BlueJacket girls wrestling team competes at state tournament

Cadets Angela LoRusso ’19 and Madison Moore ’21 competed in the 2019 Florida Girls State Wrestling Tournament this weekend. This year’s girl’s state tournament was the toughest competition in its 8-year history with 275 girls from 94 schools competing. Girls wrestling has seen exponential growth in Florida the past few years with an estimated 700 girls registered this season. And girls wrestling continues to be the fastest growing high school sport nationally.

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February 19-23: 4 Day Flash Sale in School Spirit Online Store

Attention BlueJackets! Between now and February 23rd @ 11:59pm EST get 20% off your order at our online School Spirit store.

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“Reach for the Stars” – How you can help support the Parents’ Group and this event

Dear Farragut Families,

I wanted to reach out to all of you with an update on the exciting things that are shaping up around our auction “Reach for the Stars” on Saturday, April 6th and to let you know where we need your assistance.

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JJ Buggle recognized as Ambassador of the Year by the Treasure Island and Madeira Beach Chamber of Commerce

President of the Treasure Island and Madeira Beach Chamber, Joe Dise, and JJ Buggle.

This year, JJ Buggle, Admiral Farragut Academy Director of Community Outreach, has been diligently connecting with the community and actively engaging with organizations including the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber, and the Seminole Chamber of Commerce to share about the amazing things happening at Admiral Farragut Academy.

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Farragut cadet earns prestigious General Norman H. Schwarzkopf Leadership Award

On February 11th Admiral Farragut Academy had an opportunity to recognize one of its top leaders during the morning formation. The Academy is pleased to announce that CLTJG Shyann Laporte ’20, an outstanding cadet, has been recognized as one of only five students to be chosen from among hundreds as a winner of the West Point Society of West Florida’s prestigious General Norman H. Schwarzkopf Leadership Award.

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Please invite prospective families to Farragut’s upcoming Open Houses

Greetings Farragut Families!

We are pleased to announce that Admiral Farragut Academy will be hosting a Lower School Open House on the morning of Thursday, April 4th and an Upper & Boarding School Open House on the morning of Sunday, April 28th.

We feel that we have a very special community here at Farragut, and our goal is to share that with the rest of St. Petersburg and the world! We see this as an opportunity for us to spread the word about what Admiral Farragut Academy has to offer, and we are asking for your help.

If you have friends, acquaintances, co-workers, or family that you think might be looking for the perfect academic fit for their child, please help us get the word out about our Open Houses by sending them to our landing page:

Thank you for helping our Farragut Family grow!


The Farragut Admissions Team

Jaclyn Cole, Jordan Seivold, Pamela Pardi, Stephanie Wood

7th graders compete in Survival Robot competition

Recently, Mrs. LoRusso’s 7th grade STEM class had their competition for their Survival Project Robots. They had high school Principles of Engineering students judge their robots. The winners are Karolina Kutova and Koen Thill.

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A letter from the Admiral’s Athletics Club; updates on fundraising, volunteering, projects, and more

It has been an exciting first half of the 2018-2019 school year for our athletes and for the Admiral’s Athletics Club (AAC)! We wanted to thank all our sponsors, volunteers, teachers and staff supporters who have made it all possible.  

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11 student-athletes sign for college on National Signing Day 2019

On Wednesday, February 6th, Admiral Farragut Academy’s athletics department held a ceremony in the West Lounge of Farragut Hall for National Signing Day. 11 student-athletes from 5 different sports signed to continue their athletic career at the college level.

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