyle brand based in Charleston, SC. To help support the food and beverage industry during the COVID-19 crisis, Island Brands launched the Spread the Love Relief Fund.
Troy Burke ‘86S supports frontline organizations in Grand Cayman/in Alumni, The Farragut Experience /by Jessica Van Curen
Burke is the managing director and owner of a chain of Subway restaurants in the Cayman Islands, which have been deemed an essential business. To help during the COVID-19 crisis, Burke and his Subway team are supplying the staff at the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority and a local school with boxed lunches. Read more
Update to parents from the headmaster 4/20/2020/in Farragut Today - Alumni eNews Features, The Farragut Experience /by Lauren Webb
Dear Farragut Families,
During these difficult times, I want to reach out and thank everyone for their patience and understanding.
As anticipated, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis came out this weekend and officially closed all public and private schools and mandated schools continue distance learning for the remainder of the school year. Following suit, Admiral Farragut Academy will finish the academic year online.
This will go down as our COVID-19 quarter, and we will make sure it does not impact your child’s academic future in a negative way. The learning curve for the adults and students has been a challenge, but a good challenge. As the students move forward they will look back at this experience in a positive way.
Over the next few weeks we will be sending out information on a few different topics: Read more
Radford Star recipients for the 3rd quarter of the 2019-20 school year/in The Farragut Experience /by Lauren Webb
Admissions is hosting Virtual Open House for prospective Upper/Boarding School families/in Farragut Today - Alumni eNews Features, The Farragut Experience /by Lauren Webb
We are pleased to announce that Admiral Farragut Academy will be hosting a Virtual Open House focused on Upper & Boarding School on:
Thursday, April 16, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. EST
Saturday, April 18, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. EST.
Each session will cover the same content and should last an hour, plus additional time for Q&A.
THIS EVENT IS GREAT FOR
- All current AFA 7th grade students transitioning into Upper School and their families
- Any students who entered the Upper School for 2nd semester of the 2019-20 school year
- Prospective students entering 8th-12th grade and their families who are interested in day or boarding school
- International Agencies and Educational Consultants
Upper School photography students show their lives during quarantine/in Academics /by Lauren Webb
In Mr. Mullarkey’s Upper School Digital Photography class, students were given the assignment to send a photo and a description based on their living situation during the quarantine over Spring Break. Below are several of the photos that were submitted along with the students’ descriptions.
Update to parents from the headmaster 4/3/2020/in Farragut Today - Alumni eNews Features, The Farragut Experience /by Jessica Van Curen
I hope this note finds each of you healthy and well in these challenging times. Everyone in the Admiral Farragut Academy community is demonstrating remarkable resilience, strength, and agility in the midst of this global pandemic. I have received numerous reports by parents of people in our Farragut Community going above and beyond for each other.
As we come to the end of our first week of distance learning I have some important updates in addition to several reminders: Read more