Aviation student, Jose Lynch ‘18, flies solo for the first time

Please join the Aviation department in congratulating Jose Lynch ‘18 on earning his solo endorsement. Jose flew solo for the first time on February 28, 2018, in Cessna 172SP N6013J on runway 7 at Albert Whitted Airport.

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Once upon a time, in Programming class…

In Shannon LoRusso’s Lower School Technology and Computer Programming class, 6th-grade students have been learning how to program using Alice, an innovative block-based programming environment that makes it easy to create animations, build interactive narratives, or program simple games in 3D. For their 3rd quarter assignment, they worked together to create their own fairy tales. The students were required to have some of the same elements that they worked on together in class but then were given freedom to add on and elaborate their stories.

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10 Reasons to Choose Summer Camp at Admiral Farragut Academy

Get a glimpse of the awesome that happens here all year long by attending our fun and educational summer camps!

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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

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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Trials and Tribulations of a Sailing Team

Written By: Sailing Coach Rebecca Hofmeister

Dawn breaks. The temperature outside is a crisp 54 degrees with overcast skies and impending rain. On December 9th the high school sailors from Admiral Farragut Academy loaded up in the car to head down to Sarasota for the third regatta of the season. The three teams of sailors, consisting of cadets Robert Laovoravit ‘18, Rex Walrond ‘19, Emmett Senentz ‘19, William Ries ‘22, and Osvaldo De Leon ‘22, had been preparing for this moment for weeks, and practiced at the waterfront almost every day. Read more

5th grade attends Enterprise Village

On Friday, January 19th 5th-grade students spent the day at Enterprise Village by the Stavros Institute. Enterprise Village is a self-contained economic education program that provides a hands-on learning experience unlike any other. Read more